SDA Strategist Meeting - Dec 15 2011
CCC Board Room Grand Island, 9am-3pm
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Meeting Objectives:
  • needs assessment design for January 12
  • training
    • April 25 at ESU #3 LaVista
    • 2012-2013 and beyond (framework)
  • year-end celebration (in Kearney)

Agenda
  • Book Study: Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard 9am
    • Point to the Destination (and) Find the Feeling (Julie)
    • Implications for SDA
  • Announcements 9:30am
    • Agenda Review for additions, changes, change of order
    • Upcoming Events
      • Jan 10-11 PDO Meeting/Training at ESU #10 Kearney click to register
      • Jan 11 Strategist Meeting at ESU #10 Kearney 4-7pm click to register (Debbie proposal) meal count needed unless time changes
      • Jan 12 SDA Business Meeting/Needs Assessment at ESU #10 Kearney 8:30am-3pm click to register
      • Mar 13 Strategist Meeting at CCC Grand Island (discuss need/Amy--summer planning meeting)
  • Reflections 9:35am
    • Nov 14 SDA Business Meeting
      • debrief
      • follow-up on lingering questions [1]
      • implications for future meetings
      • continue/modify debrief process for regular meetings
    • Content Cadres, including funding for "hospitality" at meetings (Debbie)
    • NCSA Session: Teacher and Principal Performance Framework (Toby)
  • Initiatives 9:50am
  • Guest - Dan Henderson, NWEA 10am
  • Break
  • ESUCC Update - Matt Blomstedt 11am
    • registration fee
  • Working Lunch
  • Actions 12:15pm
    • Needs Assessment - Constructing Design
      • Immediate
        • bucket list summary
        • embed as Action at Jan 12 SDA Business Meeting rather than a separate event
        • implications for Apr 25?
      • Long-term
        • developing a 2- or 3-year PD training schedule around buckets
        • conduct training planning/scheduling as part of the SDA Business Meeting or strategists following meeting?
    • April 25 Technology Training
      • review feedback from Oct 5 training
      • determine format:
        • EdCamp (similar to Oct 5)
        • Professional Training Session (full-, half-day)
        • Work Time (extension of training, statewide wiki resource)
        • connection to NETA
        • Travis Allen; might be one possibility (he has a "team" of folks/kids); he was just featured in Forbes

    • Statewide Wiki for Resources, Trainings, etc. conversation
    • May Celebration
      • retirements/other/SDA 'night'
      • Current May Schedule:
        • Tue May 1: 9-3:30 PDO, 4-7 LC Meeting
        • Wed May 2: 9-3:30 PDO, 12pm PDO Meeting #2, 4-7 Strategist Meeting
        • Thu May 3: 8:30-1 SDA Meeting
      • [delegation] make arrangements for Celebration
  • Miscellaneous
  • Adjournment 3pm

SDA Business Meeting Agenda
Jan 12 2011 8:30am-3:30pm
ESU #10 Kearney

SDA Business Meeting
  • Call to Order & Welcome
  • Opening Announcements
    • Introductions
    • Mission/Norms
    • Agenda Review
    • Minutes from Nov 14 2011 SDA Business Meeting
    • Begin with the End in Mind - these questions were asked as a culminating activity at the end of the meeting:
      • This was a productive meeting and worth my time. (SA A D SD)
      • What went well? What engaged you?
      • What lingering questions do you have regarding updates and/or actions taken?
      • How could your needs have been better met today?
  • Opening Activity
  • Delegations
    • Strategist Report (Amy Hill)
    • Leadership Committee Report (Debbie Schraeder)
  • Action Item
  • Statewide Grant AcLtivity Updates
    • NMPDS (JaLena Slack/Carol Jessen)
    • KICKS2 (Deb Paulman)
  • Break
  • Action Item
  • NDE Update
  • Closing Announcements
  • Closing Activity
  • Debrief - the group provide feedback via an online survey.
  • Adjournment
Needs Assessment


Next SDA Business Meeting and annual Needs Assessment Thu May 3 - ESU #10 Kearney - 8:30am-1pm click to register
  1. ^ Lingering Questions
                                  • I would like to know more about the State Accountability system, however that information may not yet be available.
                                  • Will NDE be working on a model for teacher evaulations?
                                  • What are my bucket needs? How will the ESU trainings match the priorities identified by our unit accreditation?
                                  • How is NePAS related to DRS or is it? it??
                                  • C4L training from NDE
                                  • ASSIST modules>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>