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PSP Network Meeting - April 21, 20154/21/20151Some Layouts have both Animated & Static. Delete pages you dont need and keep others. Click on items to and move them around if you want. Pretty much everything is customizable.Welcome (10 minutes)Federal Focus School Update (20 minutes)Upcoming Sessions (30 Minutes)Break (15 minutes)Accountability Update (75 minutes)Needs and Comments (20 minutes)Closure (10 minutes)
Todays AgendaSome Layouts have both Animated & Static. Delete pages you dont need and keep others. Click on items to and move them around if you want. Pretty much everything is customizable.Sr. Education SpecialistFederal and State Accountability
WelcomeRichard BlairThe Accountability Portal is being migrated to a new site:
We are in the process of updating all of the links in the Region 4 website to the new portal. I will post to both sites until the links have been updated.
New Portal SiteSchool Improvement Updates
Federal AccountabilitySome Layouts have both Animated & Static. Delete pages you dont need and keep others. Click on items to and move them around if you want. Pretty much everything is customizable.Priority and Focus SchoolsPriority5% of Title I schools with the widest gap in reading and math at the all students levelFocus10% of Title I schools with the widest average gap in reading and math based on all federal student groupsBased on the ESEA Waiver from USDEPriority Schools will continue to attend summer trainingNew Plans will be submitted to the Agency 1003(a) grant funds are expected to remainFocus SchoolsWork with the ESC to identify 1-2 areas to close the gaps1003(a) grant funds are expected to remain
Priority and FocusWorking on USDE approval for Year 4 workWill use most recent assessment dataExit CriteriaMust show significant progress to meeting AMOsMeet 60% graduation rate15-16 data to provide new 3 year list
Priority and FocusTEA submitting final application for fundingNew cycle anticipated late summer/early fallPending approval of plan by USDEJanuary 2016 awards to campusesMove from 3 year to 5 year grants4 to 7 around the stateAdditional models from which campuses can chooseFocus and Priority campuses can applyTTIPSRegion 4 Options
Upcoming SessionsCreated based on regional dataOpen to all focus schools (117) free of chargeNow open to all Priority and IR campuses free of chargeFocus School PlanLeadership Light Lunch & Learn, 5/13 #1114537, #1114538Data Digs Teams from campusSecondary, 6/17, 9-3pm, #1114810Elementary, 6/18, 9-3pm, #1114797Powerful Learning Communities, 7/7, 9-3pm, #1114805New Assessment Data, 8/11, 9-3pm, #1114822National Leadership Speaker: Igniting Next Level CollaborationDr. Casey ReasonAugust 5, 2015, 8:30 3:30, #1114433Focus School PlanOther departments offerings for the summer and fall are available in the right pocket of your folder.
Region 4 OfferingsCommissioners Final Decisions
Updated154/21/2015PSP Network Meeting - April 21, 2015
Results of STAAR assessments in mathematics for grades 38 will be excluded from all four indexes and distinction designations.
Results of STAAR A and STAAR Alternate 2 assessments for all subjects and grade levels and EOC tests will be excluded from all four indexes and distinction designations.
In 2015, STAAR results of ELLs enrolled in their second through fourth years in U.S. schools who do not receive Bilingual/English as a Second Language instructional services will be included in Index 1 at the phase-in 1 level II standard. Index 1: Student AchievementAll StudentsCombined over all subject areas evaluatedCredit given for meeting phase-in 1 level II performance standard.Index 1: Student AchievementAssessments usedSTAAR reading, writing, science, and social studies at grades 3-8 (including Spanish versions where available)EOC assessments administered in the spring and the previous fall and summer, andSTAAR L included through the ELL progress measure
Not Addressed in Commissioners Final DecisionsIndex 2: Student ProgressTen student groups evaluatedAll StudentsAfrican AmericanAmerican IndianAsianHispanicPacific IslanderWhiteTwo or more racesStudents with disabilitiesCurrent and two-year monitored ELLs
Completing and earning credit for at least two advanced/dual enrollment courses, or Enrolling in a career and technical education (CTE) coherent sequence of courses as part of a four-year plan of study to take two or more CTE courses for three or more credits.
606060285th %ile5th %ile5th %ile5th %ile312728
The advanced/dual credit enrollment completion indicator will include only those students enrolled in grades 11 and 12.The advanced course/dual credit enrollment completion indicator will include completion by subject for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Specifically NOT addressed in Final Decisions
60 in each indicator474/21/2015PSP Network Meeting - April 21, 2015
NeedsState AccountabilityTrainings, Meetings, Communications, etc.Federal AccountabilityTrainings, Meetings, Communications, etc.Curricular Needs Related to AccountabilityTrainings, Meetings, Communications, etc.
PSP NeedsQuick RemindersAssessment Options2016 Texas Assessment ConferenceFebruary 14-17, Austin Convention Center/Austin Hilton - Austin
November 16-18Registration and Room Block open NOW!Required for Priority CampusesMoved to San Antonio
Advancing Improvement in Education Conference
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Kelly Ingram, Directorkingram@esc4.net713.744.6372
Richard Blair, Sr. Education SpecialistRichard.firstname.lastname@example.org 713.744.6596