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VVMSInstructionalTeamMeetings

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TheInstructionTeamsupportsallstudentslearningathigh(er)levelsoflearningbyenhancingcurriculumandinstruction.


20162017
MeetingTime:(2:453:30pm)
MeetingLocation:MediaCenter
MeetingDates:
September27,2016
October25,2016
November29,2016
January31,2017
February28,2017
March28,2017
April25,2017
May30,201

May
1. StaffAcademiesplanningfor20172018

DIGITALCUTPASTE
2. InterventionWorkGroupFollowUp
WORKGROUPTASKS:Providerecommendations/feedbacktoILT/LST
forconsiderationforimprovingsecondaryintervention.

Researchsecondaryintervention

Craftadefinitionofsecondaryintervention

Design:TheEnvisionedFutureofSecondaryIntervention
Discusswithcolleagues:Due:June8,2017(Fall,2017)
Howdowegettotheimaginedfutureofintervention?

3. MayAcademyReflections

April
1. GradingPlanningforMayAcademy
a. form
2. #271Learns SummerPD
3. PlannerdiscussionupdatefromManagement
4. DIT(DistrictInstructionalTeam):WhowantsinonDITnextyear?Themore
themerrier:)OurgoalistohavetwoteacherrepseventhoughKristen
hasdoneanamazingjobsolothisyear!TheDITmeetingsfor2017/18have
beenscheduled,pleaseseebelow.Anyquestions,letmeknow.
a. ILT:8thgraderep,nonmath,rdg/LA,(lynn?),

Date Time Room

October11,2017 3:154:15pmSecondary 601


4:205:20pmElementary

November8,2017 3:154:15pmSecondary 601


4:205:20pmElementary

December13,2017 3:154:15pmSecondary 601


4:205:20pmElementary

January10,2018 3:154:15pmSecondary 601


4:205:20pmElementary

February14,2018 3:154:15pmSecondary 601


4:205:20pmElementary

March14,2018 3:154:15pmSecondary 601


4:205:20pmElementary

April11,2018 3:154:15pmSecondary 601


4:205:20pmElementary

May9,2018 3:154:15pmSecondary 601


4:205:20pmElementary

March

GradingPlanningforApril&MayAcademies
Plannerdiscussion:
PlannersFeedbackfromAVIDstudents
PlannersFeedbackfromNonAVIDStudents(ReadingIntervention)
AskChristinatoconnectwithMediadirectorsaboutuseofHubasplanner
Elementaryuseofplannersgrades35useplannersdaily
Doesitlookdifferentpergradelevel
HOwtobesttransitionfromelemtomiddle
Howtobesttransitionfrommiddletohighschool
Choice
Paperoptionhowtomonitor
Electronicoptionhowtomonitor
Weeklypapercalendartoputinbinder
***addtomanagement

ConversationfromDITaboutmeetingstudentneeds

BPSSummerInstituteDistributeatbuildings

SummerSkillsReviewBooks:$20each,ordersduetoMathteachers(whoreturntoKristenP)
byMay15;introducedatatableatconferences,samplesavailable;incentiveatthebeginningof
schoolforthosewhofinish?:

February
SnapandRead

AbsenceguidelinesfromPDSteeringCommittee
creativesolutionsPDtime(latestart,earlyrelease)
subpayisitcompetitive
teacherrecruitment

ConversationfromDITaboutmeetingstudentneeds
BPSSummerInstituteDistributeatbuildings

GradingPlanningforApril&MayAcademies

Revisit
Summative&RetakePolicy/Practices@VVMS
GradingProceduresCurrent
GradingConversationfrom2014
April&Maystaffacademy
Interdisciplinaryproofofpractice,retakes
Teamdiscussion
Convertintogoogledoc
withatableforeachteam
studentorganization/howtomodel/teachourstudentsexpectationsandthen
implementation
BestPrep:speakersavailableforfree,financialliteracycourse,stockmarketgame
OnlinePDOMSispilotingsomeonline,optional,paidPDcompletedthroughMoodlecourses
thesearecurrentlytechrelatedPDbuttheyarelookingtoexpandisthissomethingVVM
wouldbeinterestedin?
AcademySchedulefor20172018(MovetoMarchagenda)

January
January30PDschedule
Balancewithworktime,equitytime,PLCtime
WouldhavelikedsomeValleyViewtime(Buildingbasedtime)
Flextimewasshort
MentalHealthgratefultohaveoptionforrelicensurelikedthevideo
KeeprelicensureoptionsduringPDdays
OutsidetheBoxPDtime
Lunchandlearns:2xtocountfor1hourofPD,notwellattendedinpast
Optionalafterschoolthings?
PLCpdoption
Optionforduringprepinadvance
Dr.Khalifa
notmuchdifferentthanwithKeithBrooks
Wouldhavelikedtohavemoretimetodiscuss,didntfeellikespaceorformat
Breakoutsfacilitated
Youhavethedata,sowhatisworking?
Dowehavedatathatbacksanythingupaboutwhatweare
doingatourbuilding?
Datadays?
Accesstodata?
AvidInstituteJuly2017
7thgraderep
signup
coursedescriptions
ILovetoReadMonthFebruary
AcademyFebruaryGenderIdentity
AcademySchedulefor20172018

