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Trustlands

Trust Lands Final Plan 2018-2019

Goal #1

Goal

We want to have all of our students reading on grade level. To ensure this we need to provide support and practice opportunities for those students who are struggling. We would like to see this goal accomplished by the end of the school year.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Writing

Measurements

This is the measurement identified in the plan to determine if the goal was reached.

We will use a number of measurements to determine if we are making progress. 1. Teacher weekly and bi-weekly reading level checks. 2. Dibels 3 times a year. 3. Progress Monitoring 4. AmeriCorps reading checks 5.  End-of-level

Please show the before and after measurements and how academic performance was improved.

This goal was reached when you look at our dibels scores at the end of the year.  We had 92% of our Kindergarteners reading at grade level.  We had 79% of our first graders on benchmark.  82% of our second graders and 77% of our 3rd graders reach benchmark.  Each of these scores were high when compared to the rest of the district. The funds spent were of great benefit to students.

Action Plan Steps

This is the Action Plan Steps identified in the plan to reach the goal.

1. Funds will be used to hire an AmeriCorp person. 2. Train them in STAR Reading 3. Train in use of specific reading strategies 4. Recruit and train volunteers 5. Implement our before school tutoring.

Please explain how the action plan was implemented to reach this goal.

We hired a person to orchestrate the program and she was vital in retaining and training our student volunteers as well as our adult volunteers.  She coordinated with teachers and students and adult schedules to ensure that students would have tutors at the most effective times.  We had our person trained by our Learning Coach as well as trainings provided by the AmeriCorp Program.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost Actual Cost Actual Use
Total: $5,000 $5,000
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Americorp Person

$5,000 $5,000

As Described


Goal #2

Goal

We have determined as a school we would like to visit every family before the school year begins. This will give us an insight into the backgrounds of each of our children in hopes of serving each more fully.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science

Measurements

This is the measurement identified in the plan to determine if the goal was reached.

We will measure our success by the number of visits we make.  We will also measure success by the information we are able to glean from these visits

Please show the before and after measurements and how academic performance was improved.

We visited every house in our boundary area.  This was done in an attempt to welcome and build relationships with our students.  We had many positive comments and it made the first day of school much easier for students.

Action Plan Steps

This is the Action Plan Steps identified in the plan to reach the goal.

1. Pick a date for our visits before teacher contract begins. 2.  Make maps for the teachers to follow. 3.  Make sure that each teacher has another individual to go with. 4.  We have allowed 3 hours to accomplish seeing every student in the school. 5.  The funds will be used to pay employees a stipend for visiting homes.

Please explain how the action plan was implemented to reach this goal.

We picked our date and met at the school.  Teachers were divided up as to go with another person.  They were asked to make a quick visit and to simply say hello, and deliver a welcome back letter with vital information.

Behavioral Component

Category Description Final Explanation
Behavioral/Character Education/Leadership Component

We have determined as a school we would like to visit every family before the school year begins. This will give us an insight into the backgrounds of each of our children in hopes of serving each more fully.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost Actual Cost Actual Use
Total: $2,000 $2,000
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Pay employee stipends

$2,000 $2,000

actual use


Goal #3

Goal

We want to provide students opportunities to participate in STEM by way of LEGO League. We also will provide a STEAM Club which will allow many students to participate in hands on learning activities. We will include Kindness Club. This will allow us to pay stipends for teachers to do these activities and provide Fine Art opportunities and stipends for teachers. This will also provide needed materials to run these programs.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Fine Arts

Measurements

This is the measurement identified in the plan to determine if the goal was reached.

We will use a number of different indicators.
1.  Number of students that we have sign-up for each of our activities.
2.  Those students that participate in LEGO and STEAM club we will look at their end of year math and science scores.
3.  Teachers will determine through their work in the classroom whether the additional art classes have been worth while.

Please show the before and after measurements and how academic performance was improved.

In both of these programs we had over 100 students participate in STEAM Club and Lego League.  The feedback we got from parents and students was one of enthusiasm.  The students loved the opportunities these two clubs provided.

Action Plan Steps

This is the Action Plan Steps identified in the plan to reach the goal.

1.  Develop our Lego League squads. 2.  Purchase needed materials for Lego League. 3.  Provide stipends for teachers in choir, Lego League and Steam Club. 4.  Steam Club for kids. 5.  Develop a list of supplies for Art and Steam Club.

Please explain how the action plan was implemented to reach this goal.

We developed our squads and ordered the materials needed for Lego League.  The club met regularly.  Lego League met thru January.  Steam Club sent emails and letters home inviting kids to participate in the many different activities   Steam club met in the Spring until almost the end of the year.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost Actual Cost Actual Use
Total: $4,850 $4,369
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Stipends for Teachers

$2,850 $2,850

actual use

General Supplies (610)

Lego League Costs 1000 Steam Club 500 Art Club 500

$2,000 $1,519

actual use


Goal #4

Goal

Our School Community Council decided they would like to focus on Science. Our goal is to provide science opportunity and enrichment to all our students.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Science

Measurements

This is the measurement identified in the plan to determine if the goal was reached.

