School Innovation & Improvement / Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) Plan At-a-Glance

SIIP/ESSER III outcome goals for the 2021-2022 school year

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2021-2022 Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) / School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2021-2022
  • Washington Mill Elementary School
  • Region 3
  • Bradley Bennink, Principal

Background

The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) is a federal grant which requires that spending be used in specific areas.  Part of the Fairfax County Public Schools spending plan identifies funding to be used for Unfinished Learning and Student Academic and Social, Emotional, Mental Health (Wellness) Needs.  Schools have been given funding allocations to support the academic and wellness needs of students.  Schools are required to create plans in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Wellness highlighting the strategies they will use to support these areas using their ESSER III funding.  These strategies are shown below.

ESSER III English Language Arts Strategies

  •  Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

Strategy 1

  • Teachers will discuss and plan rigorous lessons based on a guaranteed and viable curriculum.

Strategy 2

  • Teachers will frequently use data to form Tier 2 small groups with targeted instruction during Power Up! time.

Strategy 3

  • Students will be given the option to receive individual or small group intervention virtually twice a week

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

  •  Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.

Strategy 1

  • Teachers will discuss and plan rigorous lessons based on a guaranteed and viable curriculum.

Strategy 2

  • Teachers will frequently use data to form Tier 2 small groups with targeted instruction during Power Up! time.

Strategy 3

  • Students will be given the option to receive individual or small group intervention virtually twice a week

Strategy 4

  • Students will be given the opportunity to explore math concepts during STEAM lab through instruction focused on engineering, robotics, electricity, etc.

 

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

  • Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.

Strategy 1

  • Students will receive one 30-minute lesson per week specifically focused on social-emotional learning and building executive functioning skills

Strategy 2

  •  Provide opportunities for Family Engagement (*note - Family Engagement actions can be embedded within other strategies. They are listed separately here for organizational purposes only.)

 

Background

All Fairfax County schools are also required to complete an access and opportunity goal as part of their School Innovation and Improvement Plan (SIIP) and can also capture additional goals.  These are shown below.

Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome

  • By the end of the 2021-2022 school year, all PreK-6 classroom teachers will provide quarterly access to AAP strategies and curriculum to all students. The number of teachers implementing quarterly AAP strategies and curriculum will increase from 4.6% in the 2020-2021 school year to 100% in the 2021-2022 school year.

Strategy 1

  • All students grades PreK-6 will have increased access to Advanced Academics Strategies and curriculum.

 

OTHER End of Year SMARTR Outcome

  •  By the end of the 2021-2022 school year, 100% of students Grades PreK - 6 will identify a minimum of one trusted adult who helped  them regulate their emotions.

Strategy 1

  • Students with disabilities will have increased access to tier 1 math instruction.

Portrait of a Graduate - End of Year SMARTR Outcome

  • By the end of the 2021-2022 school year, 100% of emerging and developing students will grow to the next level on the collaborator rubric.

Strategy 1

  • Students will have an increased amount of time daily devoted solely to social-emotional development.

 

For additional information regarding this School Improvement plan, please contact our school principal.