School Improvement Plan

School Improvement Plan

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REVISED 2 SEPTEMBER 2017

 School Improvement Plan 2017-2018

Elementary School: _Lothrop Magnet School_                                                             

Growth Goals

Goal Area: ENGLISH-LANGUAGE ARTS (READING AND WRITING)

ELA Focus Area(s): Vocabulary, Comprehension, or Writing

1.     Summative State Assessment Goal (NeSA growth goal): 5% of students meeting or exceeding proficiency on state assessment (NeSA-ELA revised in 2016-2017 due to the new College and Career Ready ELA standards. 2016-2017 served as the baseline year for this assessment.)

2.     Interim District Assessment Goal (MAP growth goal): Students at each grade level will demonstrate positive growth on NWEA-MAP from fall to spring (based on RIT). Collect baseline data.

Strategy: Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum

Goal Area: MATHEMATICS

Mathematics Focus Area(s): Number Sense and Algebra

1.     Summative State Assessment Goal (NeSA growth goal): 5% of students meeting or exceeding proficiency on state assessment (Note: This will be baseline data due to the revised, 2017-2018 state assessment covering new College and Career Ready Standards for Math.)

2.     Interim District Assessment Goal (MAP growth goal): Students at each grade level will demonstrate positive growth on NWEA-MAP from fall to spring (based on RIT). Collect baseline data.

Strategy:  Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum

Goal Area: Parental Involvement/Attendance  *MTSS-B Phase 1 and 2 schools choose Behavior

Focus: Engaging families in their child’s social, emotional, academic, and physical development.

Measurable Goal (growth goal):

1.      100 % participation in Fall and Spring Student/Teacher conferences

2.     65% involvement in quarterly family events

3.     98% Students will be on time for school each day and student attendance will increase from 92% to 95%

Strategy:  Quarterly progress reports , two-way communication with parent: in person, phone call, email, or social media

                          

Goal Area: WELLNESS

Wellness Focus: Nutrition, Nutrition Education, Physical Activity, School-Based Activity

1.     Nutrition Strategy:  Eating healthy and living a healthy lifestyle

2.     Nutrition Education Strategy:  Influence students’ healthy eating habits and provide knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy food choices

3.     Physical Activity Strategy:  Experience a variety of physical activities so that students understand the value of a consistent fitness program for better health and overall well-being

4.     School-Based Activity Strategy:  Promote a school environment that provides consistent wellness messages that are conducive to healthy eating and physically active

Year-long Professional Development Plan 

 

Week of: 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization  

August  

Writing Learning Goals 

·                Grad Release of Instruction 

·                Checking for Understanding 

·                Building wide Procedures and Routines:  Hand Raising; Common Areas 

Leadership Team 

·       Gary Westbrook, Daniel Chipps, Michelle Sorensen, Michelle McGrath, Karrie Seibel, Gina Fitzpatrick, Janis Burris 

 

 

August 3 

·                Leadership Kick-off 

·                New Teacher Orientation (a.m.) 

·                New Teacher Building Orientation (p.m.) 

Mark Evans 

Office of School Support & Supervision 

Human Resources/Staff Development 

Leadership Team 

 

August 8 

·                New Teacher Orientation/Induction Ceremony (a.m.) 

·                New Teacher Building Work Time (p.m.) 

Office of School Support & Supervision 

Human Resources/Staff Development 

 

 

August 10 

·                Building SIP (1/2 day)  

·                Teacher Planning and Preparation  

Leadership Team 

·       Gary Westbrook, Daniel Chipps, Michelle Sorensen, Gina Fitzpatrick 

 

August 11  

·                Teacher Planning and Preparation August 11.  (1/2 day) 

·                Curriculum Day for Elementary Specialists (full day) 

·                Building SIP (1/2 Day)--8:35-11:35  Input of what's missing in SIP with Staff in rotating grade level groups 

Leadership Team 

-Gary Westbrook, Daniel Chipps, Michelle Sorensen, Gina Fitzpatrick 

 

August 14 or 15 

·                Curriculum Day: One full day as assigned by Curriculum and Instruction Support  

·                On the day not assigned:   

·                Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day)     

Curriculum Instruction and Support 

 

 

August 16 

½ day (8:35 – 11:35) of planning for all teachers in grade level teams on to create long range plans for 1st quarter---½ day Teacher Planning and Preparation 

 

 

August 24 

EILN Meeting 

Chipps, Sorensen, Seibel, McGrath 

 

August 28 

·                PD presentation – Faculty Workshop 

·                Vertical Planning Pre-K thru 4

Michelle Sorensen, Gary Westbrook 

Collect information from teachers on what they expect their students to know when they come to their grade level and what they expect them to know when they leave their grade level

