Evaluation of the Seattle Public School s Family Support Program

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Evaluation of the Seattle Public School s Family Support Program"

Transcription

1 Evaluation of the Seattle Public School s Family Support Program The 17 th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health October 26, 2012 Michael Pullmann, Ph.D Eric Bruns, Ph.D. Ericka Weathers, M.A. Spencer Hensley, B.A. University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Isabel Muñoz-Colón, MPA City of Seattle Office for Education, Seattle, WA Acquinetta Williams and Micheal Melonson, BA Family Support Program, Seattle Public Schools, Seattle, WA 1

2 2011 Families & Education Levy: Goals Goals of Levy Kindergarten readiness Improving academic achievement and closing the achievement gap Students graduate from high school college/career ready Performance Measures (Outcomes/Indicators) Academic growth Passing courses Attendance Gains in English language acquisition 2011 Families & Education Levy 2

3 2011 Families & Education Levy: Investment Areas Administration: 9,364, % Evaluation: $1,400, % Health: $44,365, % Early Learning: $61,050, % High School: $20,728, % Middle School: $44,593, % Elementary School: $54,007, % 2011 Families & Education Levy 3

4 Family Support Program Former Outcomes & Indicators Attendance Homework Behavior Mobility Parent Involvement Current Outcome & Indicators Attendance Reading

5 Family Support Program ACADEMIC SUPPORT TEAM Links w/ teachers, school and staff Communication w/ families Support for family events ACADEMIC SUPPORT TEAM Meets weekly or bi-weekly COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION Cultural/Linguistic Support Outreach Specific Indentified work w/ sub groups of focus student Connection w/ community services and resources Monitors student progress and assessments Plans academic events for families Updates student/family data

6

7 FSW Special Projects Latino Achiever Academy African American Male Leaders Club Primary Learning and Intervention Project Parent and Student Learning Libraries Kindergarten Transition Nights Pre-K Referral Process MSW Project Project which will work closely with FSW at Tier 3 schools providing intensive/wrap around support to case load students.

8 The African-American Male Project s goal is to provide interventions that inspire, promote and instill character, along with strategies and lifestyle standards that enable these young men to aspire and achieve their dreams and reach their destiny.

9 Community Service Partnerships Boeing Employees CU Washington State 4- H Junior Achievement Therapeutic Health Services/Central Youth and Family Services Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club Councilmen Larry Gossett, King County Government Seattle Fire Department Training Facility Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) Other Committed Individuals & Volunteers

10 Purpose of the Family Support Program Evaluation Funded by Seattle s Office for Education (OFE) To better understand the Family Support Program, the activities and the services the program provides, and the outcomes experienced by students and families. 10

11 FSP Evaluation Questions Is there a clear understanding and shared vision among stakeholders (administrators, program staff, others) for the rationale, activities, and measurable goals of the FSP? If so, what is it? Where are there differences in opinion, and why? Are there national models or best practices for providing support in school settings? How is the FSP similar to or different from these practices? Which practices might be beneficial to add? 11

12 FSP Evaluation Questions Do students served by the FSP show more improvements in the following outcomes than statistically matched comparison students who did not receive FSP services: Increased attendance Decreased disciplinary actions Improved standardized test (MAP) scores English Proficiency scores Mobility What are the mechanisms and moderators of change, i.e.: Particular types of FSP services/fsw activities Dosage effects, e.g., increased support is related to more improvement? 12

13 Methodology Literature Review Advisory and Leadership Committees Logic Model Site Observations Quantitative Data Analysis Focus Groups 13

14 From Family Support to Student Success: The Theory Identify children who are struggling Identify service gaps and family resource needs that are barriers to children s learning Build and promote connections among school, community resources, and families to help fill gaps and meet needs Promote family engagement, involvement, and family voice in education Address family needs in an empowering way Increased family access to school and community resources Increased family involvement in education at home and at school Increased family self-efficacy, self-esteem, and advocacy skills Reduced barriers to academic success Family better able to meet basic needs Reduced mobility Improved attendance Improved homework completion Improved behavior in school Increased academic performance, social skills, and health of students Altered life trajectory of atrisk youth and families Note: This model is a slightly adapted version of a model described in Kalafat,

15 RESULTS Focus Groups 15

16 Focus group research methods In February and March we held 7 focus groups: 2 groups with FSWs (10 FSWs) 1 group with principals (2 principals) 2 groups with school staff (6 teachers, 3 counselors, 1 student support specialist) 1 group with parents (5 parents) 1 group with Office for Education and debriefing conversations with FSP administration and the Office for Education 15 schools were represented 16

17 Main findings from focus groups Much support for the program from Teachers, Principals, Counselors, and Parents If it wasn t for the FSP, I d Quit Have to move into my office I don t know what I would do We heard dozens of anecdotal stories from Teachers, Parents, Counselors, FSWs, and Principals about families that were helped by the program Most stories tied the work of the FSP to improved academic functioning, even without us asking about this directly 17

18 Main findings from focus groups Parents reported feeling like they had an advocate and someone they could trust, in spite of distrust of the school district or animosity with teachers and principals If it wasn t for the FSW, I would be in jail for assault. 18

19 Main findings from focus groups System for recording FSW activities was not considered useful FSWs wanted involvement in restructuring data collection system and system for case management 19

