Oregon Department of Education

Indistar® School & District-Level Team Trainings-(Redmond)
High Desert ESD/Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
145 SE Salmon Ave.-Suite A, Redmond, Oregon
May 22, 2014

This training has been CANCELLED due to a lack of registrants and another is being rescheduled for the Redmond SD.

Two Half-Day Sessions:
  • Indistar® School-Level Team Training: Sign-in: 8:45 AM / Training: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Indistar® District-Level Team Training: Sign-in: 12:45 PM / Training: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
There is no charge for this training! Meals and Refreshments will not be provided.

Indistar® School-Level Team Training:
Join us as we delve into Indistar®, a web-based tool that will guide school Team in creating and managing a continuous improvement process. Hands-on activities during these workshops will have your school team discussing indicators and characteristics of effective planning, learning how to create a school plan and how to monitor plans using the Indistar® tool! This workshop is of value for all schools and will address Title I-A Schoolwide planning within Indistar®.

School Team Suggestions: Please bring a school team of 3-5 members representing the various roles of support for the school (e.g., the school principal, 1-2 teachers involved in school improvement efforts, a curriculum specialist, a leadership coach, or a district representative).

Indistar® District Team Training (Continuous Improvement Planning using Indistar®):
ODE is using Indistar® for Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) submissions, beginning June 30, 2014. Using the Indistar® process to a) self-evaluate, b) plan and c) monitor that plan, will eliminate unnecessary paperwork for districts by creating a more flexible process that addresses both state and federal planning requirements. Hands-on activities will have your district team discussing indicators, planning requirements and characteristics of effective planning. Teams will learn how to create district improvement and monitoring plans, implementation strategies, and how to communicate progress using a variety of reports within Indistar®. Go to http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/results/?id=201 for more information regarding CIP requirements.

District Team Suggestions: Please bring a district team of 3-5 members representing the various roles of support for the district (e.g., superintendent, curriculum director, special programs including Title I, ELL, Educator Effectiveness, TAG, Special Education, IT).

Workshop Pre-Requisites for each training:
  1. A school or district team of 3-5 members.
  2. At least 1 laptop computer and a power strip per team. Additional computers and iPads may be used.
  3. Any of the following options so that your team can see what you are working on:
  • Share screens with www.joinme.com.
  • Download Screenleap extension for Chrome/Gmail.
  • Bring a projector.
  • Hunker down around a laptop!

To register for the Indistar® School-Level and/or District-Level Team Trainings at High Desert ESD in Redmond, click on "Start Registration" below.
When: 9:00 AM  to 4:00 PM, Thursday, 22 May 2014
Where: High Desert ESD
Redmond, OR
Contact(s): Stacie Ankrum Email    (503) 947-5633
Federal Systems - Office Specialist
Carla Wade Email    (503) 947-5631
Data, Operations and Grant Management - Ed. Specialist, Title I-A, Ed. Technology
Registration:  Starts:  3:00 PM, Monday, 21 April 2014
   Ends:  4:30 PM, Tuesday, 20 May 2014
5/22/14 9:00A  -  5/22/14 12:00P   •Indistar® School Level Training
Speaker: Jennifer Arns, OETC
Description: School-level training on improvement planning and monitoring using Indistar®
(Sign-in: 8:45 AM)
5/22/14 1:00P  -  5/22/14 4:00P   •Indistar® District-Level Team Training:
Speaker: Jennifer Arns, OETC
Description: District-level team training on the Continuous Improvement Planning (CIP) process using Indistar®.
(Sign-in 12:45 PM)

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Oregon Department of Education
Voice: 503-947-5600
Fax: 503-378-5156
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Salem, OR 97310-0203

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