HB 5 in Alief ISD - Alief Independent School District

Report
HB5 Transition
Alief ISD
HB 5 in Alief ISD
• What it is:
– Post-Secondary Readiness Bill that will allow for student flexibility
and choice. Provides a pathway for two year college programs,
four year college programs, certification programs, work force and
military opportunities.
– Opportunity for local school boards/ districts to have input into
flexibility and choice in student opportunities
– Local Accountability Measure to highlight things we do well in Alief
ISD and on our campuses.
• What it is not:
– A Test Reduction Bill
– A CTE Bill
HB 5 in Alief ISD
What do we need to ensure, in addition to local school
board flexibility
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Rigor remains in ALL classes
TEKS continue to be addressed
Plans of study meet the needs of all students
Flexible Master Scheduling based on student interest
Career Awareness/Exploration/Planning for PK-12
Post Secondary Readiness
Parental Engagement Component
Professional Awareness of all student opportunities
HB 5 in Alief ISD
What do we need to Avoid:
– Tracking students
– Retreat from rigorous teaching of content areas that
are not state tested
– Grouping students into one endorsement
– Master schedule driven only by staffing/certification
Alief HB5 Task Force
• Central Task Force
– Ongoing meetings since July 2013
Superintendent: HD Chambers
Deputy Supt. of Instruction: Gina Tomas
Exec. Director of Instruction: Kathy Jahn
Director of Accountability: Natalie Martinez
Director of CTE/ IT: Bill Marshall
Coordinator of CTE: Kimberly Crow
Coordinator of Counseling: Tyra Walker
Expanded HB5 Task Force
– Expanded Task Force
• Central Task Force plus
• Principals (All High School, Middle School , Elementary),
Counselors, Instructional Content Coordinators
• By December 2013 drafts of key action steps to
implementation (awaiting final rulings by SBOE in Jan 2014)
• Continue meetings to develop plans of study
Task Force Sub-Committees
• Accountability – Community and Student Engagement (Alief
“Scorecard”)
• Foundation Program/Personal Graduation Plans
• Endorsements/Course offerings and flexibility/Pathways
• Partnerships – Shell, Texas Instruments, Houston
Community College, UT Tyler, West Houston P-16, Area
School Districts and Regional Centers
Scorecard
Fine Arts
Wellness
& PE
Community
& Parent
Involvement
21st Century
Workforce
Development
Second
Language
Acquisition
Digital
Learning
Environment
Dropout
Prevention
Strategies
Gifted &
Talented
Programs
District &
Campus
Compliance
Scorecard - Brainstorm
What aspects of this indicator are we proud of in Alief?
What aspects of this indicator need focus for improvement?
What data sources already exist to help us evaluate this indicator?
What data sources would be helpful to evaluate this indicator?
What additional thoughts do you have about this indicator?
Scorecard
Performance
Unacceptable Acceptable
Measure
Recognized Exceptional
Data
Source
What is your
standard
based on?
Scorecard - Outcome
Combine All Areas
Sharing our
Voice with you!
Sharing our
Voice with you!
Graduation Plans
All plans require a solid Foundation and lead to a bright future
Infinite potential towards college and/or career goals !
Arts &
Humanities
Business &
Industry
Public
Services
STEM
Multidisciplinary
1 advanced math credit, 1 advanced science credit, and 2 add’l. elective credits
Requires
Algebra II
Requires distinguished
level of achievement
Foundational Graduation Plan
4 Credits in English, 3 credits in math, 3 credits in science, 3 credits in social studies, 2 credits in LOTE
1 credit in fines arts, 1 credit in PE, 5 credits in electives
“Advanced” Courses
ELA / Math /Science
TEKS based courses
Innovative Courses
Non-TEKS based Courses
College Prep Courses for Post-Secondary
Readiness
ELA and Math
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Teams from HCC, SBISD, AISD started in June 2013
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Curriculum Collaboration/Support from Houston Community
College
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Working through West Houston P-16
Where are we right now…specifically
with course decisions??
