2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

Complete ESSER School Funding Plans

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2021-2022

  • Orange Hunt Elementary School

  • Region 4

  • Karen Tuttle, 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: Leverage Tier 1 Core resources for Small Group Tier 2 Instruction during school hours

Strategy 2: Small group Tier II after-hours instruction to reteach essential standards: Ex. Non Fiction Comprehension

Strategy 3: Small Group Tier 3 pull-out instruction with interventionist that targets a specific literacy skill (e.g., fluency) using MTSS Reading Hyperdoc

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

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

Strategy 1: Leverage Tier I Core reteaching resources, such as ST Math for Small Group Instruction in the Core during school hours

Strategy 2: Small Group Instruction Supplement to the Core (Tier 2/3 supports) using AVMR and Building Fact Fluency Kits

Strategy 3: Intensive tutoring supplement to the Core (Tier 3 supports) with AVMR-trained instructors during school hours

Strategy 4: Small group Tier II after-hours instruction to reteach essential standards: Ex. Number sense

 

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.

Strategy 1: Relationships among students and between staff and students will be a schoolwide priority.

Strategy 2: Students will find a sense of belonging in open play/recess settings.

Strategy 3: Students will be given a warm welcome when arriving in the school building so they feel supported from the beginning of their time at OH.

 

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, 100% of students in grades K-6 will receive two instructional experiences each quarter with high academic rigor in order to develop critical and creative thinking skills.

Strategy 1: Modeling for teachers in CT’s

Strategy 2: Planning these into unit lessons in CT’s for the grade level - What is rigor?