6th grade Camp(Molly D.)
Coverage for recess during MCAS(Molly W)
Carol is tired
Nothing new from Kay
survey for teachers re: HoS job performance in 2 weeks
Planning for a 1-1 program (Matt)
Nina met with parents this AM re: discipline and homework policies (they spent an hour talking about homework and grading)
Comments from Mike Conlin-thinks referral is more powerful than detention.
Other comments-Matt agreed with Molly...homework is different that putting your hands on someone....
need consistency re: contacting parents...staff needs to process and agree on consistency with class behavior etc...some positive results from assigning detention...
Share student related issues & expectations....Team to IA & IA to team
Setting norms for collaboration
Global Theme Conversation @ end of year
Agenda for Next Meeting
7 Habits Summary? Hyde Park turn around?
Leadership Team-May 9, 2012
Reviewed notes from last meeting (CCE participants did not attend)...notes on board in Nina's office
What do teacher leadership and professional dialog look like?
Establish norms & protocols ahead of time
Year-long global themes? Create new Global Theme? Each grade studies a different year-long theme? Conversations with staff re: global themes
grading inconsistances...definitions of C, D, & I
Why...expansion of literacy....STEM and Arts...double down on project based learning
Next steps: Determine programatic reasons for regionalization.
Jed working on CPR...will not attend Leadership Team for the next few weeks
Evaluation protocol...evidence of student growth...new teaching schedule April 30-May 28...then MAP Work
PD for documents understanding document?
Parents dropping by to have impromtu conferences. Parent reminder?
Data sheets? What happened with last term's data? Just data...data sheets will be compared.
Homework Policy status? Zeros? Roll out new policy 2012-2013
Year end grade? Matt
House Parties-dates/times in an email
discussed zero...detention for no homework
Revised rubrics-read & reviewed
Reminder to ask visitors to sign at front desk
Study Groups-an opportunity? not more work?
Alignment of district goals and professional goals
Leadership Team-February 1, 2012
Carol reported that the SpEd Mentor meeting is beneficial to SpEd teachers.
Schedule-Teams have 2 blocks/week to plan (1 is SpEd consult)
How do we get more team time?
How do we differentiate PD for staff….focused on key priorities
$$$ for professional development
Matt wants to find a way for technology 1 to 1-training & implementation
Supporting new teachers
What if? The schedule increased time on learning…
· 5 -1 hr. blocks
· integrated arts teachers focus on 1 or 2 grade levels during a trimester
· we did this activity with entire staff….
· We had all highly qualified teachers
Integration with French and Spanish-Language teachers will talk with Kay for future planning
Tuesday lunches-not enough coverage-equity issues
NWEA in process
Reminders to parents re: half days
Open House for parents-be sure every dept. is represented as speakers
Goal setting-going well
March 9 Marblehead PD...Pam will make contact to find out if it is happening.
Team reads for the 1st time
Classroom Observations-looked at revised Observation Form(previously called 10-minute observation form). Gave feedback to Nina.
Documentation-Needed for term 1-clean copies of units/rubrics/lessons + lessons (3-5 lessons, beginning, middle, end of term...variety)
purpose of documentation? evaluative? Yes
New Educator Eval Protocol
What will it look like for us? This was emailed to members of Leadership Team.
Power School Feedback
School Climate Survey
Term 2 Overview, Calendar, etc
Overviews due by Friday, January 6, 2012....to be followed by calendar and rubrics
Attending: Nina, Molly W. Jed, Matt, Mike R. Becca, Pam, Molly D. Carol.Homework Policy-meetings being held this week to discuss and clarify.
Rosetta Stone-requirement 7 & 8-90 minutes, 4-6-60 minutes Is it too much? Conversation needed about amount of homework given with whole staff/
Nina at team meetings-purpose? Good idea...Nina wanted to know how team was communicating.
Coordinated Program Review-site visit is Janruary 23rd...December 20th-record review
MAPS-Molly and Nina will gather previously used MAP materials for our meeting today.
PD/IA mtg-planning-reminder at bits and pieces.
Expectations for the group-What do we do with the information we share.