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Wallingford Adult Education
Professional Development Day
August 26, 2014
Welcome with many many thankyous
• Our Staff
• Staff Movement
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Why are we here???
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Status of Adult Education
• Profile for 2013-14
• A Look See from 2011-12 to 2013-14
• School Climate Results
Students With 12 or More Hours
Program
Area
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
ABE/GED
45
50
44
57
34
ESL
150
145
145
164
148
Citizenship
10
11
15
19
15
Credit
Diploma
55
63
36
30
27
National
External
Diploma
8
4
8
4
5
Total
268
278
248
274
229
Usage of Available Hours
Program
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
ABE/GED
Prep
65%
54%
44%
56%
59%
ESL and
Citizenship
59%
61%
57%
51%
52%
Percent of ABE Students
with Gain
80
70
60
50
40
WAE data
30
CT data
20
10
0
2012
2013
2014
Wallingford Adult Education
Percent of ESL Students
with Gain
51
50
49
48
47
WAE data
46
CT data
45
44
43
42
2012
2013
2014
Wallingford Adult Education
School Climate Survey Results
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mate Summary with
responses.pdf
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Adult Education Updates
Connecticut and Federal
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Connecticut Adult Reporting System
(CARS) Update
For FY 2014 federal reporting accuracy, new data fields in
CARS are being required. The required new data fields
pertain to “staff” designated as instructor or counselor.
1.EIN must be 10 digits (mandatory)
2.Years of Experience Teaching (mandatory)
3.Full or Part Time Status (mandatory)
4.Data verify errors are now included for these fields
5.Beginning with FY 2015, there will be a stationary
reminder in CARS to update the Years of Experience
Teaching
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Transitional Services for Community
College Students
Public Act 12-40 Response Strategy
- College level with embedded
support
- Intensive college readiness
- Transitional support
•Allocation of Funds
•Regional Planning Meetings
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SEED and Wallingford Public Schools’
Approved (CSDE )Evaluation Plan
Areas addressed:
1. Professional Assistance Plan
2.
Required number of Student Learning Objectives
(SLOs)
3.
Number of observations for veteran staff
4.
Defining “Educational Specialists”
5.
Common Core of Teaching rubric used for
observations
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Wallingford Plan: Observations / Reviews of Practice
Teacher Categories
Wallingford Model
First and Second Year Novice
Teachers
3 formal in-class observations; 2 of which include a preconference and all of which include a post-conference; and 3
informal observations
Below Standard and Developing
3 formal in-class observations; 2 of which must include a preconference and all of which include a post-conference; and 5
informal observations
Proficient and Exemplary – third
year and beyond
One formal, in class observation (minimum of 30 minutes)
every three years. Pre-observation form is required, but no
conference. Post observation form and conference required.
Three informal (at least 15 minutes) observations in all other
years – no forms or conferences required.
One review of practice (minimum of 15 minutes) all years with
post observation reflection form required.
Connecticut’s
System for Educator Evaluation and
Development SEED
http://www.connecticutseed.org/wpcontent/uploads/2013/07/CCT_Smartcard.pdf
http://www.connecticutseed.org/wpcontent/uploads/2014/05/CCT_Rubric_for_Effective_TeachingMay_2014.pdf
Levels of Performance
Exemplary
• Substantially exceeding indicators of performance
4
Proficient
• Meeting indicators of performance
3
Developing
• Meeting some indicators of performance but not others
2
Below Standard
• Not meeting indicators of performance
1
Examples of SLOs & IAGDs
Teacher Category
Student Learning Objectives
Indicators of Academic
Growth and Development
NEDP Advisor/Assessor
My students will be able to
navigate the NEDP computerbased curriculum
independently.
At least 75% of the students
will improve their technology
skills knowledge based on
pre/post client surveys.
ABE/GED Teacher
My students will be able to
improve comprehension of
informational texts
At least 70% of students will
demonstrate improvement
pre/post on Think60 critical
thinking skills tests for nonfiction essays.
ESL teacher
My students will improve their
ability to speak and
understand conversational
English.
At least 80% of students will
demonstrate improvement
pre/post on CASAS Reading
series test.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity
Act
• Effective July 1, 2015
• Maintains basic structures of WIA
(occupational training, adult basic
education, literacy and English
language acquisition)
• Career pathways explorations
integrated with ABE
• Family literacy will be integrated with
employment and training
opportunities
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BREAK
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Building Security
• Evacuation
• Lockdown
• Shelter in Place
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Resources for Adult Education Teachers
• College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult
Education:
http://lincs.ed.gov/publications/pdf/CCRStandar
dsAdultEd.pdf
• Literacy Information and Community System
https://community.lincs.ed.gov/
https://community.lincs.ed.gov/
INFORMATION SHARING
• Mandated Training
Trainings to be provided for all
staff on Bloodborne Pathogens,
Bullying and DCF (online)
• Veteran’s Day
Each school must plan and
implement a Veteran’s Day event;
Our program will need to inform
Central Office of our plan
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PDEC Presentation
back to the future
Combined Committees
Teacher Evaluation & Professional Development are
now….PDEC (Professional Development and Evaluation Committee)
● Job of PDEC is to ensure Professional Development
and Teacher Evaluation are in alignment and
responsive to teacher’s needs
Four Focus Areas of Strategic Plan
*Early Intervention
*Models of Excellence
*Proactive Student Supports with a Future Focus
*Engaging and Empowering Learning Experiences
Early Intervention
● Early Childhood Exploratory Committee
Recommendations
● High School Reform Initiatives
Models of Excellence
● Personalized Learning
● Competency/Standards Development
● Global Awareness
Proactive Student Supports with a Future Focus
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Student Success Plan
Advisory
College and Career Readiness
Authentic Learning Opportunities
District Climate
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Positive Behavior Intervention Support
Student Attendance
Engaging and Empowering Learning Experiences
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Leverage Technology
Relevant Learning
Credit Recovery
Anytime Anyplace Learning
Professional Development
Past and Present
- Personalized, rather than pre-determined
- Meaningful, rather than artificial
- Shared ownership, rather than passive participation
- Forward thinking, rather than reactive
- Purposeful, rather than chaotic
- Ongoing/embedded, rather than disjointed/irrelevant
The new building based committee
1 administrator
4 teachers (consideration: possible to have one per grade level and one
specialists/pps staff)
● Between October 13 and October 23 (create the PD plan for school)
● Work with administration to develop the school’s PD plan (Due for Oct 23rd)
○ meet throughout the year as a building based committee
● October 23, communicate building level plan to the staff
● Assist with creation of building professional development plan in collaboration
with teachers and administrator SLO’s and Areas of Focus (see 2014 Calendar)
● Allocate building resources to support teacher’s professional development
○ $2,500 Elementary
○ $5,000 Middle
○ $7,000 High
2014-2015 PD Calendar
Balanced to meet...
● Individual Needs
● Department Needs
● District Needs / State Mandates
Design Change
DESIGN CHANGE
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Our Opportunity…….Our Challenge
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