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Innovation & Student Learning Pathway

The Innovation & Student Learning Pathways focus group will consider student learning pathways, instructional technology initiatives, technology needs, curricular considerations and areas of innovation within the instructional program from the PreK–14 student learning continuum.  Recommendations will be prioritized. 

 

  • Elementary task force: To review, discuss and submit a recommendation to the superintendent and board regarding establishing dynamic learning pathways for elementary and secondary age students.
  • Secondary task force: To review, discuss and submit a recommendation to the superintendent and board regarding establishing dynamic learning pathways for elementary and secondary age students.

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: PreK 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.
DATE TIME LOCATION
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 4-5:30 p.m. VISD Administration Building, Renaissance Center