20 Main findings from focus groups Agreed-upon indicators of program success: Parent involvement in schools Attendance Disciplinary actions Teacher ratings of student behavior Mobility Measures of child academic progress and growth based on standardized tests Minor disagreement on: Homework completion Strong disagreement on: Standardized test cutoff scores 20

21 Main findings from focus groups FSWs asked for some additional support Continue to build and expand networks of support among the FSWs; Desire for professional development seminars that are more targeted towards collecting and using data for decision making, and activities focused on academic success; More individual consultation and help with complex cases and navigating the school district. 21

22 RESULTS Students Served Activities of FSWs Relationship to Academic Outcomes (Individual and School Level) 22

23 Focus schools focus schools Mean Range Total Enrollment % Special Education % Free/Reduced Lunch % Teachers w/ at Least Master s Degree Unemployment % in community % Below Poverty Line in community

24 Students served in ,083 focus students served (K-5) 1,545 non-focus students served (K-5) Total of 2,628 students served (about 10% of SPS students K-5) 23,923 other students K-5 who did not receive services 31% of these focus students were also focus students in % were focus students in Race/Ethnicity FSP All others students % % -White 5% 47% -Hispanic 24% 12% -Asian 12% 17% -Native American 3% 1% -Black 51% 16% -Multi-Racial 4% 6% -Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1% 1% Free/Reduced Lunch Eligibility 87% 37% Male 54% 51% Special Education 21% 12% English Proficiency 57% 79% Living with two parents 41% 74% 24

25 Parent surveys showed significant improvement Surveys conducted by the FSP at the beginning and end of the year found statistically significant small-to-moderate-sized improvements in: Parent reports of involvement with the school, communication with teachers, helping children with homework, connecting children with resources (mentors & tutors), & more. 25

26 Limitations of comparison Analyses limited by weak methods Could not develop a statistically valid matched sample Many students touched by the program Can be thought of as a school-wide program Context of the schools, students, and communities is vital Because of these challenges, we use a variety of comparisons Most often, we look at individual change from the prior year Focus students All other students 26

27 Individual-level analyses Attendance No change in % attended between years Suspensions Higher % suspended in FSP between years 27

28 Individual-level analyses Academic performance Math standardized tests No change in % meeting standards between years 67.4% of FSP group met standards for progress, compared to 75.8% of all other students Reading standardized tests No change in % meeting standards between years 64.9% of FSP group met standards for progress, compared to 72.7% of all other students 28

29 Individual-level analyses Mobility No differences between FSP and all other students in % of youth moves Reasons for moves were approximately identical for both groups Focus students n=818 All other SPS students n=26,015 0 moves 67% 68% 1 move 31% 30% 2 moves 2% 2% 3 moves 0.6% 0.5% 4+ moves % 29

30 School-level analyses The FSP was not related to academic progress after controlling for poverty 30

31 The FSP was not strongly related to attendance after controlling for poverty r = -.526, p <

32 The FSP was not related to suspensions after controlling for poverty r =.579, p <

33 There was a trend that the FSP is related to reduced mobility after controlling for poverty r =.630, p <

34 There was a trend that the FSP is related to increased resources in the school, after controlling for poverty 34

35 Summary of overall findings The FSP Theory of change aligns with theory about facilitating positive academic outcomes by providing learning supports and addressing barriers FSWs engage in activities theoretically linked to academics Basic needs (food, transportation), communicating with parents, connections with community resources, etc. Parents report improvements in their involvement in the school and connecting their child to academic activities Some evidence for a positive impact on proximal outcomes of reduced mobility and increased resources in the school 35

36 From Family Support to Student Success: Testing the Theory Identify children who are struggling Identify service gaps and family resource needs that are barriers to children s learning Build and promote connections among school, community resources, and families to help fill gaps and meet needs Promote family engagement, involvement, and family voice in education Address family needs in an empowering way Increased family access to school and community resources Increased family involvement in education at home and at school Increased family self-efficacy, selfesteem, and advocacy skills Reduced barriers to academic success Family better able to meet basic needs Reduced mobility Improved homework completion Improved behavior in school Improved attendance Increased academic performance Increased social skills and health of students Altered life trajectory of at-risk youth and families Note: This model is a slightly adapted version of a model described in Kalafat,

37 Summary of findings, continued These proximal outcomes do not appear to be measurably related to improved academic performance. Activities should strive to make this connection. However, methodological limitations and the lack of a control group hinder our conclusions (i.e. FSP students may have gotten worse without the program) 37

38 From Family Support to Student Success: Testing the Theory Identify children who are struggling Identify service gaps and family resource needs that are barriers to children s learning Build and promote connections among school, community resources, and families to help fill gaps and meet needs Promote family engagement, involvement, and family voice in education Address family needs in an empowering way Increased family access to school and community resources Increased family involvement in education at home and at school Increased family self-efficacy, selfesteem, and advocacy skills Reduced barriers to academic success Family better able to meet basic needs Reduced mobility Improved homework completion Improved behavior in school? Improved attendance Increased academic performance Increased social skills and health of students Altered life trajectory of at-risk youth and families Note: This model is a slightly adapted version of a model described in Kalafat,

39 Implementation Team Team made up of staff of Seattle Public Schools and Office for Education, Family Support Workers, King County Public Health stakeholders, and principals Charged with developing and implementing an Action Plan based on recommendations from UW study Team will make recommendations on performance measures, data collection, and professional development

40 Recommendations: Performance Measures Narrowed number of performance measures reported to the Office for Education Focus now on one academic content area (Reading) Academic performance outcomes based on growth Removed measures that were time intensive to be collected but not closely related to student academic outcomes

