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									DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN
         VISION 2010
PREFACE
                                                 District Improvement Plan
                                                            For
                                             Laredo Independent School District


             Our Vision                                  Our Mission                                 We believe that….
Our schools are safe and caring             The mission of Laredo ISD, as an educational     I.      Every person has individual worth.
environments that motivate and prepare                                                       II.     A. supportive family environment is critical to
students to contribute and excel in life.   partner with the City of Laredo and the larger           the total development of the individual.
They build on the strong and expanding                                                       III.    With freedom of choices comes responsibility
                                            global community, is to develop and educate
foundation already established by                                                                    for the consequences of the action.
families involved in their children’s       our students by providing a relevant and         IV.     All individuals are role models because their
learning.                                                                                            actions influences others.
                                            challenging curriculum through innovative
                                                                                             V.      There is a higher power that is guiding
Our students are highly successful.                                                                  influence in our lives.
They are critical thinkers and effective    programs and effective use of resources in a
                                                                                             VI.     High expectations lead to high achievement.
problem solvers who are confident, serf-
                                            safe and nurturing environment.
motivated, and actively involved in our                                                      VII.    Education is the foundation for success.
local and global community.                                                                  VIII.   Feeling safe helps learning occur.

Our community actively supports the
learning process.
                                                         2005-2010 District Goals


I:     LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

II:    LISD shall develop and implement a total quality management process to continuously increase effective productivity and performance across the entire
       school system.

III:   LISD shall produce a student focused action plan, designed to (a) integrate technology (b) improve district and student performance, for all student
       populations and (c) meet state and federal required accountability mandates to include AEIS and AYP measures by providing a TEKS focused curriculum
       and instruction.

IV     LISD shall develop and optimize district capacity through instructional leadership building programs to include but not limited to the recruitment,
       development and retention of highly qualified staff.

V:     LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

VI:    LISD shall promote community partnerships and parental involvement to improve student performance, productivity and effectiveness of the school
       system.
                         School Board of Trustees
                             Dr. Dennis D. Cantu
                                  President

                             John Peter Montalvo
                                Vice President

                             George Beckelhymer
                                  Secretary

                                  Members

Interim-Superintendent        Jesus Justo Guerra    DEIC Chairperson
 Jesus Amezcua, CPA                                 Rosaura Rodriguez
                             Guillermina Montes

                              Jorge L. Rodriguez

                               Jose A. Valdez
                                                       District Educational Improvement Council
                                                                       2005-2006


  Toro Team                                                      Tiger Team                                                  Mustang Team
    Position        Name                School              Position                Name              School            Position             Name               School
Elementary     Lorenzo                                  Elementary                                                  Elementary
Teacher        Hernandez            Santo Niño Elem.    Teacher               Margarita Chapa     Dovalina Elem.    Teacher           Carlota Benavides     Ryan Elem.
Secondary                                               Elementary                                                  Secondary                               VMT Magnet
Teacher        Diana G. Cantu       Cigarroa High       Teacher               Sonia Gutierrez     Dovalina Elem.    Teacher           Matias Arambula III   School
Secondary                                               Elementary                                                  Secondary
Teacher        Veronica Orduno      Cigarroa Middle     Teacher               Michelle Coronado   Bruni Elem.       Teacher           Norma Segura          Lamar Middle
Business Rep   Paul Young           Santo Niño Elem.    Secondary                                                   Business Rep      John Vela             Ryan Elem.
Business Rep   Victor Garcia        Cigarroa High       Teacher               Joe Bazan           Christen Middle   Business Rep      Margarito Benavides   Tarver Elem.
Comm. Rep.     Rene Ramirez         Santo Niño Elem.    Secondary                                 Leyendecker       Comm. Rep.        Sara Carrasco         Milton Elem.
Comm. Rep.     Dr. Julio Madrigal   Cigarroa High       Teacher               Rolando Sauceda     Elem.                               Cynthia Haynes
Other Pro.     Carlos Carranco      Santo Niño Elem.    Business Rep          Javier Cavazos      Martin High       Comm. Rep.        Ramirez               Nixon H. S.
Other Pro.     Gerardo Cruz         Cigarroa High                                                 Leyendecker       Other Pro.        Velma Martinez        Nixon H. S.
                                                        Business Rep          Juan Gamboa         Elem.             Other Pro.        Ernesto Guajardo      Lamar Middle
Parent         Rosa Johnson         Daiches Elem.
                                                        Comm. Rep.            Esterina Pulido     Christen Middle                                           Buenos Aires
Parent         Julie Gonzalez       Santo Niño Elem.
                                                        Comm. Rep.            Belinda Lozano      Macdonell Elem.   Other Pro.        Raquel Bradley        Elem.
                                                        Other Pro.            Robert Chaney       Christen Middle   Parent            Ana Chavez            Ryan Elem.
                                                                              Maria Luisa                           Parent            Armando Lopez         Nixon H. S.
                                                        Other Pro.            Fernandez           Christen Middle
                                                                                                  Leyendecker
                                                        Parent                Alicia Martinez     Elem.
                                                        Parent                Marisela Noriega    Martin High
DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN
   GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
GOAL I
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         1
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                         LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     1.     LISD will develop policy regarding the implementation of            Dr. Romeo J. Romero, Director      2 ASCP               [VII]               October 2005 –          Meetings                                Policy in place in LISD
            the After School Childcare (ASCP) Program                           Academic Improvement &             Coordinators         $550.               January 2006            · Agenda
            · Review of existing policies via TASB                              Enhancement                                                                                         · Sign Ins
            · Extrapolate pertinent discourse                                                                                                                                       · Evaluations
            · Compile desired discourse
            [f, SW5]

     2.    LISD will develop (3) handbooks for the After School                 Dr. Romeo J. Romero, Director      6 ASCP               [VII]               November 2005 –         Meetings                                Developed Handbooks
           Childcare Program (ASCP):                                            Academic Improvement &             Coordinators         $400.               January 2006            · Agenda                                Develop website and add
               a. Registration handbook                                         Enhancement, 6 ASCP                                                                                 · Sign Ins                              link
               b. Caregiver Handbook                                            Coordinators, Anita Perez,                                                                          · Evaluations
               c. Student/Parent Handbook                                       Milton Elem., Fernando Flores,
           · Review TASB samples of After School Childcare                      Ligarde Elem., Donna Botello,
               Programs                                                         A. Pierce Elem., Thelma Casso,
           · Review other LISDs’ existing handbooks                             Ryan Elem., San Juanita
           · Compare LISD’s current practices with those of other               Reyes, Farias Elem., San Juana
               districts’ practices                                             Paredes, D.D. Hachar Elem.
           · Compile desired information into handbooks.
           [f., SW5]




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                       2
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                     Resources                       Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation           Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     3.     LISD will incorporate, wherever possible, mini-lessons in           Dr. Romeo J. Romero, Director    6 ASCP              [VII]                November 2005 –         Meetings                                10% increase in Mathematics
            Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science into the two hour          Academic Improvement &           Coordinators,       $400.00              January 2006            · Agenda                                and Science, TAKS Scores
            program.                                                            Enhancement, 6 ASCP                                                                               · Sign Ins
             · ASCP Coordinators review existing mathematics, social            Coordinators, Anita Perez,                                                                        · Evaluations
                studies and science objectives.                                 Milton Elem., Fernando Flores,
            · ASCP Coordinators select salient objectives to observe            Ligarde Elem., Donna Botello,
            · ASCP Coordinators identify pertinent instructional                A. Pierce Elem., Thelma Casso,
                materials and activities for use in meeting these               Ryan Elem., San Juanita
                objectives                                                      Reyes, Farias Elem., San Juana
            · Include in Caregiver Handbook                                     Paredes, D.D. Hachar Elem.
            [f, SW5]




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                             3
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                         Resources                        Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                           Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation              Human                        Fiscal           Timeline

     4.    LISD will provide the Laredo ISD athletics web-                      Interim Director for Student        Head Coaches         [VII, XI]             August 2005 –           Configure webpage with                  Parent Satisfaction and
           Page, by extending our contract with the “Assistant Coach            Services, Julio A. Méndez,          of Team Sports       6,000.                May 2006                information on scheduled                Survey Results twice a year
           Program System”                                                      Athletic Director, Sylvia                                                                              events and stats.
           [e, f, SW5]                                                          Barrera

     5.   LISD will provide “Educator of the Week” Program to                   Athletic Director, Athletic         Head Coaches         No funds needed       August 2005 –           Presentation of awards for              Increased attendance of
          recognize the efforts of our staff as they create a positive          Coordinators, Head Coaches          of Team Sports                             May 2006                Educators. Recognition will             educators at athletic events to
          learning environment for student athletes.                                                                                                                                   be given on Shirley Field               enhance school spirit as
          [c, e, SW3]                                                                                                                                                                  Jumbotron during football               indicated by various reports.
                                                                                                                                                                                       season, only.

     6.    LISD will provide the Laredo ISD “Gold Card” for senior              Athletic Director, Sylvia           Instructional        No funds needed       Year round              Distribution and                        Increased attendance at
           citizens. To promote the attendance of senior citizens to all of     Barrera, I.T., Rolando Leza         Technology                                                         accountability of gold cards            athletic events by senior
           LISD athletic event in an effort to reach out to the                                                                                                                        to senior citizens through              citizens as indicated by gate
           community.                                                                                                                                                                  the Athletic Department                 accountability.
            [e, SW5]

     7.    LISD Athletic Department will implement “The                         Interim Director for Student        Physical             [XIX]                 August 2005 –           Pre-Test/Post-Test through              Lower District Pregnancy
           Dreamcatcher Plan” [abstinence until marriage] through the           Services, Julio A. Méndez,          Education            520,000.              May 2006                Behavioral questionnaire.               rate.
           Physical Education Department (grades 7-12).                         Athletic Director, Sylvia           Supervisor,
           [e, SW4]                                                             Barrera, Organizational Leader      Coaches and
                                                                                for Abstinence, Charmaine           Health/Science
                                                                                Heimes




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                    PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                   SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy              SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff           SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development            SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement         SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                        4
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                      Resources                       Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation           Human                        Fiscal          Timeline

     8.    Laredo ISD Athletic Department will have 100% of athletic            Athletic Director, Sylvia        Head coaches of      $2,000 +             August 2005 –           Monthly updates by Athletic             Documentation of completed
           programs implementing the “Changing Lives Curriculum”.               Barrera, Assistant Athletic      team sports          supplies             May 2006                Coordinators regarding                  assignments by student
           (character ed curriculum)                                            Director, Tommy Ramirez                                                                            implementation                          athletes.
            [e, c, SW4]




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                        5
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     9.    LISD will address gang prevention strategies through                 Interim Director for Student      Director of          No funds needed     August 2005 –           Scheduling of class                     Through verification of
           implementation of programs developed by the Director of              Services, Julio A. Méndez,        Discipline                               May 2006                presentations, Sign-in forms            decreased gang activity as
           Discipline Management in collaboration with Behavioral               Director of Discipline            Management,                              (Monthly)               for audience, teachers and              indicated by placements in a
           Management Personnel.                                                Management, Elsa Arce             Police Chief,                                                    parents                                 DAEP.
           [e, f, c, SW4, SW5]                                                                                    Police Officers,
                                                                                                                  Campus
                                                                                                                  Administrators,
                                                                                                                  Teachers and
                                                                                                                  Behavioral
                                                                                                                  Specialists




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         6
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                     Resources                       Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation          Human                        Fiscal          Timeline

     10. Provide a comprehensive guidance program Pre – K through               Executive Director for          Campus               [XVII]               October 2005              Sign-in, agendas                        Number of participants who
         12 as per state mandate, TEC §33.001, §33.005, §33.006,                Accountability and Plan         Administrators,      Learning for         January 2006                                                      attend workshops.
         §33.007. Includes information on communication,                        Development, Rosaura            Counselors           Life - 32,000.
         interpersonal, and decision making skills, self esteem                 Rodriguez, Director of
         development, responsible behavior, etc. [e, f, c, SW4, SW5]            Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas                           Project Wisdom
                                                                                                                                     – 7,700.

     11. LISD will implement a Character Education program to                   Executive Director for          Campus               [XVII]                      09/23/05           Schedule of class                       Discipline data reports will
         include the following resources: Character Counts, Project             Accountability and Plan         Administrators,      Learning for                11/04/05           presentations, handouts,                show a decrease in the
         Wisdom, and Learning for Life. Teacher in grades 4, 5, 7 and           Development, Rosaura            Counselors,          Life - 32,000.              12/16/05           student referrals, sign-ins             number of discipline referrals
         9 will integrate the Learning for Life into the social studies         Rodriguez, Director of          Teachers                                         02/16/06           from group counseling                   by 5%.
         curriculum. Bullying, gang, and violence prevention will be            Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas                           Project Wisdom              04/07/06           sessions, counselors’
         targeted through character education.                                                                                       – 7,700.                    05/25/06           weekly planners
        [e, f, c, SW4, SW5]

     12. Provide staff development opportunities to counselors and              Executive Director for          Campus               [XVII]               October 2005              Sign-in, agendas                        Number of participants who
         teachers on Character Education activities. [b., e., SW 3, 4]          Accountability and Plan         Administrators       Learning for         January 2006                                                      attend workshops.
                                                                                Development, Rosaura                                 Life - 32,000.
                                                                                Rodriguez, Director of
                                                                                Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         7
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                     Resources                       Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation           Human                       Fiscal          Timeline

     13. LISD will address bullying prevention strategies through the           Executive Director for           Campus              [XVII]                      09/23/05           Schedule of class                       Discipline data reports will
          Comprehensive Guidance Program and the Character                      Accountability and Plan          Administrators,     Learning for                11/04/05           presentations, handouts,                show a decrease in the
          Education Program.                                                    Development, Rosaura             Counselors,         Life - 32,000.              12/16/05           student referrals, sign-ins             number of discipline referrals
         Counselors use primarily the Counselor Counts curriculum.              Rodriguez, Director of           Teachers                                        02/16/06           from group counseling                   by 5%.
         Teachers in grades 4, 5, 7 and 9 will integrate the Learning for       Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas,                          Project Wisdom              04/07/06           sessions, counselors’
         Life curriculum into the social studies curriculum. Project            Executive Principal, Guadalupe                       – 7,700.                    05/25/06           weekly planners
         Wisdom will also be used in the schools.                               Perez, Social Studies Academic
         [e., SW2, 4]                                                           Dean, Elias Alonzo

     14. LISD will address gang prevention strategies through the               Executive Director for           Campus              [XVII]                      09/23/05           Schedule of class                       Discipline data reports will
         Comprehensive Guidance Program and the Character                       Accountability and Plan          Administrators,     Learning for                11/04/05           presentations, handouts,                show a decrease in the
         Education program.                                                     Development, Rosaura             Counselors,         Life - 32,000.              12/16/05           student referrals, sign-ins             number of students placed at
         Counselors use primarily the Counselor Counts curriculum.              Rodriguez, Director of           Teachers                                        02/16/06           from group counseling                   Lara for gang related
         Teachers in grades 4, 5, 7 and 9 will integrate the Learning for       Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas,                          Project Wisdom              04/07/06           sessions, counselors’                   activities by 5%.
         Life curriculum into the social studies curriculum. Project            Executive Principal, Guadalupe                       – 7,700.                    05/25/06           weekly planners
         Wisdom will also be used in the schools.                               Perez, Social Studies Academic
         [e., SW 2, 4]                                                          Dean, Elias Alonzo




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         8
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                       Fiscal         Timeline

      15. Provide the band, orchestra programs with quality musical             Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 -             Inspect all fine arts                   100% of students
          instruments in order to better prepare students and be                Gunnoe, Campus                     Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               inventories and create a                participating the band or
          successful in competition.                                            Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                          needs assessment based on               orchestra will be using
          [b, c, d, g, SW1, SW10]                                               Coordinators                       Teachers;                                                       findings.                               instruments without having
                                                                                                                   Specialists;                                                                                            to share with other students.
                                                                                                                   Department                                                                                              There will be a 100%
                                                                                                                   Chairs;                                                                                                 increase in performance
                                                                                                                   Clinicians                                                                                              ratings by bands, orchestras
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and choirs which have scored
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a 2nd division or lower while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the 1st division groups will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           maintain their high ratings.

                                                                                Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 –             Review and revise current               100% of the students
     16.    Provide band, orchestra, choir and theater with the latest          Gunnoe, Campus                     Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               fine arts libraries.                    participating in band,
            performance and competition repertoire in order to give             Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                                                                  orchestra, choir or theater
            students a greater opportunity to succeed.                          Coordinators                       Teachers;                                                                                               will perform competitively
            [b, c, d, g, SW1, SW10]                                                                                Specialists;                                                                                            using repertoire which is
                                                                                                                   Department                                                                                              directly correlated to their
                                                                                                                   Chairs;                                                                                                 performance ability.
                                                                                                                   Clinicians




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         9
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                       Fiscal         Timeline

     17.    Teachers will improve their teaching strategies through             Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 –             Monitor instruction through             100% of teachers will be
            mentoring, monitoring and/or training.                              Gunnoe, Campus,                    Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               classroom visitation.                   mentored, observed or
            [a, b, c, d, SW1, SW2, SW3, SW4, SW9]                               Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                                                                  trained in order to improve
                                                                                Coordinators                       Teachers;                                                                                               their teaching skills and to
                                                                                                                   Specialists;                                                                                            broaden their knowledge
                                                                                                                   Department                                                                                              base.
                                                                                                                   Chairs;
                                                                                                                   Clinicians

     18. Teachers will improve their teaching strategies for the whole          Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 -             Monitor instruction through             100% of the teachers will
         child through staff development and workshops.                         Gunnoe, Campus                     Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               classroom visitation.                   receive training in the whole
         [a, b, c, d, SW1, SW2, SW3, SW4, SW9]                                  Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                                                                  child through staff
                                                                                Coordinators                       Teachers;                                                                                               development and workshops.
                                                                                                                   Specialists;
                                                                                                                   Department
                                                                                                                   Chairs;
                                                                                                                   Clinicians

     19.    Teachers will be trained in character education as part of the      Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 –             Monitor instruction through             100% of the teachers will
            education of the whole child.                                       Gunnoe,Campus                      Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               classroom visitation.                   attend training in the whole
            [a, b, c, d, e, f, SW2, SW3, SW4, SW5, SW8, SW9]                    Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                                                                  child through professional
                                                                                Coordinators                       Teachers;                                                                                               development workshops.
                                                                                                                   Specialists;                                                                                            There will be a 5% reduction
                                                                                                                   Department                                                                                              in fine arts students sent to
                                                                                                                   Chairs;                                                                                                 administration for referrals.
                                                                                                                   Clinicians


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                        10
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens
                               by increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                       Fiscal         Timeline

     20.    Cheer and dance students will have reduced fund raising             Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 –             Review current budget in all            There will be a 25%
            activities to provide funds for uniforms, accessories,              Gunnoe,Campus                      Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               areas of fine arts.                     reduction in fund raising for
            registration and travel expenses.                                   Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                                                                  cheer and dance students.
            [f, g, SW5, SW8, SW10]                                              Coordinators                       Teachers;
                                                                                                                   Specialists;
                                                                                                                   Department
                                                                                                                   Chairs;
                                                                                                                   Clinicians

     21.    Art teachers will participate in local art shows and                Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 –             Communication between                   100% of all art teachers will
            competitions as directed by campus administration and/or            Gunnoe,Campus                      Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               Director of Fine Arts and/or            participate in district
            director of fine arts.                                              Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                          campus administrators will              mandated performances,
            [b, c, d, e, f, g, SW1, SW3, SW5, SW9]                              Coordinators                       Teachers;                                                       be improved.                            displays, competitions,
                                                                                                                   Specialists;                                                                                            exhibits and/or shows.
                                                                                                                   Department
                                                                                                                   Chairs;
                                                                                                                   Clinicians

    22.    Elementary music teachers will receive training on the care          Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 –             Monitor instruction through             100% of the music teachers
           and use of the new instruments.                                      Gunnoe,Campus                      Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               classroom visitation.                   will participate in training in
           [a, b, c, e, SW3, SW4, SW9]                                          Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                                                                  the care and use of the Orff
                                                                                Coordinators                       Teachers;                                                                                               instruments.
                                                                                                                   Specialists;
                                                                                                                   Department
                                                                                                                   Chairs;
                                                                                                                   Clinicians



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                       11
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                       Fiscal         Timeline

     23.    Music classes currently taught by band directors will be            Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 -             FTEs for orchestra, music,              100% of the music classes
            assigned to secondary music teachers.                               Gunnoe,Campus                      Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               choir and dance classes will            offered by campuses will be
            [b, e, g, SW3, SW7, SW9, SW10]                                      Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                          be requested and justified              taught by music teachers and
                                                                                Coordinators                       Teachers;                                                       through a position action               not by band directors.
                                                                                                                   Specialists;                                                    form.
                                                                                                                   Department
                                                                                                                   Chairs;
                                                                                                                   Clinicians

    24.    Campuses missing fine arts programs (orchestra, music,               Director of Fine Arts, Victor D.   Campus              Allocation at       Aug. 2005 -             Program evaluation for all              100% of the campuses will
            choir, dance) will have a complete fine arts department at          Gunnoe,Campus                      Administrators;     campuses            July 2006               fine arts courses.                      have a complete fine arts
            their campus.                                                       Administrators, Vertical Team      Campus                                                                                                  department.
            [a, e, g, SW3, SW7, SW9, SW10]                                      Coordinators                       Teachers;
                                                                                                                   Specialists;
                                                                                                                   Department
                                                                                                                   Chairs;
                                                                                                                   Clinicians




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         12
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                        Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal           Timeline

     25.     Health Services Staff will receive training on “60 second          Health Services Coordinator,      Health Services      VII, XIII             March 2005              Identify trainer                        100% of staff will be trained
            physical assessment” (quick assessment of all body systems          Patricia C. Keck                  Coordinator and                                                    Set timeline for training               by May 2005
            during each student-health services staff interaction).                                               Health Services
            [b, c, d, SW4]                                                                                        Staff

     26.     Students’ health concerns will be input into School Max. As                                          School Max           VII, XIII             January – May           Set meeting with School                 100% of students’ health
            a result, students with health conditions can be readily            Health Services Coordinator,      Consultant;                                2005                    Max Consultant                          concerns will be input into
            identified by campus RNs in order to receive appropriate            Patricia C. Keck                  Health Services                                                                                            School Max Health module
            school health services.                                                                               Coordinator;                                                       Purchase ICD-9 codebooks
            [a, c, d, SW2]                                                                                        Information
                                                                                                                  Technology                                                         Set training meetings with
                                                                                                                  Programmers;                                                       campus RNs
                                                                                                                  campus RNs
                                                                                                                                                                                     Include inputting of
                                                                                                                                                                                     concerns into Monthly Plan
                                                                                                                                                                                     of Activities

                                                                                                                                                                                     Receive copies of campus
                                                                                                                                                                                     health concerns report
                                                                                                                                                                                     generated from School Max




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         13
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     27.    Health Services Staff will identify health concerns which           Health Services Coordinator,       Health Services      None                January –               Set timeline for identifying            100% of students’ health
            require establishment of school health management plan of           Patricia C. Keck                   Coordinator and                          May 2005                health concerns requiring               concerns will be identified
            care.                                                                                                  Campus RNs                                                       management plans                        via School Max reports.
            [d, e, SW1, SW2, SW3]
                                                                                                                                                                                    Obtain School Max report
                                                                                                                                                                                    listing health concerns of              List of health concerns
                                                                                                                                                                                    students enrolled in LISD               requiring health management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            plans will be available by end
                                                                                                                                                                                    Meet with RNs to determine              of 05-06 school year.
                                                                                                                                                                                    which health concerns
                                                                                                                                                                                    require school management
                                                                                                                                                                                    plans

     28.    Student state-mandated health screening information will            Health Services Coordinator,       Health Services      None                December – May          Set timeline for                        100% of student health
            be input into student’s School Max health information.              Patricia C,. Keck Information      Coordinator;                             2005                    programming modification                screenings for 5th, 8th, and 9th
            [d, SW1, SW2]                                                       Technology                         Information                                                      of Health module                        graders will be input into
                                                                                                                   Technology                                                                                               School Max
                                                                                                                   Programmers                                                      Train RNs on inputting of
                                                                                                                   Campus RNs                                                       health screenings

                                                                                                                                                                                    Include inputting of 5th
                                                                                                                                                                                    grade, 8th grade, and 9th
                                                                                                                                                                                    grade health screenings into
                                                                                                                                                                                    Monthly Plan of Activities

                                                                                                                                                                                    School Max health module
                                                                                                                                                                                    will support input of state-
                                                                                                                                                                                    mandated screenings

              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                    14
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                    Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                    Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation         Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     29. Health Services Department will work in coordination                   Athletic Director, Sylvia      Health Services      None identified     November –              Meeting with Bienestar staff            100% of elementary
         with other departments to establish a Coordinated School               Barrera                        Coordinator,                             August 2005             will be held to review status           campuses will implement
         Health Program by September 2007.                                                                     Athletic                                                         of NIH grant which allows               either Bienestar or Great
         [a, b, SW2, SW3]                                                                                      Director                                                         LISD to test 2 TEA                      Body Shop as part of
                                                                                                                                                                                approved Coordinated                    National Institute of Health
                                                                                                                                                                                School Health programs                  Grant
                                                                                                                                                                                (Bienestar and Great Body                             or
                                                                                                                                                                                Shop) at all elementary                 100% of elementary
                                                                                                                                                                                schools                                 campuses will have plan in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        place for implementation of
                                                                                                                                                                                LISD staff will discuss                 TEA approved program by
                                                                                                                                                                                alternate plans in case NIH             06-07
                                                                                                                                                                                grant does not materialize
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Program evaluation for 2 out
                                                                                                                                                                                Pilot of Bienestar program              of 2 campuses involved in
                                                                                                                                                                                will continue at 2 campuses             Bienestar pilot program will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        be complete.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                             PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment              SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy         SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff      SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development       SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement    SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                   15
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                   Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                   Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation        Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

                                                                                                                                                                               Campus nurses at
                                                                                                                                                                               Bienestar pilot
                                                                                                                                                                               campuses will work in
                                                                                                                                                                               coordination with
                                                                                                                                                                               campus staff to
                                                                                                                                                                               implement pilot
                                                                                                                                                                               program.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                        16
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                       Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal          Timeline

     30.    LISD will provide individual counseling, peer counseling            PEP Coordinator, Patricia Y.      Counselor            XIII Salaries        8/1/05-8/31/06          Daily Contact logs                      There will be 100% PEP
            and self-help programs designed to improve school                   Raymond                                                                     Individual              Sign in sheets                          student participation in
            attendance, increase graduation rates, and enhance parenting                                          Nurse                VII Salaries         Counseling                                                      counseling programs and
            skills for students who are pregnant or a parent and at risk of                                                                                                         Student Individual                      services.
            dropping out of school.                                                                                                    XI 4000.00           03/03/06                Education & Career
            [f,SW8]                                                                                                                                         Peer Counseling         Portfolios on file
                                                                                                                                                            (Field Trip with
                                                                                                                                                            United PEP              Monthly Review of PEIMS
                                                                                                                                                            Program)                Data

                                                                                                                                                            11/18/05; 1/27/06       PEP Participant Survey in
                                                                                                                                                            Self-Help Classes:      May on Program
                                                                                                                                                            Infant CPR,             Effectiveness
                                                                                                                                                            Career                  Self- Assessment in May
                                                                                                                                                            Planning/Intervie
                                                                                                                                                            wing Skills, and        Daily monitoring of PEP
                                                                                                                                                            “How to Deal            participant (numbers and
                                                                                                                                                            Stress Related to       activities) for PEP Grant
                                                                                                                                                            Teen Parenting”         Final Report for TEA




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         17
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE A:                   LISD will promote a focus on the whole child through enhancement of programs in the areas of health and character education that will foster responsible citizens by
                               increasing the graduation by 3%.

                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                        Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal           Timeline

    31.    LISD will provide career counseling and job-readiness                PEP Coordinator, Patricia Y.      Counselor            XIII Salaries         09/01/05-08/31/06       Daily Contact Logs;                     Will provide career
            training to students who are pregnant or a parent and at risk       Raymond                                                                      Individual              Sign in                                 counseling and job-training
           of dropping out of school.                                                                             Texas                VII 6000              Counseling in           Sheets for                              experiences for 100% of the
           [b,SW8]                                                                                                Workforce                                  schools                 “Burgers, Banking                       PEP participants.
                                                                                                                  Center               XI 500.00                                     & Beyond”;
                                                                                                                                                             Burgers, Banking        Listing of CTE scheduled
                                                                                                                                                             & Beyond                course work;
                                                                                                                                                             12/02/05                Student
                                                                                                                                                             01/07/06                Individual
                                                                                                                                                             01/12/06                Education & Career
                                                                                                                                                                                     Portfolios;
                                                                                                                                                             Pro For A Day           PEP Participant Survey in
                                                                                                                                                             03/05/06                May;
                                                                                                                                                                                     Self-Assessment in May;
                                                                                                                                                                                     Daily monitoring of PEP
                                                                                                                                                                                     Participants (numbers and
                                                                                                                                                                                     activities involved in for
                                                                                                                                                                                     PEP Grant Final Report to
                                                                                                                                                                                     TEA)




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE B:                   LISD will promote a safe, drug free environment that is conducive to learning, consequently reducing disciplinary drug referrals by 5% per year.


                                                                                         Responsible for                     Resources                       Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation           Human                       Fiscal          Timeline

     1.   Provide a comprehensive guidance program Pre – K through              Executive Director for           Campus              No funds                    09/23/05           The disciplinary data reports           Discipline data reports will
          12 as per state mandate, TEC §33.001, §33.005, §33.006,               Accountability and Plan          Administrators,     required                    11/04/05           will show a decrease in the             decrease the number of
          §33.007. Includes information on communication,                       Development, Rosaura             Counselors                                      12/16/05           number of disciplinary                  disciplinary referrals by 5%.
          interpersonal, and decision making skills, self esteem                Rodriguez, Director of                                                           02/16/06           referrals in December of
          development, responsible behavior, etc.                               Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas                                                       04/07/06           2005.
          [e, f, c, SW4, SW5]                                                                                                                                    05/25/06

                                                                                Executive Director for           Campus              [XVII]                      09/23/05           Schedule of class                       Discipline data reports will
     2.   LISD will implement a Character Education program to                  Accountability and Plan          Administrators,     Learning for                11/04/05           presentations, handouts,                decrease of 5% in the number
          include the following resources: Character Counts, Project            Development, Rosaura             Counselors          Life - 32,000.              12/16/05           student referrals,                      of discipline referrals.
          Wisdom, and Learning for Life. Teacher in grades 4, 5, 7 and          Rodriguez, Director of                                                           02/16/06           counselors’ weekly
          9 will integrate the Learning for Life into the social studies        Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas,                          Project Wisdom              04/07/06           planners, teachers’ lesson
          curriculum. Bullying, gang, and violence prevention will be           Executive Principal, Guadalupe                       – 7,700.                    05/25/06           plans
          targeted through character education.                                 Perez, Social Studies Academic
          [e, f, c, SW4, SW5]                                                   Dean, Elias Alonzo

                                                                                Executive Director for           Campus              No funds             As needed                 Respond to a campus crisis              Postvention evaluation
     3.    Activate the Counselor Crisis Teams to respond to a student          Accountability and Plan          Administrators,     required                                       when necessary                          process.
           crisis on a campus. Examples include death of a student or           Development, Rosaura             Counselors
           campus staff member. [e, f, c, SW4]                                  Rodriguez, Director of
                                                                                Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE B:                   LISD will promote a safe, drug free environment that is conducive to learning, consequently reducing disciplinary drug referrals by 5% per year.


                                                                                         Responsible for                     Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation          Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     4.    Provide drug education presentations to staff, parents and           Executive Director for          Campus               [XVII]                     09/23/05           Sign-in, agendas, schedule              Number of presentations for
           students that include identification, effects of drugs, etc.         Accountability and Plan         Administrators,      1,240.                     11/04/05           of class presentations                  students, parents, and staff.
           Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors will use Too                 Development, Rosaura            Licensed                                        12/16/05
           Good For Drugs Curriculum with 5th and 8th graders.                  Rodriguez, Director of          Chemical             [VII]                      02/16/06
           [e, f, c, SW5, SW4]                                                  Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas      Dependency           1,180.                     04/07/06
                                                                                                                Counselors                                      05/25/06




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         20
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE B:                   LISD will promote a safe, drug free environment that is conducive to learning, consequently reducing disciplinary drug referrals by 5% per year.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                        Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal           Timeline

     5.    School RNs and LVN will be certified as American Heart               Health Services Coordinator,      Health Services      VII, XIII             December –              Establish contact with                  100% of Health Services
           Association First Aid Instructors [a, b, c, SW2, SW3, SW4]           Patricia C. Keck                  Coordinator;                               August 2005             TAMIU American Heart                    RNs and LVNs will be
                                                                                                                  TAMIU                                                              Association Training Center             certified as AHA Heartsaver
                                                                                                                  American Heart                                                                                             First Aid Instructors by
                                                                                                                  Association                                                        Determine Requirements for              August, 2005
                                                                                                                  Training Center                                                    certification

                                                                                                                                                                                     Determine budgetary
                                                                                                                                                                                     requirements for
                                                                                                                                                                                     implementation

                                                                                                                                                                                     Set training schedule for
                                                                                                                                                                                     certification




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         21
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE B:                   LISD will promote a safe, drug free environment that is conducive to learning, consequently reducing disciplinary drug referrals by 5% per year.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                        Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal           Timeline

     6.    School health services staff will receive training on health         Health Services Coordinator,      Health Services      VII, XIII             December – May          Set timeline for training               100% of staff will be trained
           care, disciplinary procedures, and rehabilitation services           Patricia C. Keck                  Coordinator;                               2005                                                            on health care of students
           available for students who may be under the influence of                                               Guidance                                                           Identify professional health            who may be under the
           illegal substances.                                                                                    Counselor;                                                         consultant for staff                    influence
           [ a, e, SW4]                                                                                           Student Services                                                   development
                                                                                                                  Director;                                                                                                  100% of staff will be trained
                                                                                                                  Campus Health                                                      Identify LISD disciplinary              on LISD disciplinary
                                                                                                                  Services Staff                                                     guidelines for students who             procedures for students who
                                                                                                                                                                                     are under the influence                 are under the influence

                                                                                                                                                                                     Identify community                      100% of staff will be trained
                                                                                                                                                                                     rehabilitation resources                on available community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             rehabilitation resources
                                                                                                                                                                                     Train staff on health care of
                                                                                                                                                                                     students who may be under
                                                                                                                                                                                     the influence, on LISD
                                                                                                                                                                                     disciplinary procedures
                                                                                                                                                                                     related to students who may
                                                                                                                                                                                     be under the influence, and
                                                                                                                                                                                     on available community
                                                                                                                                                                                     rehabilitation resources




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         22
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE C:                   LISD’s PEIMS report will reflect an annual 5% reduction of behavioral referrals throughout the next five years.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     1.    LISD will disaggregate data from the PEIMS 425 record and            Interim Director for Student      Principals,          No funds needed            09/23/05           Data to be assessed after               Accuracy of report at 100%
           identify programs and/or procedures aligned to data results          Services, Julio A. Méndez         Assistant                                       11/04/05           first semester                          at the end of the year 2006.
           that will serve as preventive measures.                                                                Principals,                                     12/16/05
           [d, SW1, SW7]                                                                                          Hearing Officer,                                02/16/06
                                                                                                                  PEIMS                                           04/07/06
                                                                                                                  Coordinator                                     05/25/06

     2.    LISD will use discretionary expulsion when an assault is             Interim Director for Student      Hearing Officer,     No funds needed     August 2005 –             Police Report information               Expulsion hearing for assault
           committed against a district employee.                               Services, Julio A. Méndez         Principals,                              May 2006                  confirming 22.01 Penal                  on school employees. JJAEP
           [d, e, SW1]                                                                                            Assistant                                (as it occurs)            Code - assault                          will decrease by 10% from
                                                                                                                  Principals                                                                                                 previous year.

