Pioneer Elementary School

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

School Performance Plan 2016-2017

Accreditation Status:  Fully Accredited                              

Area(s) Warned:  None  

AMO Status:  Met Overall in Reading & Math            Area(s) Not Meeting AMO:  Reading - GAP Group 2

Other Areas of Concern:  None

Other Areas of Focus:  None

Related Division Goal(s): Align Indicators with School Board Goals

  • Improve Student Achievement and Close the Academic Achievement Gaps
  • Provide a Safe and Nurturing Environment
  • Provide Strong Leadership for Effective And Efficient Operations
  • Advance Academic Achievement through Enhanced Instructional Skills, Gained by Professional Development
  • Strengthen Collaboration with Stakeholders and Increase parent & Community Satisfaction

Important Dates:

Initial Principal - Directors Meeting:  September, 2016   Jacqueline Chavis, Pamela Connor, Stenette Byrd, Principal

School Performance Plan (SIP) Due:  October 21, 2016 – Document Upload in Indistar

                                                                   Schools in Improvement – Update in SSP template and monthly in Indistar

                                                                   Schools not in Improvement – Update status in SSP template

Principal - Directors Meeting:  starting October 31,2016 and/or Review:

School Performance Review Date:  October 4, 2016 @ 12:30 PM

Literacy Review Date:  December 16, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

Math Review Date:

Special Education Review:  December 16, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

Other:

Anticipated Date of Completion:  June 16, 2017

School  Leadership Meetings: 9/21/16, 10/19/16, 11/16/16, 1/18/17, 2/15/17, 3/8/17, 4/19/17, 5/17/17 @ 8:15 AM

School Data Team Meetings: Include times and  dates 8/29/16, 10/12/16

Staff Meetings:  8/29/16, 9/1/16, 9/2/16, 9/14/16 @ 8:15 AM

New Teacher Meetings: 8/29/16, 9/9/16 , 10/5/16 @ 8:15 AM

School and Division Indicator Alignment:  Data: TA01/Division: ID10; Instruction: TA02/Division: IA1;  Leadership/Principals’ Role:  TA03/Division:  IB07; Professional Development: IF08 /Division:  IC07;  Stakeholder / Community: VD01 /Division:  IA03

Indicator # 1 (Data)  

Indistar Rapid Improvement Indicator Number: TA01

Indication Description: The school will use an identification process (including ongoing conversations with instructional leadership teams and data points to be used) for all students at risk of failing or in need of targeted interventions.

Academic SMART Goal (This should be the same as the SMART goal required for your principal’s evaluation):  See Principal’s Goal

Essential Action:  Each grade level will meet on a monthly basis to review student and classroom data and performance. Each grade level will complete a Grade Level Planning Form indicating identified areas of weakness noted, student tiers, and a Plan of Action. This planning form is shared with Administration and Academic Coach. The Data Team will meet on a monthly basis to review and discuss school wide data with a focus on student, class, and grade level growth.

Strategies

Timeline

Person(s) Responsible

Status update by the Principal-Mid-Year Review

Each grade level will meet on a monthly basis to review student and classroom data and performance. Each grade level will complete a Grade Level Planning Form indicating identified areas of weakness, student tiers, and a Plan of Action for Tier 2 & 3 students.

Monthly

  • Grade Chairs
  • Administration
  • Academic Coach

  • Grade Level Planning Forms are due at the end of each month for review by Admin.

The Data Team will meet on a monthly basis to review and discuss school wide data with a focus on student, class, and grade level growth.

Monthly

  • Data Team

(1 Representative from

each grade level)

  • Administration
  • Academic Coach
  • Sept. 2016 - SDBQ Data was printed for all students who failed Spring 2016 SOLs. Copies given to classroom teachers and Resource team assisting with SOL Recovery.
  • Sept. 2016 - Data was presented to staff.
  • Sept. 2016 - Data was presented to Community and Stakeholders at Open House
  • October 2016 - Data will be presented at Partners in Education.  

Grade Level Pre-SOS Meetings & SOS Team

As needed

  • Grade Levels
  • Classroom Teachers
  • SOS Team
  • Sept. 2016 - New SOS Procedures have been implemented and shared with staff.
  • Oct. 2016 - SOS Meeting with new teachers to explain SOS process and procedures.

Data Usage (Include status from last review):  Emerging

Indicator # 2 (Instruction)

Indistar Rapid Improvement Indicator Number:  TA02

Indication Description:  The school will use a tiered, differentiated intervention process to assign research-based interventions aligned with the individual needs of identified students (the process includes a description of how interventions are selected and assigned to students as well as the frequency and duration of interventions for Tier 2 and Tier 3 students).   

