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STRENGTHSWEAKNESSOPPORTUNITIESTHREATS
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Cluster: Each School has engaged community, stakeholders and administrationparent involvement, speaking to parents with respect - not in education jargonIncrease exposure to STEM: STEM daysMedia - Student exposure to internet, social media and television
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SMES: Data Driven and plan formulation. Pulls from STAR, MAP. cafeteria data, professional development. This is then verically aligned to formulate plan for improvement.not beginning with the end in mind (k-12) (only looking at the grade or school you are currently in)industry partnerships-tap into busines resourcesMiscommunication or Misinformation about our cluster on social media
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SMES: Principal is transparent, approachable. She encourages and pushes for advancement, advocates for staff. Staff is a tight family.no unified approach to use all of the new technology / tech not being used to its full potential / online learning / virtual daysuse PTA initiatives/PTA liaison/Community liaisonThe role of the CCRPI and its perception on how people feel about our schools
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Cluster: good sharing of info between schools. Good City communication with entire community...promotes the schools. Smaller neighborhood schools makes for a family feel. Graduates come back to the community to raise their families and send their kids to local schools. *You can take the girl out of Tucker but you can't take the Tucker out of the girl*pre-k not available for all 3 and 4 yr oldschange stakeholders' perceptions by engaging community and getting them into the school (Open Houses, Weekend activities, performing arts performances)Kids missing school or tardiness
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Entire cluster is pursuing STEM certification or already has it.lack of funding for homework help and transportation from all students -specifically EL us communication resources to engage community (Smoke Signal Newletter,good website,social media,anncouncments in Tucker Community Newsletter,appsParents priorities in regards to education
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Schools, Cluster, District = Diversityperception isn't reality / lack of communication regarding our value / many believe we are not good schoolsstreamline app usage of teachers (edmodo, remind, Class Dojo)Buildings - (age, quality and size)
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Cluster: Leadership, admin, staff are all very strongability to continue to serve our ever-changing demographicsshare best practices among schoolsPR - Communications to the community
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Cluster Council - Great way to see how strong the community is in supporting schools. Gives a solid sense of a solid communitylimited pre-k enrollment / lack of community outreach to promote pre-k programs that existimprove teacher websitesWhat the community thinks
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Good partnership and support with the Cityovercrowding/ trailersuse volunteers to tutorLosing our students to private schools
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Small schools = Close knit, scalable, partnershipslack of maintenance / up-keep supportAdopt a class (community partners or even individual community stakeholders)Social Media and the News
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High schools athletics and good graduation ratecommunicate effectively with non-english speaking parents / lack of knowledge of resources to helpTucker Cluster will give greater voice to Admins/Teachers, Parents, Students within our school districtConflicts between state certifications and the county procedures
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District: good technology support. 1:1 in middle and high schoolstudents not on grade levelDigital Dreamer program (1-1 learning devices) to provide better learning from home/learning at home during inclement weatherStudents lacking basic needs at home
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After school care: affordable and good choices for 3rd party vendorsno resource updates w/ curriculum updatesuse of social media to positively promote our schoolsParent Accountability
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ELL certificationlack of voice/authority by cluster instead of district (more local control)Smoke Rise Elementary-new School project, opportunity to include the BESTNon English speaking learners
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Midvale: parental involvmentlack of support for /encouragement of parent involvement /governance, etcSTEM/STEAM opportunitiesBad Ratings on schools.com
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Livsey: Admin and staff are incredible and supportive. Parents feel it is safe enviroment. Admin listenseffectively support the diverse cultures (and socio-economic groups) in each school for families and students - lack of basics for some kidsreducing number of students at Idlewood with new Smoke Rise schoolFacilities and their maintence
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CLuster as whole has good diversitysupport services from schoolCommunicate using PTAs, PTOs, PTSA..tell your positive storyDiversity is a threat (but also a strength)
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SMES: 40 community partners. Deliberate in understanding each child. Good focus on the whole Studentlack of early intervention / more pre-k opportunitiesDevelop a FB Cluster page with Admin from each individual school to post what's happening in our ClusterNon English Speaking Parents and school's inability to communicate with them.
