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  1. Leadership ConferenceAdministrator Updates PreK-12

  2. Leadership ConferenceAdministrator Updates Elementary Secondary Assessments Curriculum Revisions Dates/Deadlines Legislative Updates New Resources Professional Development Projects Other • Assessments • Curriculum Revisions • Dates/Deadlines • Legislative Updates • New Resources • Professional Development • Projects • Other

  3. Assessments • Advanced Academics • NNATII Testing • NNATI Testing • ESOL • Kindergarten English Language Proficiency Assessment • VGLA • Fine Arts • 6th grade visual arts • 6th grade music Assessments Continued

  4. Assessments • Health and Physical Education • eCART • Special Education • State Assessments • World Languages • Common Assessments • Jr. Pals Return to ES Listing

  5. Curriculum Revisions • Fine Arts Program of Studies • eCART • Health Grade 2 • Healthy Choices POS Revision • Language Arts Standards of Learning • New Language Arts Standards of Learning Curriculum Revisions Continued

  6. Curriculum Revisions • Mathematics Standards of Learning • New Math Standards of Learning • Physical Education Grade 3 • eCART • Science Standards of Learning • New Science Standards of Learning • Social Studies Standards of Learning • New Social Studies Standards of Learning Return to ES Listing

  7. Dates and Deadlines • Advanced Academics • Level IV Referrals • Special Education • IEPs • Student Safety and Wellness • SR&R • Courses Return to ES Listing

  8. Legislative Updates • Head Start • Credentials Return to ES Listing

  9. New Resources • Advanced Academics • Critical and Creative Thinking Lessons • eCART resources • Fine Arts • Art Model Lessons • Language Arts • eCART resources New Resources Continued

  10. New Resources • Library Information Services • eCART resources • New databases • Expanded professional digital books • New digital books • Mathematics • eCART resources • Science • Trade books • eCART resources • Pre-K KitNew Resources Continued

  11. New Resources • Social Studies • eCART resources • Books • Special Education • Restraint and Seclusion • Special Reading • Procedures Required for Implementation of Special Education Regulations in Virginia’s Public Schools Manual • Technology Integration • Technology Literacy Scaffold Return to ES Listing

  12. Professional Development • Administrator Training Opportunity • Kagan Cooperative Meetings • Advanced Academics • Institute for Teachers • Early Childhood • FECEP • Waterford • Half Day Kindergarten Professional Development Continued

  13. Professional Development • Family Life Education • Lead Teacher Training • Modified Curriculum for Special Education • Fine Arts • Art • Music • Language Arts • Staff Development for Kindergarten Teachers Professional Development Continued

  14. Professional Development • Mathematics • Virtual Asynchronous In-service • MRA • Compacted Math Grade 6 • Mathematics Lead Teachers • KMRA • Health and Physical Education • Teacher Collaboration Course Professional Development Continued

  15. Professional Development • Science • Content focus • New unit training focus • Social Studies • Content Integration • Special Education • Lead Teacher Meetings Return to ES Listing

  16. Projects • Best Practices • Elementary Progress Report • Global Awareness Technology • Goal Setting and Reflection • Responsive Instruction: An RTI Approach Return to ES Listing

  17. Other • eCART/Horizon • ESOL Model Classroom • FCPS 24/7 Learning • Non FCPS Sponsored Contests • School Counseling Services Return to ES Listing

  18. Advanced AcademicsAssessments • In Fall 2010 all 1st and 2nd grade students will take the NNATII (Naglieri Non Verbal Ability Test II). • NNATI can be administered to 3rd through 7th grade students as needed. Naglieri Testing Schedule Contact: Carol Horn Return to Assessments

  19. ESOL Assessments • New Kindergarten English Language Proficiency Assessment will be administered during the month of September. • Elementary ESOL teachers will receive New Kindergarten English Language Proficiency Assessment training at the September 1st All-County In-Service.  Contact: Veda Johnson Return to Assessments

  20. ESOL Assessments • VGLA Updates • ELP level 1, 2 and some ELP level 3 ESOL students in grades 3-8 continue to be eligible to participate in the Reading VGLA.  • ESOL lead teachers and department chairs will receive additional information during fall meetings. Contact: Karen Hensley and Darina Walsh Return to Assessments

