SPP

 

BCPS Vision: Baltimore County Public Schools will be among the highest performing school systems in the nation as a result of creating, sustaining, and investing in excellence for every student, every school, and every community.

School Mission: The dedicated and committed staff will build relationships that facilitate students’ achievement of personal and academic growth through responsive instruction and collaboration. 

ACTION STEPS

Mathematics

Culture

Action Step(s): Teachers will implement system programs and resources with fidelity while being responsive to learner variability within the parameters of the programs and resources. 

Feedback to students will reflect high expectations and alignment to the rigor of the standard. 

 

Action Step(s):  The leadership team will provide ongoing professional development for the new Bridges curriculum, including learning walks and job-alike school visits.  Collaborative monthly and/or as needed grade level meetings to review and analyze data to plan and support responsive instruction to meet and address the needs of learner variability.

Goal: All students will achieve mathematics proficiency as indicated by the MCAP assessment.

 

Literacy

Culture

Action Step(s): Teachers will ask critical thinking questions of all students and provide opportunities for all students to demonstrate independence.  Feedback to students will reflect high expectations and alignment to the rigor of the standard. 

 

 

Action Step(s): The leadership team will provide ongoing professional development to include multisensory literacy practices, differentiated small group instruction, and the sharing of research based professional resources (which could include books, online materials, video).

Goal:  All students will achieve literacy proficiency as indicated by the MCAP assessment.

 

Safe and Secure Environment

Culture

Action Step(s): Educators will examine, interrogate, and reflect on their personal biases to become aware of the ways in which their own cultural experiences influence the conditions and learning opportunities that they create for students.  Teachers will make accommodations/modifications for exceptional learners. 

 

 

 

 

Action Step(s): The leadership team will provide ongoing professional development, time for personal reflection regarding equity journey. Collaborative monthly and/or as needed grade level planning with our administration, SEL, reading specialist and grade level resource teachers/special educators and the Student Response Team.