Academic SMART Goal (This should be the same as the SMART goal required for your principal’s evaluation):  See Principal’s Goal 

Essential Action:  Grade levels will hold monthly meetings to discuss student data and plan instruction based on student needs - enrichment and remediation plan included as needed. Monthly Grade Level Planning Forms will be completed and shared with Administration. Lesson plans will be checked using the VDOE lesson plan rubric. Administration will perform classroom walk-throughs and observations to monitor taught curriculum using VDOE observation rubric.

Strategies

Timeline

Person(s) Responsible

Status update by the Principal-Mid-Year Review

Each grade level will meet on a monthly basis to review student and classroom data and performance. Each grade level will complete a Grade Level Planning Form indicating identified areas of weakness, student tiers, and a Plan of Action for Tier 2 & 3 students.

Monthly

  • Grade Chairs
  • Administration
  • Academic Coach

  • Grade Level Planning Forms are due at the end of each month for review by Admin.

Grade levels will have weekly common planning.

Weekly

  • Grade Chairs
  • Administration
  • Oct. 1, 2016 - Master & TA Schedules modified to increase common grade level planning from one day a week to five days a week.

Lesson Plans checked weekly.

Weekly

  • Administration
  • Academic Coach
  • Lesson plans are due in the Google Drive Lesson Plan folder by Friday at 8:00 AM.
  • Lesson Plan Feedback form will be completed weekly.

Written, Taught, and Tested (Include status from last review):  Emerging

The School Lesson Plan Evaluation Tool status:  ____________ Implementation.

The School Lesson Observation Development Evaluation Tool status:  ________ Implementation. 

The School Assessment Alignment and Basic Components Evaluation Tool status:  _______ Implementation.  

Addressing the Needs of At Risk Students and Teachers (Academic, Behavior & Attendance) (Include status from last review):  Priority

Focus Area(s) Interventions (English and Mathematics AMO’s) (Include status from last review):  Priority

Indicator # 3 (Leadership/Principals Role): Comprehensive Academic Plan

Indistar Rapid Improvement Indicator Number: TA03

Indication Description:  The school will use a monitoring process (including a multidisciplinary team that meets regularly to review student intervention outcome data and identifies “triggers” and next steps for unsuccessful interventions) for targeted intervention students to ensure fidelity and effectiveness. 

Academic SMART Goal (This should be the same as the SMART goal required for your principal’s evaluation):

Essential Action:  The Leadership Team will meet monthly as well as over the summer to discuss school wide goals and progress. Decisions will be made to increase overall student achievement. Grade chairs will share information from Leadership Team Meetings with their grade levels, including changes or new initiatives.

Strategies

Timeline

Person(s) Responsible

Status update by the Principal-Mid-Year Review

The Leadership Team  will meet monthly to discuss school wide goals and progress. Decisions will be made to increase overall student achievement. Grade chairs will share information from Leadership Team Meetings with their grade levels, including changes or new initiatives.

Monthly

  • Leadership Team

(1 Representative from

each grade level, parent and SAO Liaison)

  • Administration
  • Academic Coach
  • Sept. 21, 2016 - Leadership Team Mtg. - Dr. Belton shared extensive notes from Principal’s Meeting regarding updates from all content areas, Testing, AR, and a new wellness program.  

IEP Monitoring and Compliance (Include status from End of Year Checkout):  Emerging

Quality Feedback to Staff (Include status from last review):  Emerging

Academic Review Required Strategy:

The School Leadership Basic Components Evaluation Tool status: ______ Implementation.  

Indicator # 4 (Stakeholder and Community - All Surveys are addressed in this area)

Indistar Rapid Improvement Indicator Number: VD01

Indication Description: Programs that engage and support family members will be provided.

Academic SMART Goal (Include status from last review):

Essential Action: Promote positive relationships among all stakeholders to promote positive peer relationships, shared ownership, collaboration among staff, and enhanced student-teacher relationships.

Strategies:

Timeline

Person(s) Responsible

Status update by the Principal-Mid-Year Review

Seek teacher input/involvement in staff development planning. Administration will provide a staff survey for teacher input on Professional Learning.

Oct. 2016

Administration

Provide Monthly Family Engagement Activities.

Monthly

Title 1

Administration

Teachers

  • Title 1 teacher will schedule Family Engagement opportunities on a monthly basis (dates correspond with PTA meetings)
  • PTA will hold monthly meetings (9/27/16)
  • Nov. 15, 2016 - Pioneer Family Day

Communication to Internal and External stakeholders (Include status from last review):  Sustain

Faculty Interviews (Safety & Climate) (Include status from last review):  Sustain

Student Interviews (Safety & Climate) (Include status from last review):  Sustain

Indicator # 5 (Professional Development):

Indistar Rapid Improvement Indicator Number: IF08

Indication Description:  Professional development for the whole faculty will include assessment of strengths and areas in need of improvement from classroom observations of indicators of effective teaching.

