Explain the activities in which your school will participate to increase your overall rating. Include specific details.
The activities in which Park Trails will participate in to increase our overall rating for; Purpose and Direction, are to utilize data to determine our instruction. We use newsletters and surveys to learn what our stakeholders need and want. We utilize our PTA's website, Facebook page, and the school newsletter to get out any information that is needed. However, we don't have all parents involved in these communications. We need to make sure that all parents are aware of these communication tools. Under Governance and Leadership, the primary focus of the criteria and processes of supervision and evaluation is improving professional practice and ensuring student success. Supervision and evaluation processes are consistently and regularly implemented.
The results of the supervision and evaluation processes are analyzed carefully and used to monitor and effectively adjust professional practice and ensure student learning. As far as Teaching and Assessing for Learning, all staff members participate in a continuous program of professional learning Grade Level PLC's that are aligned with the school's purpose and direction. Professional development is based on an assessment of needs of the school. The program builds capacity among all professional and support staff. The program is systematically evaluated for effectiveness in improving instruction, student learning, and the conditions that support learning. With regard to Resources and Support Systems, school personnel implement a clearly defined, systematic process to determine the counseling, assessment, referral, educational, and career planning needs of all students. School personnel provide or coordinate programs necessary to meet the needs of all students. Valid and reliable measures of program effectiveness are in place, and school personnel use the data from these measures to regularly evaluate all programs. Improvement plans related to these programs are designed and implemented to more effectively meet the needs of all students. By Using Results for Continuous Improvement, Leaders monitor comprehensive
information about student learning, conditions that support student learning, and the achievement of school improvement goals. Leaders regularly communicate results using multiple delivery methods to all stakeholder groups. We have regular data chats to discuss student achievement. We also use the RTI process for students who are 6 months below grade level academically, or experiencing behavioral concerns that impede their learning in the classroom.