Tarboro High School School Improvement Plan ECPS CORE VALUE: COMMUNITY WE BELIEVE the school and community

should work collaboratively in supporting the learning community by fostering open and direct communication. We all share the responsibility for educating our students/citizens. Goal 1: Communicate effectively with all stakeholders.

The school will aim to streamline the school’s reporting system and procedures, including requiring forms and reports to be in electronic form when possible.
Strategic Initiative 1.1 Improve internal communication. Develop and maintain schoolwide Google master calendar. September 2013 - June 2014 Tarboro High School Staff Google Calendar Timeline Person Responsible Implementation Evidence

Implement new THS website. 1.2 Improve external communication. Conduct two School-wide Open House

October 2013 - June 2014

Tarboro High School Staff

Website

August 22, 2013 Second Semester Open House February 20, 2014

Tarboro High School Administration and Staff

Parental sign in logs, Connect Ed

Conduct Freshman Orientation to initiate relationships with freshman students and their parents.

August 19, 2013

Tarboro High School Administration and Staff

Parental sign in logs, Connect Ed

ECPS CORE VALUE: RELATIONSHIPS WE BELIEVE in strong, positive, caring relationships with all school stakeholders and community is the key to student success. Goal 2: To embrace positive relationships with all stakeholders.

Strategic Initiative 2.1 Enhance collaborative relationships with all stakeholders. Reimplement use of PBIS initiatives with students and staff.

Timeline

Person Responsible

Implementation Evidence

August 2013 - June 2014

PBIS Committee Tarboro High School Administration Tarboro High School Staff

PBIS Notebook Star Teacher Viking Buck Principal's Reception

Create community partnerships. ● Golden K ● Faith Based Organizations

Monthly

Tarboro High School ROTC

Participate monthly in Golden K Flag Raising Ceremony Sponsor Faith Based Breakfast to develop a partnership with area ministers

TBD

Tarboro High School Student Services, Administration and Staff

Develop and implement new teacher support system.

Monthly October 2013 - June 2014

Lead by Tarboro High School Administration with support from veteran teachers.

New teacher support meeting agendas and notes

ECPS CORE VALUE: SAFE SCHOOLS WE BELIEVE that students excel in a secure, nurturing environment. They must have a physically,emotionally and intellectually safe atmosphere which promote student success. Goal 3: ECPS will provide safe, orderly and caring environments that promote students success

Strategic Initiative 3.1 Assess and address safety and security needs. Implement duty schedule for student safety.

Timeline

Person Responsible

Implementation Evidence

August 2013 - June 2014

Tarboro High School Administration and Staff

Copies of morning, lunch and afternoon duty schedules Teachers will walk hallways during planning. Copies of master teaching schedule

3.2 Strengthen District Policies and Procedures. Create Tarboro High School list of nonnegotiables Implement Edgecombe County Public Schools non-negotiables in accordance with Tarboro High School nonnegotiables. October 2013 Tarboro High School Administration List of non-negotiables

October 2013 - June 2014

Tarboro High School Administration and Staff

Staff meeting agendas, PLC agendas/minutes

ECPS CORE VALUE: CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT WE BELIEVE that improvement is a process and not a destination. ECPS must have a strategic process to continuously evaluate each step of the learning process, operational efficiency and monitoring framework so that our District continues to improve in a thoughtful, planned way. Goal 4: Build and sustain a District culture based on high expectations and continuous improvement.

Strategic Initiative

Timeline

Person Responsibl e

Implementa tion Evidence

4.1 Develop system strategic processes for improvement. Conduct formal and informal walkthrough evaluations.

August 2013 - June 2014

Tarboro High Administrat ion

Create a peer observation plan to support sharing of best practices. October 2013 - June 2014 (During Teacher’s planning period) Tarboro High Administrat ion, Department Chairs, Instructiona l Staff, Edgecombe County Public County School New Teacher Support Staff

Completed surveys (Google Document) Conduct Professiona l Developme nt on the “look fors” and exemplars

Use, analyze, and monitor common formative assessments ● Data will be used to remediate, reteach, and enrich students

September 2013 - June 2014

4.2 Implement Home Base Instructional Data System August 2013 - June 2014

Tarboro High

Copy of Master Teacher Schedule Documenta tion to include: 1. Name of teacher observed 2. Name of teacher who is observing 3. Subject 4. Date and time 5. Reflection

School Administrat ion Tarboro High School Instruction Staff

Feedback PLC minutes

Edgecombe County Public Schools District Office Tarboro High School Administrat ion Tarboro High School Staff

Attendance Rosters Certificates Faculty meeting agendas and minutes

ECPS CORE VALUE: RIGOROUS CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION WE BELIEVE in providing all students with an opportunity to share their knowledge, solve problems and question their learning through collaborative environments. WE BELIEVE it is our responsibility to develop well educated critical thinkers that are focused on being college and career ready. WE BELIEVE in a challenging and diverse curriculum that encourages the creativity, innovation and risk taking necessary to succeed in a global community. Goal 5: Provide all students with rigorous curriculum and instruction in an academically rich environment that is committed to student success.

Strategic Initiative 5.1 Develop highly effective instructional leaders.

Timeline

Person Responsible

Implementation Evidence

Conduct formal and informal walk-through evaluations.

August 2013 - June 2014

Tarboro High Administration

Weekly walk through goals Teacher observation schedule Completed surveys (Google Document) Conduct Professional Development on the “look fors” and exemplar Tarboro High School Instructional Data notebooks

Implement and utilize the Tarboro High School Instructional Data Notebook System. ● Data will be used to remediate, reteach, and enrich students Develop and Implement a Focused Intervention Plan to support level 1’s and 2’s

October 2013 - June 2014

Tarboro High School Administration Tarboro High School Instructional Staff

October 2013 - June 2014

Tarboro High School Administration Tarboro High School Instructional Staff

Written Plan

Develop and support college-going culture.

August 2013 - June 2014

Tarboro High School Student Services Tarboro High School Student Services, Administration and Staff

Working with College Advisor Hosting College Fair for all students

September 2013 - June 2014

October 2013-April 2014

Tarboro High School Student Services, Administration and Staff

Visit college/ university/ North Carolina School of Math and Science campuses

October 2013

Tarboro High School Student Services, Administration and Staff Tarboro High School Student Services, Administration and Staff Tarboro High School Student Services, Administration and Coaching Staff Tarboro High School Student Services and

Attend CACRAO college fair

September 2013 - June 2014

Announce college acceptances

September 2013 - June 2014

NCAA Clearinghouse

TBD

Administration Tarboro High School Student Services, Administration, and ROTC Tarboro High School Student Services and Administration Tarboro High School Staff

FASFA Workshops

November 8, 2013 Inform students of military and career opportunities TBD

Host Military Day

Host Career Day

. Implement student clubs/activities.

September 2013 - June 2014

List of clubs and advisors Attendance rosters

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