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Title: November 2011

Principal Professional Learning Team
  • November 2011

  • The mission of the Parkway School District is to
    ensure all students are capable, curious and
    confident learners who understand and respond to
    the challenges of an ever-changing world.

Norms for Working Together
  • Listen to understand
  • Mission focused
  • Well-planned agenda
  • Active and respectful participation

Essential Question
  • Mission Accomplished - Parkway 2016
  • How do we get from here to there?

Todays Agenda
  • Welcome
  • Bonnie Desi
  • Budget, VST, Misc. Updates
  • Dr. Keith Marty
  • Personnel Supporting Teachers
  • Kathy Blackmore and Team
  • Personnel Supporting Students
  • Dr. Lisa Merideth and Dr. Becky Langrall
  • Lunch
  • Promising Practices Sharing
  • Dr. Jeremy Mitchell, Dr. Chelsea Watson and Kathy
  • Teacher Professional Learning and Evaluation
  • Liz Morrison
  • Communication Lab Update
  • Desi Kirchhofer
  • Levels Meetings/Break-out Sessions
  • Social Trainwreck Westport

Dr. Keith Marty
  • Budget Update
  • VST
  • Other

Personnel Supporting Teachers
  • Topical Questions
  • Given the current budget realities what teacher
    support model will best help us achieve mission?
  • How do we move the strategic plan forward and
    utilize the expertise of the support personnel in
    a more efficient manner?
  • Outcome
  • Determine the framework for the model of support
    so details can be added prior to January 9th.

Overview of protocol
  • Review of Model A and Model B
  • Clarifying Questions to the Presenter
  • Personal Thinking Pros, Interesting, Cons for
    Both Models
  • Facilitated Discussion by Area Pros,
    Interesting, Cons for Both Models
  • Area Consensus

Model A Instructional Coach
  • Reduce 54 FTEs
  • Reduce 10 TISs
  • Reduce 10 PMCs
  • Reduce 11 Math Intervention Specialists
  • Reduce 23 Lit Coaches
  • Model A (25 Staff Members)
  • 23 Instructional Coaches
  • Add back 2 PMCs (High School .5)

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Sustaining Innovation
Disruptive Innovation
Model B Area Support Team
  • Reduce 61 FTEs
  • Reduce 10 TISs
  • Reduce 10 PMCs
  • Reduce 15 Math Intervention Specialists (Leaving
    8 for District Math Intervention)
  • Reduce 23 Lit Coaches
  • Reduce 3 - 2 District Developer and High School
    Cohort Leaders
  • Model B Network Support Team Model (includes .5
    PMC at each high school) (32 Staff Members)

Central (6) West (6) North (6) South (9)
Lit Coach Elem Lit Coach Sec Math Coach Elem Math Coach Sec PMC TIS Instructional Coach Lit Coach Elem Lit Coach Sec Math Coach Elem Math Coach Sec PMC TIS Instructional Coach Lit Coach Elem Lit Coach Sec Math Coach Elem Math Coach Sec PMC TIS Instructional Coach Lit Coach Elem Lit Coach Sec Math Coach Elem Math Coach Sec PMC TIS Instructional Coach (2 Additional Team Members TBD)
Clarifying Questions
  • Clarifying questions are questions that help
    participants understand the basics premise of the
    proposal or task. Clarifying questions reaffirm
    what the participant thought was said or verify
    an idea he/she might have missed. They help the
    participant move to the next level of the
  • Examples of clarifying questions
  • What is the number of instructional coaches in
    Model A? Model B?
  • What model (or do both models) include literacy
  • Clarifying questions?

Area Groups
  • Select two different color post-it notes
  • Use one color for Model A and a different color
    for Model B
  • On the post-it note write down pros (p), cons
    (c), and interesting (i) one idea per post-it
  • Five minutes to complete the task alone
  • After five minutes the table facilitator will
    lead the group in a dialogue to reach area
    consensus on

Pros, Interesting, CONS
  • Place post-it notes in the category on the chart
  • Divide into two groups (one for Model A and one
    for Model B) group the notes into categories
  • Discuss the pros, interesting points, and cons of
    each model.
  • Straw poll - Given the current budget realities
    what teacher support model will best help us
    achieve mission?

Personnel Supporting Students
  • Math Intervention Specialists K 12
  • Model A 12 MIS (No Math Coaches)
  • Model B 8 MIS (8 Math Coaches)
  • Date for Sub Committee Meeting (TBD)

Personnel Supporting Students
  • Reading Intervention Specialists K 12
  • Recommendation
  • Reduce Reading Specialists by 5 FTE by attrition
    if possible.  Allocate RIS's based on K-12
    student needs.  Liz has this on the slide.

RIS Current Reality
  • Elementary
  • 29.5 Parkway Local Funds
  • 14 Title 1 Federal Funds
  • Middle School
  • 6 Parkway Local Funds
  • 4 Teaching Assistants Local Funds
  • High School

Current Model for Assigning Responsibilities
  • February 1 Enrollment
  • At Risk Factors

Invitation to Think together
  • How do we envision this as a K-12 model?
  • December 21st    430 pm  ISC Room A
  • December 22nd  730 am   ISC  Room A

Promising practice sharing
  • Jeremy Mitchell Inclusionary Practices
  • Chelsea Watson Tracking Disciplinary Data,
    Student Goal Setting
  • Kathy Cain Professional Learning Communities

The Professional Learning and Evaluation Model
  • Make a prediction
  • On a note card write down
  • What you believe is a positive response trend
    evident in the responses from teachers and
  • What you believe is negative response trend
    evident in the responses from teachers and

Essential QuestionProcess
What evaluation model will best support
accomplishing the mission/vision/learning
principles/commitments of the Parkway School
Enduring Understanding
  • Parkway stakeholders will understand that
  • An effective evaluation instrument provides
    feedback to teachers about their practice and
    connects to professional development.
  • An effective evaluation instrument emphasizes
    collaboration between teacher and administrator
    throughout the process.
  • An effective evaluation instrument must be
    designed in such a way as to facilitate
    consistency in use among evaluators and teachers.
  • Highly effective evaluation instruments focus on
    mission-related student learning outcomes
  • Highly effective evaluation instruments provide
    clear descriptions of the role and responsibility
    of the teacher inside and outside of the

Parkways Strategic PlanGoal 5
  • GOAL 5 Recruit, employ, develop and retain an
    exceptional staff dedicated to and representative
    of Parkways diverse community.
  • Measurable objective All employees will be
    effective in their roles as measured by Parkways
    evaluation models.

Professional Learning and Evaluation Model
  • Update from the Committee
  • Level Dialogue
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Elementary Schools by Area (South, West, Central,
  • What ideas do you have to make the process more
  • Brainstorm
  • Record on Poster Paper
  • Share with the Group

Communication Lab
  • Topics?