August 30-31 

(sign-up via inservices.ops.org) 

·                Two day coaching workshop for Principals and  Leaders who are new to Classroom Coaching  

Kathy Kennedy 

Staff Development 

 

August 29 

·                Principal Meeting 

 

 

August 31 

·       ADR Meeting 

·       Westbrook, Sorensen 

 

August 17-31 

·                Wellness Focus – All students have recess daily 

·       Wellness Committee 

 

 

 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization 

September  

·                Professional Learning Community  

·                Analyzing and Using MAP Data 

·                Benchmark  

 

Leadership Team 

·                Westbrook, Sorensen, McGrath 

 

 

September 5 

REACH Meeting 

Westbrook, Sorensen, Chipps, Fitzpatrick, Seibel, McGrath 

 

September 8 

Grade Level Meeting (Kinder-Fourth) 

Sorensen, Fitzpatrick, Seibel, Westbrook, McGrath 

Decide non-negotiable standard for reading and for math.  Students will master _____by December.  Teachers will create the Dec assessment at next meeting 

September 11 

 

·                Open House 

 

 

September 12 

·                Principals Meeting 

 

 

September 13 

PATT meeting 

Westbrook, Kros, Underwood 

 

September 15 

·                Building SIP (1/2 day)   

·                Committee Re-Configurations 

·                Curriculum Day (Schedule TBD) (1/2 day) 

 

Leadership Team  

·        Sorensen, Westbrook, Chipps 

Curriculum Instruction and Support 

 

 

Staff gives input on all activities done at Lothrop.  Staff discusses and comes to consensus on what activities fall under which committee.  Sign up for 1st and 2nd choice of the committee you want to serve on 

September 18 

½ day (8:00 – 11:00) M AP Growth Training 

·                Benchmark Training and Review 

OPS Research Dept 

Leadership Team 

McGrath 

Teachers were given a benchmarking planner to help plan for assessment completion and accuracy 

September 19 

PLC 

Sorensen, Fitzpatrick, McGrath, Seibel 

Created common assessments for Dec. Common assessment 

September 25 

·                PD presentation – Faculty Workshop 

 Sorensen

 

September 26 

GLM 

 

District New Teacher Meeting 

Sorensen, McGrath, Westbrook, Fitzpatrick, Seibel 

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Dept 

Planning Interventions and Academic SATs in PLCs 

September 27  

ADR 

OPS Research Dept 

 

September 28 

EILN Meeting 

OPS Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment 

 

September 25-29 

MAP  Grades 2-4 

 

 

September 1-29 

·                Wellness Focus – Daily Recess for all students 

Westbrook, Chipps 

 

Week of: 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization 

October 

·                Using Data to Guide Instruction 

Leadership Team 

·       Westbrook, Sorensen, Fitzpatrick, Seibel, McGrath, Chipps 

 

 

October 3 

·                REACH Mtg 

Leadership Team, Reach Supervisor, Executive Director 

 

October 3 

PLC 

Classroom Teachers (Kinder-Fourth) 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

October 5 

Second and Third Grade Data Digs 

Sorensen and Kinder-Fourth grade Teachers 

Use MAP data to create instructional plan of action 

October 6 

Fourth Grade Data Digs 

Sorensen and Kinder-Fourth grade Teachers 

Use MAP data to create instructional plan of action 

October 9 

Committee Work-Faculty Workshop 

All Committee members 

 

October 10 

·                Principals’ Meeting 

 GLM 

 

 

McGrath, Westbrook, Sorensen 

 

Analyzing benchmarking assessments to guide small group needs 

October 11 

PATT/Panther Improvement Team Mtg 

Members of Panther Improvement Team 

Share out and decision making for items discussed at Committee Work-Faculty Workshop meeting 

October 18 

MAP Data Retreat 

District Research Dept. 

 

October 19 

 

·                Coaching practice sessions for Principals and District Coaching Team members 

 

Kindergarten and First Grade Data Digs 

Curriculum Instruction and Support 

 

 

Sorensen, Westbrook, Fitzpatrick, McGrath 

 

 

 

Use MAP data to create instructional plan of action 

October 23 

·                PD presentation – NeSA updates/MAP Data and Student Goal Setting 

Sorensen and Westbrook 

 

October 24 

·                PLC 

Kindergarten-Fourth Grade Teachers 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

October 25 

ADR Meeting-Westbrook and Sorensen 

OPS Research Dept 

 

October 26 

EILN Meeting 

 

Literacy Facilitator Meeting 

 

Kathy Kennedy 

OPS Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment 

 

 

 

Leadership Team and Kathy Kennedy 

 

October 2-31 

·                Wellness Focus – Stretch during announcements daily 

Teaching and Learning Committee Members 

 

 

Week of: 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization 

November  

 

·                Reading and Math Planning and Interventions 

 

Leadership Team 

·       Westbrook, Chipps, Fitzpatrick, Sorensen, McGrath, Seibel 

 

 

November 9 

½ day (8:35 – 11:35)   Pacing Guide PD 

Westbrook, Sorensen, Fitzpatrick, McGrath, Seibel 

 

November 13 

Committee Work– Faculty Workshop 

All Committee Members 

 

November 14 

·                Principals’ Meeting 

 

District New Teacher Meeting 

 

 

 

 

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Dept 

 

November 15 

Pastries for Parents 

 

PATT/Panther Improvement Team Mtg 

Leadership Team and Ms.  