     3.    LISD will monitor special populations relative to referral for       Interim Director for Student      Director of          No funds needed            09/23/05           PEIMS 425 Records will be               Hearing Officer Reports and
           disciplinary actions:                                                Services, Julio A. Méndez         Bilingual                                       11/04/05           reviewed at mid year to                 PEIMS 425 records will be
           Special Education          At-Risk                                                                     Education,                                      12/16/05           assess each of the special              reviewed at end of year
           Bilingual/ESL              Migrant                                                                     Director of                                     02/16/06           populations                             05/26/06 for each special
           Title I                    Immigrant                                                                   Federal                                         04/07/06                                                   population group. The
           Gifted/Talented            Dyslexia                                                                    Programs,                                       05/25/06                                                   percentage of special
           504                                                                                                    Gifted/Talented                                                                                            population student referred to
           [a, b, c, SW8]                                                                                         Coordinator,                                                                                               discipline will show 5%
                                                                                                                  504/Dyslexia                                                                                               reduction.
                                                                                                                  Coordinator,
                                                                                                                  Director of
                                                                                                                  Guidance/At
                                                                                                                  Risk
                                                                                                                  Coordinator,



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         23
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE C:                   LISD’s PEIMS report will reflect an annual 5% reduction of behavioral referrals throughout the next five years.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

                                                                                                                  Information
                                                                                                                  Technology,
                                                                                                                  Principals,
                                                                                                                  Assistant
                                                                                                                  Principals,
                                                                                                                  Director of
                                                                                                                  Special
                                                                                                                  Education

     4.    LISD will support and expect consistent enforcement of the           Interim Director for Student      Hearing Officer,     No funds needed            09/23/05           Review report at the end of             End of year report will show
           Code of Conduct as evidence by:                                      Services, Julio A. Méndez         PEIMS                                           11/04/05           each six weeks or semester              100% of enforcement of
           · Desegregation of discipline data                                                                     Coordinator,                                    12/16/05           depending area                          Student Code of Conduct
           · Uniform collection of relevant discipline data                                                       F. S. Lara                                      02/16/06
           [e, f, SW5]                                                                                            Academy                                         04/07/06
                                                                                                                                                                  05/25/06

     5.    LISD will promote classroom management enhancement                   Interim Director for Student      Chief of Police,     No funds needed     August 2005 –             Mid-Year Training                       End of year Report,
           through staff development specifically focused on:                   Services, Julio A. Méndez,        Hearing Officer,                         May 2006                  Sessions, Safe and Drug                 Discipline Reports, Licensed
           · TEC Chapter 37                                                     Director of Discipline            Director of                              Weekly/Monthly            Free LISD PD Reports,                   Chemical Dependency
           · Code of Conduct                                                    Management, Elsa Arce             Guidance and                                                       Hearings Officer’s Report,              Counselor (LCDC), Parent
           · Effective Discipline Practices                                                                       Counseling/At                                                      Sign-in Sheets                          Presentations, Gang
           · Violence Prevention                                                                                  Risk                                                               Will show improved                      Awareness Presentations,
           · Bullying                                                                                             Coordinators,                                                      academic success and less               Crime Stoppers Reports
           [e, f, SW5]                                                                                            Crime Stoppers                                                     disciplinary referrals.
                                                                                                                  Coordinator,
                                                                                                                  Campus
                                                                                                                  Administrators


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                       24
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE C:                   LISD’s PEIMS report will reflect an annual 5% reduction of behavioral referrals throughout the next five years.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     6.    LISD In-School Suspension (ISS) students will be closely             Interim Director for Student      Hearing Officer,     No funds needed     August 2005 –           Number of students placed               End of year evaluation
           supervised in a controlled environment and provided with             Services, Julio A. Méndez         Principals,                              May 2006                in ISS four times out of the
           academic assistance as needed.                                                                         Assistant                                (Four times a           year.
           [e]                                                                                                    Principals                               year, August,
                                                                                                                                                           December,
                                                                                                                                                           January, May)




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                               LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                   DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                       25
                                                                                                             2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE C:                   LISD’s PEIMS report will reflect an annual 5% reduction of behavioral referrals throughout the next five years.


                                                                                          Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                          Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     7.     LISD will provide training for teachers in the classroom             Interim Director for Student      Campus               No funds needed     August 2005 –           Sign-ins, agendas, ERO                  PEIMS reports will reflect a
            through strategies in behavioral management.                         Services, Julio A. Méndez,        Administrators                           May 2006                registration                            reduction in behavioral
           [e, SW4]                                                              Director for Discipline           and Behavioral                           Weekly, as                                                      referrals
                                                                                 Management, Elsa Arce             Specialists                              requested by
                                                                                                                                                            principals

     8.     LISD Discipline Management Department will address                   Interim Director for Student      Director of          No funds needed     August 2005 –           Schedule of class                       PEIMS reports will reflect a
            bullying prevention strategies at all campuses in the district.      Services, Julio A. Méndez,        Guidance and                             May 2006                presentations and student               reduction in behavioral
           [e, SW5]                                                              Director for Discipline           Counseling,                              Weekly, as              rosters                                 referrals
                                                                                 Management, Elsa Arce             Campus                                   requested by
                                                                                                                   Administrators                           principals
                                                                                                                   and Behavioral
                                                                                                                   Specialists

     9.    LISD will continue their Inter-local agreements with the city,        Interim Director of Student       Campus               JJAEP:              August 2005 –           Monitoring of students                  Number of repeaters to the
           county courts and other local service organizations.                  Services, Julio A. Méndez         Administrator,       220,000.            May 2006                served. By monthly agency               program.
            · JJAEP M.O.U.                                                                                         Hearing Officer,     WCAJF:              Weekly                  reports.
            · City of Laredo                                                                                       Crime Stoppers       192,000.
            · SMART Path for At Risk (night court)                                                                 Coordinator          SMART Path
            [e., f., SW5, SW8]                                                                                                          for At Risk
                                                                                                                                        Students
                                                                                                                                        106,664




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                      SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                    SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement    SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation       SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                     SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                              SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                            26
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE C:                   LISD’s PEIMS report will reflect an annual 5% reduction of behavioral referrals throughout the next five years.


                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                       Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                           Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                        Fiscal          Timeline

     10. Provide a comprehensive guidance program Pre – K through               Executive Director for             Campus,              [XVII]                      09/23/05           Mid-Year Report                         End of Year Report
         12 as per state mandate, TEC §33.001, §33.005, §33.006,                Accountability and Plan            Teachers,            Learning for                11/04/05
         §33.007. Includes information on communication,                        Development, Rosaura               Counselors           Life – 32,000.              12/16/05
         interpersonal, and decision making skills, self esteem                 Rodriguez, Director of                                                              02/16/06
         development, responsible behavior, etc. [e, f, c, SW4, SW5]            Guidance/At Risk Coordinator,                           Project Wisdom              04/07/06
                                                                                Rosa M. Cardenas, Executive                             – 7,700.00                  05/25/06
                                                                                Principal, Guadalupe Perez,
                                                                                Social Studies Academic Dean,
                                                                                Elias Alonzo

     11. LISD will implement a Character Education program to                   Executive Director for             Campus               No funds needed             09/23/05           Number of disciplinary                  Disciplinary referrals will
         include the following resources: Character Counts, Project             Accountability and Plan            Administrators,                                  11/04/05           referrals.                              decrease by 2%.
         Wisdom, and Learning for Life. Teacher in grades 4, 5, 7               Development, Rosaura               Counselors                                       12/16/05
         and 9 will integrate the Learning for Life into the social             Rodriguez, Director of                                                              02/16/06
         studies curriculum. Bullying, gang, and violence prevention            Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas                                                          04/07/06
         will be targeted through character education.                                                                                                              05/25/06
        [e, f, c, SW4, SW5]

     12. LISD will implement a Character Education Program.                     Executive Director for             Campus               [XVII]                      09/23/05           Schedule of class                       Truancy will decrease by 2%.
         Counselors use primarily the Character Counts Curriculum.              Accountability and Plan            Administrators,      Learning for                11/04/05           presentations, handouts,
         Teachers in grades 4, 5, 7 and 9 will integrate the Learning for       Development, Rosaura               Counselors           Life - 32,000.              12/16/05           student referrals,
         Life curriculum into the social studies curriculum. Project            Rodriguez, Director of                                                              02/16/06           counselors’ weekly
         Wisdom will also be used at the schools.                               Guidance, Rosa M. Cardenas,                             Project Wisdom              04/07/06           planners, teachers’ lesson
                                                                                Executive Principal, Guadalupe                          – 7,700.                    05/25/06           plans
                                                                                Perez, Social Studies




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                    PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE D:                   LISD’s Police Department will ensure efficient supervision and safety for all our personnel and facilities by reducing incident reports by 10% annually.


                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                          Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     1.    LISD in conjunction with Center for Safe Communities and             Interim Director for Student       Administration,      561,000.                    July 11 – 13      Core Group attended                     Participants received
           Schools, Texas State University, TEEX of Texas A & M                 Services, Julio A. Méndez and      Principals, Asst.    [XIX] State                 July 14 – 15      · Incident Command                      certificates of completion
           University, and the Office of the Governor of the State of           staff                              Principals,          Governor’s                  July 18 – 20      · Emergency Operation                   from Center for Safe
           Texas, conducted a Pilot Program (PROJECT PROTECT) to:                                                  Teachers,            Fund                        July 25 – 26        Plan                                  Communities and Schools
           · Provide a continuum of training to administrators, staff,                                             Counselors and                                  July 22 –          · Vulnerability Assessment              (Texas State University) and
              teachers and students.                                                                               Nursing Staff                                   Aug. 2             · Drug & Behavior                       TEEX (Texas A & M
           · Build incident command relationships between schools                                                                                                  Aug. 29 – 30         Recognition                           University)
              and public safety responders.                                                                                                                                           · Disruptive Student ·
           · Develop Emergency Procedure Plans (EDP)                                                                                                                                    Management
           · Home Land Security Issues                                                                                                                                                · Emergency Aftermath and
                                                                                                                                                                                        Recovery
                     Courses                                                                                       Administration,                                                      125 participants
                     Incident Command (20 hrs)                                                                     Principals, Asst.
                     Emergency Operation Plan (16 hrs)                                                             Principals,                                                        · Disruptive Students
                     Vulnerability Assessment (24 hrs)                                                             Teachers,                                                            207 participants
                     Drug & Behavior Recognition (24 hrs)                                                          Counselors,
                     Disruptive Student Management (8 hrs)                                                         Nursing Staff                                                      · Emergency Aftermath
                     Emergency Aftermath and Recovery (16 hrs)                                                                                                                          Core 125 participants
            [e, f, SW3, SW4]




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                   PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE D:                   LISD’s Police Department will ensure efficient supervision and safety for all our personnel and facilities by reducing incident reports by 10% annually.


                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     2.    LISD’s Police Department participated in the ALERRT                  Interim Director for Student       Police Chief and     Pilot Grant         August 3 -4, 2005       Twenty seven police                     ALERRT TEEX
           Active Shooter Response Course and instruction of Weapons            Services, Julio A. Méndez and      Police Officers      PROJECT                                     officers participated in the            Personnel field evaluation
           of Mass Destruction. (16 hrs)                                        staff                                                   PROTECT                                     course.
           [e, f, SW3]                                                                                                                                                                                                      TCLEOSE Certification for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Active Shooter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Response/Weapons of mass
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            destruction.

     3.    LISD students participated in a presentation especially              Interim Director for Student       Student leaders -    Pilot Grant         August 31, 2005         Two hundred students per                Student participation in the
           designed for Avoid, Deny and Defend (2 hrs)                          Services, Julio A. Méndez and      From each of         PROJECT                                     high school for a total of              Q & A and student
           [e]                                                                  staff                              the three high       PROTECT                                     600 students                            evaluations
                                                                                                                   school campuses




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE D:                   LISD’s Police Department will ensure efficient supervision and safety for all our personnel and facilities by reducing incident reports by 10% annually.

                                                                                         Responsible for                         Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation              Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     4.    LISD’s Police Department’s participation in mandatory                Interim Director for Student        Police Chief and     [XIX] Other         August 2005             Received certification to               Enhance of job performance
           training for Law Enforcement Certification.                          Services, Julio A. Méndez,          Police Officers      S.T.D.C.                                    extend peace officer’s duties
            [f, SW3]                                                            Police Chief, Hector Rodriguez

     5.    LISD’s Police Department will work together with the Safety          Interim Director for Student        Police Officers      No funds needed     August 2005 –           Ensure all campus and                   Decreased traffic congestion
           Department in addressing traffic safety, ensure traffic rules        Services, Julio A. Méndez,                                                   July 2006               departments comply with all             and accidents
           and regulations are in compliance with city ordinance, ensure        Police Chief, Hector Rodriguez                                               Monthly meetings        traffic rules and regulations
           training of crossing guards.
           [f, SW3]

     6.    LISD’s through the Police Department will ensure physical            Interim Director for Student        Police Chief and     No funds needed     August 2005 –           Number of reporting                     Decreased number of
           safety at all campuses by maintaining Police and Security            Services, Julio A. Méndez,          Police Officers                          July 2006               incidents involving safety              incidents
           Guards at the elementary, middle and the high school in              Director of Discipline                                                                               violations
           appropriate ratios.                                                  Management, Elsa Arce, Police
           [e, f, SW3]                                                          Chief, Hector Rodriguez

     7.    LISD’s Police Department will continue to provide safety             Interim Director for Student        Police Chief and     No funds needed     August 2005 –           Utilization of safety codes,            Reduced numbers of incident
           standards in an effort to assist the LISD Safety Department to       Services, Julio A. Méndez,          Police Officers                          July 2006               local and national safety               reports
           secure all buildings and schools in the district.                    Director of Discipline                                                                               codes and application of
           [e, f]                                                               Management, Elsa Arce, Police                                                                        appropriate penal codes
                                                                                Chief, Hector Rodriguez

     8.    LISD’s Police Department underwent and will continue                 Interim Director for Student        Police Chief and     [VII]               October 1, 2005         Police Department will be               An increased acceptance of
           training on Customer Service to provide exemplary rapport            Services, Julio A. Méndez,          Police Officers      2,500.                                      monitored on their inter-               the police force at large as
           with administration, teachers, students and parents.                 Police Chief, Hector Rodriguez                                                                       personal responses to                   indicated by absence of
            [e, f, SW4]                                                                                                                                                              community at large by                   negative reports.
                                                                                                                                                                                     meetings to be held with
                                                                                                                                                                                     campus administration.

              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                   SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy              SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff           SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development            SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement         SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE D:                   LISD’s Police Department will ensure efficient supervision and safety for all our personnel and facilities by reducing incident reports by 10% annually.


                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     9.    LISD Police Department will continue to provide                      Interim Director for Student       Police Chief and     No funds needed     Staff development       Lead Officers will perform              Debriefing after every critical
           opportunities for workshops and other programs in order to           Services, Julio A. Méndez,         Police Officers                          meetings                evaluations of their                    incidence. Application of
           enhance the performance of its officers in the line of duty.         Director of Discipline                                                      August 8 – 9,           individual groups on a                  skills learning during
           [e, f, SW3]                                                          Management, Elsa Arce, Police                                               2005                    monthly basis.                          workshops.
                                                                                Chief, Hector Rodriguez                                                     11/11/05
                                                                                                                                                            01/16/06
                                                                                                                                                            02/10/06

     10. LISD Athletic Department in conjunction with LISD Police               Interim Director for Student       Police Chief and     No funds needed     August 2005 –           Weekly meeting with LISD                Decrease of incidents at
         Department will implement a security action plan for all               Services, Julio A. Méndez,         Athletic                                 May 2006                Police Department to                    athletic events by 50%.
         athletic activities.                                                   Director of Discipline             Director                                 On a weekly basis       coordinate assignments.
         [d, e, SW10]                                                           Management, Elsa Arce,
                                                                                Athletic Director, Sylvia
                                                                                Barrera




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE E:                   LISD will reduce truancy by 2% overall and will maintain a dropout rate no higher than 1.5% in the next five years.


                                                                                         Responsible for                      Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation           Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     1.    LISD Elementary and secondary teachers will call parents to          Interim Director of Student      Attendance           No funds needed     August 2005 –           Number of conference                    Number of conference forms
           advice of absences and request conferences as needed, in an          Services, Julio A. Méndez,       Officers Field                           May 2006                forms in teachers portfolio             in teachers portfolio at the
           effort to prevent excessive truancy and loss of instructional        Attendance Officers Field        Supervisor,                              Weekly                  at the end of the first                 end of school year.
           time.                                                                Supervisor, José M. Gámez        Principals,                                                      semester.
           [e., f., SW5, SW8]                                                                                    Assistant
                                                                                                                 Principals


     2.    LISD will continue their Inter-local agreements with the city,       Interim Director of Student      Campus               JJAEP:              August 2005 –           Monitoring of students                  Number of repeaters to the
           county courts and other local service organizations.                 Services, Julio A. Méndez        Administrator,       220,000.            May 2006                served. By monthly agency               program.
           · Webb County Area Justice Foundation                                                                 Hearing Officer,     WCAJF:              Weekly                  reports.
           · SMART Path for At Risk (night court)                                                                Crime Stoppers       192,000.
           [e., f., SW5, SW8]                                                                                    Coordinator          SMART Path
                                                                                                                                      for At Risk
                                                                                                                                      Students
                                                                                                                                      106,664

     3.    LISD Attendance officers will increase the number of home            Interim Director of Student      Hearing Officer,     No funds needed     August 2004 –           Monitoring of attendance                Number of warning letters
           visits in a proactive attempt to prevent drop out and improve        Services, Julio A. Méndez        Attendance                               May 2006                officers through weekly                 created and cases filed in
           attendance.                                                                                           Officers Field                           Daily                   performance reports.                    court.
           [e., f., SW5]                                                                                         Supervisor,
                                                                                                                 Principals,
                                                                                                                 Assistant
                                                                                                                 Principals




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE E:                   LISD will reduce truancy by 2% overall and will maintain a dropout rate no higher than 1.5% in the next five years.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     4.    Health Services staff will receive training on protocols for         Health Services Coordinator,      Health Services      None                January – May           Set timeline for training               100% of Health Services
           appropriate exclusion from school for reasons of health.             Patricia Keck                     Coordinator;                             2005                                                            staff will receive training on
                                                                                                                  Health Services                                                  Identify appropriate                    appropriate exclusion from
           [a, b, c, d, e, SW2, SW2]                                                                              Staff                                                            resources to use in Board               school for reasons of health
                                                                                                                                                                                   Policy, Texas statutes, and
                                                                                                                                                                                   National Association of
                                                                                                                                                                                   School Nurses manual

                                                                                Health Services Coordinator,      Health Services      None                January – August,       Identify persons responsible            100% of Health Services
       5. LISD Health Services will work cooperatively with                     Patricia Keck                     Coordinator;                             2005                    for demographic data input              staff will be aware of written
          attendance clerks and teachers to maintain current student                                              Information                                                      to School Max                           procedure allowing for
          addresses and telephone information.                                                                    Technology;                                                                                              update of School Max
          [e, SW2, SW4]                                                                                           Campus Data                                                      Work with that person to                demographic data
                                                                                                                  Input Clerks;                                                    articulate a procedure
                                                                                                                  Teachers;                                                        whereby health services
                                                                                                                  Campus Health                                                    staff, teachers, and data
                                                                                                                  Services staff                                                   input clerks can all
                                                                                                                                                                                   communicate information
                                                                                                                                                                                   with each other regarding
                                                                                                                                                                                   changes to student addresses
                                                                                                                                                                                   and/or telephone numbers

                                                                                                                                                                                   Set training schedule to alert
                                                                                                                                                                                   Health Services Staff to new
                                                                                                                                                                                   procedure




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                               LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                   DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN
                                                                                                             2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE E:                   LISD will reduce truancy by 2% overall and will maintain a dropout rate no higher than 1.5% in the next five years.


                                                                                          Responsible for                       Resources                        Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                          Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                          Implementation            Human                        Fiscal           Timeline

     6..    LISD will provide childcare on the campus or at a childcare          PEP Coordinator, Patricia Y.      Daycare              VII Salaries          09/01/05 -              TDFRS                                   100% of students in need of
            facility in close proximity to the campus for the children of        Raymond                           Directors (3)            5,000             08/31/06                Licensing                               daycare services and without
            students who are pregnant or a parent and at risk.                                                                                                                        Reports                                 resources available to them
                                                                                                                   Daycare              III Salaries                                                                          will have their children
                      Cigarroa P.E.P. Childcare Center                                                             Providers                                                          Daily Attendance                        enrolled in a LISD PEP
                      F.S. Lara P.E.P. Childcare Center                                                                                 XIX 40,000                                    Logs                                    Childcare Center.
                      Martin P.E.P. Childcare Center                                                               Matron                   Salaries
                                                                                                                                                                                      Monthly review of
                                         [e,SW8]                                                                   TDFRS                XI 36,500                                     AD 376 report

                                                                                                                                                                                      Monthly review of
                                                                                                                                                                                      AD 125 report

                                                                                                                                                                                      PEP Participant Survey in
                                                                                                                                                                                      May on Program
                                                                                                                                                                                      Effectiveness

                                                                                                                                                                                      Self-Assessment in May

                                                                                                                                                                                      Daily monitoring of PEP
                                                                                                                                                                                      Participant (number and
                                                                                                                                                                                      activities involved in for
                                                                                                                                                                                      PEP Grant Final End of the
                                                                                                                                                                                      Year Report to TEA)




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                      SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership               e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                    f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations    g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                     SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                              SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE E:                   LISD will reduce truancy by 2% overall and will maintain a dropout rate no higher than 1.5% in the next five years.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     7.    LISD will provide transportation to and from the campus or           PEP Coordinator, Patricia Y.      Community            XI 3200             09/01/05 -              Daily Student                           100% of the children of
           childcare facility for the children of students who are              Raymond                           Liaison                 Salaries         08/31/06                Service                                 students enrolled in one of
           pregnant or a parent and at risk of dropping out of school.                                                                                                             Roster                                  the LISD PEP Childcare
           [e,SW8]                                                                                                Bus Drivers (2)      VII Salaries                                                                        Centers in need of
                                                                                                                                                                                   Monthly review of                       transportation to the childcare
                                                                                                                  Daycare                                                          AD 376 report                           center will receive the
                                                                                                                  Directors                                                                                                service.
                                                                                                                  (3)                                                              PEP Participant Survey in
                                                                                                                                                                                   May on Program
                                                                                                                                                                                   Effectiveness

                                                                                                                                                                                   Self-Assessment in May

                                                                                                                                                                                   Daily monitoring of PEP
                                                                                                                                                                                   Participants (numbers and
                                                                                                                                                                                   activities involved in for
                                                                                                                                                                                   PEP Grant Final Program
                                                                                                                                                                                   Report to TEA.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE E:                   LISD will reduce truancy by 2% overall and will maintain a dropout rate no higher than 1.5% in the next five years.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                        Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal           Timeline

     8.     LISD will provide transportation to and from the campus or          PEP Coordinator, Patricia Y.      Community            XI 300.00             09/01/05 -              Daily Student                           100% of the PEP participants
            childcare facility for the students who are pregnant or             Raymond                           Liaison                                    08/30/06                Services Roster                         in need of transportation to
            parent and at risk of dropping out of school.                                                                              VII Salaries                                                                          the campus or childcare
            [e,SW8]                                                                                               Bus Drivers (2)                                                    Monthly review of                       center will receive the
                                                                                                                                                                                     AD 376 report                           service.

                                                                                                                                                                                     PEP Participant Survey in
                                                                                                                                                                                     May on Program
                                                                                                                                                                                     Effectiveness

                                                                                                                                                                                     Self-Assessment in May

                                                                                                                                                                                     Daily monitoring of PEP
                                                                                                                                                                                     participants (numbers and
                                                                                                                                                                                     activities for PEP Grant
                                                                                                                                                                                     Final Report to TEA)




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL I:                        LISD shall establish and maintain a safe, nurturing, positive and orderly environment for all students, employees, parents and visitors.

OBJECTIVE E:                   LISD will reduce truancy by 2% overall and will maintain a dropout rate no higher than 1.5% in the next five years.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                       Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal          Timeline

      9. LISD will provide individual counseling, peer counseling               PEP Coordinator, Patricia Y.      Counselor            XIII Salaries        09/01/05 -              Daily Contact Logs                      100% of PEP participants
         and self-help programs designed to improve school                      Raymond                                                                     08/31/06                                                        will receive counseling
         attendance, increase graduation rates, and enhance parenting                                             Nurse                VII Salaries                                 Attendance Logs                         services.
         skills for students who are pregnant or a parent and at risk of
         dropping out of school.                                                                                                                                                    Daily Home Visit Logs
         [e,SW5,SW8]
                                                                                                                                                                                    Monthly reviewed PEIMS
                                                                                                                                                                                    Data

                                                                                                                                                                                    PEP Participant Survey in
                                                                                                                                                                                    May on Program
                                                                                                                                                                                    Effectiveness

                                                                                                                                                                                    Self-Assessment in May

                                                                                                                                                                                    Daily monitoring of PEP
                                                                                                                                                                                    participants (numbers and
                                                                                                                                                                                    activities for PEP Grant
                                                                                                                                                                                    Final Report to TEA)




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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GOAL II
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         38
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL II: LISD shall develop and implement a total quality management process to continuously increase effective productivity and performance across the entire school system.

OBJECTIVE A: LISD will systemize its support for optimal, management process by developing and implementing a quality systems process based on the Texas Award for Performance
Excellence.
                                                                                     Responsible for                       Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                     Implementation            Human                           Fiscal            Timeline
      1.    LISD’s superintendent’s office will initiate the application of
            the philosophy of TQM which is to reduce complacence,               Interim Superintendent     Executive Director for     $0.00                  * 1st Six Weeks         Documented evidence of                  ERO Data yearly report
            continuously assess the school district’s position and make         Jesus Amezcua              Instructional Support                                (September 23)        professional development
                                                                                                           Veronica F. Guerra                                * 2nd Six Weeks          programs offered
            necessary adjustments to meet the needs of all students
            including sub-groups.                                                                          Executive Principals                                 (November 4)          throughout the year that is
                                                                                                           Blas Martinez                                     * 3rd Six Weeks          directly linked to TQM.
                                                                                                           Virginia Flores                                      (December 16)
                                                                                                           Guadalupe Perez                                   * 4th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                                (February 16)
                                                                                                                                                             * 5th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                                (April 7)
                                                                                                                                                             * 6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                                (May 26)


                                                                                Interim Superintendent     Executive Director for     $0.00                   1st Six Weeks            Documented evidence of                ERO Data yearly reports
      2.    LISD’s superintendent’s office will ensure that the TQM             Jesus Amezcua              Instructional Support                                (September 23)         professional development
            philosophy is implemented district wide in order to increase                                   Veronica F. Guerra                                * 2nd Six Weeks           programs offered
            the efficiency of the school district; actively increase                                       Executive Principals                                 (November 4)           throughout the year that is
            instructional and curriculum quality and increase the                                          Blas Martinez                                     * 3rd Six Weeks           directly linked to TQM
            effectiveness of all efforts.                                                                  Virginia Flores                                      (December 16)
                                                                                                           Guadalupe Perez                                   * 4th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                                (February 16)
                                                                                                                                                             * 5th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                                (April 7)
                                                                                                                                                             * 6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                                (May 26)




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                     Responsible for                       Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            39
                                                                                     Implementation            Human                           Fiscal            Timeline


      3.    LISD will break down barriers between departments. People           Interim Superintendent     Executive Director for     $0.00                  August 2005 –           Surveys                                 Pre and post survey results
            in all areas of the school district will work as a united team      Jesus Amezcua              Instructional Support                             May 2006
            in the best interest of students and employees.                                                Veronica F. Guerra
                                                                                                           Executive Principals
                                                                                                           Blas Martinez
                                                                                                           Virginia Flores
                                                                                                           Guadalupe Perez


                                                                                Interim Superintendent     Executive Director for     $0.00                  August 2005 –           Leadership meeting input                Pre and post survey results
      4.    LISD will develop strategies for increasing the cooperation         Jesus Amezcua              Instructional Support                             May 2006                with superintendent
            among groups and individual people.                                                            Veronica F. Guerra
                                                                                                           Executive Principals
                                                                                                           Blas Martinez
                                                                                                           Virginia Flores
                                                                                                           Guadalupe Perez
                                                                                                           Interim Executive
                                                                                                           Director for Human
                                                                                                           Resources
                                                                                                           Gabriela Rogerio




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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GOAL III
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                          41
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL III: LISD shall produce a student focused action plan, designed to (a) integrate technology (b) improve district and student populations and (c) meet state and federal required
accountability mandates to include AEIS and AYP measures by providing a TEKS focused curriculum and instruction.

OBJECTIVE A: LISD will provide an integrated and differentiated curriculum to develop student’s competencies in specific knowledge and analytical skills needed to increase student
achievement in AEIS and AYP standards in all areas by 8% annually.

