LCPS Turnaround. Expeditionary Force and First Wave in Transformation to High Performing District. Andrea Fletcher, Associate Superintendent for Turnaround July 31, 2013. Purpose. To create high performing schools with no fewer than 85 % of our students proficient by March 2016 (32 months)
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Expeditionary Force and First Wave in Transformation to High Performing District
Andrea Fletcher, Associate Superintendent for Turnaround
July 31, 2013
To create high performing schools with no fewer than 85 % of our students proficient by March 2016 (32 months)
Our kids deserve the fullest preparation we can give them to break the cycle of poverty in our community.
Is it possible?
2003-2006 scores show dramatic increase
Math- 7% year 1 to 82% year 4
ELA- 46% year 1 to 80% year 4
Math- 44% proficient 05/06 to 86% 07/08
ELA- 49% in 05/06 to 88% in 07/08
Math- 2% in 05/06 to 79% in 08/09
Rdg- 32% in 05/06 to 79% in 08/09
Lever 1- Culture of High Expectations
Lever 2- Data Driven Instruction
Lever 3- Observation and Feedback
Lever 4- Planning
Lever 5- Professional Development
What “low hanging fruit” can you pick to help build excitement for your turnaround?
“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable”
Moving data to understanding and action
KUDOS, KUDOS, KUDOS!!!!!
What actions does the principal take to create an environment of safety allowing for honest, productive conversations?
What actions does the principal take to keep the meeting focused on learning?
Could this meeting lead to differentiated walkthroughs in the coming week?
Jump in and learn from the process!
“A goal without a plan is a wish.”
Antoine de Exupery
“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower Plans change!
Breakout rooms by team
Cotter’s change model: