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					               Our Vision – Student Success!



                                     2007 – 2008
                 STUDENT SUCCESS! PLAN
                                               FOR


                                      Liberty Elementary




District Mission: We will provide an innovative educational environment that allows and inspires
success for everyone


School Co-mission: The mission of Liberty Elementary School is to provide a safe, orderly,
learning environment where the "Freedom to Learn Prevails" and to ensure that all strive for
excellence.
                                 School District of Charlotte County
                             2007 – 2008 STUDENT SUCCESS! PLAN
                                SSP Writing Team/ SAC Approval

Writing Team Members:
NAME                  POSITION                 SIGNATURE

Angie Taillon         Assistant Principal

Holly Vida            ESE Teacher

Melissa Marlett       ESE Liaison/Parent

Cynthia Chausse’      Guidance Counselor

Renee Wiley           CRT

Denise Ziemak         3rd Grade Teacher

Becky Hazeltine       Principal’s Secretary

Michael Hazeltine     Parent

Lauren Shamus         Writing Teacher

Grace Shepard         K-Teacher/Parent

Heidi Keegan          First Grade Teacher

Mary Ann              Reading Teacher
Morehouse
Thomas Gifford        Principal

Joella Moore          SRO/Parent
Adrienne McElroy      Third Grade Teacher

James Arthur         Fourth Grade Teacher
Plan Submitted to SAC for Approval:

DATE                RESULT




                               (Please attach a copy of your SAC Roster)


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SIGNATURES:
Principal     Date


SAC Chair     Date




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                                  School District of Charlotte County
                              2007 - 2008 STUDENT SUCCESS! PLAN
                                          “Big Rock” Plan

“Big Rock” Strategy Name: Creating a Model School; “Expect More, Get More!”


Three to Five Year “End in Mind” Vision Statement:
Using Daggett’s “Successful Schools: From Research to Action Plans” as a guide, Liberty Elementary
School will create a culture that fosters characteristics of a research-based, highly effective, successful
school by building character and competence. We will continue to strive to create a model school by
focusing on the following actions:
     Nurturing the development of strong, supportive leaders
     Mentoring students and teachers
     Creating a culture that supports change
     Setting high expectations that include a rigorous and relevant curriculum through differentiated
        instruction
     Incorporating the United States’ 12 Guiding Principles to Exceptional Character into our
        Positive Behavior Support Program to create a highly productive and safe learning environment
     Monitoring student progress to ensure the needs of all students are met
     Increasing community involvement to improve student performance
     Encouraging and educating students, community, and staff to establish good health and
        nutritional habits


Resources Needed to Realize Vision:
Human Resources         All staff members, parents, community members, SRO, LES students, CCPS
                        District Office staff
Physical Resources      Printed materials, character education curricula, knowledge taxonomy,
                        tangible rewards, budget
Technology Resources Larson’s Math, FCAT Explorer, Compass, Harcourt Brace Math Curriculum,
                        Performance Matters, Super Phonics, UBDs, United Streaming, LCD
                        projectors, document cameras, Kaplan Achieve, Nettrekker, portable laptop
                        lab, Mac and PC computer labs, teacher websites, STEM Lab, virtual safety
                        classroom
Information Resources Daggett’s “Successful Schools: From Research to Action”, Florida DOE’s
                        Leading Action Research in Schools, School Climate Survey, Kaplan
                        Achieve, FCAT, DIBELS, FLKRS, STAR reports, Accelerated Reader
                        reports, parent surveys, The Ultimate Question survey, CCPS’ Administrative
                        Survey
Instructional Resources “7 Habits of Highly Effective Students” curriculum, Positive Behavior
                        Support curriculum, United States’ 12 Guiding Principles of Exceptional
                        Character, professional development, “Gold Seal Lessons” by Daggett,
                        Kaplan Science Curriculum, Harcourt Brace Reading, Math and Science
                        Curricula, Book Nook, LJ STEM Lab Curriculum



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Partnerships              New Hope Church, Red Lobster, Edgewater Church STAIR program, PTO,
                          SAC, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, YMCA, Charlotte County Sheriff’s
                          Department, CCPS, Domino’s Pizza, Chick-Fil-A, Papa John’s Pizza, Port
                          Charlotte Elks Lodge, Charlotte County Public Library, Charlotte Community
                          Mental Health, Nurturing Parents, Dad’s Tool Time, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts,
                          Lexington Manor, Coca Cola, Taco Bell, Publix, Wal-Mart, Wendy’s, Dr.
                          Laura Korman, Director of Career and Technical Education
Fiscal Resources          PTO, New Hope Church, CCPS, Federal and State Grants, Donations, School
                          Improvement Funds, School Fund Raisers, AYP Plan, Principal’s
                          Discretionary Fund, Business Partnerships

Alignment to District Goal(s):
  Success for All                                           Optimal Facilities
  Comprehensive Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment         Diversity of Workforce
  Technical & Career Education                              Leadership
  Effective Schools and Classes                             Compensation & Benefits
  Recruitment, Support, and Retention                       Technology Equipped
  Professional & Staff Development                          Effective Communication
  Fiscal Responsibility                                     Enhance Relationships
  Build Partnerships




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                                       School District of Charlotte County
                                   2007 - 2008 STUDENT SUCCESS! PLAN
                                               Needs Assessment

