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  1. TUSCALOOSA COUNTY SCHOOLS Instructional Plan 2011/2012

  2. VISION TUSCALOOSA COUNTY SCHOOLS Where Students Learn, Grow, and Achieve

  3. MISSION The Tuscaloosa County Board of Education is committed to meeting the educational needs of all students in a safe learning environment.

  4. TCSS Instructional Model

  5. Needs Assessment • AYP Data • Benchmark Assessments • Federal Programs Evaluation • Teacher/Administrator PD Surveys • Continuous Improvement Plan Reviews • Evaluations of Community-Based Partnerships • Response to Instruction PST Reports • School Instructional Observations

  6. Achievement Goals • Accelerate reading and math achievement in subgroup populations to close the achievement gap • Increase individual achievement for the special education subgroup • Increase the percent of students passing the AHSGE • Increase the graduation rate

  7. Strategy 1 Strengthen core instruction for all students Action Steps • Implement A+ College Ready Program • Continue On-site Strategic Teaching Training • Provide Content Literacy Training • Conduct School Instructional Reviews • Continue On-site math instructional support • Provide Differentiated Instruction for all students

  8. Conduct New Teachers’ Professional Development throughout the year • Provide ARI New Hire Training • Engage administrators in research-based leadership training

  9. Strategy 2 Provide equal access to core instruction for special education students Action Steps • Provide training in Individual Education Plan Development • Drill down in data to identify specific skill deficiencies • Align deficits to specific IEP goals • Examine inclusion practices

  10. Strategy 3 Continue to provide strategic and intensive intervention for at-risk students Action Steps • Implement 2011/2012 RTI Plan • Provide training for School Problem Solving Team Chairpersons • Streamline Homebound Process • Reorganize Nursing Services • Implement IMPACT

  11. Increase OdysseyWare licenses for secondary schools • Add ACCESS for Credit Recovery • Implement Corrective Action Plans for schools in School Improvement Year 3 or above • Continue Community Based Partnerships to provide additional resources and intervention (such as Success by Six, Project BETHEL, Tuscaloosa’s One Place, University of Alabama, Shelton State, Bevill State, West Alabama Literacy Council, College Board)

  12. Monitoring of Plan • Continuous Improvement Plan Reviews • Weekly school visits • Instructional Observations and Assessments • Vertical Teaming • Monthly Board Reports • Data Reviews • Weekly CISD Meetings • Monthly meetings with Homebound Teachers

  13. Tuscaloosa County Schools Strategic Planning Model A School System…Not a System of Schools Action Plan Action Plan Action Plan Action Plan

  14. “Leaving no child behind is a noble sentiment, but ensuring that every child is empowered to get ahead is an even nobler goal.” • Phillip Schlechty