Academic SMART Goal (Optional):

Essential Action: Develop a long-term plan for professional development that includes training, practice, feedback, monitoring, and implementation of learned skills focused on area(s) of need.

Strategy:

Timeline

Person(s) Responsible

Status update by the Principal-Mid-Year Review

Incorporate peer coaching, modeling, and problem-solving as systematic follow-up to

professional development.

Professional Development Survey for Staff

Quality of feedback with observations

Monthly

Mentors

Academic Coach

Administration

  • Oct. 2016 - Professional Development Survey provided to staff to receive their input
  • See prospective PD plan attached below (subject to change based on staff needs)
  • Edivation is more closely aligned with VDOE Rubrics. PD’s are assigned when areas of weakness are observed and comments are attached to edivation feedback forms.

Professional Development is aligned to School Improvement efforts (Include status from last review):

Academic Review Required Strategy: Sustain

The School Professional Development Evaluation Tool status:   ______ Implementation.  

Data Inventory 

Data Source

Content Area

Dates of Collection

Students Assessed

Data Points

Outcome

SOL Data (school, grade level, teacher)

Content

Current-2016

Longitudinal

All Students, Grades 3 to 5

Yearly / Semester

SOL Data Subgroups (school, grade level, teacher

Content

Current-2016

Longitudinal

All Students, Grades 3 to 5

Yearly / Semester

https://docs.google.com/a/spsk12.net/spreadsheets/d/1jEDKni2TstXeuBww7NIzAZTwyLVEfc-xdc7zYm-bGeM/edit?usp=sharing

  • Sept. 2016 - SOL Recovery Students currently sorted by Teacher. Will be disaggregated by teachers to create remediation groups.

Benchmarks (PowerSchool)

Content

1st to 3rd Nine Weeks

All Students Grades 1 to 5

PowerSchool Reports

  • Oct. 2016 - Watchlists Created - M&M students, SOS students. Retention Students, Rationaled Students

(need access to share these watchlists with teachers)

NWEA/MAP

Reading

Math

September

February

April

All Students

MAP Reports

  • Will identify Tier 2 & 3 students

PALS Assessments

Reading

September

February

May

Pre-K – Grade 3

PALS Report

  • Will identify students IDd by PALs

Student Failure Rate (by teacher)

All

Quarterly

All Students

Report cards

  • Retention & Rationaled students have been identified

Attendance Report

All

Monthly

All students

Cognos

School Discipline Report

All

Monthly

All students

Cognos

Other

                                  Observation Checklist 

Number Walkthrough Observations

Number of Formal Observations

Number of Joint Observations

Rubric Ranking

Quality of Feedback

September

Principal-  20

Asst. Principal- 17

Principal- 0

Asst. Principal- 0

Principal & AP- 3

Admin & SAO-  0

Edivate is more aligned with Rubrics. Comments and Professional Learning is assigned to teachers with feedback.

October

Principal- 6

Asst. Principal- 7

Principal- 10

Asst. Principal- 10

Principal & AP- 8

Admin & SAO- 0

November

Principal- 5

Asst. Principal- 4

Principal- 14

Asst. Principal-8 

Principal & AP- 10

Admin & SAO- 0

December

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal & AP-

Admin & SAO-

January

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal & AP-

Admin & SAO-

February

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal & AP-

Admin & SAO-

March

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal & AP-

Admin & SAO-

April

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal & AP-

Admin & SAO-

May

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal & AP-

Admin & SAO-

June

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal-

Asst. Principal-

Principal & AP-

Admin & SAO-

        Principals who are in need of more support will be provided a school Improvement Monitoring Rubric

Professional Development Plan (2016-2017)

Professional Learning

Staff Responsible

Date (dates are subject to change)

 Communication and Collaboration between Home and School

 Tracy Lee (VDOE)

 August 29, 2016

 New Teacher - Alignment Training (Part 1)

 D. Belton, J. McCarter

 August 29, 2016

 Lesson Plan & Observation Alignment

 Melody Mondell

 August 30, 2016

 Diving into Guided Reading (Small Groups)

 Lisa Rath

 August 30, 2016

 PowerSchool Training (Technology)

 S. Davis / B. Bertero / J. Limtiaco

 August 30, 2016

Running Records

(Differentiated for grade levels)

J. Limtiaco

September 14, 2016

AR Training  - Setting goals, Running reports

J. Limtiaco

September 28, 2016

New Teacher -  Alignment and SOS Training (Part 2)

D. Belton, J. McCarter

September 7, 2016

SOS Review for Teachers

J. McCarter

October 12, 2016

Google Keep

Tab Scissors/Tab Glue for advanced Google users

Melissa Babb

November 9, 2016

 Running Records, Part 2

- Review Accuracy

- Discuss Fluency and Comprehension

J. Limtiaco

 January 2017

Students not meeting Criteria?

