Green Apple Day of Service, Wrote Letters to Lessen our Mailroom paper

Cougars add stepping stones to bird sanctuary 9/17/15.

stepping stones

Chandler View Ecology Club members plant Black Oak on 9/17/15.

Planting Black Oak 9/17/15.

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Omaha Public Schools

School Improvement Plan 2015-16

Chandler View Elementary School


Growth Goals

Goal Area: Mathematics

Focus Skill(s): Number Sense, Geometry/Measurement, Algebra, and Data Analysis/Probability (choose 1-2)

Strategy:  Gradual Release with skills groups during guided and independent practice, Hands-On Equations, STEM Lab @ grades 3 – 5, Accessible Math &/or John Giovanni, utilize manipulatives, engaging, rigorous work, Math Journal writing

Measurable Objective (growth goal): All subgroups will increase their NeSA-M scores by 5%

Goal Area: Reading

Focus Skill(s): Vocabulary or Comprehension

Strategy: Utilize the Continuum of Literacy through TeamTime; and Cathy Hadley, Reading Coach

Measurable Objective (growth goal): All subgroups will increase their NeSA-R scores by 2%

Goal Area: Writing

Focus Skill(s): Qualities of good writing; The Writing Process - Ideas, Organization, Sentence Fluency, Voice, Word Choice and Conventions

Strategy: Writing Workshop model, including Descriptive Feedback with Student Conferencing à Push in (leadership team, ESL, special education)

Measurable Objective (growth goal): All subgroups will increase their NeSA-W scores by 8%

Goal Area: Behavior (indicated by Suspensions or Referral data)

Focus: Common and consistent language, procedures and outcomes. Preventative and proactive behavior interventions.                                                                                                            

Strategy: Implement Connections, Behavior Focus Teacher, Updated school-wide behavior system & incentives for positive behavior, PBIS Model for Pre-K (pilot program)

Measurable Objective (growth goal): Decrease suspensions by 20% (less than 43)

Year-long Professional Development Plan

Week of:

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

Cost

August

·       Team building activities à Kagan Activities REading writingmath

·       Building wide Procedures and Routines

·       Balanced Literacy- Comprehension /Vocabulary

·       Engagement

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

August 3

·       Leadership Kick-off

·       Due Process Workshop (p.m.)

·       New Teacher Orientation (a.m.)

·       New Teacher Building Orientation (p.m.)

Mark Evans

Office of School Support & Supervision

Human Resources/Staff Development

Leadership Team

August 4

·       Due Process Workshop (p.m.)

·       New Teacher Orientation/Induction Ceremony (a.m)

·       New Teacher Building Work Time (p.m.)

Office of School Support & Supervision

Human Resources/Staff Development

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

Cathy Hadley

August 5

·       Building SIP (1/2 day)

·       Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day)

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

August 6 and 7

·       Curriculum Day: One full day as assigned by Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

·       On the day not assigned:

·       Building SIP (1/2 day) and

·       Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day)   

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

August 10

·       Teacher Planning and Preparation (1 day)

·       Curriculum Day for Elementary Specialists

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

August 11

·       Building SIP (1/2 day)

·       Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day)

August 26

TEAMTime

·       Establishing Team Norms

·       Reviewing Snapshot of CVREading writingmath

·       Utilizing NeSA DataREading writingmath

·       MAP ResultsREading math

·       Collaborating on Procedures & Routines

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

August 31

·       PD presentation –

September

·       Insert Building Choice Topic: Behavior

·       Provide May Leveled Assessment turn-key if not previously presented

·       Focus teacher support with school wide behavior plan

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

September 1

·       Principals’ Meeting

·     MTSS B Tier 1

·     Writing

·     Minilesson: Best Instructional Practices Handbook Update

·     Minilesson: Academic Action Plan Reboot

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

September 8

New Teacher Meeting

·       Math; CPA

·       Sarah Phillips - 5th Grade

·       Shelby Hughes - SLP

·       Jena Coil - BSP

September 9

TEAMTime

·       Collaborating on student concerns

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

September 16

·       One day refresher coaching workshop for Principals and Instructional Leadership Team members who have completed previous classroom coaching workshops

Kerri Murtaugh – a.m.

Greg Eversoll - p.m.

September 18

·       Building SIP (1/2 day)

·       Curriculum Day (Schedule TBD) (1/2 day)

Specialists: Art, Music, PE, Library

(follow building schedule)

Counselors: (follow building schedule)

Nurses: (full day)

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

September 21

·       Team Plan (full day)

·       4th Grade Writing

·       Comprehensive Computer Inventory

·       Health & Wellness Committee Mtg.