41 Recommendation: Data Collection Removed data collection that was not useful Teacher Survey Updated data collection tools to be more aligned with what FSWs need and with performance measures Service Plans Parent Survey Streamlined data collection process Case Management Notes

42 Recommendation: Professional Development Include training focused on academic support of students Training on understanding student assessments and communicating information to parents and guardians

43 Thank you! Please contact us if you have any questions: Eric Bruns Mike Pullmann Ericka Weathers Isabel Muñoz-Colón Acquinetta Williams Michael Melonson 43

Evaluation of the Seattle Public Schools Family Support Program

Evaluation of the Seattle Public Schools Family Support Program Evaluation of the Seattle Public Schools Family Support Program Final Report June 19, 2012 Michael Pullmann, Ph.D. Ericka Weathers, M.A. Spencer Hensley, B.A. Eric Bruns, Ph.D. DIVISION OF PUBLIC BEHAVIORAL

More information

Executive Summary. Southwestern Middle School

Executive Summary. Southwestern Middle School Volusia County School District Ms. Mamie N Oatis 605 W. New Hampshire Ave. DeLand, FL 32720-7228 Document Generated On December 18, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

COVER SHEET. Organization name: Powerful Schools. Organization address: 3401 Rainier Ave S, Suite C, Seattle, WA 98144

COVER SHEET. Organization name: Powerful Schools. Organization address: 3401 Rainier Ave S, Suite C, Seattle, WA 98144 City of Seattle Families and Education Levy Attachment 1 Request for Qualifications Elementary Social, Emotional, Behavioral and Family Support Organization Information: Organization name: Powerful Schools

More information

Bangor Central Elementary School 2014-2015 Annual Education Report

Bangor Central Elementary School 2014-2015 Annual Education Report Bangor Central Elementary School 24-25 Melissa Vrable; Principal March 23, 26 Dear Parents and Community Members: We are pleased to present you with the (AER) which provides key information on the 24 5

More information

Literacy & Social Justice Youth Development. Social Equity Leadership Conference 2013

Literacy & Social Justice Youth Development. Social Equity Leadership Conference 2013 Literacy & Social Justice Youth Development Social Equity Leadership Conference 2013 Students living in poverty tend to be less prepared for school compared to their middle-class counterparts Summer Learning

More information

The University of the State of New York The State Education Department DIAGNOSTIC TOOL FOR SCHOOL AND DISTRICT EFFECTIVENESS (DTSDE)

The University of the State of New York The State Education Department DIAGNOSTIC TOOL FOR SCHOOL AND DISTRICT EFFECTIVENESS (DTSDE) The University of the State of New York The State Education Department DIAGNOSTIC TOOL FOR SCHOOL AND DISTRICT EFFECTIVENESS (DTSDE) BEDS Code 61030106001 School Name Dryden Elementary School School Address

More information

New York State Profile

New York State Profile New York State Profile Jennifer Guinn EDUC 547 FALL 2008 According to 2006 U.S. Census estimates, with a total population of over 19 million people, 20 percent of New York State s population were foreign-born

More information

Allen Elementary School

Allen Elementary School Allen Elementary School April 4, 216 Dear Parents and Community Members: We are pleased to present you with the (AER), which provides key information on the 214-15 educational progress for the. The AER

More information

Executive Summary. Eagles Nest Elementary School

Executive Summary. Eagles Nest Elementary School Orange County Public Schools Britt Despenza, Principal 5353 Metrowest Blvd Orlando, FL 32811-2703 Document Generated On August 27, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

Executive Summary. J. Colin English Elementary School

Executive Summary. J. Colin English Elementary School Lee County School District Mr. Joe Williams III 120 Pine Island Road North Fort Myers, FL 33903-3740 Document Generated On January 23, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2

More information

Conducting the Parent and Family Involvement Survey for your school(s): Instructions and Guidelines

Conducting the Parent and Family Involvement Survey for your school(s): Instructions and Guidelines Conducting the Parent and Family Involvement Survey for your school(s): Instructions and Guidelines The Survey Instrument The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) has developed and piloted a Parent and Family

More information

Geographic Area - Humboldt Park

Geographic Area - Humboldt Park SABIN Geographic Area - Humboldt Park Official School Name Albert R Sabin Elementary Magnet School Address 2216 W Hirsch St Chicago, Illinois 60622 Number Of Students Served Capacity Utilization Adjusted

More information

Wolf Point Public Schools Southside School Northside School Junior High School High School

Wolf Point Public Schools Southside School Northside School Junior High School High School Wolf Point Public Schools Southside School Northside School Junior High School High School Wolf Point, Montana Districts 45 and 45A Report Card 2012-2013 School Year 1 BELIEVE -- ACHIEVE -- SUCCEED Mission

More information

Executive Summary. Rosemary Anderson High School North. Mr. Joe McFerrin, II, Director 717 N. Killingsworth Portland, OR

Executive Summary. Rosemary Anderson High School North. Mr. Joe McFerrin, II, Director 717 N. Killingsworth Portland, OR Mr. Joe McFerrin, II, Director 717 N. Killingsworth Portland, OR 97217-2335 Document Generated On October 14, 2016 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's Purpose 4 Notable

More information

Executive Summary. Bel Air Elementary

Executive Summary. Bel Air Elementary Minot Public School District #l Mr. Mike Fogarty, Principal 501 25th St NW Minot, ND 58703-1869 Document Generated On February 13, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

