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Witt STEM Accountability Committee

Agenda for Next Meeting: October 26, 2017  

Attendance: Chalee, Karin N, Robbi M, Shelia, Bracelle

Committee Administration 5 min

  • welcome
  • next meetings  4:30-5:15
  • Nov 30 Late start/early release; pbl vs stem

  • skip Dec

  • Jan 25 Budget

  • Feb 22

  • March 22 *3rd Thursday

  • Apr 26

  • May 24 *transition meeting

Bucket Report

Topics

Updates

Ideas/Next Steps

6th grade Transition

Articulation

Branding/Community Engagement

School Goals

Math

  • Growth
  • Core Instruction
  • Student Goals

ReadAct

Social Emotional

STEM

Principal Report 30 min


UIP

  1.  
  2. October count
  1. Down 20 students
  2. T-Ray carried forward 60K
  3. Projecting 198 students for 2018-19

  4. Revisit By-Laws - vote on adoption of by-laws
  1. Two community members
  2. Middle grade parents

  1. Protocol - decision making
  1. We provide feedback
  2. Ultimate decision falls with Principal
  3. Chalee would like clear priorities from WAC

  1. Late start/early release
  1. District approved a variety of options (full day, ½ days, weekly)
  2. Need to survey community
  1. How do we do this?
  2. Who is going to make it?
  1. Makerspace/technology/SoEm will become 1 hour of add’l planning each week

  1. Communication / Marketing of Witt
  1. Enrollment - how do we market and brand our school

  1. Technology purchased and disseminated
  1. Waiting for budget per Oct count
  2. Technology is outdated and need to be replaced
  3. Have 65 CBs; 30-45 laptops, 30 stu iPads,
  4. Future conversation for becoming a BOYD school

  1. 5th Grade Growing and Changing Update
  1. New materials have arrived (gender identity, vocabulary and images updates)
  2. District will support Ms. Grice with new materials

  1. Social Emotional Plan for year
  1. Are we interested in a Child Protection Unit?
  1. Chalee will report back on cost
  1. Child Protection Unit 4 week unit
  2. Would be an opt in program with parent permission required
  3. Shannon J would be instructing
  4. talks about touching, sexual assault,

  1. UIP Update
  1. First draft submitted on October 6th, waiting on district approval
  1. Share Focus areas and Action Plan
  2. Math Goals:
  1. Core Instruction Goal
  2. Student Goals
  3. Growth
  1. Read Act Goal

10.    6th grade transition update

  1. District is having add’l meetings, principal reminders, middle schools are proactive with parent/teacher voices

Q/A 5 min


September 12, 2017

In attendance:

  • Robbi Makley
  • Karin Neugebauer
  • Shelia Grice
  • Bridgette Coupons
  • Chalee McDougal

Agenda:

  1. Purpose and bylaws of Accountability Meeting
    1. Amended by-laws through discussion
    2. By-Laws
  2. Enrollment/Staffing/Budget Update
    1. 293 students budgeted for 309
    2. Discussed the adjustment that will need to be made after October count but the budget seems solid
    3. Identified the need (as of today) to displace one teacher in the upcoming year because of 6th grade transition.
  3. 6th Grade Transition Update-
    1. Discussed the process of determining the displacement of a teacher and the timeline for budget and staffing decision - January.  
    2. Will continue to share information throughout the process.
  4. Share data from CMAS
    1. Data Link Cohort ELA, Cohort Math, Overall Performance
  5. Share SPF
    1. We are green overall
    2. Areas for UIP this year will be in math and focus on growth and performance levels. 
  6. UIP Plan 
    1. Continue discussion. We will focus on math.
    2. The school has created 4 teams to focus on 3 areas of growth for the adults.
  7. Discussed moving meeting time and determining what day to meet. We will meet the fourth Thursday of each month at 4:30. Plan is to meet for one hour.
    1. Meeting Time (4:30 PM or 5:00 PM - Thursday - not on a PARTners day)



Agenda for Next Meeting: October 26, 2017 (SNACKS - Robbi)

  1. Revisit By-Laws - vote on adoption of by-laws
  2. Protocol - decision making
  3. Communication / Marketing of Witt
    1. Enrollment - how do we market and brand our school
  4. Technology purchased and disseminated
  5. 5th Grade Growing and Changing Update
  6. Social Emotional Plan for year
    1. Are we interested in a Child Protection Unit - is there a need?
  7. UIP Update
    1. First draft submitted on October 6th
      1. Share Focus areas and Action Plan
  8. 6th grade transition update
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