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DA Rule 6A-1.099811 Approved by the State Board of Education on November 18, 2014, the purpose of this rule is to set forth the Differentiated Accountability (DA) State System of School Improvement pursuant to Section 1008.33, Florida Statutes. 1/2/2015 Download  
2014-15 Checklist for Districts with Focus or Priority Schools This document includes the Differentiated Accountability requirements and deliverables for districts with schools identified as Focus or Priority in the 2014-15 school year, as outlined in Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C. 11/24/2014 Download  
2014-15 Checklist for Focus and Priority Schools This document includes the Differentiated Accountability requirements and deliverables for schools identified as Focus or Priority in the 2014-15 school year, as outlined in Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C. 11/24/2014 Download  
Turnaround Option Plan Phase 1 (TOP-1) Template This form is required for schools planning for turnaround in 2014-15 under Differentiated Accountability Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C. 1/12/2015 Download  
Turnaround Option Plan Phase 2 (TOP-2) Template This form is required for schools planning for turnaround in 2014-15 under Differentiated Accountability Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C. 11/24/2014 Download  
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DA Support List 2014-15 Schools categorized for Differentiated Accountability (DA) support in 2014-15 (Priority and Focus) including the turnaround status (Planning or Implementing) based on criteria set forth in Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C. "Prevent" schools are also listed. 11/24/2014 Download  
DA Regional Map 2014-15 This map illustrates the DA regions by school district. Those districts that do not currently have DA schools are still assigned to a region in the event that future DA support is needed. 2/3/2015 Download  
Virtual School Accountability This chart lists the various types of virtual schools in Florida and provides a summary of accountability requirements related to school improvement. 10/28/2014 Download  
Districts Supported by DA in 2013-14 This list includes all school districts with schools on the DA List for 2013-14, sorted by Region, and the Regional Executive Director (RED) for each region. 1/10/2014 Download  
DA Support List 2013-14 This list includes all schools categorized for DA support in 2013-14 based on criteria set forth in Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C., pursuant to section 1008.33, Florida Statutes (2013). 3/20/2014 Download  
"Prevent" School List 2013-14 This list includes traditional public schools classified as Prevent in 2013-14 by virtue of receiving a school grade of "C" in 2012-13 for elementary and middle schools or in 2011-12 for high schools. 3/19/2014 Download  
DA Category Descriptions 2013-14 Provides definitions and a description of statutory and rule requirements for each differentiated accountability designation. 10/15/2013 Download  
DA List 2012-13 This list includes all schools categorized for Differentiated Accountability (DA) support in 2012-13 pursuant to section 1008.33, Florida Statutes (2012). 3/20/2014 Download  
DA List 2011-12 This list includes all schools categorized for Differentiated Accountability (DA) support in 2011-12 based on criteria set forth in section 1008.33, Florida Statutes (2011). 3/20/2014 Download  
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2014 Academies Report of Processes and Results This document was compiled by Evergreen Solutions, LLC, to describe and analyze the process by which BSI evaluated the 2014 DA summer academies, as well as the results of the evaluation. 11/21/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academy Module 1 Presentation "Step Zero," presented at the 2014 DA Summer Academies, covers topics such as SMART "goals," strategic goals, theories of action, and Step Zero. 7/14/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academy Module 2 Presentation "PD to Practice," presented at the 2014 DA Summer Academies, covers topics such as the transfer of knowledge into practice and the "Academic Impact Model." 7/14/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academy Module 3 Presentation "Effective Leadership," presented at the 2014 DA Summer Academies, covers topics such as roles of the leadership team, "consultancy protocol," and characteristics of an effective leader. 7/14/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academy Module 4 Presentation "Supportive Environments," presented at the 2014 DA Summer Academies, covers topics such as critical components of a supportive environment and creating a culture of high expectations. 7/14/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academy Module 5 Presentation "Ambitious and Collaborative Teaching for Student Learning," presented at the 2014 DA Summer Academies, covers topics such as the connection between ambitious instruction and collaborative teaching and 4-step planning and problem solving. 7/14/2014 Download  