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TMS: Focus on whole student, plus high acheivers...really the whole spectrum of learnerscommunicating value to those groups that specifically need early interventionBe TransparentUndocumented students and families
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Cluster: Unparalleled community supportlack of resources for EL families / educating those parents on how to help their childrenLack of social workers and support staff
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Cluster: IB and STEMno communication liaisonlocation to businesses (285/85)Loss of high achievers to schools outside of our cluster
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District: Support from the top ie: Trenton and Jim participating in the cluster alliancenot updating structures (lack of heat/air control)change perceptions by highlighting assests,NEWS and SOCIAL MEDIA
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TMS: French, Spanish, and Math offered at Carneigie levellack of positive communications - being Tucker public school ambassadorscommunicate with realtorsInability to adapt at school level to changes such as instructional changes and challenges
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Many schools offer extra curricular activities like clubs and sportsnot fully utilizing data to individualize the learning for each student at each grade and schoolBe transparent, communication thourhg FB (social media),flyers to stakeholders in communities (have a group in each neighborhood deliver flyers to houses)Teachers pay which leads to teacher retention. Need for competitive compensation
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Leadership at the County and School level are local to Tucker. Live in Smoke Rise.lack of parent involvement - EL and Transient / working vs non-workingchurch and business partnershipsSupport for teachers buying their own supplies
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Technologycommunicating to parents - help parents identify what is important and what isn't in the sea of papers that go homeengage stakeholders that aren't necessarily parents to volunteer in our schoolsTesting dictating instruction
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Livsey: parental support and 100% gifted certifiedengaging all of the district not just the kids in the district schools (kids that are in other schools)multi-generational learning/Mentorships (literacy-read to studentsLack of support for Non English Speakers
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Midvale: IB/STEM good teacher: studentperceived fear of public schooltechnology classes for community members/stakeholders "Tech it to the Limit"Turnover of leadership and lack of participation in key decisions
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Cluster: small community schoolswebsites that grade schoolsSTEM certification-using parents/stakeholder liaisons to help develop partnerships with businessLack of professional development
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City: communications and outreach is great. Good partners to the schoolsUnwillingness of community to redraw attendance linesDatabase with informaiton to share volunteers' resources (includes volunteers' strengths/abilities within career fields)Students disconnected with their school
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SMES: Welcoming to all help. Data Driven growth, Parent Liasan paid with TitleI funds. Professional developmentFacilities/Lack of MaintenanceAdopt a schoolPoor District Management
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Cluster: Alumni involvementPoor planning by the districtCareer DayPoor Human Capital Management at district level
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Tucker grads come back Lack of TransparencyDiversity-community outreach, Tucker events, provide additional support
Unwillingness of community to give up on small neighborhood school model
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District: DiversityPoor strategic communicationTucker CLuster-understanding our schools' strengths/weakness and shared issues, problem solving together/sharing best practices
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Cluster: Gifted cert drivenSTEM- expose students to opporuntites in the world to help perpare them for the world
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Teachers, Students, Families, Community, Tucker Cluster Council
inform parents about STEM and align programs K-12
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Open house-present STEM, coordinate by using other school administrators/counselors to inform
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join city in forming public and private partnerships-University partnerships, larger corporations, grants
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Robotics programs
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Communicate-email school letters
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Skype opportunities to communicate with other classes in other countries
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contact alumnae
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engage Tucker Rotary
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Pipeline management
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New Smoke Rise E.S./Current Smoke Rise E.S. building/site
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Tucker Cluster Council
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Redrawing attendance lines
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More engagement with the community
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Expand Pre-K offerings
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Partnerships with City of Tucker
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New Pleasantdale E.S.
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