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Presentation on theme: "No Child Left Behind. ALL students will attain proficiency or better in reading and mathematics by 2013-2014 ALL limited English students will become."— Presentation transcript:

1 No Child Left Behind

2 ALL students will attain proficiency or better in reading and mathematics by ALL limited English students will become proficient in English ALL teachers will be highly qualified by ALL students will be educated in safe, drug-free environments ALL students will graduate from high school GOALS

3 Testing Requirements Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Consequences Public Reporting Accountability ACCOUNTABILITY

4 Public Reporting State Report Card requirements include: –Dissemination at the beginning of school year –Disaggregated student MEAP data –Comparison of student achievement levels –Percentage of students not tested –Graduation rates –Number and names of schools in need of improvement –Comparison of actual academic achievement to annual objectives for all subgroups –Teacher qualifications ACCOUNTABILITY

5 Public Reporting New requirements to provide parent notification on: –Teacher qualifications –Student performance on state assessments –School choice information –Limited English Proficiency student placement and program information ACCOUNTABILITY

6 Beginning all new Title I teachers must: –Be highly qualified –Be certified and teaching in their content areas –Not hold emergency credentials –Have proven competency in teaching areas assigned All core academic subject area teachers not highly qualified must meet the requirements by Title II funds can be earmarked for teacher and principal quality Teacher Quality ACCOUNTABILITY

7 Who are the Core Academic Area Teachers? English Reading or Language Arts Mathematics Science Foreign Languages Civics and Government Economics Arts History Geography

8 Teacher Quality All states must: –Develop a plan demonstrating how teachers will become highly qualified by –Require annual increase in the percentage of highly qualified teachers in each local district beginning in –Increase annually the percentage of teachers receiving high quality professional development beginning in * ACCOUNTABILITY

9 Michigan’s Definition MDE convenes a set of advisory committees on NCLB issue areas –Advisory Committee meets and develops draft definitions –State Board Adopts Definition in April, 2003 –HOUSSE – what does it stand for? Midland/Saginaw Curriculum Council –Develops HOUSSE portfolio guidelines and rubric –Submits plan to MDE for approval –Seminars planned for: Curriculum Directors Elementary Principals Secondary Principals HR Directors

10 Who is HQ? 1993 was a very good year … –Elementary Self Contained: MTTC Basic Skills and Comprehensive elementary exams –Elementary Certified in Middle School: Above, plus MTTC subject area –Secondary: MTTC Basic Skills and MTTC subject area in Major and Minor

11 Who is HQ? The Classical Ages –Teachers Certified prior to 1993 have many options: Must have Bachelor’s Degree, and Full State Certification, and One of 6 options: –MTTC Basic Skills and appropriate areas »Comprehensive Elementary, or »Subject Area for Certificate Endorsements –Graduate Degree or advanced coursework equal to an undergraduate major –National Board Certification –One of 3 HOUSSE options

12 HOUSSE Options HOUSSE Option #1 –3 years teaching experience and at least 18 semester credits towards a masters degree HOUSSE Option #2 –3 years teaching experience and completion of a district approved IDP consisting of at least 90 contact hours of professional development, documented using the MDE approved PD record form HOUSSE Option #3 –Creation of a Michigan Content Area Portfolio assessed using the Saginaw/Midland County Content Area Portfolio Rubric with an achievement level of 100 points or more on the rubric

13 Paraprofessional Quality –Paraprofessionals hired after January 8, 2002 must meet requirements for qualification standards –Paraprofessionals hired prior to January 8, 2002 must meet requirements for qualifications by January 8, 2006 ACCOUNTABILITY

14 Options for Paraprofessionals Associate’s Degree 60 Semester Credits in an accredited degree program Passage of a rigorous test of academic content –MTTC Basic Skills Offered 4 times a year through Universities with Teacher Preparation Programs –WorkKeys from ACT Score levels set by Michigan State Board of Education in July Available through Delta College or the Saginaw Career Complex Paraprofessional Certification Institutes will begin at SISD in January, 2004 –Practice Tests –Facilitated Group Test Prep Software with Anytime/Anywhere option –Scheduled Test Sessions at SCC –Optional Professional Development program More test options coming??

15 Highly Qualified Teachers and Paraprofessionals Achievable Goal MDE work should be applauded in this area SISD support


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