Public Meeting Agenda: October 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Curriculum Committee Meeting

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October 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Curriculum Committee Meeting Agenda

October 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Curriculum Committee Meeting
1. Curriculum Committee Information
Rationale: 
Administrator:  Dani Ladwig and Rex Pfeil
Board Members:  Jay Anderson (Chair), Kari Loseke, Molly Dahlgren
2. Old Business
3. New Business
3.1. ITBS
Rationale: 

ITBS was taken the week of Sept. 29 for grades 2, 4, 6, 8 - I will share results when we have them.

 
3.2. Writing Curriculum Committee
Rationale: 

Writing Curriculum Committee - will begin work to create a “Guaranteed Writing Curriculum” for K-12.

 
3.3. State of Schools Report
Rationale: 

SOSR - released Oct 24 (changed from Oct. 22) - schools will be “Not Met” in regards to AYP because the goal was unrealistically set at 100%

 
3.3.1. AYP update
Rationale:  AYP update - North elementary will be in Year 1 of "needs improvement" which requires special action. See handout



3.4. Instructional Framework
Rationale: 

Instructional Framework  - 60 teachers and admin. are providing input and feedback about which model (Marzano or Danielson) best fits what we do.

 
3.5. Curriculum Cycle
Rationale: 

Curriculum Cycle will be moved from “flexible” to “planned 8 year” adoption cycle. Drafts of process/forms being reviewed by admin. team at this time. They will be shared with this committee and approved by the board in future. We will want to look at a fiscal plan for when we are ready to purchase textbooks (‘16-17) or hold off starting next fall.

 
3.6. Language Arts Standards
Rationale: 

Language Arts Standards - handouts and approve as a board.

 
3.7. Arbor Family Counseling
Rationale:  Arbor Family Counseling report - Rex
4. Adjournment
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