Strategic Plan

SAFE AND COLLABORATIVE CULTURE/ENVIRONMENT

Administer Survey to gauge perceptions on the safety & orderliness of the schools.

  • Give survey before the end of the 2018 School Year

  • Analyze data to determine the best possible way to change perceptions on the safety & orderliness of the school.

  • Make a plan to change the identified misperceptions-changes below.

    • Make an anonymous reporting site for students to report problems and issues similar to the “Royalton Voice” we have at our Web Page

    • Communicate with parents more often and different means including text, phone, webpage, newsletters and backpack stuffers.   

    • Increase collaborative teams for decision making

    • Increase Community meetings for decision making

  • Resurvey twice during the school year directed at the identified areas measuring progress only on the area’s we have identified as needing added consideration

  • Improve the plan
     

Apply to become a PBIS K-12. Start in 2019-20

  • Apply to begin the process of becoming a PBIS certified, January 2019. Training begins Summer of 2019

  • The high/middle school staff and students will collaborate formulating expected behaviors in various settings agreed on by both. Once set these standards will be applied helping to change the culture from a punishment to a learning environment.

  • Cultural change will be measured by several surveys during the school year.  

  • Elementary Steps - for rehabilitating student to better behavior RTI.  Better data system.
     

Support preK-12 teachers with effective collaborative teaming processes.

  • The vision, purpose, and goals of each team must be clearly set.

  • Create a high/middle school leadership team process of

  • Create a preK-12 District Leadership Team

  • Restructure high/middle/elementary school collaborative teams to be parallel to each other in both schools. Work has started in the area of Curriculum.

  • A portion of high/middle/elementary school leadership teams will meet several times in 2018-19 to make decisions that are within the scope of the vision, purpose, and goals to be brought forward to the superintendent.

  • Curriculum Collaborative Teams will be meeting throughout 2018-19.
     

Safe Environment

  • Collaborate with other groups of staff members (cooks, transportation, para, secretaries, custodians, teachers, parents and students) on concerns and ideas for a safer environment. 2018-19 - District Leadership Team

  • Adverse Child Event - ACE’s Training October 8th, 2018  EL/MS/HS

  • HS/MS Critical incident simulation HS/MS. 2018-19

EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION

Develop a clear understanding of the preK-12 Marzano Instructional Framework and create a preK-12 Royalton Model of Instruction (Should See, Might See, Never See)
 

Provide training on effective use of iObservation.

  • Purchase The New Art and Science of Teaching by Robert J. Marzano for all teachers to use as a reference in practices, PD and coaching.

    • Tied to Curriculum Writing and Instructional Coaching Rounds
       

Teachers select element(s) to focus on as part of their professional growth plans.

  • We already use iObservation as part of our evaluation tool. Teachers will be given refreshers as part of the coaching rounds -2018-19

  • iObservation component parts are categorized into 3 basic areas for our teacher/support staff/admin discussion. Teachers will select instructional element(s) as goals from iObservation to improve upon
     

Provide opportunities for preK-12 instructional rounds.

  • Royalton Schools will use instructional coaches from Sourcewell to do monthly rounds to assist teachers to reach their goals in instruction. Instructional coaches information is strictly used for the teachers improvement and not shared with administration. This is an extension of the reading coaching process in the elementary and new for the High School. 2018-19
     

Begin working with Growth Mindset and High-Reliability Teaching for staff and students

  • As opportunities occur, provide teachers both financial and time appropriate support to take PD Growth Mindset training and participate in a High-Reliability Teacher program becoming. 2018-19
     

Develop Common Practice with Technology in all classrooms.

  • Provide training in the use of Technology for all classroom teachers and para’s. PD sharing - 2018-19

  • Provide Technology training for all support staff. 2018-19

    • Summer Workshop On Google Classroom

    • Continued through summer 2019

GUARANTEED AND VIABLE CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT 

Continue to enhance understanding of the MN Academic Standards by aligning preK-12 curriculum (vertically & horizontally) & prioritizing standards.
 

Develop learning goals, scales, assessments aligned to the standards. Beginning Unit planning work during staff Professional Development 2018-19.

 

Create a preK-12 curriculum document.

  • Provide curriculum specialists to assist K-12 with training and assistance this summer and throughout the school year with the initial writing of an aligned vertically & horizontally district curriculum document with prioritized standards.

  • Summer Writing

    • 1. June 5 all together

    • 2. June 6 Language Arts 3-12

    • 3. June 19 Math 3-12

    • 4. June 20 Language Arts 3-12 Day and the       SS - Social Studies K-12

    • 5. June 21 Science K-12

  • School Year Curriculum Writing

    • 1. Tuesday of workshop week HS/MS

    • 2. November 9th – all staff all day

    • 3. February 25th  - Morning – all staff

    • 4. March 15th – all staff all day

    • 5. May 3rd – all staff all day

 

Common Language in the District

See Effective Instruction

2018-19 STRATEGIC PRIORITIES
implementing
SAFE & COLLABORATIVE CULTURE/ENVIRONMENT

A-1.  Administer survey to gauge perceptions on the safety & orderliness of the schools. (Spring 2018) Identify and address areas of unsatisfactory performance. Resurvey two times during the year for progress

 

A-2.  Apply to become a PBIS K-12 District. Application January 2019.

 

A-3.  Create an Pre-K-12 leadership team made-up of participants in both schools leadership teams.

 

A-4.  Support preK-12 teachers with effective collaborative teaming processes.

 

A-5.  Develop systems for staff input.

 

A-6.  Ensure all stakeholders are represented on Districtwide Committees.

 

A-7.  Safe Environment

EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION

B-1.  Develop a clear understanding of the preK-12 Marzano Instructional Framework and create a preK-12 Royalton Model of Instruction (Should See, Might See, and Never See)

 

B-2.  Teachers select element(s) to focus on as part of their professional growth plans.

 

B-3.  Provide training on effective use of iObservation.

 

B-4.  Provide opportunities for preK-12 instructional rounds.

GUARANTEED & VIABLE CURRICULUM & ASSESSMENT

C-1. Continue to enhance understanding of the MN Academic Standards by aligning preK-12 curriculum (vertically & horizontally) & prioritizing standards.

 

C-2. Create a preK-12 curriculum document.

 

C-3. Common Language in the District

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