2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year.

2021-2022 Irving MS | Region 1

Cindy Conley, Principal

SMARTR Outcome 1

Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

Strategy 1:

Improve foundational reading support and instruction at the Tier 1 level within English, Science, and Social Studies Classes.

Strategy 2:

Utilize ROCK Block/Advisory time and after school interventions to meet students needs for Tier 2 support.

Strategy 3:

Provide professional development and resources for teachers instructing students in Tier 3 setting.

SMARTR Outcome 2

Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.

Strategy 1:

Improve foundational math support and instruction at the Tier 1 level within math classrooms.

Strategy 2:

Utilize ROCK Block/Advisory time and after school interventions to meet students needs for Tier 2 support.

Strategy 3:

Provide professional development and resources for teachers instructing students in Tier 3 setting.

SMARTR Outcome 3

Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.

Strategy 1:

Utilize Rock Block/Advisory to provide Executive Functioning Skills lessons. 

Strategy 2:

Partnership with Big Picture Learning - http://www.bigpicture.org/ - still in the developmental phase of this portion of the plan.

Strategy 3:

Tier 2 - Student/School Counselor Groups - school counselors will host need based groups based on a survey provided to students at the beginning of the school year.

Strategy 4:

 As a Tier 3 strategy, we will be expanding our Crisis Team's Communication Abilities.

SMARTR Outcome 4

Part 1 - At the end of the 2021-2022 school year, approximately 200 students will participate in a mini presentation of learning or full presentation of learning focusing on Portrait of a Graduate attributes and skills and show growth in self-selected POG attributes and skills as determined by a self rated rubric and teacher/panel rated rubric. This pilot represents a cross section of all represented groups in WIMS to include - Special Education, General Education, ESOL, Honors, all race and ethnicities, and SES. The purpose of the pilot is a phased approach for logistics as well as lessons learned from students and teacher pilot participants in order to fully expand to school wide implementation in the 2022-2023 school year.

Part 2 - At the end of the 2022-2023 school year, all students will participate in either a Service Learning Portrait of a Graduate mini-presentation of learning (7th grade) or full presentation of learning focusing (8th grade) and show growth evidenced by a self rated rubric and teacher/panel rated rubric.

Strategy 1:

9 Pilot teachers will implement POG POLs in the 2021-2022 school year and from this experience refine practices in preparation of full scale implementation during the 2022-2023 school year.

Strategy 2:

Teacher/Student Share Fair - 9 pilot teachers and volunteer students will hold a Share Fair for all other WIMS teachers during the May Faculty Meeting to share learning and outcomes of pilot.

Strategy 3:

Advisory Training provided by BPL trained Team - through turnaround training and lesson planning.