SBDM Councils Listed by School

Cravens Elementary

 

Cortney Inklebarger – Principal

Erica Carbon – Parent

Kathy Hamill – Parent

Mitchell Johnson – Parent

Tayler Bibb –Teacher

Franca Tolliver – Teacher

Mason Outerbridge – Teacher

Jeanine Woods – Media Specialist 

Meeting will be held at 5:00 pm on

September 17, October 22, November 19, December 17

January 28. February 25, March 24, April 21, May 12



 


 

Estes Elementary

 

Ryan Williams - Principal

Jessie Frizzell - Teacher

Tami Wahler - Teacher

Ileana Gaynor - Teacher

Caitlin TarBush - Parent

Adam Marshall - Parent

 

Foust Elementary

 

  • Janie Moseley - Principal
  • Jamie Holeman - Teacher
  • Peter Hurley - Teacher
  • Lee Inklebarger - Media Specialist
  • Cindy Konken - Bookkeeper
  • Emily Coomes - Parent
  • Sara Poole - Parent

Newton Parrish Elementary

 

Newton Parrish Elementary School Based Decision Making Council

The Council has responsibility to set school policy and make decisions outline in the statue, which should provide and environment to enhance student achievement. The school council membership is made up of parents, teachers and the principal of the school.

Steve Bratcher - Principal

Zaletha Brown - Teacher

Julie Smith - Teacher

Tina Kirk - Teacher

Jennifer Hardin - Parent

Sarah Ladwig - Parent


 

OHS

 

SBDM Council Members

John DeLacey – Principal

Tonia Brown - Parent

Amy Hunt – Parent

Heather Cavitt – Teacher

Logan Johnson - Teacher

Lora Wellman - Teacher

OMS

 

The 2019/2020 members of the SBDM council are:


Crissy Bowman

Ashley Johnson

Robin Joska

David Phillips

Josh Sullivan

Kip Walters


SBDM MEETINGS

Conference Room

2019-2020


3:00- September 11th, 2019

3:00-October 9th, 2019

3:00-November 13th-2019

3:00-December 11th- 2019

3:00-January 8th -2020

3:00-February 12th-2020

3:00-March 11th -2020

3:00-April 8th -2020

3:00- May 13th- 2020

3:00-June 10th- 2020




Owensboro Middle School


SBDM Council Policies:


Curriculum

Role of Principal

The principal is the instructional leader of the school.  It is the principal’s responsibility to involve all teachers in curriculum development.

Committee Role

The purpose of the Owensboro Middle School Curriculum and Instructional Committee is to continually work toward alignment of curriculum and instruction, and to provide support to teachers in achieving “best practice” in their teaching methods.

Role of Council

The role of the Council in curriculum development is to hear reports from the Curriculum and Instructional Committee, make recommendations to the committee on curriculum issues, address concerns on curriculum issues, and take appropriate action.



Staff Assignment



Role of Principal

The principal shall be responsible for the assignment of instructional and non-instructional staff.

Role of Council

The role of the council in this area is indirect by choice; however, the Council may at any time take on a direct role as specified in KRS 160.345.




Student Assignment



Role of Principal

The principal shall implement a scheduling plan.  The principal shall place students on teams based on academic performance, gender, special needs, and parent data sheets.

Role of Council

The role of the council in this area is indirect by choice; however, the Council may at any time take on a direct role as specified in KRS 160.345.



School Schedule



Role of Board of Education

The Owensboro Board of Education sets the annual calendar, beginning and ending times for each school, and bus transportation schedules.

Role of Council

The Council has the authority to adjust daily schedules within the framework of the annual calendar, daily schedules, and bus transportation schedules set by the Board.  The Council may also request the Board to accommodate calendar changes in compliance with state requirements for instructional time, which would require adjustments to the district schedule.  When making such request to the Board, the Council shall carefully weigh the expected instructional benefits to students against the potential impact on parents and community when adjustments are made to the annual calendar.