  21. Fine Arts Assessments • Art - The 6th grade Visual Art Assessment will be implemented countywide in 2010-2011. All elementary art teachers will be trained in the delivery, scoring, and reporting of the assessment during the school year. Contact: Tamra Ferreira • Music - The 6th grade Music Assessment will be implemented countywide in 2010-2011. All elementary music teachers will be trained in the delivery, scoring, and reporting of the assessment during the school year. Contact: Keith Taylor Return to Assessments

  22. Health and Physical Education Assessments • Physical education test items for grades 3 and 6 are located in eCART. A common district catalog assessment will be piloted in elementary schools. • Health education test items for grades 3 and 6 located in eCART. A common district catalog assessment will be piloted in elementary schools. Contact: Kim Clancy Return to Assessments

  23. Special Education Assessments • VAAP will include a writing component for grades 5, 8, and 11. • VGLA-IEP teams must continue rigorous scrutiny of multiple choice and alternate format work samples to justify use of VGLA. Work samples must be retained with IEP in student file. • VMAST will be field tested in 2010-2011 and available for mathematics grades 3-8 and Algebra 1 in 2011-2012.  •  All assessments will incorporate 2008 Social Studies standards.      Information and Training Opportunities Contact: Mary Ann Panarelli Return to Assessments

  24. World Languages Assessments • Common Assessments in German, French, Spanish and Latin: Level 1 assessments were administered in June 2010. Level 2 assessments were field tested in June 2010 and revised. Levels 1 and 2 will be ready to administer in June 2011. • The Jr. PALS performance assessments will be administered to all immersion students in grades 3 and 6. Jr. PALS will not be administered in grades 2 and 4 this year. The FLES Jr. PALS field tests will continue in grades 3 and 6. Contact: Paula Patrick Return to Assessments

  25. Fine Arts Curriculum Revisions • Elementary Art Program of Studies is located in eCART. The new curriculum emphasizes planning art works before beginning production, making artworks about big ideas, and reflecting on artmaking as part of every lesson. • In 2010-2011 PLC training will continue to assist teachers in implementing the new curriculum and delivery model. • Contact: Tamra Ferreira Return to Curriculum Revisions

  26. Health Curriculum Revisions • Revised grade 2 Healthy Choices Program of Studies will be distributed to schools in August. • Schools will receive CDs for teacher(s) and librarian(s). Contact: Kim Clancy Return to Curriculum Revisions

  27. Language ArtsCurriculum Revisions • The new English Language Arts Standards of Learning were approved in 2010. • The new standards will be tested in 2013. • In the 2010-2011 school year, the older standards remain in effect. Contact: Pat Fege Return to Curriculum Revisions

  28. Mathematics Curriculum Revisions • The newly adopted 2009 Standards of Learning (SOL) will be incorporated into a revised FCPS Program of Studies (POS). • Addendums to the pacing guide outline and changes and additions to the FCPS Mathematics POS will be made available through out the year. SOL TimeLine Contact: Gloria Allen

  29. Mathematics Secondary Curriculum Revisions • SOL and Pacing Guide Timeline Contact: Gloria Allen Return to Curriculum Revisions

  30. Physical Education Curriculum Revisions • New grade 3 SBI documents and curriculum (pacing) guides are located in eCART. • Training on the curriculum guides will be included in the September 1, 2010 in-service. Contact: Kim Clancy Return to Curriculum Revisions

  31. Science Curriculum Revisions • The new Science Standards of Learning were approved in 2010. • New standards will be tested in 2013. • In the 2010-2011 school year, the older standards remain in effect. Contact: Myra Thayer Return to Curriculum Revisions

  32. Social StudiesCurriculum Revisions • The 2008 Standards of Learning and Curriculum Frameworks for social studies will be fully implemented and tested for the 2010-2011 school year. Teachers should replace curriculum documents with those located in eCART. • Grade 2 and Grade 3 teachers will continue to teach the FCPS sequence as noted in the POS located in eCART. Contact: Susie Orr Return to Curriculum Revisions

  33. Advanced Academics Dates and Deadlines • Referral deadline for Level IV placement screening is Friday, October 29, 2010. • Referrals pertain to students enrolled and attending in FCPS after January 2010. Contact: Carol Horn Return to Dates and Deadlines

  34. Special Education Dates and Deadlines • All teachers serving Special Education students have electronic access to IEPs via GET-IEP. All teachers serving Special Education students are required to review IEPs before the first day of school. • School administrators have access to reports in GET-IEP that show which IEPs have been viewed, when they were viewed and by whom. Contact: Dawn Schaefer Return to Dates and Deadlines

