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Strategic Goal 7: Apply continuous quality improvement strategies and principles as the way the organization does business.

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OWNER CODES:

B&F=Business & Finance 

EL=Educational Leadership

 

 

Objective

Type

Timing

Owner

Action Plan(s)

Funding Source

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Status

7.1 - Review, plan and coordinate strategy for records management across the school district.

Administrative

FY05/06

B&F

7.1.1     Changing the requirement for the local schools to retain two years of student records to only one year. Action plan is being deferred to FY2006, due to lack of funding in FY2005.

 

 X

X

0%

7.2 - Follow-up on initial implementation of PeopleSoft Payroll modules and begin planning for additional functionality (such as time and labor entry).

Administrative

FY05/06

B&F

7.2.1     Evaluate initial implementation of PeopleSoft payroll functionality.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

B&F

7.2.2     Assess how and when to implement Time and Labor module.

 

 X

X

 

0%

7.3 - Implement a Performance Culture in the Gwinnett County Public School System.

System

FY05/06

EL

7.3.1     Utilize meetings with division members and with local school administrators to reinforce the GCPS vision, mission and goals, and focus on strategies to achieve the standards/desired results.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.3.2     Continuously elicit input and feedback to ensure that we align resources, policies, and practices to support our strategies. Educational Leadership Team meetings, SIT meetings, Cabinet meetings and Budget meetings will play a vital role in this process.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.3.3     Continuously monitor and share all results through the RBES process.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.3.4     Base decisions for continuous improvement on data.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.3.5     Ensure that RBES process focuses on accepting accountability for meeting, and for exceeding standards/desired results.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.3.6     Provide schools identified as needing improvement with resources needed to achieve success with improvement strategies.

 

 X

X

X

25%

 

 

 

EL

7.3.7     Monitor and share data on student achievement as it becomes available to evaluate progress at each school on eliminating the achievement gap between groups of students.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.3.8     Encourage and support all schools to implement the AKS Continuous Improvement Model to enhance instruction and increase student achievement/performance.

 

 X

X

X

99%

7.4 - To implement a restructured school accountability program provided in the Results Based Evaluation System (RBES) which addresses local standards, world-class benchmarks, NCLB expectations, and timely data.

System

FY05/06

EL

7.4.1     Assessment Office will facilitate accurate dissemination of results to the Research and School Accountability Office and work with them to assure information regarding new or revised test administrations is aligned with accountability reporting.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.4.2     Restructure annual RBES School Profiles and School Assessment reports to shift benchmark references from the state to the national level, to include state-defined measures of adequate yearly progress (AYP), and to publish reports within four months of the close of the school year.

 

 X

X

 

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.4.3     Design measures of school accountability for data quality and incorporate measures into RBES School Profiles and School Assessments.

 

 X

X

 

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.4.4     Publish RBES School Profiles and School Assessment Reports via Lotus Notes database.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.4.5     Extend the use of electronic and Internet-based data collection tools for the administration of annual parent, student and staff perception surveys.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.4.6     Improve RBES School Accountability Reports through the inclusion of AYP data and national-level performance benchmarks.

 

 X

X

X

100%

7.5 - To plan for good stewardship of available resources through updating enrollment forecasts and effective planning for future growth needs.

System

FY05/06

EL

7.5.1     Develop and generate annual FTE and enrollment forecasts.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.2     Identify and monitor building needs relative to SPLOST 2007.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.3     Utilize and implement available demographic information sources including software for historical demographic analysis.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.4     Produce additional updates to 7 year forecast if required in May 2005.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.5     Furnish and create boundary maps and street indexes to schools and other demographic reports as requested.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.6     Acquire and obtain data and information to meet business school system needs.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.7     Institute formal and informal networks with local and state agencies.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.8     Superintendent Facts Sheets - Initiate collection and distribution on a monthly basis to cabinet.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.9     Create detailed school boundary maps utilizing current Arc View software. These maps are shared with Gwinnett County Planning and GIS Departments for census and demographic information in addition to other information sharing.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.10  Develop preliminary redistricting schedule for Meadowcreek ES and Hopkins ES in August 2005. This redistricting is the direct result of the addition to Hopkins ES. The Hopkins ES addition will provide needed relief to Meadowcreek ES.

 

 X

X

 

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.5.11  Develop preliminary boundaries for Meadowcreek ES and Hopkins ES.

