Barrow County Accreditation Module Overview

Report
DISTRICT
Re-ACCREDITATION
Building and Recognizing Quality School
Systems
© 2010 AdvancED
When is our visit?
Barrow County Schools
Re-accreditation Visit
April 29, 2012 – May 2, 2012
How did we
prepare for
the visit?
Identification
of Standard
Leaders
Standard 1: Vision and Purpose
Standard Leader: Dr. Wanda Creel, Superintendent
The system establishes
and communicates a
shared purpose and
direction for improving
the performance of
students and the
effectiveness of the
system.
Standard 2: Governance and Leadership
Standard Leader: Dr. Claire Miller, Assistant Superintendent T&L
The system provides
governance and leadership
that promote student
performance and system
effectiveness.
Standard 3: Teaching & Learning
Standard Leaders: Jo Johnson, & Tonya Royal
T&L Coordinators
The system provides
research-based curriculum
and instructional methods
that facilitate achievement
for all students.
Standard 4: Documenting &
Using Results
Standard Leaders: Dr. Ken Greene, Director of Student Services
Matt Thompson, Testing & Data Specialist
The system enacts a
comprehensive assessment
system that monitors and
documents performance and
uses these results to improve
student performance and
school effectiveness.
Standard 5: Resources &
Support Systems
Standard Leaders: Jeb Gregory, AEP Principal
Jake Grant, Assistant Superintendent Facilities & Operations
The system has the resources
and services necessary to
support its vision and
purpose and to ensure
achievement
for all students.
Standard 6: Stakeholder
Communication & Relationships
Standard Leaders: Karey Russell, Director of CTAE
Julie Elmore, ELL Support Specialist
The school system
fosters effective
communications and
relationships with
and among its
stakeholders.
Standard 7: Commitment to Continuous
Improvement
Standard Leaders: Andrea Pender, Director of Special Education
Shannon Hammond, Federal Programs & School
Improvement Coordinator
The system establishes,
implements, and monitors a
continuous process of
improvement that focuses
on student performance.
BCSS
Preparation
Process
Informational
Meetings
&
Training
Leadership Summit: 5/11
BOE Retreat: 6/11
AdvancED Training: 6/11
Standard Leaders: 6/11
Faculty Meetings: Fall
SGT Meetings: 10/11
The Work
Identify Team Members for Each Standard:
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Teacher
Parent
Student
Community Member/Business
BOE Members
Principal
Assistant Principal
District Leaders
The Work
Standard Team Meetings
• Review 2007 District
Accreditation Report (Audio)
• Review 2009 Progress Report
• Review Standard and Each of
its Indicators
• Self-assess Standard Using
Rubric
The Work
Standard Team Meetings
Continued
• Brainstorm Evidence &
Artifacts for Standard
• Answer Focus Questions
• Determine Ratings for
Indicators
The Work
Standard Leaders
• Post Ratings for Each
Indicator of Assigned
Standard in eBOARD
• Attach Evidence for Each
Indicator in eBOARD
The Work
Standard Leaders
• Link Standard/Indicators
to Appropriate BOE
Policies in eBOARD
• Link Standard/Indicators
to Appropriate Balanced
Scorecard Performance
Measures in eBOARD
The Work
Accreditation Co-Leaders
• Compile Focus Questions From
Each Standard for SAR
• Develop Executive Summary
for SAR and & Gain Input from
Team Leaders
• Develop Quality Assurance
Summary for SAR and & Gain
Input from Team Leaders
The Work
Accreditation Co-Leaders
• Work With Team
Leaders to Identify
Insights, Strengths &
Challenges for
Conclusion of SAR
• Develop Summary for
SAR and & Gain Input
from Team Leaders
The Work
Accreditation Co-Leaders
• Finalize QAR and
Submit to AdvancED
by Deadline of
3/18/2012
• Launch Evaluation
Module in eBOARD
Final
Preparations
• Selection of Interviewees
• Meet With Interviewees to Review
Possible Questions
• Share SAR With all Stakeholders
• Share eBOARD Accreditation Module
With all Stakeholders
• Meet with QAR Chair for Pre-Visit
Questions?

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