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Bellevue School District

Special Education
February 26-27th, 2015
Who Owns Special Education in Bellevue School District?

We dont learn from our experiences. We learn from processing our


experiences, both positive and negative ones.
Being is more powerful than feeling. Feeling is more powerful than
thinking, thinking more powerful than doing. Most powerful is Being
in action. @DeepakChopra
Others plan how to plan for months. Execution is Strategy. Tom
Peters

Expected Outcomes:
1. The team will practice their use of the CCAR protocol with an
emphasis on the first 2 Conditions.
2. The team will share their reflections and insights from last
month.
3. The team will create a one page data summary of academic
trends.
4. The team will review the walkthrough protocol for use in April
and determine next steps.
Thursday, 2/26/15
8:00 -8:30 District office, meet with Jean, set up
8:30-11:30 Facilitate professional learning session with special
education team
Check in:
1. With a partner review your responses from December (Getting
Centered, Checking Out and Quadrant Partner docs), what has
come up for you since our session in December?
2. Review: You are your calendar from last month
Share Infographic from Atlassian re: TIME
When you think about how you spend your time (from our work
together last month and this infographic, what comes to mind?
3. Read Slowing the Work Treadmill Harvard Gazette Blog:
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/08/slowing-the-worktreadmill/
4. Share The Skinny on Systems Change
What words or phrases stood out for you?
How does this align with your experience?
What additional question does this raise?
What might be the impact of this on the possible implementation
of the Strategic Road Map?
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11:30-12:00 Lunch
12:00-12:15 Break
12:15-3:00
5. What are the data trends for SWD in Bellevue School
District? The team will work to develop a one page data summary in
preparation for equity walks in April:
Share draft one pager
Provide feedback/input
Update/edit one pager
6.

Check out

Meet with Jean: review information from the Confidence Line last
month and progress to date
Friday, 2/27/15
8:00-8:30 Meet with Jean
8:30-11:30 Professional learning session with leadership team:
1. Check in
2. Brown vs. Board of Education 60 years later: Read 6 Shocking
Facts about Public School Segregation:
http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/05/17/shocking-facts-about-schoolsegregation?cmpid=organic-share-email

What is here that you expected, didnt expect?


What are your reactions?
How does segregation and lack of equitable access show up in
Bellevue 60 years later?
3.
Questions for this session (and our last session in April) that
will guide our work:
What conversation, if begun today, could ripple out in a way
that created additional possibilities for the vision of Brown in
Bellevue?
What seeds might we plant together that could make the most
difference to the future of racial equity for students with
disabilities?
If our success in living the vision for racial equity was
completely guaranteed, what bold steps might we choose?
How can we support each other in taking the next steps? What
unique contribution can we each make?
What challenges might come our way and how might we meet
them?

4. View video:
http://www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/235894231.html
What did you see or observe?
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415-346-4575
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What words or phrases stood out for you?


What questions does this raise in relation to your Strategic Road
Map?
What do we need to explore further?
11:30-12:00 Lunch
12:00-12:15 Break
12:15-3:00
5. Revisit the Strategic Road Map and its implementation
6. Review Equity Walk Protocol for use in April
What are your initial reactions to the protocol?
What changes might we need to make?
What are the next steps in preparation for the walkthrough?
7. Complete My Commitments to Action
8. Check out
3:00 Meet with Jean to debrief our session and outline next steps

Pacific Educational Group, Inc. 795 Folsom Street, First Floor, San Francisco, CA 94107
415-346-4575
www.pacificeducationalgroup.com

Pacific Educational Group, Inc. 795 Folsom Street, First Floor, San Francisco, CA 94107
415-346-4575
www.pacificeducationalgroup.com