Presentation on theme: "GATE Graduation: A Team Effort School Counselor Summer Institute Red Lion, Olympia, June 27, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
GATE Graduation: A Team Effort School Counselor Summer Institute Red Lion, Olympia, June 27, 2013
Presentation Objectives Overview current dropout/graduation rates in Washington State. Describe current policy efforts underway at the state level. Introduce Graduation: A Team Effort (GATE)…Washingtons collective impact graduation initiative. Strengthen the professional network working on dropout issues in Washington State.
State Policy Efforts House Bill 1573: Building Bridges ( ) Senate Bill 1418: Reengagement System ( ) House Bill 1599: PASS Act ( )
The Future: Collective Impact A core group of leaders decide to abandon their individual agendas in favor of a collective approach to improving student achievement.
5 Conditions for Collective Impact Common agenda Shared measure Mutually reinforced activities Continuous communication Backbone support
What will SUCCESS look like? An integrated systemic approach that includes early identification and rapid response to the needs of all students.
Culture of Care Essential Elements of a Comprehensive Dropout Prevention, Intervention and Retrieval System Making A Connection Empowering Youth Engaging Family and Community Internal Support Elements Creating Support for Collective Impact Evaluating Performance
DEWIS based on National Dropout Prevention Center Framework Phase 1: Analyze Data Phase 2: Identify Target Areas for Intervention Phase 3: Develop Improvement Plan Phase 4: Implement, Monitor and Evaluate
Dropout Prevention, Intervention and Reengagement Inventory A resource for peer sharing of effective strategies, programs, models, and partnerships that engage students, support academic and social/emotional needs, and create educational momentum for secondary and post-secondary success.
Technical Assistance Workgroup Tasks 1.Collect and organize research and/or results supporting comprehensive dropout prevention, intervention, and retrieval (dpir) models and strategies. 2.Develop an OSPI based website (linked to partner websites) to host effective dropout program information for use by pre-K-12 education staff and other stakeholders. 3.Consult with other GATE workgroups to develop a school self-audit process/tool for use in identifying and analyzing dropout programming needs, as well as matching cross-system efforts to research-supported dpir strategies/programs. 4.Collaborate with other GATE workgroups and allied agency partners to design and implement a professional development model, including outreach and support to work with all districts/schools and communities in addressing local dropout prevention, intervention, and retrieval efforts.
The DPIR Query Tool
20 questions: Name and contact Program reach and size Program components: type, time, goals, data informed need 5 short answers Administration, staff, partners Extra credit Query Tool Basics
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