Data Reviewed:

         ☻School Demographics (F/R Lunch, Minority, LEP, ESE)
         ☻FCAT Scores (including disaggregated data)
         ☻Florida Accountability School Grade Report
         ☻Florida Accountability Return on Investment Report
         ☻NCLB Adequate Yearly Progress Report
         ☻Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screening (FLKRS)
         ☻Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) Scores
         ☻AGS GRADE & GMADE Scores/ Kaplan Achievement Scores
         ☻Promotion Rates
         Graduation Rates
         ☻Climate Survey
         ☻School Discipline Data
         ☻Parent Involvement Data
         ☻School Environmental Safety and Incident Report (SESIR)
         ☻Highly Qualified Teachers

         Other: (please indicate)_______________________________________________________

         Other: (please indicate)_______________________________________________________

Key Findings (include specific NCLB sub-group needs):
Liberty Elementary received a grade of A and achieved AYP status for the 2006-2007 school year.

                                                           FCAT Scores

Math Proficiency – Scoring Level 3 or higher        Reading Proficiency – Scoring Level 3 or higher
3rd Grade 74% (+5%)                                 3rd Grade 68% (-5%)
4th Grade 79% (+9%)                                 4th Grade 67% ( 0%)
5th Grade 76% (+11%)                                5th Grade 74% (+9%)

Writing Proficiency
4th Grade     Mean Essay Score 4.0 (+0 pts.)
              Mean Scale Score 306 (+4 pts.)

Science Proficiency – Scoring Level 3 or higher
5th Grade 49%



3rd Grade (LRE ESE Classroom) Proficiency %s

Reading                              Math
All Students      68%                All Students        82%
ESE Students      69%                ESE Students        80%

Difference        +1%                Difference          -2%



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4th Grade (ESE Pull-out) Proficiency %s

Reading                                Math
All Students       67%                 All Students        70%
ESE Students       30%                 ESE Students        48%

Difference         -37%                Difference          -22%

5th Grade (ESE Pull-out) Proficiency %s

Reading                                Math
All Students       74%                 All Students        55%
ESE Students       44%                 ESE Students        17%

Difference         -30%               Difference           -38%

Total Averages for Students in 3rd-5th Grades

Reading                                Math
All Students       70%                 All Students        69%
ESE Students       48%                 ESE Students        48%

Difference         -22%                Difference          -21%


Key Findings:

        Our ESE students in 3rd grade who participated in our Least Restrictive Environment classroom setting performed at a
         significantly higher average level of proficiency than did our ESE students who participated in a pull-out ESE program.

        Our Science scores increased substantially, but we still have a ways to go.

        Our students in 5th grade made a 9% gain in student proficiency in 5th grade FCAT Reading.

        All grade levels demonstrated growth in math proficiency; The most growth was demonstrated in 5th grade.

        Our 4th grade maintained a 4.0 average in FCAT Writes!.

        Our 3rd grade decreased their level of students scoring a proficient level in FCAT Reading by 5 %.




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                                School District of Charlotte County
                            2007 - 2008 STUDENT SUCCESS! PLAN
                                       Goals & Objectives

2007-08 Student Success Annual SMART Goals:
Reading      The percentage of students in grades 3-5 scoring proficient levels of 3, 4 or 5 on FCAT
             Reading will increase by a total of 5%
Writing      85% of students will score a proficient level of 3.5 or higher on FCAT Writing.
Mathematics The percentage of students in grades 3-5 scoring proficient levels of 3, 4 or 5 on FCAT
             Math will increase by a total of 5%
Science      The percentage of students in grade 5 scoring proficient levels of 3, 4, and 5 on FCAT
             Science will increase by a total of 5%

2007-08 Objectives to implement “Big Rock” and meet Student Performance Targets:
Objective (What)              Strategy (How)                             Evidence of Completion

       Nurturing the                   Offer teachers the opportunity to observe        Duty Leave Forms,
        development of strong,           master teachers teaching                         Certification/Degree
                                        Implement a school-wide Action Plan              Completions,
        supportive leaders               initiative for professional development          Inservice Logs,
                                        Support in the completion of higher              Completed Grants
                                         professional certificates and degrees
                                        Offer teachers who are seeking Ed.
                                         Leadership Master’s Degrees to participate in
                                         activities that promote leadership skills
                                        Encourage teachers to participate in CCPS’s
                                         CAPE program
                                        Encourage staff to participate in Seven Habits
                                         and Speed of Trust workshops
                                        Form a grant writing committee to secure
                                         more funding for special projects

       Mentoring students and          Support NET teachers’ growth by providing        NET Portfolios,
        teachers                         peer support with ongoing monitoring             National Board Mentor Logs,
                                        Recommend National Board teachers assist         Visitor Sign-in Sheets,
                                         fellow teachers with professional development    Teacher Lesson Plans,
                                        Partner with community organizations, parent     Duty Leave Forms,
                                         volunteers, and teachers to mentor students      Faculty Meeting Agendas,
                                        Encourage student-student mentoring              Professional Development
                                        Pair master teachers up with other teachers      Evaluation Forms
                                        Offer in-house professional development
                                         through school-wide Action Plan initiative
                                        Provide adult mentors for students needing
                                         academic, emotional, and/or behavioral
                                         support




