Presentation on theme: "CURRICULUM NIGHT September 9, 2014"— Presentation transcript:
1 CURRICULUM NIGHT September 9, 2014 SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOLCURRICULUM NIGHTSeptember 9, 2014
2 DeKalb County School System MISSION The mission of DeKalb County School System is to form a collaborative effort between home and school that maximizes students' social and academic potential preparing them to compete in a global society.
3 SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL MISSION: The mission of Salem Middle International Baccalaureate World School is to foster and environment of academic excellence that will effectively prepare all students for successful post-secondary studies and challenges of the 21st century.
4 SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL FOCUS: 1. To create a culture of consistency.2. To increase rigor and academic achievement in all content areas.3. To ensure highly qualified personnel in all positions.4. To maintain safe and healthy learning environments that support academic achievement.5. To increase parental/community involvement through effective communication and participation..
5 SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL Administration Terrence Harvey-PrincipalTuqwan Taylor- 8th GradeStanley Lewis - API - 7th GradeJames Staples - 6th GradeApra Caldwell - Principal‘s SecretarySamantha Bland - Discipline Secretary
6 Salem Middle School Department Chairpersons Math- Stephanie LivingstonLanguage Arts- Chiquita WashingtonScience-Batini FarrisSocial Studies-Addie TaylorExceptional Ed. Natalie HallPhysical Education-Gloria McDowellConnections – Marcus Bishop
7 SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL School Counselors Tiffany Lawrence-Benton -Head CounselorLatonya Smiley - CounselorDiane Floyd - CounselorRosa Harris – Counselor for SST/504Maria Long - Secretary
8 SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL Academic Data Coaches Languages Arts- William DillardMath-Tiffani HooperScience – Anne MarionSocial Studies – Dr. Deborah CooleyLTSE - Dr. Syette Rivers
9 Dekalb County School District Initiatives TKES - Teacher Keys Effectiveness SystemCCGPS - Common Core Ga. Performance StandardsCCRPI - College and Career Readiness Performance IndexDCSD Math Initiative
10 Salem Middle School Instructional Initiatives Targeted Tutorials for GA MilestonesMath, Social Studies, and Science SupportsSLO’s and BenchmarksIncrease Problem Based Learning/Experiments in SciencesIncrease Parental Involvement / CommunicationTechnology integration in all Content Areas
18 Growth and Achievement Model (6-Step Data Protocol)Steps 1- 2:Assess all students and analyze the data.Steps 3 - 4:Identify students in need of additional instructional support.Determine what instructional support will be provided.Determine how the instructional support will be provided.Determine the goals…..IMPLEMENT.Steps 5 - 6:Monitor and adjust the instructional support.Communicate the plan.
19 Data Sources CRCT Universal Screeners Common Assessments Benchmark AssessmentsOn-line Assessment SystemMock Writing Assessment
20 CONCLUSIONLife affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege than the raising of the next generation.C. Everett Koop, M.D.