Presentation on theme: "Elementary Sharing Session"— Presentation transcript:
1Elementary Sharing Session Michele Fling – Wood County SchoolsEmily Patterson – Kanawha County Schools
2Presenters Chief Logan Session Michele Fling, MA, NCC, NCSC, LPC, ALPSSchool Counselor in Wood County SchoolsLubeck & Madison Elementary SchoolsEmily Patterson, MA, M.Ed., NCC, NCSCSchool Counselor in Kanawha County SchoolsPiedmont Elementary School
3West Virginia Professional School Counselor Standards Standard 1: Program Planning, Design and ManagementStandard 2: Program DeliveryStandard 3: Data Driven Accountability and Program EvaluationStandard 4: Leadership and AdvocacyStandard 5: Professional Growth and Responsibilities
4Annual Work Plan Components Standard Element Goal *Student Impact Goal *Program GoalOther Goals* Are required for new evaluation systemTalk about the need for using prevention based programs…
5GOAL SETTING for Work Plan WORK PLAN FORMStandard Element Goal (Based on self reflection using element rubrics)Student Impact Goal (Using results of Student Impact Goal form)Program Growth Goal (Based on Program audit)Any other goal related to School Counseling Program
8Student Impact Goal A goal related to academic, career, and personal/social standards to change datathat impact student achievement/success.Attendance/TardiesDiscipline referralsRetentionsDocumented academic/career plansParental engagementGraduation rates….and so forth
9Next we willshare your goalrelated to the ProgramAudit you completedlast fall.The audit should beCompleted at the beginning of each school year to set goal and again at the end to determine program growth.NEXT SLIDE…
10Program Growth GoalUsing a completed program audit (that you have completed), select a program component area for growth for the current year.Work together to analyze your goal to ensure it is S.M.A.R.T.SPECIFICMEASURABLEATTAINABLERESULTS ORIENTEDTIMED
11Lubeck School Profile Located outside of Parkersburg, WV PK-5th; about 450 studentsNon -Title I School23 separate classes--% of students have free/reducedDays School Counselor present: Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays. On call by Principal as needed.
12Madison School Profile Located in Parkersburg, WVPK-5th ; about 325 students14 separate classesTitle I School---% of students have free/reducedDays School Counselor present: Mondays & Tuesdays. On call by Principal as needed.
13Standard Element GoalGoal: To improve the Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Program in both schools using the adopted curriculums. Programs used: Lubeck-Lion’s Quest, Madison-7 Habits of Happy Kids.From August 2012-May 2013, the School Counselor will coordinate with the school staff of Lubeck and Madison Schools a Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Plan which incorporates the use of the Lion’s Quest Program at Lubeck School and the 7 Habits of Happy Kids Program at Madison School.
14Standard Element GoalLessons will be created in the areas of Academic, Career, and Personal/Social for each grade level.A 7 Habit Concept will be covered each month at both schools.Lessons will be divided between school staff and school counselor.Progress will be monitored by the School Counseling Advisory Committee at both schools.
15Student Impact GoalGoal: By January 2013, the School Counselor will create grade level “Lunch Bunch” Groups in grades 3, 4, & 5 focusing upon improving student’s self-esteem, school attendance & lower discipline referrals.Participation will be based upon a student’s amount of absences/tardies (+5), number of office referrals, parent & teacher recommendations.A Pre and Post test will be given which measures the amount of ‘healthy self-esteem’ each student has. (“The Way I Feel About Myself”)This is the first year for this type of ‘lunch bunch’. It is a bi-weekly group.
16Program Growth GoalBased on the outcomes of the School Counseling Program Audit at the end of 2012 for each school, a School Counseling Advisory Committee for both schools (Lubeck & Madison) will be created during the school year.Each committee will meet three times during the year to review the progress of the School Counseling Program goals.
17Piedmont Elementary School Located in inner city, Charleston, WVPK-5th ; about 300 studentsServes 2 housing projects, 1 homeless shelter, 1 domestic violence shelter, 1 half way house.High rate of transfers (about 230 students have transferred in or out of Piedmont this year).87% students receive free/reduced lunchHigh number of discipline entries in WVEIS
18Standard Element GoalGoal: Focus on increased staff training in relation to school crisis planning.On July 9th, the school counselor will train all staff members on the new policies and procedures set forth in the Kanawha County Schools Threat Assessment.All forms and documents will be reviewed in detail.
19Standard Element GoalA Crisis response team will be established to respond to any threats made by or against students at Piedmont Elementary School.By the end of the 2nd nine weeks, the counselor will conduct a staff development training focused on strategies to use with agitated individuals.Progress will be monitored by the School Counseling Advisory Committee.
20Student Impact GoalGoal – To decrease the number of discipline referrals by 8% from last school year.Throughout the year, the school counselor will monitor student conduct using the Respect and Protect behavior program. Students with numerous Behavior Identification Forms (BIFs) will be targeted for intervention.Each 9-weeks, the school counselor will provide a behavior page on each student’s PEP (Personalized Education Plan), so that students and parents can monitor student conduct.
21Each student will be exposed to weekly guidance lessons, monthly behavior rewards, a school wide anti-bullying program, and the Respect and Protect Program (PBS).Students with 10 or more behavior referrals will be targeted for SAT, teacher mentors, ABE (Alternative Behavior Educator) computer lessons, Educational Elevator mentors, individual behavior contracts or group counseling using the WhyTry? Counseling program.High risk students may be referred to the CHANCE, Innerchange or Damous Program to assist with outpatient therapy.
22Web LINKSSchool Counseling Website Protocols LINKS Program LINKS NetWorth NetsSmart – aligned with school counseling standards Group Guidance Lessons Guidance Curriculum
23Thank You!Michele Fling Elementary School Counselor Lubeck & Madison Elementary Schools Wood County Schools (304) Emily Patterson Piedmont Elementary School Kanawha County Schools (304)