                                                                                       Responsible for                  Resources                                Monitoring
                                     Strategies
                                                                                       Implementation                                                                                   Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                    Human        Fiscal                           Timeline

     1.     LISD will provide students with information on articulated          * Vacant, Executive         * Dolores Campos,          XIII Title I:          August 2005             * Increase in student                   *Increase in student
            courses, dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment, and                  Director for                Director of Career &     $29,181                December 2005             enrollment in:                         achievement on local, state,
            distance learning. [b, g] SW3                                         Curriculum &                Applied Technology                              April 2006              * Concurrent enrollment                  and national assessments.
                 LISD will encourage secondary students to take                   Instruction               * Secondary                XIX Tech                                       * Dual Credit                           *Increase of students meeting
                 University-level classes through the use of technology         * Blas Martinez, Virginia     Counselors               Allotment:                                     * Distance Learning                      the DAP measures for
                 by lending them a desktop or laptop to use from home             Flores and Guadalupe      * Carmen Sandoval,         $28,037                                                                                 graduation by 5% (AEIS).
                 for the duration of the course.                                  Pérez, Executive            Director for
                                                                                  Principals                  Instructional
                                                                                * Roy Lanier, Chief           Technology
                                                                                  Technology Officer


     2.     LISD will provide after school, summer student enrichment           * Vacant, Executive      * Belinda Silva,              VII Local:             June 2006               * Review the following data             *An increase of 5% in all
            and remediation activities for all students. Special education        Director for             Director of                 $20,000                                          elements:                              students’ local, state, and
            students and all other special populations will be given an           Curriculum &             Advanced                    XIII Title I:                                  * Number of students                     national assessments on a
            opportunity to participate in TAKS summer class and                   Instruction              Academics                   $600,000                                         participating in                       yearly basis.
            summer enrichment activities and be provided with in-class          * Tracy Cartas, Director * Fernando Cruz,              X Sp. Ed.:                                       enrichment activities.                *Retention rate will decrease
            support situations based on student needs. [b, c, g] SW8,             for Special Education    Director of Federal         $200,000                                       * Six weeks programs                     on a yearly basis by 5% .
            SW10                                                                * Dr. Romeo Romero,        Programs                    XIX Tech                                         reports (failure rates)               *Dropout rate will decrease
                                                                                  Dir. For Academic      * Campus                      Allotment:                                     * Six weeks attendance                   by 5%.
                                                                                  Enhancement              Administration              $40,000                                          reports
                                                                                * Blas Martinez, Virginia* Teachers
                                                                                  Flores and Guadalupe   * Counselors
                                                                                  Pérez, Executive       * Vacant, Bilingual
                                                                                  Principals               Director
                                                                                                         * Guillermo Villarreal,
                                                                                                           Technology
                                                                                                           Coordinator
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                   PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                       Responsible for                  Resources                                Monitoring
                                     Strategies
                                                                                       Implementation
                                                                                                                                                                                          Formative Evaluation                 Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             42
                                                                                                                    Human        Fiscal                           Timeline

     3.     LISD will continue to update and integrate technology               * Vacant, Executive         * Campus                   XIII Title I:          Bi-monthly              * Yearly Audit of                       * 5% improvement in
            resources and skills to improve delivery of instruction and           Director for                Administration           $1,000,000             * August 2005             documentations on the                   student outcomes in
            student performance.                                                  Curriculum &              * Campus Technology                               * October 2005            number of leased                        campus and technology
                LISD will maintain a low student computer ratio                   Instruction                 Trainers                 VII Local:             * December 2005           computers                               assessment scores.
                LISD will offer various Technology Application courses          * Roy Lanier, Chief         * Carmen Sandoval,         $1,000,000             * February 2006         * Periodical monitoring of              * Increase in number of
                at all high schools.                                              Technology Officer          Director for                                    * April 2006              student enrollment in                   students enrolled in dual
                Teachers will utilize the lesson plan to identify                                             Instructional            IX Tech                * June 2006               computer courses                        enrollment by 5%
                integration of technology within the curriculum                                               Technology               Allotment:                                     * Teacher weekly lesson
                Middle Schools will continue to use the integrated                                                                     $20,000                                          plans reflecting
                curriculum on-line.                                                                                                                                                     integration of technology
                LISD will offer use of videos and other online videos                                                                                                                   within the daily
                via streaming videos. [c, d] SW 9, SW4                                                                                                                                  curriculum



     4.     LISD will require minimum instruction of content areas:             * Vacant, Executive         * Content Core             N/A                    * 1st Six Weeks         * Teacher weekly lesson                 * Increased student
               Elementary teachers will teach a minimum of 45                     Director for                Subject                                            (September 23)         plans                                   performance in all
               minutes of Science daily.                                          Curriculum &                -Deans                                          * 2nd Six Weeks         * Teachers walkthrough                    academic areas (AEIS).
                                                                                  Instruction                 -Teachers                                          (November 4)           evaluations
               Elementary teachers will teach a minimum of 45
               minutes of Social Studies daily.                                 * Blas Martinez, Virginia   * GT/AP Coordinator                               * 3rd Six Weeks         * Weekly tests
                                                                                  Flores and Guadalupe      * Bilingual Director                                 (December 16)        * Three weeks progress
               Elementary teachers will teach a minimum of 90
                                                                                  Pérez, Executive          * Sp. Ed.                                         * 4th Six Weeks           reports
               minutes of Reading daily.
                                                                                  Principals                * Campus Athletic                                    (February 16)        * Six weeks report card
               Elementary teachers will teach a minimum of 60
                                                                                                              Coordinator                                     * 5th Six Weeks           grades
               minutes of Math daily.
                                                                                                            * Campus                                             (April 7)
                                                                                                              Administration                                  * 6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                                 (May 26)

                                                                                * Vacant, Executive       * Teachers                   XIX                    same dates as           *   Progress Reports                    * 5% increase on reading
     5.    LISD will implement initiatives to increase the number of
                                                                                  Director for            * Counselors                 Accelerated            above                   *   Parent Conference                     levels in TPRI Post
           students reading on grade level in grades K-3.
                                                                                  Curriculum &            * Sp. Ed.                    Reading                                        *   Documentation                         Assessment.
                Elementary Teachers will implement timelines and all              Instruction             * Campus Adm.                Intervention                                   *   TPRI/Tejas Lee Data                 * Increased student
           requirements of the Reading First Grant.                             * Helen Edewu, Reading * Content Area Instr.           Grant. :                                       *   Skills Checks                         performance levels to meet
                LISD will provide training to K-3 teacher Tier III                First Coordinator         Specialist                 $800,000                                       *   Benchmarks                            state and national standards
                Reading Model.                                                  * Blas Martinez, Virginia * GT/AT Coord.               XIX 3.7 million                                                                          (AEIS).
                Small group instruction will be provided during tutorials         Flores and Guadalupe    * Bilingual                  Grant Reading                                                                          * 4% increase in the 3rd
           Elementary Teachers will teach 90 minutes core reading.                Pérez, Executive          Coordinator                First                                                                                    grade TAKS.
           [b,c, SW3]                                                             Principals              * Sp. Ed. Dir.               Bilingual II
           Additional 30 minutes Tier II instruction                            * Vanessa Cortez,                                      Title I XIII
           Additional 60 minutes Tier III instruction                             Language Arts Dean
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                  SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                      PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                       Responsible for                  Resources                              Monitoring
                                     Strategies
                                                                                       Implementation
                                                                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                 Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           43
                                                                                                                    Human        Fiscal                         Timeline

     6.     LISD will consistently implement strategies to increase and         * Vacant, Executive         * Campus                   VI GT                January 2006            * Number of GT identified               * Increase % of students
            retain enrollment in GT/AP programs in grades K-12                    Director for                Administrators           XIII Title I         May 2006                  students                                 passing AP exams by 5%.
            annually                                                              Curriculum &              * GT Certified             $10,000                                      * Number of GT Certified                * Increased student scores
                 Every year GT students who enroll and pass classes will          Instruction                 Teachers                                                                Teachers                                 on the SAT/ACT by 8%.
                 be expected to take the AP exam. [b, g] SW2                    * Belinda Z. Silva,
                                                                                  Advanced Academic
                                                                                  Director
                                                                                * Blas Martinez, Virginia
                                                                                  Flores and Guadalupe
                                                                                  Pérez, Executive
                                                                                  Principals




     7.     LISD will implement the 8 Step School Improvement                   * Vacant, Executive         * Principals               XIII Title I         Every Six Weeks         *   Campus Visits                       * Increase Local, State,
            Process district-wide to monitor campus and student                   Director for              * Asst. Principals         $10,000              Dates Included          *   Systems Check                         Federal AEIS, AYP
            performance. Campus plans will individualize strategies to            Curriculum &              * Teachers                                      [6 weeks block]         *   AEIS-IT Reports                       student
            meet specific needs.                                                  Instruction                                                                                       *   District student                      performance scores
                                                                                * Blas Martinez, Virginia                                                                               performance reports                   (AEIS).
                                                                                  Flores and Guadalupe
                                                                                  Pérez, Executive
                                                                                  Principals




     8.     LISD will implement the Kilgo Scope & Sequence Model to             * Vacant, Executive         * Campus                   XIII Title I Reg.    Every two weeks         * Increased number of                   * Increased student
            include delivery of instruction, student practice, and                Director for                Administrators           $100,000             (Skills Checks)           teachers exhibiting                   achievement in all local,
            assessment strategies. All resource materials and supplies            Curriculum &              * Teachers                                                                effective teaching                    state, and national
            will support standards-based and inquiry methods of                   Instruction               * Consultants                                                             practices as reflected on             assessments for all students
            instruction.                                                        * Blas Martinez, Virginia   * DEIC/CEIC                                                               Instructional Model                   including all sub group
                                                                                  Flores and Guadalupe      * Instructional                                                           walkthrough form                      special populations
                                                                                  Pérez, Executive            Specialist                                                                                                    (AEIS/AYP).
                                                                                  Principals




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                       Responsible for                  Resources                              Monitoring
                                     Strategies
                                                                                       Implementation
                                                                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           44
                                                                                                                    Human        Fiscal                         Timeline

     9.    LISD will increase the number of CATE course offerings               * Dolores Campos,           * Campus                   III CATE             June 2006               * Increased number of                   * Increased student
           made available to all students sub-groups.                             Director of Career &        Administrators           $250,000                                       available articulated                   achievement in all local,
                 *LISD will increase the number of articulated courses in         Applied Technology        * Teachers                                                                courses                                 state, and national
                 the local demand occupations.                                  * Vacant, Executive         * DEIC/CEIC                                                             * Equal and access                        assessments for all
                 *High schools will report an increase in utilization of          Director for                members                                                                 participation by all student            students including special
                 articulation agreements with higher institutions of              Curriculum &                                                                                        sub-groups                              populations (AEIS/AYP).
                 learning.                                                        Instruction
           [ f, SW2]                                                            * Blas Martinez, Virginia
                                                                                  Flores and Guadalupe
                                                                                  Pérez, Executive
                                                                                  Principals




     10. LISD will increase requirements for graduation. All students           * Blas Martinez,            * Counselors               Requires no          1st Six Weeks           * Increased number of                   * Increased number of
         will complete four years of mathematics and four years of                Virginia Flores,          * Principals               special funding      (September 23)            students graduating under               students in post secondary
         science to meet the local requirement.                                   Guadalupe Perez           * Business and             implemented via       2nd Six Weeks            the recommended or DAP                  education and/or gainfully
                                                                                  Executive Principals        Community                standard             (November 4)              plan                                    employed by 5%.
                                                                                * Dr. Soliz, Math Dean        Partnership              district/campus       3rd Six Weeks
                                                                                * Vacant, Science Dean                                 practices            (December 16)
                                                                                * Rosie Cardenas,                                                            4th Six Weeks
                                                                                  Director of Guidance                                                      (February 16)
                                                                                  and Counseling                                                             5th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                            (April 7)
                                                                                                                                                             6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                            (May 26)




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                       Responsible for                 Resources                            Monitoring
                                     Strategies
                                                                                       Implementation
                                                                                                                                                                                   Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        45
                                                                                                                   Human        Fiscal                       Timeline

     11. LISD will provide developmental appropriate practices for              * Vanessa Cortez,          * Dr. Sergio Garza         XIX Other :        1st Six Weeks           * Calendar                              * Increased student
         teachers by implementing the C.I.R.C.L.E. Philosophy in the              Language Arts Dean         and Lourdes Soto,        Ready to Read      (September 23)          *Sign-ins                                 performance on state,
         area of early childhood. [b, c, SW2]                                   * Vacant, Early              Facilitators /           Grant              2nd Six Weeks           *Agendas                                  national, and local
                                                                                  Childhood Dean             Mentors                  C.I.R.C.L.E.       (November 4)            *Participation in trainings               accountability measures
                                                                                * Virginia Flores          * C.I.R.C.L.E.             TEA C              3rd Six Weeks                                                     (AEIS/AYP).
                                                                                  Executive Principal        Teachers                 $364,640           (December 16)                                                   * Increase student scores in
                                                                                                                                                         4th Six Weeks                                                     the mCLASS:CIRCLE
                                                                                                                                                         (February 16)                                                     testing.
                                                                                                                                                         5th Six Weeks                                                   * Improve overall student
                                                                                                                                                         (April 7)                                                         achievement by 10% in the
                                                                                                                                                         6th Six Weeks                                                     mCLASS:CIRCLE end-of-
                                                                                                                                                         (May 26)                                                          year assessment.


     12. LISD will provide developmental appropriate practices by               * Vacant, Executive        * Dr. Sergio Garza         XIX Other          1st Six Weeks           * Calendar                              * Increased student
         implementing the Teachscape On-Line Technology                           Director for               Lourdes Soto,            Ready to Read      (September 23)          * Sign-ins                                performance on state,
         Component which will complement the C.I.R.C.L.E.                         Curriculum &               Facilitators /           Grant              2nd Six Weeks           * Agendas                                 national, and local
         Philosophy. [b, c, SW2]                                                  Instruction                Mentors                  C.I.R.C.L.E.       (November 4)            * Participation in trainings              accountability measures
                                                                                * Vacant, Early            * C.I.R.C.L.E.             TEA C              3rd Six Weeks                                                     (AEIS/AYP)
                                                                                  Childhood Dean             Teachers                 $16,800            (December 16)                                                   * Increased teachers’
                                                                                * Virginia Flores,                                                       4th Six Weeks                                                     participation by 90% in
                                                                                  Executive Principal                                                    (February 16)                                                     on-line professional staff
                                                                                                                                                         5th Six Weeks                                                     developmental (ERO).
                                                                                                                                                         (April 7)
                                                                                                                                                         6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                         (May 26)


     13. LISD will participate in Project TEEMS in conjunction with             * Vacant, Executive        * Texas Migrant            XIX Other          1st Six Weeks           * Calendar                              * Increased student
         the Texas Migrant Council which will provide                             Director for               Council, Sandra          Texas Migrant      (September 23)          * Sign-ins                                performance on state,
         developmental appropriate practices for teachers by                      Curriculum &               Morales                  Council TEEM       2nd Six Weeks           * Agendas                                 national, and local
         implementing the C.I.R.C.L.E. Philosophy in the area of                  Instruction              * Dr. Sergio Garza         Grant              (November 4)            * Participation in trainings              accountability measures
         early childhood. [b, c, SW2]                                           * Vacant, Early              and Lourdes Soto,                           3rd Six Weeks                                                     (AEIS/AYP)
                                                                                  Childhood Dean             Facilitators /                              (December 16)                                                   * Improve overall student
                                                                                * Virginia Flores,           Mentors                                     4th Six Weeks                                                     achievement by 8% in the
                                                                                  Executive Principal                                                    (February 16)                                                     mCLASS:CIRCLE end-of-
                                                                                                                                                         5th Six Weeks                                                     year assessment.
                                                                                                                                                         (April 7)
                                                                                                                                                         6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                                                         (May 26)
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                       Responsible for                  Resources                              Monitoring
                                     Strategies
                                                                                       Implementation
                                                                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           46
                                                                                                                    Human        Fiscal                         Timeline

     14. LISD will implement the “Learning for Life” character                  * Vacant, Executive         * Principals               XIII Title I         October 2005-           * Teacher weekly lesson                 * Increase in student
         education program which will provide students with proven,               Director for              * Counselors               $32,000              May 2006                  plans reflecting                        achievement in local, state,
         scientifically-based and research driven curricula that will             Curriculum &              * Teachers                                                                integration of “learning                and national Social Studies
         foster positive social and civic qualities [ b, g SW2 I].                Instruction                                                                                         for Life” program within                assessments (AEIS/AYP).
                                                                                * Guadalupe Perez,                                                                                    the Social Studies                    * A 5% decrease in student
                                                                                  Executive Principal                                                                                 curriculum.                             discipline referrals
                                                                                * Elias Alonzo III,                                                                                 * Weekly monitoring of
                                                                                  Interim Social Studies                                                                              program implementation
                                                                                  Dean
                                                                                * Rosie Cardenas,
                                                                                  Director of Guidance
                                                                                  and Counseling



     15. LISD will implement the use of the Ignite Curriculum on                * Vacant, Executive         * Campus                   XIX                  October 2005 –          * Teacher weekly lesson                 * Increase in student
         Wheels Social Studies program in support of the Kilgo                    Director for                Administration           Technology           May 2006                  plans reflecting                        achievement in local, state,
         model via the use and integration of aligned multimedia                  Curriculum &              * Teachers                 Allotment Funds                                integration of “Ignite”                 and national Social Studies
         technology [ b, SW2].                                                    Instruction               * Campus                   $37,500.00                                     Curriculum on Wheels                    assessments (AEIS/AYP).
                                                                                * Guadalupe Perez,            Instructional                                                           program within the Social
                                                                                  Executive Principal         Specialists                                                             Studies curriculum.
                                                                                * Elias Alonzo III          * Carmen Sandoval,                                                      * Weekly monitoring of
                                                                                  Interim Social Studies      Director for                                                            program implementation
                                                                                  Dean                        Instructional
                                                                                                              Technology


     16. Intervention plans for all students in need of academic                * Vacant, Executive         * All Instructional        * Campus             October 2005 –          * Every three weeks                     * 8% increase in
         remediation implemented and refined on a yearly basis.                   Director for                Specialists               Administrators      May 2006                  progress reports will be                achievement in local, state,
         [SW8]                                                                    Curriculum &              * Content Deans            * Teachers                                     issued.                                 and national
                                                                                  Instruction               * Belinda Z. Silva,                                                     * Every six weeks report                  assessments.
                                                                                * Blas Martinez, Virginia     Advanced Academic                                                       cards will be issued.                 * 5% decrease in student
                                                                                  Flores and Guadalupe        Director                                                              * At the end of every                     retention rates.
                                                                                  Pérez, Executive          * Bilingual Strategists                                                   semester, retention rates             * 8% increase in TPRI/Tejas
                                                                                  Principals                * Special Education                                                       will be reviewed.                       LEE reading
                                                                                                              Director, Tracy                                                       * Benchmark                               comprehension.
                                                                                                              Cartas                                                                  data/assessment TPRI



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                       Responsible for                 Resources                            Monitoring
                                     Strategies
                                                                                       Implementation
                                                                                                                                                                                   Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        47
                                                                                                                   Human        Fiscal                       Timeline

     17. Mathematics teachers will receive staff development on                 * Vacant, Executive        * Dr. Soliz                                   August 2005-July        * Hard copies of On-Line                * 8% increase in student
         -the use of the Texas Diagnostic Mathematics System                      Director for               Math Dean                                   2006                      Assessments                             achievement in all local,
         (TDMS)                                                                   Curriculum &             * Campus                                                              * Sign-in sheet from the                  state and national
         - the use of the Accelerated Mathematics Program.                        Instruction                Administrators                                                        trainings                               assessments (AEIS/AYP).
          [a, b, d, SW1]                                                        * Director of Student      * Teachers
                                                                                  Records




     18. LISD will provide a balanced and current collection of at              * Executive Director for   * District                                    Aug. 2005 – July        * Documentation of:                     * An increase and /or update
         least 10,800 books, audiovisual software, and multimedia, or             Instructional Support      Administrators                              2006                      Alexandria Program                      on Library Collections and
         at least 22 items per student at elementary, at least 18 items           Services, Veronica F.    * Campus                                                                Title Wise Report                       number of Library
         per student at middle school level, and at least 14 items per            Guerra                     Administrators                                                        Teacher Surveys                         Collection Items by 1%
         student at high school level, whichever is greater inclusive of        * Director for Library     * Librarians                                                            Student Surveys                         from previous year.
         books, on tape, large print books and closed caption videos.             and Media Services,                                                                              P.O. Requisitions
         [a, b, e, g] [sw2, sw10]                                                 Meli Paez



     19. LISD will maintain an overall average age of library books             * Executive Director for   * District                 VII                Aug. 2005 – July        * Documentation of:                     * An increase and /or update
         of less than 13 years with special attention, focus on specific          Instructional Support      Administrators           XIII               2006                      Alexandria Program                      on Library Collections and
         disciplines in accordance with CREW Method usage                         Services, Veronica F.    * Campus                   XVII                                         Title Wise Report                       number of Library
         Continuous, Review, Evaluation and Weeding. (Crew                        Guerra                     Administrators           XVIII                                        Teacher Surveys                         Collection Items by 1%
          Method Usage). [a, b, e, g] [sw2, sw6, sw10]                          * Director for Library     * Librarians                                                            Student Surveys                         from previous year.
                                                                                  and Media Services,                                                                              P.O. Requisitions
                                                                                  Meli Paez


     20. LISD will increase the number of culturally relevant and               * Executive Director for   * District                                    Aug. 2005 – July        * Documentation of:                     *An increase and /or update
         culturally diverse books and other resources to meet the                 Instructional Support      Administrators                              2006                      Alexandria Program                     on Library Collections and
         needs of our ELL (English Language Learner) and CLD                      Services, Veronica F.    * Campus                                                                Title Wise Report                      number of Library
         (Culturally Linguistically Different) populations.                       Guerra                     Administrators                                                        Teacher Surveys                        Collection Items by 1%
         [a, b, e, f, g] [sw2, sw3, sw5, sw6, sw7, sw8]                         * Director for Library     * Librarians                                                            Student Surveys                        from previous year.
                                                                                  and Media Services,                                                                              P.O. Requisitions
                                                                                  Meli Paez




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                       Responsible for                 Resources                            Monitoring
                                     Strategies
                                                                                       Implementation
                                                                                                                                                                                   Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        48
                                                                                                                   Human        Fiscal                       Timeline

     21. LISD will increase the number of books and other resources             * Executive Director for   * District                 VII                Aug. 2005 – July        * Documentation of:                     * An increase and /or update
          presented in other languages, other than English such as                Instructional Support      Administrators           XIII               2006                      Alexandria Program                      on Library Collections and
          Spanish, French etc.                                                    Services, Veronica F.    * Campus                   XVII                                         Title Wise Report                       number of Library
         [a, b, e, f, g] [sw2, sw3, sw5, sw6, sw7, sw8]                           Guerra                     Administrators           XVII                                         Teacher Surveys                         Collection Items by 1%
                                                                                * Director for Library     * Librarians                                                            Student Surveys                         from previous year.
                                                                                  and Media Services,                                                                              P.O. Requisitions
                                                                                  Meli Paez




     22. LISD will provide print periodicals for students and staff at          * Executive Director for   * District                 VII                Aug. 2005 – July        *Documentation of:                      * Libraries will stocked with
         each elementary, middle and high school campuses.                        Instructional Support      Administrators           XIII               2006                     Alexandria Program                       15 subscriptions at the
         [a, b, e, f, g] [sw2, sw5, sw6, sw7, sw8]                                Services, Veronica F.    * Campus                   XVII                                        Title Wise Report                        elementary school level,
                                                                                  Guerra                     Administrators           XVIII                                       Teacher Surveys                          30 subscriptions at the
                                                                                * Director for Library     * Librarians                                                           Student Surveys                          middle school level, and
                                                                                  and Media Services,                                                                             P.O. Requisitions                        50 subscriptions at the
                                                                                  Meli Paez                                                                                                                                high school level either
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           print, online, or a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           combination of print and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           online.


     23. LISD will ensure sufficient funds for library materials and            * Executive Director for   * District                 II                 Aug. 2005 – July        * Documentation of:                     * An increase of more than
         services in accordance with state standards                              Instructional Support      Administrators           VII                2006                      Alexandria Program                      two major metropolitan
         [a, b, e, f, g] [sw2, sw5, sw6, sw7, sw8]                                Services, Veronica F.    * Campus                   XIII                                         Title Wise Report                       area or national new
                                                                                  Guerra                     Administrators           XVII                                         Teacher Surveys                         sources.
                                                                                                           * Librarians                                                            Student Surveys
                                                                                                           * Budget Committees’                                                    P.O. Requisitions


     24. LISD will monitor implementation of the Kurzweil 3000                  * Executive Director for   * Director for Special     X                  Aug. 2005 – July        * Program Introduced to                 * 100 % of librarians will
         program to enhance the accessibility of resources and books              Instructional Support      Education, Tracy                            2006                      Staff Documentation of                  monitor and assist with
         for all students.                                                        Services, Veronica F.      Cartas                                                                Training                                Kurzweil 3000 program at
         [a, b, e, g] [sw2, sw8]                                                  Guerra                   * Assistive                                                                                                     their respective campuses.
                                                                                                             Technology
                                                                                                             Coordinator, Alma
                                                                                                             Rodriguez


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                       Responsible for                 Resources                            Monitoring
                                     Strategies
                                                                                       Implementation
                                                                                                                                                                                   Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        49
                                                                                                                   Human        Fiscal                       Timeline

     25. LISD will ensure that each campus budgets sufficient funds             * Executive Director for   * District                 II                 Aug. 2005 – July        * Number of students, times             * 100 % of administrators at
         in keeping with Library state standards.                                 Instructional Support       Administrators          VII                2006                      1.25, multiplied by the                 their respective campuses,
         [a, b, e, g] [sw2, sw7, sw8, sw10]                                       Services, Veronica F.    * Campus                   X                                            average replacement cost                with the assistance of
                                                                                  Guerra                      Administrators          XIII                                         of a book, as reported                  librarians, will follow state
                                                                                                           * Director for Library     XVIII                                        annually in a National                  budget standards.
                                                                                                             and Media Services,                                                   Professional Library
                                                                                                             Meli Paez and                                                         Publications.
                                                                                                             Librarians




     26. LISD will ensure collaborative planning once a week among              * Executive Director for   * Director for Library     None Required      Aug. 2005 – July        * Every six weeks                       * 100 % of librarians will
         librarians, technology trainers and teachers to integrate                Instructional Support      and Media Services,                         2006                      documentation of:                       collaborate with teachers
         library skills and technology into classroom activities (K3-             Services, Veronica F.      Meli Paez                                                             Daily Sign In Logs,                     once a week to integrate
         12).       [a, b, c, e, g] [sw2, sw6, sw8]                               Guerra                   * Carmen Sandoval,                                                      Library Utilization Forms,              library skills/classroom
                                                                                * Campus                      Director for                                                         Circulation Statistics                  activities.
                                                                                  Administrators              Instructional                                                        Report, AR Report
                                                                                                              Technology
                                                                                                           * Librarians
                                                                                                           * Teachers
                                                                                                           * Technology Trainers




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL III: LISD shall produce a student-focused action plan, designed to (a) integrate technology (b) improve district and student performance for all student populations and (c) meet state and
federal required accountability mandates to include AEIS and AYP measures by providing a TEKS-focused curriculum and instruction.

OBJECTIVE A: LISD will provide an integrated and differentiated curriculum to develop student’s competencies in specific knowledge and analytical skills needed to increase student
achievement in AEIS and AYP standards in all areas by 8% annually.


                                                                                         Responsible for                   Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                   Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation        Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

            LISD will implement a Laredo Early College High                     Interim Superintendent        Early College        ADA monies          Recruitment             Meetings with program                   Fall 2006:
            School at TAMIU for economically disadvantaged                      Jesus J. Amezcua, CPA,        High School          will follow the     begins:                 Directors:                              ECHS Campus Opens
                                                                                                                                   ECHS                2-28-06
            students and providing them with an opportunity                     Interim Superintendent        Principal                                                                                                100 freshmen recruited
            to access university resources and private                                                                             students. In                                Meetings with TAMIU                     and registered to attend
                                                                                                                                                       Deadline for
                                                                                                                                   addition:
            foundation resources.                                                                                                                      applications 3-         Dean and Chairs                         classes
                                                                                                                                   Gates, Dell         31-06
           (f,SW8)                                                                                                                 and Sam
                                                                                                                                   Wallace                                     Meetings with middle                    End of year evaluation
                                                                                                                                                       Admission
                                                                                                                                   Foundation          process begins:
                                                                                                                                                                               school principals
                                                                                                                                   Grant monies        4-3-06
                                                                                                                                                                               Meetings with middle
                                                                                                                                                       Student                 school counselors
                                                                                                                                                       interviews and
                                                                                                                                                       parent home
                                                                                                                                                       visits begin:
                                                                                                                                                                               Meetings with students
                                                                                                                                                       4--24-06
                                                                                                                                                                               Student interviews
                                                                                                                                                       Students                Home visits
                                                                                                                                                       advised of
                                                                                                                                                       acceptance:
                                                                                                                                                       6-01-06                      •    Agendas
                                                                                                                                                                                    •    Sign-In Sheets


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                         Responsible for                   Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                   Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation        Human                        Fiscal         Timeline




     1.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                      50
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL III: LISD shall produce a student focused action plan, designed to (a) integrate technology (b) improve district and student populations and (c) meet state and federal required
accountability mandates to include AEIS and AYP measures by providing a TEKS focused curriculum and instruction.

OBJECTIVE B: LISD will provide a systemic research-based staff development program that supports the implementation of standard-based curriculum and instruction that will increase student
achievement by 8% annually.

                                                                                      Responsible for                 Resources                              Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                      Implementation               Human      Fiscal                          Timeline

     1.     LISD will offer systemic professional development programs          * Vacant, Executive        * Blas Martinez,          VI GT;               Monthly                 * Documented evidence of                * Increased student
            such as :                                                             Director for               Virginia Flores and     XIII Title I:                                  professional development                performance on national,
            *Kilgo Model                                                          Curriculum &               Guadalupe Perez,        $20,000                                        programs offered                        state, and local assessments
            *Kagan’s Structure of Learning                                        Instruction                Executive                                                              throughout the year that is             (AEIS/AYP)
            *Erickson/Bloom Model                                               * Rosaura Rodriguez,         Principals                                                             directly linked to
            *Modification                                                         Director of              * Content area                                                           standards-based academic
            *Accommodations, and multi-level instruction,                         Accountability,            Coordinators                                                           instruction.
            *Standards-based best practices                                       Planning &               * GT/AP Coordinator                                                    * 100% of professional
            *Peer coaching and mentoring                                          Development              * Bilingual Director                                                     development programs
             [b, SW4]                                                           * Diana Juarez, Staff      * Bilingual                                                              will be standards-based.
                                                                                  Development Director       Specialists
                                                                                                           * Career and
                                                                                                             Technology
                                                                                                             Coordinator
                                                                                                           * Principals
                                                                                                           * Special Education
                                                                                                             Director, Tracy
                                                                                                             Cartas
                                                                                                           * Instructional
                                                                                                             Trainers




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                      Responsible for                 Resources                               Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          51
                                                                                      Implementation               Human      Fiscal                           Timeline


     2.     LISD will comply with professional development                      * Rosaura Rodríguez,       * Blas Martinez,          X Special Ed.         Monthly reports         * ERO Data                              * Increased school district
            requirements for all special programs:                                Ex. Dir. For               Virginia Flores and     XIX                                           * Documentation of teachers               performance on national,
            Special education, Instructional Technology, Career and               Accountability,            Guadalupe Perez,        Technology                                      that have completed or not              state, and local assessment
            Applied Technology, Bilingual/ESL, Gifted and Talented,               Planning and               Executive               $40,000                                         completed updates,                      standards (AEIS/AYP).
            Migrant, State Compensatory, Economically Disadvantaged,              Development                Principals              II Bilingual                                    principals listings of
            Title I School wide, Section 504, Dyslexia. [b, SW4, SW8]           * Diana Juarez, Staff      * Directors and           III CATE                                        teachers that have
                                                                                  Development                Coordinators of         IX Section 504                                  completed and not
                                                                                                             Special Programs:       $200,000                                        completed the
                                                                                                             Special Ed,                                                             requirements
                                                                                                             Technology, CATE,
                                                                                                             GT/AP, Migrant



     3.     LISD will provide staff development training to all                 * Rosaura Rodriguez,       * Felipe Villarreal,      XIX Other             Monthly reports         * Lists of teachers that have           * Documented evidence of
            administration, faculty and staff to integrate the use of             Ex. Dir. For             * Technology              $5,175                                          completed the trainings                 100% teachers attending
            student performance data managed electronically in                    Accountability,            Trainers                                                                being offered                           staff development on use of
            instructional planning and delivery. i.e.                             Planning and             * Content area coord.,                                                  * Increased number of                     student performance data.
            *DDA                                                                  Development              * Principals                                                              teachers attending staff              * Teachers’ proficiencies in
            *AEIS-IT                                                                                       * Tracy Cartas,                                                           development t on use of                 using student performance
            *Excelsior                                                                                       Director for Special                                                    student performance data                data in their planning
            [b, SW4]                                                                                         Ed.                                                                   * Lesson plan review for                * Increased student
                                                                                                             Vacant                                                                  integration of performance              achievement in all
                                                                                                             Director for                                                            data in all content areas               assessments (AEIS/AYP)
                                                                                                             Bilingual




     4.     LISD will track delivery and participation of professional          * Vacant, Executive       * District and Campus      XVI Title II Part     Monthly reports         * Quarterly audits of                   * 100% of implementation of
            staff development through the Electronic Registration Online          Director for              Administrators           D $16,300             generated by ERO          documentation system will               Professional Development
            Program (ERO) [b, SW3]                                                Curriculum &            * Technology                                                               prove to be positive                    Registration Model
                                                                                  Instruction               Trainers
                                                                                * Blas Martinez, Virginia
                                                                                  Flores and Guadalupe
                                                                                  Perez, Executive
                                                                                  Principals
                                                                                * Efraín Garza, ERO
                                                                                  Coordinator
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                  SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                   PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                      Responsible for                 Resources                               Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          52
                                                                                      Implementation               Human      Fiscal                           Timeline



     5.     LISD will develop and conduct staff development training            * Rosaura Rodríguez        * District                Local VII             August 2005 –           * Survey
            according to the results of needs assessment survey. [ b, c, d,       Ex. Dir. For               Administrators          $2,500                May 2006                * List of Topics
            SW4, SW9]                                                             Accountability,          * Campus                                                                * 100% aligned to district              * 100% compliance with
                                                                                  Planning and               Administrators                                                          needs                                   national, state, and local
                                                                                  Development              * Directors                                                             * Session Evaluations                     policies on staff
                                                                                * Diana Juarez             * Supervisors                                                                                                     development requirements
                                                                                  Staff Development        * Deans
                                                                                  Director                 * Instructional
                                                                                * Efrain Garza               Specialists
                                                                                  ERO Coordinator          * Bilingual Strategists
                                                                                                           * Coordinators
                                                                                                           * Principals
                                                                                                           * Teachers
                                                                                                           * ERO Staff



     6.     LISD will provide staff development for 4th and 5th grade           * Blas Martinez,           * Science                 XIII Title I Reg.     November 2005 –         * Number of Participants
            teachers on science concepts and skills                               Executive Principal        Instructional           $2,500                March 2006              * Agendas                               * AEIS, AYP
                                                                                * Vacant, Science Dean     * Specialist                                                            * Session Evaluations                   * Increase student
                                                                                                             Master Teachers                                                                                                 performance levels in
                                                                                                           * Teachers                                                                                                        Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           * Evaluation sheets



     7.     LISD will develop an annual Staff Development Calendar in           * Rosaura Rodríguez        * District                VII Local             January 2006            * ERO monthly reports
            an effort to avoid recurrent teacher pull-out. [ b, c, d, SW4,        Ex. Dir. For               Administrators          $2,500                May 2006                * Staff Development            *         8% increase in student
            SW9]                                                                  Accountability,          * Campus                                                                  training evaluations                   achievement on state and
                                                                                  Planning and               Administrators                                                        * Abstracts submitted on a               local assessments
                                                                                  Development              * Directors                                                               timely basis                           (AEIS/AYP)
                                                                                * Diana Juarez             * Supervisors                                                           * Abstracts completed with
                                                                                  Staff Development        * Deans                                                                   required information
                                                                                  Director                 * Instructional                                                         * Abstracts approved by
                                                                                                             Specialists                                                             appropriate administrator
                                                                                                           * Bilingual Strategists                                                 * Trainings begin and end
                                                                                                           * Coordinators                                                            according to abstract
                                                                                                                                                                                   * Training directly related to
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                      Responsible for                 Resources                              Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         53
                                                                                      Implementation               Human      Fiscal                          Timeline
                                                                                                                                                                                    abstract submitted



     8.     LISD will provide technology trainers to provide support            * Roy Lanier, Chief        * Carmen Sandoval,        XIII Title I         August 2005-            * Documentation of time
            within the classroom                                                  Technology Officer         Technology              $1,643,909           June 2008                 accountability
                                                                                                             Director                                                             * Lesson Plans
                                                                                                           * Fernando Cruz,                                                         demonstrating use of                  * Increased student
                                                                                                             Federal Programs                                                       technology                              productivity
                                                                                                             Director                                                                                                     * State an local assessments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            on technology will reflect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            that support was provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            within the classroom
     9.     LISD will require at least 12 hours yearly of staff                 * Roy Lanier, Chief        * Carmen Sandoval,        XIX Tech             August 2005-            * ERO monthly reports
            development for all instructional staff and administrators on         Technology Officer         Technology              Allotment            June 2008
            the implementation and integration of technology in all                                          Director                $83,232;
            disciplines allowing for multiple learning styles and                                          * Technology              XV Title II Part                                                                     * Increased student
            promoting project-based learning.                                                                Trainers                D $117,157                                                                             productivity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          * State an local assessments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            on technology will reflect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            that support was provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            within the classroom
     10.      LISD will use the results of the Needs Assessment                 * Executive Director for   * District                VII                  Aug. 2005 – July        * Needs Assessment
             instrument to plan professional staff developments.                  Instructional Support      Administrators                               2006                      Instrument
           [a, b, c, d] [sw2, sw4, sw8]                                           Services,                * Campus                                                               * Sign in sheets of training
                                                                                  Veronica F. Guerra         Administrators                                                                                               * 100 % of librarians will
                                                                                                           * Director for Library                                                                                           attend professional staff
                                                                                                             Media Services,                                                                                                developments based on the
                                                                                                             Meli Paez                                                                                                      Needs Assessment
                                                                                                           * Librarians                                                                                                     instrument.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                      Responsible for                  Resources                              Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          54
                                                                                      Implementation                Human      Fiscal                          Timeline




     11. LISD will provide follow-up trainings on the online                    * Executive Director for    * District                II                   Aug. 2005 – July        * Staff Development
          databases, Alexandria and Accelerated Reader software.                  Instructional Support       Administrators          VII                  2006                      Sign In Sheets
        [a, b, c, e, f, g] [sw2,sw4,sw8]                                          Services,                 * Campus                  XIII                                         * ERO System
                                                                                  Veronica F. Guerra          Administrators                                                       * Evaluations                           * 100% of librarians will
                                                                                                            * Director for Library                                                                                           receive trainings on the
                                                                                                              Media Services,                                                                                                online databases,
                                                                                                              Meli Paez                                                                                                      Alexandria and
                                                                                                            * Librarians                                                                                                     Accelerated
                                                                                                            * Companion Corp.
                                                                                                              Trainer Region I
                                                                                                              Trainers
                                                                                                              DKC Trainers



     12. LISD will provide staff development to library staff on                * Executive Director for    * District                VII                  Aug. 2005 – July        Aug. 2005 – July 2006
          Special Populations needs.                                              Instructional Support       Administrators                               2006
        [a, b, c, e] [sw2, sw4, sw8]                                              Services,                 * Campus
                                                                                  Veronica F. Guerra          Administrators                                                                                               * 100 % of librarians will
                                                                                                            * Director for Library                                                                                           attend staff development
                                                                                                              Media Services,                                                                                                for Special Population
                                                                                                              Meli Paez                                                                                                      needs.
                                                                                                            * Librarians
                                                                                                            * Bilingual/ESL Dept.
                                                                                                            * Special Ed. Dept.
                                                                                                            * Technology Dept.
                                                                                                            * Region I



     13. Music, band, orchestra and choir instructors will be trained           * Fine Arts Director,     * Campus                    Local (VII)          Aug. 2005 -             * Do needs assessment of
         in the use of music software which will enhance the learning             Victor D. Gunnoe,         Administrators,           State (XI)           July 2006                 music software currently
         by students in the areas of music fundamentals, music                  * Campus Administrators,  * Campus Teachers,          Title I Regular                                in use and update if
         theory, music notation and creative musical writing.                     CFO                     * Clinicians,               (XIII)                                         necessary.       * 100% of music, band,
         [a,b,c,d,g,SW3,SW4,SW7,SW9,SW10]                                                                 * Coordinators,                                                                               orchestra and choir
                                                                                                            Trainers,                                                                                   teachers will be trained in
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                      Responsible for                 Resources                              Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         55
                                                                                      Implementation               Human      Fiscal                          Timeline
                                                                                                           * Consultants,                                                                                                   the use of music software
                                                                                                             Specialists                                                                                                    designed to improve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            student comprehension in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the musical reading skills.


