Our Plan

We are Committed to Self-improvement

2021 / 2022 Improvement Plan


Trauma Responsive Schools
How Trauma Changes the Brain
How Childhood Trauma Effects the Brain
How to Heal Traumatized Brain
 250+ Influences on Student Achievement
Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Lifelong Consequences of Trauma
Motivational Interviewing
Trauma Informed Education
Restorative Practices

 


SOCIAL / EMOTIONAL

    • All EHS students will participate in daily activities/progress monitoring that increases/assess their social and emotional skills.
      1. Students will participate in the following curriculum & progress monitoring:
        1. Self-awareness
        2. Self-management
        3. Social awareness
        4. Relationship skills
        5. Responsible Decision Making
        6. Motivation to Learn

 STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

  • Establish Academic Baseline for all students
    1. STAR
      • Student will increase their growth by 20% by the end of the school year.
      • Students will be assessed daily/weekly using both formative and summative assessments.
      • Students will know their data and take ownership in their learning.
    2. ODESSYWARE – TEACHING STRATEGIES
      • Students will complete online assignments aligned to grade level learning outcomes.
      • Students will know their data and take ownership in their learning.
      • When applicable research-based strategies will be used to enhance student learning. e.g.
        • Word Walls
        • Clear Learning Targets/Goals
        • Celebrating Success
        • Using Data to adjust instruction
        • Parent collaboration & Communication

SUBSTANCE USE & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

  • Students will receive SUD (Substance Use Disorder) and BRS (behavior-related services) as needed.
    • Students entering SUD will understand and be required to sign a sobriety pledge.
    • Students entering SUD will be meeting with a SUD counselor weekly.

PARENT/GUARDIAN INVOLVEMENT & COMMUNICATION

          • Will receive weekly/monthly updates.
          • School Webpages will be maintained and updated frequently.

 AREAS OF GIFTEDNESS

    • Students’ areas of giftedness and interest will be targeted.
      • Interest surveys & assessments will be given to students to assess their skills and areas of interest.
      • Students will have opportunities to take elective classes.
    • Art, Music, Cosmetology, Construction, Sewing, Technology, Small Engines, etc.

 GRADUATION RATE

    • Graduation rate will increase to 85%

 ATTENDANCE

    • Students will attend school 99% of the time.
      • The student will goal set around their attendance.

 STUDENT FOCUS IS ON THREE GOALS & GRATEFULNESS

      • Gratefulness Focus
        • Releases Serotonin & Dopamine
  • Big Daily/Weekly Goals e.g.
    • Growth/Achievement Goal e.g.
      • Tied to STAR, 8 dimensions of Wellness
      • Learning/Achievement/Interest Related
    • Long-term Vision Goal e.g.
      • Tied to 8 dimensions of Wellness.
      • Vocational/College
      • Tied to Student Interest

 

 LONG TERM:

  • EHS becomes known statewide for its specialized work with students who have social/emotional deficits, mental health, and substance abuse issues.
    • Actions:
      • 2020/21 Staff Training:
        • Right Response 8/17 & 20/2021
        • Northwest Autism Training 9/1/21
        • Social Emotional Training 9/2/21
        • Gender Identity – 1/29/21
        • Suicidality –
        • Motivational Interviewing
        • Trauma-Informed Approach/Care – 10/23
        • Co-occurring Disorders
        • Behavior Management
        • Social / Emotional Training
        • Marzano Instructional Framework Training
        • Universal Design Learning