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1 A 30% Increase in Three Years Reading, Math & Language Usage ALL Title 1A Students Jeff Dillon Superintendent/K-5 Principal Wilder School District

2 9 Characteristics of Highly Effective Schools 1. A Clear and Shared Focus 1. A Clear and Shared Focus 2. High Standards and Expectations for All Students 3. Effective School Leadership 4. High Levels of Collaboration and Communication 5. Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessments Aligned with State Standards 6. Frequent Monitoring of Learning and Teaching 7. Focused Professional Development 8. Supportive Learning Environment 9. High Levels of Family and Community Involvement

3 P A S S I O N Takeaways: Hope Hope Leadership Tools Leadership Tools Wilder’s Roadmap for Change Wilder’s Roadmap for Change 95% reduction in office referrals 95% reduction in office referrals 3 fundamental truths 3 fundamental truths

4 P A S S I O N What you will NOT takeaway: A quick fix program A quick fix program I believe emphatically that teachers teach children (thus educate), programs don’t! AND Leaders lead dynamic change, school improvement plans don’t. I believe emphatically that teachers teach children (thus educate), programs don’t! AND Leaders lead dynamic change, school improvement plans don’t. How to avoid obstacles How to avoid obstacles That I’m the only success story. That I’m the only success story.

5 Roadmap for Change Leadership Leadership Data, Data, Data Data, Data, Data Change School Culture Change School Culture - We all have to speak the same language! Partnership Partnership Professional Development Professional Development Rigor, Relevance, Relationships Rigor, Relevance, Relationships

6 Leadership Non-Negotiables ME 1.People buy into the leader first, then the vision… John C. Maxwell Stakeholder buy-in Stakeholder buy-in 2.Bring the PASSION of the 9 Characteristics of High Performing Schools 3.Be A Listener!

7 Leadership Non-Negotiables ME 4.Partnerships “ The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. ” Theodore Roosevelt “ The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. ” Theodore Roosevelt 5.Leadership is a choice not a position. 6.Every moment is a leadership moment, leaders create the moments. 7.Synergy Creator

8 Leadership Non-Negotiables Teachers 1.Every moment is a teachable moment and the teacher creates the moment. 2.Rigor, Relevance & Relationships = Optimal Engagement 3.Every student will learn and reach their fullest potential under my watch. 4.Failure is not an option I’m not talking about grades… I’m not talking about grades…

9 Leadership Non-Negotiables Teachers 5.The will to teach is not as important as the will to prepare to teach. How often do you check your teacher’s lesson plans? How often do you check your teacher’s lesson plans? 6.Inspect what you Expect. “What gets inspected gets done, what gets inspected often gets done well.” Dr. Marilyn Howard “What gets inspected gets done, what gets inspected often gets done well.” Dr. Marilyn Howard 7.Strike while the iron is hot, keep it hot & keep striking! 8.Empower Teachers Goal Setting – Professional Portfolios Goal Setting – Professional Portfolios

10 Leadership Non-Negotiables 10. Conflict Management Philosophy Conflict is a necessity Conflict is a necessity Opposition is encouraged Opposition is encouraged Conflict management includes stimulation and resolution Conflict management includes stimulation and resolution Managing conflict is a major responsibility of an administrator Example: Every complaint must be followed by a realistic solution. Example: Every complaint must be followed by a realistic solution. 11. Refuse to go back to Egypt

11 Proof is in the DATA – Assessments/Grades Bottom 5% on the State Assessment (ISAT) Bottom 5% on the State Assessment (ISAT) Teacher report cards showing 90% of students are at grade level in Reading, Math and Language. Teacher report cards showing 90% of students are at grade level in Reading, Math and Language. Teacher reports data on district assessments that 90% of their students are proficient in Reading, Math and Language. Teacher reports data on district assessments that 90% of their students are proficient in Reading, Math and Language. Upside down RTI model Upside down RTI model

12 Proof is in the DATA – Assessments/Grades Adequate Yearly Progress – 4 consecutive years Adequate Yearly Progress – 4 consecutive years Distinguished Title 1 School Distinguished Title 1 School All Assessments/Grades are scored using a Rubric All Assessments/Grades are scored using a Rubric - Drill down based on a given standard Right side up RTI Model Right side up RTI Model

13 School Culture DATA Changeable 7 Principals in 14 years 7 Principals in 14 years 2% of the student body received office referrals on a daily basis. 2% of the student body received office referrals on a daily basis. Someone Is Leading and If It’s Not You… Then WHO? Someone Is Leading and If It’s Not You… Then WHO? Toxic Faculty Room. Toxic Faculty Room. Lack of Trust Lack of Trust

14 School Culture DATA Changeable High Expectations? High Expectations? Wilder ISLAND Wilder ISLAND 50% of students qualified for English Language Learner support 50% of students qualified for English Language Learner support Limited parental involvement Limited parental involvement Parents’ lack of trust in our educational program Parents’ lack of trust in our educational program

15 School Culture DATA Changeable The same Principal of 6 years The same Principal of 6 years 95% reduction in office referrals! 95% reduction in office referrals! Collaborative Faculty Room. Collaborative Faculty Room. Trust Trust School-wide High Expectations School-wide High Expectations 50% LEP REDUCED to 15% 50% LEP REDUCED to 15% Parental Involvement – 10 hours per student Parental Involvement – 10 hours per student Individual Student Learning Plans – ALL STUDENTS! Individual Student Learning Plans – ALL STUDENTS!

16 School Culture DATA UNchangeable 100% FRL 100% FRL 30% Migrant 30% Migrant Demographics Demographics

17 Partnership – Based on DATA Boise State University – Literacy Professors Boise State University – Literacy Professors Mathematical Thinking for Instruction – Retired Deputy State Superintendent Mathematical Thinking for Instruction – Retired Deputy State Superintendent “ You can do what I cannot do. I can do what you cannot do. Together, WE can do great things.” Mother Teresa “ You can do what I cannot do. I can do what you cannot do. Together, WE can do great things.” Mother Teresa Weekly Observations (Up to 3 a week) Weekly Observations (Up to 3 a week) Weekly Feedback on Instructional Expectations learned in Professional Development Weekly Feedback on Instructional Expectations learned in Professional Development

18 Professional Development – Based on DATA Build Capacity in ALL Teachers Build Capacity in ALL Teachers Guided Reading Guided Reading - Learning A-Z Mathematical Thinking for Instruction Mathematical Thinking for Instruction Thematic Integrated Literacy Techniques Thematic Integrated Literacy Techniques Data Analysis Data Analysis - Celebration Day

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20 95% Reduction in Office Referrals What’s Near and Dear to My… Rigor = School-Wide High Expectations Relevance = Differentiation of Instruction Relationships = PASSION

21 Contact Information Jeff Dillon (208)


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