     14. Fine arts teachers will be trained in developing strategies for        * Fine Arts Director,      * Campus                  Local (VII)          Aug. 2005 -             * Gather data from the
         successful student recruitment and persistence through                   Victor D. Gunnoe,          Administrators,         State (XI)           July 2006                 previous 3 years on the
         professional staff development. [d,e,f,SW2,SW5]                        * Campus Administrators,   * Campus Teachers,        Title I Regular                                dropout rate from 6th
                                                                                * CFO                      * Clinicians,             (XIII)                                         grade to 12th grade in all            * 100% of the fine arts
                                                                                                           * Coordinators,                                                          fine arts programs.                     teachers will participate in
                                                                                                           * Trainers,                                                                                                      staff development designed
                                                                                                           * Consultants,                                                                                                   to improve student
                                                                                                             Specialists                                                                                                    recruitment and retention
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            through the vertical team.


     15. Fine arts teachers will develop a TEKS based curriculum for            * Fine Arts Director,      * Campus                  Local (VII)          Aug. 2005 -             * Review current curriculum
         each of their areas of instruction – band, orchestra, choir,             Victor D. Gunnoe,          Administrators,         State (XI)           July 2006                 and curricular needs and
         music, dance, theater and art.                                         * Campus Administrators,   * Campus Teachers,        Title I Regular                                revise/modify if necessary
         [a,b,c,d,SW1,SW2,SW3,SW4,SW9]                                          * CFO                      * Clinicians,             (XIII)                                                                               * 100% of the fine arts
                                                                                                           * Coordinators,                                                                                                  programs will have a
                                                                                                           * Trainers,                                                                                                      TEKS-based curriculum by
                                                                                                           * Consultants,                                                                                                   the end of the 2006-2007
                                                                                                             Specialists                                                                                                    school year.



     16. Fine Arts teachers will be trained in the knowledge and                * Fine Arts Director,      * Campus                  Local (VII)          Aug. 2005 -             * Monitor classroom
         strategies of the TEKS-based curriculum.                                 Victor D. Gunnoe,          Administrators,         State (XI)           July 2006                 instruction and look for
         [a,b,c,d,SW1,SW2,SW3,SW4,SW9]                                          * Campus Administrators,   * Campus Teachers,        Title I Regular                                evidence of higher order
                                                                                * CFO                      * Clinicians,             (XIII)                                                          * 100% of the fine arts
                                                                                                                                                                                    thought processes in place.
                                                                                                           * Coordinators,                                                                             teachers will participate in
                                                                                                           * Trainers,                                                                                 the training and
                                                                                                           * Consultants,                                                                              understanding of the
                                                                                                             Specialists                                                                               TEKS-based curriculum.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     * There will be a 5%
                                                                                                                                                                                                       improvement in TAKS
                                                                                                                                                                                                       scores in subjects using
                                                                                                                                                                                                       higher order thinking skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                       acquired in fine arts classes
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                      Responsible for                 Resources                              Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         56
                                                                                      Implementation               Human      Fiscal                          Timeline
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (math, reading, social
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            studies and science).




     17. Fine arts teachers will attend appropriate staff development           * Fine Arts Director,      * Campus                  Local (VII)          Aug. 2005 -             * Poll all fine arts teachers
         that pertains to field of knowledge.                                     Victor D. Gunnoe,          Administrators,         State (XI)           July 2006                 and gather information on
         [a,b,c,SW3,SW4,SW9,SW10]                                               * Campus Administrators,   * Campus Teachers,        Title I Regular                                staff development/training
                                                                                * CFO                      * Clinicians,             (XIII)                                         needs.                                * 100% of fine arts teachers
                                                                                                           * Coordinators,           Title II part D.                                                                       will attend staff
                                                                                                           * Trainers,               Technology                                                                             development that is
                                                                                                           * Consultants,            (XV)                                                                                   relevant to their area of
                                                                                                             Specialists                                                                                                    expertise.




     18. Provide Staff development designed to meet the specific                * Patricia Y. Raymond,     * Daycare Directors       XI Salaries          11/1/05                 * Post Tests, Sign in Sheets,
         needs of caregivers who work in center based programs and                Coordinator                (3)                                          11/18/05                  Evaluation Forms
         their need to acquire an understanding of child development                                       * TDFRS                   VII Salaries-        1/2/06                    11/1/05
         and the skills required to promote healthy growth and                                             * Child care              $2500.00             1/3/06                    11/18/05                              * 100% of the PEP staff will
         development as defined by the early childhood profession in                                         Advocates                                    1/16/06                   1/2/06                                  attend staff development
         the CDA Competency Standards.                                                                     * Coordinator                                  1/27/06                   1/3/06                                  for professional growth
         [b,c,SW4,SW8,SW9]                                                                                 * Nurse                                        2/10/06                   1/16/06                                 relevant to their job duties
                                                                                                           * Counselor                                                              1/27/06                                 and responsibilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                    2/10/06
                                                                                                                                                                                  * Daily Classroom
                                                                                                                                                                                    Observations
                                                                                                                                                                                  * TDFRS Inspections
                                                                                                                                                                                  * Staff Evaluations in May
                                                                                                                                                                                  * Daycare Provider Journals
                                                                                                                                                                                  * Self-Assessment in May




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                      Responsible for                 Resources                             Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                     Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        57
                                                                                      Implementation               Human      Fiscal                         Timeline




     19. Provide training to teachers and campus administration on              * Veronica F. Guerra,      * Section 504/              None                August 2005-          * ERO requirements for
         the Identification of Dyslexia and the Referral Process;                 Executive Director         Dyslexia                  Required            June 2006               staff development
         Overview of § 504; Allowable Accommodations for                          Instructional Support      Coordinator,
         Learning Different Students; Developing and Individual                 * Martha S. Rubio,           Martha S.                                                                                                   * 100% of classroom
         Accommodation Plan; and/or Dyslexia Simulation                           Coordinator                Rubio                                                                                                         teachers will be trained
                                                                                  Section 504/Dylsexia     * Dyslexia                                                                                                      with §504 Basic Overview
                                                                                                             Assessor/                                                                                                     and the Dyslexia
                                                                                                           * Teacher,                                                                                                      Identification Process
                                                                                                             Sandra Saenz




     20. Provide annual training for campus § 504 designees with                * Veronica F. Guerra,      * Section 504/              Section 504         August 2005-          * ERO requirement for staff
         attorney/consultant from the law firm of Richard, Lindsay                Executive Director         Dyslexia                  $2000.00 (IX)       June 2006               development
         and Martin in Austin, Texas.                                             Instructional Support      Coordinator,
                                                                                * Martha S. Rubio,           Martha S.                                                                                                   * 100% of campus designees
                                                                                  Coordinator                Rubio                                                                                                         will attend annual training
                                                                                  Section 504/Dylsexia     * Dyslexia                                                                                                      with attorney/consultant
                                                                                                             Assessor/
                                                                                                           * Teacher,
                                                                                                             Sandra Saenz




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                         58
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL III: LISD shall produce a student focused action plan, designed to (a) integrate technology (b) improve district and student populations and (c) meet state and federal required
accountability mandates to include AEIS and AYP measures by providing a TEKS focused curriculum and instruction.

OBJECTIVE C: LISD will establish a process for ensuring that all student support programs specific to student sub-groups are fully implemented to deliver high quality individualized
instruction as measured by an increase of 8% annually to meet state and federal standards.

                                                                                     Responsible for                       Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                     Implementation            Human                           Fiscal            Timeline

      1.    LISD will implement a second language learning program              * Campus and District      * Instructional            $15,000                *1st Six Weeks          * All Campus’                           * Show an 8% increase in
            model consistently throughout the district (3PK – 5)                  Administrators             Specialist,              [II Bilingual]          (September 23)            Improvement Plans                      students’ achievement in all
                 Bilingual transitional program in grades (PK – 5)              * Blas Martinez,           * Curriculum and Staff                                                       reflect implementation of              local, state, and national
                                                                                                                                                             * 2nd Six Weeks
                 ESL Program (6-12)                                               Virginia Flores,           Development                                                               the mandated Bilingual                  assessment on a yearly
                                                                                                                                                              (November 4)
            [ a, b, SW8]                                                          Guadalupe Perez            Resource Specialist,                                                      Transitional Program                    basis.
                                                                                  Executive Principals     * Immigrant Specialist,                           *3rd Six Weeks            Model.                                * End of year report card
                                                                                * Vacant, Bilingual        * Bilingual/ESL                                    (December 16)          * Progress Reports every 3                Promotion/Retention rates
                                                                                  Director                   Strategists,                                                              weeks                                 * Special Education annual
                                                                                                                                                             *4th Six Weeks
                                                                                                           * Master Teachers                                                         * Six weeks grades                        reviews
                                                                                                                                                              (February 16)
                                                                                                           * Teachers                                                                * Bench marks                           * A.E.I.S.
                                                                                                           * CEIC Committees                                 *5th Six Weeks          * 2 year monitoring periods             * AYP
                                                                                                           * Consultants                                      (April 7)                 for Bilingual/ESL exited             * Number of exited
                                                                                                           * Bilingual                                       * 6th Six Weeks            students                               Bilingual / ESL students
                                                                                                             Department                                       (May 26)                                                       * Graduation rates
                                                                                                             Staff



      2.    LISD will provide intensive staff development on federal            * Diana Juarez             * Vacant, Ex. Director     Approximately          * Six weeks             * Sign in sheets, Agendas,              * 100% of staff will be
            mandate for the Bilingual/ESL Programs to:                            Staff Development          for Human                $50,000                  record of               Registration Forms                      trained.
            *Administration                                                       Director                   Resources                [II Bilingual]           attended staff
            *School Personnel                                                   * Efrain Garza             * Campus                                            developments,
            *Bilingual/ESL Teachers                                               ERO Coordinator            Administrators                                    as requested by
            *Support instructional staff                                                                   * Bilingual                                         campus
            [ a, b, c, d, SW4, SW9]                                                                          Department Staff



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                     Responsible for                       Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            59
                                                                                     Implementation            Human                           Fiscal            Timeline
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             * Show an 8% increase in
      3.    LISD will assign Bilingual/ESL Strategists to campuses to           * Vacant, Bilingual        * Vacant, Ex. Director     Approximately          September 2005 –        * Weekly log                              students’ achievement in all
            train and assist classroom teachers in the implementation of          Director                   for Human Resource       $500,000               May 2006                * Attendance Record                       local, state, and national
            appropriate instructional interventions. [a, b, c, d, SW3,                                     * Campus                   [II Bilingual]                                                                           assessment on a yearly
            SW4, SW8, SW9]                                                                                   Administrators                                                                                                    basis (AEIS/AYP).




      4.    LISD will follow the established criteria for selection and         * Blas Martinez            * Campus                   $850,000               September 1 –
            purchase of appropriate curriculum materials in both L1 and           Executive Principal        Administrators           [II Bilingual]         April 2006                                                      * Show an 8% increase in
            L2 to support Bilingual and ESL instruction. [b, g, SW7,            * Vacant                   * Teachers                                                                *Purchase orders                          students’ achievement in all
            SW10]                                                                 Bilingual Director       * Technology                                                              *Approval by Bilingual                    local, state, and national
                                                                                                           * Trainers                                                                Director                                  assessment on a yearly
                                                                                                           * Bilingual                                                                                                         basis (AEIS/AYP)
                                                                                                             Department Staff
                                                                                                             -2 coordinators
                                                                                                             -2 secretaries
                                                                                                             -2 consultants

      5.    LISD will utilize existing software programs that can               * Blas Martinez            ESL Teachers               $180,000               August 2005 –           * Purchase orders                       * Qualified teachers
            monitor language development and academic progress of all             Executive Principal                                 [II Bilingual]         January 2006            * Approval by Bilingual                 * Increased academic
            LEP students [b, g, SW7, SW10]                                      * Vacant, Bilingual                                                                                    Director                                performance (AEIS/AYP)
                                                                                  Director                                                                                           * Appropriate Instructional             * Increase number of
                                                                                * Carmen Sandoval,                                                                                     setting for LEP students                ESLCertified teachers
                                                                                  Technology Director




      6.    LISD will continue to implement two-way Dual Language               * Vacant, Bilingual        * Principals               XIX Grant              August 2005 –           * six weeks tests                       * Increased levels of
            Program at Bruni and Macdonell Elementary. [b, SW2,                   Director                 * Certified ESL                                   July 2006               * LAS Oral tests                          language proficiency in two
            SW8, XIX]                                                           * Respective school          teachers                                                                * Terra Nova                              languages
                                                                                  principal                                                                                          * Supera                                * Higher NCE scores on
                                                                                                                                                                                     * RPTE                                    Terra Nova and Supera
                                                                                                                                                                                     * TPRI/Tejas Lee


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                     Responsible for                          Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                            Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               60
                                                                                     Implementation               Human                           Fiscal            Timeline

      7.    LISD will continue to incorporate bilingual education               * Principals                * Principals                 VII Local              August 2005 –           * six weeks reports                     * Oversee Financial Report
            methodologies and strategies in the ESL at 6th grade Program                                    * Certified ESL                                     May 2006                                                        * AEIS/AYPData
            (ONLY at Lamar Middle) [b, SW2, SW8, I, IV]                                                       teachers


      8.    ESL Summer Enrichment Classes (9-12) will be offered to             * Vacant, Bilingual         * Principals                 VII Local              June 2006 – July        * Pre-Language Proficiency              * Post-Language Proficiency
            Limited English Proficient students who are experiencing              Director                  * Certified ESL                                     2006                      Assessments                             Assessments
            difficulty in English. The teacher utilizes ESL methodology,                                      teachers                                                                  * End of Summer Progress
            an intensive instructional pace, modified materials, and                                                                                                                      Report
            computer assisted instruction to enhance the teaching and                                                                                                                   * Gains in proficiency level
            learning process. [b, SW2, I, XV, II, IV]

                                                                                                            *   Core Area Deans          VII Local              August 2005-            * LAS Oral I                            * Gain in oral language
      9.    The ESL Department will provide training in Sheltered               * Vacant, Bilingual         *   Librarians                                      May 2006                * 6 weeks tests                           proficiency
            English Approach for identified Science, Mathematics, and             Director                  *   Teachers                                                                                                        * Mastery of Basal
            Social Studies content areas teachers in Middle School and                                      *   Technology Trainers                                                                                               assessment tests
            High School. [b, SW4, SW8, IV]                                                                                                                                                                                      * TELPAS Results (AEIS)



      10. Utilize criteria for selection of developmentally appropriate         * Meli Paez, Director for   * Principals                 XIX Tech               August 2005- July       * List of resources available           * Well-balanced integrated
          research-based materials, library resources and technology              Library and Media         * Trained Plato              Allotment              2006                      for students                            curriculum that will help
          software in English, Spanish and other languages.                       Services                  teachers                     $60,000                                                                                  develop and increase
                                                                                * Carmen Sandoval,                                                                                                                                students; competencies
                                                                                  Director for
                                                                                  Technology
                                                                                * Vacant,
                                                                                  Bilingual Director
                                                                                * Tracy Cartas, Special
                                                                                  Education Director



      11. LISD will utilize software addressed for credit recovery and          * Blas Martinez,            *   Resource Teachers        XIX Tech               August 2005- July       * Increase number of credits            * Increased number of credits
          remediation for students who are at-risk of dropping our and            Executive Principal       *   Diagnosticians           Allotment              2006                      recovered by at-risk                    awarded to students based
          community members working towards their GED.                                                      *   Teachers                 $12,600                                          students as per periodic                on student achievement
                                                                                                            *   Campus                                                                    data reports
                                                                                                                Administrators


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                     PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                   SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy              SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff           SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development            SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement         SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                     Responsible for                        Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                          Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             61
                                                                                     Implementation             Human                           Fiscal            Timeline

      12. LISD will implement initiatives to reduce the number of               * Tracy Cartas, Special     * Campus                   Requires no            *1st Six Weeks          *Reduce number of students              *Increased student
          students in special education.                                          Education Director          Administrators           special funding         (September 23)         in special education as per             achievement in all local,
          LISD will continue to monitor the percent of students                                             * SSS Committees           – implemented                                  periodic data reports                   state, and national
                                                                                                                                                              * 2nd Six Weeks
          identified under particular disabilities with special emphasis                                    * Counselors               via standard                                                                           assessments for all students
                                                                                                                                                               (November 4)
          in the Learning Disabled category. [b, c, SWI, SW8]                                               * Department Chairs        district/campus                                                                        including special populations
                                                                                                            * Teachers                 practices              *3rd Six Weeks                                                  (AEIS/AYP)
                                                                                                            * District                                         (December 16)
                                                                                                              Administrators
                                                                                                                                                              *4th Six Weeks
                                                                                                            * District Coordinators
                                                                                                                                                               (February 16)
                                                                                                            * Social Workers
                                                                                                            * Behaviors Specialists                           *5th Six Weeks
                                                                                                            * Strategists                                      (April 7)
                                                                                                            * Trainers                                        * 6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                            * SBDM Committees                                  (May 26)
                                                                                                            * Special Education
                                                                                                              Director
                                                                                                            * Supervisors
                                                                                                            * Diagnosticians
                                                                                                            * Speech Therapists


      13. Decrease the number of students in Special Education by:              * Blas Martinez,         * Campus                      *Annual fees for       *1st Six Weeks          * Sign in evaluation sheets             * 5% reduction in students
      a. Create a referral packet designed to improve pre-referral                Virginia Flores,         Administrators               web-based              (September 23)           from staff work sessions                identified as Special
          strategies especially concerning language and SES issues and            Guadalupe Perez,       * Counselors                   data                                                                                    Education from baseline of
                                                                                                                                                              * 2nd Six Weeks
          enable district wide tracking and monitoring.                           Executive Principals   * Department Chairs            management                                                                              13.6%.
                                                                                                                                                               (November 4)
      b. Use a Student Support System committee to recommend a                                           * Teachers                     system
           variety of strategies that are employed prior to initial Special                              * District                     [Program              *3rd Six Weeks
           education referral.                                                                             Administrators               Budget Code            (December 16)
      c. Provide training and support for teachers and campus                                            * District Coordinators        X]
                                                                                                                                                              *4th Six Weeks
           administrators in second language acquisition, economic                                       * Social Workers              *Purchase of
                                                                                                                                                               (February 16)
           disadvantages, learning disabilities, behavior and classroom                                  * Behaviors Specialists        high quality
           management issues.                                                                            * Strategists                  training videos       *5th Six Weeks
      d. Provide parent sessions focused on increasing parental                                          * Trainers                     and products           (April 7)
           participation in their child’s education.                                                     * SBDM Committees              [Program              * 6th Six Weeks
         [a, b, c, d, e, f, SW1, SW2, SW3, SW4, SW5, SW7, SW8,                                           * Librarians                   Budget Code            (May 26)
         SW9, SW10]                                                                                      * Special Education            X]
                                                                                                         Director
                                                                                                         *Supervisors
                                                                                                         *Diagnosticians
                                                                                                         *Speech Therapists
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                   PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                     Responsible for                    Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         62
                                                                                     Implementation         Human                           Fiscal            Timeline

      14. Increase SPED TAKS/SDAA II Passing Rates; Decrease                    * Blas Martinez,                                   *Purchase of           *1st Six Weeks          * Staff assignments, contact            * 2.5% increase on SPED
           SPED SDAA Only Participation, Increase SPED students                   Virginia Flores,                                 Books [Program          (September 23)           logs, and sign in sheets                TAKS passing rate from
           taking SDAA on grade level or one grade level below                    Guadalupe Perez                                  Budget Code X]                                   from staff work and in-                 baseline:
                                                                                                                                                          * 2nd Six Weeks
           enrolled grade, and Increase TAKS passing rate of student              Executive Principals                                                                              service sessions                        Reading: 32.7%
                                                                                                                                                           (November 4)
           one year after exit from SPED by:                                                                                                                                      * Purchase of books                       Science: 15.9%
     a. Provide classical works of literature on tape for struggling                                                                                      *3rd Six Weeks                                                    Soc. Studies: 33.8%
           readers.                                                                                                                                        (December 16)                                                  * 2.5% decrease in SDAA
     b. Provide training and support for teachers in the effective                                                                                                                                                          Only Participation from
                                                                                                                                                          *4th Six Weeks
           integration of Assistive Technology into the reading, science                                                                                                                                                    baseline of 48.4%
                                                                                                                                                           (February 16)
           and social studies curriculum.                                                                                                                                                                                 * 5% increase in SDAA
     c. Provide teachers with staff development sessions focused on                                                                                       *5th Six Weeks                                                    Participation within one
           TEKS standards and TAKS/SDAA II in reading, math,                                                                                               (April 7)                                                        grade level of enrolled
           social studies and science.                                                                                                                    * 6th Six Weeks                                                   grade annually from
     d. Provide targeted SPED professional development for                                                                                                 (May 26)                                                         baseline:
           administrators to facilitate district compliance program                                                                                                                                                         Math: 24.5%
           management and instructional program implementation.                                                                                                                                                             Reading: 17.6%
     e. Assist campus administrators in monitoring general                                                                                                                                                                * 2.5% increase in TAKS
           education, general education inclusive, and special education                                                                                                                                                    Reading passing rate one
           settings to assist in ensuring the effective implementation of                                                                                                                                                   year after exit from SPED
           research based learner centered instructional strategies and                                                                                                                                                     from baseline of 42%
           cognitive approaches across the curriculum.
     f.    Assist campus administrators in monitoring implementation
           of computer assisted reading programs to enhance the
           accessibility of resources and books for all students.
     g. Provide targeted parent and community awareness sessions
           to disseminate information on LRE SPED assessment
           requirements, performance data, and the level of student
           achievement for the district and campuses.
     h. Provide training and support to campus administrators to
           offer and monitor after school and summer school
           intervention programs which target students identified as
           performing below grade level.
     i.    Provide training and support for teachers in utilizing
           different strategies which provide accommodations and
           modifications for all students.
     j.    Provide training to staff to promote high expectations and
          least restrictive decision making on statewide assessment and
          placement decisions for all SPED students.
     k. Provide training to teachers and administrators in monitoring
          the rate of progress on IEP goals and objectives.
             EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                      SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                     Responsible for                    Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                      Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        63
                                                                                     Implementation         Human                           Fiscal            Timeline
      l.   Provide Elementary Campus Coordinators to train and assist
           teachers on pre-referral process, modification and
          accommodations, ARD process, classroom management, and
          the implementation of appropriate instructional interventions.
     m. Provide Secondary Campus Coordinators at High Schools to
          train and assist teachers on pre-referral process, modification
          and accommodations, ARD process, classroom management,
          and the implementation of appropriate instructional
          interventions. They will also assist in having ARD’s to allow
          resource teachers more time for instruction.
     n. Provide Behavior Specialists to assist and train general and
          and special education teachers district wide on behavior
          management techniques and strategies.
     o. Provide Transition Specialist to coordinate transitional
          services for students district wide, and act as a liaison
          between outside agencies and district to provide services for
          students after graduation.
     p. Provide Computer-Assisted Reading Software and Hardware
          at all campus libraries
     q. Provide Diagnostician Clerks and Speech Clerks at campuses
          to help in the reduction of paperwork for diagnosticians,
          SLP’s, ASLP’s and teachers.
     r. Assist campuses in increasing instructional time by assigning
          Elementary Diagnosticians to hole 90% of campus annual
          ARD’s.
     s. Provide Tutors to assist all campuses with in-class support for
          all Special Education Students
     t. Provide monthly staff developments for all departments with
          in the Division of Special Education.
      [a, b, c, d, e, f, SW1, SW2, SW3, SW4, SW5, SW7, SW8, SW9]




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                     Responsible for                         Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                           Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              64
                                                                                     Implementation              Human                           Fiscal            Timeline

      15. Attend Change of Placement ARD’s and provide CEHI for                 * Patricia Y. Raymond,     *   Community Liaison        IV                     9/1/05-8/31/06          * IEP Documentation                     * 100% of PRS/Special
          special education students that have to be confined to home             Coordinator              *   Home Instructors         XIII                                           * Daily Home Instruction                  Education students (upon a
          or hospital during or after pregnancy/delivery because of                                        *   Nurse                    VII                                              Logs                                    Change of Placement ARD
          medical reasons.                                                                                 *   Counselor                XI                                             * PEP Participant Survey in               and medical documentation
          [b,SW8]                                                                                          *   Community                                                                 May on Program                          necessitating home
                                                                                                               Liaison                                                                   Effectiveness                           instruction) will receive
                                                                                                                                                                                       * Self-Assessment in May                  Compensatory Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Home Instruction.




      16. Provide for Compensatory Education Home Instruction                   * Patricia Y. Raymond,     *   Community Liaison        IV                     9/1/05-8/31/06          * IEP Documentation                     * 100% of PRS/Special
          (CEHI) in the home or hospital for a student because of                 Coordinator              *   Home Instructors                                                        * Daily Home Instruction                  Education students (upon a
          medical reasons during the prenatal period and/or during                                         *   Nurse                    XI                                               Logs                                    Change of Placement ARD
          postpartum period.                                                                               *   Counselor                                                               * PEP Participant Survey in               and medical documentation
          [b,SW8]                                                                                          *   Community                VII                                              May on Program                          necessitating home
                                                                                                               Liaison                                                                   Effectiveness                           instruction) will receive
                                                                                                                                                                                       * Self-Assessment in May                  Compensatory Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Home Instruction.

      17. Provide for the identification and intake documentation of            * Patricia Y. Raymond,     *   Community Liaison        IV Salaries            9/1/05-8/31/06          * IEP Documentation                     * 100% of the referrals of
          pregnant students to be completed, verified, and filed.                 Coordinator              *   Home Instructors                                                        * Daily Home Instruction                  pregnant students will be
          [d,SW8]                                                                                          *   Nurse                    VII Salaries                                     Logs                                    enrolled in the PEP
                                                                                                           *   Counselor                                                               * PEP Participant Survey in               Program.
                                                                                                           *   Community                XIII Salaries                                    May on Program
                                                                                                               Liaison                                                                   Effectiveness
                                                                                                                                                                                       * Self-Assessment in May



      18. Provide and monitor specialized software program (CEI)                * Veronica F. Guerra,      * §504 / Dyslexia            XIX Tech               August 2005-June        * Monitor student Grades                * Increase student
          used by dyslexia students.                                              Executive Director         Coordinator,               Allotment              2006                      by six weeks                            achievement by 8% in local
                                                                                  Instructional Support      Martha S. Rubio            $30,500                                                                                  and state assessment
                                                                                * Martha S. Rubio,         * Dyslexia Assessor,
                                                                                  Section 504/Dyslexia       Sandra Saenz               XIII Title I
                                                                                  Coordinator              * Dyslexia Teachers          $42,000
                                                                                                           * CEI Teachers


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                    PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                     Responsible for                       Resources                            Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            65
                                                                                     Implementation            Human                           Fiscal            Timeline

      19. Allow for the desegregation of TAKS data by specific                  * Veronica F. Guerra,      * §504 / Dyslexia          None Required          August 2005-June        * Monitor student Grades                * Increase student
          objective for each dyslexia student that is serviced by the             Executive Director         Coordinator,                                    2006                      by six weeks                            achievement by 8% in local
          dyslexia instructional program teacher                                  Instructional Support      Martha S. Rubio                                                                                                   and state assessment
                                                                                * Martha S. Rubio,
                                                                                  Section 504/Dyslexia
                                                                                  Coordinator




      20. Monitor implementation of the Herman Method for                       * Veronica F. Guerra,      * §504 / Dyslexia          None Required          August 2005-June        * Review progress reports               * Increase student
          Reversing Reading Failure by checking individualized lesson             Executive Director         Coordinator,                                    2006                      by six weeks                            achievement by 8% in local
          plans and student reading/spelling progress charts                      Instructional Support      Martha S. Rubio                                                                                                   and state assessment
                                                                                * Martha S. Rubio,
                                                                                  Section 504/Dyslexia
                                                                                  Coordinator




      21. Ensure that student’s Individual Accommodation Plan are               * Campus §504              * §504 / Dyslexia          None Required          August 2005-June        * Review IAP distribution               * Increase student
          distributed and implemented by classroom teachers at all                Designees,                 Coordinator,                                    2006                      prior to end of first six               achievement by 8% in local
          campuses                                                              * Campus Principal           Martha S. Rubio                                                           weeks                                   and state assessment




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL III: LISD shall produce a student focused action plan, designed to (a) integrate technology (b) improve district and student populations and (c) meet state and federal required
accountability mandates to include AEIS and AYP measures by providing a TEKS focused curriculum and instruction.

OBJECTIVE D: LISD will increase the number of students registering and participating in taking SAT/ACT exams by 15% annually.