 

Members of Panther Improvement Team 

 

 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

November 16 

Academic Data Representative 

OPS Research Dept 

 

November 19 

(all day session) 

Jim Knight Coaching session 

District Coaching Team 

 

November 22 

·                Building SIP (1/2 day):  Early Childhood Focus

·                Planning and Prep 

Leadership Team 

Westbrook, Chipps, Sorensen, Fitzpatrick, Yarger, McGrath, Seibel 

 

November 27 

·                REACH Mtg

·                PD presentation – Classflow Presentation with Eileen Heller

Leadership Team, REACH Supervisor, Executive Director

Eileen Heller,  Westbrook 

 

November 28 

·                PLC  

Kindergarten-Fourth Grade Teacher 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

 

November 1-30 

·                Wellness Focus – Students have at least 2 Brain Breaks daily 

Teaching and Learning Committee Members 

 

 

Week of: 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization 

December  

·                Planning a Strong Go Math! Lesson 

 

Leadership Team 

 

 

December 4 

·                 New To (grade, school, teaching) Meeting 

McGrath, Sorensen 

 

December 5 

PLC 

Kindergarten-Fourth Grade Teachers 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

December 7 

EILN Meeting 

Literacy Facilitator Meeting 

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Dept 

 

 

December 11 

·                Committee Work– Faculty Workshop 

All Committee Members 

 

December 12 

·                Principals’ Meeting 

 

GLM:  Lesson Planning with Go Math! 

 

 

 

 

 Seibel 

 

December 13 

PATT/Panther Improvement Team 

Members of Panther Improvement Team 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

December 19 

REACH Meeting 

Leadership Team, REACH Supervisor, Executive Director 

 

December 1-22 

·                Wellness Focus – Lessons during calendar/morning meeting on dressing appropriately and Coat Drive 

Teaching and Learning Committee members 

 

 

Week of: 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization 

January  

·                Procedures and Routines Review 

·                MTSS-B 

 

Leadership Team 

·       Westbrook, Chipps 

 

 

January 9 

·                Principals’ Meeting 

 

 

 

 

 

January 10 

Committee Work/PATT Panther Improvement Team Meetings 

 

GLM:   

All Committee Members 

 

 

Sorensen, Westbrook, McGrath, Fitzpatrick, Seibel 

 

January 11 

EILN Meeting 

Literacy Facilitator Meeting 

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessement Dept 

 

January 16 

REACH Meeting 

 

District New Teacher Meeting 

Leadership Team, REACH Supervisor, Executive Director 

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment dept 

 

January 17 

ADR Meeting 

OPS Research Dept 

 

January 18 

PLC 

Kindergarten-Fourth Grade 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

January 19 

Kathy Kennedy 

Leadership Team and Teachers 

 

January 22 

·                PD presentation:   

 

 

January 25 

 

·                Grade Level Meeting:   

 

·                New to (grade, school, teaching) meeting 

Sorensen, McGrath, Westbrook, Fitzpatrick 

 

McGrath and Sorensen 

 

 

January 8-31 

·                Wellness Focus – Students practice hand washing techniques daily 

Teaching and Learning Committee members 

 

 

Week of: 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization 

February  

·                 

Leadership Team 

·        Westbrook, Sorensen, Fitzpatrick, Chipps, McGrath, Seibel, Yarger

 

February 1 

PLC 

Kindergarten-Fourth grade Teachers 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

February 5 

·                Literacy Facilitator Meeting 

 

·                Committee Work-Faculty Workshop 

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Dept 

All Committee Members 

 

February 6 

Second and Third Grade Data Digs 

Westbrook, Sorensen and Grade Level Teachers 

Use MAP data to make instructional plan 

February 7 

Fourth Grade Data Dig 

 

ADR 

 

PATT/Panther Improvement Team 

Leadership Team and Grade Level Teacher 

 

OPS Research Dept 

 

Panther Improvement Team members 

Use MAP data to make instructional plan 

 

 

 

February 8 

GLM:   

Sorensen, McGrath, Fitzpatrick, Westbrook K-4 Teachers 

 

