Hall Pass Ep110


EDUCATION’S EXCITING TALK SHOW,
HIGHLIGHTING ALL THINGS
EDUCATION. HIGHLIGHTING ALL THINGS
EDUCATION.
I’M YOUR HOST JERAE FORDE. EDUCATION.
I’M YOUR HOST JERAE FORDE.
AND TODAY, AS THE SCHOOL YEAR I’M YOUR HOST JERAE FORDE.
AND TODAY, AS THE SCHOOL YEAR
RAPIDLY APPROACHES TO AN END, AND TODAY, AS THE SCHOOL YEAR
RAPIDLY APPROACHES TO AN END,
WE’RE GOING TO BE SPEAKING TO RAPIDLY APPROACHES TO AN END,
WE’RE GOING TO BE SPEAKING TO
THE SUPERINTENDENTS OF BOTH WE’RE GOING TO BE SPEAKING TO
THE SUPERINTENDENTS OF BOTH
DISTRICTS — THE SUPERINTENDENTS OF BOTH
DISTRICTS —
THE ST. THOMAS / ST. JOHN DISTRICTS —
THE ST. THOMAS / ST. JOHN
DISTRICT AND THE ST. CROIX THE ST. THOMAS / ST. JOHN
DISTRICT AND THE ST. CROIX
DISTRICT — DISTRICT AND THE ST. CROIX
DISTRICT —
ABOUT WHAT’S BEEN GOING ON THIS DISTRICT —
ABOUT WHAT’S BEEN GOING ON THIS
SCHOOL YEAR AND WHAT’S STILL TO ABOUT WHAT’S BEEN GOING ON THIS
SCHOOL YEAR AND WHAT’S STILL TO
COME FOR THE 2015/2016 SCHOOL SCHOOL YEAR AND WHAT’S STILL TO
COME FOR THE 2015/2016 SCHOOL
YEAR. COME FOR THE 2015/2016 SCHOOL
YEAR.
BUT FIRST, HERE’S OMARI GRAHAM YEAR.
BUT FIRST, HERE’S OMARI GRAHAM
WITH THIS WEEK’S RUNDOWN. BUT FIRST, HERE’S OMARI GRAHAM
WITH THIS WEEK’S RUNDOWN.
>>THANK YOU, JERAE. WITH THIS WEEK’S RUNDOWN.
>>THANK YOU, JERAE.
HEY EVERYBODY! >>THANK YOU, JERAE.
HEY EVERYBODY!
OMARI GRAHAM HERE BACK WITH YOUR HEY EVERYBODY!
OMARI GRAHAM HERE BACK WITH YOUR
WEEKLY RUNDOWN. OMARI GRAHAM HERE BACK WITH YOUR
WEEKLY RUNDOWN.
ST. CROIX, I TOLD YOU IT WAS WEEKLY RUNDOWN.
ST. CROIX, I TOLD YOU IT WAS
COMING. ST. CROIX, I TOLD YOU IT WAS
COMING.
PETER BAILEY IS BACK WITH YOUR COMING.
PETER BAILEY IS BACK WITH YOUR
NIGHT CAP LIVE FOR A SECOND PETER BAILEY IS BACK WITH YOUR
NIGHT CAP LIVE FOR A SECOND
V. I. TAPING. NIGHT CAP LIVE FOR A SECOND
V. I. TAPING.
IT’S GOING DOWN THIS FRIDAY, V. I. TAPING.
IT’S GOING DOWN THIS FRIDAY,
APRIL 8TH, AT 11 A.M. AT THE IT’S GOING DOWN THIS FRIDAY,
APRIL 8TH, AT 11 A.M. AT THE
EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX AUDITORIUM. APRIL 8TH, AT 11 A.M. AT THE
EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX AUDITORIUM.
PETER WILL SPEAK WITH HIP HOP EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX AUDITORIUM.
PETER WILL SPEAK WITH HIP HOP
STAR, STALLEY, AND HAS INVITED PETER WILL SPEAK WITH HIP HOP
STAR, STALLEY, AND HAS INVITED
JUNIORS AND SENIORS FROM COMPLEX STAR, STALLEY, AND HAS INVITED
JUNIORS AND SENIORS FROM COMPLEX
AND CENTRAL HIGH TO BE A PART OF JUNIORS AND SENIORS FROM COMPLEX
AND CENTRAL HIGH TO BE A PART OF
THE AUDIENCE. AND CENTRAL HIGH TO BE A PART OF
THE AUDIENCE.
STUDENTS GET TO PARTICIPATE IN A THE AUDIENCE.
STUDENTS GET TO PARTICIPATE IN A
DISCUSSION ABOUT ACHIEVING AND STUDENTS GET TO PARTICIPATE IN A
DISCUSSION ABOUT ACHIEVING AND
MAINTAINING SUCCESS. DISCUSSION ABOUT ACHIEVING AND
MAINTAINING SUCCESS.
SEVERAL LOCAL ARTISTS WILL ALSO MAINTAINING SUCCESS.
SEVERAL LOCAL ARTISTS WILL ALSO
PERFORM. SEVERAL LOCAL ARTISTS WILL ALSO
PERFORM.
PETER HELD A SIMILAR EVENT AT PERFORM.
PETER HELD A SIMILAR EVENT AT
CHARLOTTE AMALIE HIGH SCHOOL PETER HELD A SIMILAR EVENT AT
CHARLOTTE AMALIE HIGH SCHOOL
LAST DECEMBER WITH BRESHA WEBB CHARLOTTE AMALIE HIGH SCHOOL
LAST DECEMBER WITH BRESHA WEBB
AND IT WAS OFF THE CHAIN! LAST DECEMBER WITH BRESHA WEBB
AND IT WAS OFF THE CHAIN!
DON’T MISS THIS ONE. AND IT WAS OFF THE CHAIN!
DON’T MISS THIS ONE.
CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER FOR DON’T MISS THIS ONE.
CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER FOR
MAKELA TODMAN, A CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER FOR
MAKELA TODMAN, A
2016 TERRITORIAL SPELLING BEE MAKELA TODMAN, A
2016 TERRITORIAL SPELLING BEE
CHAMP, WHO WILL REPRESENT THE 2016 TERRITORIAL SPELLING BEE
CHAMP, WHO WILL REPRESENT THE
VIRGIN ISLANDS AT THE SCRIPPS CHAMP, WHO WILL REPRESENT THE
VIRGIN ISLANDS AT THE SCRIPPS
NATIONAL SPELLING BEE, MAY VIRGIN ISLANDS AT THE SCRIPPS
NATIONAL SPELLING BEE, MAY
22-27, 2016. NATIONAL SPELLING BEE, MAY
22-27, 2016.
MAKELA IS A 7TH GRADER AT THE 22-27, 2016.
MAKELA IS A 7TH GRADER AT THE
JOHN H. WOODSON JUNIOR HIGH MAKELA IS A 7TH GRADER AT THE
JOHN H. WOODSON JUNIOR HIGH
SCHOOL AND WHAT’S REALLY IS THAT JOHN H. WOODSON JUNIOR HIGH
SCHOOL AND WHAT’S REALLY IS THAT
THIS IS HER 2ND YEAR IN A ROW SCHOOL AND WHAT’S REALLY IS THAT
THIS IS HER 2ND YEAR IN A ROW
THAT SHE’S THE TERRITORIAL THIS IS HER 2ND YEAR IN A ROW
THAT SHE’S THE TERRITORIAL
SPELLING BEE CHAMP. THAT SHE’S THE TERRITORIAL
SPELLING BEE CHAMP.
SHE FIRST EARNED THE TITLE AS A SPELLING BEE CHAMP.
SHE FIRST EARNED THE TITLE AS A
6TH GRADER AT LEW MUCKLE SHE FIRST EARNED THE TITLE AS A
6TH GRADER AT LEW MUCKLE
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LAST YEAR. 6TH GRADER AT LEW MUCKLE
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LAST YEAR.
WAY TO GO MAKELA. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LAST YEAR.
WAY TO GO MAKELA.
KEEP MAKING US PROUD. WAY TO GO MAKELA.
KEEP MAKING US PROUD.
WE’RE JUST OFF THE HEELS OF KEEP MAKING US PROUD.
WE’RE JUST OFF THE HEELS OF
CELEBRATING YOUTH ART MONTH IN WE’RE JUST OFF THE HEELS OF
CELEBRATING YOUTH ART MONTH IN
MARCH AND ART STUDENTS AT CELEBRATING YOUTH ART MONTH IN
MARCH AND ART STUDENTS AT
CENTRAL HIGH, COMPLEX, ALFREDO MARCH AND ART STUDENTS AT
CENTRAL HIGH, COMPLEX, ALFREDO
ANDREWS AND GOOD HOPE COUNTRY CENTRAL HIGH, COMPLEX, ALFREDO
ANDREWS AND GOOD HOPE COUNTRY
DAY SCHOOLS DISPLAYED GREAT ART ANDREWS AND GOOD HOPE COUNTRY
DAY SCHOOLS DISPLAYED GREAT ART
WORK AT THE SUNSHINE MALL. DAY SCHOOLS DISPLAYED GREAT ART
WORK AT THE SUNSHINE MALL.
YOUTH ART MONTH PROMOTERS ARE WORK AT THE SUNSHINE MALL.
YOUTH ART MONTH PROMOTERS ARE
ART AND ART EDUCATION FOR YOUTH ART MONTH PROMOTERS ARE
ART AND ART EDUCATION FOR
STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12TH. ART AND ART EDUCATION FOR
STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12TH.
SHOUT OUT TO IVANNA EUDORA KEAN STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12TH.
SHOUT OUT TO IVANNA EUDORA KEAN
HIGH SCHOOL DEVIL RAYS, WHO SHOUT OUT TO IVANNA EUDORA KEAN
HIGH SCHOOL DEVIL RAYS, WHO
RECENTLY BROUGHT HOME GOLD AND HIGH SCHOOL DEVIL RAYS, WHO
RECENTLY BROUGHT HOME GOLD AND
SILVER MEDALS FROM THEIR RECENTLY BROUGHT HOME GOLD AND
SILVER MEDALS FROM THEIR
PERFORMANCE AT THE WORLDSTRIDES SILVER MEDALS FROM THEIR
PERFORMANCE AT THE WORLDSTRIDES
HERITAGE FESTIVAL IN NEW PERFORMANCE AT THE WORLDSTRIDES
HERITAGE FESTIVAL IN NEW
ORLEANS. HERITAGE FESTIVAL IN NEW
ORLEANS.
GREAT WORK STUDENTS AND BAND ORLEANS.
GREAT WORK STUDENTS AND BAND
DIRECTORS! GREAT WORK STUDENTS AND BAND
DIRECTORS!
LAST, BUT NOT LEAST, APRIL IS DIRECTORS!
LAST, BUT NOT LEAST, APRIL IS
MATH APPRECIATION MONTH. LAST, BUT NOT LEAST, APRIL IS
MATH APPRECIATION MONTH.
THIS YEAR’S THEME, THE FUTURE OF MATH APPRECIATION MONTH.
THIS YEAR’S THEME, THE FUTURE OF
PREDICTION, WILL EXPLORE HOW THIS YEAR’S THEME, THE FUTURE OF
PREDICTION, WILL EXPLORE HOW
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS ARE PREDICTION, WILL EXPLORE HOW
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS ARE
THE FUTURE OF PREDICTION, MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS ARE
THE FUTURE OF PREDICTION,
PROVIDING INSIGHTS AND DRIVING THE FUTURE OF PREDICTION,
PROVIDING INSIGHTS AND DRIVING
INNOVATION. PROVIDING INSIGHTS AND DRIVING
INNOVATION.
HMMM, LOTS TO THINK ABOUT, INNOVATION.
HMMM, LOTS TO THINK ABOUT,
RIGHT? HMMM, LOTS TO THINK ABOUT,
RIGHT?
BE SURE TO KEEP UP WITH RIGHT?
BE SURE TO KEEP UP WITH
EVERYTHING HAPPENING IN AND BE SURE TO KEEP UP WITH
EVERYTHING HAPPENING IN AND
AROUND THE DEPARTMENT OF EVERYTHING HAPPENING IN AND
AROUND THE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION, BY VISITING AROUND THE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION, BY VISITING
WWW.VIDE.VI OR CONNECTING WITH EDUCATION, BY VISITING
WWW.VIDE.VI OR CONNECTING WITH
US ON FACEBOOK. WWW.VIDE.VI OR CONNECTING WITH
US ON FACEBOOK.
UNTIL NEXT WEEK, I’M US ON FACEBOOK.
UNTIL NEXT WEEK, I’M
OMARI GRAHAM. UNTIL NEXT WEEK, I’M
OMARI GRAHAM.
PEACE. OMARI GRAHAM.
PEACE.
BACK TO YOU, JERAE. PEACE.
BACK TO YOU, JERAE.
>>THANKS OMARI! BACK TO YOU, JERAE.
>>THANKS OMARI!