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   Creating a culture that        Provide time and location for school-wide         Duty Leave Forms,
    supports change                 learning communities                              Faculty Meeting Agendas,
                                   Provide planning opportunities for grade level    Grade Level Meeting
                                    teams during the school day                       Agendas
                                   Ensure that all Faculty Meetings include          Climate Survey,
                                    sharing of Action Plans                           Administrative Observations
                                   Provide professional development
                                    opportunities for teams to build partnerships
                                   Provide a supportive atmosphere that promotes
                                    team planning, brainstorming sessions and idea
                                    sharing
                                   Decorate foyer, cafeteria and classroom
                                    hallways to promote positive student and
                                    school accomplishments
   Setting high                    Include a technology training opportunities at   Faculty Meeting Agendas,
    expectations that                Faculty Meetings                                 Teacher Lesson Plans,
                                    Set clearly defined expectations so that every   DIBELS’ Reports,
    include a rigorous and           staff member will support literacy (writing      Kaplan Achieve Scores,
    relevant curriculum              and reading) in every area                       FCAT Scores,
    through differentiated          Have teachers focus on power standards           FLKRS reports,
    instruction                      which reflect the most essential learnings       DRA scores,
                                    Make Daggett’s Gold Seal Quadrant D lesson       Running Records,
                                     plans available to all teachers in grade level   Classroom Walk-Through
                                     pods                                             Data,
                                    Share Walk-Through data with teachers            Administration Observations,
                                    Encourage teachers to incorporate authentic      Higher Overall test scores,
                                     learning activities and assessments into their   STAR Reading Test Reports
                                     lessons
   Incorporating the               Core Team and PBS Team will meet to              PBS Meeting Agendas,
                                     discuss how to implement principles into         Less Discipline Referrals,
    United States’ 12
                                     PBS’ STAR expectations                           SWIS Data,
    Guiding Principles to           Core team will present to PBS team and           SASI Data,
    Exceptional Character            compromise how to implement                      Newsletters,
    into our Positive               WLES will air the principles weekly to           Posters,
    Behavior Support                 introduce and review with students               Marquee
    Program to create a             Posters will be hung in cafeteria and
    highly productive and            throughout the school
                                    Principles will be promoted in school
    safe learning                    newsletters
    environment                     Principles will be placed on marquee outside,
                                     publicizing with “word of the month”
   Monitoring student             Use a 2nd grade teacher allocation to form a      Teacher Lesson Plans,
                                    reading resource room                             Software Reports,
    progress to ensure the
                                   Utilize Performance Matters and/or Kaplan         Duty Leave Forms
    needs of all students are       monitoring reports to analyze test scores         Progress Monitoring Reports,
    met                            Provide substitutes for technology facilitators   PMPs,
                                    to allow time for teacher training and            IEPs,
                                    facilitation of report generation                 iii forms,
                                   Request that our PTO fund the salary of a         Signed meeting agendas from
                                    paraprofessional to assist in our Freedom         Program Planner/Grade-
                                    Reading Room                                      Level meetings,
                                                                                      A.R. bulletin board in
                                   Have teachers continuously monitor the
                                                                                      cafeteria,
                                    strengths and weaknesses of all students and
                                                                                      Monthly A.R. recognition on
                                    develop strategies that are research-based to
                                                                                      WLES,


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                                 meet their individual needs                         Bi-monthly A.R. recognition
                                Have CRT meet with 3rd grade team to review         in newsletter,
                                 portfolio progress monthly of at risk students      Completed Communication
                                                                                     Logs
                                Freedom Reader Teacher will review teacher
                                 DRA progress quarterly with first and second
                                 grade teachers whose students are receiving
                                 services
                                Create a School-Wide Communication Log for
                                 classroom teachers to utilize
                                CRT will meet monthly with grade levels to
                                 review iii forms
                                CRT will meet quarterly with all grade levels
                                 to review PMP progress
                                Add a Program planner for EH Tops Team
                                Form a school wide A.R. Committee to
                                 optimize communication opportunities
                                 regarding the program
   Increase community          Participate in CCPS’s “Be There Program”            Newsletters,
    involvement to               initiative                                          NTI Log,
                                Grade levels will hold parent meetings at the       Family Involvement
    improve student              beginning of the year to discuss academic and       Committee agendas,
    performance                  behavioral expectations                             Evening workshop agendas,
                                Family Involvement Committee will meet bi-          Teacher Websites,
                                 monthly to implement strategies and set goals       Grade-level Expectation
                                Hold a minimum of three evening workshops           Meeting agendas,
                                 for parents in various subject areas                Communication Logs,
                                Invite parents to our Annual Drop Everything        Visitor sign-in sheets,
                                 And Read Picnic                                     Parent conference forms,
                                Utilize NTI System and bi-monthly
                                 Newsletters to keep parents informed
   Encourage and educate       Disperse monthly Champ’s Café menu to               Champ’s Café menus,
    students, community,         parents                                             Newsletters,
                                Publicize healthy foods on WLES                     Pledge forms from the
    and staff to establish                                                           Exercise the Right to Read
                                Implement FL state statute of 150 minutes of
    good health and              P.E. per week                                       Program,
    nutrition habits            Include articles on health and fitness in our bi-   Creation of physical Walking
                                 monthly newsletter                                  Trail
                                Implement a Walking Trail                           Master Schedule
                                Participate in the Exercise the Right to Read
                                 Running Program by reading 26 minutes each
                                 day for 26 days and walking a mile each day
                                 for 26 days
                                Assign Student Recess Monitors to encourage
                                 students to be active during Recess/PE




