Presentation on theme: "Collaborative Leadership: One Districts Story David Hehl, Executive Director of Student Services Teresa Polson, District Coordinator Erica Ekstrom, District."— Presentation transcript:
Collaborative Leadership: One Districts Story David Hehl, Executive Director of Student Services Teresa Polson, District Coordinator Erica Ekstrom, District Coordinator Valley View CUSD
Session Overview This session will focus on the structure for developing a district leadership team that focuses on merging the district initiatives The session will include a discuss on the key stakeholders, issues to consider, conceptual framework, engaging involvement, and roles.
OUTCOMES SYSTEMS DATA PRACTICES Supporting Decision Making Supporting Student Behavior Supporting Social Competence & Academic Achievement Supporting Staff Behavior
Why do you need a DLT? Develop a strategic plan –(road map outlining where the district is going, what the are priorities, and timelines) Provide platform for all stakeholders to voice their thoughts, concerns, etc Defining roles
Who should be on the DLT? Administrators –principals, superintendents Special Education –Director, Asst. Director School Personnel –Psychologist, Social Workers, Teachers, Reading Specialists Professional Development Union PBIS Network Parents Board Members
Engagement What will keep the stakeholders at the table? What is the overall function of the team? How do you gauge progress?
Engagement Early meetings had union representation School board involvement Administrative buy-in Incentive for maintaining involvement
What data should you review? School-wide discipline data (universal, secondary, and tertiary) as needed Educational Environment (EE) Data Curriculum-based measurement (CBM) Common assessments
What systems should be addressed? Data collection methods Communication of data to school personnel and central administration Professional Development (Trainings)
Pitfalls/Challenges Keeping stakeholders at the table The reality of time
Valley View CUSD Demographics Enrollment (FY 2006) –17,396 Racial/Ethnic background –White (38.1%) –Black (25.4%) –Hispanic (28.8%) –Asian/Pacific Islander (6.0%) –Native American (0.1%) –Multiracial/Ethnic (1.7%) 12 Elementary Schools 5 Middle Schools 2 High Schools Early Childhood Center
Schools Level of Implementation 2 High SchoolsEmerging 2 Middle SchoolsEmerging 3 Middle SchoolsImplementing 10 Elementary SchoolsImplementing 2 Elementary SchoolsFully Implementing 1 Early Childhood CenterEmerging
Systemic Thinking Requires rowing in the same direction