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					Hickory Ridge High
A vision and mission for the future
           Rachelle Beams
           Robert Dandekar
              Troy Frey
            Kari Hardman
          A Vision and Mission
             for the Future
 Technology driven
 Innovative
 School based reforms
 Lead the district to the future
         Missions to Guide Us

 Learn from each other’s expertise and
  experience
 Risk taking, not fear
 Utilize avenues to further our abilities and
  expertise
 Useful and innovative technology as a
  regular part of our student’s education
 Reach out to and involve the community
               One Year Plan

   Vision
    Accomplishment
    Committee:
   Guided by vision
    and general
    missions
   Further defining our
    path to success
   Accountability,
    updates, and
    oversight
Two Years and Beyond…
   staying on target

              Review and assess
               prior to school year
              Sharing the power and
               responsibility
              Adjustments as
               appropriate to vision
               and missions
Technology
       School Goals for Technology

•   Developing a shared vision with stakeholders

•   Creating a cohesive long-term technology plan
    to achieve that vision

•   Cultivating a learning community that
    encourages responsible risk taking to improve
    student learning
                First Year Goals

•Higher two technology teachers

• Move from nonreadiness level to survival level

•Give teachers two technology assessments

•Pair teachers up

•Inform teachers of the technology goals and
objectives

•Outline expectations
    Two Technology Specialists


                          Technology teacher 2:
 Technology teacher 1:
                              Instructional
Technology Coordinator
                         Technology Coordinator
• Set up equipment       • Trainings
• How to use             • Meeting goals and
  technology equipment     objectives
• New Resources          • Implementation of
                           technology
Assessments

   Bellingham Public Schools Staff Use of Technology
    Self-Evaluation Rubric
Teachers: Please check the highest number that describes what you do at
    the present time.
1. Responsible Use
__ Level 1 - I know that all computers in the district are part of a network of
    electronic resources that I have agreed to use responsibly.
__ Level 2 - I work with my library media specialist to get technology help, and I do
    not install or download software on my classroom computer.
__ Level 3 - I understand and follow district rules concerning copyright, the Internet,
    passwords, appropriate use of resources, virus protection strategies, etc.
__ Level 4 - I model ethical use of electronic resources and teach my students to
    honor intellectual property rights, to use proper citations, and to use equipment
    and electronic resources responsibly.

   Taking a Good Look at Instructional Strategies
Objectives to Meet Goals

 Identify 3 or 4 topics to explore on
 Submit a work plan
 Tuesday meetings
 Learn about new applications and techniques
 Meet quarterly with Instructional Technology
  Coordinator
 Mid and end of the year surveys
Motivation and Incentives
Second Year Goals and on
“What do I want my students to learn, and how
  will I reach all students”

•   Continue with first year goals

•   Two-technology lessons each month

•   Move from:
Communication
Communication Problems

 Lack of respect towards principal
 No empowerment of teachers
 Lack of respect between teachers
 Division between parents
Principal’s Responsibility

 Model behaviors consistent with school’s
  vision
 Create a positive school climate
 Knowledge and understanding of effective
  communication
       Communication and leadership strategy
        workshop
Principal’s Communication
Priorities
 Communication with teachers
 Communication among teachers
 Communication with parents and the
  community
Communication with Teachers
   Varying communication channels
     Weekly class walk-through w/ immediate
      feedback
     Suggestion box
     Friday morning breakfast meetings
     Yearly survey
   Empower staff in decisions
     Teachers will help create vision for the school
     Attendance of staff development seminars
Communication between teachers

   Unify staff
       Subject area teams
       Teacher observations
       Teach the teacher
       Team building
        workshops
    Communication between staff,
    students, parents and community

 Varied communication channels
 Student lead conferences
 Student for the day
 Community events
Second year goals and on

 Continue with first year goals
 Improve score on communication survey
  each year
 Show an upward curve for attendance at
  community events each year
Team
  Building
Team Concept
 Foundations
  Trust
  Communication
  Empowerment



     Building
 Team
 Workshops
Team Equilibrium


 Game     Theory
   Nash
    Equilibrium
   Prisoner’s
    Dilemma
 Incentive   Plan
Transforming Hickory Ridge

 Vision/Mission
 Technology
 Communication
 Team   Building

				
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