                                                                                     Responsible for                        Resources                                Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                               Formative Evaluation                 Summative Evaluation
                                                                                     Implementation             Human                           Fiscal                Timeline
     1.     LISD will implement initiatives to increase the number of           * Belinda Z. Silva          * Blas Martinez,                  [VI]            Every six weeks               * Pre and Post                       * School District AEIS
            students taking the SAT, ACT, PSAT, EXPLORE and                       Advanced Academics          Virginia Flores,         Title 1 $25,000        1st Six Weeks                   Assessments                          accountability Golden
            PLAN. Initiatives will be implemented to increase percent             Director                    Guadalupe Perez                                 (September 23)                  (Sure Score)                         Performance Indicators
            of students scoring above or at least 1000 on the SAT and/or        * Vacant                      Executive Principals                            2nd Six Weeks                 * SAT/ACT Practice Test
            26 on the ACT. [b, SW1]                                               Executive Director for    * High school                                     (November 4)                    (PSAT)
                                                                                  Curriculum &                Principals                                      3rd Six Weeks
                                                                                  Instruction               * Counselors                                      (December 16)
                                                                                * Rosie Cardenas            * Rosaura Rodriguez                               4th Six Weeks
                                                                                  Director of Guidance        Ex. Director for                                (February 16)
                                                                                  & Counseling                Accountability,                                 5th Six Weeks
                                                                                                              Planning and                                    (April 7)
                                                                                                              Development                                     6th Six Weeks (May
                                                                                                                                                              26)


     2.     LISD will offer AP classes to increase student graduates with       *Vacant                     * Blas Martinez,                  [VII]           August 2005 – May                                                  * School Districts AEIS
            the Distinguished Achievement Plan to ensure that all                 Executive Directors for     Virginia Flores,                [XII]           2006                          * Pre and Post                         Accountability Golden
            students graduate under the Recommended or Distinguished              Curriculum &                Guadalupe Perez               $250,000                                          Assessments                          Performance indicator
            Achievement Plan in High School.              Under special           Instruction                 Executive Principals                                                                                               * ACT, AYP Increased
            circumstances, special approval may be granted to graduate          * Rosie Cardenas            * Belinda Silva                                                                                                        Scores
            under the Minimum High School Plan. [b,c,SW2]                         Director of Guidance        Advanced
                                                                                  & Counseling                Academics Director
                                                                                                            * Principal
                                                                                                            * Assistant Principal
                                                                                                            * Counselors
                                                                                                            * Teachers
                                                                                                            * Campus
                                                                                                              Administrators
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                      PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk        VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual      VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE           VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed         IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia          X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                              Formative Evaluation                 Summative Evaluation
                                                                                     Implementation            Human                           Fiscal                Timeline
     3.     LISD will require PGP for all students. Conference with                                                                       VII Local          August 2005 –
            parents required. [b f SW5]                                         *Blas Martinez, Virginia   * Principals, Assistant                           September 2006                * Pre and Post Assessment            * Increased student
                                                                                 Flores, Guadalupe           Principals,                                                                   * Parent Conference Forms              performance on AEIS,
                                                                                 Perez Executive             Counselors,                                                                                                          AYP indicators.
                                                                                 Principals                  Teachers, and Parents
                                                                                *Rosa Cardenas
                                                                                Director of Guidance &
                                                                                 Counseling
                                                                                *Belinda Z. Silva
                                                                                Advanced Academics
                                                                                 Director


                                                                                                                                          [XII, XIII]        October 2005 –
     4.     LISD will provide Sure Score/ STAR Training and                                                                                $ 10,000          May 2006                      * Benchmarks Practice                * Increased SAT ACT
            instruction to improve vocabulary development for all               * Blas Martinez,           * Teachers, Sure Score                                                            Assessments                          performance (AEIS)
            students. [a, b, d SW1 SW2]                                           Virginia Flores,           Consultants
                                                                                  Guadalupe Perez,
                                                                                  Executive Principals
                                                                                * Rosa Cardenas,
                                                                                  Director of Guidance
                                                                                  & Counseling
                                                                                * Belinda Z. Silva,
                                                                                  Advance Academic
                                                                                  Director


     5.     LISD will acquire and use software to prepare students for                                                                XIX Technology         October 2005 –
            the SAT and ACT tests.                                                                                                    Allotment              May 2006                      * Benchmarks Practice                * Increased SAT ACT
                                                                                * Blas Martinez,       * Teachers,                    $10,000                                                Assessments                          performance (AEIS)
                                                                                  Virginia Flores,     * Software Consultants
                                                                                  Guadalupe Perez,
                                                                                  Executive Principals
                                                                                * Rosa Cardenas,
                                                                                  Director of Guidance
                                                                                  & Counseling
                                                                                * Belinda Z. Silva,
                                                                                  Advance Academic
                                                                                  Director
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                  SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                        PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk        VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual      VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE           VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed         IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia          X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                                     2005-2010

GOAL III: LISD shall produce a student focused action plan, designed to (a) integrate technology (b) improve district and student performance, for all student populations and (c) meet state and
       federal required accountability mandates to include AEIS and AYP measures by providing a TEKS focused curriculum and instruction.

OBJECTIVE E: LISD will evaluate all instructional programs on a yearly basis.

                        Strategies                                      Responsible for Implementation                                    Resources                             Monitoring              Formative Evaluation                    Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                      Human         Fiscal                       Timeline
 1. Appoint Evaluation TASK Force                                Jesus Amezcua, Superintendent                                Executive Principals:           $0             Monthly:                 PEIMS Reports                            100% instructional programs will be
                                                                 Rosaura Rodriguez, Executive Director for Accountability,    Virginia Flores                                     ___Aug. 2006        Instructional Technology Reports         in compliance of state/federal
                                                                 Planning & Development                                       Blas Martinez                                       ___Sept. 2006       Meeting/Agendas                          mandates. ( Performance-Based
                                                                                                                              Lupita Perez                                        ___Oct. 2006        Sign-In/Rosters                          Monitoring Analysis System)
                                                                                                                              Tracy Cartas, Director for                          ___Nov. 2006                                                 Student Performance will improve
                                                                                                                              Special Education                                   ___Dec. 2006                                                 by 8% in all content areas.
                                                                                                                              Belinda Silva, Director for                         ___Jan. 2006                                                 (Academic Excellence Indicator
                                                                                                                              GT/AP                                               ___Feb. 2006                                                 System, Adequate Yearly Progress,
                                                                                                                              Severita Sanchez, Interim                           ___Mar. 2006                                                 Performance-Based Monitoring
                                                                                                                              Bilingual/ESL &                                     ___Apr. 2006                                                 Analysis System)
                                                                                                                              Compliance                                          ___May 2006
                                                                                                                              Carmen Sandoval, Director                           ___June 2006
                                                                                                                              for Instructional Tech.                             ___July 2006
                                                                                                                              Fernando Cruz, Director
                                                                                                                              for Federal Programs
                                                                                                                              Dolores Campos, Director
                                                                                                                              for Career & Technology
                                                                                                                              Felipe Villarreal Director
                                                                                                                              of Testing
                                                                                                                              Elsa Ruiz, Testing
                                                                                                                              Coordinator
                                                                                                                              Ofilia Chapa, PEIMS
                                                                                                                              Coordinator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Performance-Based Monitoring
                                                                                                                              Felipe Villarreal, Director     $0             Every Six Weeks:         PEIMS Reports                            System(PBMAS) risk indicators will
 2. Evaluate and monitor risk indicators for all instructional   Rosaura Rodriguez, Executive Director for Accountability,
                                                                                                                              of Testing                                     ___1st Six Weeks         Skills Checks                            be rated passing at a level of 3 and
    programs for program effectiveness. (BE/ESL ,CTE,            Planning & Development
                                                                                                                              Elsa Ruiz, Testing                             ___2nd Six Weeks         Benchmark Assessments                    4. 100% instructional programs will
    NCLB & SP. ED.)                                              Tracy Cartas, Director for Special Education
                                                                                                                              Coordinator                                    ___3rd Six Weeks         Report Cards                             be in compliance of state/federal
                                                                 Belinda Silva, Director for GT/AP
                                                                                                                              Ofilia Chapa, PEIMS                            ___4th Six Weeks         Attendance Rate                          mandates.
                                                                 Severita Sanchez, Interim Bilingual/ESL & Compliance
                                                                                                                              Coordinator                                    ___5th Six Weeks
                                                                 Fernando Cruz, Director for Federal Programs
                                                                                                                                                                             ___6th Six Weeks
                                                                 Dolores Campus, Director for Career & Technology




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                              SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                          PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership                  e. School Climate                        SW1.   Assessment                      SW6. Transition Home to School          I. At Risk      VI.     GT                       XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                       f. Parental/Community Involvement        SW2.   Reform Strategy                 SW7. SBDM                              II. Bilingual    VII.    Local                    XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations       g. Campus Resources Allocation           SW3.   Professional Staff              SW8. Special Populations              III. CATE         VIII.   Optional Extended Yr    XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                             SW4.   Staff Development               SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers        IV. Comp. Ed       IX.    Section 504             XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                                      SW5.   Parental Involvement            SW10. Coordination of Funds            V. Dyslexia        X.    Special Ed.                     TPTR                 XIX. Other
                       Strategies                                 Responsible for Implementation                       Resources                          Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                   Human         Fiscal                    Timeline                                                                           69

 3. Conduct individual Campus Performance                  Rosaura Rodriguez, Executive Director for        Felipe Villarreal,              $0         September 2006          Meeting Agendas                         100% of principals will sign
    Objective (CPO) sessions with principals               Accountability, Planning and Development         Director of Testing                                                Sign-In/Rosters                         the CPO profile as their
                                                           Blas Martinez, Executive Principal               Elsa Ruiz, Testing                                                                                         commitment for student
                                                           Virginia Flores, Executive Principal             Coordinator                                                                                                improvement.
                                                           Lupita Perez, Executive Principal                Ofilia Chapa, PEIMS
                                                                                                            Coordinator




 4. Conduct LISD System Check                              Rosaura Rodriguez, Executive Director for        Amanda Garcia,                  $0         Nov. – Dec. 2005        Meeting Agendas                         Student Performance will
    “WALK the LISD TALK”                                   Accountability, Planning and Development         Systems Analyst                            Jan. –Feb. 2006         Sign-In/Rosters                         improve by 8% in all content
                                                           Fernando Cruz, Director for Federal Programs     Ofilia Chapa, PEIMS                                                Calendar of Visits                      areas. (Academic Excellence
                                                           Veronica Guerra, Executive Director for          Coordinator                                                        Summary Sheets                          Indicator Systems, Adequate
                                                           Instructional Support Services                   Felipe Villarreal,                                                                                         Yearly Progress/
                                                           Blas Martinez, Executive Principal               Director of Testing                                                                                        Performance-Based
                                                           Virginia Flores, Executive Principal                                                                                                                        Monitoring Analysis System)
                                                           Lupita Perez, Executive Principal




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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GOAL IV
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL IV: LISD shall develop and optimize district capacity through instructional leadership building programs to include but not limited to the recruitment, development and retention of
highly qualified staff.

OBJECTIVE A: LISD will increase participation in collaborative agreements with higher level educational institutions in an effort to leverage the community’s resources thereby enhancing
educational programs.




                                                                                         Responsible for                     Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                     Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation          Human                        Fiscal         Timeline
     1.    LISD will develop a partnership with TAMIU to develop an             *Vacant                         *Blas Martinez,      $0.00               November 2005 –         *Signing of MOU                         *Decrease # of dropout rate
           Early College Academy.                                               Executive Director for          Virginia Flores,                         May 2006                *Recruitment of Staff                   by 5%.
                                                                                Curriculum and Instruction      Guadalupe
                                                                                                                Perez
                                                                                                                Executive
                                                                                                                Principals




     2.    LISD will develop a partnership with TAMIU, LCC and                  *Virginia Flores                Dr. Sergio           N/A                 August 2005 –           *Number of students                     *Increase in number of
           Texas Migrant Council to advance early student learning              Executive Principal             Garza, Lulu                              May 2006                participating in the initiative         schools participating
           through the Texas Early Education Model (TEEM).                      *Vacant                         Soto, Vanessa
                                                                                Early Childhood Dean            Garcia
                                                                                                                Facilitator/
                                                                                                                Mentor




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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GOAL IV: LISD shall develop and optimize district capacity through instructional leadership building programs to include but not limited to the recruitment, development and retention of
         highly qualified staff.

OBJECTIVE B: LISD will provide a full week of staff development for teachers prior to the beginning of the school year in order to maximize student learning.




                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                     Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

 1. LISD will provide support and assistance to all novice teachers             Executive Director for Human      Human                Resources in          July 2005-June        Schedule training                       100% participation based on
 through the district’s Teacher Mentoring Program.                              Resources                         Resources            place                 2006                                                          Human Resources records
                                                                                                                  Coordinator
                                                                                                                  2FTE’S

 2.LISD will increase TxBESS mentor teachers by training at least 50            Executive Director for Human      Human                $77,070 [XIII]        July 2005-June        Provide days to schedule                100% participation based on
 teachers on a yearly basis.                                                    Resources                         Resources                                  2006                  observations                            Human Resources records
                                                                                                                  Coordinator
                                                                                                                  2FTE’S

 3.LISD will provide substitute teachers so that novice teachers will be        Executive Director for Human      Human                $40,000 [XIII]        July 2005-June
 able to have two days of observations with their mentor teacher.               Resources                         Resources            Title I               2006
                                                                                                                  Coordinator
                                                                                                                  2FTE’S

 4.Mentor teachers will provide feedback to the novice teacher using            Executive Director for Human      Human                Resources in          July 2005-June        Schedule TExES reviews                  100% participation based on
 the TxBESS model and the district’s Buddy mentoring system.                    Resources                         Resources            place                 2006                                                          Human Resources records
                                                                                                                  Coordinator
                                                                                                                  2FTE’S

 5. LISD will give teachers opportunities to prepare for and pass state         Executive Director for Human      Human                $7,000 [XIII]         July 2005-June
 mandated competency tests by providing TExES review study                      Resources                         Resources                                  2006
 sessions in critical areas.                                                                                      Coordinator
                                                                                                                  2FTE’S
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL IV: LISD shall develop and optimize district capacity through instructional leadership building programs to include but not limited to the recruitment, development and retention of highly
         qualified staff.

OBJECTIVE B:LISD will provide a full week of staff development for teachers prior to the beginning of the school year in order to maximize student learning.




                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                     Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

 6. LISD Human Resources Staff will attend the surrounding                      Executive Director for Human      Human                $10,200 [XIV]         July 2005-June        Schedule Job Fairs at                   100% participation based on
 university Job Fairs to recruit highly qualified teachers.                     Resources                         Resources                                  2006                  Universities                            Human Resources records
                                                                                                                  Coordinator
                                                                                                                  2FTE’S



 7. LISD Human Resources Staff will meet and plan with various                  Executive Director for Human      Human                Resources in          July 2005-June        Scheduled meetings with                 100% participation based on
 Alternative Certification Programs to attract highly qualified teachers.       Resources                         Resources            place                 2006                  ACP personnel at                        Human Resources records
                                                                                                                  Coordinator                                                      universities
                                                                                                                  2FTE’S




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                        74
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL IV: LISD shall develop and optimize district capacity through instructional leadership building programs to include but not limited to the recruitment, development and retention of highly
qualified staff.

OBJECTIVE C: LISD’s GED to Ph.D. program will continue to provide a highly educated workforce equipped to deliver high quality instruction.

                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal          Timeline

 1. LISD will continue to provide information to all employees                  Executive Director for Human      Human                Resource in            July 2005-June        List of applicants to the               100% participation based on
 pursuing higher education.                                                     Resources                         Resources            place                  2006                  tuition and book assistance             Human Resources records of
                                                                                                                  Coordinator                                                                                               those who qualified
                                                                                                                  2 FTE

 2. LISD will attract paraprofessionals working in the district to the          Executive Director for Human      Human                $308,416               July 2005-June        List of applicants                      100% participation based on
 teaching profession by providing tuition and book assistance.                  Resources                         Resources            [VII                   2006                                                          Human Resources records of
                                                                                                                  Coordinator                                                                                               those who qualified
                                                                                                                  1 FTE




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
         75




GOAL V
                                                                 LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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                                                                                       2005-2010
                                                                         Plant and Facilities Support Services
GOAL V: LISD will maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal panning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE A: LISD’s Construction Department will complete 100% of its construction projects whether it be replacement or renovations, while adhering to school district and Texas
Education Agency building and safety codes by 2010.


                                  Strategies                                         Responsible for                 Resources                             Monitoring               Formative Evaluation                     Summative Evaluation
                                                                                     Implementation              Human                    Fiscal            Timeline

     1.   Construction timelines for all projects will be reviewed and          Edmundo Lopez, Interim        Edmundo Lopez,          Possible bond     August 2005-              Committee Meeting with                   Expected completion dates will
          revised yearly. [d, SW1]                                               Construction Program       Interim Construction      funds, PFC        June2010                  Shareholders.                            be aligned to the actual
                                                                                    Administrator          Program Administrator      funds, 2005                                                                          completion dates.
                                                                                                                                      Bond Services,
     2.   Monitor on going construction monthly and report on the               Edmundo Lopez, Interim        Edmundo Lopez,          QZAB, IFA, or     August 2005-June          Establish milestones                     Expected completion dates will
          status of each project and the expectation for completion              Construction Program       Interim Construction      fund balance      2010                      benchmarks. Expected                     be aligned to the actual
          relative to the timeline. [d, SW1]                                        Administrator          Program Administrator      [XIX]                                       benchmarks will indicate                 completion dates.
                                                                                                                                                                                  construction is on target.

     3.   Weekly meeting will be held to properly plan and discuss the          Edmundo Lopez, Interim        Edmundo Lopez,          None Needed       August 2005-June          Establish outline and status             Expected completion dates will
          progress of projects. [d, SW1]                                         Construction Program       Interim Construction                        2010                      report.                                  be aligned to the actual
                                                                                    Administrator          Program Administrator                                                                                           completion dates.

     4.   The Construction Department will monitor all PFC projects             Edmundo Lopez, Interim        Edmundo Lopez,          PFC funding               Daily             Inspection Checklist                     Expected completion, dates will
          so that the construction timeline set by contract is met and           Construction Program       Interim Construction      approximately                                                                        be aligned to the actual
          the PFC agreement is satisfied by the year 2007. [d, SW1]                 Administrator          Program Administrator      $60,000,000                                                                          completion dates.
                                                                                                                                      [XIX]
     5.   Staff will maintain clear lines of communication with the             Edmundo Lopez, Interim        Edmundo Lopez,          Possible bond     August 2005-June          Committee Meetings                       Meetings will achieve stated
          Architect, Engineer, Contractor and all parties involved to            Construction Program       Interim Construction      funds, PFC        2010                                                               goals.
          avoid any roadblocks. [d, SW1]                                            Administrator          Program Administrator      funds, 2005
                                                                                                                                      Bond Services,
     6.   We will implement procedures and forms such as inspection             Edmundo Lopez, Interim        Edmundo Lopez,          QZAB, IFA, or     August 2005-June          Committee Meetings                       Development of documents will
          checklist, plan review, & planning list to insure that we              Construction Program       Interim Construction      fund balance.     2010                                                               enhance inspection process of
          properly account and monitor our projects. The intent is to               Administrator          Program Administrator      [XIX]                                                                                projects.
          detect any deficiencies or inconsistencies in the design work.
          [d, SW1]



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment               SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy          SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff       SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development        SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement     SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                    Strategies                                         Responsible for             Resources                   Monitoring          Formative Evaluation                Summative Evaluation
                                                                                       Implementation                                           Timeline                                                                                            77
                                                                                                                     Human                     Fiscal
      7.    We will keep our Directors informed of all relevant issues              Edmundo Lopez, Interim       Edmundo Lopez,           None needed       August 2005-June            Committee Meetings and               Discussion and information
            and provide status of projects. We will work with all                    Construction Program      Interim Construction                         2010                              Memo’s                         gathered will provide for
            department heads and school Principal’s in relation to                      Administrator         Program Administrator                                                                                          proper order and approval of
            furniture orders, signage selection, school colors, and other                                                                                                                                                    items.
            information requiring their input. [d, SW1]

      8.    The department staff will abide by all District policy and              Edmundo Lopez, Interim       Edmundo Lopez,           None needed       August 2005-June                  District Policy                Achieve compliance with
            procedures pertaining to Procurement, contracts, & Finance               Construction Program      Interim Construction                         2010                                                             proper policy and code.
            matters. Internal Control procedures will be implemented so                 Administrator         Program Administrator
            that there is segregation of duties such as staff responsible
            for requesting prices, payment process, P.O. request, &
            proper authorization. [d, SW1]

      9.    We will strive to process all vendor payments in a timely               Edmundo Lopez, Interim       Edmundo Lopez,           None needed       August 2005-June                  District Policy                Achieve compliance with
            fashion so that payments are made within reasonable 30 day               Construction Program      Interim Construction                         2010                                                             District Policy.
            time. [d, SW1]                                                              Administrator         Program Administrator

      10. We will maintain and follow the District safety policies at al            Edmundo Lopez, Interim       Edmundo Lopez,           None needed       August 2005-June                  District Policy                Achieve compliance with
          construction projects. [d, SW1]                                            Construction Program      Interim Construction                         2010                                                             Safety Department Policy.
                                                                                        Administrator         Program Administrator
      11. I will strive to maintain a positive work environment with all            Edmundo Lopez, Interim       Edmundo Lopez,           None needed       August 2005-June                Weekly Meetings                  Achieve compliance with
          co-workers and open lines of communication with all                        Construction Program      Interim Construction                         2010                                                             Construction Department
          departments. [d, SW1]                                                         Administrator         Program Administrator                                                                                          Policy.

      12. We will monitor all projects for adherence to ADA                         Edmundo Lopez, Interim       Edmundo Lopez,           None needed       August 2005-June               Department Policy                 Achieve compliance with
          accessibility compliance. No project will be closed until                  Construction Program      Interim Construction                         2010                                                             ADA Code.
          ADA items have been corrected by contractor. [d, SW1]                         Administrator         Program Administrator

      13. Construction budget will be reviewed and revised yearly.              Juan Meza, Interim Director   Juan Meza, Director of      None needed       August 2005-June          Annual Budget Documents.               Expected expenditure will be
          [d, SW1]                                                                of Operations/Edmundo        Operations/Edmundo                           2010                                                             aligned to the approved
                                                                                Lopez, Interim Construction    Lopez, Construction                                                                                           budget.
                                                                                  Program Administrator       Program Administrator
      14. Accounting practices will be set up so that the encumbrance           Jesus Amezcua, CPA, CFO,      Jesus Amezcua, CPA,         None needed       August 2005-June              Finance Department                 All accounts will have a
          of any expense not properly funded will not be allowed.                 Chief Financial Officer      CFO, Chief Financial                         2010                              Documents.                     positive or zero balance.
          [d, SW1]                                                                                                   Officer




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk      VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual    VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE         VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed       IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia        X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                                                   Resources                   Monitoring          Formative Evaluation                Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                Timeline                                                                                            78

      15. Construction expenses will be monitored every month to                Juan Meza, Interim Director   Juan Meza, Director of     None needed        August 2005-June              Finance Department                 Budget reports will indicate
          ensure that expenses do not exceed appropriations. [d, SW1]             of Operations/Edmundo        Operations/Edmundo                           2010                              Documents.                     expenses are within budget.
                                                                                Lopez, Interim Construction    Lopez, Construction
                                                                                  Program Administrator       Program Administrator
      16. Construction Manager will identify project construction               Juan Meza, Interim Director   Juan Meza, Director of     None needed        August 2005-June          District Staff, Architect, and         Identified construction need
          needs not currently funded and aligned to a facility need, as           of Operations/Edmundo        Operations/Edmundo                           2010                      Engineer will inspect and              will be funded or not done.
          soon as the need surfaces. [d, SW1]                                   Lopez, Interim Construction    Lopez, Construction                                                    assess project scope.
                                                                                  Program Administrator       Program Administrator
      17. Timely and effective arrangements will be made to transition            Jesus Amezcua, Interim         Jesus Amezcua,          None needed        August 2005-June             Timeline Schedule and               Instruction at all construction
          students to temporary facilities as needed to accommodate                Superintendent/Oscar        Superintendent/Oscar                         2010                           planning checklist.               school sites will be as
          the construction schedule. [d, SW1]                                    Cartas, Executive Director     Cartas, Executive                                                                                            planned district wide and
                                                                                 for Support Services/Juan     Director/Juan Meza,                                                                                           similar to schools with no
                                                                                 Meza, Interim Director of         Director of                                                                                               construction projects.
                                                                                   Operations/ Edmundo         Operations/ Edmundo
                                                                                Lopez, Interim Construction    Lopez, Construction
                                                                                          Program                    Program
                                                                                   Administrator/Campus       Administrator/Campus
                                                                                         Principals                 Principals
      18. Minimal disruptions to the instructional programs due to                Oscar Cartas, Executive         Oscar Cartas,          None needed        August 2005-June             Timeline schedule and               There will be no loss of
          facility construction issues will be avoided through proper               Director for Support            Executive                               2010                           planning checklist.               instructional time due to
          planning. [d, SW1]                                                    Services/Juan Meza, Interim    Director/Juan Meza,                                                                                           construction issues.
                                                                                         Director of               Director of
                                                                                   Operations/Edmundo          Operations/Edmundo
                                                                                Lopez, Interim Construction    Lopez, Construction
                                                                                          Program                    Program
                                                                                   Administrator/Campus       Administrator/Campus
                                                                                         Principals                 Principals
      19. All facilities constructed will comply with applicable current        Juan Meza, Interim Director   Juan Meza, Director of     None needed        August 2005-June            TEA Standards Booklet.               Inspections will indicate
          TEA standards. [d, SW1]                                                 of Operations/Edmundo        Operations/Edmundo                           2010                                                             compliance with all
                                                                                Lopez, Interim Construction    Lopez, Construction                                                                                           applicable facility standards,
                                                                                  Program Administrator       Program Administrator                                                                                          building codes and safety
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             codes.

      20. Construction personnel will attend training on revised TEA            Juan Meza, Interim Director   Juan Meza, Director of     None needed        August 2005-June                Training Seminar                 Inspections will indicate
          standards for facilities. [d, SW1]                                      of Operations/Edmundo        Operations/Edmundo                           2010                                                             compliance with all
                                                                                Lopez, Interim Construction    Lopez, Construction                                                                                           applicable facility standards,
                                                                                  Program Administrator       Program Administrator                                                                                          building codes and safety
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             codes.



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk      VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual    VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE         VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed       IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia        X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for                        Resources                         Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                     Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        79
                                                                                         Implementation                     Human         Fiscal                   Timeline

      21. The five year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) will include                Oscar Cartas, Executive             Oscar Cartas, Ex.      None needed      August 2005-2010         Gantt Chart.                             The CIP will be a
          all projects identified as needed. [d, SW1]                           Director for Support Services/         Dir./Juan Meza,                                                                                           comprehensive inventory of
                                                                                Juan Meza, Interim Director of              Dir. of                                                                                              facility needs.
                                                                                 Operations/Edmundo Lopez,             Opts./Edmundo
                                                                                Interim Construction Program            Lopez, Const.
                                                                                Administrator/Jesus Amezcua,             Admin./Jesus
                                                                                 CPA, Chief Financial Officer          Amezcua, Chief
                                                                                                                       Financial Officer
      22. The five year Capital Improvement Plan will identify the                     Oscar Cartas, Executive         Oscar Cartas, Ex.      None needed      August 2005-2010         Financial Plan Schedule.                 The CIP will be a
          funding source and the expected completion timeline.                           Director for Support          Dir./Juan Meza,                                                                                           comprehensive inventory of
          [d, SW1]                                                                   Services/Juan Meza, Interim            Dir. of                                                                                              facility needs.
                                                                                              Director of              Opts./Edmundo
                                                                                     Operations/Edmundo Lopez,          Lopez, Const.
                                                                                    Interim Construction Program         Admin./Jesus
                                                                                    Administrator/Jesus Amezcua        Amezcua, Chief
                                                                                        Chief Financial Officer        Financial Officer

      23. All projects not funded will also be included in the five years              Oscar Cartas, Executive        Oscar Cartas,           Possible bond    August 2005-2010         Proposed Project Summary                 The CIP will be a
          Capital Improvement Plan. [d, SW1]                                             Director for Support         Executive               funds, PFC                                Plan.                                    comprehensive inventory of
                                                                                     Services/Juan Meza, Interim      Director/Juan           funds,                                                                             facility needs.
                                                                                             Director of              Meza, Director of       QZAB, IFA,
                                                                                     Operations/Edmundo Lopez,        Operations/Edmun        or fund
                                                                                    Interim Construction Program      do Lopez,               balance.
                                                                                            Administrator             Construction            Approximatel
                                                                                                                      Program Admin.          y PFC
                                                                                                                                              $60,000,000
                                                                                                                                              2005 bond
                                                                                                                                              $69,000,000
                                                                                                                                              IFA
                                                                                                                                              $20,000,000
                                                                                                                                              QZAB
                                                                                                                                              $8,000,000
                                                                                                                                              [XIX]




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                    PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                     SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                        XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                     XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff             SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr     XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development              SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504              XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement           SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                      TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                        DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                                                    80
                                                                                       2005-2010
                                                                        Plant and Facilities Support Services
GOAL V: LISD will maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE B: LISD’s Division of Operations will efficiently complete 100% of it’s work orders and/or small construction projects on a monthly basis.


                                                                                         Responsible for                          Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                          Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation               Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     1.     The work order aging report will be reviewed weekly with                Juan Meza, Interim Director      Juan Meza, Dir.        $283,188.00       August 2005-June          Work order aging reports              Work orders will not be
            the Supervisor. [d, SW1]                                                of Operations/Assistant          Of Operations,       [199-51-6119]       2010                                                            more than 3 months old
                                                                                    Director of Operations           Lourdes              [XIX]
                                                                                                                     Paras/Angel
                                                                                    Lourdes Paras/Angel              Velasquez
                                                                                    Velasquez/(Vacancy),             Facilities
                                                                                    Facilities Officers              Officers

     2.     Control measures will be in place to insure work orders are             Juan Meza, Interim Director      Juan Meza, Dir.        $283,188.00       August 2005-June                                                Work orders will not be
            addressed within a reasonable time. [d, SW1]                            of Operations/Assistant          Of Operations,       [199-51-6119]       2010                                                            more than 3 months old
                                                                                    Director of Operations           Lourdes              [XIX]
                                                                                                                     Paras/Angel
                                                                                    Lourdes Paras/Angel              Velasquez
                                                                                    Velasquez/(Vacancy),             Facilities
                                                                                    Facilities Officers              Officers

     3.     Reports will be generated to identify the areas of good                 Juan Meza, Interim Director      Juan Meza, Dir.        $283,188.00       August 2005-June          Actual reports                        Work orders will not be
            performance and the areas with needs. [SW1]                             of Operations/Assistant          Of Operations,       [199-51-6119]       2010                                                            more than 3 months old
                                                                                    Director of Operations           Lourdes              [XIX]
                                                                                                                     Paras/Angel
                                                                                    Lourdes Paras/Angel              Velasquez
                                                                                    Velasquez/(Vacancy),             Facilities
                                                                                    Facilities Officers              Officers




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                   PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                    SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy               SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff            SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development             SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement          SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                 LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                         DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                                                 81
                                                                                       2005-2010
                                                                         Plant and Facilities Support Services
GOAL V: LISD will maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE C: LISD’s Transportation Department will meet the needs and requirements of the instructional program, while providing a safe and efficient operation for its students by
reducing student referrals by 10%, by promoting community awareness, and creating an atmosphere that nurtures the development of its employees.

                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     1.     LISD Transportation Department will continue to implement               Arthur Raymond,                  District Safety       $2,500.00          August 2005-            Sign-in Sheets                        Monthly Loss Control
            strategies for building meaningful participation in leadership          Transportation Director          Officer             [199-41-6411]        June 2010                                                     Accident Reports
            roles and advisory committees and ensure adequate bus                                                                        [XIX]                                        Agendas
            driver training for all areas such as: [SW4]                            Humberto Pena, Department        Dept. Safety                                                                                           Monthly Traffic Accident
                                                                                    Safety Officer                   Officer                                                          Videos                                Report
      a.   Safety Training
                                                                                    Rick Gonzalez/Ernesto            Local /State                                                     Meetings                              Department employees
      b.    Behind the Wheel Training                                               Herrera, Supervisors             Law                                                                                                    participate in committees
                                                                                                                     Enforcement                                                      Community Coordination
      c.    Railroad Crossing Training                                                                               Officers                                                                                               Monitored Transportation
                                                                                    Employees                                                                                         Hands-on Training                     Program Activities
      d.    Gang Violence Training                                                                                   Lead Bus
                                                                                                                     Drivers                                                          ERO System
      e.    Discipline Training

      f.    School Bus Evacuation Training

      g.    Car Seat Training

      h.    Wheel Chair Training




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                         Responsible for                             Resources                    Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                           Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             82
                                                                                         Implementation                Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     2.     Transportation Department will develop and maintain a                   Arthur Raymond,                     Transportation      None needed          August 2005-            Route time schedules                  Route Performance
            system wide routing support model designed to facilitate                Transportation Director             Office Staff                             June 2010                                                     Evaluation Reviews
            the student delivery system in an efficient and cost effective                                                                                                               Route stop efficiency
            manner. [SW4]                                                           Gilbert Perez, MIS Liaison /        Bus Aides /                                                      studies                               Positive survey results by
                                                                                    Inter-link                          Drivers                                                                                                parents and campus
                                                                                                                                                                                         Parent climate surveys                personnel
      a.    Office staff members will input eligible rider information              Glen Sterlink, Edulog               Special
            into the route model program in order to develop the routes.            Officials / Tech’s                  Education                                                        Staff meetings / agendas              Positive improvement on
                                                                                                                        Director                                                                                               route time schedules
                                                                                    Erika Trevino, In-house
      b.    Bus drivers and aides will actively participate in developing           Computer Clerk                      Principals
            special needs routes and schedules.


      c.    Maximizing usage of the transportation routing software will
            optimize the route development process.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                    PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                     SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff             SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development              SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement           SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          83
                                                                                         Implementation             Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     3.     Continue to develop and maintain a cost effective District              Arthur Raymond,                  TAPT-Texas            $6,000.00          August 2005-            Additional Budget                     Balanced Campus Budget
            fleet maintenance program. [d, SW1]                                     Transportation Director          Association for     [199-41-6411]        June 2010               Allocations
                                                                                                                     Pupil               [XIX]                                                                              Balanced District Budget
      a.    Train mechanic staff in the latest automotive technology.               Ernesto Herrera, Fleet           Transportation                                                   Monitor vehicle repair
                                                                                    Supervisor                                                                                        history for maintenance               Monitor vehicle service
      b.    Follow preventive maintenance schedules for each vehicle.                                                TASBT-Texas                                                      and service trend                     logs
                                                                                    Carlos Vasquez, Head             Association of                                                   identification factors
      c.    Train drivers to use “good” driving practices and perform               Mechanic                         School Bus                                                                                             Texas Education Agency
            pre-trip and post-trip inspections.                                                                      Technicians                                                      Monitor mechanic’s time               Cost Per Mile Report
                                                                                    Dionision Gonzalez, Parts                                                                         logs for work schedule
      d.    Maintain a reasonable parts inventory.                                  Inventory Clerk                  TEEX-Texas                                                       trends and productivity
                                                                                                                     Engineering                                                      results
      e.    Follow vehicle warranty guidelines.                                                                      Extension
                                                                                                                     Service
      f.    Develop and maintain a comprehensive vehicle maintenance                                                 Department
            history system to identify driver or vehicular deficiencies.
                                                                                                                     Laredo
      g.    Follow the District’s vehicle replacement schedule.                                                      Community
                                                                                                                     College




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                         Responsible for                      Resources                        Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          84
                                                                                         Implementation           Human                        Fiscal           Timeline

     4.     Allocate resources in support of the instructional programs to          Arthur Raymond,                12 FTE’s add’l        Federal, State,      August 2005-            Meeting Agendas                       Adopt District and Campus
            include specific dollar amounts and equipment needs in                  Transportation Director        est.                  and local            June 2010                                                     Improvement Plans
            order to enhance performance measurements for new and                                                                        funds                                        Campus administrator
            additional initiatives (i.e. Construction and overflow routes,          Department Staff               6 Buses add’l                              Annually as             meetings                              Balanced Campus Budget
            Extended Instructional Day programs – Tutorials). [d, SW1]                                             est.                  Grants               Needed
                                                                                                                                                                                      Administrative assistant              Balanced District Budget
      a.    Student rider increases have indicated the need for six                                                                      $105,000 est.        Annually as             meetings
            additional routes annually. Manpower needs will be                                                                                                Needed                                                        Texas Education Agency
            adjusted, respective to the evaluated needs.                                                                                 $435,000 est.                                Community Coordination                Route Services Report
                                                                                                                                         [XIX]
      b.    Additional equipment requirements will be purchased as                                                                                                                    Parent climate surveys
            needs indicate in order to safely transport students.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                 LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                         DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                                            85
                                                                          CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM
                                                                                       2005-2010
                                                                         Plant and Facilities Support Services
GOAL V: LISD will maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE D: LISD’s Child Nutrition Program will operate the program in such a way that students’ nutritional needs will be met and program revenues will cover the cost of operations.