LIKE I SAID, WE HAVE >>THANKS OMARI!
LIKE I SAID, WE HAVE
SUPERINTENDENTS IN THE HOUSE. LIKE I SAID, WE HAVE
SUPERINTENDENTS IN THE HOUSE.
THAT’S RIGHT! SUPERINTENDENTS IN THE HOUSE.
THAT’S RIGHT!
FROM THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT, WE THAT’S RIGHT!
FROM THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT, WE
HAVE SUPERINTENDENT, FROM THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT, WE
HAVE SUPERINTENDENT,
COLLEEN WILLIAMS, AND DEPUTY HAVE SUPERINTENDENT,
COLLEEN WILLIAMS, AND DEPUTY
SUPERINTENDENT, FAITH GEORGE. COLLEEN WILLIAMS, AND DEPUTY
SUPERINTENDENT, FAITH GEORGE.
AND THEN, FROM THE ST. THOMAS / SUPERINTENDENT, FAITH GEORGE.
AND THEN, FROM THE ST. THOMAS /
ST. JOHN DISTRICT, WE HAVE AND THEN, FROM THE ST. THOMAS /
ST. JOHN DISTRICT, WE HAVE
SUPERINTENDENT, ST. JOHN DISTRICT, WE HAVE
SUPERINTENDENT,
DIONNE WELLS-HEDRINGTON, AND SUPERINTENDENT,
DIONNE WELLS-HEDRINGTON, AND
DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT, DIONNE WELLS-HEDRINGTON, AND
DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT,
MICHAEL HARRIGAN. DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT,
MICHAEL HARRIGAN.
WELCOME EVERYONE! MICHAEL HARRIGAN.
WELCOME EVERYONE!
>>THANK YOU. WELCOME EVERYONE!
>>THANK YOU.
>>NOW, BEFORE WE START THIS >>THANK YOU.
>>NOW, BEFORE WE START THIS
OFF, I’M GOING TO NEED THAT HALL>>NOW, BEFORE WE START THIS
OFF, I’M GOING TO NEED THAT HALL
PASS. OFF, I’M GOING TO NEED THAT HALL
PASS.
>>YES, YOU MAY HAVE IT. PASS.
>>YES, YOU MAY HAVE IT.
>>THANK YOU. >>YES, YOU MAY HAVE IT.
>>THANK YOU.
SO, LET’S JUMP INTO IT, BECAUSE >>THANK YOU.
SO, LET’S JUMP INTO IT, BECAUSE
THIS YEAR IT’S BEEN A LOT. SO, LET’S JUMP INTO IT, BECAUSE
THIS YEAR IT’S BEEN A LOT.
AND WE HAVE APRIL AND THE SCHOOL THIS YEAR IT’S BEEN A LOT.
AND WE HAVE APRIL AND THE SCHOOL
YEAR IS, YOU KNOW, IT’S COMING AND WE HAVE APRIL AND THE SCHOOL
YEAR IS, YOU KNOW, IT’S COMING
TO AN END. YEAR IS, YOU KNOW, IT’S COMING
TO AN END.
IT’S COMING TO COMPLETION. TO AN END.
IT’S COMING TO COMPLETION.
HOW HAS THE SCHOOL YEAR BEEN FOR IT’S COMING TO COMPLETION.
HOW HAS THE SCHOOL YEAR BEEN FOR
YOU GUYS? HOW HAS THE SCHOOL YEAR BEEN FOR
YOU GUYS?
>>WELL, IN THE ST. CROIX YOU GUYS?
>>WELL, IN THE ST. CROIX
DISTRICT, JERAE, IT HAS BEEN >>WELL, IN THE ST. CROIX
DISTRICT, JERAE, IT HAS BEEN
VERY EXCITING. DISTRICT, JERAE, IT HAS BEEN
VERY EXCITING.
WE’VE HAD A LOT OF PROGRAMS FOR VERY EXCITING.
WE’VE HAD A LOT OF PROGRAMS FOR
OUR SCHOOLS, TRAINING FOR OUR WE’VE HAD A LOT OF PROGRAMS FOR
OUR SCHOOLS, TRAINING FOR OUR
TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS, OUR SCHOOLS, TRAINING FOR OUR
TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS,
AND, OF COURSE, WE’VE HAD SOME TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS,
AND, OF COURSE, WE’VE HAD SOME
MAINTENANCE ISSUES, BUT WE’RE AND, OF COURSE, WE’VE HAD SOME
MAINTENANCE ISSUES, BUT WE’RE
STAYING AHEAD OF THE CURVE. MAINTENANCE ISSUES, BUT WE’RE
STAYING AHEAD OF THE CURVE.
>>THAT’S GOOD. STAYING AHEAD OF THE CURVE.
>>THAT’S GOOD.
WHAT ABOUT THE ST. THOMAS / >>THAT’S GOOD.
WHAT ABOUT THE ST. THOMAS /
ST. JOHN DISTRICT? WHAT ABOUT THE ST. THOMAS /
ST. JOHN DISTRICT?
>>WE’RE ABOUT THE SAME AS ST. JOHN DISTRICT?
>>WE’RE ABOUT THE SAME AS
MS. WILLIAMS SAID WITH THE >>WE’RE ABOUT THE SAME AS
MS. WILLIAMS SAID WITH THE
ST. CROIX DISTRICT. WE HAVE HAD MS. WILLIAMS SAID WITH THE
ST. CROIX DISTRICT. WE HAVE HAD
SUCCESSFUL INITIATIVES. ST. CROIX DISTRICT. WE HAVE HAD
SUCCESSFUL INITIATIVES.
WE HAVE PROVIDED OUR TEACHERS SUCCESSFUL INITIATIVES.
WE HAVE PROVIDED OUR TEACHERS
WITH ONGOING SUPPORT, WHICH BY WE HAVE PROVIDED OUR TEACHERS
WITH ONGOING SUPPORT, WHICH BY
THE WAY IS DIFFERENT, BECAUSE WITH ONGOING SUPPORT, WHICH BY
THE WAY IS DIFFERENT, BECAUSE
EVERYTHING IS JOB EMBEDDED NOW. THE WAY IS DIFFERENT, BECAUSE
EVERYTHING IS JOB EMBEDDED NOW.
AND, ALTHOUGH WE MAY HAVE EVERYTHING IS JOB EMBEDDED NOW.
AND, ALTHOUGH WE MAY HAVE
CHALLENGES, I THINK THAT HELPS AND, ALTHOUGH WE MAY HAVE
CHALLENGES, I THINK THAT HELPS
US TO GROW STRONGER. CHALLENGES, I THINK THAT HELPS
US TO GROW STRONGER.
WE ARE ABLE TO FIND OUT WHERE, US TO GROW STRONGER.
WE ARE ABLE TO FIND OUT WHERE,
YOU KNOW, WE MAY NEED TO PUT WE ARE ABLE TO FIND OUT WHERE,
YOU KNOW, WE MAY NEED TO PUT
STRUCTURES IN PLACE. YOU KNOW, WE MAY NEED TO PUT
STRUCTURES IN PLACE.
AND WE’VE BEEN WORKING REALLY STRUCTURES IN PLACE.
AND WE’VE BEEN WORKING REALLY
WELL. AND WHAT I WANT TO SAY IS AND WE’VE BEEN WORKING REALLY
WELL. AND WHAT I WANT TO SAY IS
THAT WE’RE A TEAM AND I’M WELL. AND WHAT I WANT TO SAY IS
THAT WE’RE A TEAM AND I’M
ENJOYING MY PARTNERSHIP AND THAT WE’RE A TEAM AND I’M
ENJOYING MY PARTNERSHIP AND
COLLABORATION WITH THE ST. CROIX ENJOYING MY PARTNERSHIP AND
COLLABORATION WITH THE ST. CROIX
DISTRICT. COLLABORATION WITH THE ST. CROIX
DISTRICT.
THAT HAS BEEN REALLY POSITIVE. DISTRICT.
THAT HAS BEEN REALLY POSITIVE.
WE’RE LIKE A FAMILY. THAT HAS BEEN REALLY POSITIVE.
WE’RE LIKE A FAMILY.
SO, IT’S REALLY GOOD. WE’RE LIKE A FAMILY.
SO, IT’S REALLY GOOD.
>>AND SO, YOU JUST SPOKE ABOUT SO, IT’S REALLY GOOD.
>>AND SO, YOU JUST SPOKE ABOUT
JOB EMBEDDED PROFESSIONAL >>AND SO, YOU JUST SPOKE ABOUT
JOB EMBEDDED PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT. JOB EMBEDDED PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT.
THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THAT DEVELOPMENT.
THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THAT
WE’RE HAVING THAT. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THAT
WE’RE HAVING THAT.
WHERE TEACHERS GET THE WE’RE HAVING THAT.
WHERE TEACHERS GET THE
DEVELOPMENT EVERY SINGLE MONTH. WHERE TEACHERS GET THE
DEVELOPMENT EVERY SINGLE MONTH.
>>EVERY SINGLE DAY. DEVELOPMENT EVERY SINGLE MONTH.
>>EVERY SINGLE DAY.
>>COULD YOU TELL US A LITTLE >>EVERY SINGLE DAY.
>>COULD YOU TELL US A LITTLE
ABOUT THAT? >>COULD YOU TELL US A LITTLE
ABOUT THAT?
>>IT’S A NEW INITIATIVE. ABOUT THAT?
>>IT’S A NEW INITIATIVE.
WE HAVE ONE PROFESSIONAL >>IT’S A NEW INITIATIVE.
WE HAVE ONE PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM MANAGER IN WE HAVE ONE PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM MANAGER IN
EACH DISTRICT. DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM MANAGER IN
EACH DISTRICT.
AND OUR PROGRAM MANAGER, SHE EACH DISTRICT.
AND OUR PROGRAM MANAGER, SHE
GOES INTO THE SCHOOLS. AND OUR PROGRAM MANAGER, SHE
GOES INTO THE SCHOOLS.
SOMETIMES IT’S BASED ON MY GOES INTO THE SCHOOLS.
SOMETIMES IT’S BASED ON MY
REQUEST. SOMETIMES IT’S BASED ON MY
REQUEST.
MOST OF THE TIMES, IT’S BASED ON REQUEST.
MOST OF THE TIMES, IT’S BASED ON
TEACHER REQUEST OR PRINCIPAL MOST OF THE TIMES, IT’S BASED ON
TEACHER REQUEST OR PRINCIPAL
REQUEST. TEACHER REQUEST OR PRINCIPAL
REQUEST.
AND SHE PROVIDES JOB EMBEDDED REQUEST.
AND SHE PROVIDES JOB EMBEDDED
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND SHE PROVIDES JOB EMBEDDED
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT,
RANGING FROM LESSON PLANNING TO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT,
RANGING FROM LESSON PLANNING TO
THE NEW EVALUATION SYSTEM, RANGING FROM LESSON PLANNING TO
THE NEW EVALUATION SYSTEM,
COMMON CORE, DIFFERENTIATED THE NEW EVALUATION SYSTEM,
COMMON CORE, DIFFERENTIATED
INSTRUCTION — YOU NAME IT, COMMON CORE, DIFFERENTIATED
INSTRUCTION — YOU NAME IT,
SHE’S GOT IT. INSTRUCTION — YOU NAME IT,
SHE’S GOT IT.
THE ONLY ONE THING I WISH WE HAD SHE’S GOT IT.
THE ONLY ONE THING I WISH WE HAD
WAS ANOTHER PERSON — THE ONLY ONE THING I WISH WE HAD
WAS ANOTHER PERSON —
>>RIGHT. WAS ANOTHER PERSON —
>>RIGHT.
>>BECAUSE IT CAN BE >>RIGHT.
>>BECAUSE IT CAN BE
OVERWHELMING. >>BECAUSE IT CAN BE
OVERWHELMING.
SHE ENJOYS IT. OVERWHELMING.
SHE ENJOYS IT.
BUT, IF WE REALLY WANT TO IMPACT SHE ENJOYS IT.
BUT, IF WE REALLY WANT TO IMPACT
INSTRUCTION THE WAY WE WANT TO, BUT, IF WE REALLY WANT TO IMPACT
INSTRUCTION THE WAY WE WANT TO,
WE’RE GOING TO NEED SOME INSTRUCTION THE WAY WE WANT TO,
WE’RE GOING TO NEED SOME
ADDITIONAL BOOTS ON THE GROUND. WE’RE GOING TO NEED SOME
ADDITIONAL BOOTS ON THE GROUND.
BUT, SO FAR THE INITIATIVE IS ADDITIONAL BOOTS ON THE GROUND.
BUT, SO FAR THE INITIATIVE IS
VERY POSITIVE. BUT, SO FAR THE INITIATIVE IS
VERY POSITIVE.
SHE IS RECEIVED WELL BY TEACHERS VERY POSITIVE.
SHE IS RECEIVED WELL BY TEACHERS
AND PRINCIPALS. SHE IS RECEIVED WELL BY TEACHERS
AND PRINCIPALS.