Belton / McCarter

 January 2017

Guided Reading (Small groups) that Works  

Differentiated for beginners, intermediate and advance

 Lisa Rath

January 25, 2017

SUMDOG

J. Limtiaco

Jan/Feb 2017

Resource Remediation – Using the Data

 B. Alston

February 8, 2017

Fractions & CRA

K. Greening

February 2017

Small Group Activities - Phonics / Spelling

J. Gwaltney, T. Veselicky

March 15, 2017

CRA Math (William & Mary)

SPED Strategies & Interventions

J. Limtiaco

Sallie Barnes, Bonis-Shirley, Lane

March 15, 2017

Incorporating Technology

S. Lee, V. Chappell, K. Leitner

March 15, 2017

Getting Ready for the SOL  Gr. 3-5

 M. Mondell

March 22, 2017

SOL Testing

New Teachers - how to administer

All - Preparing our Students

S. Barnes, J. Limtiaco

April 2017

* Per PES Professional Development Survey Results

Areas of greatest interest - Small Group Instruction, Technology

Areas of expertise offered by staff - Small Group ideas, Technology


         Pioneer Elementary School

School Performance Summary Document

December / January , 2016

Academic Review Team Members

Assistant Superintendent

Pamela Connor, Director of Elementary Leadership

Stenette Byrd III, Director of Secondary Leadership

Steven Edwards, Coordinator of Research and Testing

Carolyn Taylor, Coordinator of Compensatory Services

Latoya Floyd, Supervisor of Special Education

Roberta Branch, History/Social Science Specialist

Janice McCarter, Assistant Principal

Danielle Belton, Principal

From February 24, 2016: Commendations:

.

                Implementation.

                to address the needs of the Pioneer Elementary community.

From February 24, 2016:  Recommendations:

   

Pioneer Elementary School

School Performance Review At A Glance

October 4, 2016

Priority

(Attention Required)

Emerging

(Making Progress)

Sustain

(On Target)

Data Usage

Written, Taught, Tested

IEP Monitoring and Compliance

Quality Feedback to Teachers

Addressing the Needs of At Risk Students and Teachers (Academic, Behavior & Attendance)

Communication to Internal and External stakeholders (Student & Staff Interview)

Focus Area(s) Interventions

Faculty Interviews

(Safety & Climate)

Student Interviews

(Safety & Climate)

Professional Development is aligned to School Improvement efforts



School Performance Review:  10/04/16

School Performance Plan due:  October 21, 2016

Academic Review: 3 lesson plans, observations, and assessments from Reading, Math, and Science with completed rubrics for each to share

Share updated School Performance Plan

Share MAP Data (compared to Norms), Grades 1-3 PALS, SOL

Presentation (PP) overview and data summaries (growing document)

Special Education – 1 student portfolio from each Self-Contained Teacher, Inclusion Binder for each Special Education Inclusion Teacher and Paraprofessional.  Must have evidence of LEA Representative Review.

Data Usage

It is evident that

Written, Taught, Tested

Written –

Taught 

Tested –

Recommendation:  Use the Table of Specifications when developing assessments.

IEP Monitoring and Compliance

The portfolio review ….

Quality Feedback to Staff

Upon review of the School Leadership Basic Components Evaluation Tool in February 24, 2016, the rubric was scored as Full Implementation. 

Addressing the Needs of At Risk Students and Teachers

(Academic, Behavior & Attendance)

Communication to Internal and External stakeholders

Focus Area(s) Interventions (Mathematics)

Faculty Interviews  (Safety & Climate)

Student Interviews  (Safety & Climate)

Professional Development is aligned to School Improvement efforts

Professional Development Allocation (71 @ $29.18 per person) $2,071.00

Upon review of the School Professional Development Evaluation Tool in February 24, 2016, the rubric was scored as Full Implementation.

Principal Interview Planning Document

October 4, 2016

8:30 – 12:30

Guiding Questions:

  1. What do you consider your greatest growth / celebration?
  1. What are your greatest Areas of Concern?
  1. What will you do differently to in 2016-2017 to address the identified areas of concerns?

Existing Practice

Proposed New Practice

Anticipated Impact

Edivate - Observations / Feedback

Follow-up from Observations - Increase communication with teachers via Edivate to include PD/video links

  • Increase teacher capacity

PowerSchool

Track students using Watchlists in PowerSchool - M&M students; Retention students; Rationale students; SOS students; SOL Recovery students

  • Publish Watchlists to Teachers

        (once given the access)

  • Remediation groups will be created using Watchlists

Professional Development

Professional Development Interest Survey

  • Professional Development will be geared towards teacher needs, noting K-2 rigor
  • In House “Expertise” will be utilized

December 2016