Presentation on theme: "Stan Rounds, Superintendent December 10, 2013. * The goal 85-5-16 * What is working and what isnt? (Reviewing initial EPSS goals and charting progress."— Presentation transcript:
Stan Rounds, Superintendent December 10, 2013
* The goal * What is working and what isnt? (Reviewing initial EPSS goals and charting progress prior to PED review in January 2014) * Teacher Evaluation – providing leadership at the school level to insure that teachers understand the new system * Data/PLC meetings – are they focused on the learning needs of our students? Two weeks to the Winter holiday – please ensure that instructional time is maximized until the last day of school. Passage of the bond issue – schedule time for discussion during your SAC meeting Thank you for attendance at the District Advisory Committee January 7, 2014 professional development day schedule ed to you last week – please contact Dr. Sanchez with questions
* Grade books must be set up correctly * Assignments must be created correctly * Assignments must be correlated to subject and domain * Grades should be entered for the following subject: * English Language Arts (to include all domains) * Math (to include all domains) * Science * Social Studies * Specials * Life skills **If you need assistance with any of these then use the resources on the next slides.
* content/uploads/2012/06/Elementary-Grade-Book-Setup- and-Grade-Entry-for-Grades-K-2.pdf content/uploads/2012/06/Elementary-Grade-Book-Setup- and-Grade-Entry-for-Grades-K-2.pdf * Or call
* If teachers didnt attend one of the six offered trainings by the Information Operations Department then follow the directions on the PDF, How to Generate a Report Card. * (This PDF will be available on Dec. 16 th 2013 on the following web page ) * operations/ operations/
* content/uploads/2012/06/Generating-Progress-Reports-for-3- 5-Grades.pdf content/uploads/2012/06/Generating-Progress-Reports-for-3- 5-Grades.pdf * Or call
* The generated report card is only one page. * Send home the one page report card in the report card envelope that was sent to your school. * DO NOT SEND HOME DISCOVERY REPORTS * Reserve all Discovery reports for parent/teacher conferences. Do not give them to parents during report card or progress report distribution. * Specials Teachers MUST have grades in the grade book by Dec. 20 th. * The Report Card window is Dec. 18 th – Jan. 8 th * Homeroom teachers need to verify that the correct report card is selected for their students before the Report card window opens (if teachers fail to do this, it will cause grades to be lost for Specials teachers).
* Federal and state laws require all students to participate in state accountability assessments (ESEA: HR1, Title 1, Part A, Subpart 1, Section 1111, (b), 3, C and Section 22-2C-$ NMSA 1978) * While these laws do not offer an exemption or right of refusal a parent may refuse but must notify the Office of Assessment, Accountability, & Research and sign appropriate document
* School must meet 95% participation or grade drops one letter * School submits test as parent refusal but the data counts in grade
* Students must exhaust all SBA/HSGA opportunities to pass reading, math, & science before they can initiate an alternate demonstration of competency in these three areas * Writing and Social Studies competency is demonstrated through End of Course Exams first then through an alternate means * If students do not demonstrate competency in one or more of the core areas they will not receive a NM Diploma of Excellence
Credit RequirementsAssessment RequirementsAlternate Demonstrations 29 creditsDemonstration of Competency in these areas: If students dont meet the initial demonstration, one of these can be employed: 4 English Reading (NMSBA) EOC/CCR 4 Math Mathematics (NMSBA) EOC/CCR 3 Science (2 lab) Science (NMSBA) EOC/CCR/Lab Science class* 3.5 Social Studies Social Studies (End of Course) CCR 1 Physical Education Writing (End of Course) CCR 1 Career Cluster 12.5 Electives (1 of the above must be Advanced Placement, Dual Credit, or Distance Learning) Passing Scores: 2273 composite in Reading/Math 1138 in Science 26 U.S. History EOC 15 Writing EOC EOC-End of Course exam CCR-College and Career Readiness Indicators (AP exam, SAT, ACT, PSAT, ACCUPLACER, Compass, PLAN, IB) *Class of 2014 only
Deadline DateAction November 22 High School counselor meetings with Secondary Instruction and Assessment, Accountability and Research December 6 Counselors complete a credit and assessment analysis for all Seniors December 13 Each school compiles a list of students who are missing a graduation requirement (credit and/or assessment) December 20 Notification of parents & students of missing graduation requirements (Letter and face-to-face or phone conference) January 17 Finalized list of students missing graduation requirements (minus students who passed SBA and EOC re-takes)
* Students will be offered additional tutoring and review sessions to prepare for required assessments * District-wide and school specific sessions will be offered based on need * Parents and students will be advised of these opportunities
Maintenance Program Spanish speaking students with an ACCESS score below 5.0 must be enrolled in Spanish Language Arts. Spanish Language Arts must be taught by a Bilingually Endorsed teacher, *Level 300 teachers must have a MCNL and Bilingual Endorsement Spanish speaking students with an ACCESS score below 5.0 should be enrolled in either ESL or ELA - Taught by a TESOL Endorsed teacher Read 180 does not replace ESL or Spanish Language Arts * Speakers of other languages should be enrolled in either ELA, or ESL by a TESOL endorsed teacher but are NOT participating in a Maintenance Program.
Dual Language Spanish speaking students with an ACCESS score below 5.0 must be enrolled in Spanish Language Arts and ESL. Spanish Language Arts must be taught by a Bilingually Endorsed teacher, *Level 300 teachers must have a MCNL and Bilingual Endorsement Speakers of other languages with an ACCESS score below 5.0 should be enrolled in ESL - Taught by TESOL Endorsed teacher Students are scheduled into a core content area course taught in Spanish – Teacher must have Bilingual Endorsement and highly-qualified in the content area Read 180 does not replace ESL or Spanish Language Arts
Monitoring Schedules – Required Time - Core content areas - BLC/BRC (Bilingual Learning Centers and Bilingual Research Centers) Environment - Labeling - Word walls - Desks arranged to promote collaboration Instructional practices - Language of Instruction - Hands on learning - Rigor