Campus Improvement Plans Requirements Overview and Purpose Accounting Components Program Components Developing the Plan Sample Plans and Checklists
Federal Requirements for Campus Improvement Plans Federal RegisterFederal Register – July 2, 2004 (Vol.69, Number 127) Using data from its needs assessment, the school must then develop a comprehensive plan to improve teaching and learning in the school, particularly for those students farthest away from demonstrating proficiency on the State’s academic content and achievement standards.
Step 2 in Schoolwide Planning Process Campus Improvement Plan Program Evaluation Were we successful in addressing our needs and focus areas? Campus Improvement Plan What strategies and activities will help us meet the needs? Comprehensive Needs Assessment What are our needs and where do we focus our efforts?
Overview of Campus Improvement Plans Campus Improvement Plans After conducting the CNA, a campus must develop a comprehensive plan for reforming the total instructional program at the campus. There is no required format, but the plan must contain all required accounting and program components, and most plans also include the campus vision, mission, and campus profile.
Purpose of Campus Improvement Plans Serve as a blueprint for addressing needs Bring focus, coherence, and accountability to reform activities Must include: Summary of CNA Required accounting components Required 10 program components
Accounting Components for Campus Improvement Plans The campus improvement plan: Must contain a description of how Title I, Part A and other resources will be used to implement the CIP Must contain a list of federal, state, and local programs that will be consolidated with the amount that each program will contribute to the schoolwide pool Campus must maintain records that demonstrate addressing intent and purpose of each program
10 Required Program Components for Schoolwide Campus Improvement Plans 1. Comprehensive needs assessment summary 2. Schoolwide reform strategiesreform strategies 3. Instruction by highly qualified teachers 4. High-quality and ongoing professional development 5. Strategies to attract HQ teachers to high-needs campuses
10 Required Program Components for Schoolwide Campus Improvement Plans 6. Strategies to increase parental involvement 7. Transition plans from early childhood programs to elementary programs 8. Measures to include teachers in decisions regarding use of academic assessments 9. Effective and timely assistance for students
10 Required Program Components for Schoolwide Campus Improvement Plans 10. Coordination and integration of federal, state, and local services and programs Schoolwide programs are expected to use the flexibility available to integrate services and programs with the aim of upgrading the entire educational program. A schoolwide program may combine most federal, state, and local funds to provide these services. This maximizes the impact of resources.
10 Program Components for Schoolwide Campus Improvement Plans For a good overview of the 10 program components, view this online course: 10 Components to a Schoolwide Program 10 Components to a Schoolwide Program – NCLB Online Course
Developing the Schoolwide Campus Improvement Plan
Goals Approved by the Board of Trustees Aligned with district goals Aligned with campus mission, vision, beliefs Address priority needs
SMART Objectives Specific Measurable Attainable, action oriented Relevant, results based Time based
Strategies A plan of action to address an objective Addresses how objective will be met Identifies a sustained course of action Is small enough to be manageable Is significant enough to accomplish the objective Research-Based Best Practices
Action Steps A detailed step-by-step process for implementing the strategy Who is responsible What resources are needed Expected completion date and checkpoints Evidence of implementation Evidence of impact
Evidence of Implementation and Impact Implementation Did we do what we said we would do? Impact Did it make any difference? Did it result in expected outcomes?
Planning Checklists Campus Improvement Plan Checklist Title I Schoolwide Plan Checklist Campus Improvement Planning Requirements