October 25, 2010 Agenda

Marcy Leadership Council Agenda
October 25, 2010
Room 224
3:30 -5:00 p.m.

Membership: Rhonda Vopava-Geyette (co-chair/intermediate 5/6 team), Lisa Hondros (co-chair/parent), Sara Dotty (recorder/middle school team), Eric Hedican (time keeper/specialist), Donna Andrews (principal), Barb Reiter (kindergarten team), Nicole Khuse (primary team), Jan Hyman (intermediate 3/4 team), Tamsen Brock (associate educator), Sarah Tittle (parent/parent council leadership officer), Jackie Dekker-Travis (parent), Shannon Williams (parent), Rosemary Schindeldecker (community rep, shared) and Sidney Orchard (community rep/shared)

I. Approval of Agenda
II. Approval of Minutes from October 11, 2010 Meeting
III. Committee Reports
IV. Unfinished Business

DISCUSSION ITEMS
1. Report on Ratification of Proposed Amendments to Leadership Constitution
2. Review statement and brainstorm ideas for ways to live up to our Hopes and Dreams
3. Review of Marcy Leadership Constitution Article II – Representation and Membership.
a. Proposed amendments
b. How do we meet the charge to have diverse representation?

V. New Business

DISCUSSION ITEMS
1. Review charge statements for committees and a create a schedule for reporting back to Leadership (PBIS, RTI, Staff Development, MAP)

a. PBIS Charge: PBIS committee utilizes school-based data and information, along with a commitment to best practice strategies, to guide and support students and staff. Our focus is to positively impact student behavior, increase instructional time, assist administrator efficiency, and improve school climate through function based support plans and interventions.
b. RTI Charge: The RTI or Response to Intervention committee is a group of school-based professionals that meet to address parent and teacher concerns around students experiencing academic or behavioral difficulties. The RTI committee includes classroom teachers, the school social worker, school psychologist, speech/language clinician, English Language Learner teacher and school administrator. The team reviews testing and behavior data and helps to allocate school-based and community resources toward students that need extra support. The team also supports classroom teachers in brainstorming, implementing and measuring evidence-based interventions for individual students experiencing academic and behavioral difficulties.
c. Staff Development
d. MAP

2. Thematic Learning: an all school theme
3. Differentiation in Math Instruction
4. Determining how to spend staff development money
5. Plan for administering MAP testing – how to support teachers and students without AE time?

VI. Announcements
VII. Adjournment