Focus School - Resources

 

General Information

Description

Resource

A comprehensive list of all schools identified as “Focus” as per the ESEA Waiver.

List of Focus Schools

Information to share with parents about the identification of Focus Schools. Page three includes a sample letter informing parents of the school’s identification.

Information for Parents and Families

Information for school boards about being a Focus School.

Information for School Boards

Focus School Framework

Description

Resource

This document identifies the expectations and several recommendations for Focus Schools in Year 1 of their identification.

Year 1 Roadmap – Focus Schools

This PDF provides an example of how a school leadership team might go about implementing professional development for RtI.

Sample plan for Focus School – Year 1

This document identifies the requirements for Focus Schools in Year 2 of their identification.

Year 2 Requirements – Focus Schools

Title I

Description

Resource

Follow this link to get more information on Schoolwide Programs through Title I.

Title I Schoolwide Program

Through the ESEA Waiver, all identified Focus Schools have the option of going Schoolwide with their Title funds regardless of levels of poverty. This is the application necessary for schools that choose to go Schoolwide.

Title I Schoolwide Application

This list contains all the Schoolwide Elements within Indistar. If you are choosing to maintain your Title I Schoolwide Plan on Indistar, you can do so by assessing, planning, and monitoring the Schoolwide Elements.

Indistar Schoolwide Elements Indicator List

Indistar

Description

Resource

Link to Indistar’s web page

Indistar Web Site

Use this link to log into Indistar

Indistar Log-in

Getting started in Indistar

Getting Started - For the School

All indicators sorted by state supported reforms with links to related professional development offerings

Indistar Aligned to RtI and PBIS

Specific reporting benchmarks and timelines - 2013 Benchmarks and Timelines - 2013

An overview of Indistar

Indistar Making it Work for You

Definitions of key terms and concepts related to Indistar

Indistar: Key Terms

Resources for using Indistar with your leadership team

Indicators in Action

Resources for using Indistar with your leadership team

Indicators Now

Resources for using Indistar with your leadership team

Resources for Getting Started

Links

RtI

Professional Development

Other

Wisconsin RtI Center CREATE Wisconsin WISEdash: How to Access DEWS 

Wisconsin PBIS Network

 

Indistar

 

 

Center on Innovation and Improvement

 

 

CCSS Professional Learning On Demand
   

Wisconsin DPI Special Education Team

   

DPI Bilingual/ESL Program

    National RtI Center
     

 

For questions about this information, contact Aundrea Kerkenbush (608) 261-6322, Sharon Suchla (608) 266-3983, or Mary Jo Ziegler (608) 267-9136.