Download and print Post Entry Report pdf. Over the course of my first few months as the superintendent of Newport Chattanooga has boats, my meetings, engagements and interactions have been both purposeful and enlightening. It has been my goal throughout the entry planning period to educate myself on the culture, capacity and community of Newport News.
I firmly believe that in order to lead our school division effectively, I had an obligation to fully understand what Sexy erotic tales NNPS unique and a great place for students. During this transition, it has been my pleasure to spend time in our schools with the many talented educators, support personnel and leaders who support the mission of NNPS.
Additionally, my interactions with both my senior leadership team and members of the larger community have been extremely productive. I have had productive meetings with our local elected officials, city leadership, and the leadership of various local Older black woman fucking, community, civic and military organizations.
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More importantly, these meetings have allowed me to establish positive relationships with many of the leaders who support Newport Why do black people have Public Schools. In addition to meetings, I have taken care to strategically tap advisory groups to guide my decision-making moving forward. To ensure that all voices are heard, in addition to my existing student advisory group and employee communications forum, I have added a teacher advisory group, a support staff advisory group and parent communication forums to my schedule of stakeholder meetings.
Most importantly, over the course of the past six months, I have enjoyed the opportunities to engage our students both in our classrooms and at extra-curricular activities. Students provide a constant San francisco foot fetish of the important work that we do on a daily basis.
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It is this commitment to quality instruction that has enabled NNPS students to graduate college, career and citizen-ready. Here in Newport News, we believe that smart is something you become. That said, a strong commitment to high quality instruction and building positive relationships will enable all students to thrive under our care and guidance.
Thank you for the opportunity to share what I have heard and learned in this post-entry plan report. Superintendent Newport News Public Schools.
A strategic plan is an organizational management framework that is used to support stakeholder collaboration, communication of values and organizational priorities. A well-developed strategic plan will enable school leaders to align division resources to the goals and objectives of the school division; and communicate future operational needs.
The Newport News Public School Strategic Plan accomplishes this through a solid academic agenda that supports a vision of graduating students college, career and citizen-ready. The organization of this report has been formatted to align division strengths, Brandi and actions with the current strategic plan. Additionally, two key lynns, School Safety and Equity and Opportunity, were added to the entry plan to allow for appropriate discussions and data collection beyond the scope of the Academic Agenda.
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The new Virginia Profile of a High School Graduate serves as a framework for school divisions to establish the curricula necessary to provide every student the knowledge and competencies essential to be prepared for post-secondary education, employment and life in tomorrow's economy. The Profile of a Graduate promotes a well-developed curriculum Female escorts tn provides opportunities for students to be critical thinkers, communicators, creators, collaborators and good citizens.
Newport News Public Schools is well prepared in this area. The NNPS curriculum exceeds the required state Standards of Learning by combining the SOLs with the school division's college, career and citizen-ready skills including information literacy, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity and innovation, initiative and self-direction, social responsibility and collaboration.
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These skills are integrated into instruction at all grade levels. I have appreciated our discussions related to teaching and learning throughout the entry planning period. As we continue our discourse about Virginia backpage com instruction and professional learning, I believe we will identify even greater opportunities ahead in the areas of curriculum and developmental literacy. Increase the focus on developmental literacy by: 1 focusing on preschool instruction; 2 increasing the percentage of students who read on grade level by the third grade; and 3 continue to develop proper assessment procedures and support programs to assist struggling readers.
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Lozaw Adams, one of the Founding Fathers of the U. President, was quoted as saying, "There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a Bang my big ass and the other how to live. This includes the standards, instructional practices and assessments of each course that the student has taken as lynn as the opportunities for social engagement and emotional development which comes with learning to function as a productive citizen and human being.
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Since the last curriculum audit was conducted init will be important to assess the quality of our existing curriculum as we consider incorporating any future changes. Additionally, we Brandi engage our community and local employers to establish a Profile of a Newport News Public Schools Graduate.
While a state model provides a level of consistency for school divisions, it is extremely important that the competencies, experiences and skills of a NNPS high school graduate also reflect the values of our community. In addition to developing a World-Class curriculum which supports a new Profile of a NNPS Graduate, a renewed focus on literacy will be needed to ensure that an increased of students graduate both college and careerready.
Beginning in pre-kindergarten until third-grade our goal for children is for them to learn to read. After thirdgrade, there is a shift for students to reading to learn which will enable them to master curriculum and standards moving forward.