Sage testing for the 4th and 5th graders increase in their benchmark testing as well as teacher feedback.

Please show the before and after measurements and how academic performance was improved.

When we look at the RISE scores from our 4th and 5th graders.  Our 4th graders went up 20%, while our 5th graders went up by 6%

Action Plan Steps

This is the Action Plan Steps identified in the plan to reach the goal.

1.  Develop curriculum for each grade. 2.  Hire person to teach the science to help supplement teachers in classroom. 3.  Collaborate with each team to ensure that all are on the same page to ensure lesson match. 4.  Benchmark testing will ensure that we are paced correctly.

Please explain how the action plan was implemented to reach this goal.

The hardest part of the job is to organize the curriculum and to organize lessons with teachers.  I believe that we were able to do a great job organizing.  We were able to benchmark the 4th and 5th grade students while providing hands-on opportunities for our students.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost Actual Cost Actual Use
Total: $9,300 $9,300
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Cost of Teacher

$9,300 $9,300

as described


Goal #5

Goal

Panorama Elementary will purchase current technology hardware and software to assist with teacher instruction, interventions, and student learning.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science

Measurements

This is the measurement identified in the plan to determine if the goal was reached.

The purchase of new equipment and use of new equipment will be our measure

Please show the before and after measurements and how academic performance was improved.

We purchased new sound systems and new projectors.  Projectors for every room were purchased and we have 4 rooms left without sound systems.

Action Plan Steps

This is the Action Plan Steps identified in the plan to reach the goal.

1.  Order equipment to help our school and students. 2.  Types of equipment that may be ordered are Ipads, projectors, classroom sound systems, and Chromebooks.

Please explain how the action plan was implemented to reach this goal.

Got with our technology department and found out which equipment to order.  We ordered the equipment.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost Actual Cost Actual Use
Total: $10,000 $22,712
Technology Related Hardware/Software (< $5,000 per item) (650)

Buy Technology equipment

$10,000 $22,712

We had extra money from the previous year that we used.


Goal #6

Goal

Provide instruction in music for all students in grades K-5 using BTS certified teacher.

Academic Areas

  • Fine Arts

Measurements

This is the measurement identified in the plan to determine if the goal was reached.

MeasurementsTeachers will determine if goals are being met by documenting student's participation in assemblies, activities, music programs. Short standards and video clips will be posted on Panorama's website to inform parents how teachers and students are implementing fine arts in the classroom. Structured activities will be planned throughout the year to highlight music and  with the help of professionals in our community and other organizations.  Musical performances, and other fine art performances will help determine student's progress.

Please show the before and after measurements and how academic performance was improved.

We had a number of musical performances. Students were able to be supported in the general studies with music.

Action Plan Steps

This is the Action Plan Steps identified in the plan to reach the goal.

The funds will be used to pay for a certified music teacher. #1--Set music schedule #2--Follow music schedule #3--Take roll #4--Set choir schedule #5--Follow choir schedule #6--Take roll

Please explain how the action plan was implemented to reach this goal.

We selected a teacher and developed a music schedule.  We had an after school choir that our music person is in charge of as well.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost Actual Cost Actual Use
Total: $8,000 $4,709
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Hire a BTS teacher

$8,000 $4,709

actual use


Goal #7

Goal

We are purchasing a new reading program and need additional funds to purchase it.

Academic Areas

  • Reading

Measurements

This is the measurement identified in the plan to determine if the goal was reached.

Increased reading scores.  The value of the new program will be measure by dibels scores and SAGE testing results.

Please show the before and after measurements and how academic performance was improved.

We had increases in some areas with the new program.  Dibels went up in K,2,3 grades.  We look to continue that growth in the future.

Action Plan Steps

This is the Action Plan Steps identified in the plan to reach the goal.

Budget for the program to be purchased with the total cost spread over two years.

Please explain how the action plan was implemented to reach this goal.

We purchased the books that were needed to complete the program.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost Actual Cost Actual Use
Total: $7,000 $9,788
Textbooks (641)

Buy textbooks

$7,000 $9,788

as described

2019-2020

Goal #1

Goal

We want to have all of our students reading on grade level. To ensure this we need to provide support and practice opportunities for those students who are struggling. We would like to see this goal accomplished by the end of the school year.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics

Measurements

We will use a number of measurements to determine if we are making progress. 1. Teacher weekly and bi-weekly reading level checks. 2. Dibels 3 times a year. 3. Progress Monitoring 4. AmeriCorps reading checks 5.  End-of-level

Action Plan Steps

1.	Funds will be used to hire an UnitedWay person. 2. Train them in STAR Reading 3. Train in use of specific reading strategies 4. Recruit and train volunteers 5. Implement our before school tutoring.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
Total: $4,492
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Pay for UnitedWay person.