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For each Sub-group that did not meet NCLB-AYP; For Students Scoring at Level 1 & 2 and the
Lowest 25% on the FCAT /State Accountability System, Objectives for 2007-08:
Sub-group Objective (include Strategy (research-based)                  Progress Evaluation
subject area)                                                           Indicators
60% of ESE students in grades 3-5     Our ESE students will be instructed in small groups in      2008 FCAT Reading Scores
will score a proficient level on      differentiated reading instruction. They will also
FCAT Reading.                         utilize Compass and FCAT Explorer reading
                                      programs on the computer and be offered the
                                      opportunity to participate in before and/or after school
                                      computer remediation programs.
60% of ESE students in grades 3-5     Our ESE students will be instructed in small groups in      2008 FCAT Math Scores
will score a proficient level on      math instruction and will receive additional support
FCAT Math.                            from a retired teacher in the classroom setting. They
                                      will also utilize Compass and Larson’s Math
                                      programs on the computer and be offered the
                                      opportunity to participate in before and/or after school
                                      computer remediation programs.
60% of ESE students in 4th grade      4th grade teachers will offer remedial support to ESE       2008 FCAT Writing! Scores
will score a level of 3.5 or higher   students who require extra help by implementing
level on FCAT Writing!.               Charlotte County’s Writing Curriculum.

2008-09 “Big Rock” Objectives:
Objective                 Strategy
     Nurturing the                             Offer teachers the opportunity to observe          Duty Leave Forms,
                                                 master teachers teaching                           Certification/Degree
        development of strong,
                                                Continue with school-wide Action Plan              Completions,
        supportive leaders                       initiative for professional development            Inservice Logs,
                                                Support in the completion of higher                Completed Grants
                                                 professional certificates and degrees
                                                Offer teachers who are seeking Ed.
                                                 Leadership Master’s Degrees to participate in
                                                 activities that promote leadership skills
                                                Encourage teachers to participate in CCPS’s
                                                 CAPE program
                                                Encourage staff to participate in Seven Habits
                                                 and Speed of Trust workshops

         Mentoring students and                Support NET teachers’ growth by providing          NET Portfolios,
                                                 peer support with ongoing monitoring               National Board Mentor Logs,
          teachers
                                                Recommend National Board teachers assist           Visitor Sign-in Sheets,
                                                 fellow teachers with professional development      Teacher Lesson Plans,
                                                Partner with community organizations, parent       Duty Leave Forms,
                                                 volunteers, and teachers to mentor students        Faculty Meeting Agendas,
                                                Encourage student-student mentoring                Professional Development
                                                Pair master teachers up with other teachers        Evaluation Forms
                                                Offer in-house professional development
                                                 through school-wide Action Plan initiative
                                                Provide adult mentors for students needing
                                                 academic, emotional, and/or behavioral
                                                 support




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   Creating a culture that        Provide time and location for school-wide         Duty Leave Forms,
    supports change                 learning communities                              Faculty Meeting Agendas,
                                   Provide planning opportunities for grade level    Grade Level Meeting
                                    teams during the school day                       Agendas
                                   Ensure that all Faculty Meetings include          Climate Survey,
                                    sharing of Action Plans                           Administrative Observations
                                   Provide professional development
                                    opportunities for teams to build partnerships
                                   Provide a supportive atmosphere that promotes
                                    team planning, brainstorming sessions and idea
                                    sharing
                                   Decorate foyer, cafeteria and classroom
                                    hallways to promote positive student and
                                    school accomplishments
   Setting high                    Include a technology training opportunities at   Faculty Meeting Agendas,
    expectations that                Faculty Meetings                                 Teacher Lesson Plans,
                                    Set clearly defined expectations so that every   DIBELS’ Reports,
    include a rigorous and           staff member will support literacy (writing      Kaplan Achieve Scores,
    relevant curriculum              and reading) in every area                       FCAT Scores,
    through differentiated          Have teachers focus on power standards           FLKRS reports,
    instruction                      which reflect the most essential learnings       DRA scores,
                                    Share Walk-Through data with teachers            Running Records,
                                    Encourage teachers to incorporate authentic      Classroom Walk-Through
                                     learning activities and assessments into their   Data,
                                     lessons                                          Administration Observations,
                                                                                      Higher Overall test scores,
                                                                                      STAR Reading Test Reports
    Incorporating the             WLES will air the principles weekly to            PBS Meeting Agendas,
     United States’ 12              introduce and review with students                Less Discipline Referrals,
                                   Posters will be hung in cafeteria and             SWIS Data,
     Guiding Principles to          throughout the school                             SASI Data,
     Exceptional Character         Principles will be promoted in school             Newsletters,
     into our Positive              newsletters                                       Posters,
     Behavior Support              Principles will be placed on marquee outside,     Marquee
     Program to create a            publicizing with “word of the month”
     highly productive and
     safe learning
     environment
   Monitoring student             Use a 2nd grade teacher allocation to form a      Teacher Lesson Plans,
                                    reading resource room                             Software Reports,
    progress to ensure the
                                   Utilize Performance Matters and/or Kaplan         Duty Leave Forms
    needs of all students are       monitoring reports to analyze test scores         Progress Monitoring Reports,
    met                            Provide substitutes for technology facilitators   PMPs,
                                    to allow time for teacher training and            IEPs,
                                    facilitation of report generation                 iii forms,
                                   Request that our PTO fund the salary of a         Signed meeting agendas from
                                    paraprofessional to assist in our Freedom         Program Planner/Grade-
                                    Reading Room                                      Level meetings,
                                                                                      A.R. bulletin board in
                                   Have teachers continuously monitor the
                                                                                      cafeteria,
                                    strengths and weaknesses of all students and
                                                                                      Monthly A.R. recognition on
                                    develop strategies that are research-based to
                                                                                      WLES,
                                    meet their individual needs
                                                                                      Bi-monthly A.R. recognition
                                   Have CRT meet with 3rd grade team to review       in newsletter,