  35. Student Safety and Wellness Office Dates and Deadlines • The 2010 SR&R materials were delivered to all schools before July 30th. • The SR&R/SASI and the Attendance/SASI classes are sponsored by the Student Safety and Wellness Office during the year for School Administrators and SASI Operators. • Register for the courses in MyPLT by searching for SSAW. Contact: Clarence Jones Return to Dates and Deadlines

  36. Head StartLegislative Updates • Head Start Act requires specific credentials for teacher and instructional assistants. Staff Qualification Requirements Contact: Maura Burke Return to Legislative Updates

  37. Advanced Academics Resources • Level One K-6 Critical and Creative Thinking Lessons have been revised and written in the LEARN model with the following additions: ELL accommodations, assessment ideas, picture books, and SMART Board lessons. • Level IV Advanced Academic curriculum and resources will be available in eCART. Contact: Carol Horn Return to New Resources

  38. Fine Arts Resources • Model Art Lessons are located in eCART. These lessons are aligned with the new POS and instructional delivery model for art. Contact: Tamra Ferreira Return to New Resources

  39. Language Arts Resources • New Elementary English Language Arts resources are located in eCART. Contact: Pat Fege Return to New Resources

  40. Library Information Services Resources • eCART resources have been aligned to the Library SBI’s and correlated to Social Studies, Science and English Language Arts. • New Databases include: • Grzmick’s Animal Life • GREENR (environmental sciences) • Testing and Education Reference Center • Marshall Cavendish (Science and Social Studies) Return to New Resources

  41. Library Information Services Resources • Expanded Professional digital titles from ASCD and Linworth are available through the library catalog. • New digital book products for all schools include TumbleBooks Library and TumbleReadables. • Contact: Susan Thorniley Return to New Resources

  42. Mathematics Resources • New mathematic items and resources are located in eCART. Contact: Gloria Allen Return to New Resources

  43. Science Resources • Schools are encouraged to purchase science trade books that are approved for the 2010-2011 school year. • The K-12 list of trade books is posted in the Elementary Gateways/Science/Curriculum Resources/FCPS Documents. A copy is posted at each grade level. • New resources aligned to the POS are located in eCART. Contact: Jodi Hepner and Stephanie Roche Return to New Resources

  44. Science Resources • A PreK Science Kit has been developed for the FECEP/HS program. Teachers will receive training to support the implementation of the materials. Contact: Jodi Hepner and Susan Anselene Return to New Resources

  45. Social Studies Resources • New resources aligned to the revised POS are located in eCART. • Schools are encouraged to purchase newly adopted books for social studies. The priority for purchasing is as follows: • Grade 4 due to numerous changes to this content. • Primary (K-3) Big Books and trade books which support literacy and content integration with language arts. • Grade 5 selected trade books complement the current textbook. • Grade 6 textbook is aligned with new SOLs. Contact: Susie Orr Return to New Resources

  46. Special Education Resources • New FCPS Restraint and Seclusion Guidelines impact all school-district employees who manage students with challenging behaviors. • Guidelines are currently in the approval process and will be distributed during Fall 2010. • Training will be available for administrators. Contact: Flo Bosch Return to New Resources

  47. Special Education Resources • OSEI (High Incidence) K-12 offers specialized reading program training for special education teachers. Training includes overview of classroom resources for students with disabilities. Contact: Karen Durocher Return to New Resources

  48. Special Education Resources • Office of Special Education Procedural Support Services (OSEPS) has updated the Procedures Required for Implementation of Special Education Regulations in Virginia’s Public Schools Manual used by LSC, Eligibility, and IEP teams. • A new Special Education Operations Manual will be available by mid-to-late fall 2010. Contact: Hallie Marcotte Return to New Resources

  49. Technology Integration Resources • School Based Technology Specialists have access to a draft of the technology literacy scaffold of skills for grades K-6 and will begin working with grade level teams. Contact: Regina King and Tammi Sisk Return to New Resources

  50. Administrator Professional Development Opportunity • Administrators have an opportunity to attend the Kagan Cooperative Meetings 2-day workshop on Thursday, October 14 and Friday, October 15. This is the same workshop that was held in November, 2008. • Register in MyPLT, key word, “Kagan.” Contact: Judy Heard Return to Professional Development