Ronica Watford, NCSU NELA Cohort III Administrative Intern Entry Plan Goal One: Within two months

I will establish and cultivate a positive, constructive relationship anchored in trust and respect with the members of the Bearfield Primary School community by making a minimum of six teacher contacts per week. This will minimize the disruption caused be a change in administrative leadership. Objective A: Develop strong, positive, and constructive relationships with Bearfield Primary School staff members. Action(s) for Accomplishing Objectives
Send introductory letter to all staff.

Timeline
August 19

Completed
Completed

Impact
The staff will be able to identify me as a person and understand my personal vision for BPS. The BPS students and families will be able to identify me as a person and understand my personal vision for BPS. Teachers will develop a personal relationship with the intern, which in turn will create an atmosphere of trust and respect. Administrative intern will have a clear, concise plan on how to ensure that her signature is left at BPS. Administrative team will be able to provide constructive feedback and coaching when

Send introductory letter to all students and parents/guardians and post to the school website. Host one-on-one “Meet and Greet” with all staff members.

Sept. 5

Completed

By the end of September

Ongoing

Create an administrative intern entry plan.

Sept.16

Completed

Conduct regular learning walks of classrooms weekly, review learning walk data with Principal and Assistant Principal

Ongoing

Ongoing

Ronica Watford, NCSU NELA Cohort III Administrative Intern Entry Plan
needed which will support both teacher growth and student learning. Teachers will feel supported and appreciated for their hard work; staff morale will be boosted. Teachers will feel appreciative for being personally recognized and this will establish the sense of BPS as a family.

Establish a monthly newsletter for celebrations and recognition for teachers and staff members.

By the end of September

Ongoing

Recognize staff birthdays (announcements)

Ongoing

Already started for this school year.

Objective B: Develop strong, positive, and constructive relationships with Hertford County Public Schools Central Office Personnel.
Attend Principal Meetings and Principal PLC’s Monthly
Attended one this school year.

Hold regular meetings/ conversations with HCPS Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent to receive feedback and support in alignment with the district three focuses and Bearfield Primary School.

Ongoing

Ongoing

Attend monthly Board of Education meetings regularly.

Monthly

Ongoing

This will serve as an avenue for me as an intern to network, stay in the administrative loop, and continue the learning process. BPS will be in alignment with the district focuses and in return administrator support, teacher support, and student learning will all be enhanced. Intern will stay abreast to district polices/policy changes. Have an opportunity to meet and network with district leaders.

Objective C: Develop strong, positive, and constructive relationships with Bearfield Primary School families,

Ronica Watford, NCSU NELA Cohort III Administrative Intern Entry Plan community stakeholders, and business partners.
Send and post to BPS website introductory letter to families. Sept. 5 Completed All parties will feel comfortable with my role and communicate and work with me throughout the year. A friendly, welcoming environment will be established and parents will feel good about visiting our campus. This is a forum in which staff and families can determine necessary support needed for moving forward and improving student learning. The gap between community and schools will be closed and a strong community presence will be established within BPS. Parents will be updated with information and upcoming events therefore even the parents who can’t get out to campus can stay connected with the school. A strong community presence will be established within BPS with openness to communication, new ideas,

Greet parents in the mornings and afternoons as they enter campus.

Ongoing

Ongoing

Attend Parent Team Meetings.

Monthly

Ongoing

Attend Community Forums.

Ongoing

Ongoing

Meet with BPS webmaster to update website to include a “BPS Bear Tracks from Ms. Watford” link to further the home-school connection.

Sept. 13

Completed

Schedule meetings with faith-based and business partners to develop new plans and programs for the 2013-2014 school year.

Sept. 12

Ongoing

Ronica Watford, NCSU NELA Cohort III Administrative Intern Entry Plan
and reflection. A plan to expand current community partnerships will be developed.

Goal Two: Within three months I will work with the Bearfield Primary School administrative team and staff to meet monthly to collaboratively develop and implement a strategic plan of action for continuous school improvement. This plan will identify BPS strengths and weaknesses and incorporate relevant research, school data, and feedback from staff, parents, students, and community stakeholders to promote student growth. Objective A: Identify Bearfield Primary School strengths and targeted opportunities for growth in the areas of curriculum and instruction and define systems and practices for sustainable and continuous improvement.
Review historical performance data for the past 3 years, identifying trends for proficiency and growth for the total school and subgroups. Aug.-Sept. Ongoing The state of the school will be reviewed, questions such as: where have we been and where are we going will be answered. Reflective practice will be promoted and administrator will encourage teachers to engage in inquiry, action, and reflection. Focus will be on curriculum& instruction. Administrative team will be able to provide constructive feedback and coaching when needed which will support both teacher growth and student learning. Enhance dialogue about teaching and learning.

Conduct regular learning walks, targeting specific areas regarding curriculum and instruction (student engagement, teacher planning, grade level alignment, fidelity to instructional program, use of Common Core Curriculum and Essential Standards, and integration of technology). Hold regular Administrative team meetings to discuss results of classroom observations and learning walks.

Ongoing

Ongoing

Ongoing

Ongoing

Empower teachers to hold weekly data meetings to discuss preliminary data and alignment of best instructional practices.

Aug.-Ongoing Ongoing

Ronica Watford, NCSU NELA Cohort III Administrative Intern Entry Plan Objective B: Work in relation with Hertford County Middle School Assistant Principal to develop a robotics program.
Meet with Robotics director to discuss the goals of the robotics program. Sept.15 Completed Students will be introduced to hands-on delivery of science, engineering, math, and technology. Students and staff will be trained properly and the BPS team will be able to compete in competitions.

Meet with Bearfield Primary School Robotics staff team and discuss training for staff and students.

By the beginning of October.