SIP and PLC Important Links

SIP Quick Links:


District PLC

District PLC dates– Full Grade Level & Content Teams meet to provide feedback on SMART goals to grade/content colleagues

Pieces of credible evidence the PLC will collect/monitor: Link to Curriculum Cycle

 Review and revise priority standards, proficiency scales, common assessments as appropriate

    • Common Assessment: The assessment used to measure student growth

    • Proficiency Scale: The criteria used to determine the quality of student work

  • Track and monitor student progress on priority standards

    • Body of Evidence used to determine a student’s grade/proficiency level

    • Degree to which students are acquiring the intended knowledge, skills, and dispositions

  • Instructional strategies and resources utilized in the classroom

  • Required documents: prioritization document, proficiency scales, common assessments


Flex Dates (District PLC)

  • The purpose of a flex day is to help move our PLCs forward (i.e. stay in building, vertical PLC, Content PLC, District Grade Level PLC focused on Math, District Grade Level PLC focused on Literacy)

  • These dates will be determined by each District PLC based on their needs at least one week prior to the identified date.

Student Progress on Priority Standards Timelines:

  • Common Assessment & Data Analysis

    • Elementary Level (Pre-K - 5 grade levels and specials?)

      • 16-17 School Year: 75% of ELA Priority Standards should be tracked and monitored through CFAs

      • 17-18 School Year: 100% of ELA Priority Standards should be tracked and monitored through CFAs

      • 18-19 School Year: Continue with 100% of ELA Priority Standards should be tracked and monitored through CFAs and 50% of the Math Priority Standards should be tracked and monitored through CFAs.

    • Secondary Level (6-12 content and exploratory classes)

      • 16-17 School Year: 75% of all content areas Priority Standards should be tracked and monitored through CFAs

      • 17-18 School Year: 100% of all content areas Priority Standards should be tracked and monitored through CFAs

District PLC meetings 2016-17 - Roles, Responsibilities, Locations, Team Members and Note-takers [Google Doc] or [PDF]


PLC Calendar for 2016-17 [PDF]


Professional Development Calendar 2016-17 [PDF]


2016-17 Assessment Calendar [PDF]


Curriculum Cycle - Everything starts with curriculum… 

Click on the different phases of the cycle for details and important links.

Curriculum Cycle Graphic in PDF format with arrows


Body of Evidence (fits between Proficiency Scale Development and Assessment Development in the above cycle)



Will use Data Guidebook processes to monitor student performance indicators on SMART goals in District and Building focus areas.


Three Year Plans: Big Themes, Inclusive Practices & MTSS, Assessment & Data Literacy, Curriculum & Instruction, Technology, Maintenance


Statewide Vision Priorities - Northeast Nebraska Superintendents
Accountability for a Quality Education System, Today and Tomorrow - A QuESTT for Nebraska!
The Six Tenets of AQuESTT