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									Comprehensive Success Review



     Overview Presentation
         August 2010
History
• Comprehensive Success Review is based on

1. District Audit Tool: A Method for Determining Level of
   Need for Support to Improvement
    – Developed by Comprehensive Assessment Systems for ESEA Title I
      State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards and
      Region IV Comprehensive Technical Assistance Center at Edvantia

2. 2008-09 Delaware Pilot – Focus Monitoring
    – 3 Districts
    – 11 Schools
What is the Comprehensive Success
Review?

• Comprehensive review of school
  programming, student performance
  and processes
  – based on
     • analysis of quantitative and
       qualitative measures
     • national research on school
       improvement
Purpose

• Improve outcomes for students
  – by providing
     • feedback for school success planning
       and implementation of effective
       practices
     • feedback to improve LEA
       practices/support to schools
Goal
• Identify areas of strengths and
  challenges in the research-based
  elements
• Develop strategies to address the
  areas of need
• Include these needs, strategies and
  associated measures in the School
  Success Plan
• Inform continuous improvement
  process
Quantitative Measures
• AYP Achievement Metric (Level of Need)
    – ELA and Math Performance for all subgroups (cells) for
      which a school is responsible
    – Standardized distance from the target
•   Performance in other Content Areas
•   Graduation Rates
•   Drop-out Rates
•   Free & Reduced Lunch/Extended Poverty Data
•   HQT Data
•   School Conduct Data
•   Student and Staff Attendance Data
•   Changes in Building Leadership
•   Staff Turnover
Qualitative Measures
•   Interviews
•   Focus Groups
•   Classroom Walk-throughs
•   Document Reviews
Research-based Elements
•   Leadership for Learning
    1. Leadership
    2. Budget and Resources
    3. Teacher and Student Class
       Assignment


•   Teaching and Learning
    4. Curriculum and Instruction
    5. Assessment and Accountability
    6. Professional Development

                                            Health, Nutrition &

• Connections to Learning                         CHILD
                                                          Physical
                                                             Activity
                                       School
    7. School Environment               Climate             Social &
                                                        Emotional
                                                         Health
    8. Parents and Community
                Activity
• Count off to form 8 groups
• Concentrate on your research-based
  element (corresponds to group #)
• Discuss why you think the criteria selected
  is important to school success?
   – Report out to whole group
• What evidence can the school provide to
  determine level of success?
   – Post on large tablets
   – Walk around and Review all 8 elements
Major Components of the
Comprehensive Success Review

• Desk Audit
  – Data Review
• Site Visit
  – Gather additional information to
    determine current practice
• Scoring
• Technical Assistance
Desk Audit

• Review quantitative data
• Understand school specific characteristics
• Develop site visit and scoring schedules
Site Visit Protocols

•   Document Review
•   Interviews with School Leadership
•   Interviews with Teachers
•   Classroom Walk-throughs
•   Student Focus Groups
•   Parent Focus Groups
Scoring Process

• Entire team reviews and discusses
  evidence for each criterion item under
  each research-based element
• Comments are created to provide
  feedback on strengths and challenges for
  each criterion
Technical Assistance

• Interpreting results
• Prioritizing needs
• Determining Objectives, Measures, and
  Strategies
• Developing Project Management Maps,
  as appropriate
• Analyzing Progress
• Connecting Schools to Resources
                Activity
• In pairs, discuss how this Comprehensive
  Success Review will
   – reveal areas of strength
   – reveal areas of need
   – improve planning process
   – improve practices
   – improve student outcomes
Title 14, Delaware Admin Code
103.7.1 (Regulation 103)
• A school that is in Under Improvement
  Phase 1 shall:
  – Utilize the Department’s
    Comprehensive Success Review
    process, which includes an audit
    tool, an on-site visit, and feedback
    on strengths and opportunities for
    improvement
Which schools are required to utilize
the Comprehensive Success Review?

• All schools in Under Improvement
  Phase I (School Improvement Year 1)

• 22 Schools in 10 Districts
• 3 Charter Schools
LEAs required to participate in the
Comprehensive Success Review?
• Districts                • Charter Schools
   –   Appoquinimink (2)     – Campus
   –   Brandywine (1)          Community
   –   Caesar Rodney (3)     – Pencader
   –   Cape Henlopen (1)     – Thomas Edison
   –   Capital (3)
   –   Colonial (5)
   –   Milford (1)
   –   Seaford (3)
   –   Smyrna (1)
   –   Red Clay (2)
Can other schools participate in a
Comprehensive Success Review?

• Yes, however, time and capacity will
  determine priority
  – Schools selected for Partnership Zone
  – Schools awarded a 1003(g) SIG
  – Schools within a participating LEA
     • Schools in deeper levels of Improvement
     • Schools at different grade levels
  – Schools within LEAs not scheduled for reviews
     • Schools in deeper levels of Improvement
     • Schools at different grade levels
                  Activity
• Within your LEA team, discuss benefits
  to conducting review for
  – Required schools
  – Other schools in deeper levels of
    improvement
  – All schools
What are the steps to conducting a
Comprehensive Success Review?
1. Schedule a Review
  –   October through April
2. Attend full day training
  –   September 15 – Kent County
  –   September 16 – New Castle County
  –   September 22 – Sussex County
3. Conduct Desk Audit
  –   2 hours pre-visit meeting per school
4. Participate in Site Visit Review
  –   1 full school day
5. Score Rubric
  –   1 full day
What are the steps to conducting a
Comprehensive Success Review?
6. Write, Review, and Finalize Report
7. Report Results
  –   School Administrator(s)
  –   School Leadership Team
  –   School Staff
  –   School Board
  –   School Community
8. Provide Technical Assistance
Implementation Training
•   Overall Process
•   Guidelines and Procedures for Site Visits
•   Protocol Roles
•   Deeper Understanding of Rubric
•   Protocol Training
    – Review
    – Model
    – Practice
•   Document Review
•   Verify/Document Supporting Evidence
•   Scoring Process
•   Site Visit Scheduling Support
•   Next Steps
Who must attend the training?
• LEA Staff
   –   Curriculum
   –   Special Education
   –   Support Services
   –   Business/Finance
   –   Grant Programs
   –   Family/Community
   –   Professional Development
   –   Technology
   –   Human Resources
• School Administrator
• Department of Education Staff
• Contracted Individuals
   – DASL
   – Distinguished Educators
   – SPAC
                    Activity
• Within your LEA team, determine
  – LEA Contact
  – LEA Staff to participate in review(s)
  – Month best to conduct review(s)
     • October through April
Next Steps
• Convey designated LEA contact
  – Provide name before leaving session, or
  – Email name to Geri Donahue
• Register for September training
  – Respond to email invite from Geri Donahue
• Sign-up for School Reviews
  – Available dates will be sent to LEA Contact
  – Email preferred 1st and 2nd choice per school
    to Geri Donahue


         gdonahue@doe.12.de.us
Questions???
For More Information - Contact

Lori Duerr
• lduerr@doe.k12.de.us
• 302-857-3320

OR

Ted Jarrell
• tjarrell@doe.k12.de.us
• 302-857-3320

								
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