Goal 3 - Adequate Resources

  • All Person County Schools will be provided the resources to meet the needs of all stakeholders

     

    Measurable Objective 1:

    collaborate to collaborate to use effective techniques to recruit and retain a quality workforce by 06/17/2022 as measured by staff surveys, employee turnover rate, position vacancies, Teacher Working Conditions Survey, and staff development offerings.

     


     

    Strategy 1:

     

    Teacher Vacancy - PCS will collect and analyze new hire data to inform recruitment efforts leading to schools staffed with appropriately licensed, highly qualified
    teachers.


    Research Cited: PCS Board Policy 7100.

     

    Activity - Less than 1% Vacancies 1st Day of School

    PCS will utilize various recruitment strategies to meet the goal of less than 1% teacher vacancies on the first day of school.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Recruitment and Retention

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $9,000

    Source of Funding: District Funding

    Staff Responsible: Human Resources, Principals.

     

    Activity - New Teacher Support

    PCS will collaborate with community members to find and offer affordable housing for employees new to PCS.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Community Engagement, Recruitment and Retention

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Human Resources, Community Members, Principals.

     


     

    Strategy 2:

     

    Staff Retention - PCS will analyze various employee data points to decrease employee turnover rate, provide quality staff development, and to improve local salary
    scales.


    Research Cited: PCS Board Policies: 7100; 7504; 7506; 7507; 7811.

     

    Activity - Supplement Salary Scales

    Staff will collaborate with the Teacher Advisory and Classified Advisory Council members to develop a differentiated supplement scale based on experience with Person County Schools.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Recruitment and Retention

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $500,000

    Source of Funding: District Funding

    Staff Responsible: Human Resources, Businesses, TAC, CAC, School Efficiency Consultants.

     

    Activity - Enhancement Teachers

    PCS will meet the requirements of HB 90 while also supporting the development of the whole child through the arts and physical education.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Class Size Reduction, Academic Support Program, Recruitment and Retention

    Begin Date: 07/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $12,900,000

    Source of Funding: State Funds

    Staff Responsible: Human Resources, Businesses, Principals.

     

    Activity - Teacher Assistants

    PCS will maintain the number of Teacher Assistants to provide instructional support as defined by the state allocation model.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Direct Instruction, Academic Support Program, Recruitment and Retention

    Begin Date: 07/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $1,263,000

    Source of Funding: State Funding

    Staff Responsible: Human Resources, Businesses, Principals.

     

    Activity - Reduction in Staff Turnover Rate

    PCS will provide information to principals regarding school-based turnover, Teacher Working Conditions Survey, and employee exit survey data in order to reduce the overall PCS turnover rate by 1% and decrease by 10% the number of schools with teacher turnover rate greater than 15%.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Recruitment and Retention

    Begin Date: 08/27/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Human Resources and Principals.

     

    Activity - School Improvement Feedback

    School based school improvement teams (SIP) will be instrumental in developing local school improvement plans and providing constructive feedback for improvement to administrative staff. It shall be the intention of the SIP teams to garner feedback from staff regularly when making decisions.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Professional Learning, Recruitment and Retention

    Begin Date: 07/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Principals and local School Improvement Teams (SIP).

     


     

    Measurable Objective 2:

    collaborate to provide quality facilities by 06/17/2022 as measured by the PCS22 Facilities Plan.

     


     

    Strategy 1:

     

    Facilities Plan - PCS staff will draft a Comprehensive Facilities Plan for the Board of Education to recommend to the County Commissioners.


    Research Cited: PCS Board Policies: 9000, 9001, 9028, 9030, 9210.

     

    Activity - Facility Audit

    PCS staff will summarize the audit findings into priorities and will present to the board to recommend to the County Commissioners as additions to the Capital Improvement Projects.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Other - Collaborative Task between PCS Commissioners and BOE

    Begin Date: 03/19/2018

    End Date: 06/30/2018

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Operations, Senior Leadership, Smith Sinnett, Business, and Board of Education.

     

    Activity - Membership Forecast and Utilization Study

    As part of the facility audit, a membership forecast and building utilization study was completed. Staff will use these findings to maximize building use and to plan for HB 90 classroom needs.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Other - Collaborative Task between PCS Commissioners and BOE

    Begin Date: 03/19/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $0

    Source of Funding: No Funding Required

    Staff Responsible: Operations, Principals, and Numerix LLC.

     

    Activity - Furniture Needs

    PCS schools will development a plan and utilize local operation funds to begin replacing furniture in schools.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Other - Furniture Replacement

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 08/30/2018

    Resource Assigned: $50,000

    Source of Funding: District Funding

    Staff Responsible: Operations and Business.

     

    Activity - CTE Industry Labs

    PCS will develop an action plan to update our Career and Technical classrooms with industry labs.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Academic Support Program

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $250,000

    Source of Funding: State Funds

    Staff Responsible: CTE and Operations.

     


     

    Measurable Objective 3:

    increase student growth through innovative strategies by 06/17/2022 as measured by the state growth model.

     


     

    Strategy 1:

     

    Innovative Spaces - PCS staff will work with The Innovative Project team to design and implement model innovative spaces in our schools.

     

    Activity - Innovative Maker Spaces

    PCS staff will work with Meteor Education to design and implement innovative spaces in our schools.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Direct Instruction, Professional Learning, Academic Support Program, Recruitment and Retention

    Begin Date: 01/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $500,000

    Source of Funding: District Funding

    Staff Responsible: Central Staff, Operations, Principals, Meteor Education, and The Innovative Project.

     

    Activity - Innovative Programming

    PCS will provide the resources needed to enhance the experience of the 21st century learner. Programming will include: Dual Language, Rocket Academy, internships. exploratory options for middle and high school, one to one initiative, Robotics and Science Olympiad, and Entrepreneurship.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Direct Instruction, Professional Learning, Academic Support Program, Recruitment and Retention, Technology

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $720,000

    Source of Funding: Other

    Staff Responsible: CIA, Operations, Human Resources, Business, and Administrative Services.

     

    Activity - Innovative Programming

    PCS will provide the resources needed to enhance the experience of the 21st century learner. Programming will include: Dual Language, Rocket Academy, internships. exploratory options for middle and high school, one to one initiative, Robotics and Science Olympiad, and Entrepreneurship.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Direct Instruction, Professional Learning, Academic Support Program, Recruitment and Retention, Technology

    Begin Date: 06/01/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $720,000

    Source of Funding: Other

    Staff Responsible: CIA, Operations, Human Resources, Business, and Administrative Services.

     


     

     

    Strategy 2:

     

    Grant Writer - Person County Schools will seek to partner with other government entities to procure a grant writer. The grant writer will be responsible for procuring funds to implement innovative practices.

     

    Activity - Grant Writing

    Grants will be sought to implement innovative practices in Person County Schools.

    Schools: All Schools

    Activity Type: Academic Support Program

    Begin Date: 08/27/2018

    End Date: 06/17/2022

    Resource Assigned: $53,000

    Source of Funding: District Funding

    Staff Responsible: Human Resources and Business.