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Empathy 1.B - Staff and Student Well Being
Oakland Meadow School is committed to promoting student and staff well-being by prioritizing self-care, physical and mental health, and social-emotional learning.
1. Student Pal Mentoring Program- Oakland Meadow School will continue implementing the Pal Mentoring Program. All students at Oakland Meadow will be appointed a positive role model/adult mentor. Students and their mentors will participate in scheduled events 3 times per school year. They will also engage with one another a minimum of 2 times monthly.
2. Student Clubs- Students at Oakland Meadow School will continue to have the opportunity to participate in a club of their choice. Clubs will be hosted by staff members and offered on a monthly basis.
3. Student Council will meet one time monthly and continue to plan and implement student-led service projects and initiatives.
4. School Community Events- Oakland Meadow School will continue to host activities and events for students, staff, and their families that contribute to the overall well-being of the school community.
5. School Wellness Program- Oakland Meadow School will continue to improve the well-being of our students and staff through our wellness program.
Students will continue to begin each school by participating in a morning meeting and end each day with an optimistic closing.
The student news will include a daily positive affirmation.
Students will continue engaging in weekly Social Emotional Learning lessons emphasizing relationship-building.
Whole group, small group, and individual therapeutic sessions will continue to be provided to students to address social, emotional, and behavioral challenges.
Students will continue to earn Black Knight Bucks for being Respectful, Responsible, Role Models. Students will continue to be provided the opportunity to cash in their Black Knight Bucks for preferred activities and high-interest items as well as to participate in monthly PBIS celebrations.
Students and their families will have the opportunity to join monthly online read-alouds hosted by our Principal.
Professional learning opportunities for staff members will continue to be provided in the areas of resiliency training, restorative practices, and mindfulness techniques.
We will continue to include a Social Emotional Learning Corner in our staff and parent newsletters.
Oakland Meadow School will continue its implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. Staff members will be acknowledged on a weekly and monthly basis for their participation in PBIS.
Staff members will be celebrated and acknowledged through our weekly Knight in Shining Armor announcement, our weekly Spotlight on Staff, monthly appreciation carts, Week of Thanks, and our annual Staff Appreciation Week.
Staff member voices will be elevated through our monthly listening sessions hosted by our Principal.
Percent of students responding positively to the following EES Student Survey items: 1. I can discuss a problem with a friend without making it worse. Baseline: 33% Target: 35% 2. In my school, I feel that I belong to a group of friends. Baseline: 67% Target: 70% 3. My teacher(s) listens to my ideas and/or concerns. Baseline: 67% Target: 70% 4. My parents/family feel welcome to visit this school. Baseline: 33% Target: 35%
Percent of staff responding positively to the following EES Staff Survey items: 1. I incorporate social-emotional instruction into my daily instructional delivery. Baseline: 90% Target: 92% 2. Staff at all levels are treated fairly here. Baseline: 90% Target: 92%
Equity 2.A - Multi-tiered System of Supports
Oakland Meadow School will continue to implement a comprehensive framework to fully operationalize a multi-tiered system of supports to address academic and non-academic student needs and remove barriers to success.
Students in our EBD Program will participate in the i-Ready Screener to assess individual academic needs.
Classroom teachers serving our students in the EBD Program will continue to address the Academic Knowledge and Skills according to the Instructional Calendar and respond to individual student needs utilizing research-based instructional strategies and progress monitoring.
Teachers serving our EBD classrooms will begin the implementation of EL Education.
Classroom teachers will begin the implementation of SPIRE training as appropriate.
Oakland Meadow School will partner with the Behavior Support and Interventions Office to offer the following professional learning opportunities:
Teaching Expectations and Procedures
Maintaining Student Engagement and Lesson Momentum
Maintaining Good Student Behavior
Student Accountability and Motivation
Student Self Management
Oakland Meadow School will partner with the Special Education Department to offer the following professional learning opportunities:
Individual Student Behavior Intervention Plan Training
Classroom teachers serving our students in the medically fragile/SID PID and MOID classrooms will continue to address the Georgia Extended Content Standards and respond to individual student needs utilizing research-based instructional strategies and progress monitoring.