AND, IF I COULD ONLY JUST CLONE AND PRINCIPALS.
AND, IF I COULD ONLY JUST CLONE
HER, I WOULD BE — AND, IF I COULD ONLY JUST CLONE
HER, I WOULD BE —
>>YOU WOULD BE — HER, I WOULD BE —
>>YOU WOULD BE —
>>YEAH. >>YOU WOULD BE —
>>YEAH.
I WOULD BE SET. >>YEAH.
I WOULD BE SET.
I WOULD BE SET. I WOULD BE SET.
I WOULD BE SET.
>>YES, AND I’LL ADD BECAUSE I WOULD BE SET.
>>YES, AND I’LL ADD BECAUSE
MS. WELLS IS ABSOLUTELY RIGHT. >>YES, AND I’LL ADD BECAUSE
MS. WELLS IS ABSOLUTELY RIGHT.
WE’VE GOT THESE MONTHLY — MS. WELLS IS ABSOLUTELY RIGHT.
WE’VE GOT THESE MONTHLY —
IN ADDITION TO THE JOB EMBEDDED WE’VE GOT THESE MONTHLY —
IN ADDITION TO THE JOB EMBEDDED
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THAT IN ADDITION TO THE JOB EMBEDDED
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THAT
GOES ON DAILY, WE DO HAVE THESE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THAT
GOES ON DAILY, WE DO HAVE THESE
MONTHLY EARLY RELEASE DAYS. AND, GOES ON DAILY, WE DO HAVE THESE
MONTHLY EARLY RELEASE DAYS. AND,
BECAUSE SCHOOLS WOULD PUT IN MONTHLY EARLY RELEASE DAYS. AND,
BECAUSE SCHOOLS WOULD PUT IN
REQUESTS FOR VARIOUS DISTRICT BECAUSE SCHOOLS WOULD PUT IN
REQUESTS FOR VARIOUS DISTRICT
ADMINISTRATORS TO HELP SUPPORT REQUESTS FOR VARIOUS DISTRICT
ADMINISTRATORS TO HELP SUPPORT
DURING ONE OF THESE EARLY ADMINISTRATORS TO HELP SUPPORT
DURING ONE OF THESE EARLY
RELEASE DAYS, QUITE OFTEN OUR DURING ONE OF THESE EARLY
RELEASE DAYS, QUITE OFTEN OUR
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RELEASE DAYS, QUITE OFTEN OUR
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
DIRECTOR IS ONE OF THE FIRST PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
DIRECTOR IS ONE OF THE FIRST
PEOPLE TO BE REQUESTED. DIRECTOR IS ONE OF THE FIRST
PEOPLE TO BE REQUESTED.
THERE’S ONLY ONE PERSON AND SHE PEOPLE TO BE REQUESTED.
THERE’S ONLY ONE PERSON AND SHE
COULD ONLY GO SO FAR AND SHE CAN THERE’S ONLY ONE PERSON AND SHE
COULD ONLY GO SO FAR AND SHE CAN
ONLY GET TO SO MANY SCHOOLS. COULD ONLY GO SO FAR AND SHE CAN
ONLY GET TO SO MANY SCHOOLS.
SO, I SECOND THAT DESIRE TO HAVE ONLY GET TO SO MANY SCHOOLS.
SO, I SECOND THAT DESIRE TO HAVE
MORE THAN ONE OF HER. SO, I SECOND THAT DESIRE TO HAVE
MORE THAN ONE OF HER.
>>AND WE’RE PRETTY SURE IT’S MORE THAN ONE OF HER.
>>AND WE’RE PRETTY SURE IT’S
THE SAME IN ST. CROIX. >>AND WE’RE PRETTY SURE IT’S
THE SAME IN ST. CROIX.
>>YEAH, I WAS JUST GOING TO ASK THE SAME IN ST. CROIX.
>>YEAH, I WAS JUST GOING TO ASK
ST. CROIX, DO YOU WANT TO ADD >>YEAH, I WAS JUST GOING TO ASK
ST. CROIX, DO YOU WANT TO ADD
ANYTHING? ST. CROIX, DO YOU WANT TO ADD
ANYTHING?
>>YES IT IS. ANYTHING?
>>YES IT IS.
YES IT IS. >>YES IT IS.
YES IT IS.
>>OUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT YES IT IS.
>>OUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAM MANAGER HAS BEEN >>OUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAM MANAGER HAS BEEN
RUNNING, LITERALLY, TO EVERY PROGRAM MANAGER HAS BEEN
RUNNING, LITERALLY, TO EVERY
SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT. RUNNING, LITERALLY, TO EVERY
SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT.
SHE’S JOINED BY OUR DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT.
SHE’S JOINED BY OUR DIRECTOR OF
ASSESSMENT AND THEY’VE BEEN SHE’S JOINED BY OUR DIRECTOR OF
ASSESSMENT AND THEY’VE BEEN
TAG-TEAMING AT A LOT OF OUR ASSESSMENT AND THEY’VE BEEN
TAG-TEAMING AT A LOT OF OUR
SCHOOLS AND I THINK THE TAG-TEAMING AT A LOT OF OUR
SCHOOLS AND I THINK THE
COLLABORATION HAS BEEN SCHOOLS AND I THINK THE
COLLABORATION HAS BEEN
WONDERFUL. COLLABORATION HAS BEEN
WONDERFUL.
WE’RE NOW ABLE TO ADDRESS, RIGHT WONDERFUL.
WE’RE NOW ABLE TO ADDRESS, RIGHT
THERE DIRECTLY IN THE CLASSROOM, WE’RE NOW ABLE TO ADDRESS, RIGHT
THERE DIRECTLY IN THE CLASSROOM,
ANY ISSUES THAT A TEACHER MAY THERE DIRECTLY IN THE CLASSROOM,
ANY ISSUES THAT A TEACHER MAY
HAVE IN TERMS OF CLASSROOM ANY ISSUES THAT A TEACHER MAY
HAVE IN TERMS OF CLASSROOM
INSTRUCTION, CLASSROOM HAVE IN TERMS OF CLASSROOM
INSTRUCTION, CLASSROOM
MANAGEMENT, ANY PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION, CLASSROOM
MANAGEMENT, ANY PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT NEED THAT THEY MAY MANAGEMENT, ANY PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT NEED THAT THEY MAY
HAVE, WE NOW HAVE SOMEBODY. DEVELOPMENT NEED THAT THEY MAY
HAVE, WE NOW HAVE SOMEBODY.
AND LIKE, BOTH HAVE, WE NOW HAVE SOMEBODY.
AND LIKE, BOTH
MS. WELLS-HEDRINGTON AND AND LIKE, BOTH
MS. WELLS-HEDRINGTON AND
MR. HARRIGAN SAID, WE NEED MS. WELLS-HEDRINGTON AND
MR. HARRIGAN SAID, WE NEED
ADDITIONAL PEOPLE. MR. HARRIGAN SAID, WE NEED
ADDITIONAL PEOPLE.
WE DO. ADDITIONAL PEOPLE.
WE DO.
>>YES, AND THIS INDIVIDUAL, OUR WE DO.
>>YES, AND THIS INDIVIDUAL, OUR
PROGRAM MANAGER ON ST. CROIX, >>YES, AND THIS INDIVIDUAL, OUR
PROGRAM MANAGER ON ST. CROIX,
NOT ONLY WORKS WITH OUR TEACHERS PROGRAM MANAGER ON ST. CROIX,
NOT ONLY WORKS WITH OUR TEACHERS
BUT SHE ALSO PROVIDES SUPPORT TO NOT ONLY WORKS WITH OUR TEACHERS
BUT SHE ALSO PROVIDES SUPPORT TO
OUR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS WHO BUT SHE ALSO PROVIDES SUPPORT TO
OUR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS WHO
ARE IN NEED, AS WELL AS OUR OUR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS WHO
ARE IN NEED, AS WELL AS OUR
PARENTS WHO ARE ALSO IN NEED ARE IN NEED, AS WELL AS OUR
PARENTS WHO ARE ALSO IN NEED
THROUGH THE PTA. PARENTS WHO ARE ALSO IN NEED
THROUGH THE PTA.
AND THIS PARTICULAR YEAR, ONE OF THROUGH THE PTA.
AND THIS PARTICULAR YEAR, ONE OF
OUR INITIATIVES THROUGH THAT AND THIS PARTICULAR YEAR, ONE OF
OUR INITIATIVES THROUGH THAT
OFFICE WAS THE TEACHER ACADEMY, OUR INITIATIVES THROUGH THAT
OFFICE WAS THE TEACHER ACADEMY,
WHICH WAS RECEIVED VERY WELL. OFFICE WAS THE TEACHER ACADEMY,
WHICH WAS RECEIVED VERY WELL.
ASTONISHINGLY, IT WAS HELD OVER WHICH WAS RECEIVED VERY WELL.
ASTONISHINGLY, IT WAS HELD OVER
THE MARTIN LUTHER KING WEEKEND ASTONISHINGLY, IT WAS HELD OVER
THE MARTIN LUTHER KING WEEKEND
TO BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THAT THE MARTIN LUTHER KING WEEKEND
TO BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THAT
CAPACITY BUILDING TO OUR TO BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THAT
CAPACITY BUILDING TO OUR
TEACHERS WITH THE CURRENT CAPACITY BUILDING TO OUR
TEACHERS WITH THE CURRENT
INITIATIVES IN INSTRUCTION, YOU TEACHERS WITH THE CURRENT
INITIATIVES IN INSTRUCTION, YOU
KNOW, COMMON CORE DATA AND SO INITIATIVES IN INSTRUCTION, YOU
KNOW, COMMON CORE DATA AND SO
FORTH. KNOW, COMMON CORE DATA AND SO
FORTH.
AND SO, WE’RE HAPPY TO HAVE BOTH FORTH.
AND SO, WE’RE HAPPY TO HAVE BOTH
MS. PROVOST AND MS. HERMAN IN AND SO, WE’RE HAPPY TO HAVE BOTH
MS. PROVOST AND MS. HERMAN IN
OUR DISTRICTS. MS. PROVOST AND MS. HERMAN IN
OUR DISTRICTS.
>>GOOD. OUR DISTRICTS.
>>GOOD.
AND SO, YOU JUST SPOKE ABOUT >>GOOD.
AND SO, YOU JUST SPOKE ABOUT
TEACHER ACADEMY. AND SO, YOU JUST SPOKE ABOUT
TEACHER ACADEMY.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER INITIATIVES TEACHER ACADEMY.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER INITIATIVES
THAT YOU’VE IMPLEMENTED THIS ARE THERE ANY OTHER INITIATIVES
THAT YOU’VE IMPLEMENTED THIS
YEAR? THAT YOU’VE IMPLEMENTED THIS
YEAR?
>>WELL, KEEPING IN MIND WHAT YEAR?
>>WELL, KEEPING IN MIND WHAT
OUR COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION >>WELL, KEEPING IN MIND WHAT
OUR COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION
WANTS TO SEE ACCOMPLISHED, ALONG OUR COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION
WANTS TO SEE ACCOMPLISHED, ALONG
WITH WHAT OUR GOVERNOR HAS WANTS TO SEE ACCOMPLISHED, ALONG
WITH WHAT OUR GOVERNOR HAS
MANDATED WITH OUR CHILDREN BEING WITH WHAT OUR GOVERNOR HAS
MANDATED WITH OUR CHILDREN BEING
ABLE TO READ BY 3RD GRADE, WE MANDATED WITH OUR CHILDREN BEING
ABLE TO READ BY 3RD GRADE, WE
HAVE A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ABLE TO READ BY 3RD GRADE, WE
HAVE A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON THAT IS HAVE A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON THAT IS
GOING TO ALLOW OUR TEACHERS IN UNIVERSITY OF OREGON THAT IS
GOING TO ALLOW OUR TEACHERS IN
K-3 TO REALLY MAKE AN IMPACT, IN GOING TO ALLOW OUR TEACHERS IN
K-3 TO REALLY MAKE AN IMPACT, IN
TERMS OF THE ACADEMIC KNOWLEDGE K-3 TO REALLY MAKE AN IMPACT, IN
TERMS OF THE ACADEMIC KNOWLEDGE
THAT OUR STUDENTS NEED TO HAVE. TERMS OF THE ACADEMIC KNOWLEDGE
THAT OUR STUDENTS NEED TO HAVE.
SO, THAT BY THE TIME THEY GET TO THAT OUR STUDENTS NEED TO HAVE.
SO, THAT BY THE TIME THEY GET TO
3RD GRADE, WE KNOW THAT THEY’RE SO, THAT BY THE TIME THEY GET TO
3RD GRADE, WE KNOW THAT THEY’RE
GOING TO BE DOING VERY WELL 3RD GRADE, WE KNOW THAT THEY’RE
GOING TO BE DOING VERY WELL
THROUGHOUT THEIR EDUCATIONAL GOING TO BE DOING VERY WELL
THROUGHOUT THEIR EDUCATIONAL
EXPERIENCE. THROUGHOUT THEIR EDUCATIONAL
EXPERIENCE.