$4,492

Goal #2

Goal

To increase students attendance and performance.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Measurements

We will measure our success an increase in K-3 Dibels and in 4th and 5th grade RISE/AIR results will increase.

Action Plan Steps

1. Pick a date for our visits before teacher contract begins. 2.  Make maps for the teachers to follow. 3.  Make sure that each teacher has another individual to go with. 4.  We have allowed 3 hours to accomplish seeing every student in the school. 5.  The funds will be used to pay employees a stipend for visiting homes.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
Total: $2,000
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

To pay for teachers to make visits

$2,000

Goal #3

Goal

We want to provide students opportunities to participate in STEM by way of LEGO League. We also will provide a STEAM Club which will allow many students to participate in hands on learning activities. We will include Kindness Club. This will allow us to pay stipends for teachers to do these activities and provide Fine Art opportunities and stipends for teachers. This will also provide needed materials to run these programs.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Fine Arts

Measurements

We will use a number of different indicators. 1.  Number of students that we have sign-up for each of our activities. 2.  Those students that participate in LEGO and STEAM club we will look at their end of year math and science scores. 3.  Teachers will determine through their work in the classroom whether the additional art classes have been worth while.

Action Plan Steps

1.  Develop our Lego League squads. 2.  Purchase needed materials for Lego League. We need to purchase the Lego Kit. 3.  Provide stipends for teachers in choir, Lego League and Steam Club. 4.  Steam Club for kids. 5.  Develop a list of supplies for Art and Steam Club.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
Total: $4,850
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Stipends for teachers

$2,850
Transportation/Admission/Per Diem/Site Licenses (510, 530 and 580)

Registration and Bus Costs 550

$550
General Supplies (610)

Lego League Costs 450 Kit Steam Club 500 Art Club 500

$1,450

Goal #4

Goal

Our School Community Council decided they would like to focus on Science. Our goal is to provide science opportunity and enrichment to all our students.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Science

Measurements

Rise testing for the 4th and 5th graders increase in their benchmark testing as well as teacher feedback.

Action Plan Steps

1.  Develop curriculum for each grade. 2.  Hire person to teach the science to help supplement teachers in classroom. 3.  Collaborate with each team to ensure that all are on the same page to ensure lesson match. 4.  Benchmark testing will ensure that we are paced correctly.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
Total: $9,300
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Salary for Science Teacher

$9,300

Goal #5

Goal

We will be purchasing technology to use Imagine Learning, and to use with our most deeply struggling students. This will allow them to become more fluent in reading and in turn each subject.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science

Measurements

The new computers will be used with our ESL students.  We will use Imagine Learning on those computers so their English proficiency will be improved thus helping all subject areas.

Action Plan Steps

1.  Order equipment to help our school and students. 2.  Types of equipment that may be ordered are Ipads, projectors, classroom sound systems, and Chromebooks.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
Total: $23,000
Technology Related Hardware/Software (< $5,000 per item) (650)

Buy technology Equipment

$23,000

Goal #6

Goal

Provide instruction in music for all students in grades K-5 using BTS certified teacher. Including vocabulary that students must know for each grade level.

Academic Areas

  • Fine Arts

Measurements

The measurement of this goal will be the use of formative tests to see the increased vocabulary usage of students.  The BTS teacher will collaborate with the general education teachers and include those vocab. in his lessons.

Action Plan Steps

The funds will be used to pay for a certified music teacher. #1--Set music schedule #2--Follow music schedule #3--Take roll #4--Set choir schedule #5--Follow choir schedule #6--Take roll

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
Total: $10,000
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Salary for teacher

$10,000

Goal #7

Goal

We will be focusing on students engagement next year. With increased students engagement we want to see students end of level score rise by 5%. To accomplish this we will be training on classroom management and engagement strategies.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing

Measurements

We will be measuring its effectiveness based on the number of office referrals and teacher input. This will be measure on Powerschool.

Action Plan Steps

1. Sign-up for her training. 2.  Attend Training. 3. Follow-up with teachers on Champs.

Behavioral Component

Category Description Final Explanation
Behavioral/Character Education/Leadership Component

We will be focusing on classroom management as a component of our overall school goals. This has a direct correlation to student learning. The better teachers are able to manage students the higher their achievement will be.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
Total: $2,000
Professional and Technical Services (300)

Will pay for the presenter.

$2,000

Summary of Estimated Expenditures

Category Estimated Cost (entered by the school)
Total: $55,642
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200) $28,642
Professional and Technical Services (300) $2,000
Transportation/Admission/Per Diem/Site Licenses (510, 530 and 580) $550
General Supplies (610) $1,450
Technology Related Hardware/Software (< $5,000 per item) (650) $23,000

Funding Estimates

Estimates Totals
Estimated Carry-over from the 2018-2019 Progress Report $3,036
Estimated Distribution in 2019-2020 $53,633
Total ESTIMATED Available Funds for 2019-2020 $56,669
Summary of Estimated Expenditures For 2019-2020 $55,642
This number may not be a negative number     Total ESTIMATED Carry Over to 2020-2021 $1,027