Classroom staff in our medically fragile/SID PID classrooms will continue to participate in medical training to support the individual needs of their students.
Classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, and support staff will continue to engage in team meetings to discuss individual student strengths and areas for growth.
The MTSS Team will meet collaboratively with the Social Emotional Learning Team as well as the PBIS team to address individual student needs.
Oakland Meadow School will progress from emerging to operational with the implementation of PBIS.
Oakland Meadow School itinerant teachers will continue implementing Individualized Educational Programs for students served across the district in collaboration with their local school.
1. Percent of students universally screened in Math and English/Language Arts: Baseline: 88% Target: 90% 2. Percent of students participating in the Wellness Screener: Baseline: 67% Target: 70%
Percent of Staff responding positively to the following EES Staff Survey Items: 1. I believe that all students can meet state standards. Baseline: 79% Target: 81%
School-wide earning for implementation of PBIS: Baseline: Emerging Target: Operational
Staff completion of assigned professional learning opportunities: Baseline: 0% of assigned staff Target: 100% of assigned staff
Equity 2.B - Opportunity and Access
Oakland Meadow School will continue to expand student opportunities to engage in and access high-quality, rigorous, and culturally relevant curriculum, and enrichment activities.
Oakland Meadow School students will continue to participate in a monthly club of their choice.
Oakland Meadow School students will participate in a minimum of 4 field trips this school year including both on campus and off campus.
Oakland Meadow School students will participate in project-based learning opportunities that facilitate understanding of the various cultural/ethnic backgrounds that make up our school community.
Oakland Meadow school students will participate in monthly read-alouds provided by the Principal. Read-alouds will pertain to the various cultural/ethnic backgrounds of our school community.
Oakland Meadow School will host its second International Night.
Percent of students responding positively to the following EES Student Survey items:
I feel good about my cultural or ethnic background. Baseline: 33% Target: 35%
I often see the principal or administrators walking around the school talking to students. Baseline: 33% Target: 35%
Effectiveness 3.B - Talent Management
Oakland Meadow School will continue to respond to the diverse needs of its school community in order to support its educators and staff to achieve district goals.
Oakland Meadow School will continue to implement its Mentor-Mentee Program for new teachers and staff.
Oakland Meadow School will continue to provide information to its staff regarding district, state, and national training opportunities.
Oakland Meadow School will continue to offer resiliency training to teachers and staff.
Oakland Meadow School will continue to utilize Myers Briggs to increase teamwork and foster relationship-building among staff.
Oakland Meadow School will host 4 Connect and Engage events/activities for staff.
The Principal will host monthly listening sessions to elevate teacher and staff voice.
The Climate and Culture Leadership Team will continue to plan events and activities for students, staff, and their families.
Percent of staff responding positively to the following EES Staff Survey items: 1. My colleagues welcome new ideas and change: Baseline: 87.5% Target: 89.5% 2. Staff in our school do not manipulate others to achieve their goals: Baseline: 87.5% Target: 89.5%
Excellence 4.C - World-Class Communication and Engagement
Oakland Meadow School will continue to demonstrate world-class communication and engagement through modeling the value GCPS leadership places on transparent, two-way communication to build stakeholder trust and confidence.
The Principal will continue to send a Monthly Family Newsletter.
The Principal will continue to send a weekly Staff Newsletter.
Oakland Meadow School will implement the use of ParentSquare to communicate with the school community.
Oakland Meadow School classroom teachers will continue to implement a daily communication log with their students' families.
Oakland Meadow School will continue to partner with its Local School Council.
Oakland Meadow School will continue to maintain its school website.
Oakland Meadow School will continue to maintain its social media platforms of Facebook and Instagram.
Oakland Meadow School will continue to host Family/Teacher Conferences.
Oakland Meadow School Teachers will continue to engage in meetings with families regarding their child's Individualized Education Program.
Oakland Meadow School will continue to host Transitioning Parent Network Meetings 4 times per school year.
Oakland Meadow School classroom teachers will utilize ParentSquare to communicate with the families of their students.