SO, THAT’S A PLUS. EXPERIENCE.
SO, THAT’S A PLUS.
THE RESEARCH THAT COMES ALONG SO, THAT’S A PLUS.
THE RESEARCH THAT COMES ALONG
WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON IS THE RESEARCH THAT COMES ALONG
WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON IS
ONE THAT I THINK WILL MAKE THE WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON IS
ONE THAT I THINK WILL MAKE THE
KIND OF WORK THAT WE’RE DOING IN ONE THAT I THINK WILL MAKE THE
KIND OF WORK THAT WE’RE DOING IN
SCHOOLS MORE REPUTABLE, BECAUSE KIND OF WORK THAT WE’RE DOING IN
SCHOOLS MORE REPUTABLE, BECAUSE
IT’S RESEARCH BASED AND OUR SCHOOLS MORE REPUTABLE, BECAUSE
IT’S RESEARCH BASED AND OUR
TEACHERS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE IT’S RESEARCH BASED AND OUR
TEACHERS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE
PEOPLE THAT ACTUALLY HAVE TEACHERS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE
PEOPLE THAT ACTUALLY HAVE
WRITTEN SOME OF THESE PROGRAMS. PEOPLE THAT ACTUALLY HAVE
WRITTEN SOME OF THESE PROGRAMS.
SO, THEY’RE NOT GETTING SECOND WRITTEN SOME OF THESE PROGRAMS.
SO, THEY’RE NOT GETTING SECOND
HAND INFORMATION. THEY’RE SO, THEY’RE NOT GETTING SECOND
HAND INFORMATION. THEY’RE
ACTUALLY HEARING IT DIRECTLY HAND INFORMATION. THEY’RE
ACTUALLY HEARING IT DIRECTLY
FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH. ACTUALLY HEARING IT DIRECTLY
FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH.
>>OKAY. FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH.
>>OKAY.
>>AND WE’RE DOING THE SAME >>OKAY.
>>AND WE’RE DOING THE SAME
THING, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE >>AND WE’RE DOING THE SAME
THING, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, LIKE THING, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, LIKE
MS. WILLIAMS SAID. UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, LIKE
MS. WILLIAMS SAID.
AND THE BENEFIT IS YOU HAVE THE MS. WILLIAMS SAID.
AND THE BENEFIT IS YOU HAVE THE
GURUS RIGHT IN THE PALM OF YOUR AND THE BENEFIT IS YOU HAVE THE
GURUS RIGHT IN THE PALM OF YOUR
HAND. GURUS RIGHT IN THE PALM OF YOUR
HAND.
SO, FOR EXAMPLE, YOU KNOW WE USE HAND.
SO, FOR EXAMPLE, YOU KNOW WE USE
THE DIBELS TESTING AS OUR SO, FOR EXAMPLE, YOU KNOW WE USE
THE DIBELS TESTING AS OUR
SCREENER FOR READING. THE DIBELS TESTING AS OUR
SCREENER FOR READING.
THEY DEVELOPED THE DIBELS SCREENER FOR READING.
THEY DEVELOPED THE DIBELS
TESTING. THEY DEVELOPED THE DIBELS
TESTING.
SO, THEY’RE GOING TO ASSIST US TESTING.
SO, THEY’RE GOING TO ASSIST US
WITH REALLY ANALYZING THE DATA SO, THEY’RE GOING TO ASSIST US
WITH REALLY ANALYZING THE DATA
AND USING IT TO DRIVE WITH REALLY ANALYZING THE DATA
AND USING IT TO DRIVE
INSTRUCTION. AND USING IT TO DRIVE
INSTRUCTION.
ONE OF THE THINGS WE’VE ALSO INSTRUCTION.
ONE OF THE THINGS WE’VE ALSO
DONE IN THE DISTRICT, AND I’M ONE OF THE THINGS WE’VE ALSO
DONE IN THE DISTRICT, AND I’M
GOING TO LET MR. HARRIGAN WRAP DONE IN THE DISTRICT, AND I’M
GOING TO LET MR. HARRIGAN WRAP
IT UP, IS WE HAVE A NEW GOING TO LET MR. HARRIGAN WRAP
IT UP, IS WE HAVE A NEW
INDUCTION PROGRAM FOR OUR NEW IT UP, IS WE HAVE A NEW
INDUCTION PROGRAM FOR OUR NEW
TEACHERS. INDUCTION PROGRAM FOR OUR NEW
TEACHERS.
AS A FORMER PRINCIPAL, WE TEACHERS.
AS A FORMER PRINCIPAL, WE
REALIZE THAT IT IS DIFFICULT FOR AS A FORMER PRINCIPAL, WE
REALIZE THAT IT IS DIFFICULT FOR
PRINCIPALS TO REALLY GET TO REALIZE THAT IT IS DIFFICULT FOR
PRINCIPALS TO REALLY GET TO
EVERYONE ON THE CAMPUS. PRINCIPALS TO REALLY GET TO
EVERYONE ON THE CAMPUS.
SOMETIMES, NEW TEACHERS FEEL EVERYONE ON THE CAMPUS.
SOMETIMES, NEW TEACHERS FEEL
OVERWHELMED, DEPENDING ON SOMETIMES, NEW TEACHERS FEEL
OVERWHELMED, DEPENDING ON
WHETHER THEY GET TO HAVE COMMON OVERWHELMED, DEPENDING ON
WHETHER THEY GET TO HAVE COMMON
PLANNING TIMES WITH A MENTOR WHETHER THEY GET TO HAVE COMMON
PLANNING TIMES WITH A MENTOR
TEACHER, IT’S DIFFICULT TO GET PLANNING TIMES WITH A MENTOR
TEACHER, IT’S DIFFICULT TO GET
THE SUPPORT WITH OUR NEW TEACHER, IT’S DIFFICULT TO GET
THE SUPPORT WITH OUR NEW
INITIATIVES OF THE DISTRICT AND THE SUPPORT WITH OUR NEW
INITIATIVES OF THE DISTRICT AND
SO FORTH. INITIATIVES OF THE DISTRICT AND
SO FORTH.
SO, WE HAVE A NEW TEACHER SO FORTH.
SO, WE HAVE A NEW TEACHER
INDUCTION PROGRAM. SO, WE HAVE A NEW TEACHER
INDUCTION PROGRAM.
THEY MEET EVERY MONTH. AGAIN, INDUCTION PROGRAM.
THEY MEET EVERY MONTH. AGAIN,
MS. PROVOST, SHE DOES THE THEY MEET EVERY MONTH. AGAIN,
MS. PROVOST, SHE DOES THE
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MS. PROVOST, SHE DOES THE
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM AND THAT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM AND THAT
HAS BEEN TREMENDOUS. OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM AND THAT
HAS BEEN TREMENDOUS.
OUR NEW TEACHERS FEEL SUPPORTED. HAS BEEN TREMENDOUS.
OUR NEW TEACHERS FEEL SUPPORTED.
THEY KNOW THAT THE DISTRICT IS OUR NEW TEACHERS FEEL SUPPORTED.
THEY KNOW THAT THE DISTRICT IS
THERE. THEY KNOW THAT THE DISTRICT IS
THERE.
ALL MY COORDINATORS HAVE THERE.
ALL MY COORDINATORS HAVE
PRESENTED TO THEM. ALL MY COORDINATORS HAVE
PRESENTED TO THEM.
THEY KNOW WHO TO TAP INTO AND SO PRESENTED TO THEM.
THEY KNOW WHO TO TAP INTO AND SO
THEY FEEL WELCOMED. THEY KNOW WHO TO TAP INTO AND SO
THEY FEEL WELCOMED.
AND OUR GOAL IS TO KEEP THEM. THEY FEEL WELCOMED.
AND OUR GOAL IS TO KEEP THEM.
SO, OF COURSE, WE’RE HAPPY TO AND OUR GOAL IS TO KEEP THEM.
SO, OF COURSE, WE’RE HAPPY TO
SEE THE GREAT, GREAT FEEDBACK SO, OF COURSE, WE’RE HAPPY TO
SEE THE GREAT, GREAT FEEDBACK
THAT WE ARE GETTING FROM OUR NEW SEE THE GREAT, GREAT FEEDBACK
THAT WE ARE GETTING FROM OUR NEW
TEACHERS. THAT WE ARE GETTING FROM OUR NEW
TEACHERS.
>>AND SOME OF THE FEEDBACK THAT TEACHERS.
>>AND SOME OF THE FEEDBACK THAT
WE HAVE GOTTEN IS THAT SOME OF >>AND SOME OF THE FEEDBACK THAT
WE HAVE GOTTEN IS THAT SOME OF
THE NEW TEACHERS SAY THEY LOVE WE HAVE GOTTEN IS THAT SOME OF
THE NEW TEACHERS SAY THEY LOVE
HAVING A VETERAN, EXPERIENCED, THE NEW TEACHERS SAY THEY LOVE
HAVING A VETERAN, EXPERIENCED,
SUCCESSFUL EDUCATOR, KIND OF, HAVING A VETERAN, EXPERIENCED,
SUCCESSFUL EDUCATOR, KIND OF,
LOOKING AFTER THEM. SUCCESSFUL EDUCATOR, KIND OF,
LOOKING AFTER THEM.
AND ONE OF THE THINGS THEY ARE LOOKING AFTER THEM.
AND ONE OF THE THINGS THEY ARE
WORKING ON TOGETHER ARE THE NEW AND ONE OF THE THINGS THEY ARE
WORKING ON TOGETHER ARE THE NEW
TEACHERS PROFESSIONAL GROWTH WORKING ON TOGETHER ARE THE NEW
TEACHERS PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
PLANS. TEACHERS PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
PLANS.
SO, OBVIOUSLY, ANY EDUCATOR PLANS.
SO, OBVIOUSLY, ANY EDUCATOR
REGARDLESS OF LENGTH OF SERVICE SO, OBVIOUSLY, ANY EDUCATOR
REGARDLESS OF LENGTH OF SERVICE
HAS A GROWTH PLAN. REGARDLESS OF LENGTH OF SERVICE
HAS A GROWTH PLAN.
BUT, FOR A NEW TEACHER, THAT HAS A GROWTH PLAN.
BUT, FOR A NEW TEACHER, THAT
GROWTH PLAN MAY SEEM LIKE A BUT, FOR A NEW TEACHER, THAT
GROWTH PLAN MAY SEEM LIKE A
LARGER THAN LIFE SITUATION. GROWTH PLAN MAY SEEM LIKE A
LARGER THAN LIFE SITUATION.
SO, WITH THE VETERAN TEACHER LARGER THAN LIFE SITUATION.
SO, WITH THE VETERAN TEACHER
KIND OF COACHING THE NEW SO, WITH THE VETERAN TEACHER
KIND OF COACHING THE NEW
TEACHER, IT MAKES THE KIND OF COACHING THE NEW
TEACHER, IT MAKES THE
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH PLAN A MORE TEACHER, IT MAKES THE
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH PLAN A MORE
VIABLE PLAN THAT GIVES THE NEW PROFESSIONAL GROWTH PLAN A MORE
VIABLE PLAN THAT GIVES THE NEW
TEACHER A REAL GOAL FOR THIS VIABLE PLAN THAT GIVES THE NEW
TEACHER A REAL GOAL FOR THIS
YEAR AND FOR THE NEXT YEAR AS TEACHER A REAL GOAL FOR THIS
YEAR AND FOR THE NEXT YEAR AS
WELL WHEN IT COMES TO HONING YEAR AND FOR THE NEXT YEAR AS
WELL WHEN IT COMES TO HONING
THEIR SKILLS. WELL WHEN IT COMES TO HONING
THEIR SKILLS.
WE THINK IT’S AN IMPORTANT THEIR SKILLS.
WE THINK IT’S AN IMPORTANT
PIECE, THIS NEW INDUCTION WE THINK IT’S AN IMPORTANT
PIECE, THIS NEW INDUCTION
PROGRAM, BECAUSE PRIOR TO THAT PIECE, THIS NEW INDUCTION
PROGRAM, BECAUSE PRIOR TO THAT
WE WEREN’T AS FORMAL ABOUT IT PROGRAM, BECAUSE PRIOR TO THAT
WE WEREN’T AS FORMAL ABOUT IT
AND WE KNOW THAT NOW THAT WE’RE WE WEREN’T AS FORMAL ABOUT IT
AND WE KNOW THAT NOW THAT WE’RE
MORE FORMAL AND MORE INTENTIONAL AND WE KNOW THAT NOW THAT WE’RE
MORE FORMAL AND MORE INTENTIONAL
IN IT, ULTIMATELY, IT’S SERVING MORE FORMAL AND MORE INTENTIONAL
IN IT, ULTIMATELY, IT’S SERVING
THE NEW TEACHER AND ULTIMATELY IN IT, ULTIMATELY, IT’S SERVING
THE NEW TEACHER AND ULTIMATELY
AFTER THAT, IT’S SERVING THE THE NEW TEACHER AND ULTIMATELY
AFTER THAT, IT’S SERVING THE
STUDENTS BETTER. AFTER THAT, IT’S SERVING THE
STUDENTS BETTER.
