02/24/16 Diploma Taskforce

Diploma Taskforce
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 1:00 PM (EST)
Indiana Department of Education, Riley Room, South Tower, PNC
302 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

1.  Welcome back!

2. Review of Charge and Task (5)
• HEA 1213
• Resolution Checklist Link

3.  World Languages (Justin -10)
• Share practitioner concerns and recommendations

4.  Fine Arts (Kevin-10)
• Share practitioner concerns and recommendations
• IMEA Executive Summary

5.  Character Education (Seth and Debbie-10)
• Share current programs available to schools/students
• Review current mandates and resources for schools

6.  Questions, Conversations, Concerns and Solutions


7.  Small Group Activity: (15) Current Reality-End Result
• Group 1-World Languages
• Group 2-Fine Arts
• Group 3- Character Education

8.  Whole Group Discussion:
• Share possible solutions

BREAK (10)

9.  Review diploma drafts:  created from Taskforce Discussions and ideas - lead in to small group work

10.  Small Group Work (60) Groups will be given a diploma draft to mark-up and design diploma options focused on the goal of preparing all students to be ready for next-level success.

• Group 1- Diploma work
• Group 2- Diploma work
• Group 3- Diploma work

11.  Whole group Discussion: (25)
• Share possible solutions

12.  Next steps (Glenda and Steve)

13.  Adjourn

Next meeting-Tentative:

March 2nd
11:00-1:30