Presentation on theme: "Granville County Schools Innovative Services"— Presentation transcript:
1 Granville County Schools Innovative Services Dr. Timothy J. Farley, SuperintendentPresenters:Dr. Michael A. Myrick, DirectorMr. Wade Lowry, Principal – Center for Innovative Learning
2 Granville County Schools Mission Statement In partnership with the community, we will continually improve all educational services to prepare our students today for a successful tomorrow.
3 Vision of Granville County Schools Every StudentActively LearningAccepting OthersAchievingEvery Teacher and Staff Member:LeadingLearningLoving ChildrenEvery Parent and Our Community:InvitedInvestedInvolved
4 Innovative Services Innovative Programs Center for Innovative Learning Dropout PreventionGCS Virtual Enterprise InternationalJuvenile Attendance Council (JAC)
5 Granville County Schools Online Services Offered Through The Center for Innovative Learning
6 Center for Innovative Learning The Center for Innovative Learning is a comprehensive learning facility designed to reduce dropouts while increasing the graduation rate through flexible learning opportunities. Services provided are part of a continuum that focuses on increased academic achievement and social growth and development for students receiving short or long-term suspensions.
7 CIL providesA safe environment where students can make progress academically, behaviorally, and sociallyEncouragement for students to keep off the streets and out of troubleInterventions that reduce a student’s likelihood of being suspended againThe opportunities for students to return to their home school and perform with success.
8 Short-term Program Description Middle school and high school students suspended short-term for a period of three to ten days will be required to attend the Center for Innovative Learning.Students will be allowed to complete their school assignments and receive credit for attending school.The Center for Innovative Learning staff will help students identify goals and strategies to help them find success when they return to their home school environment.
9 Short-term Program Description Interventions will be designed to prevent repeat occurrences of inappropriate, school suspendable behavior.Students will be provided a structured, working environment that acts as a deterrent so that students will not want to return.The number of days a student is assigned to the Center for Innovative Learning will be at the discretion of the home school’s administrator.Students will be counted present at their home school and therefore will not have to make up days to satisfy the districts attendance policy.
10 Short-term Placement Procedures Students being suspended for repeated offenses will be referred to the Center for Innovative Learning by the principal or assistant principal at their home school.OSS referral form indicating infraction and number of placement days is completed and sent via fax or to CILPrincipal/Assistant Principal signature requiredHome school informs CIL if student is on medication at school and faxes required medication form completed by health care provider
11 Short-term Placement Procedures Home school informs parent and student about placement at CILStudents refusing to attend the CIL Educational Services will not return to home school until placement obligation is completedIf student fails to comply, superintendent can place student in the long-term program at CILAny missed days will result in added days at CIL
12 Transportation to CIL Bus transportation is set up by the home school Student violation of bus rules will result in suspension off busStudent will have to be transported by car for term of bus suspension.
13 Student Intake Interviews Principal/counselor interviews all students placed at CILCIL policy and procedures are reviewedBehavior and academic expectations are reviewedStudent agreement is reviewed and signed by student
14 Student Intake Interview Student participates in orientation with principal or counselorBehavior goals are set and expectations for assignment completion is reviewedCounselor assigns student to teacher and distributes school workStudent signs Student Agreement
15 Student AgreementStudents will be required to sign an agreement stating that they will attend the Center for Innovative Learning and abide by its rules, expectations, and requirements.A condition for attending the Center for Innovative Learning is that the student signs the contract and abides by its provisions.
16 Student AssignmentsHome school teachers should provide work assignments for each day student is enrolled.Teachers from the students home school may send assignments via edmodo.com, the student, fax, or with the bus driver.
17 Student AssignmentsIf no student work is given from home school, CIL will supply assignments for the first day of placement.Students will be required to complete their school assignments.The teachers will also need the approximate goals and objective and/or course pacing guide which the student is presently working.
18 Student AssignmentsStudents will be required to bring necessary work materials with them on day of arrival.During the student’s stay, all school assignments and behavioral expectations relating to the cause of the suspension must be completed before returning to their home school.
19 Exit InterviewAll course assignments assigned by CIL or home school must be completed to exit the programExtra days up to but not exceeding 5 days will be added until academic obligation is completedContinued failure to comply can result in recommendation by principal of CIL to the superintendent for long term placement
20 Student Opportunities The Center for Innovative Learning may only be used six times by one particular student during the course of the school year.If appropriate, the home school may begin the referral process for the long-term suspension at the Center for Innovative Learning.
21 Short-term Placement Data 1st Semester1st Semester719 – students served3,239 – instructional days saved892 – students served3,900 – instructional days saved
26 Long-term Recommendation Students that do not fulfill obligation at CIL for 3 suspended occasions can receive recommendation for long-term placement to CILMajor offenses resulting in long-term suspension, will be referred by the principal to the superintendent or designee for approval to be placed at the Center for Innovative Learning.For students receiving long-term placement, the program is designed to provide academic and virtual courses in an evening or home setting
27 Long-term Placement Data 1st Semester1st Semester25 – students served23-Males2-Females19– African Americans6 – White0– Multiracial9 – Middle school16 – High school32 – students served29-Males3-Females24 – African Americans7 – White1 – Multiracial9 – Middle school23 – High school
28 Contact InformationDr. Michael A. Myrick, Director of Innovative Services, - (919)Mr. Wade Lowry, Principal – Center for Innovative Learning, - (919)