DRAFT. Denver Plan 2014. Every Child Succeeds

DRAFT. Denver Plan 2014. Every Child Succeeds Denver Plan 2014 Every Child Succeeds 100 80 Introduction Every child takes that first step into their first day of school with butterflies and talent, potential and dreams. It s the day that the door

More information

Tulsa Public Schools District Secondary School Counseling Program

Tulsa Public Schools District Secondary School Counseling Program Tulsa Public Schools District Secondary School Counseling Program Excellence and High Expectations with a Commitment to All Tulsa School Counseling Program A school counseling program is comprehensive

More information

Enrollment Application 2014-2015

Enrollment Application 2014-2015 Enrollment Application 2014-2015 Student Name: Date: Current Grade Level: Current School: Date of College Track Presentation: Submit Application by: Checklist of items that must be returned to College

More information

Whiting School of Engineering. Diversity Report, 2006

Whiting School of Engineering. Diversity Report, 2006 Whiting School of Engineering Diversity Report, 2006 Leadership through Innovation is the vision statement of the Whiting School of Engineering. Leadership, however, can only be attained by fostering the

More information

South Dakota DOE 2014-2015 Report Card

South Dakota DOE 2014-2015 Report Card Performance Indicators School Performance Index District Classification: - Exemplary Schools 1 / 24 Schools 4.17% Status Schools 1 / 24 Schools 4.17% Progressing Schools 19 / 24 Schools * No bar will display

More information

AdvancED School Executive. Summary. BASIS Tucson

AdvancED School Executive. Summary. BASIS Tucson AdvancED School Executive Summary BASIS Tucson Julia K Toews, Headmaster 3825 E. Second St. Tucson, AZ 85716 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 AdvancED School Executive Summary 2 Section 1: Introduction

More information

Wolf Point Public Schools

Wolf Point Public Schools Wolf Point Public Schools Southside School Northside School Junior High School High School Wolf Point, Montana Districts 45 and 45A Report Card 2013-2014 School Year BELIEVE -- ACHIEVE -- SUCCEED Mission

More information

Executive Summary. John N. C. Stockton Elementary School

Executive Summary. John N. C. Stockton Elementary School Duval County School District Mrs. Charlene McEarl, Principal 4827 Carlisle Rd Jacksonville, FL 32210-8164 Document Generated On January 30, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School

More information

BEYOND THE LESSON PLAN: SCHOOL-BASED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

BEYOND THE LESSON PLAN: SCHOOL-BASED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES BEYOND THE LESSON PLAN: SCHOOL-BASED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES Mark Sander, PsyD, LP Senior Clinical Psychologist Mental Health Coordinator Hennepin County/Minneapolis Public Schools Racine, WI Community

More information

Executive Summary. Arden Elementary School

Executive Summary. Arden Elementary School Richland County School District #1 Dr. Peggie A Grant, Principal 1300 Ashley Street Columbia, SC 29203 Document Generated On October 17, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School

More information

LOCAL CONTROL & ACCOUNTABILITY PLAN LCAP:

LOCAL CONTROL & ACCOUNTABILITY PLAN LCAP: LOCAL CONTROL & ACCOUNTABILITY PLAN LCAP: 2014-2017 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Table of Contents Our Mission, Vision and Values... iii Background... iv LCAP Executive Summary... vi Chart

More information

Executive Summary. Powder Springs Elementary School

Executive Summary. Powder Springs Elementary School Cobb County School District Debbie Broadnax, Principal 4570 Grady Grier Dr Powder Springs, GA 30127-2555 Document Generated On October 20, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School

More information

CAS-Carrera, 21 st Century Community Learning Centers and ASPIRA of NJ: A Natural Partnership

CAS-Carrera, 21 st Century Community Learning Centers and ASPIRA of NJ: A Natural Partnership CAS-Carrera, 21 st Century Community Learning Centers and ASPIRA of NJ: A Natural Partnership This project was funded in its entirety with federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by

More information

2014-2015 School Accountability Report

2014-2015 School Accountability Report Kermit Roosevelt Booker, Sr. Innovative Elementary School Clark County School District 2277 N. Martin L. King Blvd. Marcus J. Mason, Principal Las Vegas, NV 89106 Grade Levels: PK-5 Ph: 702-799-4720, Fax:

More information

Tulsa Public Schools District School Counseling Program Elementary

Tulsa Public Schools District School Counseling Program Elementary Tulsa Public Schools District School Counseling Program Elementary Revised 2013 Excellence and High Expectations with a Commitment to All Tulsa School Counseling Program A school counseling program is

More information

CALIFORNIA S NEW EDUCATION FUNDING FORMULA:

CALIFORNIA S NEW EDUCATION FUNDING FORMULA: CALIFORNIA S NEW EDUCATION FUNDING FORMULA: What is it? Who benefits? What does it mean for students? How can I get involved? In July 2013, California dramatically reformed the way we fund our schools.

