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LEA Name: Austin ISD CDN: 227901019 Date: 9/9/2010

To be implemented 2011-2012 Reconstitution Plan (Supplement to the School Improvement Plan)
Campus Name: Eastside Memorial Green Tech Campus Number: 019 initial draft (due October 15, 2010) Actions Planned or Taken Final Version Approval (For use by REVIEWER only): Resources and Persons Responsible

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select approval status Timelines All indicated staffing changes will be made at the end of the 2010-2011 school year. The elective teacher accountability plan will be developed in January 2011 and implemented in June 2011. Progress Monitoring Dates: October, November 2010; January, March, June, and August 2011

Targeted Reconstitution Focus Areas Reconstitution Determinations 19 TAC §97.1051(7), §97.1064, and TEC §39.107 Staff Changes/Retention (principal and other In preparation for the next submission to the Texas Education Agency, the Administration, as part of AI Local (attached), may recommend any campus educators)

(1)A corrective action plan has been put in place for the campus Michael Houser, Chief Human Capital Officer, and principal. This plan will be monitored by the High School Office to Edmund Oropez, Associate Superintendent of High intervention (school redesign, consolidation, school closure / reopen, or school ensure the principal is accountable for all the data points Schools closure) for Eastside Memorial Green Tech High School after reviewing fall indicators addressed.(2) A similar plan will be developed for the Assistant for performance. The next Reconstitution Plan submission to the Texas Education Principal and Academy Director based on campus performance. Agency is January 28, 2011. Staff Reassignments for the 2011-2012 school year will (3) Instructional Coaches will be held to the criteria of be made in accordance with DFBB Regulation. Principal: The district is recommending the removal of the campus principal in the event the campus does demonstrated campus TAKS performance in the area they monitor as well as student growth based on TAKS. (4)The External not show academic progress for the 2010-2011 school year. Assistant Principal and Academy Director: The district may recommend the retention of the campus CIT, Dr. Deike, is currently working with the leadership team to Assistant Principal and Academy Director for the 2011-2012 school year. However, develop instructional leadership skills in order to turn the school in the event the campus does not continue to show significant academic progress around. (5)All core academic teachers will be ranked based on for the 2010-2011 school year, there will be a change with the Academy Director their TAKS or end-of- year district benchmark assessments -and Assistant Principal. Instructional Coaches: The two instructional coaches in percent of students who made growth-- retention will be made on Math, and ELA have been on the campus for one year. The science coach began in these rankings. (6) Teachers will be recruited based on their July, 2010. Currently, the selection process for Instructional Specialists is demonstrated academic success with students. (7) A plan is determined by AISD and does not differentiate for high-need campuses. Teachers being developed for elective teachers based on student success and other Professional Staff: The district will use non-subjective criteria to through academic, attendance and discipline data. determine which staff members will remain at Eastside Memorial Green Tech for
the 2011-2012 school year. The criteria will be based on the following: (1) TAKS passing rates of students in each of the content areas (2) Student growth as measured by TAKS (3) Student performance on the End-of the- Year Assessments and (4) PDAS. This criteria will be used in all content areas that are not at the Academically Acceptable level or higher. The campus was rated as "academically unacceptable" due to the 2010 TAKS math scores. Teachers are being expected to "add value" to their students' academic achievement by meeting the standard and/or making growth from the previous year.

2010-2011 2nd Yr AU Reconstitution Plan

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Campus Redesign that Provides a Rigorous and Relevant Academic Program

To be implemented 2011-2012 Reconstitution Plan (Supplement to the School Improvement Plan)
(1)The campus has implemented the New Tech model. This problem based learning model provides for a rigorous standard of instruction that helps students create projects based on real-world impact in groups, pairs or individually.(2) This model for academic standards will scaffold the instruction with the Cognitive Tutor. (3) All students are provided differentiated instruction based on prior performance and interest. (1) The campus will ensure that students are receiving short cycle Principal feedback. (2)Short cycle assessments are being created by the Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Coaches and teachers to assess student standards for performance. (4) The campus will increase the number of students commended on TAKS. (5)The campus created an RtI process for students who struggle academically and socially as part of the summer teacher professional development . (6)Students who need more intervention are scheduled into a small group intervention class for math and science. (7) Students are doubled blocked into a math enrichment class based on TAKS performance. (8) The campus has a collaborative period to develop common short cycle formative assessments in the areas of math and science. (9) A plan for immediate intervention to re-teach has been developed. (10) The campus will develop and track students based on individual profile data. (11) Embedded in the New Tech Model is the emphasis on dual credit classes. (12) An emphasis is also placed on increasing the number of students who score at the commended level on TAKS as well as the College Ready standard of 2400. (13)The campus will increase the number of students who are taking Dual Credit and Pre-AP and AP courses. (14) Programs such as AVID, or other College and Career Readiness initiatives will be offered in the middle schools.

