Program Review Policy

F-03F-03

 

PROGRAM REVIEW PROCESS

  • The Program Review Committee will be made primarily of: The Related Arts team (Art, Music, PE, Library Media), as well as Writing Wall of Fame coordinators, and the Assistant Principal.

 

  • Each Program Review Committee member will serve on one standards team: Curriculum and Instruction, Formative and Summative Assessment, Professional Development and Support Services, Administrative/ Leadership Support and Monitoring

 

  • The teams will each be responsible for identifying and/or collecting evidence, analyzing data, and evaluating one standard for arts and humanities, writing, and practical living & career studies:
  • September/October:  Curriculum and Instruction
  • November/December: Formative and Summative Assessment
  • January/February:  Professional Development and Support Services
  • March/April: Administrative/Leadership Support and Monitoring

 

  • Each Standards Team will report program review results and recommendations to the council:
  • October:  Curriculum and Instruction
  • December: Formative and Summative Assessment
  • February:  Professional Development and Support Services
  • April: Administrative/Leadership Support and Monitoring

 

  • The council will analyze the data periodically throughout the school year provided by the Standards Teams, decide action steps to strengthen the programs, including but not limited to: adjusting staffing, course offerings, and schedule.  Pertinent goals, strategies, etc. will be included in the School Improvement Plan.  (This is based on the recommendations from the Program Review Committee.)

 

  • The Program Review Committee will report council decisions to the staff.

 

  • The Program Review Committee will write a professional development action plan including justification for plan components and how the action plan will be communicated to stakeholders through a variety of modes (student conferences, web sites, newsletters, etc.)
  • The Program Review Committee will monitor and staff will implement the steps to strengthen the programs

 

 

PROGRAM MONITORING

The principal will:

  • Ensure curriculum is aligned to Kentucky Core Academic Standards
  • Ensure the implementation of the program review policy.
  • Ensure that the council annually reviews, revises (if necessary), the Program Review Policy by April of each year.

The council will:

  • Ensure teachers receive embedded professional development needed to improve instruction in writing, arts and Humanities and Practical Living/Career Studies.
  • Ensure staffing allocation decisions are made to support all the school’s instruction programs, including writing, arts and humanities, and practical living/career studies.  Each year the council will review the effectiveness of the staffing allocation for supporting the school’s programs.

 

  • Receive regular reports from the principal on the availability of resources for supporting the school’s writing, arts and humanities, and practical living/career studies programs when it makes budget decisions.
  • Receive regular reports from the principal on the use of instructional time for supporting the school’s writing, arts and humanities, and practical living/career studies programs

 

POLICY EVALUATION

We will evaluate the effectiveness of this policy through our School Improvement Planning Process.

 

Date Adopted:  _5-12__

Date Reviewed or Revised:  _____    Council Chairperson’s Initials  _____

Date Reviewed or Revised:  _____    Council Chairperson’s Initials  _____