2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year.

Complete ESSER School Funding Plans

2021-22 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan at a Glance

Churchill Road Elementary School 

Region 1

Cherith Pierson, 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

Outcome:

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

Strategy 1:

Conduct small group Tier 2/3 instruction to reteach essential standards.

Strategy 2:

Conduct individual tutoring sessions for targeted students before and/or after school.

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

Outcome:

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

Strategy 1:

Conduct small group Tier 2/3 instruction to reteach essential standards.

Strategy 2:

Conduct individual tutoring sessions for targeted students before and/or after school.

Strategy 3:

Provide small group instruction supplemental to the core (Tier 2/3 supports) using evidence-based programs, including AVMR.

 

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

Outcome:

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

Strategy 1:

Strengthen Tier 1 evidence-based strategies 

Strategy 2:

Conduct small group SEL sessions for targeted students during school hours

Strategy 3:

Conduct family engagement training on Responsive Classroom language and strategies

 

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

Goal:

By Spring 2022, 100% of students in grades K-6 will grow across the school year as goal-directed and resilient individuals by increasing at least one level during the student self-assessment or maintaining their level (if they start at a 4).

Strategy 1:

Students will engage in project-based learning (PBL) opportunities aligned with Portrait of a Graduate (POG) skills.

Strategy 2:

Teachers will embed goal-directed and resilient skills across their curriculum.

Strategy 3:

Students will have opportunities to identify their growth on their goal-directed and resilient skills through reflection across subject areas.