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Plotting Your Course for Comprehensive Monitoring

Mar 27, 2015



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Plotting Your Course for Comprehensive Monitoring Slide 2 What? When? Who? How? Slide 3 WHAT is Comprehensive Monitoring? Joint effort by LEAs & TDE to improve effectiveness of services to students Check of evidence to ensure program implementation is in compliance with federal law Opportunity for technical assistance Slide 4 WHEN is Comprehensive Monitoring? LEAs, not scheduled for on-site monitoring, complete self-monitoring annually On-site monitoring team visits every 3 years Slide 5 WHO Are the Monitors? The on-site monitoring team is composed of state consultants other than the NCLB consultant assigned to your system Slide 6 Dont Wait to Begin Preparing Slide 7 Getting Your Gear Together Slide 8 Examples of Documents Needed Consolidated Application & Addenda Budget Documents Plans such as TCSPP, TSIPs, Technology, & Parent Involvement Various Board Policies Slide 9 Sample Indicators & Evidences 6. Funds are drawn down from FACTS regularly in correlation to expenditures. Grants Transaction Report Quarterly Expenditure Report Slide 10 13. The LEA maintains a log/database for equipment purchased. Equipment Log / Database Budget documents Visual inspection Identification tag / label Slide 11 36. Title I funds are used to supplement funds made available from non-federal sources. *REQUIRED *Enrollment data by school *List of teachers by grade / subject *Budget documents *Comparability Report Slide 12 More Examples of Items to Collect Documentation of all PD & PI Activities Sign-in Sheets Agendas or Minutes Calendars or Schedules Evidence of Parental Notifications Letters Newsletters Student Handbooks Slide 13 Sample Items for SW School Visits Home Language Surveys Parent-Student-School Compacts Schedules of Parapros & Teachers *10 Components of a SW Title I School in TSIP * Similar for TA Schools Slide 14 *(b.) schoolwide reform strategies with emphasis on improved achievement of the lowest achieving students; Match TSIPP Pg# _____ to activities *(d.) high quality and ongoing professional development activities; Match TSIPP Pg# _____ to activities *(g.) plans for assisting preschool children from early childhood programs to elementary school programs; Match TSIPP Pg# _____ to activities Slide 15 Tips for Plotting a Smooth Course Slide 16 Organize Your Gear Slide 17 Label Your Gear Slide 18 More Tips All local program directors and the federal programs bookkeeper should be present during comprehensive on-site monitoring Be prepared to show documentation of compliance for each item on the monitoring instrument Slide 19 Call your NCLB Consultant to Guide Your Course for On-Site Comprehensive Monitoring Slide 20 Stay Calm Slide 21 Stay on Course!