MPC Coffee Morning Transitions February 1st, 2013
Today’s Agenda Warm up quiz KGS Academy Other transition issues…
Warm up Quiz! Take a scrap piece of paper and independently answer the following questions: - no sharing/peeking/stealing/copying from your neighbours; - no talking - no asking for clarification
Warm up Quiz! Name two changes to the school facilities that took place over the winter break. What percentage has our enrolment changed since August? What is our total annual expenditure budget? What is our percentage enrolment split boy/girl?
Warm up Quiz! 6. How many interactive white boards (SMART) are there in the school? 7. How many parking spaces are there in the front lot? 8. What staff member has six grandchildren? 9. How many classrooms face north? 10. What is the most technologically challenging task in the school?
Warm up Quiz! Bonus question: What is the most frequently occurring first letter of staff first names?
Warm up Quiz! J Jen M. Jen L. John R. John M. Jeff James Joy Jackie Johanna Joanne Jim Juan
Warm up Quiz! The Monte Hall Dilemma
KGS Academy February 15th - Board visioning retreat to look at the next five years in the development of the school - A key issue is going to be the development of a full high school programme
KGS Academy Issues: - Whom do we service? - What/how do we teach? - What facilities and staff do we need? - Where will we locate it?
KGS Academy Early steps: 2012-2013 One student using the “Sides” programme Introduction of the “Skills Passport” Mapping the curriculum Challenge opportunities for GLD Strengthening our “work placement” Population 14
KGS Academy Skills Passport http://www.skills.edu.gov.on.ca/OSP2Web/EDU/Welcome.xhtml
KGS Academy 2013-2014 Expand offerings in Grade 9 Add Grade 10 Modify timetable Stream programme into credit/non- credit options Add space/increase capacity Target population: 20 - 25
KGS Academy 2014-2015 Add Grades 11 and 12 Create full facility Add academic guidance/placement support Target population 35 - 50
Moving Forward KGMS Website http://kgms.bdub.ca