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Presented by Jack Baldermann
Programs 1) SMART goal process that focuses on results 2) Two versions of Academic Support Six Tools 1) PLC survey for teachers 2) Data wall template and rubric 3) Common formative assessments for difficult situations 4) One-page PLC summary 5) Data Team rubric 6) Data Team checklist/Critical issues for team consideration
No program will be effective without the right philosophy Use and adapt the ideas to fit your school
Adapted from Knoster, T
Highest ACT scores in school history 200% increase in Advanced Placement Decrease in discipline referrals from 9,100-1,600
One of the Most Improved High School in Illinois/Nation Top 100- America’s Best High Schools – Newsweek TOP TEN MOST IMPROVED Advanced Placement Programs – Washington Post Challenge Index “A+” – Highest Rating – School Search, Inc. “Outperformer” – Highest Rating – Standard & Poor’s 99% Graduation Rate (2004, 2006) 98% 6-year graduation rate average 100% Graduation Rate for Hispanic and African American students (represents 20% of population) (2006) Rated “10 out of 10” – Great Schools
RBHS Goals 2002 To encourage student participation and achievement in AP programs and increase the number of students passing exams by 200% or more, increase the number of AP Scholars by 200% or more, and have a Challenge Index rating that places RB in the top ten high schools in Illinois.
To increase the graduation rate from a ten-year ( ) average of 91% to at least 95% or higher. YearGraduation Rate
# of students85547 # of exams # of passed exams Statewide Ranking Not in the top 502 out of 650 # of passed exams as % of total school enrollment 11%48% # of AP Scholars15142
YearScholarsScholars with Honors Scholars with Distinction TotalNational Scholars
SMART Goals 95% graduation rate in % meet or exceed on PSAE exam in Advanced Placement tests taken in 2014
Increase graduation rate from a ten- year average of 90% to 95% or higher for each graduating class
70%of Westmont High School students will meet or exceed standards as measured by the PSAE test in 52% pass rate in 2012 prior to PLC implementation Made AYP in 2013 after first year of PLC implementation
Westmont High School will increase the number of students taking (69 to 140 or more) and passing (29 to 60 or more) Advanced Placement tests by 100% or more and rank in the top ten high schools in Illinois as measured by the Challenge index.
In students taking 69 tests In students taking 411 tests One of the most improved Challenge Index scores in the United States
→ WHS 2014? → WHS 2015?
SMART Goal Worksheet Can be found at All Things PLC website
S.M.A.R.T. Goals in Action At the end of the year Leadership Council meeting, the Dept. Chairs were challenged to develop a vision and S.M.A.R.T. goals
S.M.A.R.T. Goals in Action “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” --T.S. Elliot What will your department look like when it is the best in the nation?
S.M.A.R.T. Goals in Action What are the specific things you will need to do to make your department the best? What are the obstacles that stand in the way of your department becoming the best?
Results by Mike Schmoker Big Hairy Audacious Goals B.H.A.G.S. – Jim Collins The Carrot Principle – Gostick and Elton School Goal Setting Rick Dufour
“Replace the voluminous strategic planning process with a few very specific goals.” - Learning by Doing Dufour, et. al. Page 120
The of Goals The Power of Goals Provides Focus Sense of Accomplishment for Teachers/Students Pride
Set “non-negotiable” goals for achievement Involve others in setting these goals Continually monitor progress and make corrections as needed Focus resources, especially for training, on district-wide goals Robert Marzano & J. Timothy Waters
For each class, we will work to maintain a graduation rate of 95% or higher Strongly Support-82 Support-24 Disagree-1 Strongly Disagree-0 To increase academic achievement as measured by the PSAE/ACT so our students’ scores continuously improve and rank in the top 5% or higher of high school districts in Illinois Strongly Support-65 Support-38 Disagree-2 Strongly Disagree-1
To challenge and support all of our students to the best of their ability including building one of the best AP programs in the state and nation and having our school rated as one of the top ten high schools in Illinois using the Newsweek Challenge Index Strongly Support-50 Support-49 Disagree-8 Strongly Disagree-0 We will continue to implement the Professional Learning Community Model including collaboratively developing common assessments and reviewing student performance data to improve curriculum and instruction Strongly Support-64 Support-28 Disagree-0 Strongly Disagree-0 More info-15
Two Versions of Academic Support
at Riverside Brookfield
Transition Teams Description of Program Pre-9 th grade summer school session 3-year Commitment Strong Relationships No Gaps in Curriculum Mission and Accountability Benefits from Team Teaching Riverside Brookfield High School Specific Programs and Strategies Formative Assessment Mastery Learning High Expectations for ALL Students Additional Time and Practice Summer and After-School Sessions Work/Learning Reinforced in Academic Support Grading System: A, B, C, & not yet
Riverside Brookfield High School Specific Programs and Strategies Transition Teams Team Structure 1 English Teacher 1 Math Teacher 1 Science 1 Academic Support Person Same Counselor Students
Academic Support Coordinator Team member, tutor, liaison between home and school, counselor, motivator Whatever it takes! Usually a non-certified position
Power of the Team and 3-Year Commitment Strong Relationships No Gaps in Curriculum Accountability and Mission Benefits of Team Teaching
RBHS Transition Teams Pre-9 th grade summer session 3-year commitment Mastery learning Formative Assessment Additional time and practice High expectations for ALL students Work/learning reinforced in Academic Support Grading System: A, B, C, & not yet Summer and after-school sessions
Transition Team Goals By the end of three years, all students will have met state standards and will be on track for graduation. We will have developed thoughtful, caring citizens.
Academic Support at Westmont High School
ASAP –After School Academic Program F List Compiled on Tuesday Reminder slips sent to teachers and students Attendance taken in ASAP Report out to teachers of attendance and productivity of students Academic Support Class Teacher communicates with teachers, parents and students on a weekly basis or more Teacher works with student on missing work in small group setting Teacher s a progress report home each week Progress in Academic Support Class Progress in all classes Work that still needs to be completed
Printed Weekly Sorted by student to show who is failing and in what class
Progress in Academic Support Class Strategies used What still needs to be worked on Data Team is CC’d
Updated list for teachers in Google Drive Recognition of who did well with specifics
Tools for PLCs
PLC survey for teachers and staff
Data wall template and rubric
Example of a common formative assessment for difficult situations (i.e. singletons)
One-Page PLC Summary Sheet
Data Team Rubric
Data Team checklist/Critical Issues
Excellence “Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible.”