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                                        portfolio progress monthly of at risk students      Completed Communication
                                       Freedom Reader Teacher will review teacher          Logs
                                        DRA progress quarterly with first and second
                                        grade teachers whose students are receiving
                                        services
                                       Teachers will utilize a School-Wide
                                        Communication Log to communicate with
                                        parents
                                       CRT will meet monthly with grade levels to
                                        review iii forms
                                       CRT will meet quarterly with all grade levels
                                        to review PMP progress
                                       Add a Program planner for EH Tops Team
                                       Form a school wide A.R. Committee to
                                        optimize communication opportunities
                                        regarding the program
       Increase community             Participate in CCPS’s “Be There Program”            Newsletters,
        involvement to                  initiative                                          NTI Log,
                                       Grade levels will hold parent meetings at the       Family Involvement
        improve student                 beginning of the year to discuss academic and       Committee agendas,
        performance                     behavioral expectations                             Evening workshop agendas,
                                       Family Involvement Committee will meet bi-          Teacher Websites,
                                        monthly to implement strategies and set goals       Grade-level Expectation
                                       Hold a minimum of three evening workshops           Meeting agendas,
                                        for parents in various subject areas                Communication Logs,
                                       Invite parents to our Annual Drop Everything        Visitor sign-in sheets,
                                        And Read Picnic                                     Parent conference forms,
                                       Utilize NTI System and bi-monthly
                                        Newsletters to keep parents informed
       Encourage and educate          Disperse monthly Champ’s Café menu to               Champ’s Café menus,
                                        parents                                             Newsletters,
        students, community,
                                       Publicize healthy foods on WLES                     Pledge forms from the
        and staff to establish                                                              Exercise the Right to Read
                                       Include articles on health and fitness in our bi-
        good health and                 monthly newsletter                                  Program,
        nutrition habits               Implement a Walking Trail                           Creation of physical Walking
                                       Participate in the Exercise the Right to Read       Trail
                                        Running Program by reading 26 minutes each          Master Schedule
                                        day for 26 days and walking a mile each day
                                        for 26 days
                                       Assign Student Recess Monitors to encourage
                                        students to be active during Recess/PE
                                       Continue to develop more activities for the
                                        Walking Trail

2009 – 2011 “Big Rock” Objectives:
Objective                       Strategy
     Encourage and educate           Request new outdoor equipment
        students, community,          Repave basketball court
        and staff to establish        Add additional covered area
        good health and               Add additional outside facilities – water fountain, bathrooms
        nutritional habits            Add outdoor track


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       Increase technology                  Provide laptops and LCD projector, and document camera
        school-wide                           for every teacher after training, through grant writing, A+
                                              money, PTO funds
                                             Increase technology training
                                             Implement Electronic Report Cards



NCLB and State Compliance Areas to Address for 2007-08:
Area             Objective (What)   Strategy (How)                                        Indicators/Measures
Academic         Implement the           Administer Kaplan assessments                         Student scores/
Progress         district progress         and ensure all instructional staff                    utilization reports of
                                           are utilizing “Performance                            Performance
Monitoring       monitoring system         Matters”/Kaplan Reports                               Matters/Kaplan
                                                   Complete analysis of FCAT                   Completed Progress
                                                    scores by classroom and have                 Monitoring Forms
                                                    teachers develop PDP goals to                on all students
                                                    increase student achievement                 performing below
                                                   Hold monthly Child Assistance                grade level
                                                    Team grade-level meetings to                PMPs
                                                    discuss the progress of struggling          IEPs
                                                    learners and develop ongoing                Parent Conference
                                                    strategies to meet their needs               Forms
                                                   Grade level meetings to discuss             Grade-level Team
                                                    the progress of struggling                   Meeting Agendas
                                                    learners and develop ongoing
                                                    strategies to meet their needs

Extended            Provide remediation            Offer before and after-school               Increased levels of
Learning            and enrichment                  reading and math remediation                 achievement in
                    opportunities for              Most ESE students in grades 3                FCAT Reading,
Opportunities for   struggling learners                                                          Math, Writing, and
                                                    and 4 will receive education in
Struggling                                          the Least Restrictive Regular                Science scores
Learners                                            Education classroom                         Teachers’
                                                   Certified teachers will be hired to          Professional
                                                    offer additional support in                  Development Plans
                                                    classrooms                                  CAT paperwork
                                                   Teachers and administrators will            Grade-level Team
                                                    have ongoing meetings to discuss             Meeting agendas
                                                    CAT priorities and effective
                                                    strategies to use with struggling
                                                    learners
                                                   Teachers will meet with parents
                                                    of struggling students to discuss
                                                    strategies that can be used at
                                                    home as well as school to
                                                    optimize learning
                                                   Teachers will continuously
                                                    monitor the progress of
                                                    struggling learners and adapt
                                                    strategies when necessary



