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Meetings Schedule

21 January 2020: Faculty Meeting
During: Introduction to the WASC process, overview of schedule, evidence-collecting activities (gallery walks, student snap-shots), focus groups and leadership
8:00 AM: Small Theater
After: leadership team meeting--orientation, meeting schedule, first week focus/prompts
9:00 AM: Small Theater
 
29 January 2020: Office Hours WASC Meetings
Prompt: An email will go out too All-Staff in order to prepare for the following information/prompts. In WASC focus groups, select a member to take complete/accurate meeting minutes--remind staff to complete their first observation by 2/14; remind students and parents of gallery walk on 2/12; review previous CANs from mid-cycle report, remind individuals they may still fill out the reflections for these (to be used in completing chapter 1); review the shared templates for each focus group, go over prompts designated below for each group (solicit from staff and students, lesson plans, assignment handouts, and students' graded work that relates to these specific prompts)--folders shared with focus leaders on Google Drive:
AM: Focus Group A (CCC): review the school mission statement--we will be revising this over the course of the semester as part of this endeavor (see focus leader orientation packet); address A1.1-3.
Focus Group B (ROOM 223): review school ESLRs--use to identify student learner outcomes (which will also become the goal of each department during Home Group meetings this semester); address B1.1-2.
PM: Focus Group C (ROOM 54): we will start with later sections and work backwards in the template--this section is all about collecting specific lessons, assignments, and student work so getting individuals in the group to go seek out their departments and colleagues for this is huge (this is all about collection); begin assigning individuals in focus group to collect certain things from departments--start with C2.1-2.
Focus Group D (ROOM 352):go over the current 2019-2020 school profile, include testing results and data (also included: overall Stanford school health survey)--we will work from this information, along with information from district, school site counsel meetings, LCAP, and other campus-wide committees (e.g., SEW) reports regarding policy changes; address D1.1. (for access to all relevant information, go to the Documents Page here on the WASC website, or find prints in the leadership packet for this group.)
Focus Group E (ROOM 342): We will work backwards through this template as well, in order to address common themes across the various focus groups (for the sake of leadership communication and cohesiveness); address E3.1-3 (collect examples from various support programs across campus--solicit sample plans, lessons, support processes, etc.--select individuals within the focus group to get these samples and discuss with support staff and report back).
 
26 February 2020: Office Hours WASC Meetings
Prompt: TBD
AM: Focus Groups C: C2.3.
Focus Group D: D1.2-3.
Focus Group E: E3.4.
PM:  Focus Group A: A2.1-3.
Focus Group B: B1.3
 
28 February 2020: Student Snap-shot #1 Due
Faculty and Staff snap-shot observation forms due (classroom observations, visiting observations, or outside-of-classroom observations). Submit form to: mchswasc@gmail.com.
 
11 March 2020: Office Hours WASC Meetings
Prompt: TBD
AM:  Focus Group A: A3.1-4
Focus Group B: B1.4-5.
PM: Focus Group C: C2.4.
Focus Group D: D1.4.
Focus Group E: E2.1-2.
 
23 March 2020: Faculty Meeting
TBD.
8:00 AM: Small Theater
 
1 April 2020: 'Costachella' Student and Parent Gallery Walks
Students and parents are invited to voluntarily provide feedback on a variety of school issues and concerns in a dream-wall style, organic activity. They are welcome to begin at any time within the activity, and will be given means for providing anonymous feedback. These reflections will help provide evidence for identified learner needs, learner outcomes, and provide support for various sections of the finalized report, in particular the basis for certain action-plan choices.
AM/PM Office Hours: Student Gallery Walk, MCHS Library
6:00-8:00 PM: Parent Gallery Walk, MCHS Library
 
3 April 2020: Student Snap-shot #2 Due
Faculty and Staff snap-shot observation forms due (classroom observations, visiting observations, or outside-of-classroom observations). Submit form to: mchswasc@gmail.com.
 
29 April 2020: Office Hours WASC Meetings
Prompt: TBD
AM: Focus Group C: C1.1-2. (continued through June)
Focus Group D: D1.5.
Focus Group E: E2.3.
PM:  Focus Group A: A4.1-5.
Focus Group B: B2.1-2.
 
13 May 2020: Office Hours WASC Meetings
Prompt: TBD
AM:  Focus Group A: A5.1-5.
Focus Group B: B2.3-4.
PM: Focus Group C: C1.1-2.
Focus Group D: D2.1-2.
Focus Group E: E1.1.
 
5 June 2020: Student Snap-shot #3 Due
Faculty and Staff snap-shot observation forms due (classroom observations, visiting observations, or outside-of-classroom observations). Submit form to: mchswasc@gmail.com.
 
8 June 2020: Faculty Meeting
TBD.
12:45 PM: Small Theater
 
 
*Additional meetings may be scheduled in April, May if sufficient progress is not met.