More information

Preparing to Serve: Online Training Modules

Preparing to Serve: Online Training Modules Preparing to Serve: Online Training Modules M A S S E N, A. A N D K O W A L E W S K I, B. ( E D S. ) C O P Y R I G H T 2 0 1 0. W E B E R S T A T E U N I V E R S I T Y P R E P A R I N G T O S E R V E :

More information

About the Finalist. Cumberland County Schools North Carolina DISTRICT PROFILE

About the Finalist. Cumberland County Schools North Carolina DISTRICT PROFILE About the Finalist Cumberland County Schools North Carolina DISTRICT PROFILE Superintendent Dr. Frank Till became superintendent in June 2009, after leading the Boys & Girls Clubs in Broward County, Fla.,

More information

REILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

REILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL REILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL COUNSELING ADVISORY COUNCIL Initial Meeting December 1 st 2014 ROLE OF ADVISORY COUNCIL Introduction of Members Role of Advisory Council ROLE OF ADVISORY COUNCIL The advisory

More information

Race Matters. Household Asset Poverty by Race in North Carolina. Child Poverty by County

Race Matters. Household Asset Poverty by Race in North Carolina. Child Poverty by County Race Matters Children of color are more likely to grow up in both income poverty and asset poverty. This double burden creates a difficult barrier for children to overcome. As adults, children of color

More information

Results: Statewide Stakeholder Consultation on Draft Early Childhood Standards and Indicators

Results: Statewide Stakeholder Consultation on Draft Early Childhood Standards and Indicators Results: Statewide Stakeholder Consultation on Draft Early Childhood Standards and Indicators Prepared for Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Human Services February 2011

More information

Executive Summary DRAFT. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School

Executive Summary DRAFT. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School Executive Summary Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School Dougherty County School System Mr. David C Adams, Assistant Principal 3125 Martin Luther King Drive Albany, GA 31707 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction

More information

Executive Summary. Monroe County Middle School

Executive Summary. Monroe County Middle School Monroe County Schools Dr. Efrem Yarber, Principal 66 Thornton Road Forsyth, GA 31029 Document Generated On January 3, 2016 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's Purpose

More information

CHANGING THE PICTURE OF EDUCATION IN South Central Texas

CHANGING THE PICTURE OF EDUCATION IN South Central Texas COMMUNITiES IN SCHOOLS Spring 2014 REPORT CHANGING THE PICTURE OF EDUCATION IN South Central Texas www.cis-sct.org COMMUNITiES IN SCHOOLS SPRING 2014 REPORT CHANGING THE PICTURE OF EDUCATION IN south central

More information

School Accountability Report

School Accountability Report Valleys High School Washoe County School District 1470 East Golden Valley Rd Jeana Curtis, Principal Reno, NV 89506 Grade Levels: 09-12 Ph: 775-677-5499, Fax: 775-677-5497 Website: www.washoecountyschools.org/northvalleyshs

More information

Burlington Parents and Youth for Change Full Research Report on Advisory: Students Who are Known Well & Ready for the Future June 4, 2014

Burlington Parents and Youth for Change Full Research Report on Advisory: Students Who are Known Well & Ready for the Future June 4, 2014 1 Burlington Parents and Youth for Change Full Research Report on Advisory: Students Who are Known Well & Ready for the Future June 4, 2014 Parents and Youth for Change empowers families to improve educational

More information

COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITY SCHOOLS

COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITY SCHOOLS Males of Color Initiatives in America s Great s: Coordinating a Citywide Summit or with City Hall Follow Through on the Pledge: As of January 15, 2016 COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITY SCHOOLS 1 Males of Color

More information

T. S. Cooper Elementary School Comprehensive School Improvement Plan 2015-2017 Mr. Jeremy Wright, Principal

T. S. Cooper Elementary School Comprehensive School Improvement Plan 2015-2017 Mr. Jeremy Wright, Principal T. S. Cooper Elementary School Comprehensive School Improvement Plan 2015-2017 Mr. Jeremy Wright, Dr. Barry Williams, Superintendent Gates County Public Schools T. S. Cooper Elementary School School Improvement

More information

Executive Summary. Dove Science Academy-Tulsa. Mr. Abidin Erez, Principal 280 S. Memorial Dr. Tulsa, OK 74112

Executive Summary. Dove Science Academy-Tulsa. Mr. Abidin Erez, Principal 280 S. Memorial Dr. Tulsa, OK 74112 Mr. Abidin Erez, Principal 280 S. Memorial Dr. Tulsa, OK 74112 Document Generated On March 11, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's Purpose 3 Notable Achievements

More information

CHANGING THE PICTURE OF EDUCATION IN north carolina

CHANGING THE PICTURE OF EDUCATION IN north carolina COMMUNITiES IN SCHOOLS Spring 2014 REPORT CHANGING THE PICTURE OF EDUCATION IN north carolina www.cisnc.org COMMUNITiES IN SCHOOLS SPRING 2014 REPORT CHANGING THE PICTURE OF EDUCATION IN north carolina

More information

Gwinnett County Public Schools, Ga.

Gwinnett County Public Schools, Ga. , Ga. District Profile*: Rank among U.S. school districts (by size): 14 Number of schools: 123 Number of students: 159,298 Number of teachers: 11,000 Per pupil expenditures**: $8,859 Superintendent: J.