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Began June 2010 with teachers extending their end of year by five days (ongoing)

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2010-2011 2nd Yr AU Reconstitution Plan

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Campus Redesign that Provides Personal Attention and Guidance

To be implemented 2011-2012 Reconstitution Plan (Supplement to the School Improvement Plan)
(1) Counselors have not used the District's Naviance program to a successful standard. Counselors will ensure by the spring of 2011, that all students are entered into the system and are on-track for college and career success. (2) The campus had not developed previously an RtI for student monitoring. (3) The campus had not fully implemented the system for monitoring students at risk of not passing TAKS. (4) The campus has partnered with TEA on a grant for drop out prevention that will expand to more students.
(1) Counselors have received training on the Naviance program, have Principal been provided additional time, and will begin implementation of the program with fidelity. (2) The campus hired an Intervention Specialist to provide academic feedback based on student data with a support network provided to students by administrators, instructional coaches, and teachers. (3) An RtI standard was developed for individual student intervention. Based on the RtI approach for students at risk and in need of intervention, students will receive appropriate support. (4) The campus will continually disaggregate student data to specifically address student academic issues and provide interventions during the school day. (5) The campus hired an additional instructional coaches for science to support student needs. (6)The campus modified the math and science projects to ensure academic rigor with frequent assessment of student learning. (7) Survey data, as well as other data will drive the campus communication to all stakeholders-parents, students, and staff. (8) The External and Internal CIT will conduct once a month formal academic and systemic observations along with the Associate Superintendent of High Schools and Director of High Schools. (9) In addition staff from the Office of High Schools will conduct bi weekly informal and one additional formal academic observation monthly. (10) The campus hired a Project Advance position.

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8/1/2011

Campus Redesign that Provides High Expectations for All Students

Principal (1) The campus had not consistently implemented a data monitoring tool to (1) The campus has begun implementation of a monitoring tool for students to document their mastery of TAKS objectives. (2) assess student success and mastery. The adopted student learning expectations will be used to inform planning to provide rigorous and relevant Project Based Learning. (3)The entire staff has received training in the New Tech High model to ensure fidelity to the project based learning that aligns with the StateTEKS and SE's.

8/23/2010 - 6/4/2011

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(1) A numeracy and literacy plan is being developed for the Edmund Oropez 8/1/2011 campus by the Office of Academics. (2)The campus reflected on the success and sustainability of the New Tech Network's cycles for project based learning and has modified the student standards to be taught in shorter cycles. This will allow for immediate feedback and opportunities to provide reteaching in order to ensure student understanding of concepts missed. (3)The district's math and science instructional specialists will make bi weekly visits to the campus to coordinate with the instructional coaches. (4)The following district personnel will provide additional monitoring and support for classroom engagement, operations, and systemic reform : Orlando Riddick, Director of High School, Wendy Campbell High School Administrative Supervisor and Dr. Rene Garganta, the Director of School Improvement Projects (5) The campus will implement the Cognitive Tutor in the area of (1) The campus re-structed their implementation of the New Tech Model. (1) The campus is submitting a 90 day action plan. Edmund Oropez, Associate Superintendent of High 8/1/2011 (2) The academic program must be embraced and owned by all (2)The campus has begun to address the issues of systemic Schools and Principal stakeholders. Evidence from surveys indicated a wide variety of responses. change with its management of innovations. It used professional (3) A communication and marketing plan that emphasizes academic merit is development this summer to train all teachers in the building on being developed. the New Tech Networks principles. (3)The campus has adopted a procedure for student intervention for social and emotional needs. (4) The campus has a grant funded program with TEA to reach out to the community to access jobs for students at-risk of dropping out of school. (5) The campus has begun an outreach to the community with email and phone calls. (1) The campus will continue to address professional development trends and needs based on student data and classroom observations.

