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1 External Review Team Conference Call: Preparing the Team for Off-site Review Work Digital Learning Institution

2 P URPOSE Prepare team members for off-site review work Discuss External Review Team Workspace Provide context of the institution Discuss schedule/logistics Q & A © 2012 AdvancED

3 Professional Practice of Digital Education Student Accountability Learning Outcomes Digital Learning Environment Technology Resources Personalized Learning Teacher Expectations Professional Practice of Digital Education © 2013 AdvancE D 3 The ideas that affirm a technique, method, process, or activity that are more effective at achieving a particular outcome in the delivery of online teaching and learning.

4 Student Admissions Student Engagement Teacher Expectations Coursework Professional Practice of Digital Education © 2012 AdvancE D 4 Date Enrolled Transcript Evaluation Assigned Courses Orientation Expectations Attendance Records Course Logins Student Progress Assessment System Coursework vs. Grades Grades vs. Transcript Transcript vs. Diploma Credit Transfer Policy Grading & Feedback Teacher Availability Monitoring coursework Academic Integrity Curriculum

5 External Review Team Member Training Online team member training required Asynchronous training sessions AdvancED Overview Purpose of External Review Roles/Responsibilities Off-site review work On-site review work © 2012 AdvancED

6 Team Workspace External Review Review Scheduled for Dec. 16, 2012 – Dec. 17, 2012 County High School 000 Avenue Jackson, KY 11111 United States of America Susan Doe (Head of Institution) Phone Email Welcome Team Members! We will have our team conference call on November 10 at 5 p.m. Looking forward to talking to you soon! © 2012 AdvancED

7 Institution Expectations Meet AdvancED Accreditation Standards for Quality Implement a continuous improvement process Conduct Internal Review Executive Summary Standards Self Assessment Stakeholder Feedback Diagnostic Student Performance Diagnostic Improvement Plan Assurances Host External Review Respond to Required Actions *

8 Program Review Instructional Delivery Model Assessment System Teacher Evaluation System New State Mandates Common Core Standards © 2013 AdvancED

9 Team Member Assignments Team Member 1 - insert name 2 - insert name 3 - insert name 4 - insert name 5 - insert name Standard 1 - Purpose and Direction 2 - Governance/Leadership 3 - Teaching/Assessing for Learning 4 - Resources/Support System 5 - Using Results for Continuous Improvement © 2012 AdvancED


11 Team Member Off-site Review Work Review/study Self-Assessment (SA) and Executive Summary (ES) – Are the artifacts relevant to standard indicators? – Does the artifact(s) inform the standard indicator? – How? Use the External Review Team Workbook to record your review work: – Questions to ask stakeholders – Artifacts to review – Patterns and/or trends – Successes and/or challenges – “Listen for’s” during interviews and presentations – Potential powerful practices and opportunities for improvement Review institution’s website – Insert website address © 2012 AdvancED

12 Team Member Off-site Review Work Review additional documents – Stakeholder feedback and student performance diagnostics – Continuous Improvement Plan – Assurances Team members should be prepared to share an overview of their assigned standard during team meeting on-site (Work Session #1) Bring your laptop, iPad, or electronic tablet (optional) Be prepared to stay for the duration of the External Review © 2012 AdvancED

13 Observing Effective Digital Learning Environments – Identify and document observable evidence of the student-teacher interaction, monitoring of student progress, student learning outcomes, digital learning environment conducive to student learning – Corroborate results with information obtained from Interviews Artifacts Student performance data Stakeholder feedback data

14 What does teaching and learning look like? Synchronous Teaching and Learning Live sessions via technology like Elluminate, Adobe, etc. Lesson plans, recordings, observations Asynchronous Teaching and Learning Student Records, Gradebooks, Communication Blended Learning Combination of above, students onsite

15 External Review Schedule – Day 1 © 2012 AdvancE D 15

16 External Review Schedule – Day 2 7:45 a.m. Team arrives at school 8:00 a.m.– 8:30 a.m. External Review team debriefing 8:30 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. Additional observations, interviews and review of artifacts 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.Break Work Session # 3 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Final deliberations and discussions 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Working lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Finalize team results & prepare for exit report 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Team chair meets with principal/head of school 3:00 p.m.– 3:30 p.m.Exit report with all stakeholders © 2012 AdvancED

17 Index of Educational Quality (IEQ) ©2013 AdvancE D 17 321 244 300 100 400 288 Teaching and Learning Impact Standards 3 and 5, Student Performance Evaluative Criteria Leadership Capacity Standards 1 and 2, Stakeholder Feedback Evaluative Criteria Resource Utilization Standard 4 Index of Educational Quality

18 Logistics Insert the following information: Hotel name, address, phone, website (if team members require lodging) Check-in time LE cell number Team Work Session # 1 – insert meeting time Team Dinner – insert time © 2012 AdvancED


20 Thank you! We appreciate your willingness to volunteer, share your expertise, and contribute to advancing excellence in education worldwide. 20 © 2012 AdvancED

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