Program Improvement and Family Support Branch

Title I Fall 2016 Meeting  

OPERATION ENGAGE: “All Hands On Deck”

Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, Maryland
Center for Applied Learning & Technology (CALT-100)
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Agenda


Directions, Parking and Campus Map

Dining: All meals are at your own expense. The cafeteria is located in the Student Union (SUN) building (see map). There is also a Chic-fil-A kiosk in the CALT building.

Registration: 8:30 a.m

Title I: All Aboard – Welcome and Introductions
       Kristina Kyles-Smith, Assistant State Superintendent, Division of Student, Family & School Support
       Tina McKnight, Director, Program Improvement and Family Support (PIFS) Branch

Meeting Overview – Objective and Agenda
       Veronica Simmons, Section Chief, Student, Family, and Accountability

Maryland State Plan, Timeline & Implementation Updates    
       Mary Gable, Assistant State Superintendent, Division of Academic Policy and Innovation

Moving Forward: Every Student Succeeds Act and Us
       Tina McKnight, Director, Program Improvement and Family Support (PIFS) Branch

Educational Stability 101 –
Improving Educational Outcomes for Children in Foster Care
       John McGinnis, Pupil Personnel and School Social Worker Specialist,
       Student Services and Strategic Planning Branch


ESSA & McKinney-Vento

       Valerie Ashton-Thomas, Coordinator, Homeless Education and Neglected, Delinquent,
       and At-Risk Programs, Program Improvement and Family Support Branch

Break
    
Title I Equitable Services under ESSA: What Needs to Change for your LEA?
       Nola Cromer

Lunch (on your own)

Title I: Setting the Course
       Gail Clark Dickson, Section Chief, Program Improvement and Family Support

Teacher Qualifications and ESSA
       Sarah Spross, Assistant State Superintendent, Division of Educator Effectiveness
       Kelly Meadows, Acting Branch Chief, Division of Educator Effectiveness

Title I Schools: Changing the Trajectory
Shared Best Practices: Montgomery County
       Deann Collins, Director, Division of Title I and Early Childhood Programs & Services
       Kurshanna Johnson, Supervisor, Division of Accelerated & Enriched Instruction
       Nichelle Owens, Supervisor, Division of Title I and Early Childhood Programs & Services

Break

Setting Sail – Director Updates
       Tina McKnight, Director, Program Improvement and Family Support (PIFS) Branch
              Director Update
              Program Calendar

Reflection/Evaluation
       Kristi Peters, Program Improvement and Family Support Branch, MSDE

Evaluation