More information

ILLINOIS SCHOOL REPORT CARD

ILLINOIS SCHOOL REPORT CARD 5-8-9-6- MASCOUTAH ELEM SCHOOL MASCOUTAH C U DISTRICT 9 MASCOUTAH, ILLINOIS GRADES : PK K 5 6 MASCOUTAH ELEM SCHOOL ILLINOIS SCHOOL REPORT CARD and federal laws require public school districts to release

More information

Executive Summary. Wolf Lake Middle School

Executive Summary. Wolf Lake Middle School Orange County Public Schools Ms. Laura Beusse, Principal 1725 W Ponkan Rd Apopka, FL 32712-5623 Document Generated On August 26, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

Hopkins Elementary School CSIP Porter Hopkins Elementary School

Hopkins Elementary School CSIP Porter Hopkins Elementary School Hopkins Elementary School CSIP 2012-13 Somerset Independent School District Mr. Michael Reynolds, Principal 210 May Street Somerset, KY 42501 Document Generated On January 24, 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Overview

More information

K12 Virtual Academies February 4, 2014

K12 Virtual Academies February 4, 2014 K12 Virtual Academies February 4, 2014 2 Map of enrollment 3 K12 Profile Provide curriculum and administrative services to 48 full time online partner schools in 38 states and 5 blended, or flex, sites

More information

River Islands Technology Academy School Accountability Report Card Reported Using Data from the 2013-14 School Year Published During 2014-15

River Islands Technology Academy School Accountability Report Card Reported Using Data from the 2013-14 School Year Published During 2014-15 River Islands Technology Academy School Accountability Report Card Reported Using Data from the 2013-14 School Year Published During 2014-15 Every school in California is required by state law to publish

More information

Improving Student Attendance In California: Leveraging Our Unprecedented Opportunities

Improving Student Attendance In California: Leveraging Our Unprecedented Opportunities Improving Student Attendance In California: Leveraging Our Unprecedented Opportunities May 2014 www.attendanceworks.org Increased Attendance Involves a 3-Tiered Approach that Fits with Most Reform Efforts

More information

Rockton Grade School, School Improvement Plan School Improvement Plan for. Rockton Grade School 1050 East Union Street Rockton, IL 61072

Rockton Grade School, School Improvement Plan School Improvement Plan for. Rockton Grade School 1050 East Union Street Rockton, IL 61072 School Improvement Plan for Rockton Grade School 1050 East Union Street Rockton, IL 61072 2010-2012 1 Table of Contents Introduction and Planning Process 3 RGS Mission Statement 3 DEMOGRAPHICS: School

More information

John Muir Middle School School Accountability Report Card Reported Using Data from the 2013-14 School Year Published During 2014-15

John Muir Middle School School Accountability Report Card Reported Using Data from the 2013-14 School Year Published During 2014-15 John Muir Middle School School Accountability Report Card Reported Using Data from the 2013-14 School Year Published During 2014-15 Every school in California is required by state law to publish a School

More information

INDIVIDUAL LEARNING PLANS

INDIVIDUAL LEARNING PLANS INDIVIDUAL LEARNING PLANS Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators Association Summer Institute July 31, 2014 Lisa Harney College and Career Readiness Individual Learning Plans AGENDA Setting the

More information

Executive Summary. Health, Wellness and Environmental Studies Magnet School

Executive Summary. Health, Wellness and Environmental Studies Magnet School Health, Wellness and Environmental Studies Magnet School Jonesboro School District Ms. Cynthia Wright, Principal 1001 Rosemond Jonesboro, AR 72401 Document Generated On December 18, 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS

More information

Executive Summary. Prince Edward County Map. Prince Edward County Schools

Executive Summary. Prince Edward County Map. Prince Edward County Schools Executive Summary Prince Edward County Map Prince Edward County Schools Prince Edward County Public Schools operates one elementary, one middle, and one high school, which includes a Career Technical Education

More information

Generation Next Leadership Council SPECIAL SESSION

Generation Next Leadership Council SPECIAL SESSION Generation Next Leadership Council SPECIAL SESSION AGENDA June 11, 2014 9:00 9:45am Minneapolis Public Schools 1250 W. Broadway, Minneapolis Assembly Room S1-404, 1st Floor 9:00 AM Introduction R.T. Rybak

More information

Getting a Community After School Program Off the Ground Tip Sheet for Iowa State University Extension Staff

Getting a Community After School Program Off the Ground Tip Sheet for Iowa State University Extension Staff Getting a Community After School Program Off the Ground Tip Sheet for Iowa State University Extension Staff Getting a community after school program off the ground can seem overwhelming and daunting. Like

More information

Delray Beach CSAP - Kindergarten Readiness

Delray Beach CSAP - Kindergarten Readiness Delray Beach CSAP - Kindergarten Readiness Assurance #1 School Readiness has improved over the past four (4) years and stands at 78% in 2011 with 75% of our students attending a State Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten

More information

for LM students have apparently been based on the assumption that, like U.S. born English speaking children, LM children enter U.S.

for LM students have apparently been based on the assumption that, like U.S. born English speaking children, LM children enter U.S. 1 The Effects of Counseling on Academic Achievement among Language Minority (LM) Middle School Students Timothy Fitzgerald Garnet-Patterson Middle School District of Columbia Public Schools Submitted June

More information

Individual Learning Plans

Individual Learning Plans Individual Learning Plans College and Career Readiness Webinar Series May 12, 2015 Lisa Harney College and Career Readiness Individual Learning Plans AGENDA College and Career Readiness Planning for success

More information

South Dakota DOE 2013-2014 Report Card

South Dakota DOE 2013-2014 Report Card School Classification: Focus Title I Designation: Schoolwide Performance Indicators * No bar will display at the school or district level if the subgroup does not meet minimum size for reporting purposes.

