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    Tuesday October 11th, 2016


    BLT Members Present: 

    Principal: Neil Gerrans (phone)

    Asst Principal:  Darren Frink

    Chair/Intermed Teacher: Nicolette Jensen

    Primary: Jenny Melnick

    Librarian: Linda Illman

    Olympics Team:

    Cascades: Sam Olson

    6th Grade Team: Jennifer Fanning

    Parapro: Megan Ratcliffe


    SAEOP:  Carrie Wallace

    Parent Rep: Tess McShane


    CSIP Date approval:  November 15th


    BLT Days:  10/25, 11/1, 11/15

    PD Days:  Upcoming - Oct 14th, Oct 26th



    CSip discussion – Correct word sequence assessments with all students.  LA or SS teachers can offer.  Intervention Central has prompts appropriate for grade level.  Website.  Common data will come from specific writing prompt.  Fit it into the next 2 days. 


    Climate goal:  Fold in several measures to aim for new number.


    Conversations:  How can we scaffold and support writers?  Need data


    Friday PD Schedule: 

    AM focus – Middle school

    PM focus – Elementary

    8:30 – 9:30 Nut and bolts

    9:30 – 10:30 Primary Evaluation goal support

    11:00 – 12:00 Intermediate Eval Goal support

    2:00 – 3:00 Other team goals


    PLC group support with Darren and Neil.  Frame goals.


    PLC work :

    8:30 9:00 Celebrations (support multi-disciplinary learning.  What are people doing?)

    9:00 – 930

    9:30 – 10:30 Elementary













    • What is best use of time on Oct 14th?District trainings vs. in house SB trainings?




    • Schoology is being used more heavily to communicate group/district PD




      Attempt to centralize info and calendar for PD.  Neil will check




      Present opportunities to staff on Wed Sept 28th. 




      Action:  Find the options and share with staff






      What does the data show?  What should goals be set on?


              Staff/Family Survey


              Student Engagement and managing classroom environment


              Upward metrics for family surveys


              Positive feedback from staff survey




      What have been our previous goals for CSIP? 




      Reading – students reading at grade level standards


      Math – students at proficiency


      Advanced Learning Opportunities




      Salmon Bay Goal possibilities: 




      Some collective work on writing


      Where does the data source begin? 


      Having 3 possible data points (1st, 4th, 7th)


      Use PLC group goal sets to align with (by grade levels)




      District goals:


       Climate goal




      Challenges:  Measurable writing goals within different grade




      MS ex:  Power paragraphs that include rubrics


      ES ex:  Caukins rubric, informative




      Review of what teams are doing? 










      Growth measure or summative measure




      How could we include student’s feelings about how they recognize their growth




      Portfolio idea?  CBA for 7th/8th grade can show this type of growth




      Understanding mechanics of writing goal – come to some agreement






      Moving forward on the goal development:  Agreement of forming subgroup to propose math and literacy goals.  Spend larger group effort on writing goal and climate goal.


      Math:  Neil will take this on


      Literacy:  Neil will take this on


      Climate:  Linda, Megan, Sam


      Writing:  Everyone else


      Maybe ALO: Potential Strategy





    Next meeting:  Tuesday October 11th 2016 7:30


    Submitted by Megan Ratcliffe

    September 27th, 2016