Tap Meeting November 16, 2011

November 16th, 2011

T/LQP Professional Development Program
Teacher Advisory Panel (TAP) – Agenda: 11/16/2011
Thomas Reynolds Center

4:30 – 4:45 Registration /Welcome / Sign-in (Update TAP Mailing list)
4:45 – 5:45 Peer Review: Making Tracks
Presenter: Paul Young, Ph.D.
Facilitator: Pam Hays Recorder: Jennifer Twist
Presentation: 10 minutes (Clarifying Questions)
Quiet Time: 10 minutes
Feedback: 5 minutes
Response: 5 minutes
Open Conversation: 20 minutes
Reflection: 2 minutes
Summary: 3 minutes
Criteria for Reporting
1) Relation to the standards
2) Intellectual Challenge
3) Assessment Plan
4) Engagement / Inquiry
5) Adaptability
6) Technology Integration
7) Presentation /Implications

5:45 -6:00 Welcome and Updates / Thank you to our Steering Committee
• TAP meetings are scheduled from 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
• Approve a TAP meeting Tentative Schedule:
*TAP Meeting: October 4, 2011: Wick Board Room
TAP Meeting: November 16, 2011: Wick Board Room
TAP Meeting: January 12, 2012: TBD
TAP Meeting: March 13, 2012: TBD
TAP Meeting: May 21, 2012: TBD
Topics for upcoming planning (steering) committee meetings
TLQP Procedures: Connie
Website: Jennifer Twist, Pat Loncto, John Zaepfel
Common Core updates: Jennifer Molfese, Melanie Koch
6:00 – 6:30 Updates
- Budget and Final Report completed
- Deadline post marked by October 31, 2011
- 2011-2012 Project Approved
- Goals, action plan and needs assessment need to be submitted electronically
o Goals can be modified and update through the year
• Goals are required for
• summer project
• payment for action team work
• supply credit
- requests needs to be linked to a project goal
o Follow-up – Grade 5 Science Activities – Rod Doran, Ph.D.

• Teaching to the Standards Class (327/518)
• Mini-Grant Update – Six project teachers have scheduled mid-term reviews
• Equipment / Books Sign Out / Resources / Class Visits
• The Accreditation process (TEAC / RATE) / our role
• Selected Action Teams Review /Schedule (Paid)
• Data Strategies
• Equity / GESA
• Classroom Management (Ask Dennis)
(Functional Behavior Plan/ Intervention Plan / Single Subject Research)
- Social Skills Training
• Literature Circle: Productive Group Work by Frey, Fisher, and Everlove
• Technology: Advanced (multiple session mini-courses)
• Sunshine (1 hour / person)
• Collegial Circles (In-kind)
• Equity
• Technology: Basic Level (single monthly sessions)
• Classroom Management (Ask Dennis)
• Literature Circle
• Book Club / Study Group
- URL for Project web site:

http://www.daemen.edu/academics/centersinitiatives/TeacherLeadershipQualityPartnership/Pages/default.aspx

Technology support – John Zaepfel: e-mail: jzaepfel@daemen.edu and office phone: 839-8312
URL for preview of new Website (http://my.daemen.edu/offices/tlqp/tlqp.php)
• Professional Development opportunities
• Co-sponsor with Parent Network (November 3, 2011 at the Heartstone Manor)
-Dr. Ross Greene – Handout (Empathy, Identifying the problem, Invitation)
• STANYS 116th Annual Conference (November 5-9, 2010 in Rochester)
STANYS Conference – Attendees:
Melanie Koch, Pam Hays, Sarah Shugarts, Tristan D’Angelo, Lenore Patrone
Rod Doran, Jeff Arnold
• Buffalo Museum of Science

6:30 – 6:45 Set Agenda for our next meeting

6:45 – 7:00 Evaluation / Feedback

A $35 supplies credit will be recorded for each TAP member attending the meeting. Only teachers/administrators currently teaching in a Buffalo School are eligible to redeem the credits. After June, to redeem up to $70 in outstanding credits you must attend our summer project and complete the Goal/Action plan/ Needs Assessment package. The terms and conditions of supplies credit are subject to change after review by our steering committee.

Support for the development and production of this material was provided by a grant under the New York State Higher Education Teacher / Leadership Quality Partnership program administered by the New York State Education Department.

• Summer Programs – Location TBA
• Science Assessment Workshop: June 25 – 29, 2012
• Learning Community: July 9-13 and July 16-20, 2012
• Optional workweek: July 23 – July 27, 2012
• Cooperating Teacher / New Teacher Institute: July 23 – July 27, 2012

• A Tentative Schedule of our Upcoming Events
*Steering Committee
Meeting: September 28, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
*TAP Meeting: October 4, 2011: Wick- Board Room
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Literature Circle: October 18, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Planning Steering Committee: October 19, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Classroom Management: October 24, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
*Steering Committee Meeting: November 2, 2011: TBA
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Equity: November 15, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room (T)
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
TAP Meeting: November 16, 2011: Wick-Board Room
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Literature Circle: November 22, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Classroom Management: November 28, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room (T)
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Sorting Action Team Meeting: December 29, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Steering Committee Meeting: January 3, 2012: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room (T)
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
TAP Meeting: January 12, 2011: TBA
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Steering Committee Meeting: February 29, 2012: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
TAP Meeting: March 13, 2012: TBA
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Steering Committee Meeting: May 16, 2012: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
TAP Meeting: May 21, 2012: TBA
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM

New Planning Steering Committee (4:30 PM – 6:30 PM) Dates:
October 19, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
November __, 2011: Location: TRC – Board Room: Resource Allocation
December __, 2011: Location: TRC – Board Room: Review Action Plan / Product / Schedules
January __, 2012: Location: TRC: – Board Room Summer Program Update
June __, 2012: Committee Chairs provide updates on progress

Technology Collegial Circles:
Google Documents: October 26, 2011: TBA
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Dreamweaver: December 1, 8, 15, 2011 from 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Dreamweaver students sessions:
January 5, 6, 9, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. – noon
May 17, 18, 21, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. – noon

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