Use the External Review Team Workbook to record

Report
External Review Team Conference Call:
Preparing the Team for Off-site Review Work
<insert date>
2014
Purpose
• Prepare team members for off-site
review work
• Discuss External Review Team
Workspace
• Provide context of the system
• Discuss schedule/logistics
• Q&A
2014
External Review Team Member
Training
https://advanced.instructure.com/enroll/DNMHNT
• Online team member
training is optional for fall,
2014.
• Online team member
training is required
beginning January, 2015.
• Asynchronous training
sessions
Home Tab
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School and System Expectations
• Meet AdvancED Accreditation Standards for Quality
<insert appropriate information about school – see
•examples
Implement
a continuous improvement process
below>
•• Conduct
Internal
Review
New state
mandates
•– Executive
Summary
Common
Core Standards
• Standards Self Assessment
– Assessment System
• Stakeholder Feedback Diagnostic
– Program Review
• Student Performance Diagnostic
– Teacher Evaluations
• Improvement Plan
• School
closings and reconfigurations
• Assurances
Systems
Accreditation
used to validate and guide
•• Host
External
Review
strategictodirection
• Respond
Improvement Priorities
2014
<insert name of system>
<insert appropriate information about school – see
examples below>
• New state mandates
–
–
–
–
Common Core Standards
Assessment System
Program Review
Teacher Evaluations
• School closings and reconfigurations
• Systems Accreditation used to validate and guide
strategic direction
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Index of Education Quality™
The Index of Education Quality provides a
holistic measure of overall performance
based on data aggregated from each
AdvancED Standard and diagnostic results
from student, parent and staff/teacher
surveys
The work of the External Review Team will be
centered around the Domains of the IEQ.
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Team Member Assignments
• Team Members will be assigned to a
Standard and an IEQ Domain.
– Standard assignment – responsible for leading
the team in the discussion and analysis of the
evidence found.
– IEQ Domain – responsible for working with the
Domain team to make connections between
related Indicators and supporting evidence.
• All Team Members will individually rate
every indicator and Evaluative Criteria.
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Team Member Assignments
Team Member
1 – insert name, insert name
2 – insert name, insert name
3 - insert name, insert name
4 - insert name, insert name
5 - insert name, insert name
2014
Standards and IEQ Domains
Teaching and Learning Impact
• Standard 3 – Teaching and
Assessing for Learning
• Standard 5 – Using Results for
Continuous Improvement
Leadership Capacity
• Standard 1 – Purpose and
Direction
• Standard 2 – Governance and
Leadership
Resource Utilization
• Standard 4 – Resources and
Support Systems
Team Member Off-site Review
Work
• Review/study Self-Assessment (SA) and Executive Summary (ES)
– Are the artifacts relevant to standard indicators?
– Does the artifact(s) inform the standard indicator?
– How?
• Use the External Review Team Workbook to record your review
work:
–
–
–
–
–
–
Questions to ask stakeholders
Artifacts to review
Patterns and/or trends
Successes and/or challenges
“Listen for’s” during interviews and presentations
Potential powerful practices and opportunities for improvement
• Review institution’s website
– Insert website address
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Team Member Off-site Review Work
• Review additional documents
– Stakeholder Feedback and Student Performance
diagnostics
– System Improvement/Strategic Plan
– Assurances
• Team members should be prepared to share an
overview of the evidence for their assigned
standard and IEQ Domain during team meeting
on-site (Sunday
• Bring your laptop (optional)
2014
Observing Effective Learning Environments
Purposes of observation
• Team members will use the Effective Learning
Environment Observation Tool™ (eleot™)
• Identify and document observable evidence of
the classroom environments conducive to student
learning
• Results used to corroborate information obtained
from
•
•
•
•
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Interviews
Artifacts
Student performance data
Stakeholder feedback data
© 2014 AdvancED
External Review Schedule
Sunday - Arrival at hotel
 Team work session # 1 / Prepare for Day 1
Monday
 System presentation/Leadership interviews
 Interviews with stakeholders (BOE, System Level
stakeholders)
 Evening work session # 2 / Prepare for Day 2
Tuesday
 School presentation
 Interviews with stakeholders / classroom environment
observations
 Evening work session # 3 / Prepare for Day 3
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External Review Schedule
Wednesday
 Clarify unknowns / interviews
 Work session # 4 (Final work session) - Discussions /
Deliberations
 Prepare Exit Report
 Meet with Head of System / Superintendent
 Deliver Exit Report to stakeholders
2014
Logistics
Insert the following information:
• Hotel name, address, phone, website
Check-in time
• LE cell number
• Team Work Session # 1 – insert meeting
time
• Team Dinner – insert time
2014
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