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Campus Redesign that Addresses Curriculum (1) The campus did not have a numeracy plan. (2) The campus did not have and Instructional Changes a literacy plan (3)Students in the area of math and science did not meet mastery. The campus will ensure that instruction meets the TEKS and SE's for students performance. (4) The campus did not provide the feedback loop for the projects students were submitting with enough time for success.

Campus Redesign that Addresses Structural and Managerial Innovations

Campus Redesign that Addresses Sustained Professional Development

(1)The campus will continue to create innovative ways of bringing Edmund Oropez, Associate Superintendent of High 8/23/2010 - 6/4/2011 professional development standards to the building. The campus Schools and Principal for 2010-2011 trained all teachers on the New Tech Networks project based learning standards. (2) The campus brought teachers back to school one week prior to the District's start date, as well as, extended teachers five days at the end of their 2010 contract. (3)The campus will focus on effective use of the collaborative period which has been built both vertically and horizontally in the master schedule by core departments.

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Campus Redesign that Addresses Financial Commitment

To be implemented 2011-2012 Reconstitution Plan (Supplement to the School Improvement Plan)
The following financial support is needed: (1) the resources to fund the campus to support the growth and innovation of the school; (2) the continued commitment to provide new teacher mentoring and provide the capacity to develop teachers; (3) the sustainability of the technology hardware to support the New Tech Model; (4) the support a communication and marketing plan to share with the community; (5) the ability to pursue grants that will offset expenditures for the campus. (1)The District will continue to audit campus every year as well as Edmund Oropez, Associate Superintendent of High update the campus with budgetary and financial changes. (2) The Schools and Principal campus has hired one science instructional coach, an Invention Specialist and Project Advance . (3) The Office of High Schools is working with the Curriculum Office to assist in the development of teachers. (4) The campus has begun telephone calls and meetings with parents and community partners sharing the campus data and goals.

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Campus Redesign that Addresses Enhanced Parental and Community Involvement

(1) Currently, Eastside Green Tech will use several avenues for parent communication: The School Messenger program is used to communicate biweekly campus innovations and can be used daily to communicate with parents about student attendance. (2) In addition, the campus will use support staff to call parents daily providing a "live" voice to talk to and obtain information about attendance and inform parents about district policies and the state law. (3) The campus has the support of the Drop-Out Specialist, parenting classes, and procedures to call the homes of students who are tardy. (4)The campus will complete a home visits to inform parents about innovative programs that are occurring on the campus.

(1) Ensure that staff members are keeping a phone log documenting attendance calls. (2) Enforce a process whereby attendance and tardies are communicated to the Administrators and Drop-out Specialist. (3) Create opportunities to showcase elements of success at the campus to parents and community members.

Principal

Campus Redesign that Provides Personal Attention and Guidance

The district will attend to transitions along K-9. The guidance program will Students who show evidence of falling behind will be provided be instrumental in monitoring and guiding students as they move from each additional support to catch up. Transition planning will be a grade. coherent process to ensure students experience success from grade to grade prior to entering middle school and high school.

Dr. Paul Cruz, Chief of Schools

Campus Redesign that Addresses Curriculum To ensure a rigorous standard of instruction, academic standards throughout 1) Observation protocols will be developed and implemented for Associate Superintendents and Instructional Changes the vertical team will be closely monitored. elementary, middle, and high schools. 2) Systems checks and Diagnostic visits will occur once per semester at all schools. In addition, central office administrators will visit classrooms regularly

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To be implemented 2011-2012 Reconstitution Plan (Supplement to the School Improvement Plan)
Dr. Paul Cruz, Chief of Schools; Dr. Bergeron Harris, Associate Superintendent for Middle Schools

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Campus Redesign that Addresses Curriculum The district will support a robust vertical team alignment. Programs such as Vertical team meetings will occur monthly. There will be an and Instructional Changes AVID, or other College and Career Readiness initiatives will be offered in the emphasis on establishing alignment between College Readiness middle schools. Initiatives. select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area select additional targeted area

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