Student Success Summit

The Student Success Summit is a weekly meeting to focus on students' attendance and barriers to their success. Facilitated by the Community School principal and the Community School Director is a vital part of a proactive attendance strategy in NYC Community Schools.

Components of the Weekly Attendance Meeting

The weekly attendance meeting is a vital part of proactive attendance strategies in schools. The weekly meeting has four key components:

1. Consistent Time and Place

2. Principal and Community School Director Leadership

3. Use of Data

4. Connecting with Community Resources

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Resources to Support the Weekly Student Success Summit

Sample Agenda: The Weekly Meeting Agenda is designed to help your Student Success Team plan effective agendas, facilitate successful meetings, and understand the meeting's desired outcomes and actions.

Attendance Manual Quick Tips: Check out this manual to help support positive attendance! The guide details setting agendas, the inquiry process, and other useful tips for improving attendance. By following a set agenda and using an inquiry process, school teams can discover the root causes of absences, and find the resources that can help students stay and succeed in school.

Starting Strong: This planning worksheet can help your school identify and prioritize actions that can improve chronic absence. Check it out here: Starting Strong: Attendance Planning Worksheet

Confidentiality Agreements: Go to the FERPA and data safety page to sign CBO, CSD, and Success Mentor Confidentiality Agreements!

Attendance Works Toolkit: A leader in combating chronic absence, Attendance Works has additional resources for School Leadership Teams to have successful weekly meetings.