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					Improvement Plan
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No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
    Objectives
    • To provide consistency across the State
      regarding a process linking the
      Comprehensive Needs Assessment to
      developing and reviewing improvement
      plans for NCLB program administration,
      funding decisions and documentation

    • To provide a resource tool for understanding
      and reviewing the required components of
      improvement plans for both State and
      Federal requirements.
No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
 Acronym Ace?
     CNA                  Comprehensive Needs Assessment
     TEC                  Texas Education Code
     NCLB                 No Child Left Behind
     CIP                  Campus Improvement Plan
     DIP                  District Improvement Plan
     LEA                  Local Education Agency
     AYP                  Adequate Yearly Progress
     AMAO                 Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives
     HQ                   Highly Qualified
     SRB                  Scientifically Research-Based
     TA                   Targeted Assistance
     SW                   Schoolwide
     SCE                  State Compensatory Education
     ELL                  English Language Learner
     SMART                [Several Options]

No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
    What do you believe is the
    purpose of improvement plans?
     Create an acrostic using the word ‘PLANS’ to
     answer this question!




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
     Purpose-driven document…
     L ____________
     A ____________
     N ____________
     S ____________




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
  “We want to gather and analyze data that will help us understand the
  system that produces the results we are getting…from random acts of
  improvement to focused improvement that centers on… improving
  results for students.” Victoria Bernhardt

No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
 To this!




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
          Please read paragraphs 1 and 2
           on Page 1.




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
   Why Planning?
    A focused, well-developed plan
           Provides clear direction,
           Defines programming,
           Creates accountability for growth and
            improvement, and
           Serves as a program and financial audit
            document




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
                           State                         Federal

          Texas Education                                      No Child Left
               Code                                              Behind




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
State and Federal Process
                                           Form the Planning Team

Use Formative and Summative
Measures to Evaluate the                                                 Conduct the CNA
Plan and Link to the CNA




      Implement the                                                      Develop/Revise
      Improvement Plan                                                   the Improvement Plan




                                                 Link the Plan to
                                             Federal, State, and Local
                                                Funding Sources
  No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
State: Improvement Plan Requirements


    Read pages 2 and the top of page 3.




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
 State: Improvement Plan Requirements
  Quiz Me…
    Q. Who’s responsible for the CIP?
    A.    Campus Principal and SBDM
    Q. Each campus is required to have a policy and
       administrative procedures?
    A.    No, each district must do so.
    Q. Who must serve on the committee?
    A.    Professional staff, parents, community members,
          business/industry representatives.
    Q. How many public meetings must be held per year?
    A. At least one

No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
  Planning Team

  State (TEC)                                            Federal (NCLB)
   • Professional Staff                                   • Teachers, Principals,
   • Parents of Students                                    Administrators, Pupil
     Enrolled                                               Services Personnel
   • Community Members                                    • Parents and other
   • Business/Industry                                      members of the community
     Representatives                                      • Technical Assistance
                                                            Providers
                                                          • Secondary Students




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
  Federal: Improvement Plan Requirements

  What are the general requirements by
  program?




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
NCLB:Campus Improvement Plans
Program            CIP Requirements
Title I, Part A    HQ / Recruitment-Retention Strategies
                   10 Schoolwide or 8 Targeted Components
                   How funds are spent, including Scientifically Research-Based Strategies
Title I, Part C    The LEA identifies and addresses the special educational needs of
                   migrant children through a comprehensive plan for needs assessment
                   and service delivery.

                   A Priority for Services Action Plan must be developed for: In providing
                   MEP-funded services, the LEA must give priority to migrant children
                   who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet the State’s challenging
                   State academic content and academic achievement standards, and
                   whose education has been interrupted during the regular school year.
                   These children are classified as Priority for Services (PFS).
Title II, Part A   The LEA will address HQ professional development, recruitment, and
                   retention, as coordinated through Title I, Part A.
Title II, Part D   The Title II, Part D funds are aligned with the approved District Long-
                   Range Technology Plan on file with TEA.
NCLB:Campus Improvement Plans
 Program                    CIP Requirements
 Title III, Part A          [The LEA must submit a program evaluation that outlines a
                            description of programs and activities conducted during the
                            preceding year and the progress of current, M1 and M2 students. This
                            evaluation is to be used to assess and plan
                            Title III activities.]
 Title IV, Part A           The SDFSC program must:
                            -Include a review of drug use and violence data for the CNA
                            -Include measurable goals and objectives
                            -Comply with the Principles of Effectiveness




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
 Federal: Improvement Plan Requirements

     Title I, Part A Schoolwide and Target Assistance
      campuses are required to annually develop or
      amend an annual plan that incorporates the SW
      or TA planning requirements. Page 4, Paragraph 1

     Adopt NCLB Goals and Objectives – Page 4




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
   And…
     TIPA funds on a schoolwide campus may be use
      only to support activities identified in the CNA and
      described in the CIP!

     Schoolwide programs must develop a
      comprehensive plan for reforming the total
      instructional program in the school…




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
   And the Plan Shall Be…
      Page 5
      Read silently and discuss as a table group.




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
   Let’s Talk SW…
   Pair-Square!
     Find a partner who is not at your table
      and pair-up!
     Then, pair-up with another partner pair so
      that you are a group of 4.




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
   Let’s Talk SW…
  Task: SW Components
       Read through pages 6 through 9 in the
        book using the following coding:

            = Got it!
            T = I think I understand, but
            want to talk about this.
            ? = Not sure what this means.


No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
   Auto Synectics
       Partner pairs now pair-up with a new
        partner pair.
       Come to consensus about your favorite
        type of car.
       Complete the phrase:
        __ (type of car)___ is like the 10 components
        because ______.




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
    Let’s Talk TA…
    Table Task
       Read through the 8 TI, PA Targeted
          Assistance Components.


    What are the similarities and differences
    between these and the SW
    components?



No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
    SCE Planning
        Read the 3rd Paragraph on Page 11.


     Who is the target group for SCE?
     What is required for SCE planning?




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
Parts of the Plan                                        Jigsaw
Group 1 Comprehensive Needs Assessment                     p.14
Group 2 SMART Goals                          pp. 15-16
Group 3 Objectives & Strategies/Action Steps p.17
Group 4 Person Responsible/Resource                        p.18
        /Timeline
Group 5 Evidence of Impact/Evidence of                     p.19
        Implementation & Evaluation




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
    Parts of the Plan                                    Jigsaw
     Provide a short definition of the section.
     What is the purpose of this section
     of the planning process?
     Which guiding question is most
     important? Why?




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
    Parts of the Plan                                    Jigsaw
    What defines a ‘Quality Plan?’

    How might we use this rubric?

    What other tools should we use?




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
   Quality Plans                                         Checklist
     Let’s look at the Campus Improvement
     Plan Checklist to identify exactly what
     must be included in the plan to meet
     STATE and FEDERAL planning
     requirements.




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
    Debrief
     How does this tool support our work?

     What are our next steps?




No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
Planning is Strategizing! It’s about making the
right moves! It’s about winning…




                …When we know that our
            program funds are yielding results!
No Child Left Behind Program Series: Improvement Plans
     NCLB Improvement Plans
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     products@esc20.net

     Cost: $12 per toolkit




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