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                                                  Use a 2nd grade teaching
                                                   allocation to form a Reading
                                                   Room to work with all 1st and
                                                   below-level 2nd grade readers
                                                  Catch-Up Room will be
                                                   established in a
                                                   classroom/portable for students
                                                   who are struggling behaviorally
                                                   and academically
School Safety/      To decrease the               Continue with Positive Behavior         Discipline referrals
Discipline          amount of behavioral           Support Program                         SWIS Data
                    referrals to three a day      Offer ongoing support to PBS            SASI Data
                                                   Committee members
                                                                                           Communication
                                                  Continue to post PBS                     logs
                                                   expectations all around campus
                                                  Attend PBS Booster Meetings             P.E. records
                                                  It will be highly recommended           Monthly
                                                   that students wear closed toe,           recognition of
                                                   closed heel shoes                        character ed
                                                  Implement the United States’ 12          characteristics
                                                   Guiding Principles

Technology          Work with CCPS’s              Offer Computer Lab reading and          Computer Lab
                    Technology                     math remediation to students in          attendance sheets
                    Department to infuse           grades 3-5                              Administrative
                    technology throughout         Offer new computers to teachers          Walk-Through Data
                    the school to optimize         who use technology on a daily           Purchase Orders
                    students’ authentic            basis in their classrooms.              Teachers’ Lesson
                    learning                      Buy additional LCD projectors            Plans
                                                   and document cameras for
                                                                                           Monthly PMP
                                                   teachers who are using United
                                                                                            reviews
                                                   Streaming and online resources
                                                   in their lessons
                                                  Implement S.T.E.M. Lab for
                                                   grades K-5
Student Wellness    To promote fitness            Students will have 150 minutes          Teachers’ Lesson
(include parent     activities and to              of P.E. weekly which includes            Plans
                    stimulate cognitive            lessons on health and nutrition         Parent Verification
awareness)          development and               Teachers will review the CCPS’s          Sign-Off Forms
                    higher-level thinking          Wellness Policy with students           Student Sign-Up
                    skills in all students         and parents                              Forms
                                                  Implement Brain Gym activities          Newsletter
                                                   in PE classes
                                                                                           WLES
                                                  Administration, Ellen Harvey,
                                                   and teachers will provide an arts-      LEAP student sign-
                                                   infused and Brain Gym after-             up sheet
                                                   school program every day for
                                                   participating students of LEAP
Indoor Air          Work with the CCPS            Replacement of chiller and              Climate Surveys
Quality/ Physical   Maintenance                    accessories                             Parent Surveys
                    Department to ensure       
Environment         that our school has
                                                   Quick response time to concerns         Work order
                                                   about air quality and physical           spreadsheet
                    quality air and a safe         environment, including the
                    physical environment           installation of data loggers as



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                                                 needed
Continuous          Create Student Success      Form a school-wide SSP                  SSP
Improvement         Plan and implement           Planning Committee and meet to          SAC Meeting
                    research-based               form school goals and to develop         Agendas
Model               strategies to ensure         action plans                            Faculty Meeting
Implementation      student growth and          Gather input from faculty and            Agendas
                    success                      SAC members and make                    Teacher Lesson
                                                 necessary modifications of SSP           Plans
                                                Family Involvement Committee
                                                 will hold academic workshops
                                                 for families
Parent              Increase the level of       Ask family members to complete          Completed Parent
Involvement &       family involvement at        a parent survey to share their           Surveys
                    our school by                opinions regarding the strengths        Communication
Empowerment         strengthening                and weaknesses of our school             Log
                    relationships with our      Send a letter to families               Family Involvement
                    families                     requesting their involvement in          Committee agendas
                                                 activities on campus                    Workshop sign-in
                                                Make personal phone calls to             sheets
                                                 families to request their help          Grade Level
                                                Continue to strive to increase the       Expectation
                                                 level of participation in our SAC        Meeting sign-in
                                                Continue to have a pre-school            sheets
                                                 Open House                              Open-House sign-in
                                                Have teachers contact                    sheets
                                                 parents/guardians on a regular          Visitor sign-in
                                                 basis to discuss how each student        sheets
                                                 in their class is doing                 NTI messages
                                                Family Involvement Committee            Newsletters
                                                 will meet bi-monthly                    Classroom Websites
                                                                                         School Website
                                                                                         CCPS Website
Highly Qualified    To hire only highly         Interview highly qualified              Degrees and
Teachers,           qualified staff              candidates for open positions            Certifications
                    members                     Continue to support those staff         Job Applications
Administrators,
                                                 members who are not yet highly          National Board
and                                                                                       Mentoring Logs
                                                 qualified
Paraprofessionals
                                                Utilize National Board Certified
                                                 Teachers as mentors
                                                Encourage teachers to seek
                                                 National Board Certification




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                                    School District of Charlotte County
                                2007 - 2008 STUDENT SUCCESS! PLAN
                                      Professional Development Plan

Summary of Professional Development Objectives Targeting SSP Goals/Objectives and Individual
Professional Development Plans (IPDPs):
   1.   Complete a matrix of Professional Development opportunities for all staff members and fulfill development
        needs so that all staff obtain needed skills in methodology and learn research-based strategies.
   2.   Continuously offer ongoing Professional Development opportunities that ensure a collaborative, team
        approach to gaining skills in methodology and best practices through action-research plan.
   3.   Plan with individual teachers and focus on data-driven, skill-based planning for every student’s educational
        plan; recognizing learning modalities that vary in each child.