More information

School Accountability Report

School Accountability Report George Elementary School Washoe County School District 1785 Ambassador Drive Tiffany McMaster, Principal Reno, NV 89523 Grade Levels: PK-05 Ph: 775-746-5800, Fax: 775-746-5803 Website: www.westergardschool.org/

More information

2016 Hopkins Elementary School. Hopkins Elementary School

2016 Hopkins Elementary School. Hopkins Elementary School Somerset Independent Michael Reynolds, Principal 210 May Street Somerset, KY 42501 Document Generated On December 10, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Overview 1 Goals Summary 2 Goal 1: Increase the averaged combined

More information

Edmonds School District School Improvement Planning Process Each Student Learning, Every Day! School Name: Meadowdale Middle School Year:

Edmonds School District School Improvement Planning Process Each Student Learning, Every Day! School Name: Meadowdale Middle School Year: School Name: Meadowdale Middle School Year: 2015-16 School Theory of Action/Target Area IF students are regularly engaged in rigorous, accessible, standards-based tasks, regularly using technology and

More information

STRATEGIC SCHOOL PROFILE 2010-11. Middle and Junior High School Edition. Great Oak School. Oxford School District

STRATEGIC SCHOOL PROFILE 2010-11. Middle and Junior High School Edition. Great Oak School. Oxford School District 108-51 STRATEGIC SCHOOL PROFILE 2010-11 Middle and Junior High School Edition Great Oak School Oxford School District BRIAN P. MURPHY, Principal Telephone: (203) 888-5418 Website: www.oxfordpublicschools.org/greatoak/index.htm

More information

How to Synergize your Counseling Program to create a College going Identity For All Students What We Will Cover Today 1. College and Career Readinessdefine and why it is important 2. A new developmental

More information

Application Packet. APPLICATION PACKET Juniors..Want to study engineering at the University of Washington? Application Deadline: March 28, 2016

Application Packet. APPLICATION PACKET Juniors..Want to study engineering at the University of Washington? Application Deadline: March 28, 2016 Loew Hall 301, Box 352180 Seattle, WA 98195-2180 PHONE: 206-543-8711 Application Packet 2016 APPLICATION PACKET Juniors..Want to study engineering at the University of Washington? Mathematics Academy Program

More information

TENNESSEE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

TENNESSEE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Alternative Education Program Model/Standards Standard 1.0: Mission An exemplary alternative education program operates with a clearly stated mission, a formal set of standards, and a plan for program

More information

North Elementary School. Amy Moss, Principal Robin Orders, Third Grade Brooke Deason, First Grade Carol Ann Saldo, CTC

North Elementary School. Amy Moss, Principal Robin Orders, Third Grade Brooke Deason, First Grade Carol Ann Saldo, CTC North Elementary School Amy Moss, Principal Robin Orders, Third Grade Brooke Deason, First Grade Carol Ann Saldo, CTC Student Demographics At North Elementary in 2013-2014, we served 254 PK-4 th grade

More information

I am here to provide a perspective on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education from the business community.

I am here to provide a perspective on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education from the business community. Remarks As Prepared Chris Crane, President & Chief Executive Officer, Exelon Corporation Chicago Urban League Stem Education Summit: STEMing the Barriers to Opportunity Chicago, Ill. May 7, 2013 I am here

More information

100 BLACK MEN OF AMERICA

100 BLACK MEN OF AMERICA 2014 100 BLACK MEN OF AMERICA LOUISVILLE CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 2014 100 BLACK MEN OF AMERICA LOUISVILLE CHAPTER FORM CREATED BY INSPIRE RESEARCH AND CONSULTING, LLC. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

More information

William S. Hutchings College & Career Academy STRATEGIC SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

William S. Hutchings College & Career Academy STRATEGIC SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN William S. Hutchings College & Career Academy STRATEGIC SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN Strategic Goal 1: Student Achievement Objective 1: Increase Content Mastery Initiative: To increase content mastery in grades

More information

Colorado Springs School District 11

Colorado Springs School District 11 Colorado Springs School District 11 Colorado Superintendent: Dr. Sharon A. Thomas Primary contact: Holly Brilliant, Title I facilitator 29,625 students, K-12, urban District Description Colorado Springs

More information

Executive Summary. Colonial High School

Executive Summary. Colonial High School Orange County Public Schools Mr. Jose Martinez, Principal 6100 Oleander Drive Orlando, FL 32807 Document Generated On August 26, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

Executive Summary. King Elementary

Executive Summary. King Elementary Jefferson County Stephanie White, Principal 4325 Vermont Avenue Louisville, KY 40211 Document Generated On December 18, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's Purpose

More information

Executive Summary. Sequoyah Middle School

Executive Summary. Sequoyah Middle School Clayton County School System Mr. Lonnie White, Principal 95 Valley Hill Rd SW Riverdale, GA 30274-3234 Document Generated On March 4, 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

School Accountability Report

School Accountability Report Clarke Middle School Nye County School District 4201 N. Blagg Tim Wombaker, Principal Pahrump, NV 89060 Grade Levels: 06-08 Ph: 775-727-5546, Fax: 775-727-7104 Website: http://rclarke.nye.k12.nv.us 2014-2015

More information

Executive Summary. Louis L'Amour Elementary School

Executive Summary. Louis L'Amour Elementary School Jamestown Public School District #l Ms. Vikki Coombs, Principal 1102 15th Street SW Jamestown, ND 58401 Document Generated On May 29, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

School Accountability Report

School Accountability Report Ranch High School Washoe County School District 10500 Rio Wrangler Parkway Denise Hausauer, Principal Reno, NV 89511 Grade Levels: 09-12 Ph: 775-851-5656, Fax: 775-851-5663 Website: www.washoeschools.net/damonte

More information

Executive Summary. Cornelia Elementary School

Executive Summary. Cornelia Elementary School Habersham County Schools Dr. Renee Pryor, Principal 375 Old Cleveland Rd Cornelia, GA 30531-2669 Document Generated On January 23, 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's

More information

The list below details the indicators that could be included in the future accountability model around each of these strategic priorities.

