ESU #17 AdvancED Update

  • School Stakeholder Survey
    • Part 1 - 44% return
    • Part 2 - 32% return
    • Results
    • Share results with constituent school districts following Jan 3 staff meeting
    • continue School Stakeholder Survey on an alternating year basis
  • Student Performance Data
  • Midyear Staff Meeting
    • Stakeholders invited to attend (School Leadership Team chairs)
    • Permission to invite 2 individuals per district; names needed
  • Department Reviews Proposal
    • 4-5pm (Jan 22-23?)
    • onsite or DL connection to Tech Center
    • Core Services (media, staff development, technology) on Day 1
    • Health Services and Special Education (possibly Administration/Business) on Day 2
    • continue Department Review process on an alternating year basis
  • Focus Interviews
    • March 2013
    • continue Focus Interviews annually
  • ESU #17 External Review - Apr 21-24
    • ProposedInterview Schedule:
      • Apr 22 2013 - Advisory Council at 4pm (Tech Center), followed by a break and dinner
      • Apr 23 2013 - School Visits (1 hour at each site)
        • Local educators, parents, ESU itinerant staff members
          • 9am Rock County
          • 9:30am MT Cody
          • 10:45am Keya Paha County
          • 1pm Ainsworth
          • 1:15pm Valentine

Local Events
  • Principal Meetings
    • Thu Dec 13, 10am - noon
    • Address Advisory Council topics, but will also include networking time to discuss and share school issues, questions, successful practices
    • Dr. Lenhard and Mr. Chessmore also invited to attend

  • NNNC Writing
    • Grade 4, 8, and 11 practice writing, scoring, data retreats at Northeast Community College
    • Four of five ESU #17 school districts participated
    • Fall 2013 Event is being planned

Perkins
  • Training
    • Thu Jan 24 - Design Teams 2 & 3 at Northeast Community College
    • Jan 30 - Design Team C (Counselors) Planning Meeting at Norfolk
    • Thu Jan 31 - Design Team C iPad Follow-up at Northeast Community College
    • Mon Feb 25 - Enhancement Training (Flipped Instruction) at Northeast Community College/ESU #17 for all current and previous Design Teams
    • Thu-Fri May 23-24 - Design Team C ASCA Standards Curriculum Development at Northeast Community College
    • Wed-Fri Jun 12-14 - 7 Habits of Highly Effective People at Northeast Community College

  • Advisory Committee
    • meeting Dec 6 in Norfolk to determine process
      • ESU #1, 8, 17 Perkins Grant Coordinators
      • Erika Volker, Partnerships for Innovation - facilitator
      • Bev Newton, NDE Perkins Grant Monitor
      • Rich Katt, NDE Director of Nebraska Career Education
    • goal: develop a plan to create a meaningfully-engaged stakeholder group

  • NENCAP
    • Agriculture Academy is hoping to recruit additional schools (currently 8)
    • May possibly provide additional information to school counselors in videocast format or visit with counselors during next MAP meeting (over lunch)

  • reVISION (NDE Initiative)
    • Outcomes of reVISION
      • Evaluate career guidance and exploration
      • Align with local/regional/state workforce and economic development priorities
      • Analyze and update current CTE programs of study and curricular offerings
    • Dates for reVision (ESUs #1, 8, 17)
      • Jan 25, Mar 27, and Apr 19- at NECC Norfolk and ESU #17 Tech Center (polycom)
      • Ainsworth and Valentine attending first informational session
      • Self-Assessment (Part 1) to be completed prior to Jan 25
NWEA
  • Web-based MAP - confirmation
  • Training requests on MAP components
    • accessing/using available reports and resources
    • analyzing student performance data
    • student goal setting

Regional/Statewide

  • Statewide Teacher/Principal Evaluation Pilot
    • Ainsworth and Valentine - provide status of project
    • Staff Developers statewide will be looking to support this project by identifying and sharing resources to support schools in identifying a "model of instruction" in order for schools to have and use a common vocabulary; i.e., Marzano, Danielson

  • Statewide Training 2012-2013: John Dudley Crisis Teams
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    • Level III Feb 5 ESU #16 North Platte
    • Level III Feb 6 ESU #7 Columbus
    • $100 per person registration fee

  • NDE/ESU Statewide Collaboration Session
    • Jan 16-17 2013
    • Initiatives:
      • Teacher/Principal Evaluation
      • Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) Grant
      • Assessment (C4L and NeSA-W)
      • Curriculum (Standards, Common Core, 21st Century Skills)