                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for                Resources                         Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation             Human         Fiscal                   Timeline

      1.    Maintain labor within department established meals per              Director: Margaret Lopez      CNP Coordinator,        CNP              September 1,            Meals per labor hour report             Payroll cost within budget
            labor hour and staffing goals for each campus.[d, SW1]                                            Book keeper,            ($5,409,000)     2005 thru August
                                                                                                              Supervisors,            323 FTE          31, 2006
                                                                                                              Managers                [XIX]

      2.    Establish staff development program for managers and all            Director: Margaret Lopez
            employees[SW4]
                a. Food preparation                                                                           LCC Continuing          ($1,500)         January, 2006           Participant records                     Two persons trained per
                                                                                                              Ed Dept, Region         [XIX]            August, 2006                                                    campus.
                                                                                                              One ESC and
                                                                                                              contract trainer

                 b.   Manager Training in management skills and                 Director: Margaret Lopez      Region One ESC          ($3,000)         August 1, 2005          Attendance record                       All Managers and Assistant
                      leadership                                                                                                      [XIX]            thru July 31, 2006                                              Managers will attend.

                 c.   Certified Food Manager Training for all managers          Director: Margaret Lopez      Region One ESC          ($1,000)         August 1, 2005          Copy of certification                   All Managers will obtain and
                      and recertification as needed                                                                                   {XIX]            thru July 31, 2006                                              maintain CFM Certification

                 d.   Customer Service                                          Director: Margaret Lopez      Contract Trainer        ($1,000)         March 1, 2006           Participation record                    All campus staff will have
                                                                                                                                      [XIX]                                                                            attended

                 e.   Human Resource Management Skills for all                  Director: Margaret Lopez      Contract Trainer        ($1,000)         August 1, 2006          Participation record                    All supervisors will attend
                      Supervisors and Managers                                                                                        [XIX]

                 f.   General food service related topics                       Director: Margaret Lopez      Supervisors             ($3,000)         August 1, 2005          Participation record                    70% of employees participate
                                                                                                              TASN                    [XIX]            thru July 31, 2006
                                                                                                              Region One ESC
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                                                            Resources
                 g.   Food Handler Permits                                      Director: Margaret Lopez      Payroll Clerk,          $4,500             August 1, 2005          Record of training                      No exceptions on Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              86
                                                                                                                                      [XIX]              thru July 31, 2006                                              Inspections for lapsed FHP

      3.    Create a team approach to total quality through team                Director: Margaret Lopez      Coordinator             ($1,000)           January thru May,       Criteria for Gold Star                  Reduce absenteeism by 5%
            meetings, manager conducted training, and reward incentives                                                               [XIX]              2006                    Campus, Record of
            for gold star campuses.[e]                                                                                                                                           meetings and training

      4.    Implement greater use of technology in the areas of point of
            service, claims and reporting, cash collection, inventory
            control, distribution, ordering, production records,
            production planning and security.[SW2]
                a. Inventory Control, ordering and distribution using           Director: Margaret Lopez      Asset Management        ($5,000)           Monthly, August         Inventory Discrepancy                   Inventory will be reduced
                      Nutrikids and bar code scanning                                                         Supervisor,             [XIX]              2005- May, 2006         Report                                  and maintained at three week
                                                                                                              Computer Tech                                                      Aging Report                            level.

                 b.   Management functions of Food Production                   Director: Margaret Lopez      Menu Planner            ($5,000)           January – May,          FPR completed on Nutrikids              Data consolidated on
                      Records(FPR), Recipe Sizing and Shopping List                                                                   [XIX]              2006                    program                                 servings for each age group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to be used in NSMP.
                 c.   Access data base for meal count reporting and claim       Director: Margaret Lopez      Computer Tech,          None Needed        January- May,           Completed data base                     Time spend on sorting and
                      calculation                                                                             Book keeper                                2006                                                            data entry reduced by 50%.

                 d.   Point of Sale (POS) system that is an integrated real     Director: Margaret Lopez      Computer Tech           ($50,000)          March 2006-             Timeline for                            Fully implemented in all
                      time system for all secondary schools                                                                           [XIX]              August 2006             implementation including,               secondary cafeterias for the
                                                                                                                                                                                 RFP, evaluation, etc.                   2006-2007 school year
                 e.   All campuses to have computers for managers for           Director: Margaret Lopez      Computer Tech           e-rate wiring,     Completed by            Meal counts reported on-                Improved efficiency in
                      reporting and communication                                                                                     LISD donated       January 1, 2006         line                                    paperwork.
                                                                                                                                      computers
                 f.   Implement video surveillance equipment in                 Director: Margaret Lopez      Asset                   ($25,000)          Monthly report          Mileage Report, Fuel Log,               Inventory discrepancies and
                      strategic locations and use GPS tracking devices                                        Management,             [XIX]                                      Loss Report                             fuel consumption will be
                                                                                                              Production                                                                                                 within established limits.
                                                                                                              Specialist
      5.    Establish Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)            Director: Margaret Lopez      Asset management        None Needed        Monthly, August         Plan development process                Plan will be implemented by
            program to meet federal requirements.[SW2, SW4]                                                   Supervisor,                                thru May, 2006          timeline                                March, 2006

                 a.   Training for management team                              Director: Margaret Lopez      Region One ESC          ($1,000)           August 2005             Training record                         All employees trained in SOP
                                                                                                                                      [XIX]                                                                              for their work area




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                                                           Resources
                 b.   Identify or Develop Standard Operating Procedures         Director: Margaret Lopez      Asset Management        None Needed      December 12,            Record of HACCP Team                    Standard Operating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               87
                      for facility design, supplier control, food                                             Supervisor                               2005                    Meetings                                Procedures
                      specifications, equipment installation and                                              HACCP Team
                      maintenance, cleaning and sanitation, personal
                      hygiene and chemical control

                             i. Evaluate current operating systems and          Director: Margaret Lopez      Asset management        None Needed      December 12,            Visio file for all                      Revised Operating
                                plan for needed changes                                                       Supervisor,                              2005                    Foodservice Operating                   Procedures to improve
                                                                                                                                                                               Systems                                 efficiency
                            ii. Receiving, storage, transporting. Proper        Director: Margaret Lopez      Asset Management        ($35,000)        December 12,            Plan for improvement                    No confirmed food born
                                sanitary and environmental conditions to                                      Supervisor,             [XIX]            2005                                                            illness
                                ensure product safety and quality.                                            Warehouse
                                                                                                              Supervisor,
                                                                                                              Production
                                                                                                              Specialist
                           iii. Pest Control. Effective pest control            Director: Margaret Lopez      Coordinator,            None Needed      December 12,            Plan for improvement                    No exceptions on Health
                                program established                                                           Maintenance                              2005                                                            Department Inspection
                                                                                                              Supervisor,
                                                                                                              Division of
                                                                                                              Operations
                           iv. Food Transportation Control. Proper food         Director: Margaret Lopez      Asset Management        ($150,000)       April 30, 2006          Purchase of equipment.                  Food maintained within safe
                               temperatures maintained and monitored.                                         Supervisor,             [XIX]                                    Temperature logs.                       limits.
                               Food held too long at improper                                                 Production                                                       Record of expenditures
                               temperatures discarded.                                                        Specialist,
                                                                                                              Computer Tech,
                                                                                                              Maintenance
                                                                                                              Supervisor
                 c.   Design and implement employee training program            Director: Margaret Lopez      Asset Management        None Needed      February 1 thru         Training records                        Standard operating
                                                                                                              Supervisor,                              August 15, 2006                                                 procedures will be followed.
                                                                                                              Training
                                                                                                              Supervisor
      6.    Increase high school lunch participation[SW1]                       Director: Margaret Lopez                              None Needed                                                                      Increase in participation for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       High Schools by 10%.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Increase in participation for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Middle Schools by 5 %
                 a.   Student focus will provide input for menu planning        Director: Margaret Lopez      Menu Planner,           None Needed      Monthly,                Record of focus group                   One council or focus group
                      and food quality                                                                        Supervisor,                              September 1, thru       meetings                                per year.
                                                                                                              Manager                                  June 1
                 b.   Food Court Menu to provide multiple food choices          Director: Margaret Lopez      Menu Planner            None Needed      August 15, 2005         Menu                                    Menu adjusted as needed
                      for students in secondary schools                                                                                                thru May 30, 2006



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                                                           Resources
                 c.   Test new recipes and food items with students             Director: Margaret Lopez      Menu Planner,           None Needed        July 1, 2005 thru       New food items                          Lest popular items will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              88
                      before incorporation into menu                                                          Production                                 June 30, 2006           incorporated into menu                  replaced twice a year.
                                                                                                              Specialist,
                                                                                                              Managers
                 d.   Cafeteria interior design                                 Director: Margaret Lopez      Interior Systems        $1,050,000         October 1, 2005         Installation of furniture and           Increase in participation for
                                                                                                              Design,                 [XIX]              thru May 2007           art work at each new                    High Schools by 10%.
                                                                                                              Construction Dept.                                                 secondary school                        Increase in participation for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Middle Schools by 5 %

                 e.   Create serving and dinning area for Vidal Trevino         Director: Margaret Lopez      Division of             ($5,000)           May 2006                Site designated for meals               Breakfast and Lunch meals
                      Magnet School                                                                           Operations,             [XIX]                                                                              served at VTM increase
                                                                                                              Finance Dept.                                                                                              100%.
      7.    Increase breakfast participation [SW1]                              Director: Margaret Lopez      Dietitian,              ($5,000)           Monthly, August         Purchase of equipment                   Breakfast in the classroom
                a. Appropriated equipment for breakfast in a bag                                                                      [XIX]              thru May                                                        continues at 2004-2005 level.

                 b.   Breakfast promotions for breakfast in the cafeteria       Director: Margaret Lopez      Dietitian,              ($3,200)           August thru May         Plan of events for each                 Increase in breakfast
                      planned at least four times per year                                                    Unit Managers           [XIX]                                      campus,                                 participation of minimum 5%
                                                                                                                                                                                 Participation report                    district wide
      8.    Increase participation in the free After School Snack               Director: Margaret Lopez      Dietitian               ($500)             August thru May         Participation report,                   Maintain participation at
            Program for students in educational or enrichment activities                                                              [XIX]                                      List of participating                   2004- 2005 rate
            after the regular school day[SW1, 2]                                                                                                                                 campuses

      9.    Establish method of tracking expenditures and revenues by           Director: Margaret Lopez      Book keeper,            ($6,000)           May 2006                System will be piloted for              Breakeven point for each
            campus using FUNDamentals financial accountability                                                Computer Tech           [XIX]                                      four campuses                           campus will be established
            system for school food service from National School Food
            Service Management Institute (NFSMI) [SW1, 2]

      10. Maintain perpetual inventory of all food and supplies in the          Director: Margaret Lopez      Asset Management        ($10,000)          September-              Monthly Inventory                       Aging Report will not exceed
          warehouse thru Nutrikids system and bar code scanning to                                            Supervisor,             [XIX]              August                  Discrepancy Reports,                    60 days.
          eliminate shortages and maintain inventory at three week                                            Computer Tech                                                      Aging Report
          level [SW1]

      11. Improve system of preventative maintenance and equipment              Director: Margaret Lopez      Maintenance             None Needed        August – July           Monthly reports                         Reduce equipment down time
          repair and timely replacement [SW1]                                                                 Supervisor,
                                                                                                              Computer Tech
      12. Improve cash handling procedures and meal counting                    Director: Margaret Lopez      Book keeper,            ($100,000)         January – July          Access data base developed,             Time in completing forms
          systems for better accountability thru increased use of                                             Computer Tech,          [XIX]              2006                    computers in all schools                reduced by 50%
          computer systems [SW1, 2]                                                                           Supervisor




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                                                                           Resources
      13. Create a catering service to provide meals and snacks for a           Director: Margaret Lopez      Production              ($1,000)           July 2006               Menu and marketing                       Increased revenue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 89
          fee to faculty and staff.[SW2]                                                                      Specialist              [XIX]                                      brochure

      14. Monitor new kitchen construction for new schools[SW3]                 Director: Margaret Lopez      Construction            ($1,000,000)       August – July           Plans reviewed and revised               Projects maintained within
                                                                                                              Department              [XIX]                                      as needed                                budget

      15. Plan new Food Service Support Facility with adequate                  Director: Margaret Lopez      Construction            ($6,000,000)       August 2006             Plan developed                           Plan developed
          warehousing to support new LISD campuses [SW3]                                                      Department              [XIX]

      16. Use USDA Nutrient Standard Menu Planning System to                    Director: Margaret Lopez      Menu Planner,           ($1,5000)          December and            Menu analysis twice a year               Nutrient standards and
          meet nutrient needs of established age groups.[SW1]                                                 Dietitian,              [XIX]              June                                                             dietary guidelines will be met
                                                                                                              Managers
      17. District menu planning will include protocol for Diabetes             Director: Margaret Lopez      Menu Planner            None Needed        Analysis twice per      Menu analysis twice a year               Nutrient standards and
          Prevention including:[SW1, 2]                                                                                                                  year                                                             dietary guidelines will be met
              a. Choice of two entrees with the second entrée 10%
                   less fat
              b. Offer three fruits and/or vegetables at lunch daily
              c. Provide whole grain products at lease 5 per week
              d. Limit sweets and limit total carbohydrate to 55-60%

      18. Implement and monitor Texas Public School Nutrition                   Director: Margaret Lopez      Dietitian,              None Needed        August 2005 –           Request for Food Sale                    Frequency of Food Fund
          Policy[SW1, 2]                                                                                      Audit Division,                            July 2007                                                        Raisers will reduce by 3%
                                                                                                              Instructional                                                                                               from 2006 to 2007 school
                                                                                                              Technology                                                                                                  year.

      19. Develop, adopt and implement district Wellness Policy                 Director: Margaret Lopez      Dietitian, Director     ($30,000)          August – July           Policy draft                             Adoption by August 1, 2006
          required by July 2006 to include [SW2]                                                              of Nursing, School      [XIX]
              a. Setting goals for nutrition education                                                        Health Advisory
              b. Setting goals for physical activity                                                          Council,
              c. Establishing nutrition standards for all foods                                               Curriculum
                   available on school campus during the school day                                           Director, Athletic
              d. Setting goals for other school-based activities                                              Director, Finance
                   designed to promote student wellness                                                       Dept., PE
              e. Setting goals for measurement and evaluation                                                 Coordinator

      20. Provide Nutrition Services to students with special dietary           Director: Margaret Lopez      Dietitian, School       ($750)             August- July            Record of diet counseling                Diet counseling provided to
          needs including modified diets and diet counseling.[SW2, 8]                                         Nurse                   [XIX]                                      and special diets                        15% of students on special
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          diets.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                       XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                    XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr    XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504             XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                     TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                  LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                         DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                                               90
                                                                                        2005-2010
                                                                         Plant and Facilities Support Services
GOAL V: LISD will maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE E: LISD’s Fixed Assets/Custodial Services Department will conduct an annual inventory and reconcile equipment purchases to general ledger on a monthly basis.

                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for                   Resources                         Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation                Human         Fiscal                   Timeline

      1.    LISD will convert from the current RCI Technologies Inc. –          Jose R. Perez, Fixed             Jose R. Perez,         None Needed       August 2005-             Analyze Data Conversion                Convert to New Software
            Fixed Asset Management Program (FAMP) inventory                     Assets/Custodial Services        Director/Rene                            January 2006
            software to the Sage-Information Design Inc. (IDI) inventory        Director                         Perales,
            software.[d, SW3]                                                                                    Coordinator/Roy
                                                                                Rene Perales, Fixed Assets       Lanier, IT Chief
                                                                                Coordinator

                                                                                Roy Lanier, IT Chief

      2.    LISD will give access to campuses and departments to allow          Jose R. Peres, Fixed             Jose R. Perez,         None Needed       August 2005-             Transfers will be monitored            Campuses & Departments
            them to make internal transfers.[d, SW3]                            Assets/Custodial Services        Director/Rene                            August 2006              by the Fixed Assets Dept.              will have up to update reports
                                                                                Director                         Perales,                                                                                                 of their locations.
                                                                                                                 Coordinator/Roy
                                                                                Rene Perales, Fixed Assets       Lanier, IT Chief
                                                                                Coordinator

                                                                                Roy Lanier, IT Chief

      3.    Fixed Asset Transfer/Disposal Forms must be submitted to            Campus or Department             Designees/Fixed        $15,000.00        August 2005-June         Transfer/Disposal Forms                Compliance with forms
            remove fixed asset inventory from campuses/departments.             Designee                         Assets Clerks          [199-51-6129]     2010
            [d, SW3]                                                                                                                    [XIX]             Daily
                                                                                Lascano, Longoria, Valadez,
                                                                                Fixed Assets Clerk

      4.    Burglary, Vandalism, Loss Forms must be submitted to                Campus or Department             Designees/Ricard                         August 2005-June         Burglary, Vandalism, Loss              Compliance with forms
            remove fixed asset inventory from campuses.[d, SW3]                 Designee                         o Pena, Data                             2010                     Form
                                                                                                                 Entry Clerk                              Daily
                                                                                Richardo Pena, Data Entry
                                                                                Clerk


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                                                              Resources
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                91
      5.    LISD will conduct yearly training on fixed assets and               Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          None Needed     August 2005-June        Sign in Sheets                          Compliance with forms
            inventory procedures.[d, SW3]                                       Director                         Director/Rene                           2010 Each Year
                                                                                                                 Perales, Fixed                                                  Record Keeping
                                                                                Rene Perales, Fixed Assets       Assets Coordinator
                                                                                Coordinator                                                                                      ERO System


      6.    LISD will request fixed asset designee from campuses and            Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          None Needed     August 2005-June        Sign in Sheets                          Fixed Asset Designee Form
            departments. [d, SW3]                                               Director                         Director/Rene                           2010 Each Year
                                                                                                                 Perales, Fixed                                                  Record Keeping
                                                                                Rene Perales, Fixed Assets       Assets Coordinator
                                                                                Coordinator


      7.    LISD will reconcile on a monthly basis. [d, SW3]                    Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          None Needed     September-              Month will be reconciled by             Reconciliation form is turned
                                                                                Director                         Director/Rene                           August Each Year        the 15th day for the                    in to the Accounting
                                                                                                                 Perales, Fixed                                                  preceding month.                        Department
                                                                                Rene Perales, Fixed Assets       Assets Coordinator
                                                                                Coordinator                      Oscar Cartas, Ex.
                                                                                                                 Director/Marcelino
                                                                                Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,             Soto, Data
                                                                                Executive Director of Plant      Specialist
                                                                                Facilities/Support Services

                                                                                Marcelino Soto, Data
                                                                                Specialist/Entry

      8.    LISD will reconcile to general ledger at year end.[d, SW3]          Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          None Needed     November of             Summary of monthly                      Information is turned in to
                                                                                Director                         Director/Rene                           Each Year               reconciliations, Land &                 the Accounting Department.
                                                                                                                 Perales, Fixed                                                  Buildings worksheet.
                                                                                Rene Perales, Fixed Assets       Assets Coordinator
                                                                                Coordinator                      Oscar Cartas, Ex.
                                                                                                                 Director/Marcelino
                                                                                Oscar Cartas, Ph. D.,            Soto, Data
                                                                                Executive Director of Plant      Specialist
                                                                                Facilities/Support Services

                                                                                Marcelino Soto, Data
                                                                                Specialist/Entry



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for                   Resources                         Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 92
                                                                                         Implementation                Human         Fiscal                   Timeline

      9.    Implement GPS (Global Positioning System), for Fixed                Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          $275,000.00      September 2005-         Check Status with IT and                Updates status from IT and
            Assets Inventory.[d, SW3]                                           Director                         Fixed Assets            [District        2007                    Finance Department                      Finance Department
                                                                                                                 Director                Wide
                                                                                                                                         Estimated]
                                                                                                                                         [XIX]


      10. Implement Mobile Locator GPS for Fixed Assets/Custodial               Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          $4,000.00
          Services Department.[d, SW3]                                          Director                         Fixed Assets            [District        September 2006-         Check work load projects                Check Work Schedules
                                                                                                                 Director                Wide             2007
                                                                                                                                         Estimated]
                                                                                                                                         [XIX]
                                                                                                                                         $33,000.00
      11. LISD will negotiate to contract outside company to conduct            Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          [199-51-         September 2005          Reports reviewed other                  Valuation report
          annual inventory.[d, SW3]                                             Director                         Fixed Assets            6219]                                    inventory
                                                                                                                 Director                [XIX]

                                                                                                                 FUTURE                  $35,000.00
      12. LISD will request 2 additional vehicles.[g, SW10]                     Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,             1 FTE’s                 [199-51-         January 2005-           P.O.# Confirmed                         Received Vehicle
                                                                                Executive Director of Plant                              6631][XIX]       2006
                                                                                Facilities/Support Services

                                                                                                                                         $16,000.00
      13. LISD will need an additional fixed assets clerk.[g, SW10]                                              2 FTE’s                 [199-51-         September 2005-         To keep warehouse clean                 Compliance with forms
                                                                                                                                         6129][XIX]       2006                    and organize


                                                                                                                                         $35,000.00
      14. LISD will need two inventory clerks.[g, SW10]                                                                                  [199-51-         September 2005          Clerks are needed to                    All adjustments to inventory
                                                                                                                                         6129][XIX]                               perform annual inventory                will be entered

                                                                                                                                         $35,000.00
      15. LISD will need 1 Bob Tail Truck.[g, SW10]                             Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          [199-51-         September 2010          Truck is needed to replace              Replace vehicle
                                                                                Director                         Fixed Assets            6129][XIX]                               vehicle 144
                                                                                                                 Director




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for                     Resources                        Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  93
                                                                                         Implementation                  Human         Fiscal                  Timeline

      16. Custodial Services Department will assure that all district           Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets        Jose Perez,             None Needed     August 2005-2010         In-service days Training               Custodian performance
          facilities are clean.[d, SW3]                                         Director                           Director/Oscar                          Future positions         School Principal                       evaluation forms
                                                                                                                   Cartas, Ex.                             ASAP                     Coordination
                                                                                Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,               Director/Juan                                                                                           School visits forms
                                                                                Executive Director of Plant        Gonzalez,
                                                                                Facilities/Support Services        Custodial                                                                                               School Audits
                                                                                                                   Supervisor
                                                                                Juan Gonzalez, Custodial
                                                                                Supervisor/Trainer

                                                                                FUTURE POSITIONS:
                                                                                Custodial Services Coordinator,
                                                                                Custodial Supervisor, Janitorial
                                                                                Maintenance Technician

                                                                                                                   FUTURE
      17. Continue the implementation of safety policy where district           Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets        1 FTE’s                 $50,000.00      August 2005-June         Safety Meetings                        Assessment forms for facility
          facilities are safe through proper custodial maintenance.             Director                           1 FTE’s                 $30,000.00      2010                                                            safety
          [d, SW3]                                                                                                                         [199-51-                                 Safety Violation Reports
                                                                                Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,               Jose Perez,             6129][XIX]                                                                      Accident YTD logs
                                                                                Executive Director of Plant        Director/Oscar                                                   Accident Reports
                                                                                Facilities/Support Services        Cartas, Ex.                                                                                             Department historical
                                                                                                                   Director/Victor                                                                                         accident experience
                                                                                Victor Mora & Adrian               Mora, Adrian                                                                                            information
                                                                                Dominguez, District Safety         Dominguez,
                                                                                Officer                            District Safety
                                                                                                                   Officers/Juan
                                                                                Juan Meza, Div. of Operations      Meza, Dir. Of
                                                                                Interim Director                   Opt./Juan
                                                                                                                   Gonzalez,
                                                                                Juan Gonzalez, Custodian           Trainer/Joe
                                                                                Supervisor Trainer                 Gutierrez,
                                                                                                                   Supervisor
                                                                                Joe Gutierrez, Custodian
                                                                                Supervisor




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                                                              Resources
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 94
      18. Continue to develop and maintain a cost effective District            Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          None Needed      August 2005-             Budget for additional                  Campus balanced budget
          Custodial Services.[d, SW3]                                           Director                         Director/Oscar                           June2010 Future          custodian allocation
                                                                                                                 Cartas, Ex.                              custodians                                                      District balanced budget
                                                                                Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,             Dir./Jesus                               positions as             Calculation of Campus
                                                                                Executive Director of Plant      Amezcua,                                 needed. Custodian        Custodian FTE’s formula                Implementation of FTE’s
                                                                                Facilities/Support Services      CFO/Edna Garza,                          FTE’s formula                                                   formula every two years
                                                                                                                 HR                                       15,000 sq. ft.
                                                                                Jesus Amezcua, CPA, CFO,         Coordinator/Juan                         2005-2006,
                                                                                Chief Financial Officer          Gonzalez,                                16,500 sq. ft.
                                                                                                                 Trainer/Joe                              2007-2008 and
                                                                                Edna Garza, Human Resources      Gutierrez,                               18,000 sq. ft.
                                                                                Coordinator                      Supervisor                               2009-2010. The
                                                                                                                                                          custodian FTE’s
                                                                                Juan Gonzalez, Custodian                                                  square footage
                                                                                Supervisor Trainer                                                        formula will be
                                                                                                                                                          implemented
                                                                                Joe Gutierrez, Custodian                                                  every two years
                                                                                Supervisor

      19. Continue education in custodial knowledge of cleaning and             Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose R. Perez,          $15,000.00       August 2005-June         In-service days Head                   Monitoring budget supplies
          standardizing cleaning procedures district wide. [d, SW3]             Director                         Director/Oscar          yearly [199-     2010                     Custodian meeting
                                                                                                                 Cartas, Ex.             51-6499]                                                                         Custodian performance
                                                                                Oscar Cartas, Ph. D.,            Dir./Jesus              [199-51-                                  Trainings                              evaluation forms
                                                                                Executive Director of Plant      Amezcua,                6411]
                                                                                Facilities/Support Services      CFO/Juan                [XIX]                                     School Principals                      School visit forms
                                                                                                                 Gonzalez,                                                         Coordination
                                                                                Jesus Amezcua, CPA, CFO,         Trainer/Joe
                                                                                Chief Financial Officer          Gutierrez,                                                        Vendors Workshops
                                                                                                                 Supervisor
                                                                                Juan Gonzalez, Custodian
                                                                                Supervisor Trainer

                                                                                Joe Gutierrez, Custodian
                                                                                Supervisor




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                                                              Resources
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   95
      20. Introduce custodial staff into most modern professional floor         Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose Perez,             None Needed      August 2005-June         Annual Budget                            Custodial Services
          care janitorial equipment technology and cleaning                     Director                         Director/Oscar                           2010                                                              monitoring adequate
          procedures.[d, SW3]                                                                                    Cartas, Ex.                                                       Floor care machine and                   operations and maintenance
                                                                                Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,             Dir./Jesus                                                        utility electrical cart                  floor care machines and
                                                                                Executive Director of Plant      Amezcua,                                                          operations                               utility electrical cart use
                                                                                Facilities/Support Services      CFO/Juan
                                                                                                                 Gonzalez,                                                         Floor care machine and                   Custodian performance
                                                                                Jesus Amezcua, Chief Financial   Trainer/Joe                                                       utility electrical cart training         evaluation form
                                                                                Officer                          Gutierrez,
                                                                                                                 Supervisor/                                                                                                School Audits
                                                                                Juan Gonzalez, Custodian
                                                                                Supervisor Trainer

                                                                                Joe Gutierrez, Custodian
                                                                                Supervisor


      21. Acquire Floor Care Machines & Utility Electrical Carts.[g,                                                                     $500,000.00      January 2006             Issue P.O’s                              Receive Equipment
          SW3]                                                                                                                           [199-51-
                                                                                                                                         6647]
                                                                                                                                         $60,000.00
                                                                                                                                         [199-51-
                                                                                                                                         6631][XIX]


      22. Continue to monitor custodial program on a daily basis. [d,           Jose R. Perez, Fixed Assets      Jose Perez,             2 Vehicles       August 2005-June         Year mileage records                     Custodial
          SW3]                                                                  Director                         Director/Oscar          $35,000.00       2010 Vehicles and                                                 supervisors/trainer’s vehicle
                                                                                                                 Cartas, Ex.             [199-51-         cellular                 Call Records                             use logs
                                                                                Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,             Dir./Jesus              6631][XIX]       telephones request
                                                                                Executive Director of Plant      Amezcua,                                 ASAP                     Issue P.O.’s                             School visits logs
                                                                                Facilities/Support Services      CFO/Juan                246 Cellular
                                                                                                                 Gonzalez,               telephones                                                                         Annual LISD employee
                                                                                Juan Gonzalez, Custodian         Trainer/Joe             [E-                                                                                evaluation
                                                                                Supervisor Trainer               Gutierrez,              Rate][XIX]
                                                                                                                 Supervisor/                                                                                                Receive Phones
                                                                                Joe Gutierrez, Custodian
                                                                                Supervisor
      .




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                               PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                        XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                     XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr     XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504              XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                      TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                        DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                                              96
                                                                                       2005-2010
                                                                        Plant and Facilities Support Services
GOAL V: LISD will maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE F: LISD’s Textbooks Department will reduce by 10% the dollar amount of local funds used to subsidize lost textbook costs from one fiscal year to the next year.


                                                                                         Responsible for                    Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                    Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation         Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     1.     Implement a comprehensive textbook management training                  Jesus Cisneros - Director    Reynaldo             1 FTE               May 31, 2006            Quarterly Losses                      Annual Textbook
            plan to include standards, expectations and management and              for Textbooks, Postal        Bernal –             ($20,000)                                   Recovery and                          Inventory Report
            compliance. [d, SW1]
                                                                                    Services and Records         Supervisor             [XIX]                                     Collection Report
     2.     Monitor campus textbook losses and submit report to the                 Management                   and                  Summer/Te         August 1, 2006                                                  Comparison of
            Executive Director and the Superintendent. [d, SW1]                                                  Rosalinda            mp. Help           thru July 1,             Monthly and yearly                    physical textbook
            a.) Conduct unannounced audits                                                                       Ballesteros          ($15,000)             2010                  inventories                           losses from one fiscal
            b.) Compile lost textbooks summary on a quarterly basis                                              – Lead                 [XIX]                                                                           year to the next fiscal
                                                                                                                 Textbook             EZ Import-                                  Yearly status report                  year
     3.     Provide campus administration with summary of losses                                                 Clerk                Student              August 31,
            report and strategies to address the losses. [d, SW1]                                                                     Data                   2006                                                       Update and maintain
                                                                                                                                      ($2,000)                                                                          textbook inventories at
     4.     Computerize secondary schools textbooks program. [d,                                                                        [XIX]            Nov. 30, 2005                                                  both schools and
            SW1]
                                                                                                                                      20 Scanners        thru Nov. 30,                                                  district depository
     5.     Computerize elementary schools textbooks program. [d,                                                                     for                    2009
            SW1]                                                                                                                      Elementary                                                                        Annual status report on
                                                                                                                                      Schools                                                                           automation of schools
     6.     Use a barcoding labeling system for all district textbooks.                                                               ($26,000)
            [d, SW1]
                                                                                                                                        [XIX]
                                                                                                                                      Textbook
                                                                                                                                      Shelves
                                                                                                                                      ($2,000)
                                                                                                                                        [XIX]


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                             PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment              SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy         SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff      SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development       SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement    SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                        DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                                              97
                                                                                       2005-2010
                                                                        Plant and Facilities Support Services
GOAL V: LISD will maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE G: LISD’s Postal Department will facilitate optimal systems performance via an organizational structure that addresses documented district needs.