The list below details the indicators that could be included in the future accountability model around each of these strategic priorities. The Kentucky Department of Education s mission is to prepare all Kentucky students for nextgeneration learning, work and citizenship by engaging schools, districts, families and communities through excellent

More information

date by June 2015. Key initiatives included: Paraprofessionals and Academic specialists

date by June 2015. Key initiatives included: Paraprofessionals and Academic specialists April 22, 216 Dear Parents and Community Members: We are pleased to present you with the (AER) which provides key information on the 214-215 educational progress for. The AER addresses the complex reporting

More information

Title I, Part C, Migrant Education Program Webinar

Title I, Part C, Migrant Education Program Webinar Title I, Part C, Migrant Education Program Webinar April 25, 2014 Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Title I, Part C, Migrant Education Program Webinar 4/25/14 1 Webinar Items igrant Form Package

More information

NEXT-GENERATION LEARNERS PROPOSED ACCOUNTABILITY MODEL DRAFT FOR DISCUSSION

NEXT-GENERATION LEARNERS PROPOSED ACCOUNTABILITY MODEL DRAFT FOR DISCUSSION The Kentucky Department of Education s mission is to prepare all Kentucky students for nextgeneration learning, work and citizenship by engaging schools, districts, families and communities through excellent

More information

Introduction: Online school report cards are not new in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has been

Introduction: Online school report cards are not new in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has been Introduction: Online school report cards are not new in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has been reporting ABCs results since 1996-97. In 2001, the state General

More information

DALTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY 2014-2015

DALTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY 2014-2015 DALTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY 2014-2015 First from previous year policy Draft May, 2012 FPPAC review May 30, 2012 Adopted September 13, 2012 Reviewed August 1, 2013 Reviewed October 15,

More information

Resources Promoting Wellness and Resiliency in Schools

Resources Promoting Wellness and Resiliency in Schools Resources Promoting Wellness and Resiliency in Schools Kristina Crawford, NCSP, School Psychologist Chantilly High School E.J. Stapler, LPC, NCC, DCC, School Counselor Chantilly High School 30% of

More information

Executive Summary. Oregon City Service Learning Academy

Executive Summary. Oregon City Service Learning Academy Oregon City School District 62 Tim Graham 1306 12th St Oregon City, OR 97045 Document Generated On November 2, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Description of the School 2 School's Purpose 4 Notable

More information

Montana School Counseling Program

Montana School Counseling Program Montana School Counseling Program Montana School Counselor Association 2004 www.mtschoolcounselor.org Foreword In June 2001, The Montana Board of Public Education published a revision of the Accreditation

More information

Executive Summary. LBA Academy Construction & Business Management Charter High School

Executive Summary. LBA Academy Construction & Business Management Charter High School LBA Academy Construction & Business Management Charter High School Ms. Chayma Gomez, Principal 13835 NW 97th Ave Hialeah, FL 33018-1213 Document Generated On September 21, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction

More information

KDE Comprehensive School. Improvement Plan. Montgomery County Intermediate School

KDE Comprehensive School. Improvement Plan. Montgomery County Intermediate School KDE Comprehensive School Improvement Plan Montgomery County Schools Mark Crain, Principal 37 North Maysville Mt Sterling, KY 40353 Document Generated On January 4, 2016 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1

More information

Increasing Refugee Civic Participation in Schools

Increasing Refugee Civic Participation in Schools A Guide for Community Organizations Created by in partnership with Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. under a project funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Technical Assistance to Promote

More information

2014-2015 School Accountability Report

2014-2015 School Accountability Report Discovery Charter School Charter School Authority 3883 E Mesa Vista Way Clark Price, Principal Las Vegas, NV 89120 Grade Levels: 0K-08 Ph: 702-547-5682, Fax: 702-547-5685 Website: www.dcslv.org 2014-2015

More information

Under the Start Your Search Now box, you may search by author, title and key words.

Under the Start Your Search Now box, you may search by author, title and key words. VISTAS Online VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for the American Counseling Association by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to

More information

A Look at Maryland s Early Childhood Data System

A Look at Maryland s Early Childhood Data System A Look at Maryland s Early Childhood Data System 2 State policymakers and administrators use the Maryland Model for School Readiness (MMSR) the main component of the state s early childhood data system

More information

KDE Comprehensive School. Improvement Plan. Camargo Elementary School

KDE Comprehensive School. Improvement Plan. Camargo Elementary School KDE Comprehensive School Improvement Plan Montgomery County Schools Mrs. Dorothy Dennie, Principal 4307 Camargo Rd Mt Sterling, KY 40353 Document Generated On December 29, 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction

More information

ZERO ROBOTICS APPLICATION

ZERO ROBOTICS APPLICATION ZERO ROBOTICS APPLICATION 2016 MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAM Application Instructions To apply, please complete the following application (online version also available). Narrative responses should be no

More information