February 13 

·                Principals’ Meeting 

 

 

 

 

February 15 

PLC 

Kindergarten-Fourth Grade Teachers 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

February 22 

(all day session) 

·                Coaching sessions for   

Leadership Team members 

District Coaching Team 

 

February 23 

GLM:   

Leadership Team and Kinder-Fourth Grade Teachers 

 

February 26 

 

·                PD presentation – Faculty Workshop 

Leadership Team 

 

February 27 

REACH Meeting 

Leadership Team, REACH Supervisor, Executive Director 

 

February 28 

·                Kindergarten & First Grade Data Dig 

Westbrook, Sorensen, Kinder and First Grade Teachers 

Use of MAP Data to create instructional plan 

February 1-28 

·                Wellness Focus – Friendship and Relationship Building  

Teaching and Learning Committee Members 

 

 

Week of: 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization 

March  

·                Testing Practices and Procedures 

 

 

Leadership Team 

·       Sorensen, Westbrook, Fitzpatrick, McGrath, Seibel, Chipps 

 

March 2 

Kathy Kennedy 

Sorensen, Westbrook, Fitzpatrick, McGrath, Seibel, Chipps, Yarger. Muhammed 

 

March 5 

·                Committee Work– Faculty Workshop 

All members of each committee 

 

March 7  

·                PATT/Panther Improvement Team 

Committee members and Parents 

 

March 8 

·                SIP Mtg (½ day) :  NeSA Training 

·                Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day) 

Sorensen, Westbrook, Fitzpatrick, Seibel, McGrath, Chipps 

 

March 19 

·                PD presentation – Faculty Workshop 

Leadership Team 

 

March 20 

GLM: 

Westbrook, Sorensen, McGrath, Seibel, Fitzpatrick, Chipps, classroom teachers 

 

March 21 

·                Principals’ Meeting 

 

 

 

March 22 

EILN Mtg 

Sorensen, Seibel, Chipps, McGrath 

 

March 26 

·                Lothrop New To...Meeting 

McGrath and Sorensen 

 

March 27 

PLC: 

K-4 Teachers  

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

March 1-30 

·                Wellness Focus – Calming/breathing techniques 

Write in the names of the Wellness team members 

 

 

Week of: 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization 

April  

·                 

 

 

Leadership Team 

·       Write in the names of leadership team members 

 

April 3 

GLM:   

Westbrook, Sorensen, McGrath, Seibel, Fitzpatrick, Chipps, classroom teachers 

 

April 9 

·                Committee Work- Faculty Workshop

 

 

April 10 

PLC: 

Classroom Teachers 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

April 11 

PATT/Panther Improvement Team 

Committee Members, parents 

 

April 13 

·                Teacher Planning and Preparation (full day) 

 

 

April 16 

·                Kathy Kennedy 

Leadership Team, REACH Supervisor 

 

April 23 

·                PD presentation: 

 

 

April 25 

·                PLC 

K-4 Teachers 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

April 2-30 

·                Wellness Focus – Kinesthetic Learning in content areas 

Write in the names of the Wellness team members 

 

 

Week of: 

Professional Development Topic 

Person(s) Responsible 

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization 

May  

·                End of Year Review:  Data, Procedures, SIP discussions/review, Reflection of the year 

 

Leadership Team 

·       Westbrook, Chipps, Sorensen, McGrath, Seibel, Fitzpatrick, Yarger 

 

May 2 

GLM:   

Westbrook, Chipps, Sorensen, McGrath, Seibel, Fitzpatrick, K-4 classroom Teachers 

 

May 4 

·                Teacher Planning and Preparation (full day) 

 

 

May 7 

·                Committee Work– Faculty Workshop 

All Committee Members 

 

May 9 

PATT/Panther Improvement Team 

Committee Representative and Parents 

 

May 10 

EILN 

 

PLC 

Sorensen, Chipps, McGrath, Seibel 

 

K-4 Classroom Teachers 

 

 

Bring checks for understanding data to discuss proficiency of skill and what interventions to put into place and extensions need to happen 

May 9-10 

(schedule TBD: attend one ½ day session) 

·                Principals’ Meeting 

·                SIP Workshops 

Curriculum Instruction and Support 

 

May 15 

REACH Meeting 

Leadership Team, REACH Supervisor, Executive Director 

 

May 29-30 

·                Building SIP (1/2 day):  End of Year Data, Reflection,   Class Lists, SIP planning 

 

·                Teacher Planning and Preparation 

Leadership Team 

·       Sorensen, Westbrook, Fitzpatrick, Chipps, Seibel, McGrath 

 

May 1- 25 

·                Wellness Focus – Every student has recess once a day and all students participate in field day 

Write in the names of the Wellness team members