FORMATIVE PORTFOLIO CONTENTS CHECKLIST
Evidence of Standard 1: A school administrator is an educational
leader who promotes the success of all students by facilitating the development,
articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is
shared and supported by the school community.
School of Study
Posters -These posters were designed by me in collaboration with the
administrative staff, department leads, and the freshman team. These
posters are being used to promote the upcoming reconfiguration of our Dixie
Heights for the coming year.
Study Teaching Strategies PD-a professional development designed and
delivered by myself and the freshman coordinator to the freshman academy
Agenda for Freshman Orientation-All freshman were invited
to attend a day long orientation to Dixie Heights High School. The
freshman coordinator and I designed and carried out this event two days
before school began.
parent referencing the freshman orientation.
Schools of Study Sample Video-(19
MB)-This video will take a while to load, please be patient.
Each school of study in our
school produced a five to ten minute video on there specific school of study
as a recruiting tool for their specific small learning community. In
order to show others these innovative videos to others in a more condensed
way, I created a four minute video to showcase the best of each.
Evidence of Standard 2: A
school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all
students by advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school culture and
instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional
Some sample emails of
communication with freshman academy and lead teachers
email for a FAFMD
(Freshman Academy Fun Meeting Day) meeting dealing with pedagogy.
Email requesting input on
School of Study Posters
Science KPR Analysis-a presentation designed and given by me to the
science department. This presentation was followed by a
brainstorming session to initiate some major reformation within the
science department as a result of the data.
Teacher Contact-A copy
of an email showing my correspondence with a math teacher.
Classes/Requirements-As our school moves to implement Small Learning
Communities for the coming school year I, and the Science department
head, have moved the science department in a direction more beneficial
to the new configuration. This configuration was achieved through
a series of department meetings on professional development days and
after school. More than any other group in the school, the science
department appears to be embracing the most recent change.
Evidence of Standard 3: A school administrator
is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students by ensuring
management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient,
and effective learning environment.
Digital representations of
school and rooms produced through collaboration with another assistant principal.
Copies of discipline referral
forms related school/bus safety
Performance Report Analysis-these are charts and graphs I developed
on Excel to aid the administrative team in the analysis of our most
recent state tests scores.
Pyramid of Interventions-Through collaboration with several members
of the administrative and student assistance personnel, I organized and
produced a "pyramid of interventions". This is a visual
representation of interventions we use with students as we attempt to
make every student successful. Currently this visual is posted in
the school and in several administrative offices as a way to showcase
Mock Schedule for the Freshman
Academy-Our school will change to a trimester schedule in the coming
school year. I put together a mock schedule for the freshman
teachers to aid in discussions of other changes needed for coming year.
Evidence of Standard 4: A school administrator
is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students by
collaborating with families and community members, responding to diverse
community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources.
Agenda of Freshman Parent
Orientation - The freshman coordinator and myself organized and carried
out this orientation for parents of incoming freshman.
Freshmen Student Advisory-a
group of student we meet with on a regular basis to maintain student
feedback and input.
Presentation to Freshman
Academy-Freshman data, development of new programs, and the evolution of
Parent Meetings for "At Risk"
Freshman-As the administrator in charge of the Freshman Academy, I
required all teachers to contact students in danger of failing at the
mid-term. Additionally, I held a personal meeting with each and
every parent/student, who was in danger of becoming a repeat freshman.
The following are documents I created for use in these procedures.
Evidence of Standard 5: A school administrator
is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students by acting with
integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner.
May Term Presentation - A
presentation I gave to the Staff in collaboration with the student vision
team on Records day
bsapp.com - Instructional websites I
maintain for educators
Schools of Study Presentation-This
is a presentation I and an assistant principal developed and preformed at
the Assistant Principals Conference on January 25, 2007 in Lexington,
Academy Presentation-A presentation I and my freshman academy
coordinator prepared and preformed at the Assistant Principals Conference on
January 25, 2007 in Lexington, Kentucky.
Evidence of Standard 6: A school administrator
is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students by
understanding, responding to, and influencing the larger political, social,
economic, legal, and cultural context.
"Freshman Student Advisory Group" - List of students identified for the recently
organized advisory. I meet with these students once a month to
discuss many issues concerning the freshman academy. They are a
valuable resource to help evaluate current programs, school culture, and
between myself and my superintendent - this email concerns requests from
the superintendent that I fulfilled.
Email String in
reference to my involvement with the state department in the development
and testing of the new ILP (Individual Learning Plans). This is in
collaboration with state and central office personnel.
KPR Score Analysis-a presentation organized by myself and another
assistant principal. Presented to the faculty as the introduction
to a full day of professional development.
Community/School News Letter-I was invited to write an
article for a new letter which is distributed throughout the district to
staff and parents.
the local "Aspiring Administrators"- I was invited by assistant
superintendent to speak with a group of employees aspiring to be
administrators. These are the notes I prepared for that presentation.
Copies of the KPIP Observation Summary
Form for the observations completed in Sequence I by the:
Superintendent or Superintendent Designee
Copy of the
mentoring hours completed on
the Principal Mentor Time Sheet and Travel completed up to the Second Committee
Copy of the progress on the Professional