Consultancy Protocol Created for use during the 2014 DA Summer Academies, this document outlines the roles and steps of a consultancy protocol, a structured problem-solving process. 7/9/2014 Download  
Registration Schedule This chart provides registration information on all offerings of DA Summer Academies in 2014. 7/16/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academies Overview and Agenda This document provides the objectives, outcomes, and summary agenda for the 2014 DA Summer Academies. 5/30/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academies Agenda This document provides the detailed agenda for the 2014 DA Summer Academies. 6/19/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academies - Region 1 This flyer provides the dates and locations for the DA Summer Academies to be held in Region 1. 5/30/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academies - Region 2 This flyer provides the date and location for the DA Summer Academy to be held in Region 2. 5/30/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academies - Region 3 This flyer provides the dates and locations for the DA Summer Academies to be held in Region 3. 7/2/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academies - Region 4 This flyer provides the dates and locations for the DA Summer Academies to be held in Region 4. 7/9/2014 Download  
DA Summer Academies - Region 5 This flyer provides the dates and locations for the DA Summer Academies to be held in Region 5. 5/30/2014 Download  
Memo to Superintendents 4-18-2014 This memo announces the 2014 Differentiated Accountability Regional Summer Academies, and describes the purpose and audience. 5/1/2014 Download  
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2014-15 DIAP Outline Outline of required District Improvement and Assistance Plan components for Districts with Focus and Priority schools, as outlined in Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C. 11/24/2014 Download  
DIAP Survey How-to Guide This how-to guide walks users through the process of creating a new DIAP, editing a DIAP, and using many of the features of the site. 9/26/2014 Download  
2013-14 DIAP-1 Outline Outline of required district improvement plan components for Focus and Priority schools, as outlined in Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C, approved by the State Board of Education July 18, 2013. 10/15/2013 Download  
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BSIToon Federal Programs Shift (Vertical) This fill-in-the-bubble activity provides teams a way to creatively encapsulate desired shifts from compliance to performance in the work of federal programs and school improvement. 9/13/2014 Download  
BSIToon Federal Programs Shift (Horizontal) This fill-in-the-bubble activity provides teams a way to creatively encapsulate desired shifts from compliance to performance in the work of federal programs and school improvement. 9/13/2014 Download  
Strategies for Maximizing Team Efficacy Developed for use during the FASFEPA Fall Forum, this tool describes strategies for maximizing team efficacy and provides a space for reflection. 9/7/2014 Download  
Collaborative Teaming Agenda Developed for use during the FASFEPA Fall Forum, this sample agenda of a district team meeting is intended to support collaborative teaming. 9/7/2014 Download  
Collaborative Teaming Norms For use during the FASFEPA Fall Forum, this document contains guidelines for developing team norms and identifying roles. 9/7/2014 Download  
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Mid-Year Reflection Flow Chart This is a decision tree to help users determine where to look next after answering "yes" or "no" to any of the Mid-Year Reflection questions. Find a 5-minute informational video on the Mid-Year Reflection tools at http://www.screencast.com/t/ytcVNtxmk 1/22/2015 Download  
Mid-Year Reflection Guidance Questions This tool helps teams delve deeper into possible root causes for not making progress toward strategic goals, and provides additional guiding questions for determining whether barriers have been reduced and if strategies are being implemented with fidelity 1/27/2015 Download  
