Missouri School Improvement Grant St. Louis Public Schools Special Administrative Board Meeting St. Louis Public School District May 9, 2013 Dr. Nicole Williams, Deputy Superintendent for Academic Services Office of Innovation Team Members: Mrs. Rosemary Martin, Associate Superintendent Turnaround Coordinators: Arnetta Fraction, Romney Edwards, Carmen Hill, Lance Jones
Agenda • Purpose of the Grant • Schools Impacted • Core Components • Framework for Sustainability • Next Steps
Missouri School Improvement Grant (MOSIG) The Missouri School Improvement Grant (MOSIG) is a three year initiative that engages the lowest 5% of performing schools by restructuring processes to support Closure, Restart, Turnaround, and Transformation models that ultimately improve student learning and academic success.
SIG Core Components *One-time funding for the initiative (SIG) **School continues funding (depending on identified priorities/needs) ***District continues with a different funding source
3-Step Sustainability Planning Process Building Capacity: Improving the Instructional Core, Attendance, and Discipline Identify Priorities Assess Academic Return on Investments Develop an Action Plan Conduct Needs Assessment Use Data to Assess Impact Link Key Strategies Identify Key Turnaround Strategies and Programs Identify Funding Gap Abandon High Cost/Low Impact Initiatives
Next Steps: Sustaining Improvement System-Wide • Provide High-Quality Leadership • Stabilize the Systems Supporting the Schools • Embed Professional Development • Strengthen Core Instruction and Interventions • Use Data to Align Assessments • Implement Collaborative Planning Time • Ensure Singular Instructional Focus (i.e., Literacy)