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INSIDE THE MAGIC OF KIMBALL KINGDOM! EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF GREATNESS!
Kimball Elementary Schools Cluster
Inspirational Excellence: The Importance of Planning
We will provide the final Kimball Cluster's priorities, foci, and expectations next year We will also integrate the SL updated priorites for 2021-2022. Integrate the elements in your CIP for alignment across the curriculum based upon the document that will be provided. You will be provded with the mission statement ideas to vote on. The 4 foci are as follows: Inspirational Excellence, Unstoppable Instruction, The Blueprint of Math, and The Blueprint of Literacy.
Here are some general ideas we are exploring under each foci:
- Student Agency
- Student Goal Setting
- Student Engagement/Student Voice ( Habits of Discussion)
- Feedback for Learning
- Use of Digital Resources
- Gradual Release Model
- Effective PLC's - Power Meetings
- Guided Reading
- Guided Math
- HB3 Year 2 Implementation- Reading Academy
- Assessment for Learning
- Writing Across the Curriculum
- House Systems
- Effective Data and Intervention Systems
- Small Group Implementation
- Campus- Wide Problem- Solving Strategies
- Blended Learning
New Resources: Edulastic, Sirius
UPDATE: SL Professional Developement Priorities: Disciplinary Literacy, Mitigating Learning Loss, and Racial Equity.
Starting A Movement:
Inspiring Quote of the Week
- Kenneth Blanchard
Remediation vs- Acceleration
Kimball Cluster STAAR GOAL: 90/65/35
Tuesday 6/15- PEI Inputting/ CIP's Due ( cluster deadline)
Wednesday 6/16-CIP roundtable Triads- calendar invitations will be provided, EL Task Force
Thursday 6/17- AP Gifit Deliveries, Cluster Meeting
Friday- 6/18- ED Meeting/ ED Planning
Months At- A- Glance
1- Project LEAD Due (see WAIP)
1-18- CIRCLE Assessment
1-18- TX KEA
4- Sate Mandated Cyber Training Due/ Principal Survey - Parent Advocancy Deadline/ GT Checklist Due ( see WAIP)/ PEI Attendance Information Due (see WAIP)
7- Priority Deadline for Appraisers to Verify SLO Goals
8- TEA Principal Survey Due
11- Intercession - Send Invitations to Families
16- CRC Edits Master Schedule in PowerSchool/ Elementary Grade Data Entry Deadline, Certification Informational Session 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.- see WAIP for registration
18- CIP's Due to ED's/ Last Day for Administrators To Conduct Spots and Hold Summative Conferences/ Elementary Report Cards Sent Home/ Last Day of School For Students/ Last day for 504
22-July 1st- Summer School
21- AP's last day/ Teacher Prep Day
23- Principal Reviews Master Schedule
24- ED's Final Review of CIP's/ Anthony Muhammad PD 9:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
29- District Principals Meeting
2- Last Day for Chapter 21 Staff to Resign
4-8- Summer Break ( District Closed)
12-20th- Medical Enrollment ( see WAIP)
20- Princials Return
26- AP's Return
29- Teachers Return
4, 5, 6- August Intercession Accelerator
9- 1st official day of school for students
21,22,23- 1st Intercession Model
Deadlines and Principal Actions For The Week of 6/14/21
Actions for This Week - Intercession Planning, Finalize TEI Actions, Pre- K Enrollment,CIP reflection w/ teams , Early Learning Testing by 6/18 , Staffing for next year, Master Schedule- Due for CRC's( Finalization), Communicate Summer Learning Plan to Teachers, Ensure all compliance trainings are in - HB3, CQ, etc. for staff, Prep for closing of the year- checklists, Prep for Summer School, Check on SPED compliance- last day for 504's approaching
Summer Meals- Ensure Parents Receive Meal Information
Congratulations to Our DISD Graduates!
