Presentation on theme: "June 1, 2011 FLSD TIF PROGRAM. OHIO TIF OVERVIEW Five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education Franklin Local is one of 24 participating Ohio."— Presentation transcript:
June 1, 2011 FLSD TIF PROGRAM
OHIO TIF OVERVIEW Five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education Franklin Local is one of 24 participating Ohio districts Collaborative effort among districts, the Ohio Department of Education and Battelle for Kids Franklin Local School District
OHIO TIF AND FLSD GOALS Recognizes excellent teaching and leadership Is part of districts overall improvement plan Aligns with Race to the Top (RttT) and Ohio Improvement Process (OIP) Franklin Local School District
OHIO TIF GOALS All students graduate from high school college- and career-ready Achieve nations highest college attendance and completion rates Eliminate achievement gaps among under- represented student groups
HOW TIF ALIGNS WITH DISTRICT GOALS Supports work already engaged in: Principal and teacher evaluations Measuring effectiveness Targeted professional development Formative instructional practices Rigor and Relevance with ICLE Marzano Instructional Strategies Franklin Local School District
TIF AWARD PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY FLSD Award Plan Guidelines – Year 1 Based on the school year results, awards will be direct compensation given in the fall of Awardees must be full time, certificated, and contracted employees of the Franklin Local School District. Employees must have 94.5% attendance rate, excluding professional/jury/subpoena days. Franklin Local School District
FLSDTIF PLAN Building School Capacity - Goal 1: Individual Professional Development Recognizing Student Achievement: - Goal 2: School-wide Performance Index Recognizing Student Growth – Goal 3: School-wide Battelle for Kids VA Goal 4: Individual Battelle for Kids VA Fostering Leadership – Goal 5: Reading and Math Team Leaders Franklin Local School District
BUILDING SCHOOL CAPACITY Goal 1: Individual Professional Development a. Each teacher and principal must write a SMART Goal regarding professional development that directly relates to the districts reading or math Ohio Improvement Process goals and is tied to his/her Individual Professional Development Plan for LPDC. b. The goal description must include how and what evidence will be provided.
BUILDING SCHOOL CAPACITY c. Before the end of the school year, the employee must provide evidence of attaining goal; the evidence cannot be a certificate or log of hours. Evidence must be directly related to improving student achievement. d. All SMART Goals will be reviewed by the administrative team and the FLSD-TIF Design Team.
BUILDING SCHOOL CAPACITY e. Professional development activities provided by the ODE, Battelle for Kids, and MVESC is highly recommended. f. Each teacher will receive two observations per year. g. Meeting Goal 1 of the FLSD Award Model will determine eligibility for Goals 2, 3, 4, and 5. h. Goal 1 award is $500 x FTE.
RECOGNIZING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT Goal 2: School-wide Performance Index a. Goal 2 will be met if the school achieves a performance index of 100 points or increases performance index 5% over the school year. b. Goal 2 award is $500 x FTE.
RECOGNIZING STUDENT GROWTH Goal 3: School-wide Battelle for Kids Value-Added a. Goal 3 will be met if the school achieves 80% of all teachers reports indicating one years growth or above one years growth. b. All reports, including teachers who opt out of the TIF Award Model, will be counted. c. Goal 3 award is $1000 x FTE.
RECOGNIZING STUDENT GROWTH Goal 4: Individual Battelle for Kids Value-Added a. Goal 4 will be met if the teacher achieves one years growth or above one years growth. b. If an employee gets Battelle for Kids Value-Added reports in more than 1 subject area, the award for Goal 4 will be divided proportionately based on those reports. (i.e. 2 BFK reports = 50% each; 4 B4K reports =25% each) c. Goal 4 award is $1000 for achieving one years growth; $1500 for achieving above one years growth.
FOSTERING LEADERSHIP Goal 5: Reading and Math Team Leaders a. To foster student growth through leadership, Reading and Math Team leaders will be selected through an interview process determining the subject area he/she will be working to impact. b. All teachers will be selected to serve as a reading or math teacher leader, unless they opt out of Goal 5. Franklin Local School District
FOSTERING LEADERSHIP c. Teachers who teach both reading and math can be selected as a reading and math teacher leader. d. Principals must serve as a both reading and math leader. e. The teacher leaders will work directly with students to impact scores of tested students. f. Goal 5 will be met if the school meets AYP in either reading or math. Teacher leaders of the subject meeting AYP will receive the award. g. Goal 5 award is $500 X FTE.
OPT OUT Submit statement to treasurers office by September 1, Statement signed and dated by both the employee and his/her building principal. Statement must include whether opting out of entire model or only Goal 5. Opting out means that the employee will not receive any individual or group awards for which he/she would have previously been eligible. Franklin Local School District
INQUIRY AND APPEALS PROCESS The following appeals process will be enacted if an employee disagrees with his/her earned award amount. a. The employee must submit a written appeal to the superintendents office by December 1, The appeal must include reasons for the appeal and evidence to overturn the initial award amount. b. The superintendent will convene the TIF Award Design Team (consisting of 3 teachers-including the union president and 3 administrators-including the superintendent) to review the written appeal along with the provided evidence.
INQUIRY AND APPEALS PROCESS c. The TIF Award Design Team may need to contact the treasurers office, school, or other offices for additional information. d. After a review of the appeal reasons and collected evidence, the TIF Award Design Team will make a determination about the employees appeal and notify the employee. e. The decision of the TIF Award Design Team is final. BFK Award will capture staff inquiries
COLLABORATION FOR SUCCESS TIF work will be accomplished through teamwork and collaboration among: TIF Steering Committee / RttT Transformation Team: David Branch, Troy Dawson, Kara Harris, Jennie Hayden, Marianne Maxwell, Shannon McLendon, Sharon McDermott, Tony Sines, Joe Stemm, Bob Walden, Sharon Wickerham, Jamie Wickham District TIF Coordinator: Sharon McDermott Staff throughout the district ODE and BFK Ongoing and comprehensive communication – s after every Transformation Team are sent – also on web site. Franklin Local School District
TIMELINE School year : Baseline data gathered for the TIF program through Terra Nova and ACT End- of-Course Exams Will establish baseline data against which improvement in future years will be measured School year : Data collected throughout the year to measure progress against the goals established in our TIF model Franklin Local School District
TIMELINE Fall 2012: Data from school year used to calculate award amounts; preliminary results made available for review by teachers and principals Fall/Winter 2012: Eligible teachers and principals receive finalized awards earned in the school year Franklin Local School District
NEXT STEPS Learning about strategic compensation models Enhancing current principal and teacher evaluation systems Strengthening use of data and data reliability Providing communication, training and professional development around TIF Engaging in discussions about sustainability Franklin Local School District
Questions? For more information about the FLSD TIF Program, contact Sharon McDermott, TIF Coordinator, at or