 

 X

X

 

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.5.12  Provide guidance and assistance for the formation of the boundary redistricting committee and assist with information needed or requested.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.13  Furnish boundary input forms and redistricting maps for local schools involved with redistricting.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.14  Create the 7 year forecast including and forecasting refinements.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.15  Monitor and recreate school boundaries based on redistricting and school board decisions and/or resolutions.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.16  Develop and generate annual FTE and enrollment forecasts.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

 

 

 

EL

7.5.17  Identify and monitor building needs relative to SPLOST 2007.

 

 X

X

X

Ongoing

7.6 - To facilitate the use of best instructional practices through implementation of instructional resources, core materials, assessment materials, and technology resources to support teachers in meeting the needs of all learners.

Instructional

FY05/06

EL

7.6.1     To respond to and proactively reduce technical problems associated with the use of IEP Online, provide technical support to local schools through: a) the Special Education Technology Coordinator and b) IEP Online Help Desk.

 

X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.6.2     To respond to and proactively reduce due process procedural errors, provide professional learning activities to special education teachers on both general due process procedures and the proper entry of information in the IEP Online program.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.6.3     Instructional calendars will be updated and revised.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.6.4     AKS Continuous Improvement calendars will be updated and revised.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.6.5     AKS Resources (Indicators of Achievement, test correlations, be revised to reflect changes in AKS and/or incorporation of newly adopted materials. K-2 Science K-5 Language Arts

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.6.6     Research local, state and national instructional best practices and provide them to instructional leaders to inform improvement of instruction and professional learning, especially for all schools.

 

 X

X

X

100%

7.7 - To provide standards-driven, results-based professional development that leads to improved student achievement.

System

FY05/06

EL

7.7.1     Needs-based professional learning experiences are provided to support QCC revision implementation.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.7.2     Facilitate and evaluate professional learning for Advisement program coordinators a middle and high schools based on identified needs from survey, assessment data, attendance, drop out, crisis, and discipline data

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.7.3     Provide and evaluate effectiveness of professional learning for leadership teams to analyze aggregated and disaggregated student assessment data.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.7.4     Provide professional learning experiences for parent center coordinators and other leadership staff to include parents as effective and supportive partners in student learning improvement and schooling transitions.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.7.5     AP Vertical team professional learning is provided to assure all clusters have a vertical team in mathematics and language arts including teachers in grades 5-12.

 

 X

X

X

99%

 

 

 

EL

7.7.6     Gateway professional learning is provided to assure teachers know performance standards measured on the Gateways.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.7.7     Development of a three year comprehensive professional learning plan using the Baldridge Criteria for Educational Excellence as a standard based on data/information obtained through: a. a professional learning needs assessment survey of special education teachers and general education teachers    b. findings of the Special Education Curriculum and Instruction Council regarding effective research based instructional practices.

 

 X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.7.8     Professional Learning will be provided for all teachers for textbook adoptions K-2 Science K-5 Language Arts New Schools K-8 Health/PE New Schools 6-8 Language Arts

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.7.9     Facilitate effective professional learning opportunities for school counselors based on identified student needs of attendance, drop outs, crisis, counselor perceptions, and mission and vision of GCPS.

 

 X

X

X

100%

7.8 - To lead district continuous quality improvement efforts.

System

 

EL

7.8.1     Continue to improve data gathering techniques to effectively analyze and evaluate the Counseling and Advisement programs in local schools.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.8.2     Through the Special Education Program Evaluation process, gather input from general educators, special educators and parents in order to: a. continuously measure client satisfaction. b. obtain guidance from those groups in determining appropriate means for improving services to students with disabilities.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.8.3     Through the Citizens Advisory Council (i.e., Stakeholder’s Committee) identify Continuous Monitoring Improvement goals for 2004-05 and develop plans for achieving those goals.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.8.4     Improve process of identifying qualified students for specific providers for Supplemental Education Services in appropriate schools. Improve data gathering and analysis techniques to evaluate providers.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.8.5     Monitor and improve data presentation and analysis tools for local schools and administrative personnel.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.8.6     Monitor monthly Title I student data reports for All Title I Schools to ensure that data is accurate for required state reporting, Federal Compliance, and other system needs.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 

 

 

EL

7.8.7     Design and implement an electronic handbook for all school levels for counselors and all levels of test coordinators to provide on-going information updates and resources.

 

 X

X

X

100%

 


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