2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

Complete ESSER School Funding Plans

  • North Springfield ES
  • Region 2
  • 2021-2022
  • Chad McRae, 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 All NSES students will participate in daily sound talks during Tier 1 instruction

 

Strategy 2 Teachers will target students who need reading intervention and will create BNBN instructional plans to measure progress in Tier 2 instruction.

 

Strategy 3 Implementing Tier 3 interventions to students identified more than three years below grade level.

 

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

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

Strategy 1 All NSES students will participate in daily number sense routines.

Strategy 2 All NSES Students will utilize problem solving skills to develop conceptual understanding of mathematics.

Strategy 3 Teachers will use SEL best practices to create an enriching and safe environment to develop student identity as mathematicians.

Strategy 4 All NSES teachers will be trained in AVMR Course 1.

 

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 Provide opportunities for student engagement, to include targeting underrepresented student subgroups.

Strategy 3 Engage Parents in the North Springfield Community

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 June 2022, the percentage of students in grades 3-5 identified as Young Scholars and AAP Levels III & IV will increase from 33% to 50%.

Strategy 1 Students will access AAP curriculum across content areas by utilizing the AAP curriculum at least 1 time per month.

Strategy 2 NSES staff will leverage technology resources to provide access to differentiated, student driven learning opportunities.

Strategy 3 Teachers will use SEL best practices to create an enriching and safe environment to develop student identity.