>>SO, YOU HAVE PARTNERSHIPS. STUDENTS BETTER.
>>SO, YOU HAVE PARTNERSHIPS.
YOU HAVE MENTORING PROGRAMS. >>SO, YOU HAVE PARTNERSHIPS.
YOU HAVE MENTORING PROGRAMS.
YOU HAVE IT ALL. AND OUR KIDS YOU HAVE MENTORING PROGRAMS.
YOU HAVE IT ALL. AND OUR KIDS
SEEM TO BE EXCELLING IN YOU HAVE IT ALL. AND OUR KIDS
SEEM TO BE EXCELLING IN
ACADEMICS, IN THE CULINARY ARTS, SEEM TO BE EXCELLING IN
ACADEMICS, IN THE CULINARY ARTS,
AVIATION EVEN. ACADEMICS, IN THE CULINARY ARTS,
AVIATION EVEN.
SO, I WANT TO KNOW, WHAT ARE AVIATION EVEN.
SO, I WANT TO KNOW, WHAT ARE
YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE VIRGIN SO, I WANT TO KNOW, WHAT ARE
YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE VIRGIN
ISLANDS’ EDUCATION SYSTEM? YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE VIRGIN
ISLANDS’ EDUCATION SYSTEM?
>>WE’RE MAKING STRIDES. ISLANDS’ EDUCATION SYSTEM?
>>WE’RE MAKING STRIDES.
WE KNOW THAT THERE’S A LOT MORE >>WE’RE MAKING STRIDES.
WE KNOW THAT THERE’S A LOT MORE
THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IN ORDER WE KNOW THAT THERE’S A LOT MORE
THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IN ORDER
FOR OUR STUDENTS TO REALLY THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IN ORDER
FOR OUR STUDENTS TO REALLY
EXCEL. FOR OUR STUDENTS TO REALLY
EXCEL.
AND, WE’RE LOOKING VERY CLOSELY EXCEL.
AND, WE’RE LOOKING VERY CLOSELY
AT OUR DATA THAT WE’VE COLLECTED AND, WE’RE LOOKING VERY CLOSELY
AT OUR DATA THAT WE’VE COLLECTED
OVER A PERIOD OF TIME AND THAT’S AT OUR DATA THAT WE’VE COLLECTED
OVER A PERIOD OF TIME AND THAT’S
KEY TO IT. OVER A PERIOD OF TIME AND THAT’S
KEY TO IT.
LOOKING AT THAT DATA TO DECIDE KEY TO IT.
LOOKING AT THAT DATA TO DECIDE
WHAT OUR NEXT STEPS ARE GOING TO LOOKING AT THAT DATA TO DECIDE
WHAT OUR NEXT STEPS ARE GOING TO
BE. WHAT OUR NEXT STEPS ARE GOING TO
BE.
DOWN THE ROAD I SEE GREAT THINGS BE.
DOWN THE ROAD I SEE GREAT THINGS
HAPPENING. DOWN THE ROAD I SEE GREAT THINGS
HAPPENING.
WE’RE LOOKING AT ACCREDITING HAPPENING.
WE’RE LOOKING AT ACCREDITING
MORE OF OUR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS WE’RE LOOKING AT ACCREDITING
MORE OF OUR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS
AND EVEN SOME OF OUR ELEMENTARY MORE OF OUR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS
AND EVEN SOME OF OUR ELEMENTARY
SCHOOLS AND I THINK THAT’S GOING AND EVEN SOME OF OUR ELEMENTARY
SCHOOLS AND I THINK THAT’S GOING
TO BE A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOOLS AND I THINK THAT’S GOING
TO BE A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR
OUR SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAMS TO TO BE A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR
OUR SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAMS TO
BE REFLECTIVE ABOUT THEIR OUR SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAMS TO
BE REFLECTIVE ABOUT THEIR
TEACHING PRACTICES AND WHAT’S BE REFLECTIVE ABOUT THEIR
TEACHING PRACTICES AND WHAT’S
HAPPENING IN THEIR BUILDINGS. TEACHING PRACTICES AND WHAT’S
HAPPENING IN THEIR BUILDINGS.
SO THAT IN THE END, OUR STUDENTS HAPPENING IN THEIR BUILDINGS.
SO THAT IN THE END, OUR STUDENTS
BENEFIT. SO THAT IN THE END, OUR STUDENTS
BENEFIT.
>>AND THEN YOU JUST WRAPPED IT BENEFIT.
>>AND THEN YOU JUST WRAPPED IT
UP WITH, “IT ROCKS!” >>AND THEN YOU JUST WRAPPED IT
UP WITH, “IT ROCKS!”
>>IT ROCKS! UP WITH, “IT ROCKS!”
>>IT ROCKS!
[ LAUGHTER ] >>IT ROCKS!
[ LAUGHTER ]
PUBLIC EDUCATION ROCKS. [ LAUGHTER ]
PUBLIC EDUCATION ROCKS.
LIKE MS. WILLIAMS SAID, WE’RE PUBLIC EDUCATION ROCKS.
LIKE MS. WILLIAMS SAID, WE’RE
MAKING STRIDES. LIKE MS. WILLIAMS SAID, WE’RE
MAKING STRIDES.
WE ONLY SEE GREAT THINGS ON THE MAKING STRIDES.
WE ONLY SEE GREAT THINGS ON THE
HORIZON FOR OUR STUDENTS. WE ONLY SEE GREAT THINGS ON THE
HORIZON FOR OUR STUDENTS.
WE BELIEVE THAT ALL STUDENTS HORIZON FOR OUR STUDENTS.
WE BELIEVE THAT ALL STUDENTS
DESERVE A GREAT EDUCATIONAL WE BELIEVE THAT ALL STUDENTS
DESERVE A GREAT EDUCATIONAL
EXPERIENCE. DESERVE A GREAT EDUCATIONAL
EXPERIENCE.
SO, WE’RE MAKING SURE THAT WE EXPERIENCE.
SO, WE’RE MAKING SURE THAT WE
EQUIP OUR SCHOOLS WITH WHAT THEY SO, WE’RE MAKING SURE THAT WE
EQUIP OUR SCHOOLS WITH WHAT THEY
NEED. EQUIP OUR SCHOOLS WITH WHAT THEY
NEED.
AND, LIKE MS. WILLIAMS NEED.
AND, LIKE MS. WILLIAMS
MENTIONED, ACCREDITATION IS A AND, LIKE MS. WILLIAMS
MENTIONED, ACCREDITATION IS A
BIG PIECE THAT WAS ON THE MENTIONED, ACCREDITATION IS A
BIG PIECE THAT WAS ON THE
PLATFORM FOR THE COMMISSIONER BIG PIECE THAT WAS ON THE
PLATFORM FOR THE COMMISSIONER
WHEN SHE TOOK OFFICE. PLATFORM FOR THE COMMISSIONER
WHEN SHE TOOK OFFICE.
AND SO WE’RE WORKING WITH OUR WHEN SHE TOOK OFFICE.
AND SO WE’RE WORKING WITH OUR
MIDDLE SCHOOL AND JUNIOR HIGH AND SO WE’RE WORKING WITH OUR
MIDDLE SCHOOL AND JUNIOR HIGH
SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOLS TO MAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL AND JUNIOR HIGH
SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOLS TO MAKE
SURE THAT BOTH JUNIOR AND SENIOR SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOLS TO MAKE
SURE THAT BOTH JUNIOR AND SENIOR
HIGH SCHOOLS ARE ACCREDITED. SURE THAT BOTH JUNIOR AND SENIOR
HIGH SCHOOLS ARE ACCREDITED.
AND EVENTUALLY WE’RE MOVING TO HIGH SCHOOLS ARE ACCREDITED.
AND EVENTUALLY WE’RE MOVING TO
ACCREDITING OUR ELEMENTARY AND EVENTUALLY WE’RE MOVING TO
ACCREDITING OUR ELEMENTARY
SCHOOLS. ACCREDITING OUR ELEMENTARY
SCHOOLS.
SO, WE’RE MAKING STRIDES AND SCHOOLS.
SO, WE’RE MAKING STRIDES AND
WE’RE VERY POSITIVE PEOPLE. SO, WE’RE MAKING STRIDES AND
WE’RE VERY POSITIVE PEOPLE.
AND WE KNOW THAT GREAT THINGS WE’RE VERY POSITIVE PEOPLE.
AND WE KNOW THAT GREAT THINGS
ARE ON THE WAY. AND WE KNOW THAT GREAT THINGS
ARE ON THE WAY.
>>AND SO, WHAT I’VE HEARD FROM ARE ON THE WAY.
>>AND SO, WHAT I’VE HEARD FROM
BOTH DISTRICTS — SOME BUZZ >>AND SO, WHAT I’VE HEARD FROM
BOTH DISTRICTS — SOME BUZZ
WORDS THAT I KEEP HEARING IS BOTH DISTRICTS — SOME BUZZ
WORDS THAT I KEEP HEARING IS
RESEARCH, DATA, EVIDENCE. WORDS THAT I KEEP HEARING IS
RESEARCH, DATA, EVIDENCE.
AND SO THAT BRINGS ME THEN TO RESEARCH, DATA, EVIDENCE.
AND SO THAT BRINGS ME THEN TO
SMARTER BALANCED TESTING. AND SO THAT BRINGS ME THEN TO
SMARTER BALANCED TESTING.
AND SO, IT’S IN FULL SWING RIGHT SMARTER BALANCED TESTING.
AND SO, IT’S IN FULL SWING RIGHT
NOW ACROSS BOTH DISTRICTS — AND SO, IT’S IN FULL SWING RIGHT
NOW ACROSS BOTH DISTRICTS —
>>IT IS. NOW ACROSS BOTH DISTRICTS —
>>IT IS.
IT IS. >>IT IS.
IT IS.
>>AND IT CONTINUES UNTIL JUNE IT IS.
>>AND IT CONTINUES UNTIL JUNE
17TH? >>AND IT CONTINUES UNTIL JUNE
17TH?
>>YES. 17TH?
>>YES.
>>AND SO, I WANT TO KNOW WHY >>YES.
>>AND SO, I WANT TO KNOW WHY
ARE THESE TESTS SO IMPORTANT FOR>>AND SO, I WANT TO KNOW WHY
ARE THESE TESTS SO IMPORTANT FOR
OUR CHILDREN? ARE THESE TESTS SO IMPORTANT FOR
OUR CHILDREN?
>>AND YOU KNOW WHAT? OUR CHILDREN?
>>AND YOU KNOW WHAT?
I’M GOING TO LET MR. HARRIGAN >>AND YOU KNOW WHAT?
I’M GOING TO LET MR. HARRIGAN
ANSWER THAT. I’M GOING TO LET MR. HARRIGAN
ANSWER THAT.
>>WHY THANK YOU MS. WELLS. ANSWER THAT.
>>WHY THANK YOU MS. WELLS.
SO, AND ACTUALLY, WE’VE BEEN >>WHY THANK YOU MS. WELLS.
SO, AND ACTUALLY, WE’VE BEEN
ABLE TO TALK TO PARENTS AND THE SO, AND ACTUALLY, WE’VE BEEN
ABLE TO TALK TO PARENTS AND THE
COMMUNITY QUITE A BIT LATELY, ABLE TO TALK TO PARENTS AND THE
COMMUNITY QUITE A BIT LATELY,
INCLUDING A COUPLE OF RADIO COMMUNITY QUITE A BIT LATELY,
INCLUDING A COUPLE OF RADIO
SHOWS. INCLUDING A COUPLE OF RADIO
SHOWS.
SO, ANY CHANCE WE GET TO TALK SHOWS.
SO, ANY CHANCE WE GET TO TALK
ABOUT SMARTER BALANCED IS A REAL SO, ANY CHANCE WE GET TO TALK
ABOUT SMARTER BALANCED IS A REAL
BONUS FOR US. ABOUT SMARTER BALANCED IS A REAL
BONUS FOR US.
THE SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENTS BONUS FOR US.
THE SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENTS
ARE OF COURSE, THEY’RE ONLINE. THE SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENTS
ARE OF COURSE, THEY’RE ONLINE.
IT’S NO LONGER A PAPER/PENCIL ARE OF COURSE, THEY’RE ONLINE.
IT’S NO LONGER A PAPER/PENCIL
TESTING. IT’S NO LONGER A PAPER/PENCIL
TESTING.
AND THE DATA THAT WE GET FROM TESTING.