Summary of Research-Based Professional Development Delivery Strategies:
   1.   Analyze FLKRS, DIBELS, KAPLAN Achieve and FCAT scores and identify “islands of success” and ask
        these master teachers and Nationally Board Certified teachers to train other teachers in their area of
        expertise.
   2.   Teachers will utilize Spalding Phonics, Guided Reading, 4 Blocks/Balanced Literacy, Harcourt Brace,
        Marzano strategies and new Social Studies/Science curricula to best meet the needs of all students, especially
        struggling learners.
   3.   Kaplan Science curriculum will be used in grade 5.
   4.   Teachers will utilize Sunshine Math, Harcourt Math, and AIMs curricula to best meet the needs of all
        students, especially struggling learners.
   5.   Action Research plans will be developed collaboratively with the staff.


Summary of Research-Based Professional Development Follow-up Strategies:
   1.   Ask teachers to meet to do a follow-up on Guided Reading and Literacy Center Training and to share
        collaboratively in Learning Communities.
   2.   Reading Room teacher will meet with K-2 teachers to review the DRA testing implementation and execution
        to ensure consistency of testing students.
   3.   Our teachers will utilize CCPS’s Essential Learnings that include Power Standards and Pacing guides.
   4.   Grade Level Teams will meet monthly to discuss successful strategies, student progress in literacy and math,
        and Progress Monitoring Plan updates.
   5.   Entire faculty will participate in Positive Behavior Support Booster Training and will be strongly
        recommended to participate in “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” to ensure a highly productive learning
        environment.



Summary of Research-Based Professional Development Evaluation Strategies:
   1.   Ask teachers to meet to do a follow-up on Guided Reading, DRA, and Literacy Center Training and to share
        collaboratively in Learning Communities.
   2.   Faculty members will monitor the progress of students by analyzing Kindergarten assessment developed by
        FLKRS, FLARE, DIBELS, Kaplan Achieve and FCAT Test scores, classroom assessments, STAR
        measurements, district science assessments, and practice FCAT writings.
   3.   Grade Level Teams will meet monthly to discuss successful strategies and student progress in literacy and



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         math.




School Mentoring Plan:
   1.    Support NET teachers’ growth by providing peer and administrative support
   2.    Recommend National Board teachers assist fellow teachers with professional development
   3.    Partner with community organizations, parent volunteers, teachers and support staff to mentor students
   4.    Encourage student-student mentoring
   5.    Pair master teachers up with teachers who seek or require additional mentoring
   6.    Partner with Nurturing Dad’s Program and Parenting Program

School Professional Learning Communities Plan:
  1.    Provide time and location for school-wide Learning Communities
  2.    Ensure that all Faculty Meetings have an instructional component on each agenda
  3.    Provide professional development opportunities for teams to build partnerships
  4.    Provide a supportive atmosphere that promotes team planning, brainstorming sessions and idea sharing




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                               School District of Charlotte County
                           2007 - 2008 STUDENT SUCCESS! PLAN
                                             Budget
Area             Resources                     Funding Sources                       Total Amount
Research-           1.   Teachers will utilize           PTO Remediation Funds            $5,000
Based                    Spalding Phonics, Guided        Project 102                      $2,000
                         Reading, 4                      CCPS Funds                       $4,000
Program(s)               Blocks/Balanced Literacy,       A+ Funds                         $5,000
(instructional           Harcourt Brace Reading          SIP Funds                        $7,200
materials)               and Social                      New Hope Church                  $7,000
                         Studies/Science curricula
                                                         Technology Funds                 $3,000
                         to best meet the needs of
                                                         School Funds                     $2,000
                         all students, especially
                                                         Textbook Funds                  $35,000
                         struggling learners.
                    2.   Kaplan Science will be
                         used in grade 5.
                    3.   Teachers will utilize
                         Sunshine Math, Harcourt
                         Math, and AIMs curricula
                         to best meet the needs of
                         all students, especially
                         struggling learners.
                    4.   The 5th Grade Conversion
                         Unit will utilize the Read
                         180 Program.
                    5.   FCAT Explorer in grades
                         3-5, Larson’s Math in
                         grades 2-5, and
                         COMPASS in grades 1-5,
                         and Accelerated Reader in
                         grades K-5 will be used to
                         support Core curriculum.
Research-           1.   FCAT Explorer in grades         Technology Funds                 $3,000
Based                    3-5, Larson’s Math in           CCPS Funds                       $5,000
                         grades 2-5, and                 Project 102                      $1,000
Resource(s)              COMPASS in grades 1-5,          PTO Remediation Funds            $2,000
(web-based,              Accelerated Reading in          Federal and State Grants         $5,000
assessment               grades K-5 will be used to
tools, etc.)             support Core Curriculum.