Hall's School Design Charette
Summer Professional Learning Opportunities
New Teacher Academy Dates
Bell Schedule for 2021-2022
Job Fair Updates
Student Device Plan
Campus Leader PD for 2021-2022
Assessment Calendar Updates for 2021-2022
CQ Training Post Assessment Due Monday June 7th, 2021
Spring Semester- No Early Dismissal for Elementary Students
Student Computer Usage
Annual Enrollment 2021-2022 ( July 12- August 20)
COVID Update and Student Activites
Master Schedule Updates
EOY Grade Reporting Information
PD - Save the Date
No Appriaisal Documentation
Summer PD 2021
CIP Information (Check E-Mail for Acess to The Planning Document)
- Cluster Deadline: Due to ED- June 15th, 2021
- Principals: June 18, 2021 - Final CIPs in Plan4Learning for EDs to review
- EDs: June 24, 2021 - Submit signed ED Checklist to School Leadership and Special Revenue Funds
Block Parties for Webster and Carpenter
Calendar Updates -Start and End Dates
Updates Regarding Pre- K Materials
Updated Early Learning Testing Information
Pre- K Registration Tips
Approved Calendars - Base and Intercession 2021-2022
Resignation Deadline- July 2nd, 2021
Pre- K Marketing/ Tool- Kit
Safety and Wellness
EOY EARLY LEARNING UPDATES WEEK OF 6/14/21
Here are announcements from Early Learning.
All EOY testing must be completed this week! Please continue to strive for 100%!
Kindergarten: Kinder furniture has arrived on selected campuses. Office managers should send the packing slips to Eunice Valle at email@example.com.
Texas Reading Academies: Specialists are wrapping up the Reading Academies in Canvas. All participants and their Admin have been notified of any course work or artifacts needed for successful completion. The course will close in Canvas on June 16th if all work is not completed they will not pass.
Specialists will be on campuses this week to deliver completion certificates and lapel pins for each participant.
Gillian Nash |Lead Instructional Specialist
Programs and Partnerships
2909 N Buckner Blvd | Suite 804
firstname.lastname@example.org |(817) 875-8995
Important Resources for 2020-2021
CLUSTER REFLECTIONS- THE MAGIC OF KIMBALL KINGDOM!
Kudos to Dr. Borrego & The Hall Team for Their Work On Mastering Their PL Defense!
Central Network Celebrates
Check Out These Collaborative SItting Areas At Brashear! This is the wave of the future!
Imagine Math and MIZ
I received this from Principal Escobedo post Mrs. Lindley celebrating the group. We are Kimball proud!
Iwould like to send a SHOUT OUT to Ava Johnson, Mr. Alvarado, and Ms. Abdi for working the HIVE Magic!!! Ava is TOP in the district, the state and the HIVE in Imagine Math, she is also 3rd in the state!! Mr. Alvarado’s classes are TOP of the Leaderboard with over 3300 lesson PASSED and climbing! Ms. Abdi’s class is the FIRST get all 30 lesson passed in Imagine Math!!! Thank you Ms. Chaney, Mrs. Colunga, and Mr. Herrera coming to cheer for Ava and Mr. Alvarado!! So when you see them in the Henderson Hallway, show em some love!!!!
Great job to ALL our MIZ team members!!! KEEP BUZZING at the HIVE,
The Sweetness of Academic Rigor : Check Out These Kinder Students At Henderson And Their Cotton Candy Experiment!
The Quality of Student Writing
Excelling At Imagine Math At The Hive!
Tolbert Has Phenomenal Culture!
Triad Meeting of the Minds- Collaboration for Final 4th Quarter Quick Wins for Tiered Testing Groups!
Check Out This Brillant Student At Henderson Sharing About What He Learned In An Afterschool Program About Web Design! Amazing!
PEI Information For The 2020-2021 School Year. Do Not Forget To Complete Your Self Assessment Via Cornerstone Before Your Conference.
PEI Checkpoint #4 This Week- Review your calendars for your scheuduled times- Review the meeting agenda below:
PEI Checkpoint 4 Format:
Principal Review of the Following 20-30 minutes to ED- You may share artifacts in your chosen format as long as topics are covered for this year since data is limited. There is no formal template that I will require.
