The annual goals and expected/actual progress toward meeting these goals are explained here. These are still a working draft. Suggestions and feedback on each of the goals and metrics can be provided through this form or via email to info@siatech.org.

This section includes the specifics projected for the applicable term of the LCAP, and in each annual update year will review progress made in the past school year based on identified metrics.


LCAP_Goals

Goal #1.
SIATech students will graduate college and career ready.

Applicable to all students.


1.1.1 Instructional Needs

  • Instructional staff need relevant and timely professional development
  •  Students require appropriate instruction that is research-based

Related state and local priorities:

  • Common Core State Standards (2)
  • Student Achievement (4)
  • Student Engagement (5)
  • School Climate (6)

 

1.1.2 Instructional Strategies

  • Focused professional development
  • Teachers implementation of CCSS & highly effective strategies
  • Implement literacy learning activities across all content areas

 

1.1.3 Instructional Metrics

  • Teacher attendance and participation in professional development
  • Principal observation of high effect instructional strategies and literacy activities

What will be different and/or improved for students?

  • Year 1 – Students will benefit from receiving higher levels of instruction
  • Year 2 – Students will benefit from appropriate and timely interventions with intentional focus on subgroups of students not demonstrating growth in literacy and/or numeracy
  • Year 3 – Students will benefit from more frequent collaborative learning opportunities (partner, small group and/or whole class) for students

1.1.4 Instructional Actions and Services

Actions and Services

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Teachers will implement the six Common Core, literacy and math, instructional shifts and a strategic set of high-effect instructional strategies & interventions to promote individual student learning and achievement. $121,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $130,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $140,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)
Professional development for use of high-effect teaching strategies and implementation of Common Core instructional shifts. $260,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $270,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $280,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)
Teachers will continue to implement literacy learning activities across all content areas. $15,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $15,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $15,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)

1.2.1 Curricular Needs

Students must have access to CCSS aligned content, assessments and content that provides real-world learning experiences.

Related state and local priorities:

  • Basic Services (1)
  • Common Core State Standards (2)
  • Student Achievement (4)
  • Access to Courses (7)

1.2.2 Curricular Strategies

  • Alignment of the SIATech curriculum with the CCSS
  •  Integration of performance assessments within the curriculum
  •  Augmentation of the curriculum to include multiple workplace content connections and certification requirements, particularly with respect to identified site career pathways

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1.2.3 Curricular Metrics

Percent development of a curriculum alignment

What will be different and/or improved for students?

  • Year 1 – Student use of core content curriculum that is increasingly reflective of the CCSS.
  • Year 2 – Student experiences with assessments of increasing rigor and reflective of the SBAC assessments.
  • Year 3 – Student participation in lessons involving research based, high effect instructional strategies.

1.2.4 Curricular Actions and Services

Actions and Services

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Curriculum revision to alignment of Common Core. $615,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $640,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $640,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)
Common Assessment System will be developed and utilized to provide students with immediate feedback/information to self-monitor and evaluate personal growth in reading, writing and math. $75,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $75,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $75,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)

1.3.1 Assessment Needs

Students must have access to CCSS aligned content, assessments and content that provides real-world learning experiences.

Related State and Local Priorities:

  • Common Core State Standards (2)
  • Student Achievement (4)

1.3.2 Assessment Strategies

The SIATech Common Assessment System (CAS) will provide students with immediate feedback/information to self-monitor and evaluate their personal growth in reading, writing and math.

1.3.3 Assessment Metrics

Percentage development of a curriculum alignment.

What will be different and/or improved for students?

  • Year 1 – All students will participate in SIATech’s Common Assessment System(CAS).
  • Year 2 – All Students will set goals and monitor/document progress over time in their Individual Learning Plan (ILP).
  • Year 3 – Students will receive frequent and timely  feedback on literacy and numeracy progress.

1.3.4 Assessment Actions and Services

Actions and Services

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Development of student awareness and documentation of student learning styles, strengths and challenges. $20,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $25,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $25,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)

1.4.1 Student Differentiation Needs

  • Student engagement can increase direct involvement in goal setting, tracking and educational plan development.
  • Increased student engagement serves to motivate students to work at their maximal pace toward graduation.

Related State and Local Priorities:

  • Parent Involvement (3)
  • Student Achievement (4)
  • Student Engagement (5)
  • Access to Course (7)

1.4.2 Student Differentiation Strategies

  • Development of individual student’s post-secondary plan to be part of the ILP
  • Expansion and formalization of the SIATech U Path (College and University Pathway)

1.4.3 Student Differentiation Metrics

Student engagement

What will be different and/or improved for students?

  • Year 1 – Students will identify an end-in-mind goal and develop a plan to meet his/her goal(s).
  • Year 2 -Students set a graduation projection date and track course completion, learning skills progress and accomplishments.
  • Year 3 – Students will track progress toward their goal(s)

1.4.4 Student Differentiation Actions and Services

Actions and Services

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Staff will support student development of individual student’s post-secondary plan to be part of the ILP. $720,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $750,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $800,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)
Expansion of College U-Path $15,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $15,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $15,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)

Goal #2.
Increase community outreach with the goal of providing SIATech’s proven educational model to a greater number of at-promise high school dropouts.

Applicable to all students.


More than 70,000 CA high school dropout annually. And, studies estimate 17% of California’s 16-24 year olds are out-of- school and out of work.  SIATech seeks to be a solution to the dropout epidemic by providing it’s proven educational program to an increasing number of high school dropouts.

Related State and Local Priorities:

  • Parent Involvement (3)
  • Student Engagement (5)
  • Growth in annual numbers of graduates overtime.
  • Monitor growth in enrollment.

What will be different and/or improved for students?

  • Year 1 – New school location(s) in high poverty areas to serve more high school dropout that seek to return and earn a high school diploma.
  • Year 2 and 3 – Students will have access to enhanced Virtual instructional offerings/support based upon student need.

 

Actions and Services

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Expansion of efforts to serve more high school dropouts in California. $220,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $225,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $230,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)
Growth in use of virtual instruction staff and strategies to promote individual student achievement. $129,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $155,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $180,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)

Goal #3.
Develop and implement systems and practices of communication that are inclusive, collaborative, and critical to improving student outcomes, particularly with respect to parent participation.

Applicable to all students.


Related State and Local Priorities:

  • Parent Involvement (3)
  • Student Engagement (5)
  • Career Technical – Other Course Outcomes (8)
  • Website (Parent Portal) traffic analytics
  • Parent Surveys

What will be different and/or improved for students?

  • Year 1 – Increased student and parent engagement
  • Year 2 – Additional information/data available to parents allowing for more informed student support from home
  • Year 3 – Students/Parents will have 24/7 access to student data and progress

Actions and Services

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Development of communication practices: weekly and/or monthly updates to SIATech website; regular progress reports to parents of minors on-line. $116,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $118,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant) $120,000 (Source: Supp/Conc Grant)