Mid-Year Reflection Facilitator Tool This protocol is intended to guide a facilitator through the Mid-Year Reflection process with a team within a structured time frame. 1/22/2015 Download  
Mid-Year Reflection Process Guide This protocol is intended to guide participants through the Mid-Year Reflection process within a structured format, including identifying roles and norms, orienting to the MY tools, independent processing, consensus building and establishing next steps. 1/22/2015 Download  
Problem Analysis Module This module is intended to deepen our understanding of the importance of situational awareness, explore the "why's" behind the data to identify root causes, and develop powerful strategic goals to address them. 4/20/2015 Download  
CIMS Offline Worksheet - Step Zero Designed to help guide school and district teams through the components of Step Zero. The worksheet is not intended to promote a specific number of goals or targets. Lines may be added or removed as needed. 3/31/2015 Download  
Using Step Zero to Develop Targets for Academic Outcomes This document will assist you in using the Academic Outcomes Plot – Percentile Ranking visualization in Step Zero to establish meaningful targets for the School Improvement Plan. 10/10/2014 Download  
Five Domains Framework Guiding Questions This worksheet outlines a series of reflective, guiding questions for schools to discuss during problem analysis. The questions are not meant to be comprehensive but a guide to considering drivers for effective schools based on the best research available 9/26/2014 Download  
5 Whys Root Cause Analysis Tool This document supports the use of the "5 Whys" strategy, which involves looking at a problem and asking “Why?” and “What caused this problem?” in order to define the root causes and support strategic goal development and strategy selection. 9/26/2014 Download  
5 Whys Root Cause Analysis Example This document provides one example of how the "5 Whys Root Cause Analysis Tool" may be used to define the root causes and support strategic goal development and strategy selection. 9/26/2014 Download  
Goal Formulation This document outlines criteria for formulating Strategic Goals and selecting SMART Goals (Targets) in Step Zero that will be carried into the 8 Step Planning and Problem-Solving Process. 7/16/2014 Download  
CIMS Offline Worksheet - Problem Solving Designed to help leadership teams capture the 8-step planning and problem-solving process prior to entry into the CIMS platform. 7/24/2014 Download  
Diagram of 8-Step Planning and Problem-Solving Process This diagram is designed as a visual aid for 8-step planning and problem solving. 2/22/2014 Download  
Guide to 8-Step Planning & Problem Solving This document provides guidance for teams as they work through each step of the 8-step planning and problem solving process. 10/21/2014 Download  
8-Step Facilitator Tool Designed to aid the facilitation of each step of the 8-step planning and problem-solving process with a team. 2/3/2015 Download  
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2013-14 Public Notice of Intervention In the event that schools are not in compliance with Section 1008.345(6)(c), F.S., notice must be given to the public of the department’s intervention and must identify each school without a SIP or appropriate SAC membership composition. 1/2/2015 Download  
2013-14 SIP-SAC Assurances Provides an overview of all district assurances for school improvement plans and the required school advisory council composition for the 2013-14 school year. 7/2/2014 Download  
2013-14 SIP-SAC Assurances Memo FDOE memorandum issued regarding the annual assurances of school improvement plans and School Advisory Council composition survey, submitted in CIMS. 6/24/2014 Download  
2012-13 Public Notice of Intervention In the event that schools are not in compliance with Section 1008.345(6)(c), F.S., notice must be given to the public of the department’s intervention and must identify each school without a SIP or appropriate SAC membership composition. 3/4/2014 Download  
2012-13 SIP-SAC Assurances Provides an overview of all district assurances for school improvement plans and the required school advisory council composition for the 2012-13 school year. 10/15/2013 Download  
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SIG3 Quarterly Deliverables This document describes the quarterly review process and defines the schedule for submission and review of SIG 1003(g) Cohort 3 deliverables in CIMS. 12/1/2014 Download  
SIG3 Convening Fall 2014 Agenda Agenda of two-day convening for all SIG Cohort 3 district and school teams, hosted by the Bureau of School Improvement in Orlando, November 5-6, 2014 11/25/2014 Download  
