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1 Strategic Planning Programming Update September 19,

2 Strategic Planning 2

3 Programming Areas 3

4 Online Learning: Global Campus 4 Name of Courses Offered Number of Students Enrolled Semester 1Semester 2 Biology I16 Health and Wellness Education43n/a Information and Communications Technology7n/a Probability and Statistics6n/a Visual Communications33 Economics20n/a Senior Composition7n/a US Government25n/a Astronomy9n/a

5 Continue to develop online and blended course offerings to reflect the quality and rigor of Center Grove courses Work to inform parents and students of online opportunities Continue professional development for staff 5 Online Learning: Global Campus

6 Exceptional Learners Exceptional Learners include both high ability and students with special needs. Center Grove is committed to improving the curricular offerings in order to maximize the achievements of both groups. 6

7 Exceptional Learners Special Services has received an INSPIRE grant and is partnering with Franklin College to provide appropriate curriculum and opportunities for students ages

8 World Languages Additional experiences with world cultures and languages help to prepare students for their futures and increases their challenge in the curriculum. Center Grove is committed to expanding world language offerings at the middle school level and more cultural experiences within the elementary programming. 8

9 Grades K Summer 2013: Offer parent pay “language club” through Middlebury $75 per student Gather parent and student input Review parent and student input for K-2. Offer parent-pay summer language and culture opportunities. Explore “club” opportunities during school year. Bring curriculum and hiring recommendations to Board for implementation. Offer parent-pay summer language and culture opportunities. Explore “club” opportunities during school year.  Begin early exposure to various cultures and basic vocabulary through bi- monthly classroom visits.  Coordinate cultural activities for school/staff.  Support instructional assistants with world language in grades 3-5. Costs:  Hire 2 Elementary World Language Teachers (52,750 x 2 = $105,500).  Middlebury Software (instructional material cost to parents in book fees). Review K-2 program and make changes as needed for program quality. Cost: $105,500/school software/parents 9

10 Grades Request Board permission to post and hire 1 instructional assistant for ($16,000) Pilot: Middlebury 3-5 language and culture curriculum software. Done through specials rotation with assistant overseeing. Students work at own pace. No grade – participation only. 1 school only. Collect parent and teacher feedback. Input from pilot will determine if this meets CG needs. If desired, bring materials to Board for adoption.  Fully implement 3-5 program.  Uses computer-based curriculum with assistants. Costs:  Middlebury Software (instructional material cost to parents in book fees)  Instructional assistants ($16,000 each / 4 additional = $64,000 Review 3-5 program and make changes as needed. Cost: $16,000 assistant + $15,500 software = 31,500 Cost: $64,000 (4 assistants) school Software cost will be in book rental 10

11 Middle School Present various option to Board for a Middle School World Language program. Bring recommendations to Board. Request addition of 3 Spanish teachers for the middle school. Begin curriculum development planning with teachers. Costs: 152,750 x 3 = 158,250  Begin implementation of 6-8 Introductory World Language and Culture Course and increase number of sections of 8 th grade Spanish I for credit. Review program for revisions if needed. Cost: $158,250 for

12 High School (9-12) Discuss accepting World Language credits from IOA or other state- accredited course in languages not offered at Center Grove High School (currently: Latin, Chinese, American Sign Language, etc.) Survey parents/community for new World Language preference Approve accepting World Language credits from IOA or other state-accredited course in languages not offered at Center Grove High School (currently: Latin, Chinese, American Sign Language, etc.) Consider split to honors and standard world language paths at the high school. Costs: hire new World Language teacher (52,750) World Language textbook adoption (becomes student/parent cost in instructional materials) Begin instruction of new World Language at high school. Costs: hire new World Language teacher (52,750) Monitor enrollment of new World Language to determine need for additional teacher at some point in the future. Costs: Teacher (52,750) 12

13 Recommendation Expand the elementary World Language program from the pilot at Maple Grove Elementary to all elementary schools in grades for [addition of four assistants]. Expand the middle school World Language program to include Spanish language and culture in grades 6 and 7 and Spanish I and preparation for Spanish I in grade 8 [hire 3 Spanish teachers]. 13

14 FAQs Indiana Health Standards in grades include nutrition, personal care and fitness standards. School districts are required to provide 2 of 3 possible exploratory experiences in Middle School to include FACS, Business/Computers/IT and/or Industrial Technology standards are written so that finance and career standards are available in all three of the offerings. Computer/Business class (exploratory) is placed in the 8 th grade core for all students and curriculum includes Indiana Finance Standards for Middle School. Center Grove offers a robust high school FACS program to all students and opportunities for well-developed elective courses in any area of FACS interest or need. High school engineering and technology courses focus on PLTW, pre-engineering and C9 courses. 14


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