                                                                                         Responsible for                    Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                    Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation         Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     1.     Implement a comprehensive Postal Services management                    Jesus Cisneros - Director    Alma                     1 FTE           May 31, 2006            Monthly Postage                       Annual Usage Report
            plan to include non-profit permit. [d, SW1]                             for Textbooks, Postal        Ochoa-                 ($25,418)                                 Report
     2.     Need one FTE to sort and stamp all mail and cover route in
                                                                                    Services and Records         Records                 [XIX]            May 31, 2006                                                  Comparison of cost
            case of absences. [d, SW1]                                              Management                   Manage-                                                                                                from one fiscal year to
                                                                                                                 ment                  Postage            August 1,                                                     the next fiscal year.
     3.     Provide monthly report to the Superintendent and Finance                                             Coordinator          Equipment           2005 thru
            Officer and Depts. [d, SW1]                                                                                               ($15,000)           July 1 2010
     4.     Implement new postage equipment [d, SW1]                                                                                    [XIX]
                                                                                                                                                          May 31, 2007
     5.     Implement new computer equipment and procedures (regular                                                                                      May 31, 2007
            and non-profit). [d, SW1]




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                             PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment              SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy         SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff      SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development       SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement    SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                 LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                         DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                                             98
                                                                                       2005-2010
                                                                         Plant and Facilities Support Services
GOAL V: LISD will maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE H: LISD’s Records Management Department will facilitate optimal systems performance via an organizational structure that addresses documented district needs.


                                                                                         Responsible for                    Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                    Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation         Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

     1.     Implement a comprehensive records management system                     Jesus Cisneros - Director    Alma                 1 FTE               May 31, 2006            Monthly Records                       Annual Retention
            that provides for records retention and retrieval. [d, SW10]            for Textbooks, Postal        Ochoa –              ($25,510)                                   Report                                Records Report
     2.     Identify records management liaison for all departments and
                                                                                    Services and Records         Records              [XIX]
            schools. [SW3]                                                          Management                   Manage-                                  Dec. 30, 2005                                                 Outsource company to
                                                                                                                 ment                 Outsourcing                                                                       get records updated
     3.     Implement a records management system to train district                                              Coordinator          of old              May 31, 2006                                                  and in compliance with
            staff to adhere to the state records retention schedule                                                                   permanent                                                                         local and state policy.
            standards. [SW4]
                                                                                                                                      records
     4.     To provide for security and safety of records by providing                                                                ($57,552)           May 31, 2007                                                  Will centralize
            controlled access to records. [g SW2]                                                                                     [XIX]                                                                             location to make all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        district records more
     5.     To update warehouse records inventory [g SW2]                                                                             Shredding           May 31, 2006                                                  accessible to all
            a.) Automate all district records files.
            b.) Identify records for destruction, retention and scanning.
                                                                                                                                      ($30,000)           thru August                                                   departments.
            c.) Provide monthly inventory warehouse reports.                                                                          [XIX]               29, 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Annual Records
                                                                                                                                      Software for                                                                      Inventories
                                                                                                                                      imaging of
                                                                                                                                      all new                                                                           Annual Records
                                                                                                                                      permanent                                                                         Destruction Report
                                                                                                                                      records
                                                                                                                                      ($15,000)
                                                                                                                                         [XIX]


              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                             PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment              SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy         SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff      SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development       SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement    SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                  LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                         DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                                                99
                                                                                        2005-2010
                                                                         Plant and Facilities Support Services
GOAL V: LISD will maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE I: LISD’s Safety & Occupational Health Department will reduce the number of work related accidents by 10%, and ensure 100% compliance of the Emergency Operations Plan as
required in Senate Bill 11.

                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for                     Resources                        Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation                  Human         Fiscal                  Timeline

      1.    Educational Training Component:                                     Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,               Oscar Cartas,           $50,000.00      August 2005-            Safety Presentations                    Quarterly Random Testing of
                The Safety & Occupational Health Department will                Executive Director of Plant        Ph.D.,                  [199-51-        June 2010                   a. Sign in sheet                    Employees
                provide safety trainings school district wide.[SW4]             Facilities & Support Services      Executive Director      6219][XIX]      [Monthly]                   b. Certificates
      a.    Campus Level                                                                                           of Plant Facilities                                                                                     Quarterly Auditing
      b.    Department Level                                                    Victor Mora & Adrian               & Support Services                                              Safety Newsletter, Videos,
      c.    District Monthly Safety Meeting                                     Dominguez,                                                                                         Standard Operating Safety
      d.    District Principals Meeting                                         District Safety Officers           Victor Mora &                                                   Manual
      e.    District New Employee Orientation                                                                      Adrian                                                              a. Training
                                                                                Linda Jo Perez                     Dominguez,                                                          b. Sign in sheet
                                                                                Health Coordinator                 District Safety
                                                                                                                   Officers                                                        District Crisis Manual
                                                                                                                                                                                       a. Training
                                                                                                                   Linda Jo Perez                                                      b. Sign in Sheet
                                                                                                                   Health Coordinator




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                                                                Resources
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 100
      2.    Educational Training Component:[SW4]                                Designated Safety Officer at       Designated Safety       None Needed     August 2005-            Safety Presentations                    Quarterly Auditing
      a.    Campus Level                                                        each campus/department             Officer at each                         June 2010                   c. Sign in sheet
      b.    Department Level                                                                                       campus/department                       [Monthly]                   d. Certificates
      c.    Human Resources-New Employees                                       Cesar Vasquez,                     Cesar Vasquez,
                                                                                Human Resources                    Human Resources                                                 Safety Newsletter, Videos,
                                                                                                                   Safety Department:                                              Standard Operating Safety
                                                                                Safety Department:                 Victor Mora &                                                   Manual
                                                                                Victor Mora & Adrian               Adrian                                                              c. Training
                                                                                Dominguez,                         Dominguez,                                                          d. Sign in sheet
                                                                                District Safety Officers           District Safety
                                                                                                                   Officers                                                        District Crisis Manual
                                                                                                                                                                                       d. Training
                                                                                                                                                                                       e. Sign in Sheet


      3.    The Safety & Occupational Health Department will provide            Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,               Oscar Cartas,           $5,000.00       August 2005-            Safety Inspection Audit                 Monthly random audits of
            District wide Safety inspections of each campus and                 Executive Director of Plant        Executive Director      [199-51-        June 2010               Forms                                   submitted monthly audit
            department annually.[d, SW1]                                        Facilities & Support Services      Victor Mora &           6219][XIX]      [Bi-annually]                                                   forms from school and
                                                                                                                   Adrian                                                          Monitoring Monthly                      departments
                                                                                Victor Mora & Adrian               Dominguez,                                                      accident trends
                                                                                Dominguez,                         District Safety
                                                                                District Safety Officers           Officers                                                        Review and monitor
                                                                                                                   Designated Safety                                               monthly workers’
                                                                                Designated Safety Officers         Officers                                                        compensation reports


      4.    The Safety & Occupational Health Department will ensure             Oscar Cartas, Ph.D.,               Oscar Cartas,           None Needed     August 2005-            Safety Inspection Audit                 Monthly campus safety
            that monthly safety inspections are conducted by staff from         Executive Director of Plant        Executive Director                      June 2010               Forms from                              checklist.
            the following departments.[d, SW1]                                  Facilities & Support Services      of Plant Facilities                     [Monthly]               campuses/departments
                                                                                                                   & Support Services
                                                                                Victor Mora & Adrian               Victor Mora &
                                                                                Dominguez                          Adrian Dominguez
                                                                                District Safety Officer            District Safety
                                                                                                                   Officer




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for                     Resources                        Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 101
                                                                                         Implementation                  Human         Fiscal                  Timeline

      5.    Provide Personal Protective Equipment for                           Oscar Cartas, Ph. D.,              Oscar Cartas,           $5,000.00       August 2005-            PPE Compliance                          Yearly auditing of PPE.
            employees.[SW10]                                                    Executive Director of Plant        Executive Director      [199-41-        June 2010
                                                                                Facilities & Support Services      of Plant Facilities     6399][XIX]      [Yearly]                Equipment Audits
                                                                                                                   & Support Services
                                                                                Victor Mora & Adrian               Victor Mora &                                                   Random Worksite
                                                                                Dominguez                          Adrian Dominguez                                                Inspections
                                                                                District Safety Officers           District Safety
                                                                                                                   Officers                                                        Enforcement

                                                                                                                                                                                   Equipment Maintenance



      6.   Implementation and monitor Safety & Environmental                    Oscar Cartas, Ph. D.,              Oscar Cartas,           $25,000.00      August 2005-            Provide program training to             Yearly auditing
           programs that provide a clean and safe work environment.             Executive Director of Plant        Executive Director      [199-51-        June 2010               all campuses/departments
           [d, SW1]                                                             Facilities & Support Services      of Plant Facilities     6219][XIX]      [Yearly]
      a.   Indoor Air Quality Program                                                                              & Support Services                                              Assist in the implementation
      b.   Integrated Pest Management Program                                   Victor Mora & Adrian               Victor Mora &                                                   of programs
      c.   Asbestos Program                                                     Dominguez                          Adrian Dominguez
      d.   Waste Chemical-Disposal Program                                      District Safety Officers           District Safety                                                 Conduct random
      e.   Hazardous Materials Program                                                                             Officers                                                        campus/department audits
                                                                                John Porter,                       John Porter,                                                    and inspections
                                                                                City Environmental Services        City Environmental
                                                                                                                   Services




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for                      Resources                        Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  102
                                                                                         Implementation                   Human         Fiscal                  Timeline

      7. Address Traffic Safety [d, SW1]                                        Oscar Cartas, Ph. D.,               Oscar Cartas,           $20,000.00      August 2005-            Implementation of safer                 Bi-annually auditing
      a. Safety Department supports and compliments the LISD                    Executive Director of Plant         Executive Director      [199-41-        June 2010               traffic routes and times for
         internal Police Department                                             Facilities & Support Services       of Plant Facilities     6399][XIX]      [Yearly]                student collection
      b. Ensure traffic rules and regulations compliance                                                            & Support Services
      c. Crossing guards                                                        Victor Mora & Adrian                Victor Mora &                                                   Ensure that all
                                                                                Dominguez,                          Adrian                                                          campuses/departments
                                                                                District Safety Officers            Dominguez,                                                      comply with all traffic rules
                                                                                                                    District Safety                                                 and regulations
                                                                                Roberto Murillo,                    Officers
                                                                                City Traffic Engineer               Roberto Murillo,                                                Assist LISD Police in
                                                                                                                    City Traffic                                                    monitoring and assessing
                                                                                                                    Engineer                                                        flow at all campuses


      8. Ensure the district meets ADA Compliance at all                        Oscar Cartas, Ph. D.,               Oscar Cartas,           $10,000.00      August 2005-            Follow all American                     Bi-annually auditing
         campuses/departments with all new and renovation                       Executive Director of Plant         Executive Director      [199-51-        June 2010               w/Disability Act Guidelines
         construction projects.[d, SW1]                                         Facilities & Support Services       of Plant Facilities     6219]           ADA Guidelines          Follow all Internal Bldg.
                                                                                                                    & Support Services      [199-41-        TDH Compliance          Code Guidelines
                                                                                Victor Mora & Adrian                Victor Mora &           6499][XIX]      [Yearly]
                                                                                Dominguez,                          Adrian                                                          Communicate with builders
                                                                                District Safety Officers            Dominguez,                                                      and architects on frequent
                                                                                                                    District Safety                                                 basis to ensure compliance
                                                                                Juan Meza,                          Officers
                                                                                Division of Operations Interim      Juan Meza,                                                      Random inspection of
                                                                                Director                            Division of                                                     completed buildings to
                                                                                                                    Operations Interim                                              ensure compliance
                                                                                Edmundo Lopez,                      Director
                                                                                Construction Program                Edmundo Lopez,
                                                                                Administrator                       Construction
                                                                                                                    Program
                                                                                                                    Administrator




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                   SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy              SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff           SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development            SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement         SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                                                                Resources
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 103
      9.   Workers’ Compensation management program [d, SW1]                    Oscar Cartas, Ph. D.,              Oscar Cartas,           None Needed     August 2005-             Monitor monthly workers’               Monthly reports
      a.   Return to Work Program                                               Executive Director of Plant        Executive Director                      June 2010                compensation report from               Quarterly evaluations
      b.   Light Duty Program                                                   Facilities & Support Services      of Plant Facilities                     [Monthly]                the insurance company
      c.   Accident Prevention Program                                                                             & Support Services
      d.   Indemnity Cases                                                      Juanita Lopez,                     Juanita Lopez,                                                   Provide Safety Training
      e.   Impairment Cases                                                     Workers’ Compensation              Workers’
                                                                                Secretary                          Compensation                                                     Safety Interventions
                                                                                                                   Secretary
                                                                                Linda Jo Perez,                    Linda Jo Perez,                                                  Ergonomic Interventions
                                                                                Health Coordinator                 Health Coordinator
                                                                                                                   All                                                              Return to Work Evaluations
                                                                                All Campuses/Departments           Campuses/Departm
                                                                                                                   ents                                                             Communicate with local
                                                                                                                                                                                    physicians about employee
                                                                                                                                                                                    wellness

                                                                                                                                                                                    Provide enforcement for all
                                                                                                                                                                                    safety non-compliance



      10. Ensure district meets all fire prevention compliance. [d,             Oscar Cartas, Ph. D.,              Oscar Cartas,           None Needed     August 2005-             Provide Safety Training                Monthly audits
          SW1]                                                                  Executive Director of Plant        Executive Director                      June 2010
                                                                                Facilities & Support Services      of Plant Facilities                     [Yearly]                 Random campus/department
                                                                                                                   & Support Services                                               fire inspections
                                                                                Victor Mora & Adrian               Victor Mora &
                                                                                Dominguez,                         Adrian
                                                                                District Safety Officers           Dominguez,
                                                                                                                   District Safety
                                                                                                                   Officers
                                                                                Oscar Cartas, Ph. D.,              Oscar Cartas,           $60,000.00      August 2005-             Provide Crisis Training                Compliance with Senate
      11. Crisis/Emergency Program compliance.[d, SW1]                          Executive Director of Plant        Executive Director      [199-41-        June 2010                                                       Bill 11
                                                                                Facilities & Support Services      of Plant Facilities     6399]           [Yearly]                 Provide Crisis/Emergency
                                                                                                                   & Support Services      [199-51-                                 Supplies
                                                                                Victor Mora & Adrian               Victor Mora &           6219][XIX]
                                                                                Dominguez,                         Adrian                                                           Complete Hazard analyses
                                                                                District Safety Officers           Dominguez,                                                       audits of all
                                                                                                                   District Safety                                                  campuses/departments
                                                                                                                   Officers



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                             2005-2010
                                                                                                         FISCAL PROGRAM

GOAL V:                     LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments
and programs.


OBJECTIVE A: To achieve a Superior Achievement Rating (FIRST) and an Unqualified Opinion on an annual basis.

                                    Strategies                                                   Responsible for                    Resources               Monitoring Timeline                 Formative Evaluation                      Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                 Implementation                 Human     Fiscal
                                                                                                                                  27
1) LISD will implement a budgeting process that includes all                                        Interim CFO                  FTEs   1,129,933                Monthly                  • Annual Budget Calendar                    • Superior Achievement on
   stakeholders in the improvement of the school system.                                         Rosa Maria Torres                                          Semi Annual Review              provided to campuses and                    FIRST Rating
                         [ a, e, g, SW2, SW7]                                                                                                                                               departments in February

                                                                                                                                   27
2) LISD will submit a balanced budget to the Board of                                               Interim CFO                   FTEs      1,129,933          Annual Results             • Instructional Manual                      • Annual Budget Book
   Trustees.                                                                                     Rosa Maria Torres                                                                           will be provided in February             • Superior Achievement on
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Budget Approved in August                   FIRST rating
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
3) LISD will determine equitable per pupil allocations for all                                  Grants and Program                                          Semi Annual Review            • Monthly Report of Grants
   campuses and special programs by maintaining the                                    Compliance Officer, Severita Sanchez                      [VII]        Annual Results                submitted                                 • Budget Allocations Report
   maximum of their 85% allotment.                                                         CFO, Jesus J. Amezcua, CPA
                        [b, d, g, SW1, SW8]                                               Financial Management Director                                                                   • Report of potential grants                • List of Grants Submitted
                                                                                                 Rosa Maria Torres                                                                          to Superintendent
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
4) LISD will allocate resources to the support of the                                               Grant Writer                                            Semi Annual Review                                                        • List of New Revenue Sources
   instructional model and standard based practices at the                                       Rolando Gallegos                                             Annual Results              • Report of potential sources
   campus level.                                                                                    Interim CFO                                                                             to Superintendent                         • Monthly and Annual
                            [ a, b, g, SW2]                                                      Rosa Maria Torres                                                                                                                      Administrative Cost Ratio
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Monthly Reports to                          Report
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933                                                                                 • Superior Achievement on

              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                        PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                       SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                  SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff               SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development                SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement             SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                         FISCAL PROGRAM

5) LISD will implement a grant writing program that identifies                                      Interim CFO                                                                            •Finance Committee                          FIRST Rating
   new potential resources:                                                                      Rosa Maria Torres                                                 Monthly                                                           • Certificate of Achievement
      LISD will seek special funds (grants) to fund                                                                                                                                      • Financial Guidelines                        in Financial Reporting and
      operations not funded by State or local funds.                                                                                                                                       Implementation                              Budget Document Award
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
6) LISD will develop revenue enhancing programs                                                     Interim CFO                                                     Annual               • WADA Contracts                              CAFR
   (i.e. partnerships, and new sources of revenues).                                             Rosa Maria Torres
                               [f, SW2]
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
7) LISD will maintain an administrative cost ratio lower than                                       Interim CFO                                                    Monthly               •Monthly Final Statements                   • Monthly and Annual
   the maximum allowed by the Texas Education Agency.                                            Rosa Maria Torres                                                                                                                     Administrative Cost Ratio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Report
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
8) LISD will implement an effective accounting internal                                             Interim CFO                                                                          •Annual Grant Reports                       • Unqualified Opinion on
   controls system that assures compliance with all laws                                         Rosa Maria Torres                                                 Monthly                                                             Annual Audit
   and regulations.
                                                                                       Compliance Officer, Severita Sanchez
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
9) LISD will increase the fund balance to two months payroll                               CFO: Jesus J. Amezcua,CPA                                               Monthly               •Monthly Final Statements                   • Implentation of Board
   within five years.                                                                     Financial Management Director                                                                                                              Policy
                                                                                                 Rosa Maria Torres
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
10) LISD will implement a fiscal monitoring process that                                            Interim CFO
    requires the identification of the strategic goal, campus,                                   Rosa Maria Torres                                                 Monthly               •Semi Annual Review of                        CAFR
    standard, or systemic policy reform to be achieved.                                                                                                                                  CIP & DIP
                         [a, b, d, g, SW1, SW2]                                        Compliance Officer, Severita Sanchez
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
11) LISD will maintain a needs assessment process for                                               Interim CFO
    district operations, facilities and debt service.                                            Rosa Maria Torres                                                 Monthly               •Semi Annual Review of
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                      PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                       SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                  SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff               SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development                SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement             SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                         FISCAL PROGRAM

                                         [a]                                                                                                                                             CIP & DIP
                                                                                       Compliance Officer, Severita Sanchez
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
12) LISD will maintain a funds tracking system that accounts                                        Interim CFO
    for all program and special funds.                                                           Rosa Maria Torres                                                 Monthly               •Monthly Final Statements
                              [d, SW1]
                                                                                                                                   27
                                                                                                                                  FTEs      1,129,933
13) LISD will implement Financial Guidelines that include:
        Accounts Payable
        Payroll                                                                                     Interim CFO                                                                          •FOG Book
        Accounting                                                                               Rosa Maria Torres                                                  Annual               Distributed in August
        Investments
        Debt
        Procurement
        Inventory
          Fixed Assets
          Bid Items
          Janitorials
          Textbooks
        Transportation Costs
        Grants
        Cash Receipts
        Risk -Insurance Claims
        Work orders for software and hardware
                             [d, SW1]




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                       PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                       SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                  SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff               SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development                SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement             SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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GOAL V:                     LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs..


OBJECTIVE B: LISD will fully implement the distribution of the purchase orders to the vendors via email or fax, thus reducing the need for excessive
                                                        paper work and increasing efficiency and service to vendors by fifty percent (50%) by the end of the year

                         Annual Audit Report.


                                  Strategies                                          Responsible for                Resources                    Monitoring               Formative Evaluation                                 Summative Evaluation
                                                                                      Implementation           Human         Fiscal               Timeline
1) LISD will apply for or maintain membership in the Region                        Chief Financial Officer     7 FTEs    $407,000.00               Monthly          • Complete resolutions and                   • Unqualified opinion on the
   One ESC purchasing cooperative, Region IV purchasing                           Jesus J. Amezcua, CPA                                                               applications for membership                  Annual Audit Report.
   cooperative, the Texas Building and Procurement                                                                                                 Annually           in various cooperatives.
   Commission, the Texas Cooperatives Purchasing Network,                             Director of Financial
   and the Houston-Galveston Area Council of Governments                                 Management
   Purchasing Cooperative.                                                            Rosa Maria Torres                                                             • Locally developed checklist
                                                                                                                                                                      that monitors compliance
                                                                                  Director of Procurement                                                             in membership status.
                                                                                     Evaristo Ortega III


2) LISD will provide intensive training to campus and                                 Director of Financial    2 FTEs             $800.00       Semi-Annually       • Locally developed checklist                • Unqualified opinion on the
   department heads on using the purchasing cooperatives to                              Management                                                                   that monitors changes                        Annual Audit Report.
   make the procurement function more efficient and cost                              Rosa Maria Torres                                                               to cooperatives.
   effective.
                                                                                  Director of Procurement
                                                                                     Evaristo Ortega III




                EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
  a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment              SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
  b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy         SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
  c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff      SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
  d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development       SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                               SW5.   Parental Involvement    SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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3) LISD will distribute purchasing cooperatives information to                     Director of Procurement     1 FTEs             $1,700            Monthly           • Locally developed on-line                  • Unqualified opinion on the
   all campus and department heads informing them of items                            Evaristo Ortega III                                                             list and monitoring of monthly                 Annual Audit Report.
   available through the cooperatives and the procedures for                                                                                                          changes.
   requesting these items.

4) LISD will provide intensive training to campuses and depart-                    Chief Financial Officer     7 FTEs         $407,000.00               Monthly                 • 75 % of all purchase                     • 90% of all purchase
   ments already on the electronic requisitioning system.                         Jesus J. Amezcua, CPA                                                                           requisitions submitted                     requisitions submitted
                                                                                                                                               Semi-Annual Review                 electronically by the end of               electronically by the end of
                                                                                  Financial Management                                                                            fiscal year 2006.                          fiscal year 2006.
5) LISD will provide intensive initial and continuing training to                        Director                                                  Annual Results
   the newly created Finance clerks added to the elementary                         Rosa Maria Torres                                                                                                                      • 50% reduction in number of
   schools; instruct these employees on how to enter                                                                                                                            • 30% reduction in number of                 disapproved purchase
   purchase requisitions on-line, instruct them on the use of                     Director of Procurement                                                                         disapproved purchase                       requisitions at the end of
   approved vendors, instruct them on how to obtain                                   Evaristo Ortega                                                                             requisitions at the end of                 the fiscal year.
    telephone/fax price quotes, and familiarize them with                                                                                                                         the fiscal year.
    District procurement policies and procedures.                                                                                                                                                                          • Unqualified opinion on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Annual Audit Report

6) LISD will maintain an updated Procurement Policies and                         Director of Procurement      7 FTEs                                   Monthly                 • continuous monitoring                    • Unqualified opinion on
   Procedures Handbook and insure distribution to all                                 Evaristo Ortega                                                                             of changes at both the                     Annual Audit Report
   campuses and departments.                                                                                                                                                      local and state level
                                                                                                                                                                                  regarding policies.

7) LISD will insure new information on procurement laws,                          Director of Procurement      7 FTEs                                   Monthly                 • continuous updating                      • Unqualified opinion on
  policies and procedures are expeditiously sent to                                   Evaristo Ortega                                                                             of changes in policies                     Annual Audit Report
   campuses and departments.                                                                                                                                                      to the LISD webpage.




                 EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                             PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
   a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
   b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
   c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
   d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                                SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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 GOAL V:                       LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments
 and programs.


 OBJECTIVE C: LISD will achieve a 100% administrative and staff participation in the completion of 12 hours of technology training per year in areas that pertain to their
 responsibilities such as SAGE, School Max, and any other administrative software applications.

                                                                                                                                                                          Monitoring
                                            Strategies                                                     Responsible for             Resources                           Timeline                Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                            Implementation        Human      Fiscal
                                                                                                           Chief Information        27
 1) LISD will implement a comprehensive IT Management Plan                                                      Officer            FTEs $1,631,098.00                       Daily              • Work Order Report                    • Annual Network Access
    to assess hardware and software needed to provide network                                                 Roy Lanier                      [VII]                                                                                     and Software Report
    management .                                                                                                                                                           Monthly             • Hardware Needs                          •• Email Report
                                                                                                                                  3 FTEs       $170,000.00                                       Assessment                              •• LAN Report
 2) LISD will implement a system monitoring process to                                                        Roy Lanier                                                                                                                 •• WAN Report
    evaluate system capacity on a daily basis.                                                                                                                              Daily              • Software Needs                          •• Internet Report
                                    [d, SW1]                                                                                                                                                     Assessment                              •• Student Applications
                                                                                                                                                     $57,000.00                                                                          •• Finance Applications
 3) LISD will implement a management plan to update the                                                       Roy Lanier          4 FTEs                                                       • Training Calendar
    Web Page.                                                                                                                                                               Daily                                                     • Updated Web Page
                                                                                                                                                $417,000.00                                    • Monthly Report
 4) LISD will implement a communication network with vendors                                                  Roy Lanier                                                                                                              • Annual report on training
    to provide prompt response time to down times associated                                                                       1 FTE                                    Daily                                                       hours for each user.
    with network access and software applications.                                                                                                                                             • Work Order Report
                                        [b, e]                                                                                                          77,000
 5) LISD will implement a help desk process to provide                                                        Roy Lanier          8 FTEs                                                       • Hardware Needs                       • Annual Network Access
    assistance to all (including network and email) users.                                                                                                                  Daily                Assessment                             and Software Report
                                         [e]                                                                                                                                                                                             •• Email Report
                                                                                                                                               $201,000.00                                     • Software Needs                          •• LAN Report
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                          PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                      SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                 SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff              SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development               SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement            SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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 6) LISD will implement a comprehensive training management                                                   Roy Lanier         2 FTEs                                                        Assessment                              •• WAN Report
    plan to provide training as needed and or scheduled.                                                   Carmen Sandoval                                          Monthly/Yearly                                                     •• Internet Report
                                   [e, SW3, SW4]                                                                                                                                             • Training Calendar                       •• Student Applications
                                                                                                                                             $1,848,000.00                                                                             •• Finance Applications
 7) LISD will implement a management plan to ensure 98%                                                      Roy Lanier          5 FTEs                                                      • Monthly Report
    access to:                                                                                                                                                           Daily                                                      • Updated Web Page
       Finance Software application
       Student Information Software application                                                                                                                                              • Work Order Report                    • Annual report on training
                                                                                                                                   42
        WAN & Internet                                                                                                            FTEs                                                                                                hours for each user.
        Email Application                                                                                                                                                                    • Hardware Needs
        Instructional Software Applications                                                                                                                                                    Assessment
         LAN Application
                                      [d, SW1]                                                                                                                                               • Software Needs
                                                                                                                                              $165,000.00                                      Assessment                           • Annual Network Access
                                                                                                                                    2
 8) LISD wil implement a monitoring process to evaluate                                                       Roy Lanier          FTEs                                                                                                and Software Report
    training provided.                                                                                     Carmen Sandoval                                               Daily               • Training Calendar                       •• Email Report
                                 [e, SW3, SW4]                                                                                                                                                                                         •• LAN Report
                                                                                                                                                    201,000.00                               • Monthly Report                          •• WAN Report
 9) LISD will develop a training calendar.                                                                    Roy Lanier         5 FTEs                                                                                                •• Internet Report
                                   [e, SW3, SW4]                                                           Carmen Sandoval                                          Monthly/Yearly                                                     •• Student Applications
                                                                                                                                                    $87,000.00                               • Work Order Report                       •• Finance Applications
 10) LISD will provide progress report to the Superintendent                                                 Roy Lanier           1 FTE
     and address non compliance by administrators.                                                                                                                       Weekly              • Hardware Needs                       • Updated Web Page
                                    [d, SW1]                                                                                                                                                   Assessment
                                                                                                                                               $138,000.00                                                                          • Annual report on training
 11) LISD will implement a system to prevent unauthorized                                                    Roy Lanier          3 FTEs                                                      • Software Needs                         hours for each user.
     use and access to unappropriate sites.                                                                                                                              Daily                 Assessment
                                      [b, e]
                                                                                                                                               $206,000.00                                   • Training Calendar
 12) LISD will implement a state of the art communication                                                    Roy Lanier          3 FTEs
     system throughout the district.                                                                                                                                     Yearly              • Monthly Report
                                       [b, e]
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                        PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                     SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk      VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual    VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff             SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE         VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development              SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed       IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement           SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia        X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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 13) LISD will implement an insfrastructure update plan to be                                                 Roy Lanier                       $165,000.00
     funded through erate and technology (WADA) funds.                                                     Carmen Sandoval        2 FTE
                                      [b, e]                                                                                                                         Yearly




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                   PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                     SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff             SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development              SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement           SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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GOAL V:                     LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and
programs.


OBJECTIVE D                        LISD will reach a 97% collection rate on all taxes due to the district by the end of the year

                                Strategies                                             Responsible for                 Resources                     Monitoring Timeline                  Formative Evaluation                     Summative Evaluation
                                                                                       Implementation              Human         Fiscal

1) LISD will develop a tax collection plan that includes                               Interim CFO                 7 FTEs            $251,831.00              Monthly                • Develop Tax Calendar                      • Tax Collection Rate that
   courtesy calls, post card mail outs, outside counsel                              Rosa Maria Torres                                                                                                                             Maximizes Fiscal
   assistance, internet information, tax statement mail outs                                                                                                                         • Provide Results of Monthly                  Resources
   and others.                                                                  Tax Assessor Collector                                                                                 Analysis and Tax Reports
                                                                               Rudy Sanchez, RTA CSTA                                                         Annually                                                           • Superior Achievement
2) LISD will work with the appraisal district to review property                                                                                                                     • Report Results of Annual
   values and adjustments to ensure correct the appraisal                                                                                                                              Property Study Report
 roll.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Rating on Financial
                                                                               R. Sanchez for LISD              To be done within budget                                               Property Study Report                       Indicator and Rating
3) LISD will work with finance department to coordinate the                    S. Delgado for WCAD                                                            Monthly                                                              System of Texas
   tax collection process and the maximization of state                                                                                                                              • Daily collection report
   funding.                                                                    R. Sanchez for Tax Office        To be done within budget                                             • Monthly collection report                 • Unqualified Opinion on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Annual Audit
4) LISD will work with finance department to coordinate the                                                                                                   Monthly
   tax rate adoption process.                                                                                                                                                        • Develop Tax Calendar                      • Adoption of tax rate
                                                                               R. Sanchez for Tax Office        To be done within budget
5) LISD will work with IT Department to coordinate the                                                                                                        Monthly                • Daily system backup                       • Successful conversion
   maintenance and support of tax software system.                                                                                                                                   • Coordination with software                between fiscal years
                                                                               R. Sanchez for Tax Office        To be done within budget                                             vendor, as needed, to                       • Successful conversion
                                 [SW10]                                        R. Lanier for the IT Dept.                                                                            complete upgrades.                          between tax years



               EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                              PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
 a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk        VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
 b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual      VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
 c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE           VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
 d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed         IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                              SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia          X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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 GOAL V:             LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses,
 departments and programs.


 OBJECTIVE E: To maintain insurance for all risks and reduce the cost of all insurance for the District by 10% annually depending on claim experience and market trend.

                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for        Resources                   Monitoring Timeline                 Formative Evaluation                    Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation     Human     Fiscal

                                                                                        Risk Management        2                  $          Renewal Date of                • Monthly Reports                         • Cost of insurance by
 1) LISD will develop a master insurance timeline for each                                 Coordinator       FTEs        105,668.00            Insurance                    Submitted                                 level
    insurance to get renewal at least 180 days before                                      Alvaro Perez                                                                       to Finance Committee                      of service from one fiscal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        year to the next fiscal
    expiration and 90 days for the recommendations.                                                                                               Monthly                     Superintendent and                      year.
                                                                                                                                                                              Finance Committee of
                                                                                                                                                                            the
                                                                                        Risk Management                             $        Renewal Date of
 2) LISD will engage the services of consultant as necessary.                              Coordinator                      34,759.00          Insurance                       Board.                                 • Loss ratio by level of
                                                                                           Alvaro Perez                                                                                                                 service from one fiscal

                                                                                        Risk Management                                                                        Renewal justifications
 3) LISD will develop insurance committees for all risks.                                  Coordinator                                                                      i.e.                                       to the next fiscal year
                                                                                                                       $                     Renewal Date of                   tabulations, analysis,
                                    [e, SW7]                                               Alvaro Perez                1,000.00                Insurance                    and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Insurance In-Force
                                                                                                                                                                               recommendations.                       Report




                                                                                        Risk Management
 4) LISD will provide monthly reports to the Superintendent                                Coordinator
    and Board.                                                                             Alvaro Perez                 $           -              Monthly                     Formal Contracts and

              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                           PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
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                                         [d]                                                                                                                                     Purchase Orders.

