Vision-to-Action School Improvement Manual

PRETAB

0.1 Contents
0.2 Index

MEETING 1 - INTRODUCTION AND RATIONALE

HANDOUTS 1

1.1 Cover 1
1.2 Agenda 1
1.3 Intro POWER POINT
1.4 Vision-to-Action Diagram
1.5 Rationale:  External Mandates POWER POINT
1.6 Rationale:  Global Economics POWER POINT
1.7 SII Two-Year Overview
1.9 SII Info Page
1.10 Local Meeting Dates
1.11 Community Council Roster

TOOLS 1

1.12 Agenda 1 with Facilitator Notes
1.13 Organizational Structure POWER POINT
1.14 Steering Team Tasks
1.15 Steering Team WORKSHEET
1.16 Steering Team Data Entry SAMPLE
1.17 Community Council Brainstorm
1.18 Finding Community Council Representatives
1.19 Community Council Talking Point and Letter
1.20 Community Council Roster WORKSHEET
1.21 Community Council Data Entry – SAMPLE
1.22 Minutes Data Entry SAMPLE
1.23 PREPARATION TASKS Following Training 1
1.24 Planning Guide 1 – Faculty Point Person
1.25 Planning Guide 1 – Community Council Point Person
1.26 Planning Guide 1 – Student Body Point Person
1.26.5 Student Body Discussion Prompts
1.27 Planning Guide 1 – Force Field Data Point Person
1.28 Planning Guide 1 – Achievement Data Point Person
1.29 Planning Guide 1 – Strategy Chair Point Person

MEETING 2 - VISIONING

HANDOUTS 2

2.1 Cover 2
2.2 Agenda 2
2.3 Visioning POWER POINT
2.4 Frederick Douglas Academy – Core Convictions
2.5 Local Core Convictions POSTER
2.6 Visioning Brainstorm POSTER
2.7 Living By Our Vision – Personal Reflection
2.8 Elements of High Achieving Schools

TOOLS 2

2.9 Agenda 2 with Facilitator Notes
2.10 Warm-Up – Who Am I?
2.11 Faculty-Community Promise
2.12 Vision Statement WORKSHEET
2.13 Vision Statement – Elementary SAMPLE
2.14 Vision Statement – Middle Level SAMPLE
2.15 Vision Statement – High School SAMPLE
2.16 PREPARATION TASKS – Following Training 2
2.17 Planning Guide 2 – Steering Team

MEETING 3 - DATA TARGETS

HANDOUTS 3

3.1 Cover 3
3.2 Agenda 3
3.3 Selecting Data Fields POWER POINT
3.3.5 Data Target HELP SHEET
3.4 Achievement Data Analysis Chart POSTER
3.5 Possible Data Fields – Personal Reflection
3.5.5 Possible Data Fields - Instagraph

TOOLS 3

3.6 Agenda 3 with Facilitator Notes
3.7 Setting Data Targets POWER POINT
3.7.5 Cover Letter - Achievement Data
3.7.6 Complimentary Data Fields Help Sheet
3.8 Selecting Data Targets POWER POINT
3.9 Data Fields INSTAGRAPH – Specific
3.10 Data Target Entry – SAMPLE
3.11 Student Body Prompt – Achievement Data Targets
3.12 PREPARATION TASKS Following Training Session 3
3.13 Planning Guide 3 – Steering Team

MEETING 4 - AREAS OF CONCERN

HANDOUTS 4

4.1 Cover 4
4.2 Agenda 4
4.3 Areas of Concern POWER POINT
4.4 Required Areas of Concern
4.4.5 Force Field Report - SAMPLE
4.4.6 Areas of Concern Brainstorm POSTER - SAMPLE

TOOLS 4

4.5 Agenda 4 with Facilitator Notes
4.6 Warm Up - Famous Pairs
4.7 Cover Letter - Areas of Concern
4.8 Force Field Analysis POSTER
4.9 Force Field Analysis POSTER - SAMPLE
4.10 Areas of Concern Brainstorm POSTER
4.11 Possible Areas of Concern Brainstorm POSTER
4.12 Areas of Concern INSTAGRAPH
4.13 Student Body Prompt - Areas of Concern
4.13.4 Areas of Concern Analysis POWER POINT
4.13.5 Areas of Concern Analysis - Help Sheet
4.13.6 Areas of Concern Analysis Help Sheet SAMPLE
4.13.7 Areas of Concern Analysis - Definitions
4.14 Areas of Concern Parking Lot POSTER
4.15 Areas of Concern WORKSHEET
4.16 Areas of Concern WORKSHEET - SAMPLE
4.17 PREPARATION TASKS Following Training Session 4
4.18 Planning Guide 4 - Steering Team