Couldweuseoneacademyatrimestertoreviewdata(discipline,academic,equity)
Focusonwhatisworking
EL
SpEd
Revisittopics
Chooseyourownadventure(relicensureoptions)
Testing
Relicensure
PBIS
VariedStudents/GradStandards
Reading
MentalHealth
Technology
NewTeachermeetingtime

Revisit
Summative&RetakePolicy/Practices@VVMS
GradingProceduresCurrent
GradingConversationfrom2014
Rollout
Springof2017
Morereflectiveofwhereweareat
April&Maystaffacademy
Interdisciplinaryproofofpractice,retakes
Teamdiscussion
Convertintogoogledocwithatableforeachteam
studentorganization/howtomodel/teachourstudentsexpectationsandthen
implementation
Workshopweek/Fallof2017?
Lateifwewantittobeimplemented

Plannersfornextyearlastyearorderedwithkennedysowehavemoreflexibilitywithwhattheycan
looklikefornextyear
A/Bschedule
Schedulewithtimes
Useofplanners?Teacherownership
Wearenotdesignatingtimeeachdaytoallowstudentstouseatool
Opener/Closer
SummerskillsbooksencouragestudentstopurchaseApril

November
1. VVMSStaffAcademySchedule-changeforMarch7MCATestingoverview
a. ConcernregardingMAPmathtestingforinclassinsteadofschoolwide-Seetheproofinclassroom
outweighstimeofday-for3-4days(preferTues-Friday)CanChristinaandadminrepcometomath
PLC.

MAPMath(April17May31) FullSchool6th/7thGrade7:5510:43May11w/period1
students&8thGrade9:3011:30May11w/period3

students
b.
2. TestingSchedule-everyonesfavoritetimeoftheyear
3. Revisit
Summative&RetakePolicy/Practices@VVMS
a. exploratoryexample
b. Grading
Ideaskeepcurrentpractice,refinecommunication
Communicationhowmightwecommunicatewithfamiliesandstudentsupfrontto
createaneffectivemethodforsharinginfo.
3.DistrictInstructionalLeadershipMeetingSummary(11.2.16)
SecondaryDIT
1. GroupIdentity
a. Action:Continueddiscussion/definingatfuturemeetings
2. Oct.19thPDday-Feedback
a. Action:FeedbackfromDITwillbesharedatDistrictSupervisoryMeeting
3. Jan.30thPDday-Needs/wantsfromInstruction
a. Action:AdvocateforHScross-districttimeatPDSteeringCommittee
b. EarlyRelease/LateStart
4. DITWorkGroups-Concerns/Update
a. Action:InstructionalRepswillbepaid$32.42perhour
b. Action:CourseWaiverGroup(HS)&CommonSummativeAssessmentGroupstartinginNovember
i. Feedback:timeconstraintsincreatingcommonassessments;commoncurriculumworkneedsto
happenfirst-doesthisgroupworkwiththecurriculumgroup?Usabledataforreteaching;
whencommonsummativesarewritten,equalrepresentationbygrade,building,subject,etc.are
key
5. Creatingbettersupportsforstrugglingstudents
a. Action:Continueddiscussionatlatermeeting
b. Transitionyears

October
Date:Tuesday,October25,2016
InstructionTeamMembers
Agenda:
October19PDreflections
Conferences&gradingdaynoworktime
Wentwellfeedbackthatsessionswentwell
CleardirectiononwhatwearemovingtowardsforNTLhardtofindhappymediumof
presentingideaswithoutsayingdothisFlexcohortisaniceoptionforthoseinterested.
Sometimesbreezingtoohightohavetakeaways
IfPDrequiredwelikeinhouseteacherspresenting,likechoice
Ifworktimeisallowed,preference.
MorningisPD,afternoonisapplicationofnewlearning
DITupdates

WorkshopWeekUnconferenceVVMSNote

Opportunitytobeapartof CommonAssessmentWorkGroup (Pleasesharewithyourteam)


ABCsofGradingOlsonVersion
ABCsofGradingVVMVeryroughdraftversion
Isthereanopportunitytogobacktocomments
Canwechangevocabularytomeets,partially,doesnotmeet
RetakePolicy/Practices@VVMS
Wheredowecurrentlystand?
Wheredowewanttogowiththis?
Isitconsistencyamongstgradelevels,teamsordept?
Howmightweproceed?
JFKExamples
SciencePLCinsights
Ideaskeepcurrentpractice,refinecommunication
Communicationhowmightwecommunicatewithfamiliesandstudentsupfrontto
createaneffectivemethodforsharinginfo.

September
Date:Tuesday,September27,2016

InstructionTeamMembers

KristenPower
LenSpiegelberg
ChristinaLindstrom
StaciNelson
DonevaBatty
BetsyHawes
ClaytonEllis
AshleyModrow

IncomingCommunication:ReportfromInstructionLeadregardingDistrictInstructionTeammeeting
andreportfromInstructionLeadregardingBLTmeeting:

FROMDistrictInstructionMtg: DistrictILTMeetingisWednesday,October5@3:154:15
InstructionLeadgivesupdate (ESC)
(KP)
*AnyoneelseinterestedinbeingaDITrepforVVMS?

FROMMSAdmin&District: Oct19Planning

FROMVVMSILT: AVID:supportteachersusingcornellnotesschoolwide.
ReachedouttoteamleadersPlanoptionalPDsession
afterschoolforpeopletoearnceus.Somedisciplinesare