I. Data Review and 2021-2022 Planning
Preliminary STAAR DataClimate Survey ( If available)/ Parent Survey Results ( if available)
TEI Updates- Completion Rates
CNS & CIP ( Where are you now- sharing what you have via Plan4 Learning)
How will you integrate the Cluster Vision/Expectations
PD Plan for 2021- 2011 ( start to reflect on your data and big ideas, we will follow up with specific schedules)
II. Reflection on Checkpoint 4 Guiding Questions
III. ED/Principal Clarifying Questions/ Discussion- 15 minutes
IV. PPR Next Steps and Questions in Preparation for 2021-2022- 15 minutes.
Principal Training: Anthony Muhammand: Time for Change
Thursday, June 24th, 2:30-4:30pm
Inside The Magic of Kimball Kingdom
Reflect on the Magic for 2020-2021- The 3 Foci of the Kimball Cluster
Dallas ISD Vision and Mission Statements:
Dallas ISD's Vision: Dallas ISD seeks to be a premier urban school district.
Dallas ISD Mission: Educating all students for success.
School Leadership Mission
We will cultivate leadership that inspires an unwavering commitment to equity and excellence in our schools to ensure all students are career and college strong.
THE "UNSTOPPABLE" KIMBALL ELEMENTARY CLUSTER
The Blue Ribbon Network of Inspiring Excellence Leaders
Jimmie Tyler Brashear- Sonja Barnes
John W. Carpenter- Constance Jawaid
L.O. Donald- Kathryn Carter
Hall Personalized Learning Academy At Oak Cliff- Olga Romero
Margaret B. Henderson- Ida Escobedo
Maria Moreno STEAM Academy- Tammie Deneen Brooks
Leslie Stemmons- Efrain Tovar
Thomas Tolbert- Lakeisha Smith
Daniel Webster- Clement Alexander
Kimberlee Price- Math ILC
Dorothy Williams- Reading/LA ILC
Lisa Phillips- Administrative Assistant
Dr. Dayanna Kelly- Executive Director
Trustee Joyce Foreman, District 6
Trustee Ben Mackey, District 7
Principal Ida Escobedo- Henderson Elementary (2018 & 2019)
Principal Kathryn Carter- L.O. Donald Elementary ( 2018 & 2019)
Principal Sonja Barnes- Brashear Elementary ( 2018)
Gold Ribbon Schools:
Margaret B. Henderson, L.O. Donald Leadership Academy, W.T. Brashear Elementary School, Maria Moreno Elementary School, Lenore Kirk Hall Elementary School, & Leslie Stemmons Elementary School
1/26- Effrain Tovar
4/16- Principal Olga Romero
5/22- Constance Jawaid
6/7-Principal Lakeisha Smith- Bluitt
6/18/21- ILC Dorothy Williams
7/25 Principal Kathryn Carter
8/13- Principal Ida Escobedo
8/30- Principal Clement Alexander
11/30-Principal Tammie Brooks
12/4- Principal Sonja Barnes
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Inspiring Leaders Master Principals 2018-2019
Congratulations DISD Elementary POY 2020-2021 Ida Escobedo!
Our Fantastic ILC's!
FOR OUR KIDS!
The "Unstoppable" Kimball Cluster Principals
Principal Sonja Barnes- Jimmie Tyler Brashear Elementary
Principal Tammie Brooks- Maria Moreno Elementary
Principal Clement Alexander- Daniel Webster Elementary
Principal Constance Jawaid- John W. Carpenter Elementary
Principal Ida Escobedo- Margaret B. Henderson Elementary
Principal Effrain Tovar- Leslie Stemmons Elementary
Dr. Josue Borrego- L. K. Hall Personalized Learning Academy at Oak Cliff
Principal Lakeisha Smith- Bluitt- Thomas Tolbert Elementary
Principal Kathryn Carter- L.O. Donald Leadership Academy