• Programs and Services Advisory Council

    Friday, February 24, 2012

    Teaching and Learning
    We will increase the use of evidence-based practices that will provide maximum leverage for growth in student achievement.
    Digital Organization
    We will expand the use of technology to address organizational needs and enhance student learning.
    Program Effectiveness
    We will use systemic data collection and analysis to evaluate and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of services.
    Client Needs
    We will collaborate to marshal resources to meet changing opportunities and client needs.
    Staff Capacity
    We will build staff capacity to accomplish our goals and fulfill our mission

    8:00 a.m.   Coffee and Conversation

    8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.  P&S Advisory Council Rooms F&G
     
                                                                                AGENDA
    • Welcome and Introduction 
    • Congratulations to Bristol Township School District on their invitation to apply for the Keystones to Opportunity Grant
    • Proposed Revisions to Chapter 4 - Mike Masko and Eddie Frasca-Stuart
      • Graduation Project
      • Keystone Exams (number, subjects, frequency, supplementary instruction, and project-based assessments - 12th grade beginning 2017)
      • Comprehensive Planning
      • Special Education Students
      • Transcripts
      • Transition Plans
      • PSSA, PSSA-M, PASA
      • AYP
      • Emergency Waivers

    Upcoming Events

    • School Improvement "Getting Results" - Eddie Frasca-Stuart and Mike Masko
      • March 12, April 16, and May 14
    • Bucks County World Language Tournament - February 29, 2012 - Mike Masko
    • Mayflower/William Penn Exhibit - Thursday, March 15, 2012 - Eddie Frasca-Stuart
    • Student Art Gallery Reception, March 20, 2012, 5 p.m. - Eddie Frasca-Stuart
    • Reading Olympics Update - March 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2012 -  Pam Newman Dinan
    • High School Computer Fair - March 28, 2012 - Allison Byruch
    • GIFT - May 16, 2012 - Allison Byruch
    Professional Development Updates:
    BREAK - 10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
     
    10:30 a.m. - Joint P&S Advisory Council and Special Education Directors Rooms F&G
    1.  Internet Safety eRate Requirements - Mark Hoffman, Diane Paul, Mike Masko
    2. Continued Discussion of Chapter 4 Proposed Revisions as they relate to students with IEPs.

    Lunch and Learn Courtesy of SRA McGraw Hill

     

    Increasing Student Achievement:

    Effective Leading, Learning, and Teaching in a Standards Aligned Systems

     

     

    NEXT MEETING – April 13, 2012