School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

2020-2021

Hunt Valley ES

Region 4

David M. Fee, Principal

 

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By June 2021, 100% of grade level teams will collaboratively plan and explicitly teach Portrait of a Graduate skills through meaningful learning experiences and high quality instruction. Student growth in the Communicator and Collaborator attribute (1-3 skills), will be measured and reported by teams through a BOY and EOY assessment rubric.

Strategy 1: Build POG into school culture

Action(s)

  • Staff will participate in at least 2 professional learning opportunities focused on POG (Introduction to new POG teacher resources; using teacher scoring rubrics to assess student proficiency)
  • Model POG within staff meetings, CLT meetings, and professional learning opportunities (utilize when creating team norms)
  • Team leaders will notify specialists of specific grade level POG attribute; All specialists will use POG language to support student reflection on POG skills and growth
  • Use Positivity Project discussions to highlight and connect P2 attributes to POG skills
  • Each grade level team will complete at least 2 PBLs, which will include opportunities for students to use self-assessments related to grade level POG attributes
 

Strategy 2: POG through CLTs

Action(s)

  • Structure CLT agendas and norms to emphasize each POG skill 
  • Teams will identify specific skills within a POG attribute and intentionally plan POG instruction within instructional units and PBLs
  • Teachers will be trained on how to use teacher rubrics, and student self-assessments, to monitor student growth
  • Students will utilize POG self-assessments, for chosen grade-level skills, throughout the school year to measure proficiency

 

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By June 2021, 100% of students will receive 3 instructional experiences using the  AAP curriculum as measured through a teacher survey.

Strategy 1: Professional learning on AAP strategies

Action(s)

  • All classroom teachers will participate in training on a novel, grade level appropriate, AAP strategy provided by Advanced Academic Resource Teacher (examples include: Jacob’s Ladder, DBQ, M2 and M3, Jason Project)
  • AART will encourage teachers to attend AAP trainings provided by the FCPS AAP office
  • Increase the availability of AAP resources school-wide
  • Teachers will complete Google survey in January and June to document AAP strategies used

Strategy 2: Intentionally integrate AAP strategies during CLTs

Action(s)

  • Teachers will utilize AAP curriculum and resources embedded into FCPS planning and pacing guides; grade level teams will incorporate this work into curriculum maps
  • AART will participate in CLTs once a month to provide guidance, resources, and follow-up professional learning 
  • Vertical articulation during Leadership meetings to share ideas around the use of the AAP curriculum
  • Google form will be used to document AAP instructional opportunities utilized across classrooms