Preparing for End of Year (April 2013) Objectives School leaders will: • Practice scoring Professionalism • Understand the EOY Data Reports • Understand available support for hosting EOY LEAP Conversations • Understand rationale and next steps with Standards and Teacher Leader strategies for 2013-14 Agenda • Professionalism Initial Calibration (60 min.) • EOY Data Reports and Conversations (40 min.) • Standards-Based Instruction and Teacher Leadership Strategy for 2013-14 (20 min.) • Parking Lot: Include email address if you want a response. Professionalism Initial Calibration Goals • Calibrate Professionalism scores through discussion of 2 scenarios • Create confidence in scoring teachers using the Professionalism rubric • Create confidence in how to discuss Professionalism • Entering Professionalism scores Rubric Review Noticings about Performance Level Characteristics • Principal has Information Requested (“IR”) option • If IR chosen, contact teacher for information prior to the conversation Professionalism Scenario 1 – Chandra from Foley Elementary 7 min. • Read the scenario • Independently score Chandra using the Professionalism rubric • Briefly note evidence for scores on your chart 13 min. • Discuss the scores and evidence for each indicator your table group. • Come to consensus on one final rating for each indicator Professionalism Scenario 1 – Chandra from Foley Elementary • Share consensus scores Professionalism Scenario 2 – Lori from Rice Middle School 5 min. • Read the scenario • Independently score Lori using the Professionalism rubric– ONLY P.2, P.3, P.5, and P.6 • Briefly note evidence for scores on your chart 5 min. • Discuss the scores and evidence for each indicator your table group. • Come to consensus on one final rating for each indicator Professionalism Scenario 2 – Lori from Rice Middle School • Share consensus scores • Indicators you couldn’t score? • How can you address “IR” prior to the conversation? LEAP End-of-Year Timeline • April 5 – Begin entering Professionalism scores with online tool via Principal/Teacher Portals • April 19 – Last day to perform an observation • April 25 – End-of-Year report data available on Principal/Teacher Portals; EOY Conversations can begin • April 30 – Last day to finalize observation data in Schoolnet • May 21 – Last day to host End-of-Year Conversations – Reminder: Non-Renewal decisions need to be communicated to teachers and HR by 5/1 How to Enter Professionalism Scores • Access Professionalism Scoring via the Principal Portal How Principals Score Professionalism Principal enters scores and comments here If You Need Assistance • LEAP email: [email protected] End-Of-Year Conversations LEAP EOY Data Reports • Available on the Principal Portal April 25 • Announce via ConnectEd, Principal & Teacher Portals the week of April 22 • Online training for teachers explaining the LEAP EOY report prior to April 25 LEAP EOY Data Reports • Summary view: Professional Practice components of LEAP • Data supports teacher self-reflection and growth planning • EOY data: – Observation: Averaged indicator scores, snapshot of district comparison – Professionalism: Teacher and principal scores by indicator – SPS: Overall rating (Distinguished, Effective, Approaching and Not Meeting) • Sharing the data: – Reflect and strategize on how to make progress in specific areas in the coming school year Observation Data Professionalism Scores SPS Data LEAP EOY Conversation Guide • • • • Take 3 min. to read the Guide Materials Notes Tool If you would like practice with the Guide, please speak to your HR School Partner Differentiating for Teacher Types Low Performer Middle Performer High Performer Making Decisions About Your School’s Pathway to Standards EOY Conversations & PD EOY Conversation between Principal & IS Strategy for Standards-Based Instruction EOY Conversation between Principal &Teachers Initial Planning for 13/14 Principal PD Plan RESULTS BASED PD PLAN Teacher PD Plan (incl Teacher Leaders) Refining Our Approach You and your teachers gave us feedback: We have learned new things about new Standards (CCSS, CAS, and ELD) and Assessments (PARCC) over the last year: • You want clearer roles and guidance for implementing professional learning in your school • You want more time to work with and learn from colleagues • You want more differentiation • Expected rigor of content • Areas of primary focus from standards underlying the assessment maps • Teacher and student fluency of technology is both exciting and alarming Paradigm Shift: Central Approach to Standards-Based Instruction Standards-Based Instruction EVERY CHILD SUCCEEDS THROUGH: OUTCOMES LOOKS LIKE: CONTENT INSTRUCTION COLLABORATION STRUCTURE Educators who exhibit a deep level of content knowledge Educators who demonstrate effective instructional decision-making School Teams that use a data inquiry process to address standards-based instruction School & district leaders who create conditions to support instruction Student Outcomes (e.g. iTasks/iUnits, Interims, Team- and Teacher-Created Assessments) MEASURED BY: Framework for Effective Teaching (e.g. Observation Data, SPS, Professionalism) School Leadership Framework ACHIEVED THROUGH: Results-Based PD Curricular Resources Support Partners The Paradigm Shift Schools can: • Choose their path to Standards-Based Instruction (with support and progress monitoring from IS/EDs) • Have data aligned to clear outcomes for standards-based instruction • Make more informed, site-based decisions about what PD is needed (with manager guidance when appropriate) PATHS for StandardsBased Instruction Paths will be differentiated and will include: • Content Deep Dives • Standards-based Instruction Toolkit • Standards Scope and Sequence Documents • Teacher Leadership Academy (Collaborative team leader) • Classroom Assessment cohorts (including Short Cycle Assessments) • Literacy Design collaborative (6th-12th Social Studies and Science only) • OTHER Year-long study opportunities - TBD for certain schools Commitments to Schools Support Strategy/PD: Standards-Based Instruction • • • • • • Design differentiated PD offerings Align all PD to Frameworks (Leadership and Effective Teaching) Help schools reach clearly defined outcomes Be collaborative Embed technology, best practices for ELLs, and data inquiry throughout Be results-based, small group, social, and as learner-directed as possible Standards / Teacher Leadership Timeline Mid-April: (ConnectEd and Principal Portal): • Info about pathway options from which schools select to support progress toward the Standards Outcomes (Content, Instruction, Collaboration and Structures) • Detailed guidance for school diagnosis to make pathway decisions that best support the school context • Teacher Leader Information regarding: Teacher leader allocation and compensation details, and more details at the optional May 14 Teacher Leadership Academy Awards Mid-April - May: • EOY Conversations between Principals and Teachers May 14: Teacher Leader Academy Awards (2012-13 School & Teacher Leaders) May: • EOY Conversations between IS/EDs and Principals June 1: • Schools identify their pathway selections for standards-based instruction in 2013-14, including final identification of teacher leaders June 6: • Universal Values Celebration July 29 - August 2: • Preparing for 2013-14: Self-directed planning & access to choice-based learning sessions • July 29 - 30: (Secondary Teams) • July 31: Living the VALUES Day (ALL Secondary, Elementary and K-8 Teams) • August 1 - 2 (Elementary and K-8 Teams) Student Outcomes Module 3 Student Outcomes Training Timeline 2012-2013 Module 1. Making Foundational Connections Module 2. Understanding the Student Outcomes System 2013-2014 Module 3. Understanding Student Growth for the State and School Categories Module 4. Understanding Student Growth for the District and Classroom Categories Sign Up for Module 3, April-May 2013 Visit: http://ants.dpsk12.org/training-request-form/ to register your school and to receive course details. For more information, please contact: [email protected] with the AnTS training team More Resources • Additional “crucial conversations” training will take place (all are from 4:00p – 5:30p): – April 8th – April 11th – April 15th – April 18th • LEAP email: [email protected] THANK YOU!