UAA-RAPPS Alaskan Case Studies
Susan Garton - UAA (Quadrant Room - 8:30 - 11:30)
The RAPPS program has resulted in a library of Alaska-based case studies, some of which will be showcased and debriefed in this session. Learn why Alaskan case studies were developed, explore the case studies and discuss how best to use the case studies in your district.
Alaska Learning Standards
Gary Whiteley and Julia Payne-Lewis (Adventure Room - 8:30 - 11:30)
This session will focus on how school leaders can anticipate and prepare for the impact of the implementation of the new Alaska Standards on both classroom instruction, and assessment. The increased emphasis in the new Alaska Standards on critical thinking, as well as process versus product will require a shift in thinking for students, teachers, parents, and school leaders. We will provide time for discussion, and strategies for approaching implementation.
Making Alaska STEPP Work for You
Elizabeth David and Angie Love - EED (Quadrant Room - 12:15 - 3:00)
This session will provide concrete strategies focused on using Alaska STEPP as a management tool for comprehensive school improvement planning and implementation. We will go beyond the basics of using STEPP by exploring possible ways that leaders can use STEPP to bring coherency to the complex work of school improvement.
Implementing RTI in Rural Alaska
Lexie Domaradzki and Gary Whiteley (Adventure Room - 12:15 - 3:00)
This session will focus on leading an system that includes strong core instruction for all students, collaborative meetings, as well as thoughtfully designed intervention support for those who need additional time, practice and instruction. Using real Alaskan scenarios and student data, we will discuss practical steps in implementation as well as potential pitfalls and cautions when serving students within the RTI system in rural communities.
Developing FOI Proposals for 2013
Al Bertani (Voyager Room - 12:15 - 3:00)
Developing Festival of Ideas Proposals for 2013
Join us for one of these 75 minute sessions specifically designed to encourage ASLI participants to develop FOI proposals looking ahead to 2013. During this session you will: learn how the FOI process works; review examples of previous FOI projects; and discuss hints and tips about how to develop an FOI proposal. Use this session to explore how you, your school, or your district can help contribute to building an archive of promising practices for rural schools and districts across Alaska.
1) Go to www.captaincook.com
2) Click on Reservations tab
3) Click on “Click Here to Enter Special Codes”
4) Enter your Group Code: RAPS12
Alaska Gateway, Bering Strait, Chatham Region,
Iditarod Area, Kake City, Kashunamiut, Klawock City, Kuspuk, Lake And
Peninsula, Lower Kuskokwim, Lower Yukon, Northwest Arctic, Southwest
Region, St. Marys City, Yukon Flats, Yukon Koyukuk, and Yupiit.