Peer Review -Denton RDSPD

Sharon Hensley-October 29th-31st

Denton RDSPD Peer Review- October 29-31, 2019

Welcome to the Peer Review Team for the Denton RDSPD.

Your Peer Review Team Members are:

Team Lead- Kelley Watt

(Senior Education Specialist)

Team Member- Rebecca Villareal

(McAllen ISD Retired)

Team Member- Don Jones

(Dallas RDSPD)

Please find the attached paperwork to complete the Peer Review for Denton RDSPD. You will find information about your hotel and schedule, as well as maps to the different school locations.

Please review this information in preparation for your Peer Review visit.

Know that you can contact Angela Belding at any time with questions and/or clarification.


Denton RDSPD Website

Serving deaf and hard of hearing students in Denton, Cooke, and Wise counties

General Peer Review Information

Denton RDSPD

Schedule Conflicts and Cancellations

If you find that you cannot participate in your scheduled review please notify Angela Belding as soon as possible so that a replacement can be found. 817-454-4361

Schedule for Denton RDSPD Peer Review

October 28th- Travel Day

October 29th- Day 1 Interviews and Observations

October 30th- Day 2 Interviews and Observations

October 31st- Day 3 (Review of Report/Exit Meeting)

Denton RDSPD Peer Review Schedule

Click here to find the blank peer review schedule. Please fill in observation and interview times for your team a week before your review.

Purpose of Peer Review - Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf

The peer review process is intended to provide specific information to programs serving student who are deaf or hard of hearing in order to assist with continuous improvement efforts. The areas of focus are aligned with the National Agenda for Deaf Education and the Texas State Performance Plan.

During the Review

During the Review

Interviews and observations are conducted on Days One and Two, with the exit meeting on the morning of Day Three.

Kelley Watt, team leader will have copies of the interview questions and observation sheets for you to use.

On the final day, the team will meet with the RDSPD and district staff to review the draft report. This meeting usually ends by 11 a.m. to allow for travel back home in the afternoon.

Hilton Garden Inn, Denton

Monday, Oct. 28th, 4pm

3110 Colorado Boulevard

Denton, TX

Hotel for Denton RDSPD Peer Review

Hotel Rooms have been reserved at the hotel under the name Angela Belding. When you check in please put the room under your name and credit card number.

Hilton Garden Inn Denton

3110 Colorado Blvd, Denton, Texas, 76210, USATEL: +1-940-891-4700 FAX: +1-940-891-470

Check in Monday, October 28, 2019

Check-out Thursday, Thursday October 31, 2019

Confirmation Numbers

Kelley Watt

Confirmation #3155756090

Rebecca Villareal

Confirmation #3155756090

Don Jones

Confirmation #3154869795

Peer Review Documents

Phase 1 RDSPD Peer Review

In Phase 1, programs will engage in a reflective component by collecting requested documentation and completing surveys prior to the actual peer review.

Phase 2 RDSPD Peer Review - Interviews

Phase II includes classroom observations, staff interviews, and RDSPD Admin interviews. The goal in Phase II is to collect objective and observable data to add to the documentation gathered in Phase I.

Phase 2 Peer Review - Observation Forms

The forms necessary to document observations are found here.

Phase 3 RDSPD Peer Review Rubrics

Phase III-This report will promote continuous improvement by identifying strengths, providing discussion points and highlighting considerations in seven program areas