Presentation on theme: "Continuous Improvement In the CRCSD"— Presentation transcript:
1Continuous Improvement In the CRCSD Putting the Pieces Together
2Why This, Why Now?Mission: To develop world-class learners and responsible citizensCore Value: Data Driven DecisionsGoal: Improve all student performance, enhance social, emotional & behavioral development
3The Big Question??? -Why is the CRCSD Embracing Quality and Continuous Improvement?
4The World is Flat Numbers Gap Education Gap Ambition Gap Thomas Friedman
101970’s 1990’s 2010 Employment Skills Necessary Employment Skills Are Changing
113 Factors Change the Game America is now part of a global economyWorld’s economy based increasingly on informationLow cost countries are now able to compete on talent
12Changing Jobs None of the top 10 jobs in 2010 exists today -Former Ed. Secretary Richard RileyThe average person today will have careersThe average job will last 3 – 5 years-U.S. Department of Labor
13Our ChallengeHow do we create the learning environments that engage this generation?How do we equip these students with the skills and knowledge they need to be competitive in a global, information-based economy and contributing citizens?
14What Should We Teach? Critical thinking skill areas must be addressed: Information processing skillsInformation presentation skillsIndependent problem solving skillsInterdependent team-working skills
15Transformation- Teachers’ New Role: Teachers as CollaboratorsTeachers as Data UsersTeachers as Customizers-Learning Point Associates 2004
16Leading from the Future Only way to prepare students for a moving world is to project where it will be when they arrive - to have a vision of the futureLeaders must think ahead to see what’s comingFocus on the immediate needs does not prepare students for changing world
17So What Will Help Us Get There? Continuous Improvement Process & ToolsAction research/PDSAData driven decisionsSystems thinking
24Balanced Scorecard1.F: Increase % of students proficient (above the 40th percentile) on ITBS/ITED in grades 3-12 in Reading, Math and Science1.H: Increase % of students reading at or above grade level by the end of 2nd grade2.G: Decrease student discipline office referrals3.H: Increase ratio of SIP/Department goals to updated and publicly displayed PDSA Story boards
25How Does The Balanced Score Card For The District Impact Our School? District Data & School Data
37How Will Your School Set And Communicate Direction Of Continuous Improvement? Is the Classroom Quality Rubric clear? Achievable? Specific?How could the Deployment Instrument be used at your school?Discuss ways that your team will communicate these expectations to the rest of the staff?
39How Is Your School Structured & Organized? Given the presented integrated structure (flow chart), how is your school currently structured?Is it similar? Different?What changes are needed at the building level to better show alignment and integration?
40What Support Is Available To Assist Teams In The Continuous Improvement Journey? A.R. Deployment Team WorkshopsQuality Liaison NetworkTraining and Workshops (For Individuals, Building Leadership Teams or Entire Schools)Continuous Improvement Web SiteTutorials, Examples, Templates
41Quality Liaison Meeting Schedule (4:15 – 6:15 ESC) January 26th – ThursdayMarch 7th – TuesdayApril 5th – WednesdayMay 3rd – WednesdayPlease submit the name of your school’s Quality Liaison before you leave today!
42Quality And Continuous Improvement Is Here To Stay! Is your school on board?Committed to the vision?What is your plan to get others to buy-in to the direction we are heading with continuous improvement?