Purpose/Overview

The purpose of this session is to provide regional charter schools with background knowledge of EVAAS and an opportunity to explore the use of a data-driven decision making process during strategic planning to improve student outcomes.

Session Description


Participants of this session will gain an understanding of the various EVAAS reports and best practice in use. In this session the reports will be explored and participants will engage in the data-driven decision making process during strategic planning to improve student outcomes.


Session Objectives
  • Interpret EVAAS reports
  • Apply understanding of the data-driven decision-making process
  • Evaluate how data can inform instructional practices
  • Create an action plan based on data analysis

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will recognize the difference between proficiency and growth.
  • Participants will be familiar with value-added reports.
  • Participants will be familiar with diagnostic reports.
  • Participants will implement the data driven decision making process for strategic planning.
  • Participants will create an action plan with SMART goals to address a focus area for district, school, or classroom improvement.


Interactive Agenda

Estimated Time
Activities
Learning Target
10 Mins.
Welcome, Introductions, Overview & Pre-assessment
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Access the website where today's materials are housed.
  • Meet the presenters.
10 Mins.
Proficiency & Growth
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Explain the differences between proficiency and growth.
30 Mins.
Value-added Reports
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Explain the components of a value-added report.
  • Explain why NCEs are used.
  • Explain why standard errors are used.
10 Mins
Break

60 Mins
Diagnostic Reports
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Interpret diagnostic reports whiskers.
  • Identify diagnostic patterns.
  • Complete an overview of school effects
60 Mins
Data-Driven Decision Making Process
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Understand the data-driven decision making process.
  • Identify instructional strategies.
  • Explain the Leadership and Learning Matrix
  • Complete a fish-bone diagram.
45 Mins.
Lunch
In this part of the session, I can:

Dialogue with colleagues.
40 Mins.
SMART Goals
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Identify a priority strategy.
  • Complete the SMART Goal template.
  • Create a SMART Goal.
20 Mins.
Resources
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Explore the variety of resources.
10 Mins.
Closure
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Complete the evaluation surveys.
  • Provide feedback on the session.

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