Presentation on theme: "BE READY! Annual Update Granite District Board of Education January 7, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
BE READY! Annual Update Granite District Board of Education January 7, 2014
Board Adoption and Approval Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program adopted by GSD Board, April 1992
Update Process now begins in 7 th grade (53A- 1a-106) More guidance and support for all students in planning for high school graduation, college, career and life Process guided by Eight Components of CCR (College Board) Process involves parents as critical participants Counselors are Scaling Up the CCR-Planning process
CCR-Plan Meetings 80% of secondary students had at least one individual CCR-Plan meeting with their counselor Four junior high schools at 90% or higher Three high schools at 90% or higher 40% parent attendance at secondary CCR-Plan meetings Six junior highs at 50% or higher Two high schools at 50% or higher
Feeling the impact... High School Graduation College and Career Readiness Positive Behavior and Mental Health
GRADUATION We want all students to commit to graduate from high school no matter what it takes or how hard it gets; and we want them to graduate ready for college, career and life!
GSD 2013 Graduation Rate 71% 71%
College and Career Readiness Skills Collaboration Communication Critical thinking and problem- solving Creativity and innovation Attributes Responsibility Initiative Flexibility Perseverance Students will leave Granite School District prepared for college, career and life in the 21 st century world.
College and Career Readiness Indicators
College and Career Readiness Supports FAFSA Completion Project (all high schools) College Application Week Pilot (Cottonwood, Kearns, Taylorsville) AVID (14 secondary schools) Latinos in Action (13 secondary schools) College Access Advisors (6 high schools) Utah System of Higher Education MOU
Positive Behavior and Mental Health Elementary Counseling Grant Awarded October 2012 Five schools (Hillsdale, Redwood, Oquirrh Hills, Taylorsville, Academy Park) Full-time counseling professional in each grant school Emphasis on positive behavior and mental health Suicide Prevention USOE licensing requirements School based training (social workers, psychologists, counselors) UMTSS Grant Principal PD School-wide PD Positive Behavior and Bully Prevention