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MA ELT Leadership Session. October 8, 2013. Updates. New staff Kathy Cross! Good News and Urgent Messages Back to school memo PD Plans Site visit protocol report revisions Revision of Expectations for Implementation Performance Agreements for Cohort III schools - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Massachusetts Extended Learning Time (ELT) Leadership Session</p> <p>MA ELT Leadership SessionOctober 8, 2013UpdatesNew staff Kathy Cross!Good News and Urgent MessagesBack to school memoPD PlansSite visit protocol report revisionsRevision of Expectations for Implementation Performance Agreements for Cohort III schoolsWebinar Thursday, October 17th at 3:00Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education2Good NewsMassachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education3Kathy Cross has joined our team as the TIME Collaborative Specialist.Level Funded for FY14 - $14,168,030!!All grants programmatically approved and budgets processed3Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary EducationMORE Good News. . .Schools that met or exceeded gap narrowing targets for all subgroups in ELA:Boston Arts AcademyFletcher-Maynard AcademyNewton SchoolSchools that met or exceeded gap narrowing targets for all subgroups in math:Boston Arts AcademyFletcher-Maynard AcademyHuntingtonMcKinley</p> <p>Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education4Good News in Science. . .Schools that met or exceeded gap narrowing targets for all subgroups in science:Boston Arts AcademyHuntingtonViveirosMassachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education5Good News, cont.Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education6Kuss is (deservedly) Level 1!Level 1 MA ELT schools:Fletcher-MaynardMLKSilviaNewtonSalemwoodMcKinleyOur Two New Schools. . .McKinley:Level 1 designation for meeting gap narrowing goalsMath SGP for all students = increase of 16Math SGP for high needs subgroup = increase of 15Huntington:Math SGP for all students = increase of 20Math SGP for high needs subgroup = increase of 21.5Math SGP for ELL/former ELL = increase of 30</p> <p>Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education7Urgent MessagesRemember, this is a performance-based grant.MA ELT schools need to demonstrate consistent positive outcomes overall in order to secure continued support.There is heightened interest in the quality of program implementation and sustainability.Sustainability needs to become a stronger focus.Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education8Back to School MemoSent out September 27thMOU or side lettersPD PlansUnexpended fundsSite visitsELT Performance AgreementsTechnical AssistanceMassachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education9PD Plan HighlightsMassachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education10Reflections throughout year and at year endCelebrations scheduled for STAFFResearch and evidenceCulture work classroom, school, AND cross-cultureOwnership and accountabilityDifferentiated instructional practices / needs of ALL learnersSense of urgencyRe-teaching and collaboration as prioritiesStudent engagement walkthroughsPlanning/modeling/debriefingFamily engagementUse of feedback from previous yearTracking goals each activity addressesSocial emotional needs of studentsSite Visit Protocol and Report TemplateMassachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education11</p> <p>Expectations for ImplementationIn collaboration with Mass 2020 updated/improved document Revised to align with site visit goals and Conditions for School EffectivenessReplace Expectations and Indicators more appropriate to a pilot program in order to reflect a mature programCopies provided todayMassachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education12Site Visit RevisionsInput from field last year:Bullets are more concise, clear, and more easily conveyed to broader audienceTeam discussions could be more focused given more concrete guiding questions or goalsSome redundancyCopies of Protocol draft available for feedback by October 21st.Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education13Proposed Protocol Changes. . .Guided by new Expectations for ImplementationFocus group interview topics replacing protocol questionsProfessional learning and developmentBehavioral/cultural expectationsResource allocationSome focus group times reducedFamilies, students 30 minutesEnrichment providers 30-60 minutesMassachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education14Cohort I&amp;IV Schools Receiving Full Site Visits 2013-2014Edwards, BostonFletcher-Maynard Academy, CambridgeMartin Luther King, Jr., CambridgeKuss, Fall RiverSalemwood, MaldenJacob Hiatt Magnet, WorcesterMcKinley, RevereHuntington, Brockton</p> <p>Please contact Moira Connolly if you would like to participate as a team member.Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education15Performance Agreements for Cohort III SchoolsPerformance Agreements for Cohort III schoolsWebinar Thursday, October 17th at 3:00; register at:http://www.doe.mass.edu/conference/?ConferenceID=1656 Due dates for submissions:Friday, November 8, 2013 First draft of Performance AgreementFriday, December 6, 2013 Second draft dueFriday, January 10, 2014 Final signed Performance Agreement due and submitted to the Department.Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education16Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education17</p> <p>Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education18</p> <p>Setting Targets Developed InternallyClosing Remarks. . .Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education19ELT is how every school should be. I dont feel overwhelmed. I feel completedI finished a days work.For more information:Moira Connolly, 781.338.3216 mconnolly@doe.mass.eduKathy Cross, 781.338.3231 kcross@doe.mass.edu</p> <p>Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education20</p>