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Inspired Solutions for Positive and Effective Change
Transcript of Inspired Solutions for Positive and Effective Change
Capturing Kids Hearts
My home is getting too run down and now I don't even qualify for grants to fix it up. It's beyond repair. Now I am facing an emergency situation and I have no place to go.
17% of homes are in need of major repair.
46% are over 50 years old. (Digby Co.)
3 and 6 week District-created stop checks
Standards and skills-based questions
Core content areas
of high rigor that mirror the critical thinking of STAAR
Centralized data collection
PLCs to analyze successes and deltas
Administrator-led data analysis with teachers and department
We closely track
1 year of growth
Layers of Leadership
Hands-on, authentic learning
Breakfast in the classroom
Varied clubs and activities
Single gender leadership schools
Career Tech high School
Fine Arts schools
Environmental Science schools
Highly Gifted school
Early Childhood Education
Center for Law & Public Safety
Crosswinds High School
Dubiski Career High School
School of Environmental Science & Technology
Pre-K Tuition-Based Program
We're dealing with complex student problems, which need varied and sometimes complex approaches. Working together, eliminating silos, we are closing achievement gaps.
There is no one perfect solution to preventing intervention.
We will continue to look for solutions to reach ALL students.
Texas Trust Credit Union
City of Grand Prairie
Beyond the Bell
Parent Involvement Center
"Tutoring" is not the answer as an intervention strategy.
Prevention is the key!
Strong Pre-K program
Early Childhood Education Center
Parent education and involvement
SPANISH CONVERSATION CLASSES
ADULT ESL CLASSES
ADVOCATE FOR STUDENTS
Make use of real-world learning opportunities
Make the mission clear - invest in student success
Why it matters...
Increased revenue - more students in school
Decreased expenses - intervention
Create a system to involve all stakeholders
WHAT CAN YOU DO...
2013-2014 District Profile
72% Economically Disadvantaged
(37 are Title 1 campuses)
28% Mobility rate
2013-204 District Profile
6,213 students in Career & Technology Education
2,093 Gifted & Talented students
1,262 AP students
$12,299,642 in scholarships
Our Number 1 Focus: