SMARTeGoal #1
By August 2012, the percentage of English students reaching AMAO I will increase from 58% to 75% (109 students to 140) as measured by the CELDT test.
By August 2012, the percentage of English students reaching AMAO II will increase from 36% to 60% (76 students to 128) as measured by the CELDT test.

1. 3-5 Actions to be taken to reach this goal
Tier I: Actions To Be Taken
a. Pacing Guides were developed and modified over summer 2012 to create consistency and reliability of instructional foci across grade levels.
Staff Development Rate for Teachers to Plan ($4500 - SCE)
b.Setting Purpose for every lesson
Teachers consistently Checking for Understanding and Student Engagement
All ELs engaged in academic discourse.
GRR Training (District paid)
Side by Side Training (District paid)

Tier II: Actions To Be Taken
a.Small Group Instruction designed with Side by Side among other resources.
July 2011/May 2012
Collaboration Time to develop lessons ($23000 - SCE, LEP)
Tier III: Actions To Be Taken
a.Small Group Instruction designed with Side by Side
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July 2011/May 2012
Collaboration Time to develop lessons ($23000 - SCE, LEP)
b.Imagine Learning for all CELDT 1 and 2 students and Long-term English Learners.
July 2011/May 2012
Teacher Extra Duty ($5,000, LEP)
c.Administrators will meet with all Long-term English Learners to explain their progress in CELDT.
July 2011/September 12
Administrators are free!

2. Teacher Collaboration
a.Horizontal:
Grade Level Teams have developed and implemented instructional routines to support English Learners such as frontloading, thinking maps, and other graphic organizers.
b.Vertical:
Vertical collaboration will focus on the continuity of standards development from one grade level to the next. We will analyze standards vertically to determine the skills and strategies that need to be mastered at each grade level.

3. Professional Development Plan (including training & follow up coaching)
Time to plan using the Side by Side document
Time to design lessons that incorporate clear purpose, academic discourse, accountable student talk, critical thinking, and writing.

4. Funding Source (i.e., Site, LEP, Title I, etc.)
Collaboration (State Compensatory Education)
Instructional Materials (Site Control, State Compensatory Education)
Extended Day (State Compensatory Education)
Professional Development (Site Control)
Side by Side Documents (LEP)

5. Engagement of Parents and community in supporting goals
Through ELAC, we have initiated a Parent Book Club
Disseminate CELDT data with clear explanations of student progress to all parents of English Learners
6. Accountability
a.Means of evaluating progress towards this goal (i.e., every 6-8 weeks):
Administer LAS Links assessment 3 times a year
b.Create plans and hold people accountable for follow through:
Weekly Administrator walkthroughs will include questioning English Learners to determine their engagement and understanding.
Teachers will articulate their plan of action for each English Learner.

SMARTeGoal #2
By June 2012, the percent of all 2nd through 6th grade students scoring at proficient or advanced levels on the English Language Arts portion of the California Standards Test will increase from 78% to 85% (532 students to 576) as measured by the STAR testing program results in English Language Arts.
By June 2012, the percent of English Learners scoring at proficient or advanced levels on the English Language Arts portion of the California Standards Test will increase from 64% to 76% (106 to 124 students)
By June 2012, the percent of Students with Disabilities scoring at proficient or advanced levels on the English Language Arts portion of the California Standards Test will increase from 55% to 76% (43 to 59 students)
1. 3-5 Actions to be taken to reach this goal
Tier I: Actions To Be Taken
a.Pacing Guides were developed and modified over summer 2012 to create consistency and reliability of instructional foci across grade levels.
July 2011/May 2012
Planning Time for Summer 2011 (SCE)
b.Non-fiction Reading and writing will be increased through the use of Time for Kids, Theweek.com, and other resources on the Internet..
July 2011/May 2012
Time for Kids Voucher (Free)
Internet Reading Resources (Free)
c.Grade level teams will develop two open ended formative assessments every quarter in grades 2-6..
July 2011/May 2012
Collaborative Grade Level Time (SCE, LEP)

Tier II: Actions To Be Taken
a.Small group instruction will be focused on higher order thinking skills that are connected to our teacher created assessments..
July 2011/May 2012
Collaborative Time for planning small group interventions.
Tier III: Actions To Be Taken
a.Our SST process will be renewed and modified to focus on the students who are making the least progress in all grade levels..
July 2011/May 2012
Collaborative Time for planning.
Materials to address reading interventions will be enhanced.
b.Imagine Learning will be implemented for all of our CELDT 1s and 2s, 3s and Long Term English Learners.
July 2011/May 2012
Imagine Learning licenses
c.Extended Day Reading Intervention for 1st grade to support struggling readers.
July 2011/March 2012
Extended Day Teacher Salaries (SCE)

2. Teacher Collaboration
a.Horizontal:
Grade Level Teams will develop and implement instructional routines to match the authentic assessments that they are creating.
b.Vertical:
Vertical collaboration will focus on the continuity of standards development from one grade level to the next. We will analyze standards vertically to determine the skills and strategies that need to be mastered at each grade level.

3. Professional Development Plan (including training & follow up coaching)
Time to develop authentic formative assessments
Time to design lessons that incorporate clear purpose, academic discourse, accountable student talk, critical thinking, and writing, which will be included in these formative assessments.

4. Funding Source (i.e., Site, LEP, Title I, etc.)
Collaboration (State Compensatory Education and LEP)
Instructional Materials (Site Control, State Compensatory Education)
Extended Day (State Compensatory Education and LEP)
Professional Development (Site Control and State Compensatory Education)
Imagine Learning (LEP)

5. Engagement of Parents and community in supporting goals
Keep parents informed and invite questions and comments through our Salt Creek blog
6. Accountability
a.Means of evaluating progress towards this goal (i.e., every 6-8 weeks):
Administer 2 formative assessments created by grade level teams each quarter.
b.Create plans and hold people accountable for follow through:
Assessment results will be shared at grade level meetings on Friday and on Collaboration days to create interventions for students who are not demonstrating proficiency.

SMARTeGoal #3
By June 2012, the percentage of all Kindergarten through 6th grade students scoring at proficient or advanced levels on the Local Measures Writing assessment will increase from 40% to 75% (391 students to 741 ) as measured by the Local Measures Writing test.
By June 2012, the percentage of students scoring at the advanced level on the Local Measures Writing assessment will increase from 1% to 10% (3 students to 100) as measured by the Local Measures Writing test. (GATE GOAL)
1. 3-5 Actions to be taken to reach this goal
Tier I: Actions To Be Taken
a.Pacing Guides were developed and modified over summer 2012 to create consistency and reliability of instructional foci across grade levels.
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July 2011/May 2012
Planning Time for Summer (SCE)
b.Salt Creek staff has developed and will implement their Beliefs about Writing:
We believe students should see high quality models for every writing that they do.
We believe that all writing should have a clear purpose and authentic audience that students value and understand.
We believe all writing should be published for real audiences.
We believe in creating a culture of revision for high quality.
We believe that students should have choice of topic, genre, and purpose within a structure.
We believe that writing should be celebrated and enjoyed.
We believe that students should write every day.
We believe that consistency in editing marks, language, and writing tools will help students write well..
July 2011/May 2012
Friday Staff Meetings to Create
Collaboration Time for Planning (SCE, LEP)
c.Using Technology to produce and publish writing.
July 2011/May 2012
12 More MacBooks (EEF)
Publishing Sites such as StoryBird (Free)

Tier II: Actions To Be Taken
a.Design small group guided instruction for students who are not yet proficient in the target standards. Utilize the Side by Side Document as needed..
July 2011/May 2012
Collaboration Time for planning (SCE, LEP)
Cohort Professional Development around Guided Instruction (District)

Tier III: Actions To Be Taken
a.One on One writing conferences will be a regular portion of Writer’s Workshop.
July 2011/May 2012
Training at Friday Staff Meetings and Grade Level Collaborations (SCE, LEP)
b.GATE Program begins 2nd quarter will incorporate writing strategies.
October 2011/May 2012
Extra Duty for Teachers (Site Control)
Materials (Site Control)

2. Teacher Collaboration
a.Horizontal:
Time will be provided to design instructional routines for Writer’s Workshop such as gathering modeled and shared writing topics, selecting mentor texts and planning instructional routines
b.Vertical:
Vertical collaboration will focus on the continuity of standards development from one grade level to the next. We will analyze standards vertically to determine the skills and strategies that need to be mastered at each grade level.

3. Professional Development Plan (including training & follow up coaching)
Staff Created “Beliefs about Writing”
Friday Staff Meetings will be focused on Writing instruction by developing best practices centered around Beliefs that we have created
Some staff will be trained in the Learning Headquarters Writing Program (3rd grade was trained in 2010-11).

4. Funding Source (i.e., Site, LEP, Title I, etc.)
Collaboration (State Compensatory Education)
Instructional Materials (Site Control, State Compensatory Education)
Extended Day (State Compensatory Education and LEP)
Professional Development (Site Control)

5. Engagement of Parents and community in supporting goals
Student Writing will be shared on our School Website
Strategies for Supporting children writing at home will be shared on website and at Parent Conferences
GATE Parent Meeting to be scheduled at start of 2nd quarter
6. Accountability
a.Means of evaluating progress towards this goal (i.e., every 6-8 weeks):
District writing benchmarks and grade level created prompts, assessed and analyzed every quarter
b.Create plans and hold people accountable for follow through:
Minutes from grade level meetings are shared to assure that writing prompts are administered and analyzed to inform next steps of instruction
SMARTeGoal #4
By June 2012, the percentage of all Kindergarten through 6th grade students scoring at proficient or advanced levels on the Local Measures Math assessment will increase from 80% to 85% (794 students to 840) as measured by the Local Measures Math test.
1. 3-5 Actions to be taken to reach this goal
Tier I: Actions To Be Taken
a. Pacing Guides were developed and modified over summer 2012 to create consistency and reliability of instructional foci across grade levels.
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July 2011/May 2012
Time for Summer Planning (SCE)
b.Board Math will continue to be instituted across campus
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July 2011/May 2012
Time in collaboration to create board math problems and assessments (SCE, LEP)
c.Algebra Resource binder will be integrated into Board Math and other instructional routines.
July 2011/May 2012
Time in collaboration to integrate Algebra Resource Binder (SCE, LEP)
d. Math Benchmark data will be put in OARS to be analyzed by grade levels.
July 2011/May 2012
OARS (SCE)

Tier II: Actions To Be Taken
a.Small group instruction for students who are not working at grade level will be implemented consistently..
July 2011/May 2012
Time for collaboration to plan instruction for intervention groups.
Tier III: Actions To Be Taken
a. Our SST process will be renewed and modified to focus on the students who are making the least progress in all grade levels..
July 2011/May 2012
Time on Fridays and Collaboration days to plan interventions for our struggling students

2. Teacher Collaboration
a.Horizontal:
Grade Level teams will develop common lesson plans for critical content.
Results of District Math Benchmarks will be scored and entered into OARS for analysis and development of next steps.
b.Vertical:
Vertical collaboration will revolve around common mathematical vocabulary and understanding the sequential nature of math instruction

3. Professional Development Plan (including training & follow up coaching)
Time will be given to train teachers on inputting data into OARS and analyzing results for next steps.

4. Funding Source (i.e., Site, LEP, Title I, etc.)
OARS (SCE)
Collaboration (SCE and LEP)

5. Engagement of Parents and community in supporting goals
Assessment Results will be sent home to parents to encourage support through home resources such as Khan Academy
6. Accountability
a. Means of evaluating progress towards this goal (i.e., every 6-8 weeks):
District Math Benchmarks will be administered as is or modified and administered according to Salt Creek pacing guides.
b. Create plans and hold people accountable for follow through:
Collaboration periods and Friday Grade Level Meetings will be provided to analyze data and plan instruction of key math concepts.