·       Updated Schoolwide Behavior Plan

All staff involved in various committees

September 23

TEAMTime

·       Covered & reviewed K-1 Assessment Reading results

·       Acuity – Grades 3-6; utilizing top reports to review REading math

·       MAP – Grade 2; reviewed and analyzed reportsREading math

·       Shared CIA SITE – Think Central, Pacing Guide, Math Bellwork

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

September 26

·       Do The Math @ TAC; STP Tutoring Training

·       Sandra Robare, Dan Nowak, Amy Perigo, Jessica Schroer, Rachel Minarick, Sarah McIntosh

Data Analysis (Pre-screen Acuity)

October

·       MTSS B Tier 1

·       Writing

·       Minilesson: Best Instructional Practices Update

·       Minilesson: Academic Action Plan Reboot

·       Leadership team pushing into 2nd grade classroom during writing conferencing

·       Support of focus teachers in 4th grade classroom for writing

Leadership Team

·       Write in the names of leadership team members

October 5

·       PD presentation – NeSA/Acuity/ELA Updates (cut scores, approved accommodations)

REading writingmath

All staff

October 6

New Teacher Meetings

·       Guided Reading

·       Sarah Phillips - 5th Grade

·       Shelby Hughes - SLP

·       Jena Coil - BSP

October 7

TEAMTime

·       Benchmarking/Running Records

Teachers will bring F/P

·       Students in need of short/long term interventions (tutoring)REading writingmath

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

October 13

·       Principals’ Meeting

·    Math Focus

·    Minilessons: Standardized Grading Practices

 and Special Needs Grading

·        Office 365 Sites

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

October 15 or 16

(schedule TBD: attend one ½ day session)

·       Coaching practice sessions for Principals and District Coaching Team members

Kathy Kennedy

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

October 19

October 22

PD Rotations

·       Office 365 Sites

·       Connections

·       Writing Turn Key

·       SIP Goals

·       Paras w/ M. Gaither for Tactile/Sensory integration

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

October 19-23

·       Parent-Teacher Conferences

Data Analysis and Progress Monitoring (First Quarter Grades and Acuity)

November

·       Math Focus

·       Minilesson: Standardized Grading Practices

·       Office 365 Sites

·       bigbrainz for all students

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

November 2

·       PD presentation –

Leadership Team

November 3

·       New Teacher Meetings

·       Sarah Phillips - 5th Grade

·       Shelby Hughes – SLP

·       Jena Coil - BSP

November 4

TEAMTime

·       Student concerns

·      

 

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

November 10

·       Principals’ Meeting

·    AQuESTT

·    Minilesson: Coaching for Teachers

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

November 18

TEAMTime

·       Discuss Writing Continuum (Where is each grade level, where should each grade level be, how do we support); push in w/ ESL, SPED Teachers and Leadership Team for

·       Descriptive Feedback

·       Compare stronger than weak/weaker than strong

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

·       Meagan Tripp, Lori Posekany

·       Karrie Dovel, Katie Baumker, Jessica Shroer, Michelle Corrado

November 25

·       Building SIP (1/2 day)

·       Teacher Inservice/Work Day (1/2 day)

·       Writing in Math (EILN Pres)

·       Teachers share examples of writing in Math- determine affective or problem solving or conceptual

·       Teachers showcase manipulatives in math- Make and Take

·       SITES Navigation-finding Resources for Math

Leadership Team and All staff

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

November 30

December

·       Focus- Reading

·       Minilessons: Coaching for Teachers and Leveled Assessments

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

December 1

·       Principals’ Meeting

·    Data Ownership

·    Minilesson: MTSS B Tier I

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

December 8

·       New Teacher Meetings

·       Math Games

·       Sarah Phillips - 5th Grade

·       Shelby Hughes – SLP

·       Jena Coil - BSP

December 9

TEAMTime

·       Continuum of Literacy-as a resource; how to select a goal

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

Data Analysis (Acuity Diagnostic)

January

·       Focus: Writing

·       Minilesson: MTSS B Tier I

·       Building wide Procedures and Routines revisited and review of first semester referral data recommended for one meeting

Leadership Team

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

January 4

·       Teacher Planning and Preparation (full day)

