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					                             Day 1
       Planning to Achieve CCSS Implementation Goals
            Team Planning Days 1 – 4: An Overview
                         General Session


                     Purpose of the Week

    The purpose of this week is not only to provide you with the
    critical elements of the CCSS but also to allow you to engage
    with your team members and with other schools and
    districts in a facilitated planning and problem-solving
    process in order to implement and integrate the Common
    Core in an effective and sustainable way.

                    Reflection, Content and
                      Planning Activities
•   Daily Personal Reflection Journal


•   Daily Planning and Problem Solving Sessions
     – End of Days 1-3

•   Strategic Plan Development
     – Day 4
              Using the Personal Reflection Journal
•   Respond in writing to the questions within the Personal
    Reflection Journal for general and breakout sessions.


•   Share your information during your team’s planning and
    problem-solving activities at the end of each day.


•   All of the planning and problem-solving materials are
    aligned assist you and your team in creating meaningful
    results that can then be used as component parts of your
    School Improvement Plan (SIP) or District Improvement and
    Assistance Plan (DIAP).

                     Daily Reflection Journal:
                   Engaging the General Session
•   Personal reflections and processing you can use to organize
    your thoughts and feelings about what is happening each
    day in your sessions.


•   Process Questions
          •   “What is consistent with what I already know?”
          •   “What new information am I processing?”
          •   “What changes are making me uncomfortable?”
          •   “What beliefs will I have to release in order to
              overcome my discomfort?”
          •   “What new behaviors will I have to learn to feel
              successful using or supporting the implementation
              of these new standards?”

                    Daily Reflection Journal:
                Engaging Your Break-Out Sessions
•   Personal reflections on knowledge gained during your
    break-out sessions.


•   Knowledge Gained Questions (examples)
          •   “What three new skills have I learned?”
          •   “What supports will I need to
              understand/implement the CCSS?”
          •   “Who will I partner with in order to
              understand/implement/integrate the CCSS?”
          •   “What questions do I need answered?”
          •   “What challenges will I face with
              understanding/implementation/integration?”

                       Daily Planning and
                    Problem-Solving Sessions
•   School Principals and District Administrators will attend
    daily sessions on the planning and problem-solving process.


•   Principals will use this information and skill set to facilitate
    the daily planning sessions with the school-based teams.


•   Each daily planning and problem-solving session will provide
    you with information to support your implementation plan.

             District Administrators and Principals
•    CCSS content – awareness and understanding,
     implementation, integration.
•    Effective problem-solving and group planning.
•    Principals – prepared to facilitate daily SBLT planning
     period.
    –     Logistics – when and where to meet
    –     Materials – what do you need to complete the task
    –     Process – what will the SBLT do each day

            Day 1 – School-Based Leadership Team
•    Content on awareness and understanding of CCSS.
•    Daily Reflection Journal – collecting information from
     general and specific content session for sharing out when
     SBLT meets.
•    SBLT meeting – 4:45 PM – 5:30 PM
        •     Discuss and rate staff awareness and
              understanding of CCSS.
       •     From Journal, brainstorm and reflect on top 2
             things to ensure awareness and understanding of
             CCSS at your school.
       •     Save responses in Survey Monkey and on
             planning tool.

           Day 2 – School-Based Leadership Team
•   Content on implementation of CCSS.
•   Daily Reflection Journal – same.
•   SBLT meeting – 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
       •     Discuss and rate staff readiness to implement
             CCSS with fidelity.
       •     From Journal, brainstorm and reflect on top 2
             things to do to implement CCSS with fidelity at
             your school.
       •     Save responses in Survey Monkey and on
             planning tool.

           Day 3 – School-Based Leadership Team
•   Content on integration of CCSS.
•   Daily Reflection Journal .
•   SBLT meeting – 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

       •     Discuss and rate staff integration of CCSS.
       •    From Journal, brainstorm and reflect on top 2
            things to do to integrate CCSS at your school.

       •    Select planning targets for Day 4.

            •    Select 2 priorities from 6 total from across
                 the three days.

            •    Brainstorm and list for each (2):
                   -Resources that will facilitate completion
                   -Barriers that will inhibit completion

            •    Select 1 barrier for each priority and create
                 plan on Day 4 to reduce or eliminate it.

       •    Save responses in Survey Monkey and on
            planning tool.

           Day 4 – School-Based Leadership Team
•   Content on maximizing student achievement.
•   Daily Reflection Journal – same.
•   SBLT meeting – 9:15 AM – 11:15 AM
       •    Gain consensus on 2 CCSS priorities and the
            selected barrier for each from Day 3.
       •    Engage in an action planning process facilitated
            by your principal/leader to remove or eliminate
            each of the identified barriers.
         •     Use SIP to document your action steps.
         •     Save responses in Survey Monkey and on
               planning tool.
         •     Prepare for presentation from selected schools
               on action plan.


                         Summary Points
•   Reflect on all sessions.
•   Engage in daily planning with school team.
•   Share results of daily planning with district leadership to
    plan future support needs.
•   Prepare for presentation and submission of action plan.

                               Break Time

•   Break time: 1:45-2:15 PM

•   Breakout sessions start at 2:15 PM

				
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