Sunshine Packet: SI Frontloaded Information for the NC Guidance Essential Standards Content Session:

The Sunshine Packet is front-loaded Information sent prior to the Summer Institute session for participants to review.


This powerpoint presentation gives the background information of how the NC Guidance Essential Standards were developed to meet the needs of 21st Century Learners.

NC Guidance Essential Standards



Support Tools for Guidance Essential Standards



Unpacking Documents for the NC Guidance Standards
See LiveBinder page: NCDPI School Counseling LiveBinder

Summer Institute Day I

Content Session Objectives: “The Connected Counselor”
  • Understand the NC Guidance Essential Standards: Connections to Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy and the American School Counselors Association’s National Standards for Students
  • Connect Data Literacy to the Guidance Essential Standards to improve student learning
  • “Connecting to Serve All Students” with the NC Guidance Essential Standards
  • Develop a Professional Development plan to implement the Guidance Essential Standards to share with the school counselors in your district/charter school. “What do my school counselors need to know to implement the Guidance Essential Standards and to be a Connected Counselor?”

Day 1 Agenda Content Session

“Answering the 4 DuFour Questions with the NC Guidance Essential Standards”

  • What do we want the students to learn?

  • How do we know the students learned it?

  • What do we do if the students don't learn it?

  • What do we do if the students already know it?

Topic
Professional Purpose

Welcome and Introduction

Code of Cooperation

Housekeeping Items

Purpose/objectives of session

www.penzu.com

www.mytymz.com

  • Meet, greet and network activity.
  • Code of Cooperation agreement
  • Housekeeping items

  • Discuss content session purpose and objectives of Content Session including answering the 4 DuFour Questions
  • Activity: Set up Penzu account for capturing your reflections and “aha” moments www.penzu.com or at www.mytymz.com
  • Create a Personal Journal (free account)
  • Record some of the “big bucket” items you need to gain from this session.

Question I: What do we want the students to learn?

9:00 – 11:15 a.m

Sunshine Packet
(Information sent for review prior to the Summer Institute session)
Based on your review of the Sunshine Packet sent prior to this Summer Institute,
Where do you feel you are with the Guidance Essential Standards (GES)?

Activity: Participate in the 4-Corners Activity by selecting a picture that represents where you are with the GES. As a group, discuss and answer the following questions from your review of the Sunshine Packet.
  • Why does this picture represent where I am with the Guidance Essential Standards (GES)?
  • Discuss within your group how do the GES align with the ASCA National Standards and with RBT?
Deeper Dive into the Guidance Essential Standards

SI Guidance Essential Standards Summer Institute PowerPoint Presentation


Crosswalk of alignment of GES to Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy and ASCA National Standards
Understanding the GES…Preamble

Activity: Preamble Scavenger Hunt Activity
Proficiency Levels, Strands, Standards and Clarifying Objectives….No Grade Levels, Oh My!
With your Table Team, review the Preamble and complete the Scavenger Hunt below.


Activities:
1. Puzzle Card Activity matching objectives with the standards
2. Alignment of current district or school level counseling objectives and activities that match the new Guidance Essential Standards. Using the pdf document below, align your current Guidance activities with the new Essential Standards.
Unpacking Documents

NCDPI School Counseling Wiki Space

NCDPI School Counseling LiveBinders



Where do I find the unpacking documents?

NCDPI School Counseling Wiki Space

NCDPI School Counseling LiveBinders


Explore these websites
Review the unpacking documents.
Refer back to the sheet where you aligned your current Guidance activities with the GES.
How will you use the unpacking documents to guide your school counselors?
Record your ideas in Penzu or MyTymz account.
Break

Using Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy with the Guidance Essential Standards (11:30-12:45)

NC Education RBT Video & Module

Introduction to RBT: Review of prior knowledge

Activity: Go to Penzu journal:
What do you already know about RBT?
How do you incorporate RBT into your instruction or practice?


RBT Presentation with built-in Penzu journaling reflection activities

Activity:
Counselors think of a concept you teach within the Guidance Essential Standards.
Decide how to incorporate one of the analyzing activities into the lesson or unit.

Activity: Choose a topic you teach to students.
Use the chart below to:
Write 3 analyzing level questions, 3 evaluating level questions, and 3 creating level questions to ask your students
Share with a partner




Activity: Reflect on this session. What are two things that you will take back to use with your students?
Record these in your Penzu journal
Lunch (12:45 – 1:30)
Please return to this room at 1:30 p.m.

Question II: How will we know if the students have learned it?


Data Literacy

(1:30 – 2:15 p.m.)

Data Literacy for Counselors:

What are data literacy, D3M, data usage, “dirty data” and types of data?


Activity: Scenarios to review and discuss with your “table team”
Additional data resource specific to School Counselors: (professional article)
Data! Data! Data! Steps and Tools for Planning and Using Your Data
NCDPI School Counseling LiveBinders

Sample of D3M School Counseling Program:

Using the ASCA National Model:
A Framework for School Counseling to implement the NC Guidance Essential Standards
(2:15 – 2:45 p.m.)


NCDPI School Counseling LiveBinders




New Question:

"What do we want students to know, understand and be able to do in order to be future ready?"


Promising Practices in NC
A NC High School where the school counselors used data to increase student achievement collaborating and incorporating practices from the ASCA National Model


Activity: Share Time: Go to NCDPI School Counseling LiveBinders
Click on the ASCA National Model tab
  • Discuss with your “Table Team” your district’s experience with the ASCA National Model.
  • Share examples of how you might use this model to make connections with other curriculum areas to implement the new Guidance Essential Standards.
  • Post ideas on Chart Paper
  • Gallery Walk
Break
Break

Question III:

What do we do if they do not know it?

What do we do if they already know it?

