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Goal: Our school will meet or exceed expectations set out by the Wyoming Accountability in Education Act (WAEA) and the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 

Big Horn County School District #2 engages in a process of continuous improvement though the development and implementation of school improvement plans that are targeted on areas of need as revealed through a data analysis primarily related to the WAEA/ESSA School Performance Reports. The annual process includes the action plan that will help meet the goal listed above.

See the 2018-19 School Improvement Plans in the document at the bottom of this page.

 

Tasks

Person(s) Responsible

 
 

Needs Assessment: Review of data to determine improvement goals

 

·         District Level: Curriculum Director prepares state assessment data results as delivered by the WDE. This information is shared with the admin team and district leadership team.

Curriculum Director

 

·         School Level: Do a thorough review of state assessment results as provided by the curriculum director and WDE.

Principals

BLT

 

·         School Level: Determine areas of need as shown by the assessment results.

Principals

BLT

 

Evidence of Implementation/Evaluation of Previous Year’s Plan

 

·         School Level: Review plan to determine implementation and effectiveness of strategies. Document findings and use in next step.

Principals

BLT

 

·         School Level: Review previous year’s school improvement plan and eliminate completed goals or amend strategies as necessary to align with current data review and plan review findings (see previous step).

Principals

BLT

 

Development of School Improvement Plan (School Level)

 

·         Goals: Establish goals that address areas determined through the needs assessment and address the WAEA indicators: achievement, growth, and equity for all schools. In addition for high school, graduation rates and post-secondary readiness.

Principals

BLT

 

·         Action Plan: Includes components as identified on the school improvement plan template (update template for 2019-20)

Principals

BLT

 

·         Title I/Parent/Family Involvement: Define implications for parent/family involvement. How can parents be involved to help meet the goal?

Principals

BLT

 

·         Share plans and get feedback from school staff before finalizing.

Principals

BLT

 

·         Share plans and get feedback from Parent/Community Advisory Committee

Principals

BLT - PCAC

 

School Improvement Plan Review (See second page of this document)

 

·         Upon completion, each school submits plan to the superintendent and curriculum director.

Principals

 

·         Superintendent and curriculum director complete a Plan Review based on major criteria as defined on School Improvement Plan Review document

Superintendent

Curriculum Director

 

·         Plan Review returned to schools for revision if needed. Return back to superintendent upon revision.

Principals

BLT

 

·         Plan approved by superintendent

Superintendent

 

District Level Process Evaluation

 

·         Review School Improvement Plan template. Make modifications to include all components as listed above (in preparation of 2019-20 school year)

Superintendent

Curriculum Director

 

 

       

 

School Improvement Plan Review

Reviewed by:                         

Review Date:

 

Each school improvement plan is annually reviewed by the superintendent and curriculum director using the following criteria:

Component

Defined

Evaluative Question

Meets

Criteria

Comments:

Yes

No

Goal

Statement that address the WAEA indicators: Achievement, growth, equity, graduation rate (LHS), or post-secondary readiness (LHS).

Does the goal align to the WAEA indicators and the related assessment data?

 

 

 

Strategies

Actions to be implemented to make improvements towards achievement of the goal.

Do the strategies in seem reasonable and evidence-based for achieving the goal?

 

 

 

Timeline

Relevant timeline to implement the strategy

Does the timeline seem adequate to implement the strategy?

 

 

 

Personnel and Financial Resources

Person(s) responsible and funding amount needed for implementing the strategy

Are specific resources identified and reasonable to allow adequate district support?

 

 

 

Benchmarks

Evidence of progress towards implementation/growth

Are the benchmarks articulated to clearly show stepping stones along the way to implementation?

 

 

 

Professional Development Supporting Strategies

Specific PD needs to support the implementation of the strategy

Are PD opportunities specific and timely to implement strategies and have clear objectives to impact growth?

 

 

 

Parent/Family Implications

New component to meet Title I-A requirements: Strategy to involve/educate parents within the goal.

Has a strategy been written to involve parents in the goal?

 

 

 

 

Upon initial review, submit back to the school principals. Areas not meeting criteria will be revised. Revised plan will be submitted to the superintendent for final approval.

 

Final Approval:

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Superintendent’s Signature                                                                                                                         Date of Approval