School Accountability Committee

Wellington Middle School
School Accountability Committe (SAC)

The Wellington Middle School "School Accountability Committee" or S.A.C. is designed to advise and recommend to the principal in the following areas:

  • recommend to the principal school priorities for spending school funds
  • send copy of recommendations to the District Accountability Committee (DAC), when appropriate
  • advise regarding school improvement plan or performance plan
  • engage in quarterly discussions regarding school progress in implementing accreditation plan
  • assist in preparation of School Improvement Plan (SIP), depending on state rating
  • advise and recommend
  • study/learn together about emerging trends/issues in education that may impact or could impact our school

WMS SAC team meetings are quarterly:  September, December, January and April

School Decision Making Matrix

Agendas

 Wellington Middle School School Accountability/Accreditation Team,

Wellington Middle School

School Accountability/Accreditation Team, 2017-2018

1.  AVID Summer Institute

2.  AVID National Demonstration School update

3.  National and Colorado “Schools to Watch” redesignation this year: 

4.  2016-2017 School Improvement Plan-see handout

  1.  Writing
  2. Integrated Services
  3. Math
  4. This year’s process will still include an addendum to address students scoring at or below the 35th percentile in Reading and Math
  5. Data workbook for teachers

5. Study:  AVID College and Careers:  A Schoolwide Approach, 2017.  This book will be shared online (it’s $80 each!). 

  1.  September meeting orientation and discussion to book
  2. Second meeting:  Read pages 1-59:  Key Characteristics of College and Career Ready Students and note top 5 “A-Ha’s” to discuss at meeting
  3. Third meeting:  Read pages 60-113:  Organizing Time and Materials and note top 5 “A-Ha’s” to discuss at meeting
  4. Fourth meeting:  Read pages 114-191:  Advancing College Preparedness and skim pages 191-269:  Building Career Knowledge as well.
  5. Please be prepared to discuss anything that you like with this resource, keeping in mind our transition to a 6-12 grade school coming!
  6. Find the book at Google Doc website or I can email it to you!

This year in SAC:

  1.  Review goals
  2. SIP input/review
  3. Interventions in place
  4. Input regarding direction for our school
  5. Meeting dates:  Today, December 4, 2017, February 5, 2018 and April 16, 2018

Wellington Middle School

School Accountability/Accreditation Team, 2017-2018

1.  STW:  School to Watch redesignation and visit

2. National Conference is this week in Orlando

3. 2018 School Improvement Plan is on CDE website

  1.   Writing
  2. Integrated Services
  3. Math
  1. Book Study:  AVID College and Careers:  A Schoolwide Approach, 2017.  September meeting orientation and discussion to book
  2. Second meeting:  Read pages 1-59:  Key Characteristics of College and Career Ready Students and note top 5 “A-Ha’s” to discuss at meeting
  3. Third meeting:  Read pages 60-113:  Organizing Time and Materials and note top 5 “A-Ha’s” to discuss at meeting
  4. Fourth meeting:  Read pages 114-191:  Advancing College Preparedness and skim pages 191-269:  Building Career Knowledge as well.
  5. Please be prepared to discuss anything that you like with this resource, keeping in mind our transition to a 6-12 grade school coming!
  6. Find the book at Google Doc website or I can email it to you!
  7.  Meeting dates:  September, December 4, 2017, February 5, 2018 and April 16, 2018
  8. Middle School and College Readiness:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAEe70ESCfE
  9. AVID:  People Like Me:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pnW7Oel7ak
  10. High School Isn’t the Time to Worry About College:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2l8NRVOhBCw