Belief Statement All students deserve an exemplary foreign language by bib20662

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									                               All students deserve an exemplary foreign language high school program
                                 PSMLA Exemplary Program Indicators – How does your program rate?
                                   Golden Globe Award                               Silver Globe Award                          Bronze Globe Award                                 Globe Award




1. Maintain high             90% to 100% of total school enrollment is      77% to 89 % of total school enrollment is     56% to 76 % of total school enrollment        35% to 55 % of total school enrollment
percentage of total world    enrolled in a foreign language class           enrolled in a foreign language class          is enrolled in a foreign language class       is enrolled in a foreign language class
language enrollment
2. Provide a variety of      1 language for schools with fewer than 350     1 language for schools with fewer than 350    1 language for schools with fewer than        1 language for schools with fewer than
languages in a 4 year high   students. 2 languages for 351 to 700, 3        students. 2 languages for 350 to 700, 3       350 students. 2 languages for 350 to 700,     350 students.2 languages for 350 to
school sequence              languages per 701 to 1000, and 1additional     languages per 701 to 1500, and 1additional    3 languages per 701 to 1500, and 1            700, 3 languages per 701 and above
                             language for each additional 1000 students     language for each additional 1000 students    additional language for each additional
                             (All in four year sequence)                    in at least a 3 year sequence                 1000 students in at least a 2 yr sequence
3.Retain students at         50% or more of students in a language in       40% to 49% of students in a language in       30% to 39% of students in a language in       15% to 29% of students in a language
higher levels                9th grade continue to level 4 and above        9th grade continue to level 4 and above       9th grade continue to level 4 and above       in 9th grade continue to level 4 and
                                                                                                                                                                        above
4. Participate in AP, IB,    At least 4 such classes, one of which is AP,   At least three such classes                   At least two such classes                     At least one such class
level 5, and/or CIS          IB, or CIS
program
5. Schedule classes that     No multi-level (split) world language          No more than 1 multi-level (split) world      No more than 2 multi-level (split) world      No more than 3 multi-level (split)
are one level per period     classes per school in commonly taught          language class per school in commonly         language classes per school in commonly       world language classes per school in
                             languages                                      taught languages                              taught languages                              commonly taught languages
6. Provide an extended       12 years or more (sequential program           6 years (sequential program begins in         5 years (sequential program begins in         4 years (sequential program in at least
sequence of instruction in   begins in grade 1 or kindergarten) in at       grade 7) in at least one language             grade 8) in at least one language             one language through 11th or 12th grade
a commonly taught            least one language
language
7. Implement                 90% to 100% of world language teachers         80% to 89% of world language teachers         70 % to 79% of world language teachers        60% to 69% of world language teachers
Key Instructional            follow key instructional practices as          follow key instructional practices as         follow key instructional practices as         follow key instructional practices as
Practices                    described                                      described                                     described                                     described

8. Administer                District-wide, standards-based assessment      District-wide, standards-based assessment     District-wide, standards-based                District-wide, standards-based
standards-based              in all languages taught at two benchmark       in all languages taught                       assessment in all languages taught            assessment across all languages taught
performance                  levels
assessment(s)
9. Engage in yearly staff    80% to 100% of world language teachers         60% to 79% of world language teachers          50 % to 59% of world language teachers       40% to 49% of world language
development on world         participate in at least one full day local,    participate in at least one full day local,   participate in at least one full day local,   teachers participate in at least one full
language topics              state, or national world language              state, or national world language             state, or national world language             day local, state, or national world
                             conference per year in addition to at least    conference per year in addition to at least   conference per year in addition to at least   language conference per year or one
                             one in-house world language specific           one in-house world language specific          one in-house world language specific          in-house world language specific
                             workshop (equivalent to a 5 hour day)          workshop (equivalent to a 5 hour day)         workshop (equivalent to 2.5 hour half         workshop (equivalent to 2.5 hour half
                                                                                                                          day)                                          day)
10. Maintain membership      90% to 100% of world language teachers         80% to 89% of world language teachers         70 % to 79% of world language teachers        40% to 69% of world language teachers
in professional              belong to a professional world language        belong to a professional world language       belong to a professional world language       belong to a professional world
organizations                organization                                   organization                                  organization                                  language organization
11. Provide special          Three program features per school that         Two program features per school that          One program feature per school that           One program feature per school that
program features             connect world language students to             connect world language students to            connects world language students to           connects world language students to
                             outside resources & provides language          outside resources & provides language         outside resources & provides language         outside resources or provides language
                             practice outside of the classroom              practice outside of the classroom             practice outside of the classroom             practice outside of the classroom

								
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