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
Administrator:  Dani Ladwig and Rex Pfeil
Board Members:  Jay Anderson (Chair), Kari Loseke, Molly Dahlgren
2. Old Business
3. New Business
3.1. ITBS

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

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

3.3. State of Schools Report

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

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

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

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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