 5) LISD will develop and update insurance vendor list by level                       Procurement Director
    of risk.                                                                            Evaristo Ortega                   $           -             Annually

 6) LISD will explore insurance cooperatives.                                         Procurement Director
                                                                                         Evaristo Ortega                  $           -             Annually




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                      SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership               e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment              SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                    f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy         SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations    g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff      SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                     SW4.   Staff Development       SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                              SW5.   Parental Involvement    SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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 GOAL V:                       LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments
 and programs.


 OBJECTIVE F: By the end of the year, the State Compensatory Education Program Audit will reflect no exceptions.

                                            Strategies                                                     Responsible for        Resources                   Monitoring Timeline                 Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                           Implementation     Human     Fiscal

                                                                                                         Grant and
 1) LISD will conduct training session(s) for all campus                                                  Program             2 FTEs      $106,049.00             October 2005               • Internally developed                    • DEC indicators for each
    administrators regarding State Compensatory Program (i.e.,                                        Severita Sanchez                        [IV]                                              checklist that follows DEC               program.
    identification of at-risk students, allowable costs, campus/                                                                                                                               indicators.
    district plan documentation of required plan components).                                                                              $18,000.00
                                                                                                                                             [VII]
 2) LISD will conduct individual and focus group meetings with                                                                                              July and August 2005
    campus administrators and SBDM committees to assist
    them with SCE planning requirements.

                                                                                                                                                             October ~ November
 3) LISD will conduct a desk Audit of Campus and District                                                                                                           2005
    Improvement Plans to ensure compliance with SCE
    requirements.

                                                                                                                                                             October ~ November
 4) LISD will conduct an internal review of the State                                                                                                               2005
    Compensatory Education Program following the
    procedures used by the external auditor.
                     [b, g, SW1, SW4, SW7, SW8, SW10]



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                       PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                       SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                  SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff               SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development                SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement             SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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 GOAL V:             LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses,
 departments and programs.


 OBJECTIVE G: By the end of the year, the Desk Audit for No Child Left Behind grant funds will reflect no exceptions.

                                    Strategies                                         Responsible for         Resources                    Monitoring Timeline                 Formative Evaluation                     Summative Evaluation
                                                                                       Implementation      Human       Fiscal

                                                                                                                                                                             • Internally developed
 1) LISD will provide training to campus and district                                Grant and Program     2 FTEs       $106,049.00         June ~ August 2005               checklist.                                • DEC indicators for each
    administrators regarding NCLB and other grant                                    Severita Sanchez                       [IV]                                                                                         program.
    requirements.
                                                                                                                                            November~December
                                                                                                                          $18,000.00              2005
 2) LISD will conduct a desk audit to ensure alignment of                                                                   [VII]
    fund use with personnel and costs approved in
    administration.

 3) LISD will provide campus and district administrators                                                                                    June~ August 2005
    information individually or in focus groups regarding use
    of grant funds. [d, g, SW1, SW4, SW7, SW8, SW10]




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State                XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.         XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.        XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A     XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                  XIX. Other
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                                                                                                         FISCAL PROGRAM

 GOAL V:                       LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments
 and programs.


 OBJECTIVE H: By the end of the year, the Desk Audit for Leaver data will reflect no exceptions.

                                             Strategies                                                 Responsible for               Resources             Monitoring Timeline               Formative Evaluation                    Summative Evaluation
                                                                                                        Implementation           Human      Fiscal
 1) LISD will maintain a system of internal controls for the                                           Grant and Program         2 FTEs $106,049.00           September 2005             • Internal Leaver Recovery                • Leaver Annual Audit
    compliance of all Public Education Information                                                     Severita Sanchez                      [IV]              October 2005                Checklists from September
    Management System data (i.e., attendance, leaver,                                                                                                          January 2006                2003 Campus Visits
    student id, graduate rate, child count, etc.).                                                                                            $18,000.00
                                                                                                            Chief Information                   [VII]                                    • October Desk Audit for
     a. Conduct training for all Campus PEIMS Administrators                                               Technology Officer                                                              2002-2003
        and Campus PEIMS Clerks on the Leaver                                                                 Roy Lanier
        Procedures Manual.                                                                                                                                                               • Internal Leaver Recovery
     b. Visit all secondary campuses during the first week of                                                                                                                              Checklist from January
        September to ensure that Campus PEIMS Clerks are                                                                                                                                   2004 Campus Visits
        adhering to student leaver recovery procedures,
        specifically the "no shows".
     c. Conduct an Internal Desk Audit in early October before                                             Desk Audit Team
        the PEIMS Snapshot date to check for proper
        documentation, procedures, and filing in student
        folders.
     d. Conduct a follow-up visit the first week in January prior
        to the final PEIMS re-submission to ensure
        discrepancies found during the October Desk Audit,
        as well as any exceptions from the first PEIMS
        submission have been addressed.
                                  [d, SW1, SW8]



              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                     PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                       SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy                  SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff               SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development                SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement             SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                           Human Resources Program

GOAL V: LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.


OBJECTIVE A: LISD will have 100% of the campus and department staff participate in a customer service retraining and team building.


                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline
      4.    LISD’S Human Resources staff will continue to receive team          Executive Director for Human      Consultant           $1,000              July 2005-June          Staff development records               Staff development records for
            building and customer service trainings.                            Resources                                              [VII]               2006                    for HR Department Staff                 Human Resources
                                                                                                                                                                                   will indicate 90%                       Department staff indicates
                                                                                                                                                                                   participation team building             100% participation staff
                                                                                                                                                                                   to build better customer                customer services training.
                                                                                                                                                                                   service.

 2. LISD’S Human Resources staff will meet periodically to
 implement effective customer services practices.

 3. LISD’S Human Resources administrative staff will attend seminars            Human Resources                   HR                   $5000               July 2005-June          Schedule training                       90% participation attending
 to keep abreast of current legal issues confronting districts in their         Administrative Staff              Coordinators         [VII]               2006                                                            seminars.
 role as employers.                                                                                               Travel
                                                                                                                                                                                   Schedule training
 4. LISD’S Human Resources staff will provide training to the schools                                                                  $2000               July 2005-June                                                  Sign-in sheets of
 and departments in the different areas pertaining to human resources.                                                                 [VII]               2006                                                            participation from schools
                                                                                                                  Consultant                                                                                               and departments.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                           Human Resources Program

GOAL V: LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE B: LISD’s Human Resources Department online automation of processes and procedures will be improved, as evidenced by a 50% implementation of designated work.

                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                         Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                          Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal            Timeline
 1. LISD Human Resources staff will maintain and upkeep the facility            Executive Director for Human      Custodial,           Resource in              July 2005-June          Checklist completed in                 Locally developed survey
 to create a user friendly atmosphere.                                          Resources                         Division of          place                    2006                    walkthrough of building                will indicate an 90%
                                                                                                                  Operations and                                                        conducted by Human                     favorable view of the
                                                                                                                  Human                                                                 Resources Executive                    Human Resources
                                                                                                                  Resources Staff                                                       Director indicate excellent            Department facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                        favorable facility
                                                                                                                                                                                        conditions.
 2. LISD Human Resources Office will facilitate access of computers             Executive Director for Human      IT Staff and         Resource in
 to employees and applicants to complete online applications.                   Resources                         Human                place                    July 2005-June
                                                                                                                  Resources                                     2006
                                                                                                                  Coordinators

 3. LISD Human Resources staff will conduct meetings and facilitate             Executive Director for Human      Human                Salary
 interview sessions in a designated conference room.                            Resources                         Resources            [VII]
                                                                                                                  Coordinators
                                                                                                                  4 FTE’S                                       July 2005-June
                                                                                                                                                                2006

 4. LISD Human Resources staff will provide applicants information              Executive Director for Human      Human                Salary                                         Develop a tracking system               100% applicants will receive
 on the status of their applications.                                           Resources                         Resources            [VII, XIV]                                     that all applicants receive             notice from Human
                                                                                                                  Coordinators                                                        notice from Human                       Resources on a timely basis.
                                                                                                                  3 FTE’S                                                             Resources

                                                                                                                                                                July 2005-June
                                                                                                                                                                2006

 f

              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                   PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                           Human Resources Program

GOAL V: LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE C: LISD’s implementation of the GED to Ph.D. program will result in a 40% increase over the baseline year in the number of employees in pursuit of higher education degrees or credentials.


                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                        Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                         Fiscal         Timeline
      1     LISD will maximize the comprehensive tuition and book               Executive Director for Human      Human                  $308,416             July 2005-June        Human Resources records                 Human Resources records
            assistance program.                                                 Resources                         Resources              [VII]                2006                  reflect 10% increase in                 reflect 40% increase in
                                                                                                                  Coordinator                                                       number of employees                     number of employees
                                                                                                                  1 FTE                                                             pursuing higher education               pursuing higher education
                                                                                                                                                                                    credentials or degrees                  credentials or degrees
                                                                                                                                                                                    through district supported              through district supported
                                                                                                                                                                                    initiatives.                            initiatives.

 2. LISD will make provisions for flexible scheduling in order for              Executive Director for Human      Human                Resource in            July 2005-June        List of employees                       100% participation based on
 employees to be able to attend trainings or classes.                           Resources                         Resources            place                  2006                  requesting flexible                     Human Resources records of
                                                                                                                  Coordinator                                                       schedules                               those who qualified
                                                                                                                  1 FTE

 3. LISD will continue to provide information to all employees                  Executive Director for Human      Human                Resource in            July 2005-June
 pursuing higher education.                                                     Resources                         Resources            place                  2006
                                                                                                                  Coordinator
                                                                                                                  2 FTE
                                                                                                                                                              July 2005-June
 4. LISD will attract paraprofessionals working in the district to the          Executive Director for Human      Human                $308,416               2006                  List of applicants to the               100% participation based on
 teaching profession by providing tuition and book assistance.                  Resources                         Resources            [VII                                         tuition and book assistance             Human Resources records of
                                                                                                                  Coordinator                                                                                               those who qualified
                                                                                                                  1 FTE

 5. The Human Resources Staff will continue to provide employees the            Executive Director for Human      Human                $25,868                July 2005-June        Schedule GED and ESL                    100% participation based on
 opportunity to obtain their GED and/or ESL certificate.                        Resources                         Resources            [VII]                  2006                  preparation classes                     Human Resources records.
                                                                                                                  Coordinator
                                                                                                                  1 FTE

              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                                                                                           Human Resources Program

GOAL V: LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE D: The Human Resources Office will continue to adapt to a changing work environment that satisfies the district’s needs.




                                                                                         Responsible for                        Resources                     Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline
                                                                                                                                         Resources in        July 2005-June          Continuously accessing                 Human Resources
 1. LISD Human Resources Staff will develop procedures and                      Executive Director for Human      Human                  place               2006                    the need to develop                    developed procedures and
 administrative regulations in areas pertaining to human resources in           Resources                         Resources                                                          procedures and                         administrative regulations
 areas of need.                                                                                                   Coordinator                                                        administrative regulation.             as needed.
                                                                                                                  6 FTE’S

 2. LISD Human Resources Staff will disseminate newly approved                  Executive Director for Human      Human                  Resources in        July 2005-June                                                Human Resources records
 procedures and administrative regulations to campuses and                      Resources                         Resources              place               2006                                                          demonstrate a process to
 departments.                                                                                                     Coordinator                                                                                              disseminate procedures and
                                                                                                                  6 FTE’S                                                                                                  administrative regulations.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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GOAL V: LISD shall maximize fiscal and human resources and will utilize sound fiscal planning for all campuses, departments and programs.

OBJECTIVE E: The Human Resources Office will anticipate and respond to the needs of the campuses and departments to improve student performance and comply with state and federal
                       requirements.



                                                                                         Responsible for                       Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                       Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                        Fiscal         Timeline
                                                                                                                    Human                Resources in        July 2005-June          Human Resources staff                  Human Resources provides
 1. LISD Human Resources Staff will review and assess the campus                Executive Director for Human        Resources            place               2006                    meets with administration              requested needs based on
 and department needs on a periodic basis.                                      Resources                           Coordinators                                                     to access needs                        staffing guidelines.
                                                                                                                    6 FTE’S

 2. LISD Human Resources Staff will assess campus teacher load and              Executive Director for Human        Human                Resources in        July 2005-June
 provide recommendations.                                                       Resources                           Resources            place               2006
                                                                                                                    Coordinators
                                                                                                                    6 FTE’S


 3. LISD Human Resources Staff will assess teacher assignments to               Executive Director for Human        Human                Resources in        July 2005-June        Human Resources staff                   Teaching assignments meet
 comply with state and federal guidelines pertaining to teacher                 Resources                           Resources            place               2006                  reviews certified                       state and federal guidelines.
 certification.                                                                                                     Coordinators                                                   assignments with teacher
                                                                                                                    6 FTE’S                                                        and principal.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                 SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy            SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff         SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development          SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement       SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
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GOAL VI
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GOALVI: LISD shall promote community partnerships and parental involvement to improve student performance, productivity, and efficiency of the school system.

OBJECTIVE A: By September 2006, LISD will increase by 20 percent its business and community partnerships to help meet the needs of all students.


                                                                                         Responsible for                          Resources                     Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation              Human                        Fiscal         Timeline

 1. LISD will establish a “Partners in Education” program                       Marco Alvarado, Director of         Marco                N/A                    1st Six Weeks        Signed Agreements                       Total number of new
                                                                                Communications;                     Alvarado,                                   2nd Six Weeks                                                agreements will exceed 2004-
                                                                                Rosita Martinez, HOSTS              Director of                                 3rd Six Weeks                                                2005 partnerships by 20
                                                                                Coordinator                         Communications;                             4th Six Weeks                                                percent
                                                                                                                    Rosita Martinez,                            5th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                    HOSTS
                                                                                                                                                                6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                    Coordinator

 2. LISD will develop innovative and timely marketing and publicity             Marco Alvarado, Director of         Marco                A. N/A                                      A. PSA’s, video news                    Focus groups will be
                                                                                                                                                                1st Six Weeks
    tools for partnership recruitment                                           Communications;                     Alvarado,            B. $2,000 (VII)                                releases, etc.                       developed and project
                                                                                                                    Director of                                 2nd Six Weeks
    A. Instructional Television programming (English/Spanish)                   Melissa Garza,                                           C. N/A                                      B. Brochures, posters, etc.             surveys will be distributed to
    B. Bilingual printed materials                                              Secretary/Translator;               Communications;      D. $3,500              3rd Six Weeks        C. Dedicated link on district           determine effectiveness of
    C. District web site                                                        Jeannette Martinez, ITV             Melissa Garza,               (XIII)         4th Six Weeks           web site                             marketing and publicity tools
    D. Billboards                                                               Coordinator;                        Secretary/           E. N/A                 5th Six Weeks        D. Billboards
    E. Speakers Bureau                                                          Mario Perez, Printing/Creative      Translator;          F. N/A                 6th Six Weeks        E. Presentations
    F. International news media (English/Spanish)                               Services Dept. Interim              Jeannette                                                        F. TV and radio news talk
                                                                                Supervisor;                         Martinez, ITV                                                       shows, Letters to the
                                                                                Rosita Martinez, HOSTS              Coordinator;                                                        Editor, etc.
                                                                                Coordinator                         Mario Perez,
                                                                                                                    Printing/Creative
                                                                                                                    Services Dept.
                                                                                                                    Interim
                                                                                                                    Supervisor;
                                                                                                                    Rosita Martinez,
                                                                                                                    HOSTS
                                                                                                                    Coordinator

 3. LISD will facilitate two-way communication among business and               Jesus Amezcua, Interim              Jesus Amezcua,       A. $2,500 (VII)        1st Six Weeks        A. Bi-monthly meetings                  Sign-in sheets; track number
    community stakeholders                                                      Superintendent;                     Interim              B. $2,500 (VII)        2nd Six Weeks        B. Annual presentation                  of participants
              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                   SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy              SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff           SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development            SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement         SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
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                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                         Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation            Human                       Fiscal          Timeline
     A. Superintendent’s Business Advisory Council                              Marco Alvarado, Director of       Superintendent;                             3rd Six Weeks
     B. Superintendent’s State of the District Address                          Communications                    Marco                                       4th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                  Alvarado,                                   5th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                  Director of                                 6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                  Communications
                                                                                                                                                              1st Six Weeks          Final draft of                          Final plan will be used as a
 4. LISD will develop a partner recognition and retention plan                  Rosita Martinez, HOSTS            Rosita Martinez,     $5,000 (VII,                                  comprehensive plan                      baseline for partner
                                                                                                                                                              2nd Six Weeks
                                                                                Coordinator;                      HOSTS                XIII)                                                                                 recruitment and retention for
                                                                                                                  Coordinator;                                3rd Six Weeks
                                                                                Marco Alvarado, Director of                                                                                                                  2006-2007
                                                                                                                  Marco                                       4th Six Weeks
                                                                                Communications
                                                                                                                  Alvarado,                                   5th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                  Director of                                 6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                  Communications

 5. LISD will coordinate the Superintendent’s Neighborhood Chat                 Marco Alvarado, Director of       Marco               N/A                     1st Six Weeks          Quarterly meetings                      Sign-in sheets; track number
    town hall meetings                                                          Communications;                   Alvarado,                                   2nd Six Weeks                                                  of participants
                                                                                Jesus Amezcua, Interim            Director of                                 3rd Six Weeks
                                                                                Superintendent                    Communications;                             4th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                  Jesus Amezcua,                              5th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                  Interim                                     6th Six Weeks
                                                                                                                  Superintendent
  6. LISD will develop recognition programs for students, staff, and           Jesus Amescua, Interim             Marco Alvarado      $15,000.00          Monthly                    Monthly Meetings                        Agendas
community and implement criteria for customer service trainings                Superintendent, CPA                Dir. of             Supplies                                       Weekly Meetings                         Sign in sheets
    * Veterna's Day, and Memorial Day Prgrams                                  Marco Alvarado, Director of        Communications      $25,000.00
   * Student of The Month                                                      Communications                     Jesus Amezcua       Training
   * Employee of the Month                                                     Victor Gunnoe                      Interim
   * Superintendent's Advisory Council                                         Director of Fine Arts              Superintendent,
   * PTA Council Meetings                                                      Dr. Oscar Cartas, Exec. Director   CPA
   * Teacher Council Meetings                                                  Julio Mendez, Interim exec.
   * Special Groups Meetings                                                   Director for Student Services
   * Business Council Meetings




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School       I. At Risk       VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                           II. Bilingual     VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations           III. CATE          VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers     IV. Comp. Ed        IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds         V. Dyslexia         X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
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GOAL VI: LISD shall promote community partnerships and parental involvement to improve student performance, productivity, and effectiveness of the school system.

OBJECTIVE A: By September 2006, LISD will increase by 20 percent its business and community partnerships to help meet the needs of all students.


                                                                                         Responsible for                    Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                    Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation         Human                        Fiscal         Timeline


          LISD will implement the Dream Makers Project by                       Director for Guidance and      High School          $357,500.00         _____ 2-20-06           Meetings with program                   Final total number of
          February 20, 2006, in all three high schools:                         Counseling,                    Principal                                                        Directors:                              meetings with program
          Cigarroa High School, Martin High School and                          Rosie Cardenas                                                          ______ 4-07-06             • Agendas                            directors:
          Nixon High School. (f,SW8)                                                                                                                                               • Sign-In Sheets                         • Agendas
                                                                                Dream Makers Director,                                                  _____ 5-25-06                                                       • Sign-In Sheets
                                                                                Peter Lizcano                                                                                                                               • Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                        _____ 6-15-06
                                                                                                                                                                                Monthly Reports on:                     Number of student
                                                                                                                                                        _____ 6-29-06                                                   participants who began
                                                                                                                                                                                     •    Student                       and successfully
                                                                                                                                                        _____ 7-7-06                      Community                     completed the program
                                                                                                                                                                                          Service
                                                                                                                                                        _____7-28-06                 •    Student                       Discipline data reports
                                                                                                                                                                                          Attendance                    will decrease of 5% in
                                                                                                                                                        _____8-10-06                 •    School                        the number of discipline
                                                                                                                                                                                          Participation                 referrals.
                                                                                                                                                        _____8-17-06                 •    Student Grades
                                                                                                                                                                                     •    Parent Ed. Sign-              Number of presentations
                                                                                                                                                                                          in sheets                     for students, parents and
                                                                                                                                                                                     •    Mentor Home                   staff
                                                                                                                                                                                          Visit Logs
                                                                                                                                                                                     •    Mentor Daily                  End of year evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                          Contact Logs

              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                             PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment              SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy         SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff      SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development       SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement    SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                         Responsible for                   Resources                      Monitoring
                                    Strategies                                                                                                                                   Formative Evaluation                  Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation        Human                        Fiscal         Timeline




     1.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                            PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment             SW6. Transition Home to School      I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy        SW7. SBDM                          II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff     SW8. Special Populations          III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development      SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers    IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement   SW10. Coordination of Funds        V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                                    LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                        DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                                             126
                                                                                                                  2005-2010

Goal VI: LISD shall promote community partnerships and parental involvement to improve student performance, productivity and effectiveness of the school system

OBJECTIVE B: By September 2006, one hundred percent (100%) of LISD campuses will implement a parent program and will increase parent participation by ten percent (10%) where they are
             full partners in the decisions that affect student learning.




                                                                         Responsible for                                    Resources                               Monitoring
                           Strategies                                                                                                                                                                     Formative Evaluation                          Summative Evaluation
                                                                         Implementation                    Human                              Fiscal                 Timeline

      1.    District Responsibilities:                                 Janie Ramon, Parent            Title 1-Janie A. Ramon,       XIII. Title 1            District Monitored:                   •Agendas                                            •Each campus will submit Parental
 LISD will implement a parent volunteer program per campus             Involvement Coordinator        Parent Inv. Coordinator                                1st Six Weeks 9-23-05                 •Scrapbooks/Newsletter                              Inv. Six weeks report per six weeks
 •LISD will establish Title I- Parent Advisory Council (PAC)           Janie Ramon, Parent                                                                   2nd Six weeks 11-04-05                •Videos/PSA-ITV collaboration                       with sign-in sheets, agendas, and
 •LISD will establish Parent Leadership Trainings                      Involvement Coordinator        Title1- F. Cruz,Federal       XIII. Title 1            3rd Six weeks 12-16-05                •Monitored in CIP (one per campus annually)         evidence of parent involvement.
 •LISD will establish Migrant- Parent Advisory Council (MPAC)          Janie Ramon, Parent            Programs Dir.                 XIII. Title 1            4th six weeks 02-06-06                 Submit payroll/mileage forms every month           Parental Involvement Coordinator
                                                                       Involvement Coordinator                                      Migrant                  5th six weeks 04-07-06                 Compile data from survey fall/spring sem.          will compile data at the end of
 •LISD will provide Tutorial services for Sacred Heart, La             Janie Ramon, Parent            XIV. Title II Part A                                   6th six weeks 05-25-06                                                                    every six weeks period with a final
 Frontera, Casa Misericordia, and Bethany House                        Involvement Coordinator        Fernando Cruz,                                                                               •Included campus parents in Decision                number of parent volunteers for the
  LISD will monitor Parent Involvement sessions for AYP/AEIS           Fernando Cruz Fed.             Federal Programs              XIV. Title II Part A                                           making committees/six weeks-monitor                 year.
                                                                       Programs Dir.                  Dir.                          SHEP Grant                                                     for compliance                                       LISD will conduct family needs
                                                                       Campus Principal               Title 1-Individual            XIV. Title II Part A                                            Payroll sheets and mileage forms from shelters     assessment using data from the
   2. Campus Responsibilities:                                                                        campus budget-                                                                               •Parental Involvement Six Weeks                     survey to assess parent satisfaction
 •LISD will organize Campus Parent organization (PTA/PTO)                                             Function 61                   XII. Title1              The campus responsibilities           reports                                             per campus annually
 •LISD will implement SBDM committees/campus:                          Campus Principal                                                                      will be monitored on a                •Increase number of campus Parent                   LISD will meet the needs of
 a. Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC)                   Campus-Teachers                Campus-based                  XIII. Title I Regular    six weeks basis:                      Advisory committee representatives to 5             neglected children by 10 % by
 b. Parent/Teacher Conferences                                         Campus Principal               Parent Inv. Liaison           XIV. Title II Part A     1st Six Weeks 9-23-05                 per campus-monitor for compliance                   providing tutors and materials
 c. Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) committee                    Campus Principal                                             XV. Title II Part D      2nd Six weeks 11-04-05                •District Parent Involvement                        •Increase of Parent Volunteers per
 d. Staff training to learn strategies to involve parents              Campus Principal                                                                      3rd Six weeks 12-16-05                Policy/one per campus                               campus by 10% annually
 •LISD will develop Campus Parental Involvement Policy                 Campus Principal                                                                      4th six weeks 02-06-06                •Student/Parent/Teacher Compact
  LISD will develop Parent-teacher-student compact                     Campus Principal                                                                      5th six weeks 04-07-06                one per campus with monitoring for compliance       Increase Parent Advisory Council
  LISD will include Parent Involvement sessions for AYP/AEIS           Campus Principal                                                                      6th six weeks 05-25-06                of Titile 1 requirements                            meetings to 6 per year
  LISD will ensure that parents are given the opportunity to           Campus Principal
 attend local and state conferences
                                                                       Janie Ramon, Parent            Campus-based                  XII. Title 1 Part A                                             PGP-Personal Graduation Plans (Sec.)                The campuses that will have
 LISD will provide opportunities for parents to learn ESL, Computer,   Involvement Coordinator        Parent Inv. Liaison           XIV. Title II Part A                                           Educational Individual Plans (Elem.)                parents attend conferences will
 and Citizenship classes.                                              Campus Principal               Campus based                  XIII. Title 1 Regular                                          monitored every six weeks with a minimum            submit proper documentation to
                                                                                                      teachers                      XII. Title 1 Part A                                            of one per child.                                   Parent Inv. Office-monitored per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       month.




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                           SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                                    PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership                e. School Climate                       SW1.   Assessment                            SW6. Transition Home to School         I. At Risk          VI.     GT                         XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                     f. Parental/Community Involvement       SW2.   Reform Strategy                       SW7. SBDM                             II. Bilingual        VII.    Local                      XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations     g. Campus Resources Allocation          SW3.   Professional Staff                    SW8. Special Populations             III. CATE             VIII.   Optional Extended Yr      XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                          SW4.   Staff Development                     SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers       IV. Comp. Ed           IX.    Section 504               XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                                   SW5.   Parental Involvement                  SW10. Coordination of Funds           V. Dyslexia            X.    Special Ed.                       TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                                              LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                  DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                                                                        127
                                                                                                            2005-2010

GOAL : VI. LISD shall promote community partnerships and parental involvement to improve student performance, productivity and effectiveness of the school system.
OBJECTIVE: C. LISD will ensure that each campus will have strategically and effectively developed community and business partnerships to help meet the needs of all students.

                                    Strategies                                           Responsible for                   Resources                           Monitoring             Formative Evaluation                   Summative Evaluation
                                                                                         Implementation                Human         Fiscal                     Timeline

  1. Laredo ISD Athletic Department will have 100% of athletic                  Athletic Coordinators (R.        Head coaches of         $2,000             Aug. 2005 – May         Monthly updates by Head                 Documentation of guest
     programs implementing the “Creating your Roadmap to Success”               Alaniz; J. Lopez; D. Davis)      team sports                                2006 (monthly)          coaches regarding                       speakers and their topics for
     series; will work collaboratively with community members to                                                                                                                    implementation                          discussion (reviewed
     identify topics of discussion.                                                                                                                                                                                         monthly)
                                                                                                                 Texas A&M               $2,000             July 2006 – Aug.
  2. Laredo ISD Athletic Department will develop and implement a                Athletic Department              International                              2006 (one time)         Monthly updates by Head
     Leadership Training Seminar for student athletes as well as                Administration (Sylvia L.        University –                                                       coaches regarding student
     campus student leaders.                                                    Barrera; Tommy Ramirez)          Department for                                                     leadership abilities.
                                                                                                                 Student Success




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                 PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                SW6. Transition Home to School        I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State               XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy           SW7. SBDM                            II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.        XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff        SW8. Special Populations            III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.       XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development         SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers      IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A    XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement      SW10. Coordination of Funds          V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                 XIX. Other
                                                                 LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                      DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                        128
                                                                                    2005-2010
     The Pregnancy, Education, & Parenting (PEP) Program or Life Skills Program provides an integrated program of educational and support services designed to improve school
                       attendance, increase graduation rates, and enhance parenting skills for students who are parents and at risk of dropping out of school.

GOAL VI: LISD shall promote community partnerships and parental involvement to improve student performance, productivity and effectiveness of the school system.

OBJECTIVE D: LISD will implement a parental involvement program where parents are full partners in the decisions that affect student learning.
                  Strategies                            Responsible for                Resources                 Monitoring Timeline        Formative Evaluation                                                              Summative Evaluation
                                                        Implementation         Human              Fiscal

     Provide instruction related to knowledge and skills in child            Patricia Y. Raymond,          Counselor           XI 2000            9/1/05-8/31/06                      Parent Education                      100% of the PEP participants
     development, parenting, and home and family living to students          Coordinator                                                          Home Instruction                    Sign-in                               will be provided instruction in
     who are pregnant or a parent and at risk of dropping out of                                           Nurse               VII Salaries                                           Sheets                                child development and
     school.                                                                                                                                      11/16/05 Open House                                                       parenting.
                                       [b,f,SW5,SW8]                                                       Community           XIII Salaries                                          Daily Home
                                                                                                           Liaison                                11/18/05 ECI                        Instruction
                                                                                                                               IV Salaries                                            Logs
                                                                                                           Daycare
                                                                                                           Directors (3)       III Salaries                                           Daily Home Visit Logs

                                                                                                           Daycare             XIX Salaries                                           PEP Participant Survey in
                                                                                                           Providers                                                                  May on Program
                                                                                                                                                                                      Effectiveness

                                                                                                                                                                                      Self-Assessment in May

                                                                                                                                                                                      Daily monitoring of PEP
                                                                                                                                                                                      participants (numbers and
                                                                                                                                                                                      activities involved in for
                                                                                                                                                                                      PEP Grant Final Year
                                                                                                                                                                                      Report for TEA)




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                  SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk     VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy             SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual   VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff          SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE        VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development           SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed      IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement        SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia       X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other
                                                                 LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                      DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN                                                                        129
                                                                                    2005-2010
     The Pregnancy, Education, & Parenting (PEP) Program or Life Skills Program provides an integrated program of educational and support services designed to improve school
                       attendance, increase graduation rates, and enhance parenting skills for students who are parents and at risk of dropping out of school.

GOAL VI: LISD shall promote community partnerships and parental involvement to improve student performance, productivity and effectiveness of the school system.

OBJECTIVE E: LISD will ensure that each campus will have strategically and effectively developed community and business partnerships to help meet the needs of all students.
                  Strategies                             Responsible for                  Resources             Monitoring Timeline       Formative Evaluation        Summative Evaluation
                                                         Implementation            Human            Fiscal

     Provide assistance for obtaining                                        Coordinator                   Community            XIII Salaries      9/1/05-8/31/06                       Developmental                         100% of PEP participants with
     available services from government agencies or                                                        Liaison                                                                      Screening                             expressed and documented
     community service organizations, including prenatal and                                                                    VII Salaries                                            For infants and toddlers from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              needs will be referred to
                                                                                                                                                                                        ECI 11/18/05
     postnatal health and nutrition programs, to students who are                                          Counselor                                                                                                          community organizations and
     pregnant or a parent and at risk of dropping out of school.                                                                XI Salaries                                             ECI Intervention sessions             governmental agencies.
                                                  [f,SW8]                                                  Nurse                   1000.00                                              conducted throughout the year
                                                                                                                                                                                        at the daycare centers and in
                                                                                                           Health                                                                       their homes
                                                                                                           Department                                                                   (ECI Reports)

                                                                                                           TDFRS                                                                        Weekly reviewed Case
                                                                                                                                                                                        Management
                                                                                                                                                                                        Reports
                                                                                                           Child
                                                                                                           Care                                                                         Daily Home Visit Logs
                                                                                                           Services
                                                                                                                                                                                        Daily Referral Logs
                                                                                                           ECI
                                                                                                                                                                                        Daily Contact Logs

                                                                                                                                                                                        PEP Participant Survey in May
                                                                                                                                                                                        on Program Effectiveness

                                                                                                                                                                                        Self-Assessment in May

                                                                                                                                                                                        Daily monitoring of PEP
                                                                                                                                                                                        participants (numbers and
                                                                                                                                                                                        activities for PEP Grant Final
                                                                                                                                                                                        Report to TEA)




              EFFECTIVE SCHOOL CORRELATES                                                     SCHOOL WIDE COMPONENTS                                                                  PROGRAM/BUDGET CODE
a. Instructional Leadership              e. School Climate                   SW1.   Assessment                   SW6. Transition Home to School     I. At Risk      VI.     GT                      XI.    State              XV. Title II Part D Technology
b. Instructional Focus                   f. Parental/Community Involvement   SW2.   Reform Strategy              SW7. SBDM                         II. Bilingual    VII.    Local                   XII.   Title I Mig.       XVI. Title III
c. Teacher Behaviors/High Expectations   g. Campus Resources Allocation      SW3.   Professional Staff           SW8. Special Populations         III. CATE         VIII.   Optional Extended Yr   XIII.   Title I Reg.      XVII. Title IV Drug Free
d. Measurement/Assessment                                                    SW4.   Staff Development            SW9. Highly Qualified Teachers   IV. Comp. Ed       IX.    Section 504            XIV.    Title II Part A   XVIII. Title V Innovation Programs
                                                                             SW5.   Parental Involvement         SW10. Coordination of Funds       V. Dyslexia        X.    Special Ed.                    TPTR                XIX. Other

								
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