Presentation on theme: "Martha “Z” Harris Administrative Director Doug Lobo January 6, 2014"— Presentation transcript:
1 Martha “Z” Harris Administrative Director Doug Lobo January 6, 2014 STUDENT SERVICESMartha “Z” HarrisAdministrative DirectorDoug LoboJanuary 6, 2014
2 Everyone Gets PowerPoints…..Everyone!! United States Air Force AcademyDeath by PPT SeminarEven United States Navy Seals
3 As Ms. Martha “Z” Harris Would Say, STUDENT SERVICES IS WITH IT!AN ESSENTIAL PART OF YOUR SCHOOLS!CHANGING WITH THE TIMES!RESPONSIVE!SUPPORTIVE!STUDENT-CENTERED!
4 What is the Student Services Support Team???? Seven (7) highly educated, experienced, and trained CounselorsStrong Emotional/Behaviorally Disabilities (EBD) background and experienceHigh energyRelentlessly positiveThere to support schoolsNot afraid to “Get their hands dirty”
5 The Student Services Support Team is: Analogous to Curriculum Support Specialists (CSSs) Academic CoachesThe goal of the Student Services Support Team is to provide support to school site Student Service professionals much like academic coaches provide support to subject area teachersStudent Services Team is to Student Services as Curriculum Support Specialists are to subject areas
6 The Student Services Support Team wants to pump…..you up!!!
7 What can the Student Services Support Team aka the “SUPER7” do? They can’t leap tall buildings in a single bound!They can’t stop a bullet!They can’t outrun a speeding locomotive!But, they can help with:AttendanceBehaviorAcademics
8 The “SUPER7” can assist with: Early Warning SystemsClassroom Lessons/VisitsLeaps LessonsAttendance MonitoringFunctional Analysis of Behavior (FABs) & Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs)ModelingMentoringCounseling (Brief, Episodic, Crisis, Time-limited)Professional DevelopmentClassroom ManagementElements of Positive Behavior Support (PBS)Whatever else that will improve, help, support or assist the school
9 Who are the “SUPER7”: Tracie Neal Anissa Sheffield Jacqueline Hazel Marie ColinJeanmarie JonesDebra PhillipsRosie Brown
10 The “SUPER7” RoutinePrimarily elementary schools and some K-8 Centers receive servicesTeams of two “SUPER7” Counselors (one team for each region: North, Central, & South) visit schools for a three (3) week period with a follow up revisit three weeks laterSchools are determined by Dr. Moore, Assistant Superintendent and the Region SuperintendentsThere is an initial meeting with the school’s leadership team prior to a “SUPER7” team being deployedEach school is unique and has individual needsThe idea is to support, not point fingers, make demands, or criticize…..we are there to help to the best of our abilitiesThe school’s leadership team is surveyed at the end of the deployment period
11 Schools visited by the “SUPER7”: Bunch Park ESDr. Henry W. Mack West Little River K-8RR Mouton ESWest Homestead K-8Everglades K-8Nathan B Young ESBarbara Hawkins ESCarrie P Meek Westview K-8Laura C Saunders ESRedondo ESCitrus Grove ESRainbow Park ES
12 Three kinds of lies, four, if you count outside psychological testing: Damn Liesand StatisticsShow Survey Monkey Slide
13 Expected Outcomes Short-Term Improved processes utilized by the school-site Student Services teamDecreased Early Warning System indicatorsImplementation of new strategies/practicesIncreased awareness of community resourcesLong-TermIdentify patterns across district that can be utilized in order to determine where resources (fiscal, personnel, and professional development) need to be allocated or reallocatedCompile best practices that are being used throughout the district and provide this information in order to promote best practices district- wide
14 STUDENT SERVICES SUPPORT TEAM “SUPER7” Tell Your Region SUPI want my “Super7”
15 Questions. Comments/Feedback Doug Lobo 264874@dadeschools Questions? Comments/Feedback Doug Lobo O C
17 Is to Invent the Future or if You Prefer, Create the Future
18 The Future of Student Services Includes: Evidence-based practicesResearch-based practicesDataData to drive decision makingThe Educator as researcherAccountability