AND THE DATA THAT WE GET FROM
THESE ASSESSMENTS IN BOTH AND THE DATA THAT WE GET FROM
THESE ASSESSMENTS IN BOTH
READING AND MATHEMATICS BECOMES THESE ASSESSMENTS IN BOTH
READING AND MATHEMATICS BECOMES
ONE OF THE DATA POINTS TO INFORM READING AND MATHEMATICS BECOMES
ONE OF THE DATA POINTS TO INFORM
US IN TERMS OF HOW OUR STUDENTS ONE OF THE DATA POINTS TO INFORM
US IN TERMS OF HOW OUR STUDENTS
ARE DOING AND ULTIMATELY HOW WE US IN TERMS OF HOW OUR STUDENTS
ARE DOING AND ULTIMATELY HOW WE
ARE DOING IN THE CLASSROOM. ARE DOING AND ULTIMATELY HOW WE
ARE DOING IN THE CLASSROOM.
AND, WE TRULY UTILIZE THAT ARE DOING IN THE CLASSROOM.
AND, WE TRULY UTILIZE THAT
INFORMATION TO MAKE SOME AND, WE TRULY UTILIZE THAT
INFORMATION TO MAKE SOME
DECISIONS ABOUT WHAT NEEDS TO BE INFORMATION TO MAKE SOME
DECISIONS ABOUT WHAT NEEDS TO BE
DONE FOR LEARNERS IN GENERAL. DECISIONS ABOUT WHAT NEEDS TO BE
DONE FOR LEARNERS IN GENERAL.
WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE FOR DONE FOR LEARNERS IN GENERAL.
WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE FOR
INDIVIDUAL LEARNERS. WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE FOR
INDIVIDUAL LEARNERS.
AS I SAID, IT IS A DATA POINT. INDIVIDUAL LEARNERS.
AS I SAID, IT IS A DATA POINT.
THERE ARE OTHER DATA POINTS. AS I SAID, IT IS A DATA POINT.
THERE ARE OTHER DATA POINTS.
FOR EXAMPLE, MS. WELLS POINTED THERE ARE OTHER DATA POINTS.
FOR EXAMPLE, MS. WELLS POINTED
OUT, DIBELS WOULD BE THE FOR EXAMPLE, MS. WELLS POINTED
OUT, DIBELS WOULD BE THE
INDICATOR OF LITERACY AT THE OUT, DIBELS WOULD BE THE
INDICATOR OF LITERACY AT THE
YOUNGER AGES. INDICATOR OF LITERACY AT THE
YOUNGER AGES.
THAT COULD BE CONSIDERED ANOTHER YOUNGER AGES.
THAT COULD BE CONSIDERED ANOTHER
DATA POINT AS WELL. ANYTIME YOU THAT COULD BE CONSIDERED ANOTHER
DATA POINT AS WELL. ANYTIME YOU
HAVE DATA POINTS ABOUT LEARNING DATA POINT AS WELL. ANYTIME YOU
HAVE DATA POINTS ABOUT LEARNING
AND READING OR IN MATHEMATICS HAVE DATA POINTS ABOUT LEARNING
AND READING OR IN MATHEMATICS
THAT INFORMATION CAN HELP TO AND READING OR IN MATHEMATICS
THAT INFORMATION CAN HELP TO
SHAPE THE DECISIONS THAT THAT INFORMATION CAN HELP TO
SHAPE THE DECISIONS THAT
EDUCATORS ARE GOING TO MAKE, BE SHAPE THE DECISIONS THAT
EDUCATORS ARE GOING TO MAKE, BE
IT DISTRICT LEVEL LEADERS OR EDUCATORS ARE GOING TO MAKE, BE
IT DISTRICT LEVEL LEADERS OR
PRINCIPALS OR THE TEACHERS IT DISTRICT LEVEL LEADERS OR
PRINCIPALS OR THE TEACHERS
THEMSELVES. PRINCIPALS OR THE TEACHERS
THEMSELVES.
SO, THAT YOU CAN REALLY GET DOWN THEMSELVES.
SO, THAT YOU CAN REALLY GET DOWN
TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER AND SO, THAT YOU CAN REALLY GET DOWN
TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER AND
THAT IS HELPING INDIVIDUAL TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER AND
THAT IS HELPING INDIVIDUAL
LEARNERS IMPROVE IN THEIR THAT IS HELPING INDIVIDUAL
LEARNERS IMPROVE IN THEIR
LEARNING. LEARNERS IMPROVE IN THEIR
LEARNING.
>>ABSOLUTELY. LEARNING.
>>ABSOLUTELY.
AND IT ALSO PROVIDES AN >>ABSOLUTELY.
AND IT ALSO PROVIDES AN
OPPORTUNITY FOR US AS ADULT AND IT ALSO PROVIDES AN
OPPORTUNITY FOR US AS ADULT
LEARNERS TO BE ABLE TO LOOK AT OPPORTUNITY FOR US AS ADULT
LEARNERS TO BE ABLE TO LOOK AT
THE DATA AND CHANGE THE MANNER LEARNERS TO BE ABLE TO LOOK AT
THE DATA AND CHANGE THE MANNER
IN WHICH WE INSTRUCT OUR THE DATA AND CHANGE THE MANNER
IN WHICH WE INSTRUCT OUR
STUDENTS. IN WHICH WE INSTRUCT OUR
STUDENTS.
AS WELL AS RECOGNIZING TOO WITH STUDENTS.
AS WELL AS RECOGNIZING TOO WITH
THE NEW SMARTER BALANCED AS WELL AS RECOGNIZING TOO WITH
THE NEW SMARTER BALANCED
ASSESSMENTS THAT TRUE, WE ARE THE NEW SMARTER BALANCED
ASSESSMENTS THAT TRUE, WE ARE
GOING TO RECOGNIZE THAT, WOW, ASSESSMENTS THAT TRUE, WE ARE
GOING TO RECOGNIZE THAT, WOW,
OUR RESULTS ARE LOOKING PRETTY GOING TO RECOGNIZE THAT, WOW,
OUR RESULTS ARE LOOKING PRETTY
LOW, BUT WE ALSO NEED TO OUR RESULTS ARE LOOKING PRETTY
LOW, BUT WE ALSO NEED TO
RECOGNIZE THAT WE’RE COMING FROM LOW, BUT WE ALSO NEED TO
RECOGNIZE THAT WE’RE COMING FROM
A DIFFERENT — RECOGNIZE THAT WE’RE COMING FROM
A DIFFERENT —
>>RIGHT. A DIFFERENT —
>>RIGHT.
>>DATA SOURCE PRIOR. >>RIGHT.
>>DATA SOURCE PRIOR.
AND SO, THE REQUIREMENTS OR THE >>DATA SOURCE PRIOR.
AND SO, THE REQUIREMENTS OR THE
EXPECTATIONS, IT’S DIFFERENT AND AND SO, THE REQUIREMENTS OR THE
EXPECTATIONS, IT’S DIFFERENT AND
IT’S SOMETHING THAT REQUIRES US EXPECTATIONS, IT’S DIFFERENT AND
IT’S SOMETHING THAT REQUIRES US
TO HAVE A CHANGE IN THE MINDSET. IT’S SOMETHING THAT REQUIRES US
TO HAVE A CHANGE IN THE MINDSET.
AND SO, IT ALLOWS US TO DIG TO HAVE A CHANGE IN THE MINDSET.
AND SO, IT ALLOWS US TO DIG
DEEPER AND ALSO FORCES OUR AND SO, IT ALLOWS US TO DIG
DEEPER AND ALSO FORCES OUR
STUDENTS TO BE ABLE TO DO DEEPER AND ALSO FORCES OUR
STUDENTS TO BE ABLE TO DO
BETTER, YOU KNOW, IN TERMS OF STUDENTS TO BE ABLE TO DO
BETTER, YOU KNOW, IN TERMS OF
GETTING READY FOR THOSE BETTER, YOU KNOW, IN TERMS OF
GETTING READY FOR THOSE
POST-SECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES AS GETTING READY FOR THOSE
POST-SECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES AS
WELL AS JOBS THAT THEY’RE POST-SECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES AS
WELL AS JOBS THAT THEY’RE
CONSIDERING IN THE FUTURE. WELL AS JOBS THAT THEY’RE
CONSIDERING IN THE FUTURE.
>>AND SO, WHAT’S GOING ON IN CONSIDERING IN THE FUTURE.
>>AND SO, WHAT’S GOING ON IN
THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT THEN WHEN>>AND SO, WHAT’S GOING ON IN
THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT THEN WHEN
IT COMES TO PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT? THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT THEN WHEN
IT COMES TO PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT?
>>WELL, THROUGH OUR OFFICE OF IT COMES TO PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT?
>>WELL, THROUGH OUR OFFICE OF
PARENT AND COMMUNITY, OUR >>WELL, THROUGH OUR OFFICE OF
PARENT AND COMMUNITY, OUR
DIRECTOR HAS BEEN VERY MUCH PARENT AND COMMUNITY, OUR
DIRECTOR HAS BEEN VERY MUCH
INVOLVED WITH THE PTA’S. DIRECTOR HAS BEEN VERY MUCH
INVOLVED WITH THE PTA’S.
SHE’S DONE A LOT OF PULLING INVOLVED WITH THE PTA’S.
SHE’S DONE A LOT OF PULLING
TOGETHER OF VARIOUS AGENCIES AND SHE’S DONE A LOT OF PULLING
TOGETHER OF VARIOUS AGENCIES AND
THE DISTRICT TO ENCOURAGE THAT TOGETHER OF VARIOUS AGENCIES AND
THE DISTRICT TO ENCOURAGE THAT
STRONG PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE DISTRICT TO ENCOURAGE THAT
STRONG PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN
SCHOOLS. STRONG PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN
SCHOOLS.
SHE HAS A LOT IN STORE FOR THIS SCHOOLS.
SHE HAS A LOT IN STORE FOR THIS
UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR. SHE HAS A LOT IN STORE FOR THIS
UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR.
SHE’S FINISHING OUT THE YEAR UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR.
SHE’S FINISHING OUT THE YEAR
DOING SOME MORE PARENT BASED SHE’S FINISHING OUT THE YEAR
DOING SOME MORE PARENT BASED
ACTIVITIES IN INDIVIDUAL DOING SOME MORE PARENT BASED
ACTIVITIES IN INDIVIDUAL
SCHOOLS. ACTIVITIES IN INDIVIDUAL
SCHOOLS.
BECAUSE EVERY SCHOOL IS SCHOOLS.
BECAUSE EVERY SCHOOL IS
DIFFERENT AND THEIR LEVEL OF BECAUSE EVERY SCHOOL IS
DIFFERENT AND THEIR LEVEL OF
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IS DIFFERENT AND THEIR LEVEL OF
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IS
DIFFERENT, SO SHE’S PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IS
DIFFERENT, SO SHE’S
PERSONALIZING HER STRATEGY TO DIFFERENT, SO SHE’S
PERSONALIZING HER STRATEGY TO
MATCH THE VARIOUS SCHOOLS. PERSONALIZING HER STRATEGY TO
MATCH THE VARIOUS SCHOOLS.
>>AWESOME. MATCH THE VARIOUS SCHOOLS.
>>AWESOME.
WHAT ABOUT THE ST. THOMAS / >>AWESOME.
WHAT ABOUT THE ST. THOMAS /
ST. JOHN DISTRICT? WHAT ABOUT THE ST. THOMAS /
ST. JOHN DISTRICT?
>>WELL, I’M GLAD YOU ASKED. ST. JOHN DISTRICT?
>>WELL, I’M GLAD YOU ASKED.
WE HAVE A WONDERFUL DIRECTOR. >>WELL, I’M GLAD YOU ASKED.
WE HAVE A WONDERFUL DIRECTOR.
>>YOU MAY KNOW HER. WE HAVE A WONDERFUL DIRECTOR.
>>YOU MAY KNOW HER.
>>YES, YOU MAY JUST KNOW HER. >>YOU MAY KNOW HER.
>>YES, YOU MAY JUST KNOW HER.
>>I JUST MIGHT. >>YES, YOU MAY JUST KNOW HER.
>>I JUST MIGHT.
>>YEAH. >>I JUST MIGHT.
>>YEAH.
[ LAUGHTER ] >>YEAH.
[ LAUGHTER ]
WE ACTUALLY BEGAN THE SCHOOL [ LAUGHTER ]
WE ACTUALLY BEGAN THE SCHOOL
YEAR WITH A BANG. WE ACTUALLY BEGAN THE SCHOOL
YEAR WITH A BANG.
WE HAD A VERY SUCCESSFUL PARENT YEAR WITH A BANG.
WE HAD A VERY SUCCESSFUL PARENT
CONFERENCE WITH OVER 400 PARENTS WE HAD A VERY SUCCESSFUL PARENT
CONFERENCE WITH OVER 400 PARENTS
THERE. CONFERENCE WITH OVER 400 PARENTS
THERE.
WE HAD BREAKOUT SESSIONS. THERE.
WE HAD BREAKOUT SESSIONS.
IT WAS JUST AWESOME. WE HAD BREAKOUT SESSIONS.
IT WAS JUST AWESOME.
BREAKOUT SESSIONS FROM CYBER IT WAS JUST AWESOME.
