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Innovation & Student Learning Pathway

The Innovation and Student Learning Task Force has five sub-committees:

  1. System of Great Schools: Purpose will be to develop a call for quality schools, analyze and recommend a local accountability system structure, and develop a school performance framework.
  2. School Actions: Purpose of school actions is to work in several areas related to planning grants that VISD has obtained that include: Pre-K Early Childhood Center, School Re-start for O'Connor Elementary using the ACE model, and PTECH School-Within-A-School.
  3. Designing 21st Century Programs of Study: Purpose is to continue to explore options and recommendations related to Project-Based Learning, Blended Learning Environments, STEM, and to design programs of study that meet the needs of our students.
  4. Social Emotional Learning: Purpose is to research and analyze best practice as it relates to "Students as Learners" and "Students as People."
  5. Effective Schools Framework: Purpose is to define "Quality" as is relates to educational programs and staff.  Additionally, this sub-committee will review talent recruitment and development as well as quality mentor programs.
Upcoming Meeting Dates
Date Time Location
Thursday, October 10 4:00pm - 5:30pm VISD Admin.Building, Renaissance Center
Leaders: Melissa Correll, Carla Schaefer, Amber Godby
Date Time Location
Thursday, October 24 4:00pm - 5:00pm VISD Admin.Building, Renaissance Center
Wednesday, November 13 3:30pm - 5:00pm VISD Admin.Building, Renaissance Center
Thursday, November 19 3:30pm - 5:00pm VISD Admin.Building, Renaissance Center
Leaders: Ann Avila, Natalie Ambrameit, Carol Dipple
Date Time Location
Tuesday, November 12 3:00pm - 5:00pm VISD Admin.Building, Renaissance Center
Thursday, December 12 3:00pm - 5:00pm VISD Admin.Building, Renaissance Center
Leaders: Sherri Hathaway, Martin Sanchez, Tammy Sestak
Date Time
Location
Wednesday, November 20 3:00pm - 5:00pm VISD Conference Center
Wednesday, December 4 3:00pm - 5:00pm VISD Admin. Building, Renaissance Center
Monday, February 10 8:00am - 4:00pm VISD Admin. Building, Renaissance Center
Tuesday, February 11 8:00am - 4:00pm VISD Admin. Building, Renaissance Center
Leaders: Brandi Henke, Michelle Yates, Kelli Cotton
Date Time
Location
Tuesday, October 29 4:00pm - 5:00pm VISD Admin. Building, Renaissance Center
Tuesday, November 19 12:00pm - 1:00pm VISD Admin. Building, Renaissance Center
Thursday, January 9 4:00pm - 5:00pm VISD Admin. Building, Renaissance Center
Tuesday, January 21 12:00pm - 1:00pm VISD Admin. Building, Renaissance Center
Thursday, February 6 4:00pm - 5:00pm VISD Admin. Building, Renaissance Center
Tuesday, March 31 12:00pm - 1:00pm VISD Admin. Building, Renaissance Center
Leaders: Tammy Sestak, Clark Motley
Date Time
Location
Tuesday, November 12 3:30pm - 5:00pm VISD Conference Center, Room C
Joint Task Force Meeting Dates
 
Date Time Location
Tuesday, December 3 4:00pm - 6:00pm Stroman Middle School
Thursday, February 13 11:00am - 1:00pm UHV North Multipurpose Room (RSVP)
Tuesday, March 31 3:00pm - 5:00pm UHV North Multipurpose Room