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School Improvement Plan (SIP)

Omaha Public Schools School Improvement Plan 2016-17 Elementary School: Beals

Growth Goals

Goal Area: Mathematics
Focus Skill(s): Guided Math
Strategy: Gradual Release with skills groups during guided and independent practice, guided math will include technology, hands on games, CPA, use of manipulatives, math writing/talk, Math It (daily cumulative review)
Measurable Objective (growth goal): All subgroups will increase their NeSA-M scores by 5%

Goal Area: Reading
Focus Skill(s): Guided Reading
Strategy: Quarterly focus (authentic reading rotation activities, running records, TDA, F&P prompting guide), fluid reading level data board, use of the F & P Continuum, peer classroom visits, follow pacing guides
Measurable Objective (growth goal): All subgroups will increase their NeSA-R score by 5%

Goal Area: Writing
Focus Skill(s): Writer’s Workshop
Strategy: Staff fidelity with mini lessons, conferencing (revising, editing), sharing
Measurable Objective (growth goal): Observation of students and staff using viable curriculum and materials provided for writer’s workshop on a daily basis, looking at students work during grade level meetings

Goal Area: Climate
Focus: Students and adults are proud of this school
Strategy: School Wide theme (baseball) activities/recognitions (staff and students) throughout the year that support a positive culture and interactions between school and community, TEAM plan days/staff meetings incorporate team building activities
Measurable Objective (growth goal): Climate Survey item will increase from the 15-16 school year

Goal Area: Wellness
Focus: Nutrition, Nutrition Education, Physical Activity, School-Based Activity

  •   Nutrition Strategy: Participation in fresh fruit and vegetable program, Grab and Go Breakfast

  •   Nutrition Education Strategy: Nutrition information on bi-weekly lunch menu

      Physical Activity Strategy: 3 6th grade receives a 25 minute fitness class once in a ten day cycle  and K-6th grade brain breaks in the classroom throughout the day. Students also participate in Fuel Up to Play 60, Hoops for Heart, Milk Drive, Active indoor recess kits

  •   School-Based Activity Strategy: Dental van two times a year, Red Ribbon Week Activities, Food Bank Food Bags 


  • Year-long Professional Development Plan

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Week of:

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

August

  • Building wide procedures and routines

  • Building wide behavior system (PAWS)

  • Staff/student expectations via staff

    handbook

  • Themed Team Building: MVP posters,

    Grand Slam recognition, baseball get-to- know-you game

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

August 1

  • Leadership Kick-off

  • Due Process Workshop (p.m.)

  • New Teacher Orientation (a.m.)

  • New Teacher Building Orientation (p.m.)

Mark Evans
Office of School Support & Supervision Human Resources/Staff Development Leadership Team

August

  • Due Process Workshop (p.m.)

  • New Teacher Orientation/Induction

    Ceremony (a.m)

  • New Teacher Building Work Time (p.m.)

Office of School Support & Supervision Human Resources/Staff Development Leadership Team

August 10

  • Building SIP (1/2 day)

  • Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

August 11 or 12

  • Curriculum Day: One full day as assigned by Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

  • On the day not assigned:

    • Building SIP (1/2 day) and

    • Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day)

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

August 15

  • Teacher Planning and Preparation (1 day)

  • Curriculum Day for Elementary Specialists

Leadership Team

- Nicole Lanum

    

- Amanda Perry

August 16

  • Building SIP (1/2 day)

  • Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

August 22

PD presentation Procedures and Routines

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

August 23

Principals Meeting

August 17-31

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

August 3-31

Wellness Focus Grab and Go

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Abu Blackman

  • -Erin Russ

  • -Danielle Douglas

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

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Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

September

Guided Reading (Authentic Reading Rotations)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

September 7 (Labor Day: No school Monday, Sept. 5)

PD presentation F&P Continuum Focus

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

September 13

Principals’ Meeting

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Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

September 16

  • Building SIP (1/2 day) Guided Reading (Authentic Reading Rotations)

  • Curriculum Day (Schedule TBD) (1/2 day) Specialists: Art, Music, PE, Library

Reading Career Ladder Teachers

  • -Ally Burkman

  • -Danielle Douglas

  • -Erin Russ

    

(follow building schedule) Counselors: (follow building schedule) Nurses: (full day)

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

September 19

Team Plan (full day)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

September 21

PD presentation CPA

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

September 1-30

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

September 1-30

Wellness Focus Fresh Fruit and Vegetable

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Abu Blackman

  • -Erin Russ

  • -Danielle Douglas

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Week of:

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

October

Guided Reading (Authentic Reading Rotations)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

October 5

PD presentation F&P Continuum Focus

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

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October 12

PD presentation – Writer’s Workshop

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

October 11

Principals’ Meeting

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Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

    

October 18 or 19 (schedule TBD: attend one 1⁄2 day session)

