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Tuesday, 08 August 2017 12:57

HMH Collections Online

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HMH Collections OnlineHMH Collections is a Secondary English Language Arts online curriculum resource for grades 7-12. This digital resource provides all secondary ELA teachers with valuable resources to support students in becoming successful in meeting the rigorous Utah Standards for English Language Arts.
 

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Tuesday, 14 March 2017 14:06

Preschool Programs

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School Readiness Preschool Programs

The School Readiness Preschool Program is a state funded program. The program is provided at no cost to students who qualify. Children must be four years old on or before September 1st of the school calendar year to enroll. The parent must provide transportation to and from the program location for the student.

Comprehensive Program

  • Based on all domains of child development and learning -– physical, social-emotional, cognitive, and language/literacy.
  • Aligned with Utah’s Early Childhood Core Standards.
  • Supported by research-based curriculum.
  • Designed to meet the needs of all children through the medium of play.
  • Taught by supportive and qualified staff.
  • Includes parent involvement through activities, training, and support.

Eligibility for Enrollment in the Preschool

  • 4-years-old by September 1 of school calendar year.
  • Priority for enrollment in the program will be based on several factors, including (but not limited to) residency in the local school boundaries, qualifications for School Readiness funding (income level), and the risk factors from the application form. 
  • Continuous enrollment will be based on attendance requirements of the program; attendance is critical to keeping your enrollment!

2020-2021 Tentative Locations for School Readiness Preschool (subject to change)

  • Bonneville Preschool 
  • Lakeview Elementary
  • Majestic Elementary
  • North Park Elementary
  • Roosevelt Elementary

Sessions for Preschool

  • 3 days a week: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
  • AM: 8:30 – 11:15
  • PM: 12:25 – 3:10
  • September 8, 2020 – May 20, 2021 (Classes begin the day after Labor Day and end one week prior to the last day of school)

Tuition for Preschool

  • School Readiness Program eligible students – no fee based on income, risk factors, and/or language learner status. 
  • Tuition cost for students who do not qualify -  $150.00 per month (we have a very limited number of "self-pay" spots, on a first come, first served basis).

Application Process for Preschool

Click Here for Application

      For questions concerning the program, please contact Michonne Terry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801-452-4939.  You may also call 801-476-7826.

Friday, 27 January 2017 07:57

Updated Timeline For Educator Evaluations

Evaluation System 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
USOE PEER Advisory Committee District evaluation plans
approved in May
Districts send updated report on to USOE in May for approval Districts pilot local evaluation systems and provide updates in spring of 2015 USOE begins accountability audits in selected districts
Observation Tools Teaching and Leadership Year 1 observation
measurement tools pilot in
16 districts
Year 2 observation tools pilot in 38 user group districts (teaching and leadership); other districts piloting observation tools based on UETS and UELS

Full implementation of observation tools aligned with UETS and UELS

Pilot electronic platforms selected by districts

Full district implementation of professional performance component

Electronic platforms in place

Student Growth

Student Growth Workgroup
recommendations finalized

SAGE adopted

USOE begins to develop
statewide example SLOs
(SS, Fine Arts, Special
Education, CTE)

USOE conducts pilot study of SLOs in volunteer districts

SAGE Year 1 test data

USOE continues to develop statewide example SLOs (Early Childhood, PE, Health, K-3 Science)

Statewide pilot of SLOs Statewide pilot of SGPs

SAGE Year 2 implementation year

Districts begin SLO development plan using example SLOs and USOE SLO Toolkit

Full district implementation of student growth component: SGPs for tested subjects and grades and SLOs for non-tested subjects and grades
Surveys for Stakeholder Input Year 1 pilot of survey
questions (Utah Education
Policy Center)
(teachers, parents, students)

Year 2 Pilot of survey items (Utah Education Policy Center)

USOE creates rubric for scoring educator response to survey feedback for effectiveness

Districts decide survey(s) to use and then pilot in local schools Full district implementation of stakeholder Input component
Weighting of Evaluation Components   USOE works with consultants to formulate study of determining weights of three components USOE pilots statewide to determine weights of three components using district data Utah State Board evaluates the component weights selected to determine final weighting
Rater-reliability and Calibration   Online resources created and distributed to districts to ensure rater-reliability of teaching and leadership observations USOE rater-reliability certification process with master-coded exemplars in place and professional development provided in districts

USOE reliability certification pilot conducted in districts

Observer certification required

Professional Development Professional development
(PD) for districts piloting observation tools for
teaching and leadership

USOE and districts provide PD for instructional effectiveness using UETS

PD on Leadership and role of administrator in improving teacher performance

USOE and districts continue PD on following:

  • Reliability
  • Instructional effectiveness
  • Leadership effectiveness
  • Observations
  • SLOs
USOE and districts continue PD as needed

**2016-2017 school year includes performance pay for principals as outlined in SB101-2014 | USOE:March 25,2014

Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:34

Dual Language Immersion Programs

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Dual language immersion is a 50/50 instructional model in which students spend half their day learning in English and the other half learning in Spanish or Chinese. Through developmentally appropriate curriculum, students naturally pick up the language as they learn other subjects. The program is based on the total language learning approach incorporating content-based instruction and explicit language instruction. Our goal is that our immersion students will become bi-literate and bilingual.

Within Weber School District there are four language immersion programs. A separate application is required for each program. If you would like more information about a specific program, you are welcome and encouraged to attend an informational meeting hosted by the school principal and a school district representative. Only students entering 1st grade during the 2020-2021 school year are eligible to apply. All applications are due March 27, 2020 by 11:59 pm.

Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now open.

All applications are due March 27, 2020 by 11:59 PM.
Please contact the school principal for additional information.

--Applications may only be submitted on behalf of incoming first graders.--


The Application Process

  1. Carefully review the dual immersion application information packet.
  2. Attend the information meeting if possible (not required)
  3. Complete the application forms for the programs to which you would like to apply. Applications are due by 11:59pm on March 27, 2020.
  4. All application(s) submitted by the deadline will be entered into a lottery system. This system is detailed in the dual immersion application information packet.
  5. Notice of acceptance or waitlist status will be sent by the end of day April 24, 2020 concerning acceptance into the programs.

Chinese at Uintah Elementary:

Chinese at Bates Elementary:

Spanish at Majestic Elementary:

Spanish at Freedom Elementary:

 

 

 

Thursday, 10 November 2016 14:48

Student Learning Objectives (SLOs)

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Reference Materials

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1Elementary Introductory PowerPointElementary Introductory PowerPoint1.38 MB1334 times
2Guide for Teachers Writing SLOsGuide for Teachers Writing SLOs958.48 KB1622 times
3Indicators of Strong SLOIndicators of Strong SLO620.88 KB1580 times
4Quality Check ToolQuality Check Tool322.28 KB938 times
5Secondary Introductory PowerPointSecondary Introductory PowerPoint1.11 MB1120 times
6Three Main Criteria for a Quality SLOThree Main Criteria for a Quality SLO350.24 KB1173 times
7Utah SLO Development GuideUtah SLO Development Guide31.87 KB1098 times
8Wsd slo document currentWsd slo document currentEmpty0 times
9WSD SLO TemplateWSD SLO Template47 KB1782 times

Student Learning Objectives - Updated June, 2019