LaPerche Elementary School

School Improvement Plan 2019-2020

Initiative 1:  (SEL) Continue to Utilize Responsive Classroom framework and strategies to ensure a safe and joyful learning community where students develop strong social and academic skills and every student can thrive.

Action Step

Person(s) Responsible

Resources

Timeframe

Evidence

School Leadership Team established during the 2018-2019 school year to provide PD for newly trained and untrained teachers and staff.

Principal

Leadership team

Title II

August 2019-June 2020

Training participation

outcomes

Provide 4-8 additional teachers with training through a 4-day Responsive Classroom  workshop held in Smithfield.

Principal

Assistant Superintendent

Title II Funds

August 2019

Training schedule

Train itinerants and paraprofessionals on Responsive Classroom techniques to utilize in the classrooms, cafeteria and recess

Principal

Leadership Team

None

October 2019 -June 2020

Sign-In Sheet

Support a voluntary book study group with Teasing, Tattling, Defiance and More..Positive Approaches to 10 COmmon Classroom problems

Principal

RC Leadership Team

Local budget:  $24/book x 12 = $288

October - May

Sign-in sheets, reflection sheet

Support a voluntary book study group with

The Power of Our Words

Principal
RC Leadership Team

Local budget:  $24/book x 12 = $288

October - May

Sign-in sheets, reflection sheet

Provide a one-day PD for staff who have not had any Responsive Classroom training.

Assistant Superintendent

Principal

Title II

November

Training participation

outcomes

Host school walk-throughs to look for evidence of Responsive Classroom techniques.

Principal

RC Leadership Team

No cost

January

Summary Sheet

Compare office referral data between Responsive Classroom teachers and non- Responsive Classroom teachers

Principal

No cost

Monthly

Charts documenting office referrals/data


Goal:  Improve math performance on district assessments and on the annual state assessment by at least 5%-10% (as differentiated by grade grade.)

Initiative 2: Develop and Implement, in conjunction with the other elementary schools, a revised pacing guide and math curriculum.

Action Step

Person(s) Responsible

Resources

Timeframe

Evidence

Four to five LaPerche educators will serve on a district level curriculum writing/pacing guide team

Principal

Assistant Superintendent

FY19 Budget

Spring, 2019

Curriculum Documents

Provide professional development to the remainder of the faculty to support implementation. Educators may also use part of the 5.5 hours for this purpose.

Principal

Math Team

Assistant Superintendent

Activity Block

Faculty Meetings

August-October, 2019

Sign-in sheets, training materials

Provide opportunities for early adopters to collaborate and discuss instructional practices. This could be done after school via the 5.5 PD hours and/or faculty meetings.

Principal

Activity Block

Faculty Meetings

November

Sign in sheets, Notes from participants

Compare Math data between students in the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school year.

Principals

Title II Funds

Winter/Spring Data Days

Assessment data


Goal:  Increase the number of students writing proficiently by 5%-10%(differentiated by grade level), as measured by the district’s common writing assessments, administered at the end of each trimester.

Initiative 3: Continue to utilize improvement cycles (Plan-Do-Study-Act) to eliminate the gap between the written and implemented writing curriculum.

Action Step

Person(s) Responsible

Resources

Timeframe

Evidence

Continue to develop a framework to implement improvement cycles within our current opportunities for teacher collaboration.

Assistant Superintendent

Principal

No cost

July-August 2019

Framework

Using the formative common writing assessment, complete the first PDSA cycle during CPT, activity blocks or faculty meetings.

Assistant Superintendent

Principal

No cost

September - December 2019

Writing Achievement Data (charts)

Analyze writing data from formative common assessments to

plan next instructional steps.

Assistant Superintendent

Principal

No cost

2019-2020

Writing Achievement Data (charts)

Using the summative  common writing assessment, complete the second PDSA cycle during CPT, activity blocks or faculty meetings.

Assistant Superintendent

Principal

No cost

2019-2020

Writing Achievement Data (charts)

Analyze writing data from summative common assessments to plan next instructional steps.

Assistant Superintendent

Principal

No cost

November 2019 - June 2020

Writing Achievement Data (charts)