SIG3 Convening - Building our Community of Support Introduces each SIG school by mascot, describes the support roles of BSI teams, and introduces a protocol for sharing experiences and lessons learned across districts. 11/25/2014 Download  
SIG3 Convening - Sustainability and Implementation Science This module delves into research regarding implementation science and sustainability practices, and applies them to SIG planning and implementation. 11/25/2014 Download  
SIG3 Convening - Grant Administration Cycle This module explores the four phases of SIG administration, how they are opportunities for organizational learning as well as a means to annual renewal. 11/25/2014 Download  
SIG3 Convening - Target Setting Participants engaged in discussion around their current SIG targets to consider making edits to better align with their strategic goals and account for the new Florida Standards Assessment. 11/25/2014 Download  
SIG3 Logo This logo was designed to represent Cohort 3 as a diverse set of schools with unique strengths and challenges, but forming a community of support connected by the common thread of SIG 1003(g) funds. (Design by Ladd Skelly) 11/25/2014 Download  
Cohort 3 Grantee List Provides a brief description of the School Improvement Grant 1003(g) program and lists the 11 schools in nine school districts that were selected through a rigorous review process to form SIG Cohort 3. 8/12/2014 Download  
SIG 1003(g) Cohort 3 Scoring Methodology This document describes how SIG proposals were scored to obtain the rank order for the selection of Cohort 3, and how the final award list was determined. 8/14/2014 Download  
Form 100A for SIG 1003(g) FFY13 Also available to download from the Phase II survey, an original signed copy of this form with the total amount requested for Year 1 (including pre-implementation amounts) must be received in the Office of Grants Management by the proposal deadline. 3/31/2014 Download  
Definitions of "turnaround" This document describes the various usages of the word "turnaround" as related to Differentiated Accountability and the School Improvement Grant 1003(g) program. 3/18/2014 Download  
SIG Workshop Module 1 Presentation "The Compelling Why for Continuous Improvement" was presented at the SIG 1003(g) FFY13 applicant workshops in February 2014. 3/3/2014 Download  
SIG Workshop Module 2 Presentation "SIG Proposal Design and Structure" was presented at the SIG 1003(g) FFY13 applicant workshops in February 2014. 3/3/2014 Download  
SIG Workshop Module 3 Presentation "Concepts of 8-Step Planning and Problem Solving (8SPPS)" was presented at the SIG 1003(g) FFY13 applicant workshops in February 2014. 3/3/2014 Download  
SIG Workshop Module 4 Presentation "Using 8SPPS to Address Areas of Focus" was presented at the SIG 1003(g) FFY13 applicant workshops in February 2014. 3/3/2014 Download  
SIG Request for Proposals This is a paper version of the online forms required for districts to submit a proposal for SIG 1003(g) funding for Cohort 3. 3/31/2014 Download  
SIG "Food for Thought" Handout This handout of helpful tips was provided to participants of the SIG 1003(g) FFY13 applicant workshops. 3/2/2014 Download  
SIG Scoring Rubrics These rubrics outline the Standards and Gold Standards for earning points on each component of the SIG proposal. 3/26/2014 Download  
SIG Proposal Schedule of Deliverables This timeline of evidence/deliverables required for the SIG 1003(g) proposal was provided to participants of the SIG 1003(g) FFY13 applicant workshops. 2/27/2014 Download  
SIG Schedule of Deliverables This document provides a timeline of deliverables required for each implementation year of the SIG 1003(g). 3/7/2014 Download  
DIAP Sections Satisfying SIG and TOP Components This document provides guidance for using sections of the DIAP to satisfy components of the SIG proposal and/or TOP-1 and TOP-2. 2/27/2014 Download  
8SPPS Guidance for SIG This document compiles the guidance for districts using the 8-step planning and problem-solving process to address components of the SIG application. 3/20/2014 Download  
Bonus Points Methodology Describes how bonus points are applied to SIG proposals earning 70% or higher. 3/6/2014 Download  
SIG Scoring Summary Provides a sample scoring sheet for each SIG model to show how points will be assigned for each SIG-targeted school included in a district proposal. 3/19/2014 Download  
SIG Proposal Review and Scoring Handout This handout was provided to participants at the SIG 1003(g) FFY13 applicant workshops. 3/2/2014 Download  