·       Non-linguistic Representations; Focus on Reading

·       Procedures and Routines revisited

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

January 12

·       Principals’ Meeting

·       Teacher Appraisal Calibration

Human Resources

January 13

TEAMTime

·       Expectations of writers workshop

  • Student writing folders/conferring

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

January 19

·       New Teacher Meetings

·       Word Study/Phonics

·       Sarah Phillips - 5th Grade

·       Shelby Hughes – SLP

·       Jena Coil - BSP

January 27

TEAMTime

·       Collaborating on Student Concerns;

·       Acuity MidYear testing  REading writingmath

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

January 28 or 29

(schedule TBD: attend one ½ day session)

·       Coaching practice sessions for Principals and District Coaching Team members

Kathy Kennedy

Data Analysis and Progress Monitoring (Semester Grades and Acuity)

February

·       Focus: Behavior

·       Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind

Leadership Team

·       Schroer

·       Matz

·       Minarick

February 8

·      

February 9

·       Principals’ Meeting

·    Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind

·    Minilesson: MTSSB Tier 1

·    Minilesson: Leveled Assessments

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

February 18 or 19

(schedule TBD: attend one ½ day session)

·       Coaching practice sessions for  

Leadership Team members

District Coaching Team

February 22-26

·       Parent-Teacher Conferences

February 25

·       Team Planning (1/2 day) Staff Rotations TBD

·       Greg Eversoll

·       Kerri Murtaugh

·       Teresa Hamilton

·       Sandra Robare

·       Cathy Hadley

February 29

·       PD presentation – Faculty Workshop

Data Analysis and Progress Monitoring (Mid-Year Predictive Acuity)

March

·       Focus TESTING Prep/Procedures/Plan/Accommodations REading writingmath

·       Minilesson: MTSSB Tier 1

·       Minilesson: Leveled Assessments

Leadership Team

·       Write in the names of leadership team members

March 1

·       Principals’ Meeting

·    Minilesson: Standardized Grading Practices

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

March 1

·    New Teacher Meetings

·    Science/Social Studies

·       Sarah Phillips - 5th Grade

·       Shelby Hughes – SLP

·       Jena Coil - BSP

March 23

TEAMTime

·       Concerns

·       Examples of Writing/Journals/Portfolios

April

·       Focus: Math

·       Standardized Grading Practices

Leadership Team

·       Write in the names of leadership team members

April 6

TEAMTime

·       Read Accessible MATH; Discussion and bring Student Math Journals; Best Practices - what worked discussion

April 11

·       PD presentation – Faculty Workshop

April 12

·       Principals’ Meeting

·    TBD

·    Minilesson: Leveled Assessments

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

April 20

TEAMTime

·       Continue Accessible MATH; Discussion and bring Student Math Journals; Best Practices - what worked discussion

·       How to incorporate Marilyn Burns material from bookroom to classroom

April 22

·       John SanGiovanni

ALL School Math Discussion, a.m.

April 25

Class Rollover Meetings

May

·       Minilesson: Leveled Assessments

Leadership Team

·       Write in the names of leadership team members

May 4

TEAMTime

·       Continue Accessible MATH; Discussion and bring Student Math Journals; Best Practices - what worked discussion

·       How to incorporate Marilyn Burns material in Bookroom

May 10

·       Principals’ Meeting

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

May 23

·       Building SIP (1/2 day) Staff 3-2-1 Reflection Activity

·       Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day)

Leadership Team

·       Write in the names of leadership team members

May 24

·       Teacher Planning and Preparation (full day)

Leadership Team

·       Write in the names of leadership team members

June

June 29 and 30

*Dates selected to avoid summer school

·       SIP Workshops

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

SEPTEMBER

 

 

TASK

COMPLETED

POINTS

Register and participate in the Green Apple Day of Service activity (September 25 or 26).   Green Apple is a global movement to put all children in schools where they have clean and healthy air to breathe, where energy and resources are conserved, and where they can be inspired to dream of a brighter future.  Learn more here or at mygreenapple.org.

 

Chandler View Ecology Club will work with Fontenelle Forest to collect prairie seeds at Camp Brewster for their prairie reseeding project on Friday, September 25, 2015.

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Elementary:  Assign a rotating Green Schools Initiative Manager student position in each classroom.  This student will be responsible for assisting the teacher with daily recycling, waste management, and energy tasks.

 

At least a dozen classrooms have students recycling positions that rotate through the students as one of their  classroom jobs.

4

Set printer and copier defaults to double-sided printing or encourage duplex printing if the default option is not available.  Your technology technician can assist with this!  Labels are available as well.

2

Send in-house documents electronically (agendas, announcements, etc.)

Daily bulletin sent via email.

