Gallatin County Schools Continuous Improvement Plans
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Continuous Improvement Planning Google Site.
2020-21 Phase One: Continuous Improvement Diagnostic for Schools
The Comprehensive School Improvement Plan or CSIP is defined as a plan developed by the school council, or successor, and charter schools with the input of parents, faculty, and staff, based on a review of relevant data that includes targets, strategies, activities, and a time schedule to support student achievement and student growth, and to eliminate gaps among groups of students.
The comprehensive school and district improvement plan process is outlined in 703 KAR 5:225. The requirements included in the administrative regulation are key components of the continuous improvement process in Kentucky and ultimately fulfillment of school, district, and state goals under the Kentucky State Plan as required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
While the regulation outlines a timeline for compliance purposes, the plan itself is a strategic and proven approach to improve processes and to ensure students achieve. The timeline for the school’s 2020-21 diagnostics is as follows:
Phase One: August 1 - October 1
• Continuous Improvement Diagnostic for Schools
Phase Two: October 1 - November 1
• The Needs Assessment for Schools
• School Assurances
• School Safety Report
Phase Three: November 1 - January 1
• Comprehensive School Improvement Plan
• Executive Summary for Schools
• Closing the Achievement Gap Diagnostic for Schools
• Professional Development Plan for Schools
Phase Four: January 1 - December 31
• Progress Monitoring
Gallatin County District
- Gallatin County Board of Education Approved at 11/19/19 regularly scheduled meeting.
This plan contains goals and activities of the district on 30 day cycles. The goals of the comprehensive improvement plan require multiple and systematic action steps. Goals and actions need to be communicated. The 30-60-90 day plan helps us to monitor our progress toward meeting our district goals.
The district instructional professional learning community (Team One) conducts monthly meetings to discuss instructional matters. Team One is intentional about only discussing how the district can improve instructional practices. These meetings have had several positive outcomes and the progress continues. The GCS Planning Hub website is a central hub for district staff to house all instructional planning. The hub will establish an organized system of instructional planning and resources. This will allow for greater teacher efficacy and improve consistency across the district.
Gallatin County Schools English Language (EL) program is one that provides instructional support for children who are learning English. The purpose of our EL program is to ensure "children who are limited English proficient, including immigrant children and youth, attain English Language proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English, and meet the same challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet". (ESEA Part A, Section 3102).