BREAKOUT SESSIONS FROM CYBER
BULLYING TO GANG AWARENESS TO BREAKOUT SESSIONS FROM CYBER
BULLYING TO GANG AWARENESS TO
PARENTING TIPS — YOU NAME IT, BULLYING TO GANG AWARENESS TO
PARENTING TIPS — YOU NAME IT,
WE DID IT. PARENTING TIPS — YOU NAME IT,
WE DID IT.
SHE HAS ALSO CONTINUED HER WORK WE DID IT.
SHE HAS ALSO CONTINUED HER WORK
WITH THE PTA’S. SHE HAS ALSO CONTINUED HER WORK
WITH THE PTA’S.
WE HAD A PTA SOCIAL. SHE HAS WITH THE PTA’S.
WE HAD A PTA SOCIAL. SHE HAS
VISITED ALL THE PTA’S TRYING TO WE HAD A PTA SOCIAL. SHE HAS
VISITED ALL THE PTA’S TRYING TO
MAKE SURE THAT THE PTA’S ARE VISITED ALL THE PTA’S TRYING TO
MAKE SURE THAT THE PTA’S ARE
ACTIVE AND ADVOCATING FOR THE MAKE SURE THAT THE PTA’S ARE
ACTIVE AND ADVOCATING FOR THE
CHILDREN OF THE SCHOOLS. ACTIVE AND ADVOCATING FOR THE
CHILDREN OF THE SCHOOLS.
SHE ALSO HAS AN INITIATIVE CHILDREN OF THE SCHOOLS.
SHE ALSO HAS AN INITIATIVE
CALLED F.A.R.M., WHICH IS SHE ALSO HAS AN INITIATIVE
CALLED F.A.R.M., WHICH IS
FATHERS ARE ROLE MODELS. CALLED F.A.R.M., WHICH IS
FATHERS ARE ROLE MODELS.
AND THEY RECENTLY HAD A MOVIE FATHERS ARE ROLE MODELS.
AND THEY RECENTLY HAD A MOVIE
NIGHT, WHERE THE FATHERS CAME AND THEY RECENTLY HAD A MOVIE
NIGHT, WHERE THE FATHERS CAME
OUT AT EMANCIPATION GARDEN WITH NIGHT, WHERE THE FATHERS CAME
OUT AT EMANCIPATION GARDEN WITH
THEIR CHILDREN AND IT WAS A OUT AT EMANCIPATION GARDEN WITH
THEIR CHILDREN AND IT WAS A
SUCCESS. THEIR CHILDREN AND IT WAS A
SUCCESS.
AND WE HAVE AN UPCOMING ACTIVITY SUCCESS.
AND WE HAVE AN UPCOMING ACTIVITY
WITH LOCKHART SCHOOL. AND WE HAVE AN UPCOMING ACTIVITY
WITH LOCKHART SCHOOL.
SO, WE’RE HOPING TO GET F.A.R.M. WITH LOCKHART SCHOOL.
SO, WE’RE HOPING TO GET F.A.R.M.
INTO ALL OF OUR SCHOOLS. SO, WE’RE HOPING TO GET F.A.R.M.
INTO ALL OF OUR SCHOOLS.
AND THEN OF COURSE WE ARE INTO ALL OF OUR SCHOOLS.
AND THEN OF COURSE WE ARE
PLANNING FOR OUR PARENT AND THEN OF COURSE WE ARE
PLANNING FOR OUR PARENT
UNIVERSITY. PLANNING FOR OUR PARENT
UNIVERSITY.
THAT’S ABOUT TO BEGIN AS WELL. UNIVERSITY.
THAT’S ABOUT TO BEGIN AS WELL.
AND, PARENTS HAVE BEEN CALLING. THAT’S ABOUT TO BEGIN AS WELL.
AND, PARENTS HAVE BEEN CALLING.
PARENTS HAVE BEEN WANTING TO AND, PARENTS HAVE BEEN CALLING.
PARENTS HAVE BEEN WANTING TO
KNOW WHEN IS THE NEXT PARENTS HAVE BEEN WANTING TO
KNOW WHEN IS THE NEXT
CONFERENCE. KNOW WHEN IS THE NEXT
CONFERENCE.
SO, MAYBE WHEN I SEE THE CONFERENCE.
SO, MAYBE WHEN I SEE THE
DIRECTOR AGAIN — SO, MAYBE WHEN I SEE THE
DIRECTOR AGAIN —
[ LAUGHTER ] DIRECTOR AGAIN —
[ LAUGHTER ]
I WILL ASK HOW SOON CAN WE GET [ LAUGHTER ]
I WILL ASK HOW SOON CAN WE GET
THAT TOGETHER. I WILL ASK HOW SOON CAN WE GET
THAT TOGETHER.
BUT, PARENTS MUST BE ACTIVELY THAT TOGETHER.
BUT, PARENTS MUST BE ACTIVELY
INVOLVED IN THIS EDUCATIONAL BUT, PARENTS MUST BE ACTIVELY
INVOLVED IN THIS EDUCATIONAL
PROCESS. INVOLVED IN THIS EDUCATIONAL
PROCESS.
WE’RE A TEAM. PROCESS.
WE’RE A TEAM.
SCHOOLS CANNOT DO IT ALONE. WE’RE A TEAM.
SCHOOLS CANNOT DO IT ALONE.
AND WE ARE ENCOURAGING OUR SCHOOLS CANNOT DO IT ALONE.
AND WE ARE ENCOURAGING OUR
PARENTS IN BOTH DISTRICTS TO BE AND WE ARE ENCOURAGING OUR
PARENTS IN BOTH DISTRICTS TO BE
INVOLVED. PARENTS IN BOTH DISTRICTS TO BE
INVOLVED.
>>AND SO THEN I WANT TO GO BACK INVOLVED.
>>AND SO THEN I WANT TO GO BACK
TO THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT. >>AND SO THEN I WANT TO GO BACK
TO THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT.
I FEEL LIKE I’M PLAYING PING TO THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT.
I FEEL LIKE I’M PLAYING PING
PONG HERE. I FEEL LIKE I’M PLAYING PING
PONG HERE.
>>THAT’S OKAY. PONG HERE.
>>THAT’S OKAY.
THAT’S OKAY. >>THAT’S OKAY.
THAT’S OKAY.
>>ST. CROIX — MS. WILLIAMS, THAT’S OKAY.
>>ST. CROIX — MS. WILLIAMS,
TELL ME ABOUT FOOTBALL. >>ST. CROIX — MS. WILLIAMS,
TELL ME ABOUT FOOTBALL.
IT HAS COME BACK ONLINE AFTER TELL ME ABOUT FOOTBALL.
IT HAS COME BACK ONLINE AFTER
THIS HIATUS. IT HAS COME BACK ONLINE AFTER
THIS HIATUS.
WHAT’S GOING ON THERE? THIS HIATUS.
WHAT’S GOING ON THERE?
>>I’M A BIG FOOTBALL FAN. WHAT’S GOING ON THERE?
>>I’M A BIG FOOTBALL FAN.
I HAVE TO LET YOU KNOW THAT. >>I’M A BIG FOOTBALL FAN.
I HAVE TO LET YOU KNOW THAT.
>>I DID NOT KNOW THAT. I HAVE TO LET YOU KNOW THAT.
>>I DID NOT KNOW THAT.
I WAS VERY EXCITED WHEN THE >>I DID NOT KNOW THAT.
I WAS VERY EXCITED WHEN THE
OPPORTUNITY CAME ABOUT AGAIN FOR I WAS VERY EXCITED WHEN THE
OPPORTUNITY CAME ABOUT AGAIN FOR
ST. CROIX TO GET BACK INTO OPPORTUNITY CAME ABOUT AGAIN FOR
ST. CROIX TO GET BACK INTO
TACKLE FOOTBALL. ST. CROIX TO GET BACK INTO
TACKLE FOOTBALL.
WE DID A SCRIMMAGE GAME BETWEEN TACKLE FOOTBALL.
WE DID A SCRIMMAGE GAME BETWEEN
THE ST. CROIX EDUCATIONAL WE DID A SCRIMMAGE GAME BETWEEN
THE ST. CROIX EDUCATIONAL
COMPLEX AND CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL. THE ST. CROIX EDUCATIONAL
COMPLEX AND CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.
I THINK I LOST MY VOICE THAT COMPLEX AND CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.
I THINK I LOST MY VOICE THAT
GAME. I THINK I LOST MY VOICE THAT
GAME.
[ LAUGHSTER ] GAME.
[ LAUGHSTER ]
BECAUSE IT WAS SO EXCITING. [ LAUGHSTER ]
BECAUSE IT WAS SO EXCITING.
AND I THINK WHAT WAS SO GREAT BECAUSE IT WAS SO EXCITING.
AND I THINK WHAT WAS SO GREAT
ABOUT IT WAS THAT THE STUDENTS AND I THINK WHAT WAS SO GREAT
ABOUT IT WAS THAT THE STUDENTS
TOOK SUCH PRIDE IN THE UNIFORM ABOUT IT WAS THAT THE STUDENTS
TOOK SUCH PRIDE IN THE UNIFORM
THAT THEY HAD ON. TOOK SUCH PRIDE IN THE UNIFORM
THAT THEY HAD ON.
THE FACT THAT THEY WERE ABLE TO, THAT THEY HAD ON.
THE FACT THAT THEY WERE ABLE TO,
IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, LEARN THE FACT THAT THEY WERE ABLE TO,
IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, LEARN
BASIC FOOTBALL SKILLS AND WERE IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, LEARN
BASIC FOOTBALL SKILLS AND WERE
ABLE TO EXECUTE PLAYS RIGHT BASIC FOOTBALL SKILLS AND WERE
ABLE TO EXECUTE PLAYS RIGHT
THERE ON THE FIELD. ABLE TO EXECUTE PLAYS RIGHT
THERE ON THE FIELD.
FROM THE SCRIMMAGE GAME, WE HAD THERE ON THE FIELD.
FROM THE SCRIMMAGE GAME, WE HAD
OUR FIRST OFFICIAL FOOTBALL GAME FROM THE SCRIMMAGE GAME, WE HAD
OUR FIRST OFFICIAL FOOTBALL GAME
BETWEEN ST. CROIX EDUCATIONAL OUR FIRST OFFICIAL FOOTBALL GAME
BETWEEN ST. CROIX EDUCATIONAL
COMPLEX AND CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL BETWEEN ST. CROIX EDUCATIONAL
COMPLEX AND CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
AND IT WAS AWESOME. COMPLEX AND CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
AND IT WAS AWESOME.
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL HAS A LITTLE AND IT WAS AWESOME.
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL HAS A LITTLE
BIT MORE WORK TO DO. CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL HAS A LITTLE
BIT MORE WORK TO DO.
ST. CROIX EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX BIT MORE WORK TO DO.
ST. CROIX EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX
CAME OUT WITH A PURPOSE, BECAUSE ST. CROIX EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX
CAME OUT WITH A PURPOSE, BECAUSE
IT WAS THEIR FIELD. CAME OUT WITH A PURPOSE, BECAUSE
IT WAS THEIR FIELD.
THEY BROUGHT OUT THEIR MARCHING IT WAS THEIR FIELD.
THEY BROUGHT OUT THEIR MARCHING
BAND, THEIR DANCERS — THEY BROUGHT OUT THEIR MARCHING
BAND, THEIR DANCERS —
IT WAS A BIG TO-DO. BAND, THEIR DANCERS —
IT WAS A BIG TO-DO.
AND THE — I HAVE TO SAY THAT IT WAS A BIG TO-DO.
AND THE — I HAVE TO SAY THAT
THE SUPPORT FROM THE COMMUNITY AND THE — I HAVE TO SAY THAT
THE SUPPORT FROM THE COMMUNITY
WAS AWESOME. THE SUPPORT FROM THE COMMUNITY
WAS AWESOME.
WE HAD A PACKED STAND. WAS AWESOME.
WE HAD A PACKED STAND.
WE HAD PEOPLE OUT IN THE FIELD. WE HAD A PACKED STAND.
WE HAD PEOPLE OUT IN THE FIELD.
WE HAD PEOPLE BEHIND THE FENCE, WE HAD PEOPLE OUT IN THE FIELD.
WE HAD PEOPLE BEHIND THE FENCE,
IN THE PARKING LOT. WE HAD PEOPLE BEHIND THE FENCE,
IN THE PARKING LOT.
THE TURNOUT WAS EXTREMELY WELL. IN THE PARKING LOT.
THE TURNOUT WAS EXTREMELY WELL.
AND I KNOW THE COACHES AND THE THE TURNOUT WAS EXTREMELY WELL.
AND I KNOW THE COACHES AND THE
STUDENTS WERE EXTREMELY PLEASED AND I KNOW THE COACHES AND THE
STUDENTS WERE EXTREMELY PLEASED
WITH THAT. STUDENTS WERE EXTREMELY PLEASED
WITH THAT.
>>OKAY. WITH THAT.
>>OKAY.
WELL, GO FOOTBALL! >>OKAY.
WELL, GO FOOTBALL!
