Overview Title I Focus and Priority Schools Eligible to receive funding to participate in school improvement planning through AdvancED Access to a web-based school improvement platform – ASSIST Version 1.0: Spring – Fall 2014 18 schools participated in consultation 10 schools participated in an external review
Benefits All options will have access to AdvancED’s web-based school improvement platform, ASSIST. (over 32,000 schools and districts are currently using ASSIST) ASSIST will allow schools to have a one-stop-shop for all improvement needs. Opportunity to dig-deep into school data, needs, and evidence of successes. One plan: PL221/SIP, SAP, Title I SWP ASSIST goal builder is tailored to Indiana’s needs and allows for custom content and drop-down menus so districts and schools can easily address planning. It provides a living, breathing document that can be easily updated throughout the year, and in years to come. Partnership with AdvancED for professional development in regards to writing school improvement plans, as well as focusing on individual school needs.
Option 1: $1,200 - ASSIST Up to 16 hours of consulting services with the ASSIST system ASSIST allows for: Executive Summary School Self-Assessment District Self-Assessment Perception Surveys (parent, student, and staff) Student Performance Diagnostic Stakeholder Perception Diagnostic Assurances Improvement Planning Turnaround Principles
ASSIST Screen shot of Goals & Plans page Tabs include – Portfolio, Profile, Diagnostics & Surveys, Assurances, Goals & Plans, Reviews, Progress All documents in one place
Option 2: $6,000 – Consultation Access to ASSIST System Up to 16 hours of consulting services to identify improvement priorities and develop a SIP Services will be focused on helping schools to: Form a sustainable school improvement team with the “right” skills and abilities to facilitate a meaningful internal review and improvement process Complete the AdvancED diagnostic tools Identifying relevant evidence Ensure that the results of the internal review process are honest and insightful Interpret and analyze data during the internal review process
School Improvement Plan
Option 3: $28,000 – Diagnostic Review Priority schools on the approved list with year three of ‘F’ are eligible Internal review process – done with Option 1 and 2 Access to ASSIST Three-Day Onsite External Review Process Using the AdvancED Standards for Quality Schools and School Systems Examines the institution’s policies, practices, and conditions in relation to AdvancED standards, data, stakeholder perception, and self-assessments Yields a written report summarizing the school that is aligned with the AdvancED standards and indicators Report includes ratings, notable achievements, powerful practices, opportunities for improvement, and improvement priorities Review teams may be comprised of: Lead Evaluators (AdvancED selected), IDOE Staff, Teachers, Principals, District Administrators, and/or University Faculty Members.
Diagnostic Review Report
How to Apply? Online Application:
How to Apply? Multiple Pages within the application General school and district contact information Assurances
Next Steps Applications must be submitted online by Friday, December 19 th at 4:30 pm After reviewing applications: IDOE will contact Title I PAs to enter and open online budget in Title I Application Center AdvancED will contact Principals regarding getting started with the program
Questions – Title I Team – Early Learning and Intervention Rachael Havey – Title I Specialist - Audrey Carnahan– Title I Specialist - Cindy Hurst – Title I Coordinator - Charlie Geier – Director Early Learning and Intervention - Regional Outreach Coordinators