Alternative Education Advisory Committee


 

Alternative Education Advisory Committee

As part of our eight-year plan for education, SDE launched six goals.  One of these goals is to rank among the top 10 states with the highest graduation rate for students in four-, five- and six- year cohorts.  To do so, one of the areas we must bring focus to is alternative education.

We know alternative education programs across the state are doing wonderful work in supporting our most at-risk students, but we need district guidance on designing strategies and supports to move alternative education forward.

Below are links to the agendas, handouts, and recordings for each meeting.

Advisory Committee Contact List

 

ADVISORY GROUP MEETINGS
 

May 15, 2018


Advisory Group Meeting

Agenda

Handout - Alternative Education Models and Strategies

Meeting Recording (https://youtu.be/ICTQRun51qo)

Accountability Working Group Meeting

Goals

1. Fully inform the purpose behind Alt Ed programs, what the funding is to be used for, and the criteria the programs are expected to meet.
2. Create a proposal to the A-F report card that would highlight alternative education in a more growth mindset.

Data Working Group Meeting

Handout

Goals

1. Study current data trends in alternative education.
2. Identify what student and program data should be collected.
3. Analyze data for training, programs, and incentives to improve outcomes.

Evaluation Working Group Meeting

Handouts

1. Current Alt Ed Rubric 
2. MS Rubric 
3. HS Rubric

Goals:

1, Create an evaluation tool that can be used evaluate alternative education programs for middle school/junior high that promotes improvement and innovation with compliance and eligibility.

2. Create an evaluation tool that can be used to evaluate alternative education programs for high school that promotes improvement and innovation with compliance and eligibility

Funding Working Group

Goals

1. Create a proposal to update the alternative education funding formula.
2. Broaden the options and definition of an alternative education program for funding purposes

February 13, 2018 – Advisory Group Meeting

Agenda

Handouts

Speaker Handouts (OSOCP)

Notes

Meeting Recording - YouTube

January 24, 2018 – Evaluation Working Group

Notes

Goals:

1. Create an evaluation tool that can be used evaluate alternative education programs for middle school/junior high that promotes improvement and innovation with compliance and eligibility.

2. Create an evaluation tool that can be used to evaluate alternative education programs for high school that promotes improvement and innovation with compliance and eligibility

Meeting recording:  https://vimeo.com/252591846

January 23, 2018 – Data Working Group

Notes

Goals:

1. Study current data trends in alternative education.
2. Identify what student and program data should be collected.
3. Analyze data for training, programs, and incentives to improve outcomes. 

Meeting recording:  https://vimeo.com/252396837

December 4, 2017 - Advisory Group Meeting

Agenda

Handouts

Notes

American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) Denver Briefing

October 10, 2017

Agenda

Handouts

1. Alt Ed Program Information (73 pages) 
2. Arkansas Data Model

Notes

September 18, 2017

Agenda

Opportunities and Challenges

Handout (34 Pages)

September 18, 2017 Meeting Recording (https://youtu.be/AZNwIXDIM4w) - 1.5 hours

 

Last updated on May 24, 2018