Archive for March, 2011

March TAP Meeting

Monday, March 14th, 2011

TAP Agenda
Registration/Sign-in 4:30 – 4:45
Welcome and Updates 4:45 – 5:30
Thank you to our Steering Committee
TAP meetings are scheduled from 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Next TAP meeting: May 24, 2011
Thank-you to Cathy Z for posting forms/calendar on Google docs
Goals, action plan and needs assessment need to be submitted electronically
Goals are required for
• Summer project
• Payment for action team work
• Supply credit
• Supply credit requests need to be linked to a project goal
URL for Project Website:
Teaching to the Standards Class: (3/27 – 5/18)
Mini-Grant Update
Course Registration Material
Stipend ($500.00)
Agree to post learning experience on-line
Equipment/Books sign out/Resources – Update
Class Visits
The Accreditation process (TEAC/RATE) /our role
Selected Action Teams Review/Schedule (PAID)
Data Strategies (Delores)
Equity/GESA – Sarita Samora, Ph.D.
Classroom Management (Ask Dennis)
Functional Behavior Plan/Intervention Plan/Single Subject Researh
Literature Circle (Pam, Jen Twist)
Technology: Advanced (multiple session mini-courses) – Marian, Delores, Karla
Human Resources (Sunshine) (1 hour-person) – Marian
Sorting – Connie/Catherine/Melanie
Standards Class
Planning Steering Committee
Other Updates
Collegial Circles (In-kind)
Technology: Basic Level (single monthly sessions)
• (Photoshop changed to MS Paint)
Classroom Management (As Dennis)
Literature Circle
Book Club / Study Group
Professional Development Opportunities
GESA – End of March Science Exploration Day, March 16, 2011, 9:00am – 1:10pm
Buffalo Museum of Science Gwen Pough, March 30, 2011, 7:30pm Sign up at:
STANYS Western Section Mini-Conference – March 24th, 2011 from 3:30pm to 7:00pm
Address: West Seneca High School, 3300 Main St, West Seneca, NY, 14224
STANYS 116th Annual Conference (November 2011 in Rochester), Proposals to present at conference, due by end of April
Peer Review 5:30 – 6:30
Presenter: Yolanda White
Facilitator: Connie Recorder: Delores
Presentation: 10 minutes
• Clarifying Questions, Optional
Quiet Time: 10 minutes
Feedback: 10 minutes
Response: 10 minutes
Open Conversation: 15 minutes
Reflection: 2 minutes
Summary: 3 minutes
Roles of Leadership (Pathfinding, Aligning, Empowering, Modeling)
Criteria for Reporting
Relation to the standards
Intellectual Challenge
Assessment Plan
Technology Integration
PowerPoint Presentation
Set Agenda for our next meeting 6:30 – 6:45
Evaluation/Feedback 6:45 – 7:00

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