Coaching practice sessions for Principals and District Coaching Team members

Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

October 24-28

Parent-Teacher Conferences

October 26

Team Planning (1/2 day) Gallery Walk with Authentic Reading Rotations and the F&P Continuum; Math Games

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

October 27

  • Conferences (1 day)

  • Teacher Work Day (1/2 day)

October 1 31

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

October 1-31

Wellness Focus Red Ribbon Week

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Marie Cusic

Week of:

Professional Development Topic

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Person(s) Responsible

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

November

Guided Reading (Running Records)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

November 1

Principals’ Meeting

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Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

November 9

PD presentation Running Records

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

November 9 or 10 (schedule TBD: attend one 1⁄2 day session)

  • Coaching practice sessions for Leadership Team members

  • Leveled Assessments

District Coaching Team

November 23

Building SIP (1/2 day) Team Building Activities

Leadership Team

- Nicole Lanum

    

Teacher Inservice/Work Day (1/2 day)

- Amanda Perry

November 30

PD presentation Running Records

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

November 1-30

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

November 1-30

Wellness Focus Milk Drive

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Abu Blackman

  • -Erin Russ

  • -Danielle Douglas

Week of:

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

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Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

December

Guided Reading (Running Records)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

December 13

Principals’ Meeting

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Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

December 14

PD presentation Math Writing/Math Talk

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

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December 1- 22

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

December 1-22

Wellness Focus Indoor Recess Kits

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Abu Blackman

  • -Erin Russ

  • -Danielle Douglas

  • -Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Team

    

Week of:

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

January

  • Guided Reading (TDA)

  • Procedures and Routines

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

January 6

Teacher Planning and Preparation (full day)

January 11

PD presentation TDA

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

January 10

Principals’ Meeting

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Human Resources

January 25 (MLK Jr. Day: No school Monday, Jan. 16th)

PD presentation TDA

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

January 25 or 26 (schedule TBD: attend one 1⁄2 day session)

Coaching practice sessions for Principals and District Coaching Team members

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Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

January 6-31

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

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January 6-31

Wellness Focus Movement Throughout the School Day

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Abu Blackman

  • -Erin Russ

  • -Danielle Douglas

  • -Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Team

Week of:

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

February

Guided Reading (TDA)

Leadership Team

- Nicole Lanum

    
  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

February 8

PD presentation TDA

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

February 15

PD presentation – Writer’s Workshop

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

February 14

Principals’ Meeting

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Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

February 8 or 9 (schedule TBD: attend one 1⁄2 day session)

Coaching practice sessions for Leadership Team members

District Coaching Team

February 1-28

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

February 1-28

Wellness Focus Hoops for Heart

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Abu Blackman

  • -Erin Russ

  • -Danielle Douglas

Week of:

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

March

Guided Reading (F&P Prompting Guide)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

March 8

PD presentation F&P Prompting Guide

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

March 6-10

Parent-Teacher Conferences

    

March 8

  • Principals’ Meeting

  • Team Planning (1/2 day) Math Games

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Curriculum Instruction and Assessment Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

March 9

  • Conferences (1 day)

  • Teacher Planning and Preparation (1/2 day)

March 22

PD presentation F&P Prompting Guide

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

March 1-31

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

March 1-31

Wellness Focus Fuel Up to Play 60

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Abu Blackman

  • -Erin Russ

  • -Danielle Douglas

  • -Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Team

Week of:

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

April

Guided Reading (F&P Prompting Guide)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

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April 5

PD presentation Look at Student Work (Reading, Writing, Math)

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

April 14

Teacher Planning and Preparation (full day)

April 1- 30

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

    

April 1-30

Wellness Focus Movement Throughout the Day

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Abu Blackman

  • -Erin Russ

  • -Danielle Douglas

  • -Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Team

Week of:

Professional Development Topic

Person(s) Responsible

Progress Monitoring and Data Utilization

May

Team Building/Climate

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

May 3

PD presentation Team Building/Climate

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

May 9 or 10 (schedule TBD: attend one 1⁄2 day session)

  • Principals’ Meeting

  • SIP Workshops

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Curriculum Instruction and Assessment

May 17

PD presentation Team Building/Climate

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

May 30-31

  • Building SIP (1/2 day)

  • Teacher Planning and Preparation

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

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May 1-26

  • Grade level/Team meetings

  • SIP: Data Wall, Quarter Focus, Continuum,

    Peer Classroom Visit

  • DATA: Data, Lesson Plans and Pacing

    Guides, SAT Review

Leadership Team

  • -Nicole Lanum

  • -Amanda Perry

  • -Gale Woerman

May 1- 26

Wellness Focus Dental Van

Wellness Committee

  • -Mandy Bell

  • -Abu Blackman

  • -Erin Russ

  • -Danielle Douglas

  • -Kayla Meints

  • -Liz Champion