Professional Development

SUCCESS

About Us

The Placer County Office of Education’s SUCCESS Mathematics grant is funded through the U.S. Department of Education under CaMSP.  For more information about participating in our program, please contact Christine Poulsen, Project Director.

 

Students Understanding Complex Concepts Equals Student Success = SUCCESS

Grant Years: 2009-2013

Major Components:

 

Content:

o    Building of Conceptual Understanding through student eyes

o    Focus: Basic foundational concepts of Mathematics taught in grades 3rd - 8th grade levels.

o    Summer Institutes with CSU Sacramento Math Project

Practicum:

o    Year 1 Focus : Practicum = teachers instructional practice

o    Year 2 Focus:  Effective Instructional Strategies with a purpose = student learning

o    Year 3 Focus:  Tying grade level concepts and instructional strategies together for powerful student learning & achievement. A new goal is to bring other site teams in to the process in order to sustain this practice at each school after the grant funding has ended.

 

Professional Learning days:

o    Year 1 Focus : Practicum = teachers instructional practice

o    Year 2 Focus:  Effective Instructional Strategies with a purpose = student learning

o    Year 3 Focus:  Tying grade level concepts and instructional strategies together for powerful student learning & achievement. A new goal is to bring other site teams in to the process in order to sustain this practice at each school after the grant funding has ended.

 

Coaching:

o    Year 1 Focus: Getting used to collaborative model of cognitive coaching

o    Year 2 Focus: Setting goals and reflection with coaches

o    Year 3 Focus: How to integrate reflection into individual planning and goal setting.

 

Project Abstract

SUCCESS Control Group

 

Partners:

 

California State University, Sacramento Math Project
CSUS Math Project

 

Participating Institutes of Higher Education

California State University Sacramento

National University

Brandman University

Sierra College

 

Participating Placer County Districts:

Auburn Union Elementary School District - Lead LEA

Ackerman Charter School District

Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District

Eureka Union School District
Loomis Union School District

Newcastle Elementary School District

Placer County Office of Education

Placer Hills Union School District

Rocklin Unified School District

Roseville City School District

St. John's School

Western Placer Unified School District

 

Education CaMSP Program
CDE CaMSP Program

 

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