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					Martin | Boyce | Christensen | Hughes

Oakland Unified School District
The Education Leadership Case Competition 2007
Key Issues

 • Decreasing Enrollment        • RBB Tool – integration
 • Lowering District Office     • RBB Process Refinement
   Expenditures                 • Principal Roles and
 • Need for Budget Staff          Responsibilities
 • Teacher Unions               • Community Support
 • Enrollment v. Attendance     • Transferability of System
 • Teacher Retention            • Actual v. Average Pay
 • Phasing of Service Economy   • Deficit Spending
Core Issues
Principals             Enrollment              Teachers
• Instructional        • Parent driven         • Competitive salary
  leader not CFO
                       • Expect 2,300          • Support to retain
• Need better RBB
                         decrease for a loss   • Continuing
  training & support
                         of $10mm                education
• Focus on teachers
  & students           • OUSD needs            • Collaboration
• Create learning        community buy-in      • Potential for
  culture              • Drives revenue          Advancement
                                               • Culture is key
PRINCIPALS
OPERATIONS SYSTEMS COACHES
                                             TEACHERS
                                             TEACHER ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM




                         PARENTS
                             COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Principal Support
   • Redefine Principal’s Role
       – Instructional leader, not CFO
       – Student engagement
       – Teacher support

   • Operational Support Coaches
       – Increase to 22 positions over next three years
       – Five schools per coach
       – Minimum support package

 Redefine     16 OSC               19 OSC                 22 OSC
              YEAR 1                YEAR 2                YEAR 3
 Training     Training             Training               Training
Principal Support
   • Increase Budget & Finance Training
     – Longer February training sessions
     – August technology checkpoint
     – Standardized Excel budget management tool


   • Principal ultimately accountable for
     budget and student achievement results
Teachers:
Teacher Advancement Program
     Milken Family Foundation
 •    $200-$400 per student a year            Master
       – Up to 6% of per-pupil expenditures


 • AZ, AK, CO, FL, IL, IN, LA, MN, OH,        Mentor
   SC, TN, TX, WY

 • Chicago Public Schools                     Teacher
         $27.3 million over 5 years
         Teacher Incentive Fund
The Four Elements of TAP
Multiple Career Paths                      Instructionally-Focused Accountability
    • Career teacher                            • Teachers participate in an
    • Mentor teacher                              instructionally focused evaluation
    • Master teacher                              system
                                                • TAP teaching skills (pedagogy
    – Allows good teachers to advance             training), knowledge and
      w/o leaving classroom                       responsibility of standards

Ongoing Applied Professional Growth        Performance-Based Compensation
   • Restructure school schedule to            • Compensates according to roles
      provide time during school day             and responsibilities, performance
      for planning, learning, mentoring,         in classroom, performance of their
      and sharing ideas                          students
PARENTS
COMMUNITY SUPPORT

 CULTURE:
 A learned pattern of response or way of life that can be
    unlearned or modified

 Parents are a key element to school enrollment & attendance

 Marketing
 • Community meetings will cultivate a school-community culture
 • Community role models can endorse the positive and innovative
   changes taking place in the schools                    PRINCIPALS    TEACHERS



                                                                   PARENTS
Oakland Unified School District:
IN THE BUSINESS OF EDUCATION



           PRINCIPALS     TEACHERS




                     PARENTS
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