SBOE meeting in late November about proposed draft rules
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Speech
ELA College Prep Courses (After MOU approval)
Math College Prep Courses (After MOU approval)
Endorsement requirements ie – Algebra II required for
STEM endorsement and other Board considerations,
Health, Tech Apps
Foundation Plan Program
ELA
Four Credits
English 1
English II
English III
Advanced English Course (TBD by SBOE)
Mathematics
Three Credits
Algebra I
Geometry
Advanced Mathematics Course (TBD by SBOE)
Foundation Plan Program
Science
Three Credits
Biology
IPC or Advanced Science Course (TBD by SBOE)
Advanced Science Course (TBD by SBOE)
Social Studies
Three Credits
World Geography or World History
U.S. History
U.S. Government (.5 credit)
Economics (.5 credit)
Foundation Plan Program with Endorsement
ELA
Four Credits
English 1
English II
English III
Advanced English Course (TBD by SBOE)
Mathematics
Four Credits
Algebra I
Geometry
Advanced Mathematics Course (TBD by SBOE)
Advanced Mathematics Course (TBD by SBOE)
Foundation Plan Program with Endorsement
Science
Four Credits
Biology
IPC or Advanced Science Course (TBD by SBOE)
Advanced Science Course (TBD by SBOE)
Advanced Science Course (TBD by SBOE)
Social Studies
Three Credits
World Geography or World History
U.S. History
U.S. Government (.5 credit)
Economics (.5 credit)
Endorsements
Foundation
Endorsements
Distinguished
Achievements
Acknowledgement
Arts &
Humanities
Business &
Industry
Public
Services
STEM
Multi –
Disciplinary
*Training for Counselors
Counselors have been receiving information and updates regarding
HB5 on a monthly basis. Their participation on the HB5 Task Force
has been another avenue to disseminate information and allow them
to be part of the development of key processes, such as:
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Transition process planning
Course selection planning
4 Year Plan Development
College and Career system decisions (Naviance)
Plan of Study development
Endorsement discussions
Once the legislature has finalized the process, counselor will be trained again
regarding the final plan to provide information to parents, students and staff.
The counseling subcommittee will continue to meet to:
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Synchronize transition processes (parent endorsement presentations, course
selection, 4 year plans, college prep course enrollment, etc.)
Develop plans of study
**Parental Engagement Component
Presentations will be completed at each middle school during December and the
first of January.
Current known dates are:
• Holub: Diana Trim- December 5, 2013
• Killough: Tyra Walker- December 10, 2013
• Alief Middle school: Wanetta King- December 12, 2014
• O’Donnell: January 9 or 14, 2014
• Albright: January 14, 2014
• Olle: December 17, 2014
The topics for the presentation include:
The 2014-15 Graduation Plans
House Bill 5 Legislative changes
Course selection and 4 Year Plans
District processes supporting
College Readiness opportunities
State legislative parental requirements
Transition processes for 7th and 8th graders
Collaboration is Key
The success of the true intent of HB 5 lies with our commitment to:
► Continuous discussion with the AISD School Board and our community of
stakeholders
► Collaboration between all departments and representatives
► Collaboration with Higher Ed Institutions to support the math and ELA
college prep courses that have been developed
► Continued focus of district task force to focus on the 3 key provisions of
HB5:
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Graduation credits requirements and enhancements
Endorsements
Accountability, assessment, and accreditation provisions
► Local and regional opportunities to share the “good news” about HB 5
► Clear and concise documentation related to HB 5:
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Benefits of graduating with an endorsement/Designation of Endorsement
Opt-in form for students participating in the Arts and Humanities endorsement to substitute the
advanced science credit with another course related to the endorsement
Benefits of enrolling in a college preparatory course
PGP for middle school and high school
► Partnerships with entities such as Shell, Texas Instruments, HCC, UT Tyler,
West Houston P-16,
AISD call to Action
• AISD will send a clear message to stakeholders.
• AISD Central Instruction will support our campus
leaders for a successful implementation
• AISD will offer all five endorsements for student
flexibility and post secondary goals
• AISD will continue to lead the state in “Preparing
Students for Tomorrow while Caring for Them
Today”
Alief ISD
HB5 Transition Plan

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