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Pre-Entry: Building Relationships February 2014 to June 2014

Goal

  1. By the end of the 2013-2014 school year, I will begin to develop building-wide relationships with staff, students, and parents. I will have met with every staff member before the end of the school year in several different formats (whole staff, team meetings, etc.)
  2. By the end of the 2013-2014 school year, I will begin to establish district-wide relationships with middle level principals, assistant principals, and district administration.
  • Attend staff meeting as first, formal introduction
  • Participate in smaller, team meetings building wide
  • Attend PTO meetings
  • Attend 5th Grade Transition
  • Attend Graduation
  • Attend district level ALT trainings
  • Meet with middle level principals
  • Meet students or groups of students
  • Meet with assistant principals
  • Meet with existing principal
  • Meet with building secretaries

Building Planning: June 2014-August 18, 2014

Goals

  1. Build my understanding of the processes and vision of District #59, including the district’s strategic plan.
  2. Continue to build my understanding of the day to day operations of Friendship Junior High and have a solid understanding of the direction of the school within our one district approach.
  3. Prepare for the start of the 2014-2015 school year, including any hiring, planning, and system reorganization.
  4. Continue relationship building and open, consistent communication during the summer.
  • Attend new principal leadership academies
  • Collaborate with middle level principals on focus and direction for a one district approach
  • Hire Building Leadership Team (BLT)
  • Schedule BLT retreat with all middle schools
  • Meet with key stakeholders both in the building and at district level
  • Schedule 1/2 day planning session with assistant principals to communicate shared junior high focus.
  • Prepare for opening days
  • Develop responsibilities for AP’s and prepare schedule for classroom visits (2 hours per day)
  • Purchase staff shirts for new school year
  • Plan staff outing – end of summer reception gathering

Start-up/Action Plan August 18- December, 2014

Goals

  1. Clearly articulate building/district focus in a manner that is clear, concise and easy for staff to understand, process and feel energized about the school year.
  2. Energize and inspire staff opening day and beyond, with regular and consistent recognition and celebration.
  3. Clear, consistent communication on multiple levels, utilizing a process that includes bulging and district level information to and from all departments, grade levels, and committees.
  4. Restructure existing team meeting time, shifting to a Professional Learning Community (PLC) framework, creating an environment of discussion that focuses primarily on instruction and student learning.
  5. Develop Wednesday early release time into an absolute necessary time of professional development, that teachers embrace, lead, look forward to, and utilize into their daily practices.
  6. Administration will have a consistent presence in classrooms, dedicating two hours per day, minimally, for this practice.
  • Opening day activities will focus on celebration, team building and build on the excitement of a new school year
  • Building Plan/Focus for the school year will be clearly communicated and revisited often
  • Team building/recognition will take place on a consistent basis in multiple forms
  • Weekly communication will be sent from principal
  • Bi-weekly information will be posted on family access and sent to parents
  • Weekly meetings with administrative team to ensure regular dialogue and focus on key areas, including quarterly half day meeting to monitor progress in key areas.
  • Regular evaluation of key areas to ensure progress in the right direction
  • Professional development and Wednesday time will be structured in a way that key items will be revisited and discussed during department times.

Culmination: 360 Personal Evaluations, December 2014

Pre-Entry: Building Relationships February 2014 to June 2014

Goal

  1. By the end of the 2013-2014 school year, I will begin to develop building-wide relationships with staff, students, and parents. I will have met with every staff member before the end of the school year in several different formats (whole staff, team meetings, etc.)
  2. By the end of the 2013-2014 school year, I will begin to establish district-wide relationships with middle level principals, assistant principals, and district administration.
  • Attend staff meeting as first, formal introduction
  • Participate in smaller, team meetings building wide
  • Attend PTO meetings
  • Attend 5th Grade Transition
  • Attend Graduation
  • Attend district level ALT trainings
  • Meet with middle level principals
  • Meet students or groups of students
  • Meet with assistant principals
  • Meet with existing principal
  • Meet with building secretaries

Building Planning: June 2014-August 18, 2014

Goals

  1. Build my understanding of the processes and vision of District #59, including the district’s strategic plan.
  2. Continue to build my understanding of the day to day operations of Friendship Junior High and have a solid understanding of the direction of the school within our one district approach.
  3. Prepare for the start of the 2014-2015 school year, including any hiring, planning, and system reorganization.
  4. Continue relationship building and open, consistent communication during the summer.
  • Attend new principal leadership academies
  • Collaborate with middle level principals on focus and direction for a one district approach
  • Hire Building Leadership Team (BLT)
  • Schedule BLT retreat with all middle schools
  • Meet with key stakeholders both in the building and at district level
  • Schedule 1/2 day planning session with assistant principals to communicate shared junior high focus.
  • Prepare for opening days
  • Develop responsibilities for AP’s and prepare schedule for classroom visits (2 hours per day)
  • Purchase staff shirts for new school year
  • Plan staff outing – end of summer reception gathering

Start-up/Action Plan August 18- December, 2014

Goals

  1. Clearly articulate building/district focus in a manner that is clear, concise and easy for staff to understand, process and feel energized about the school year.
  2. Energize and inspire staff opening day and beyond, with regular and consistent recognition and celebration.
  3. Clear, consistent communication on multiple levels, utilizing a process that includes bulging and district level information to and from all departments, grade levels, and committees.
  4. Restructure existing team meeting time, shifting to a Professional Learning Community (PLC) framework, creating an environment of discussion that focuses primarily on instruction and student learning.
  5. Develop Wednesday early release time into an absolute necessary time of professional development, that teachers embrace, lead, look forward to, and utilize into their daily practices.
  6. Administration will have a consistent presence in classrooms, dedicating two hours per day, minimally, for this practice.
  • Opening day activities will focus on celebration, team building and build on the excitement of a new school year
  • Building Plan/Focus for the school year will be clearly communicated and revisited often
  • Team building/recognition will take place on a consistent basis in multiple forms
  • Weekly communication will be sent from principal
  • Bi-weekly information will be posted on family access and sent to parents
  • Weekly meetings with administrative team to ensure regular dialogue and focus on key areas, including quarterly half day meeting to monitor progress in key areas.
  • Regular evaluation of key areas to ensure progress in the right direction
  • Professional development and Wednesday time will be structured in a way that key items will be revisited and discussed during department times.

Culmination: 360 Personal Evaluations, December 2014(need es)

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