School Space Use



Role of Principal

The principal shall determine the use of school space during the school day including assignment of teachers to classrooms, use of auxiliary rooms and offices, and use of auditorium, cafeteria, and gymnasiums.

Role of Council

The role of the Council in this area is indirect by its choice; however, the Council may at any time take on a role as specified in KRS 160.345.



Instructional Practices



Role of Principal

The principal is the instructional leader of the school.  It is the principal’s responsibility to establish guidelines for “best practice,” involve all teachers in the process of determining “best practice,” and maintain a close working relationship with all Council committees to ensure that decisions are being made which support the mission of OMS.

Role of Council

The Council shall review recommendations made by all Council Committees and approve proposals or return proposals to committee with recommendations for amendments.




Discipline and Classroom Management



Role of Safe Schools/Discipline Committee

The Safe Schools/Discipline Committee shall develop/review the OMS Code of Student Conduct and make recommendations for changes as necessary to the Council.

Role of Council

The Council shall review proposals of the Safe Schools/Discipline Committee and approve proposal or return it to committee with recommendations for amendments.





Extracurricular Programs



Role of Principal

The principal shall determine policies and procedures regarding extracurricular programs and will address any issues that arise in this area.  The principal shall consult with the Athletic Director, where appropriate, before final decisions are made.

Role of Council

The Council shall review extracurricular programs as necessary and make recommendations as needed.





Standards Alignment, Technology Use, and Program Appraisal




Role of Principal

a.              Alignment with State Standards:  The principal shall work with the district Skills Continuum to ensure alignment with state curriculum standards.

b.             Technology Utilization:  The principal shall see that school resources are used effectively in the acquisition and installation of technology not funded by KETS, and that school employees receive appropriate training.

c.              Program Appraisal:  The principal shall involve all staff and the Council in the appraisal and effectiveness of the various educational programs in place at the school.



Role of Council

The role of the Council in these areas is to review proposals and approve or return with recommendations for amendments. 



School Budget



Role of Principal

The principal and bookkeeper shall work together to draft the school budget.  The principal shall report to the Council on the following occasions: when SBDM Allocation is received for upcoming school year and funds are allocated to each account, and when any major change is made to those allocations.

Role of the Council

The role of the council in budget development is indirect by choice; however, the 

Council at any time may choose to take on a direct role as specified in KRS.345.



Consultation Policy



Procedures for Hiring Certified Personnel
Excluding Principals

Principal shall inform Superintendent/Designee to post the vacancy for no more than thirty days (30days).



Principal shall request applications from the Central Office.




The Principal may recommend a selective committee, which may include, but not be limited to, a representative from the area most closely associated with the vacated position.  The Principal shall serve as chair of the committee.



The Principal (or designee) will screen applications and check references.  The Principal (or designee) and selection committee will conduct interviews. In emergency* situations, minority availability, or shortage area, the selection committee procedure may be waived.




The Principal will report selection recommendation to the SBDM Council for consultation at a council meeting (regular or called meeting with at least a quorum of the council). In emergency* situations consultation may be conducted by phone.



The Principal will make the final decisions concerning personnel and report to the Superintendent/Designee the selected personnel for the position.



Emergency shall be defined as the need to employ a person at a time when council members are not available to consult with the principal in a timely manner, and when immediate commitment is needed in order to assure the employment of a top candidate.