19 An Example of this can be seen in the Project Prevent Grant One of the federal grants in President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) InitiativeEnsuring all children enter school cognitively, physically, socially and emotionally readyEnsuring all children read at grade level by 3rd gradeEnsuring all youth graduate from high schoolEnsuring all youth complete post-secondary education or trainingEnsuring all youth out of school are employedEnsuring all youth remain safe from violent crime“That’s what ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ is all about. Helping more of our young people stay on track. Providing the support they need to think more broadly about their future. Building on what works – when it works, in those critical life-changing moments.” - President Barack Obama, February 27, 2014
20 The Creating Community Change Violence Prevention Project (CCC/VP2) Grant Was a highly competitive grant that was awarded to 22 school districts by the United States Department of Education (USDOE)This grant will fund four 12 month School Social Workers and one full-time School Resource Officer (SRO)
21 The Creating Community Change Violence Prevention Project (CCC/VP2) Grant The expected outcomes of the grant are as follows:Enhance the district’s capacity to increase prevention and direct services to students at-risk for or affected by violence at the four identified high schools.North Miami Senior High SchoolMiami Carol City Senior High SchoolMiami Central Senior High SchoolMiami Southridge Senior High SchoolFacilitate added preventative support to the K-8 Centers and Middle Schools within the feeder patterns of the four identified high schools.Reduce incidents of the following indicators at the identified schools:Reduction in school arrests.Reduction in bullying/harassment incidents.Reduction in crisis incidentsReduction in teen dating violence incidents.Reduction in incidents of human trafficking.
22 The Future of Student Services Includes: Region Superintendents and the OAT will identify schools having a high counselor/student ratio and/or in immediate need of additional Student Services support at the elementary level.REGIONAL CENTERNumber of Counselors on each teamNorth2CentralSouth3
23 Deployment TimelineLength of deployment will depend on the need of the school and will be determined by the Region and the OAT. Generally, the period of deployment will be three weeks.Region/OAT meetings will occur every grading period, and as needed, in order to ensure that services are being maximized.An online log will be maintained by the counselors and reviewed regularly by the Region and/or the OAT in order to monitor continuing needs or re- deployment to another school site.
24 Student Services Support Team Framework Week One: Observation, Assessment, and Planning Redesign Enhancements Week Two: Program Implementation and Modeling Week Three: Monitoring and Feedback *Follow up visits will be conducted three weeks later in order to provide additional support, answer questions, and provide guidance.
25 Overview of Procedures for Student Services Support Team Doug Lobo, Instructional Supervisor, will arrange a meeting with each school’s administrator and counselor prior to the team being deployed. Additional detailed information will be provided to school site personnel and protocols for Student Services Support Team Counselors will be discussed.
26 Student Services - Support Deployed counselors can provide assistance in the following areas:School data review and analysis with Student Services TeamGroup counseling sessions on topics requested by the school (bullying, healthy relationships, grief, etc.)Immediate assistance with the current issues that have arisen in the schoolLeaps programClassroom presentationsAcademic advisement/awarenessAttendance/tardiness/truancy interventionsIndividual counseling for students demonstrating need through Early Warning System analysisParental workshops, as requested by the schoolComponents of Positive Behavior Support (PBS)Building the capacity of the school-site Student Services team
27 Assistance with Data Analysis for: At-risk studentsLowest 25% studentsStudents with Early Warning indicatorsTruancy/Attendance ReportsCourse failure listingsRetainees
28 Student Services Support Team Round One Schedule Suggested Schools 9/15-10/3/14 First Round (Three weeks)North Region: Skyway Elementary SchoolCentral Region: Henry E. S. Reeves Elementary SchoolSouth Region: Bowman Ashe/Doolin K-8 Academy* Student Services Support Team will revisit school in three weeks (the week of 10/27/14) in order to follow up.