2

Set up a meeting with Susan Colvin regarding your GSI plans for the 2015-2016 school year.

9/23/15

2

Planted a tree

Planted black oak from Nebraska Forestry Association

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Start to clear the vegetable garden and care for landscaping.

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Create a “how-to” recycling video for our building.

Have made 2 already!

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OCTOBER

 

 

TASK

COMPLETED

POINTS

Establish a student mentoring program where older students meet with younger students to learn about energy and recycling.

Reading buddies to read some Green books.

4

Hold a class outdoors and include an outdoor lesson.  Elementary ideas or Take Your Class Outside

At least 2 classes have held reading and writing class outside.

3

Find and replace incandescent light bulbs throughout the school with more efficient LED or CLF alternatives.

3

Ensure exterior doors close tightly.

3

Identify unwanted junk mail and remove the school from those mailing lists.

Ecology Club finished task on 10/29.

2

Post pictures of Green Schools Initiative projects from first quarter on school website.

2

Submit first quarter results to Susan Colvin.

1

Finish cleaning up garden, plant tulip bulbs and continue care of flower beds.

Ecology Club

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NOVEMBER

 

 

TASK

COMPLETED

POINTS

Meet with HBE/Custodian.  Put five or more green cleaning practices in place.   EPA Guidelines       Guide to Green Cleaning      Best Practices Information   

Mr John is going to meet with classes or we’ll do a CVTV movie

4

Close classroom doors and windows daily to keep heat in classrooms and offices.

Mr John wants to talk to students about this too.

2

Send home school newsletters to the “oldest/only” students in a family or send electronic newsletters.

2

Establish a reuse station in classrooms and office areas for paper that has only been used on one side.

Miss Brown will send out email to staff asking if some classrooms would like to establish this practice and perhaps find that some are already doing this.

1

Conduct a “wear green” day to raise awareness of becoming a Green School.

Mr Eversoll is in charge of this!

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DECEMBER

 

 

TASK

COMPLETED

POINTS

25% of students in school with sustainability lesson

 

Miss Brown will put out email asking 2 grade levels if they want to do this

 

Meet with Kitchen staff

Mr Eversoll and Mr. John

3

Post pictures on of GSI projects on CV GSI website

Miss Brown – some up already

2

Ensure windows/doors closed tightly and small appliances are unplugged before leaving for vacation

Mr Eversoll in daily bulletin

3

Submit 2nd Q to Susan Colvin

Miss Brown will submit

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JANUARY

 

 

Reduce one trash pull

We have 2 already

5 + 5???

Teach lesson on recycling, energy saving or waste management

 

Ecology Club

 

Check out Watt Detectors from MTC, class do 2 lessons

 

Miss Brown will put out an email to staff

 

No Paper Day

 

Miss Brown will ask if there is a willing grade level

 

Organize plastic grocery bag collection

 

Ecology Club

 

Include Green School tip in morning announcements, 3 per week

 

Ecology Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


FEBRUARY

 

 

TASK

COMPLETED

POINTS

Check out Recycling Trunk from MTC or any other recycling resource and have a class conduct at least 2 lessons

 

Miss Brown will send out email to staff asking for volunteers

 

Invite a guest speaker for recycling or energy savings

 

Ecology Club

 

Conduct an art lessons using recyclable items

 

Mr Eversoll to talk with Mrs Gurnicz

 

Arrange for recycling bins for parents during P/T confs

 

Ecology Club

We’ve done this a couple years now

 

Set up class building tours with HBE/Custodian to learn about heating/cooling of building

 

Mr. John will give tours, and we might make a CVTV video as well

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARCH

 

 

Celebrate a GSI bulletin board showcasing recycling, energy saving, or waste management

 

Mr. Eversoll – ask each class to send a picture

 

Celebrate Green School Week by completing one lesson or activity through the Green Education Foundation

 

Ecology Club

 

Post student created posters in bathrooms and classrooms to reduce water use.

 

Ecology Club

 

Organize School Pride Day where students pick up trash

 

6th grade goes across the street!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APRIL

 

 

TASK

COMPLETED

POINTS

Have at least 50% of school’s teaching staff incorporate an Earth Day activity.

 

Miss Brown has asked staff – many in agreement, so will send out email asking for teachers to participate with their class

 

Celebrate Arbor Day

 

We hope to win $$ in this contest to purchase a tree for our campus.  Ecology Club

 

Participate in an activity during Climate Education Week

 

Ecology Club

 

Submit second semester results to Susan Colvin

 

Miss Brown will submit