Board of Education Meeting February 6, 2014 1 2 Did you know

Report
Board of Education Meeting
February 6, 2014
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Did you know during 2013
Summer School, only 20% of our
student population attended?
Vision
Building Successful Futures, Each Student, Every Day
Mission
Through the expertise of a motivated staff the Park Hill School District provides a meaningful education in
a safe, caring environment to prepare each student for success in life.
Values
Student Focus
Integrity
High Expectations
Continuous Improvement
Visionary Leadership
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Summer School Committee Work
 Summer
School Committees began
meeting October 2013 thru late
December 2013
 Committee members were
comprised of administrators,
teachers, and counselors
◦ Elementary School Cohort
◦ Middle School Cohort
◦ High School Cohort
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Summer School Committee Work
• Reviewed board policy guidelines
• Visited the district’s vision, mission,
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and value statements
Assured all proposals costs would
be met through the state
foundation formula
Used a continuous improvement
model PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)
to guide recommendations
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Summer School Committee Work
Looked at the historical model of summer
school
 2012 & 2013 Parent/Student/Teacher surveys
were reviewed
◦ Top Themes:
 Need for transportation
 Need for full day programming
 Researched successful summer school models
 Created Vision Statements for each summer
school model
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Vision Statements
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Elementary/Middle Vision
◦ Full Day Program
◦ Transportation
◦ Updated curriculum
 Explore Newton Alliance Summer School Model
◦ Program inclusive of exploratory classes
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High School Vision
◦ Improve communication plan to parents on virtual classes
 Need for a blended model
◦ Offer credit recovery classes in both high schools
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Recommendations
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Elementary/Middle School
◦ Partner with Newton Alliance to provide a
comprehensive summer school program
◦ This partnership will provide PreK-8 students
with transportation and a full day summer
school program called “Summer Journey”
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High School
◦ Continue with high school model providing
credit recovery and virtual blended classes in
both buildings
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Newton Alliance
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Why Districts Choose Summer
Journey?
• Student Assessment Results
• Reduces Student Academic
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Regression
Assurance of Quality Education
Experience for Students
Parent Interest
Professional Development
Wealth of Materials
Newton Alliance Managed
Recruitment
Northland school
districts who have
partnered with Newton
Alliance:
- Liberty
- Kearney
- Smithville
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Newton Alliance-Program Model
24 consecutive 7-hour instructional days; 168
program hours (maximum)
◦ Newton Alliance charges a maximum fee of
$515 for every 168 hours a student is present
 Design Level (students enroll in the grade level
they will enter in the 2014-2015 school year)
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o Kindergarten
o Early Learner – Grade 1
o Primary – Grades 2/3
o Elementary – Grades 4/5
o Intermediate – Grades 6/7/8
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Newton Alliance-Program Model
 Morning
sessions
4 core academic courses – one
hour each – 24 days
oCore courses include reading,
language arts, mathematics, science
and/or social studies
 Afternoon sessions
6 hands-on exploratory Journey
courses with academics embedded
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Newton Alliance-Program Details
Teacher Manual containing 24 lessons
 All Materials included, from paper clips to
rockets; consumables to non consumables and
come in self-contained box (kit) per each
course offered
 Implementation Support
 Regional Operations Manager (ROM) working
with Summer School Principal
 Professional Development
 Implementation of program – half day
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Newton Alliance-Program Details
Student Information System
 Attendance and scheduling support
 Recruitment/Enrollment Support
 Advertising, recruiting, marketing
collateral, enrolling, and call center
support
 Incentive Program
 Program flexibility
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Summer Journey Curricula
• Research based curricula
• Aligned to state standards: GLEs and Missouri Learning Standards in
communication arts and math
• Pre and post criterion-referenced assessments available Grades 3-8 in
communication arts and math
• Brain-based instructional design with high interest activities that
engage and motivate students
• Over 200 course offerings
o Offerings include reading, language arts, mathematics, science,
social studies and Journey courses
• Hands-on, cooperative learning based lessons
• Lessons cross several content areas of instruction and include
differentiated instructional approaches that meet multiple learner
needs
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Summer Journey Recruitment
• A Summer Journey DVD shown about a
summer program coming to their school.
• Students take home an informational
packet and an enrollment form
• Data on forms entered into SIS (Newton
Alliance System)
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End of Summer Report (EOS)
• A detailed end of summer report will be
provided to district in September
containing the following:
oStudent academic gains
oStudent attendance
oFinancial report
oParent survey results
oStaff survey results
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Proposed 2014
Summer School Program
Summer School Location
Attendance Areas Served
Tiffany Ridge Elementary
Tiffany Ridge Elementary
Line Creek Elementary
English Landing Elementary
English Landing Elementary
*Southeast Elementary
Prairie Point Elementary
Prairie Point Elementary
Chinn Elementary
Renner Elementary
Renner Elementary
Graden Elementary
Union Chapel Elementary
Union Chapel Elementary
Hawthorn Elementary
*Southeast Elementary
*Southeast Elementary
(if needed)
(if needed)
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Proposed 2014
Summer School Program
Summer School Location
Attendance Areas Served
Plaza Middle School
Plaza Middle School
Congress Middle School
Lakeview Middle School
Park Hill High School
Park Hill High School
Park Hill South High School
Park Hill South High School
** All High School Physical
Education Courses will be held in
Congress Gymnasium
Park Hill High School
Park Hill South High School
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Proposed 2014
Summer School Program
Program
Attendance Areas Served
Extended School Year
Russell Jones Education Center
Tiffany Ridge Elementary
Renner Elementary
Smart Start
Renner Elementary
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Proposed 2014
Summer School Schedule
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Elementary
◦ Incoming (2014-2015) Kindergarten – 5th Graders
◦ June 2 – July 3 (Monday – Friday)
◦ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
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Middle School
◦ Incoming 6th – 8th Graders
◦ June 2 – July 3 (Monday – Friday)
◦ 7: 45 – 3:15 pm
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Proposed 2014
Summer School Schedule
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High School
◦ Incoming 9th – 12 Graders
◦ First Session
 June 2 – June 20
 7:30 – 11:30 am
◦ Second Session
 June 23 – June 27
 7:30 – 11:30 am
 June 30 – July 3 (No classes July 4th)
 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
 July 7 – July 11
 7:30 – 11:30 am
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Extended School Year
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Grades K – 12 that meet ESY Eligibility
Requirements
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Dates-TBA
◦ Special Service Day Camp in July
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Time-TBA
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Smart Start
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Literacy and Math Focus
 1st
Grade – 4th Grade
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July 7 – 24, 2014
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Monday – Thursday, 8:30 – 11:30 am
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Location: Renner Elementary
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Did you know during 2013
Summer School, only 20% of our
student population attended?
Vision
Building Successful Futures, Each Student, Every Day
Mission
Through the expertise of a motivated staff the Park Hill School District provides a meaningful education in
a safe, caring environment to prepare each student for success in life.
Values
Student Focus
Integrity
High Expectations
Continuous Improvement
Visionary Leadership
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