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Create a 2 paragraph summary of your Major Assessment. The paragraphs should include:
Your problem statement and the basics of your action plan
Your specific intervention
The professional development your think will help resolve the problem
An overview of the timeline you will use in your action plan
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” Problem Statement
The low performing school is in an urban school district located in the southeast side of Atlanta, Georgia. The school demographics are the student population 90% African American with 99% of the student population receives free and reduced lunch. Due to the large number of students who receive free and reduced lunch, the school has been identified as a Title I School. The school has a mixture of new teachers and veteran teachers. Since the school district focuses on offering incentives to newly hired teachers, the administrators at the school would like to implement a plan of action that will recognize those highly effective teachers who have been at the school for more than 5 years.
Reviewing the performance of teachers who have 5 or more years of teaching experience. Teachers who have yearly evaluations that exceed expectations will receive an incentive, either monetary, special parking spots in the front of the building, extra planning time once a month, or leave early passes. An incentive committee will be created by administrative staff. 2-3 staff members will be recognized per month. There will be a section where staff members can nominate another fellow staff member.
Timeline for Action Plan
To implement a plan with fidelity and for teachers to buy into the incentive program, the team will need a maximum of one school year to plan and create criteria for recognition.
Carver-Thomas, D. & Darling-Hammond, L. (2017). Teacher turnover: Why it matters and what we can do about it. Palo Alto, CA: Learning Policy Institute.
Johnson, S. (2006). The Workplace Matter, Teacher Quality, Retention, and Effectiveness. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED495822.pdf
The White House President Barack Obama (n.d.) Race to the Top. Retrieved from
Create two pages
The program you plan can be configured in any way you think best addresses the issue you identified at your selected school. However, it must use best practices and research-based strategies.
The program should include seminars and additional support, continuing over a specified period of time, based upon the issue you are addressing. Make certain to consider:
What critical topics regarding adult learning and development would you include in the sessions?
What principles of adult learning would you consider in designing the workshops?
How would you follow up the training to maximize learning opportunities for stakeholders?
How will your decisions impact your supervision?