Presentation on theme: "Granville County Schools Innovative Services Dr. Timothy J. Farley, Superintendent Presenters: Dr. Michael A. Myrick, Director Mr. Wade Lowry, Principal."— Presentation transcript:
Granville County Schools Innovative Services Dr. Timothy J. Farley, Superintendent Presenters: Dr. Michael A. Myrick, Director Mr. Wade Lowry, Principal – Center for Innovative Learning
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.
Vision of Granville County Schools –Every Student Actively Learning Accepting Others Achieving –Every Teacher and Staff Member: Leading Learning Loving Children –Every Parent and Our Community: Invited Invested Involved
Innovative Services Innovative Programs Center for Innovative Learning Dropout Prevention GCS Virtual Enterprise International Juvenile Attendance Council (JAC)
Granville County Schools Online Services Offered Through The Center for Innovative Learning
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.
CIL provides A safe environment where students can make progress academically, behaviorally, and socially Encouragement for students to keep off the streets and out of trouble Interventions that reduce a students likelihood of being suspended again The opportunities for students to return to their home school and perform with success.
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.
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 schools 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.
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 email to CIL Principal/Assistant Principal signature required Home school informs CIL if student is on medication at school and faxes required medication form completed by health care provider
Short-term Placement Procedures Home school informs parent and student about placement at CIL Students refusing to attend the CIL Educational Services will not return to home school until placement obligation is completed If student fails to comply, superintendent can place student in the long-term program at CIL Any missed days will result in added days at CIL
Transportation to CIL Bus transportation is set up by the home school Student violation of bus rules will result in suspension off bus Student will have to be transported by car for term of bus suspension.
Student Intake Interviews Principal/counselor interviews all students placed at CIL CIL policy and procedures are reviewed Behavior and academic expectations are reviewed Student agreement is reviewed and signed by student
Student Intake Interview Student participates in orientation with principal or counselor Behavior goals are set and expectations for assignment completion is reviewed Counselor assigns student to teacher and distributes school work Student signs Student Agreement
Student Agreement Students 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.
Student Assignments Home 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.
Student Assignments If 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.
Student Assignments Students will be required to bring necessary work materials with them on day of arrival. During the students stay, all school assignments and behavioral expectations relating to the cause of the suspension must be completed before returning to their home school.
Exit Interview All course assignments assigned by CIL or home school must be completed to exit the program Extra days up to but not exceeding 5 days will be added until academic obligation is completed Continued failure to comply can result in recommendation by principal of CIL to the superintendent for long term placement
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.
Short-term Placement Data 1 st Semester 2011-2012 719 – students served 3,239 – instructional days saved 1 st Semester 2010-2011 892 – students served 3,900 – instructional days saved
Short-term Data continued… 1 st Semester 2011-2012 153 – Females 566 – Males 429 – African American 233 – White 43 – Hispanic 12 – Multicultural 2 – Asian 0 – American Indian 0 - Hawaiian 1 st Semester 2010-2011 241 – Females 651 – Males 534 – African American 278 – White 63 – Hispanic 11 – Multicultural 3 – Asian 2 – American Indian 1 - Hawaiian
Long-term Recommendation Students that do not fulfill obligation at CIL for 3 suspended occasions can receive recommendation for long-term placement to CIL Major 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
Long-term Placement Data 1 st Semester 2011-2012 25 – students served –23-Males –2-Females 19– African Americans 6 – White 0– Multiracial 9 – Middle school 16 – High school 1 st Semester 2010-2011 32 – students served –29-Males –3-Females 24 – African Americans 7 – White 1 – Multiracial 9 – Middle school 23 – High school
Contact Information Dr. Michael A. Myrick, Director of Innovative Services, email@example.com - (919) 693-4613 firstname.lastname@example.org Mr. Wade Lowry, Principal – Center for Innovative Learning, email@example.com - (919) firstname.lastname@example.org