MEETING 5 - STRATEGY SELECTION

HANDOUTS 5

5.1 Cover 5
5.2 Agenda 5
5.3 Strategy Selection POWER POINT
5.4 Required Strategies
5.5 Strategy Brainstorm POSTER
5.6 Strategies for Consideration POSTER

TOOLS 5

5.7 Agenda 5 with Facilitator Notes
5.7.5 Strategy Chair Introduction
5.8 DOE – Domain-Indicator-Element Summary
5.8.5 DOE – Turnaround Principles
5.9 Strategy Research Areas Help Sheet
5.10 Strategy Research Assignments
5.11 Strategy Research Chart
5.12 Strategy Brainstorm POSTER
5.13 Strategy Parking Lot POSTER
5.14 Strategies for Consideration POSTER
5.15 Strategies Priorities INSTAGRAPH
5.16 Student Body Prompt - Strategies
5.17 Strategy Crosswalk SAMPLE
5.17.5 Strategy Titles & Descriptions POWER POINT
5.17.6 Strategies Final Check POWER POINT
5.18 Strategy Signature Page
5.19 Strategy Plan - Page 1 WORKSHEET
5.19.5 Community Strategy Plan - Page 1 WORKSHEET
5.20 Mentoring Strategy Chairs POWER POINT
5.21 PREPARATION TASKS following Training Session 5
5.22 Planning Guide 5A - Steering Team
5.23 Planning Guide 5B – Strategy Plans – Steering Team

 

STRATEGY PLANS

6.3 Agenda - Strategy Chair Training
6.4 Strategy Chair Introduction POWER POINT
6.4.3 Strategy Progress Report - SAMPLE
6.4.4 Required Strategies
6.4.5 Strategy Plan Rubric
6.5 Strategy Chair Guide
6.6 Writing Strategy Plans POWER POINT
6.7.5 Strategy Plan Worksheet - SAMPLE
6.8 Strategy Plan SAMPLE
6.9 Anticipating Resistance – Help Sheet
6.10 Professional Development – Focus
6.11 Professional Development – Format
6.12 Master To-Do List SAMPLE
6.13 Writing Effective Strategy Plans
6.13.5 Strategy Plans - Online Entry Instructions
6.14 Strategy Progress Report WORKSHEET
6.17 PREPARATION TASKS Following Leadership Training 6
6.18 Planning Guide – Strategy Chairs

 

RESISTANCE

R.1 Preparing for Change POWER POINT
R.2 Embracing Resistance POWER POINT
R.4 Moving Through Change Chart SAMPLE
R.5 Moving Through Change Chart 1
R.6 Moving Through Change Chart 2
R.7 Moving Through Change Chart 3
R.8 Moving Through Change Chart 4
R.8.5 Moving Through Change Chart 5
R.9 Group Development / Conflict Management POWER POINT
R.10 Steering Team Promise
R.11 Working from the Soul - Gayle Williams
R.12 Real Change is Real Hard – Sue Reynolds (IPLA Special Edition)
R.13 Divided No More – Parker Palmer, The Courage to Teach
R.14 Shhhh, The Dragon is Asleep - Monica Janas, Journal of Staff Development

 

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

S.3 SIP Contents
S.13 Funding Chart
S.14 Continuous Improvement Timeline
S.15 SII Superintendent Page – SAMPLE

 

LOGISTICS

L.1 SII Staff – Contact Info
L.3 Calendar
L.4 IU Graduate Credit Information
L.5 IU Credit Log
L.5.5 Indiana PGP Log
L.6 Email from Leslie Ballard, North Central Association
L.7 SII Press Release
L.8 Conference Session Proposal Form
L.9 Conference Scholarship Information
L.10 Vision Art Contest - Entry Form
L.11 Student Leadership Forum Application

 

DATA COLLECTION

ACHIEVEMENT DATA

D.4 Achievement - Mastery Grade Help Sheet

FORCE FIELD DATA

D.6 Force Field – Short Answer WORKSHEET
D.6.5 Force Field - Short Answer Annual Update WORKSHEET
D.7 Force Field - Survey - Instructions
D.8 Force Field - Survey Questions – Elementary
D.9 Force Field - Survey Questions – Middle Level
D.10 Force Field - Survey Questions – High School
D.12 Force Field - Inquiry Questions
D.13 Force Field - Highly Qualified Teacher Chart
D.13.4 Force Field – How to Determine if a Teacher is Highly Qualified
D.13.5 Highly Qualified Paraprofessional Chart