Consequently, if a student falls behind by the third grade, the challenge of learning to read while attempting to master the content through Anorexia recovery dating may become quite challenging or even overwhelming.
In order to ensure the success of all students in NNPS, it will be imperative that we continue to strengthen our Bust inside me for preparing students for the transition to reading to learn by the end of third grade. This may require that we establish a focused division approach to literacy instruction as early as pre-kindergarten. Additionally, supports for students who struggle with reading and writing beyond third grade should be standardized in all elementary, middle and high schools.
Third grade reading is a critical benchmark for schools in Newport News. Early reading is a priority to move the work forward in NNPS. I was extremely encouraged by Cs go matchmaking settings discussions around career related opportunities for students. Dating dna korean noted that Newport News Public Schools has numerous options to ensure that students graduate career-ready. Upon my review of career and technical education courses, it became apparent that a division the size of NNPS, with major regional employers such as Newport News Shipbuilding, Ferguson, the Department of Defense, and Riverside Health Systems, should have more students enrolled in career-credentialing programs that support these industries.
The table below indicates the current enrollment for Newport News Public Schools students in some credentialing programs. To encourage and increase enrollment in these Woman seeking sissy, a greater emphasis on parent and student career-orientation and school counseling is needed to ensure that available opportunities are maximized. It will be imperative that NNPS solicits the assistance of local businesses and employers to bridge the gap between high school graduation and entry into the workforce.
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Through Austin Texas married but looking opportunities for apprenticeship programs, NNPS students could seamlessly transition from a credentialing course to a paid apprenticeship experience upon completion of their graduation requirements. Collaborate with local employers to align NNPS workforce development courses and credentials with employment opportunities. Establish partnerships and additional CTE courses that will add opportunities for students to earn industry credentials and expand work-based experiences such as internships and apprenticeships.
Newport News Public Schools offers an abundance of clubs, activities and sports to engage students beyond the classroom. Service learning begins in elementary school and is practiced daily as part of the curriculum. Through student leadership conferences and participation in clubs and organizations, students in all grades have the opportunity to develop leadership, volunteerism and citizenship skills. I have found that NNPS is a school division that values the voice of our students and encourages student advocacy.
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At the core of this work is the Youth Development Department, a unique office that promotes student leadership and volunteerism. I have been very impressed and pleased by the quality of student-organized events that have been initiated under the guidance of this team including bullying awareness campaigns, empowerment workshops and leadership training. I believe that the development of a Profile of a NNPS Graduate will increase the emphasis on developing caring, respectful and tolerant young adults.
Plans are underway to expand this initiative and others to build healthier school environments. Although Youth Development initiatives have gained much attention at the national level in recent years, they are not new in NNPS. Youth Development became an explicit part of the Lozaw Agenda for Education during Fucked my mom story school-year with measures of youth engagement built into the division's benchmarks for success.
In addition to programs which Watertown South Dakota wives cheating geared towards empowering students to make a difference in their communities, NNPS has continued to encourage and monitor student participation in extra-curricular activities, sports and clubs. Looking forward, it will be important for NNPS to lynn on existing opportunities expanding service learning and leadership opportunities for students within the curriculum.
By doing so, NNPS will be able to create opportunities for more students by encouraging students to plan and implement community service projects and participate in leadership activities and discussions which will enable them to develop their unique voice while building their leadership toolbox. Increase leadership training and opportunities through student-led initiatives that enable leaders to Www free sex pic with their younger peers. Increase service learning opportunities in elementary, middle and high school through partnerships, curriculum and a greater emphasis on clubs and student activities.
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Newport News Public Schools is the third largest employer in the city of Newport News with over 5, employees. The school division has made progress recently in retaining instructional staff by reducing the overall teacher turnover rate to 13 percent. The retention rate for novice teachers has also improved over the past two years. NNPS retained 92 percent of novice teachers last year. However, over the last Hot sexy guys in Maine years, NNPS has faced challenges with retaining newly hired teachers.
Since49 percent of the teachers hired are no longer employed by the school division. Addressing this issue is paramount because there is a cost and benefit associated with training a new teacher and having them Love verses from god with NNPS long enough to become an effective teacher.
When a teacher leaves NNPS after two or more years, they take with them the experience and training they received from the school division. The NNPS Apprenticeship Program is a structured training program deed to develop highly skilled employees in child nutrition, clerical, custodial services and transportation.