Indistar Summit 2014: Quality Implementation and Measurable Results Idaho Statewide System of Support Supporting districts, schools, and each other in successfully meeting the needs of all students. Idaho SSoS Team Goal 80% of school improvement plans will be approved upon first submission for 20132014 SY. ◦ (In 2012-2013 SY, 35% were approved) How can we increase our approval rate by 45%? Clear expectations Checkpoints Coaching & Building Capacity Clear expectations 2013-2014 Improvement Planning & Implementation Workbook ◦ http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/schoolImprove ment/docs/20132014%20Improvement%20Planning%20and%2 0Implementation%20Workbook%20(revised% 201_2014).pdf Checkpoints #1 – SMART Goals #2 – One Indicator ◦ Both reviewable forms in Crossing over…from compliance to useful improvement plans Think – Pair – Share When you review improvement plans, what do your schools and districts struggle with the most? Leadership Teams Doing the Work of Improvement Assessing the Indicators Starting point Current level of development Leave the planning for the next step How it will look when fully met. Current Level of Development Tasks At least two Small incremental steps Measurable Related to the indicator Clearly written Target dates that are reasonable Coaching & Building Capacity There are common threads and expectations for continuous School Improvement in the Coeur d’Alene School District! Leadership Team Goals Improving Student Achievement Building Leadership Capacity Continuous Improvement Sustainability WISE Tool: Ways To Improve School Effectiveness SMART Goals Assess - Plan – Monitor 5-10 Indicators Action Plans with Tasks Quality Improvement Plans … Meeting all the targets! WHY? Our four goals! WHO? Leadership Teams for the district and ALL 16 schools. WHAT? WISE Tool, SMART Goals, 5 Indicators, Action Plans WHEN? Required timelines and due dates for checkpoints and final submission HOW? Teams using the process of Assess, Plan, and Monitor Monitoring the Plan: Supports, Resources, Gentle Reminders, Checkpoints, Responsibilities, Accountability! Leadership Teams are responsible for keeping the Improvement Plans current, active, and up-todate. Peer Review Teams Districts are responsible for the quality of the School Improvement Plans completed and for those that are submitted to the SDE for review and approval. Did your Leadership Team meet the targets? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Understand the steps and components in the WISE Tool in order to move from compliance to quality Improvement Plans. Develop high quality SMART Goals. Assess and create plans for 5 indicators aligned with the SMART Goals. Understand how to monitor improvement plans. Understand the characteristics of a high quality peer review process. Quality Implementation . . . Measurable Results!