Presentation on theme: "Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Standards (OCIS) The Albany Marriott Albany, New York September 15, 2010."— Presentation transcript:
Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Standards (OCIS) The Albany Marriott Albany, New York September 15, 2010
OCIS Program Offices Bilingual Education and Foreign Language Studies Career and Technical Education Curriculum and Instruction Early Education and Reading Initiatives Teacher Quality and Professional Development Summer Institutes
Race to the Top The Board of Regents will review recommendations of: ELA and Mathematics additions, including PreK-3 College and Career Readiness Work Group revisions of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) Revised draft of NYS Teaching Standards Training plans for Annual Professional Performance Reviews (APPR)
Race to the Top, Collaboration with other Sections New assessments will provide data for the P-20 longitudinal data system to identify whether students are on track and help teachers improve instruction and school climate. Provide input on the redesigned teacher and school leader preparation programs and the comprehensive teacher and principal evaluation system. Provide support for innovative school models including schools and programs for over-age and under-credited students, STEM schools, etc.
Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Adoption of Common Core State Standards: current update and next steps for recommended 15% Overview of CCSS for Mathematics and CCSS for ELA: main highlights for each Summary of S/CDN feedback from the June meeting on necessary resources Timeline for Common Core implementation and table discussions
School yearImplications 2010-2011 Student achievement expectations are based on the 2005 ELA and Mathematics Learning Standards and Core Curricula. Districts begin developing curricula aligned to CCSS (Jan. 2011) with a goal of implementing the new state curricula in Sept. 2012. 2011-2012 Student achievement expectations are based on the 2005 ELA and Mathematics Learning Standards. Districts continue to develop curricula and begin implementing instruction aligned to CCSS. The 3-8 Testing program and Regents examinations in ELA and Mathematics are aligned to the 2005 ELA and Mathematics Learning Standards. 2012-2013 Student expectations are consistent with CCSS. CCSS Interim Assessments are administered. Curriculum models will be available for schools. Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) field testing will occur. 2013-2014 Student achievement expectations are based on CCSS and state standards as added. 2014-15 CCSS PARCC assessments are operational.
Limited English Proficient / English Language Learners (LEP/ELLs) RTTT goals for LEP/ELLs: Funds used on the implementation of the Seven Essential Elements in high need districts. Funds support: Preparation and certification of bilingual and ESL staff LEP/ELL parent empowerment Capacity building at the school and district levels Provision of equitable services for LEP/ELLs RFP will be released for Regional Bilingual Education/Resource Network to start July 2011
Early Education and Reading Initiatives RTTT Invitational Priority # 3 Goals: Finalize world class prekindergarten standards Develop early childhood assessment system Incorporate early childhood assessment protocols into P-12 data system Develop regional technical assistance center
College and Career Readiness The Regents College and Career Readiness Work Group have discussed revisions to the following: High school Diploma requirements High School Assessments General Educational Development (GED) policy and programs
Annual Professional Performance Reviews (APPR) APPR regulations are being revised to reflect recommendations of the Regents Task Force on Teacher and Principal Effectiveness. The current time line: June, 2010 – March, 2011 Task Force deliberations April, 2011 – June, 2011 Draft APPR regulations created Draft training plans for APPR are developed Solicit feedback from the field and revise
Regulation changes Amendments to Commissioner Regulations to eliminate the: – Second Language Proficiency Examination (SLP); – Regents comprehensive examinations in Hebrew, Latin and German; – Grades five and eight Social Studies assessments.
Next steps A joint Standards and Assessment Q and A will be developed over the next few months. Please send your Curriculum and Assessment questions to email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Information Jean C. Stevens Associate Commissioner Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Standards Email:email@example.com@mail.nysed.gov Phone:(518) 474-5915 Fax:(518) 486-2233 Website: http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/ocis/http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/ocis/ Office mailbox:OCIS@mail.nysed.govOCIS@mail.nysed.gov