ACTION PLAN TEMPLATE GOAL #1
Target: Increase the percentage of students meeting or exceeding the standard in writing.
Result Statement: The percentage of students achieving or exceeding the standard in writing will rise at least 10%.
Changes in Student Changing Instruction: What Monitoring Progress with Adjustments in Planning: How Resources, School and Evaluation of Success/
Learning Behavior: What will teachers do to ensure Timelines and Adjustments: Will will we use the information we District: What else can we do Reporting to Families
will students do to reach students change their learning we measure progress towards the get from monitoring to determine in the coming months? and Community:
the identified result? How behaviors and attain the result? changes in learning behavior and target attainment? How far along
will we know whether teaching that we want? How will are we on this objective? NEXT STEPS? Do we
students are developing we keep the principal, parents and need to keep this target
these behaviors? SIT informed and involved? in next year’s plan?
Students will participate Provide in-service opportunities Progress toward goals: Use writing assessment results Resources: Reporting to families
in the writing workshop to look at student work (LASW) • Writing assessments with mini-lessons School—Complete a schedule should be consistent
and participate in and use staff meeting time to (Fall/Spring) that allows for more and ongoing.
conferences and informal allow grade levels to • Common planning time Discuss assessment results and collaborative/common
assessments. collaborate. (Weekly) plan for further instruction planning time. Progress reports toward
• Monthly review of goals at all goals can be
Teachers will monitor Use writing assessment results SIT mtg. (Monthly) SIT members share responsibility Set aside staff meeting time to published monthly, and
student’s progress toward to inform instruction. of goals address writing concerns. should be available on
writing proficiency by the • Newsletters that address the website.
use of writing prompts goals and cite progress Parent share their ideas of school Provide literacy nights that
and rubric scoring shared Review and analyze NECAP (Weekly/Monthly) progress deal specifically with writing The School
with students and writing results to inform • Principal review of writing strategies for parents. Improvement Team
parents. instruction. assessments Principal to meet in team would report monthly
(Fall/Spring) meetings to discuss progress District—Provide support for at the PTO meeting.
Students will keep a Teachers will share and practice • Principal’s Report at PTO itinerant schedule to allow for
science notebook and writing strategies gained from meetings Parent Leadership asked to common planning time. Based on the results for
assess their own progress TUFTS writing PD. (Monthly) conduct phone surveys to involve the 2007-08 NECAP
with rubrics for non- • Increase in writing parents in meeting targets Continue district ELA PD that scores, the writing goal
fiction writing. proficiency in NECAP support/reinforces school- should be continued in
(Fall) Increased proficiency means based PD next year’s plan.
• Increase in students celebrated successes
meeting standard (Fall)
ACTION PLAN TEMPLATE Goal #2
Target: To establish Professional Learning Communities: for teachers to collaborate in a non-threatening way, for students to feel safe, and for parents to be involved.
Result Statement (s): Teachers will be encouraged to participate in Professional Book Talk Groups which would focus on writing strategies as well as classroom
management techniques. Students will feel safe reporting bullying incidents so that more effective intervention can be in place.
Parents will participate in Book Groups through SIT and PTO, and be kept informed about writing/safety issues through forums and parent information nights.
Changes in Student Learning Changing Instruction: What Monitoring Progress with Adjustments in Planning: Resources, School and Evaluation of Success/
Behavior: What will students will teachers do to ensure Timelines and Adjustments: How will we use the District: What else can we do Reporting to Families and
do to reach the identified students change their Will we measure progress information we get from in the coming months? Community:
result? How will we know learning behaviors and attain towards the changes in monitoring to determine
whether students are the result? learning behavior and target attainment? How far NEXT STEPS? Do we need to
developing these behaviors? teaching that we want? How along are we on this keep this target in next year’s
will we keep the principal, objective? plan?
parents and SIT informed and
Students will report incidents Teachers will reinforce anti- Progress toward goals: Once students are able to Resources: Reporting to Families:
of bullying. bullying strategies through • Students will know identify what a bully is, they School— • Monthly newsletter
the use of lessons in “Quit-It” what a bully is are more like to report • SIT review
Students will be clear what or “Bully Proof” programs. (Fall/Spring) incident and consequences Set aside staff meeting time to • PTO Meetings
constitutes bullying as • Parents will have can be immediate. address bullying concerns. • Weekly newsletter
reported by drama club and Teachers will use strategies discussions with their
book discussion groups from Strategies for Students child about bullying Teachers providing feedback Create an Anti-bullying Evaluation of success will be
during health classes. by Ruby Payne and (Fall) on bullying will reinforce the assembly with follow-up determined by the recorded
participate in discussions at • Teachers will provide no-tolerance policy. student discussions and number of bullying incidents.
Parents will be involved in staff meetings. intermediary teacher book groups.
bullying discussions at PTO intervention before Parents, once involved in Evaluation of success will be
meetings. Teachers will utilize the book referral to office book groups will realize that Inform parents about the determined by SALT survey.
groups to help facilitate (Daily) bullying doesn’t have to be dangers/implications of
Students will be able to write parent-teacher discussions • Parents and teachers inevitable. bullying.
about a bullying incident. around bullying. will be involved in
book groups that deal Parents and teachers working A “Writing Night”-parents
Teachers will use Book with bullying. toward the writing goal, working with their children.
Groups to discuss concerns (Bi-weekly) utilizing a common rubric,
around writing. • Parents and teachers will provide much needed District—Provide support for
will be involved in support for children. itinerant schedule to allow for
book groups that deal common planning time.