SIG Workshop Agenda This is the agenda used for the Orlando and Tallahassee SIG 1003(g) applicant workshops in February. 2/23/2014 Download  
SIG Workshop Flyer The Bureau of School Improvement (BSI) will be hosting two identical workshops to provide districts with an opportunity to build understanding of the Cohort 3 SIG program design and proposal process. Attendance is not required. 2/11/2014 Download  
SIG Summary of Requirements This matrix defines the major Cohort 3 requirements of each SIG model, as established by the U.S. Department of Education and the Florida Department of Education. 2/27/2014 Download  
USED Increased Learning Time FAQ This document revises the February 23, 2011, federal guidance on increased learning time [available at: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/sif/sigguidance02232011.pdf]. 2/25/2014 Download  
Florida's Application to USED for FFY13 Funds This application was approved by the United States Department of Education in February 2014. 3/21/2014 Download  
SIG Waiver Memo to Superintendents 12-20-13 This memo was sent to superintendents on December 20, 2013, to invite comment on Florida's request to waive the school eligibility requirements for FY13 funds in order to use the Priority and Focus lists from Florida's ESEA Flexibility waiver. 1/2/2014 Download  
Waiver 3 Approval Letter This letter authorizes Florida to use its ESEA flexibility waiver list of focus and priority schools to determine eligibility for the FFY 2013 competition for SIG 1003(g) funds. 3/21/2014 Download  
SIG 1003(g) FFY13 Grant Award Notification This is Florida's official grant award notification from the U.S. Department of Education authorizing funding for School Improvement Grants, which Florida will use to make competitive sub-grants to districts for Cohort 3. 6/10/2014 Download  
SIG Competition Memo to Superintendents 2-13-14 This memo was sent to superintendents on February 13, 2014 to formally announce the SIG competition for Cohort 3 and explain the decision to award three-year grants. 2/11/2014 Download  
Florida's SIG 1003(g) Cohort 3 Eligibility List Florida's eligibility list for the SIG 1003(g) competition for Cohort 3, based on the ESEA Flexibility list of priority and focus schools, determined by a combination of 2011-12 school grades, prior SIG cohort status, and graduation rates. 3/20/2014 Download  
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2014-15 SIP Outline Outline of required school improvement plan components for Focus and Priority schools, as outlined in Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C. 11/24/2014 Download  
SIP References Provides a list of all references to the School Improvement Plan in Florida Statute and State Board Rule as of October 2014. 11/5/2014 Download  
Using the 2014-15 SIP to Meet Title I Schoolwide Components This document provides a list of all components a schoolwide program must include in its plan pursuant to No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001, and the location within the department’s 2014-15 SIP template where each may be satisfied. 10/29/2014 Download  
Using the 2014-15 SIP to Meet Charter School SIP Components This document provides a list of all components a charter school with a grade of “D” or “F” must include in its plan pursuant to Rule 6A-1.099827, F.A.C., and the location within the department’s SIP template where each component may be satisfied. 10/30/2014 Download  
SIP Survey How-to Guide This how-to guide walks users through the process of creating a new SIP, editing a SIP, and using many of the features of the site. 9/22/2014 Download  
Senate Bill 850 Technical Assistance Paper A technical assistance paper published by the Department on August 8, 2014, on the provisions in Senate Bill 850 that passed during the 2014 Legislative session. 9/23/2014 Download  
SIP Publication How-to Guide This how-to guide walks plan editors through the process of submitting a SIP once it is complete. It also provides directions to reviewers and approvers for requesting SIP edits and approving a SIP for publication. 1/14/2015 Download  
2013-14 SIP Template - FINAL Outline of required school improvement plan components for Focus and Priority schools, as outlined in Rule 6A-1.099811, F.A.C, approved by the State Board of Education July 18, 2013. 10/15/2013 Download  
2013-14 SIP Guidance Manual Created to provide schools, districts and School Advisory Councils with additional support and guidance for completing the School Improvement Plan in CIMS. Captures all language included in the blue "guidance" tabs throughout CIMS. 1/15/2014 Download  
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