Technology          1.   One Mac Computer Lab,           Technology Funds                 N/A
                         and one PC                      Capital Outlay Funds             $4,000
                         Computer Lab                    CCPS Funds                       $5,000
                    2.   Lap Tops
                    3.   LCD Projectors
                    4.   United Streaming
Professional        1.   Substitutes                     SIP Funds                        $4,000
Development         2.   On-Site Master Teachers         CCPS Funds                       $4,000
                    3.   CCPS Curriculum and                                              N/A
                         Instructional Specialists



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Other


                                                                      Total: $103,000


                          2007 - 2008 STUDENT SUCCESS! PLAN
                           Site Partnership and Performance Council
                                  Review and Monitoring Log

      Event       Date                      Recommendations                       Initials
 Initial Review

  Monitoring
   Review

  Monitoring
   Review

  Monitoring
   Review

  Monitoring
   Review

  Monitoring
   Review

  Monitoring
   Review

  Monitoring
   Review

  Monitoring
   Review

 Final Review



Signed upon Completion:


Principal:_______________________________________________________        Date:_____________



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CFEA Lead Representative: ______________________________________                     Date: ____________



    Please return this form to Professional Development Academy by June 30, 2008
                         2007 - 2008 STUDENT SUCCESS! PLAN
                    Mid-Year Progress Implementation Report (Due January 30, 2008)

SCHOOL:



Major Accomplishments to Date:




Major Adjustments to 2007-08 SSP:




SIGNATURES:
Principal                                                         Date


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SAC Chair                                                                  Date


DISTRICT GOALS

Wildly Important Goal

Success for All: We will provide for the Success of each and every student by teaching
reading as a foundation of learning.


Supporting Goals

Comprehensive Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: We will provide a diverse, balanced,
and challenging curriculum, employ high quality and innovative instructional strategies, and
continuously monitor performance through a variety of assessment strategies

Technical and Career Education: We will expand career and technical education opportunities for
all students.

Effective Schools and Classes: We will enhance the effectiveness of schools and classes to
maximize the learning experience and provide the safest possible environment.

Optimal Facilities: We will provide the highest quality facilities to meet student learning needs.

Recruitment, Support, and Retention: We will recruit, support, and seek to retain high quality
personnel.

Diversity of Workforce: We will honor and strengthen the diversity of our workforce.
Compensation and Benefits: We will provide competitive compensation and benefits appropriate
to retain and attract high quality employees.

Professional and Staff Development: We will provide continuous high quality professional
development to enhance the district workforce and enhance individual knowledge and skills.

Leadership: We will develop the leadership capacity of all staff and students to operationalize
district values.

Technology Equipped: We will infuse technology that increases the productivity of the
organization.

Effective Communication: We will improve the quality, integrity, and delivery of our
communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Fiscal Responsibility: We will utilize our fiscal resources responsibly to meet district needs.

Develop Partnerships: We will maximize student success through effective partnerships with



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businesses, community organizations, and individuals.

Enhance Relationships: We will strengthen our relationships with parents and families to foster
an environment of involvement and collaboration.


                     PARTNERSHIP AND PERFORMANCE COUNCIL (PPC)

School Based PPC Committee membership

               1. Membership on the School-Based Partnership Committee
               a. Teacher members of the committee shall be appointed by the CFEA president in
                  consultation with building administration and teachers at the school site with high
                  school committees having six teacher members; middle schools having five teacher
                  members, and elementary/special schools or centers having four teachers members of
                  the committee.
               b. Each committee shall have at least one administrative member.
               c. Vacancies shall be filled consistent with the original selection
                  process.


School Based PPC Committee membership

Elementary
Principal - CFEA Representative (Determined by CFEA President)
Principal’s designee
One K-2 teacher
One 3-5 teacher
One ESE teacher
One specials area teacher

                Middle School
Principal - CFEA Representative (Determined by CFEA President)
Principal’s designee
Four core teacher*
One ESE teacher*
One exploratory teacher*

                High Schools and Academy
Principal - CFEA Representative (Determined by CFEA President)
Principal’s designee
Four core teacher*
One ESE teacher*
One elective teacher*

*Determined collaboratively by the principal and the CFEA designee




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                                STUDENT SUCCESS PLAN FLOWCHART



Principal and              Principal organizes              Writing team drafts plan
appropriate                writing team: the team           with input from school
committees                 should be representative         committees including SAC
complete data-based        of the school community          and PPC.
needs assessment           including SAC and PPC
                           members




 Initial draft is                District review team       Writing team makes
 submitted to PDA for            provides feedback and      modifications and submits
 review by                       recommendations for        final draft to SAC and
 June 30                         changes.                   PPC for
                                                            approval/acceptance.




 Upon SAC and PPC                Upon school board          Changes affecting major
 approval/acceptance,            approval, the site PPC     goals and/or budgeted items
 the Writing Team                will continue              must be submitted to SAC
 submits to the district         monitoring the plan        for approval.
 for School Board                including
 approval by                     recommendations for
 September 1.                    adjustments




   Principal, PPC, and SAC              Principal, PPC, and SAC
   prepare mid-year report to           complete end-of-year
   district by January 30.              evaluation by June 30. PPC
                                        log submitted to PDA by June
                                        30.



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