MCE's Winter Retreat Agenda

2016 Second Semester Gameplan

Task 1: Areas of Focus Sunday, Jan. 17 12:00-3:00pm

30/60/90 day plan for MCE:

Recap 30 day plan: Where are we with student cards/Student Success Stories and Common Assessment Spreadsheets? Reflect on Staff 30-60-90 day plans developed at January Staff Meeting.


Formative Assessments: Develop a plan to educate staff on Formative Assessments and monitor implementation of Formative Assessments.


Novice Reduction: How are our Novice students doing on Common Assessments? Closer look at grade level RTI plans. What needs to be addressed for the second half of the year?


Special Education: IEP implementation/scheduling/reader & scribe pairings for KPREP

Task 2 PLC Planning Sunday, Jan. 17 3:30-5:30pm

Plan upcoming PLCs to include Formative Assessment work and more student work samples.


Sketch out timeline/lesson plans for PLC content (and staff meeting connections) for the remainder of the year. Incorporate Seven Strategies book as resource. Identify readings and articles to be used for staff meetings/PLC focus as much as we can.

Task 3 Focus Teachers/PGES Updates Monday, Jan. 18 8:30-10:00am

Develop a plan offering support to teachers that need more attention. Weekly walkthrough schedule???


Update progress/status of PGES evaluations. What's left? Calibrate as we head into April.

Task 4 Road Trips Monday, Jan. 18, 10:00-11:15am

What has worked and how can we make them better? Work on developing the next round of Road Trips. Match teacher need with strong examples. Revisit followup and takeaway reflection process.

Task 5 SBG Evidence and Scoring Rationale Monday, Jan. 18 12:30-2:00pm

Primary has a lot of evidence to support SBG. What should this look like in Intermediate?


What do we need to do to explain process/build buy-in with parents?

  • resource documents re: standards/SBG?
  • Open House/Curriculum Nights/Forum meetings?
  • Survey them to see what are their concerns?
  • How will we communicate platform changes?

Task 6 Visioning for Next Year Monday, Jan. 18 2:00-3:30pm

  • Reflection on what worked, what didn't so far and how we'll adjust
  • Whole school initiatives
  • Calendar events for spring/summer/fall
  • Admin (Team) Team