You are on page 1of 27

The SWIFT Center

SCHOOLWIDE*INTEGRATED*FRAMEWORK*FOR* TRANSFORMATION*

SWIFT Mission
•  The*mission*of*the*SWIFT*Center*is*to*assist*districts*and* their*schools*to*engage*in*a*transformaBonal*process*in* concert*with*their*families*and*communiBes*to*achieve* equity*and*excellence*for*all*students.*** •  Excellence*as*determined*by*measurable*student*social*and* academic*gains;** •  Equity,as*defined*by*the*measurable*capacity*of*each* school*to*deliver*the*intensity*and*range*of*supports*to* meet*the*needs*of*each*student*and*extending*to*their* family*and*community;*and*where* •  All,is*defined*as*the*measurable*integrated*acBve* engagement*of*all*students*and*their*families*in*the* learning*process.***

SWIFT Recognizes
•  That*all*students*are*not*the*same*in*the*way* that*they*learn,*therefore* •  SWIFT*unifies*the*strengths*of*general*and* special*educators*by*supporBng*them*in* working*in*concert*with*one*another*teaching* grade*level*curriculum.**

From Silos to SWIFT

Effective Distributed Leadership Common Vision

SWIFT TEAMS

PROJECT*OFFICERS*&*PRINCIPAL* INVESTIGATORS*

ADVISORY* GROUP*

NATIONAL* LEADERSHIP* CONSORTIUM*

NATIONAL* TECHNICAL* ASSISTANCE* FACULTY*

SWIFT Advisory Group Members
•  Bruder,*Mary*Beth,*University*of*ConnecBcut*

•  Buswell,,Barbara,,PEAK,Parent,Center,,Colorado,
•  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  DeLaVega,*Maria,*Superintendent,*Ravenswood*Schools,*CA* Eber,*Lucille,*Director,*Illinois*PBIS*Network* Goldberg,*Paula,*PACER*Center*of*Minnesota* McLeskey,*James,*University*of*Florida* Moutry,*Alisia,*Milwaukee*Teacher*EducaBon*Center* Nesbit,*Jan,*University*of*New*Hampshire* Nyankori,*Richard,*Insight*EducaBon*Group* Rivera*Putz,*Lourdes,*Director,*United*We*Stand*of*New*York* White,*Glen*W.,*University*of*Kansas*

National Technical Assistance Faculty TA Providers
•  With*direcBon*from*the*NaBonal*Leadership*ConsorBum,*the* SWIFT*Center*will*rely*on*a*naBonal*“faculty”*of*TA*consultants* who*are*experienced*with*inclusive*MTSS*school*reform.** •  These*TAs*will*provide*onZsite,*“hands*on”*experBse*in* instanBaBng*SWIFT*criBcal*features*applied*to*teachers,* coaches,*administrators,*school*staff,*and*families*during*two* day*site*visits,*four*Bmes*per*year*beginning*year*two.* •  Using*a*mulBZBered*approach*these*TAs*will*be*trained*to*a*high* level*of*fidelityZusing*the*SWIFT*Field*Guide*(a*Center*product* for*disseminaBon*during*year*1).**

white church elementary school
INITIAL*CONCEPTUALIZATION*

Math,and,Reading,Performance,at,WC,
(5th,grade,reading,&,4th,grade,math),
100%, 90%, 80%, 70%, 60%, 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, 10%, 0%, Above,proficiency,in,math, Above,proficiency,in,reading, UnsaMsfactory,in,math, UnsaMsfactory,in,reading,

2000, 29.40%, 41.60%, 32.40%, 27.10%,

2001, 66%, 53.70%, 14.90%, 22%,

2002, 47.80%, 64.70%, 20.50%, 12.50%,

2003, 66.70%, 67.40%, 9.50%, 8.70%,

2004, 90%, 87.50%, 0%, 3.10%,

2005, 100%, 87.50%, 0%, 2.40%,

2006, 68.70%, 71.80%, 18.70%, 18.70%,

2007, 80.60%, 50.10%, 8.30%, 25%,

2008, 83.70%, 87.80%, 2.70%, 4.90%,

Above*proficiency*in*math*

Above*proficiency*in*reading*

UnsaBsfactory*in*math*

UnsaBsfactory*in*reading*

Photo*source:*Prweb.com*

district wide implementation
MODEL*PILOT*AND*EXPANSION*

District,API,compared,to,students,with,IEPs,,
800* 700* 600* 500* 400* 300* 200* 100* 0* *2008Z09* *2009Z10* 2010Z11* 499* 458* 666* 688* 715*

544*

School,Year, District*API* Students*w/*IEPs*

second district replication
ADDITIONAL*DATA*TO*SUPPORT*WORK*

Achievement,gap,between,students,with,IEPs,and,their,peers,
3,enculturated,SAM,schools,
49.71* DCYCAS,Scaled,Score,for,Students,with,IEPs, 30* 45* 42* 39* 36* 33* 30* 27* SY*09Z10* SY*10Z11* School,Year, SY*11Z12* 28.84* 28.5* 28.39* 28* 29.94* 29.5* 30.5* 48* DCYCAS,Scaled,Score,for,Students,without,IEPs, 49.48* 49.04*

CAS,Reading,

29*

SAM*Students*without*IEPs* SAM*Students*with*IEPs*

27.5*

CAS*Reading*Achievement*Gap*
SY*09Z10* SAM* 21.09* SY*10Z11* 20.2* SY*11Z12* 19.77*

Achievement,gap,between,students,with,IEPs,and,their,peers,
3,enculturated,SAM,schools,
54* 50.93* 51* DCYCAS,Scaled,Score,for,Students,without,IEPs, 48* 45* 42* 34* 39* 36* 33* 30* SY*09Z10* SY*10Z11* School,Year, SY*11Z12* 33* 32* 31.43* 31* 30* 48.92* 38.18* 52.97* 39* 38* 37* 36* 35.98* 35* DCYCAS,Scaled,Score,for,Students,with,IEPs,

CAS,Math,

SAM*Students*without*IEPs* SAM*Students*with*IEPs*

CAS*Math*Achievement*Gap*
SY*09Z10* SAM* 17.49* SY*10Z11* 14.95* SY*11Z12* 14.79*

For Additional Information Contact
Robin*Gingerich* Project*Coordinator* NaBonal*Center*on*SchoolZWide*Integrated*Framework*for* TransformaBon:**The*SWIFT*Center* Beach*Center*on*Disability** Robingin@ku.edu* * University*of*Kansas* Haworth*Hall* 1200*Sunnyside*Avenue,*Suite*3136* Lawrence,*KS**66045* 785Z864Z0594*(voice)* 785Z864Z7605*(fax)*