(Connecting to Serve All)
(3:00 – 4:00 p.m.)

Goanimate website

(www.goanimate.com)


Index Card Activity
Make one/Take one for Gifted Learner

Educating the Whole Child

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Multiple Means of Representation
  • Multiple Means of Action and Expression
  • Multiple Means of Engagement
  • Learning Needs of ELL’s and Gifted Students

Problems and Problem Solving
  • Response to Intervention (RTI)
  • Problem Solving, Data and Decision-Making
  • Team Initiated Problem Solving (TIPS)

Activities:
  • Make a video using www.goanimate.com to express one of the Socio-Emotional standards
  • Gifted Learners - make one/take one activity



  • Review “Connecting to Serve All” handout.
Share Time: Discuss with your “table team” challenges you are facing in your district and how you might use this information to address these challenges.

Question IV:What are Next Steps?

Planning for Facilitated Team Time:

(4:00 – 5:00 p.m.)


“The Connected School Counselor”
Most important that School Counselors
are leaders and advocates in school reform,
student achievement and
college & career readiness


PD Planning for District Facilitative
Team Time

Changing role of School Counselors

Review the NC Professional School Counseling Standards and discuss the new NC School Counselor Evaluation Instrument



Activity:
Share Time: How do the Guidance Essential Standards align and “fit” into the Professional Standards for School Counselors?
What are the school counselors in your district are doing?


New Role: The “Connected School Counselor”
As I reflect on the school counselors in my district:
What are the connections the school counselors have as leaders, advocates and collaborators?
Where are we excelling in our connections?
Where do we need to improve?
Where are they holes in the connections?



Activity: The Connected School Counselor Chart
List all connections you have for collaboration, leadership, & advocacy
Green = good beneficial connections
Yellow = have these connections but need some work
Red = area where we need connections


PD Planning for District Facilitative Team Time

Activity: Share Time
Reflect on what you have learned today and complete the PD Planning Chart answering the following questions.
With your table team, share your ideas.
  • What concepts from today am I going to take to my District Facilitative Team Time tomorrow?
  • How can I best support the school counselors in my district with professional development on the Guidance Essential Standards?
  • What am I already doing and what do I need to accomplish?
  • Timeline – when do I need to do this professional development?
  • How do I deliver this professional development?
  • Who do I need to have a crucial conversation with regarding the changing role of school counselors?
  • What are some strategies for me to have these conversations?

Day 1 Reflection Time
Go to your Penzu journal and record the following:
  • What is on your mind?
  • How can I best support my counselors with Professional Development on the Guidance Essential Standards
  • What ideas will I take from today's session to Facilitative Team Time?

Exit Ticket: Complete answers to questions below on a post-it note and place on Gallery Charts

1.How does this content area prepare students to be future ready?
2.How does this area connect to other content areas?
3.What are the implications for meeting the needs of all learners as related to this content area?


Other Resources to assist with curriculum collaboration:


K-8 Curriculum Reference Guides for NCSCOS including the CCSA and NCES (these are examples of the guides for grades K-8 that may be ordered through the NCDPI Publications Office)





ASCA National Model: Framework for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs
American School Counselor Association



Summer Institute Day 2

Content Session Objectives: “The Connected Counselor”**
  • Understand the NC Guidance Essential Standards: Connections to Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy and the American School Counselors Association’s National Standards for Students
  • Connect Data Literacy to the Guidance Essential Standards to improve student learning
  • “Connecting to Serve All Students” with the NC Guidance Essential Standards
  • Develop a Professional Development plan on how to implement the Guidance Essential Standards to share with the school counselors in your district/charter school. “What do my school counselors need to know to implement the Guidance Essential Standards and to be a Connected Counselor?”

Day 2 Agenda Content Session:


What do my school counselors need to know to implement the Guidance Essential Standards and to be a Connected Counselor?”
Topic
Professional Purpose

Session V: Connected School Counselor

(1:30 – 3:030 p.m.)
Conduct Gallery Walk of Responses to the three questions:
1.How does this content area prepare students to be future ready?
2.How does this area connect to other content areas?
3.What are the implications for meeting the needs of all learners as related to this content area?

PowerPoint Presentation Day 2



Planning for Professional Development in Your District.

Next steps...



2012-2013 Implementation Timeline


Break


Formative Assessments - brief overview



The Connected School Counselor

Finalizing PD Plan for Your District

Welcome Back!

Activity: Conduct Gallery Walk and review responses to the three "exit" questions from yesterday.
1.How does this content area prepare students to be future ready?
2.How does this area connect to other content areas?
3.What are the implications for meeting the needs of all learners as related to this content area?


Go to Day 2 slide of PowerPoint Presentation



Activity: Open group discussion about District Facilitative Team Time - Online share time!
Log into m.socrative.com
Room Number: 15391
Answer the questions listed in socrative.com
Review responses on the screen, discuss responses as a whole group

Complete the Implementation Timeline Chart for 2012-13


Break (15 minutes)

Overview of Formative Assessments
Sample Formative Assessments:



The Connected School Counselor
Finalizing PD Plan for Your District

Activity: “What do my school counselors need to know to implement the Guidance Essential Standards and to be a Connected Counselor?”
  • Share with your “table team” ideas from your facilitated team time
  • Finalize professional development plan that you began during the Facilitated Team Time using the PD Planning handout:
“PD Planning for Implementation of Guidance Essential Standards”


Ice Cream/Sour Pickles

(Plus/Deltas)

Please email your thoughts to these questions to:
ncdpischoolcounseling@gmail.com
  • What was helpful with the content session?
  • What did you need from these sessions and did not receive?
  • What follow-up professional development do you need to assist the school counselors in your district?
  • How might we improve the content or delivery?
Please email your thoughts to these questions to: ncdpischoolcounseling@gmail.com


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