 

Owensboro Middle School Writing Policy 

Owensboro Middle School North’s writing program shall:

  • Provide regular and developmentally appropriate opportunities for students to write arguments, informative/explanatory texts, and narrative texts, as well as write to learn, write to demonstrate learning, and write for publication
  • be horizontally and vertically aligned to support student mastery of the Kentucky Academic Standards

 

Teachers across the curriculum will:

  • Provide high quality and meaningful instruction in writing as part of literacy instruction.
  • Utilize 21st century technologies in support of teaching communications and writing standards.
  • Strive to actively engage students in using communication skills regularly in every class, in every grade, and in every content area.
  • Use multiple forms of assessment as appropriate for learning goals (formative assessment, summative assessment, student self-assessment, peer assessment, and reflection).
  • Provide students with regular feedback about their writing during the writing process (i.e., descriptive feedback, conferencing, rubrics), as well as having students self-assess through reflective thinking.
  • Participate in ongoing formative analysis of student writing, which shall be used to inform both classroom and whole school instruction.



ELA CLASSES

Minimum of one LDC and/or one On-Demand writing piece per quarter, per class.  Must include a variety of narrative, informational, and argumentative writing.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES/SCIENCE CLASSES

Minimum of one LDC and/or one On-Demand writing piece per semester, per class.

 

MATH
Minimum of one writing to learn and one writing to demonstrate learning piece per quarter, per class.





REQUIRED COMPONENTS

Writing to Learn in all
content areas


May include, but not
limited to:

Writing to Demonstrate Learning in all content areas


May include, but not limited to:

Writing for Publication
in all content areas


May include, but not limited to:

Multiple opportunities are provided for students to develop complex communication skills for a variety of purposes

Writer’s notebooks

Double-entry journals

Reading response journals

Exit slips

Extended Response Questions

Observation notes

KWL charts

illustrations/charts/graphs

LDC

Extended Response Questions

Summaries

Explanation of a process or content

Research report

Lab report

KWL charts

LDC

On-Demand

Articles

Editorials

Essays

Reviews

Poems

Letters

Blog posts

Speeches

Presentations

LDC

On-Demand

A variety of language resources are embedded within writing instruction

Mentor texts to demonstrate writing craft

Print materials

Technology resources

Observations

Interviews

Multimodal texts (artwork, photographs, electronic text, graphics, illustrations, web pages, maps, etc.)

Mentor texts to demonstrate writing craft

Print materials

Technology resources

Observations

Interviews

Multimodal texts (artwork, photographs, electronic text, graphics, illustrations, web pages, maps, etc.)

Mentor texts to demonstrate writing craft

Print materials

Technology resources

Observations

Interviews

Multimodal texts (artwork, photographs, electronic text, graphics, illustrations, web pages, maps, etc.)

A variety of technological tools are used in the writing process

Online Communication/ Collaboration Tools (e.g. e-mail, Blog, Wiki, Web Design, etc.)

Multi -media Presentations (e.g. Power Point, Photo Story,Movie Maker, Web design,etc.)

Using online tools for creation of bibliography

Appropriate online research methods

Online Communication/ Collaboration Tools (e.g. e-mail, Blog, Wiki, Web Design, etc.)

Multi -media Presentations (e.g. Power Point, Photo Story,Movie Maker, Web design,etc.)

Using online tools for creation of bibliography

Appropriate online research methods

Online Communication/ Collaboration Tools (e.g. e-mail, Blog, Wiki, Web Design, et.c)

Multi -media Presentations (e.g. Power Point, Photo Story,Movie Maker, Web design,etc.)

Using online tools for creation of bibliography

Appropriate online research methods

 


 

 

OiMS

 

OiMS SBDM Council

 

Mark Moore - Principal

Trent Thomas - Parent

Jeanette Walker - Parent

Crystal Adams - Teacher

Nathan Hart - Teacher

Wendi McLevaine - Teacher

Sutton Elementary

 

Sutton School Council:

School councils promote shared leadership among those who are close to the students. Membership of each council includes parents, teachers, and an administrator of the school. The council has the responsibility to set school policy and make decisions outlined in statute, which should provide an environment to enhance student achievement.

Krista Thompson, Principal

Tiffany Hoffman, Teacher

Tiffany Smith, Teacher

Vanessa Gentry, Teacher

Libby Johnson,  Parent

Madison Strobel, Parent

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