Presentation on theme: "Elementary Sharing Session Michele Fling – Wood County Schools Emily Patterson – Kanawha County Schools."— Presentation transcript:
Elementary Sharing Session Michele Fling – Wood County Schools Emily Patterson – Kanawha County Schools
Presenters Chief Logan Session Michele Fling, MA, NCC, NCSC, LPC, ALPS School Counselor in Wood County Schools Lubeck & Madison Elementary Schools Emily Patterson, MA, M.Ed., NCC, NCSC School Counselor in Kanawha County Schools Piedmont Elementary School
West Virginia Professional School Counselor Standards Standard 1:Standard 1: Program Planning, Design and Management Standard 2:Standard 2: Program Delivery Standard 3:Standard 3: Data Driven Accountability and Program Evaluation Standard 4:Standard 4: Leadership and Advocacy Standard 5:Standard 5: Professional Growth and Responsibilities
Annual Work Plan Components Standard Element Goal * Student Impact Goal * Program Goal Other Goals * Are required for new evaluation system
GOAL SETTING for Work Plan WORK PLAN FORM –Standard 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
Development of Work Plans
Standard Element Goal
Student Impact Goal A goal related to academic, career, and personal/social standards to change data that impact student achievement/success. Attendance/Tardies Discipline referrals Retentions Documented academic/career plans Parental engagement Graduation rates ….and so forth
Next we will share your goal related to the Program Audit you completed last fall. The audit should be Completed at the beginning of each school year to set goal and again at the end to determine program growth. NEXT SLIDE…
Program Growth Go al 1.Using a completed program audit (that you have completed), select a program component area for growth for the current year. 2.Work together to analyze your goal to ensure it is S.M.A.R.T. SPECIFIC MEASURABLE ATTAINABLE RESULTS ORIENTED TIMED
Lubeck School Profile Located outside of Parkersburg, WV PK-5 th ; about 450 students Non -Title I School 23 separate classes --% of students have free/reduced Days School Counselor present: Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays. On call by Principal as needed.
Madison School Profile Located in Parkersburg, WV PK-5 th ; about 325 students 14 separate classes Title I School ---% of students have free/reduced Days School Counselor present: Mondays & Tuesdays. On call by Principal as needed.
Standard Element Goal Goal: To improve the Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Program in both schools using the adopted curriculums. Programs used: Lubeck-Lions 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 Lions Quest Program at Lubeck School and the 7 Habits of Happy Kids Program at Madison School.
Standard Element Goal Lessons 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.
Student Impact Goal Goal: By January 2013, the School Counselor will create grade level Lunch Bunch Groups in grades 3, 4, & 5 focusing upon improving students self- esteem, school attendance & lower discipline referrals. Participation will be based upon a students 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.
Program Growth Goal Based 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.
Piedmont Elementary School Located in inner city, Charleston, WV PK-5 th ; about 300 students Serves 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 lunch High number of discipline entries in WVEIS
Standard Element Goal Goal: Focus on increased staff training in relation to school crisis planning. –On July 9 th, 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.
–A 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 2 nd 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. Standard Element Goal
Student Impact Goal Goal – 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 students PEP (Personalized Education Plan), so that students and parents can monitor student conduct.
–Each 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.
Web LINKS School Counseling Website Protocols LINKS Program LINKS NetWorth NetsSmart – aligned with school counseling standards Group Guidance Lessons Guidance Curriculum
Thank You! Michele Fling Elementary School Counselor Lubeck & Madison Elementary Schools Wood County Schools (304) Emily Patterson Elementary School Counselor Piedmont Elementary School Kanawha County Schools (304)