>>YES [ LAUGHTER ] WELL, GO FOOTBALL!
>>YES [ LAUGHTER ]
>>AND THEN CARNIVAL TIME IS >>YES [ LAUGHTER ]
>>AND THEN CARNIVAL TIME IS
COMING UP. >>AND THEN CARNIVAL TIME IS
COMING UP.
>>IT’S CARNIVAL BABY. COMING UP.
>>IT’S CARNIVAL BABY.
>>IT’S CARNIVAL BABY IN >>IT’S CARNIVAL BABY.
>>IT’S CARNIVAL BABY IN
ST. THOMAS! >>IT’S CARNIVAL BABY IN
ST. THOMAS!
>>IT IS. ST. THOMAS!
>>IT IS.
>>AND SO THEN, WHAT MESSAGE >>IT IS.
>>AND SO THEN, WHAT MESSAGE
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE TO THE >>AND SO THEN, WHAT MESSAGE
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE TO THE
COMMUNITY AND TO OUR STUDENTS WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE TO THE
COMMUNITY AND TO OUR STUDENTS
ABOUT THE SCHOOLS THAT ARE BEING COMMUNITY AND TO OUR STUDENTS
ABOUT THE SCHOOLS THAT ARE BEING
FEATURED IN THIS FESTIVAL EVENT? ABOUT THE SCHOOLS THAT ARE BEING
FEATURED IN THIS FESTIVAL EVENT?
>>WELL, FOR THE PAST FOUR FEATURED IN THIS FESTIVAL EVENT?
>>WELL, FOR THE PAST FOUR
WEEKS, WE’VE HAD A SERIES OF >>WELL, FOR THE PAST FOUR
WEEKS, WE’VE HAD A SERIES OF
QUEEN SHOWS IN OUR SCHOOLS. WEEKS, WE’VE HAD A SERIES OF
QUEEN SHOWS IN OUR SCHOOLS.
I WAS ABLE TO BE AT ALL EXCEPT QUEEN SHOWS IN OUR SCHOOLS.
I WAS ABLE TO BE AT ALL EXCEPT
CHARLOTTE AMALIE HIGH SCHOOL, I WAS ABLE TO BE AT ALL EXCEPT
CHARLOTTE AMALIE HIGH SCHOOL,
BECAUSE I WAS OFF ISLAND. CHARLOTTE AMALIE HIGH SCHOOL,
BECAUSE I WAS OFF ISLAND.
BUT, THE SHOWS WERE JUST BECAUSE I WAS OFF ISLAND.
BUT, THE SHOWS WERE JUST
DYNAMIC. BUT, THE SHOWS WERE JUST
DYNAMIC.
I ENJOY WATCHING OUR YOUNG DYNAMIC.
I ENJOY WATCHING OUR YOUNG
LADIES SHOWCASE THEIR TALENTS. I ENJOY WATCHING OUR YOUNG
LADIES SHOWCASE THEIR TALENTS.
I MEAN THEY HAVE GREAT TALENTS LADIES SHOWCASE THEIR TALENTS.
I MEAN THEY HAVE GREAT TALENTS
IN THOSE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS AND I MEAN THEY HAVE GREAT TALENTS
IN THOSE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS AND
OF COURSE THE SENIOR HIGH IN THOSE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS AND
OF COURSE THE SENIOR HIGH
SCHOOLS. OF COURSE THE SENIOR HIGH
SCHOOLS.
SO, WE’RE OFF TO A GREAT START SCHOOLS.
SO, WE’RE OFF TO A GREAT START
AS WE PREPARE FOR CARNIVAL. SO, WE’RE OFF TO A GREAT START
AS WE PREPARE FOR CARNIVAL.
WE DO PLAN, ACTUALLY, WE HAD A AS WE PREPARE FOR CARNIVAL.
WE DO PLAN, ACTUALLY, WE HAD A
DISCUSSION TODAY ABOUT HOW DO WE WE DO PLAN, ACTUALLY, WE HAD A
DISCUSSION TODAY ABOUT HOW DO WE
GET OUR SCHOOLS MORE INVOLVED IN DISCUSSION TODAY ABOUT HOW DO WE
GET OUR SCHOOLS MORE INVOLVED IN
CARNIVAL, BECAUSE THAT’S ONE OF GET OUR SCHOOLS MORE INVOLVED IN
CARNIVAL, BECAUSE THAT’S ONE OF
OUR GOALS. CARNIVAL, BECAUSE THAT’S ONE OF
OUR GOALS.
AND, I WAS SPEAKING TO THE OUR GOALS.
AND, I WAS SPEAKING TO THE
COMMISSIONER AND I SAID, YOU AND, I WAS SPEAKING TO THE
COMMISSIONER AND I SAID, YOU
KNOW, A LOT OF OUR SCHOOLS, YOU COMMISSIONER AND I SAID, YOU
KNOW, A LOT OF OUR SCHOOLS, YOU
KNOW, PARTICIPATE IN THE PARADE, KNOW, A LOT OF OUR SCHOOLS, YOU
KNOW, PARTICIPATE IN THE PARADE,
BUT AS AN ENTRY WHERE IT’S A KNOW, PARTICIPATE IN THE PARADE,
BUT AS AN ENTRY WHERE IT’S A
STEEL PAN OR IT’S A MARCHING BUT AS AN ENTRY WHERE IT’S A
STEEL PAN OR IT’S A MARCHING
BAND, NOT MANY TROUPES WITH STEEL PAN OR IT’S A MARCHING
BAND, NOT MANY TROUPES WITH
BOOTS ON THE GROUND. BAND, NOT MANY TROUPES WITH
BOOTS ON THE GROUND.
SO, THAT’S ONE OF THE THINGS BOOTS ON THE GROUND.
SO, THAT’S ONE OF THE THINGS
THAT WE WANT TO SEE FOR NEXT SO, THAT’S ONE OF THE THINGS
THAT WE WANT TO SEE FOR NEXT
YEAR. THAT WE WANT TO SEE FOR NEXT
YEAR.
HOWEVER, I WANT TO SAY TO YEAR.
HOWEVER, I WANT TO SAY TO
PARENTS, YOU KNOW, WE WANT TO HOWEVER, I WANT TO SAY TO
PARENTS, YOU KNOW, WE WANT TO
ENCOURAGE OUR CHILDREN TO PARENTS, YOU KNOW, WE WANT TO
ENCOURAGE OUR CHILDREN TO
PARTICIPATE IN THIS CULTURAL ENCOURAGE OUR CHILDREN TO
PARTICIPATE IN THIS CULTURAL
ACTIVITY, BUT WE NEED TO BE PARTICIPATE IN THIS CULTURAL
ACTIVITY, BUT WE NEED TO BE
THERE TO SUPPORT THEM AS WELL. ACTIVITY, BUT WE NEED TO BE
THERE TO SUPPORT THEM AS WELL.
I DON’T KNOW IF YOU’VE BEEN TO THERE TO SUPPORT THEM AS WELL.
I DON’T KNOW IF YOU’VE BEEN TO
THE CHILDREN’S PARADE. I DON’T KNOW IF YOU’VE BEEN TO
THE CHILDREN’S PARADE.
THE TURNOUT AT THE CHILDREN’S THE CHILDREN’S PARADE.
THE TURNOUT AT THE CHILDREN’S
PARADE IS NOT GOOD. THE TURNOUT AT THE CHILDREN’S
PARADE IS NOT GOOD.
SO, I’M PLEADING WITH THE PARADE IS NOT GOOD.
SO, I’M PLEADING WITH THE
COMMUNITY, LET’S GO OUT THERE. SO, I’M PLEADING WITH THE
COMMUNITY, LET’S GO OUT THERE.
LET’S SUPPORT OUR CHILDREN. COMMUNITY, LET’S GO OUT THERE.
LET’S SUPPORT OUR CHILDREN.
LET’S GIVE THEM A CHEER. LET’S SUPPORT OUR CHILDREN.
LET’S GIVE THEM A CHEER.
LET’S BE A PART OF OUR CULTURE, LET’S GIVE THEM A CHEER.
LET’S BE A PART OF OUR CULTURE,
BECAUSE THAT ENCOURAGES MORE LET’S BE A PART OF OUR CULTURE,
BECAUSE THAT ENCOURAGES MORE
CHILDREN TO BE INVOLVED. BECAUSE THAT ENCOURAGES MORE
CHILDREN TO BE INVOLVED.
ANOTHER THING THAT WE TALKED CHILDREN TO BE INVOLVED.
ANOTHER THING THAT WE TALKED
ABOUT WAS ST. CROIX COMING ANOTHER THING THAT WE TALKED
ABOUT WAS ST. CROIX COMING
OVER — ABOUT WAS ST. CROIX COMING
OVER —
PARTICIPATING IN OUR CARNIVAL, OVER —
PARTICIPATING IN OUR CARNIVAL,
AND WE GOING OVER TO PARTICIPATE PARTICIPATING IN OUR CARNIVAL,
AND WE GOING OVER TO PARTICIPATE
IN THEIR CARNIVAL. AND WE GOING OVER TO PARTICIPATE
IN THEIR CARNIVAL.
SO, THOSE ARE THINGS THAT WILL IN THEIR CARNIVAL.
SO, THOSE ARE THINGS THAT WILL
BE COMING SOONER THAN LATER. SO, THOSE ARE THINGS THAT WILL
BE COMING SOONER THAN LATER.
>>YOU KEEP LEADING INTO THE BE COMING SOONER THAN LATER.
>>YOU KEEP LEADING INTO THE
NEXT QUESTION. >>YOU KEEP LEADING INTO THE
NEXT QUESTION.
THIS IS ACTUALLY PRETTY EASY. NEXT QUESTION.
THIS IS ACTUALLY PRETTY EASY.
I WAS JUST ABOUT TO ASK THIS IS ACTUALLY PRETTY EASY.
I WAS JUST ABOUT TO ASK
MS. WILLIAMS WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO I WAS JUST ABOUT TO ASK
MS. WILLIAMS WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO
SHARE TO OUR YOUNG PEOPLE THAT MS. WILLIAMS WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO
SHARE TO OUR YOUNG PEOPLE THAT
ARE COMING OVER TO THE SHARE TO OUR YOUNG PEOPLE THAT
ARE COMING OVER TO THE
ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL? ARE COMING OVER TO THE
ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL?
>>WELL, TAKE IT AS AN ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL?
>>WELL, TAKE IT AS AN
OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT >>WELL, TAKE IT AS AN
OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT
OUR SISTER ISLAND, TO GET OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT
OUR SISTER ISLAND, TO GET
INVOLVED IN THE ACTIVITIES THAT OUR SISTER ISLAND, TO GET
INVOLVED IN THE ACTIVITIES THAT
ARE HAPPENING THROUGHOUT THE INVOLVED IN THE ACTIVITIES THAT
ARE HAPPENING THROUGHOUT THE
CARNIVAL CELEBRATION — ARE HAPPENING THROUGHOUT THE
CARNIVAL CELEBRATION —
GOING TO THE VILLAGE, TAKING CARNIVAL CELEBRATION —
GOING TO THE VILLAGE, TAKING
PART IN THE EVENTS THAT LEAD UP GOING TO THE VILLAGE, TAKING
PART IN THE EVENTS THAT LEAD UP
TO THE PARADE, IF YOU CAN — PART IN THE EVENTS THAT LEAD UP
TO THE PARADE, IF YOU CAN —
BUT, ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT THIS TO THE PARADE, IF YOU CAN —
BUT, ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT THIS
IS A CULTURAL EVENT. BUT, ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT THIS
IS A CULTURAL EVENT.
AND THAT SHOULD BE YOUR GOAL, TO IS A CULTURAL EVENT.
AND THAT SHOULD BE YOUR GOAL, TO
SEE THE CULTURE EXPLODE IN FRONT AND THAT SHOULD BE YOUR GOAL, TO
SEE THE CULTURE EXPLODE IN FRONT
OF YOUR FACE DURING THE CARNIVAL SEE THE CULTURE EXPLODE IN FRONT
OF YOUR FACE DURING THE CARNIVAL
EVENT. OF YOUR FACE DURING THE CARNIVAL
EVENT.
AND HAVE FUN WHEN YOU’RE EVENT.
AND HAVE FUN WHEN YOU’RE
PARTICIPATING. AND HAVE FUN WHEN YOU’RE
PARTICIPATING.
HAVE A GOOD TIME. PARTICIPATING.
HAVE A GOOD TIME.
IT’S AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO HAVE A GOOD TIME.
IT’S AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO
NETWORK WITH OTHER STUDENTS YOUR IT’S AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO
NETWORK WITH OTHER STUDENTS YOUR
AGE. NETWORK WITH OTHER STUDENTS YOUR
AGE.
TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS. AGE.
TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS.
BECAUSE AT SOME POINT, YOU ARE TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS.
BECAUSE AT SOME POINT, YOU ARE
GOING TO GET TOGETHER. BECAUSE AT SOME POINT, YOU ARE
GOING TO GET TOGETHER.
A GREAT OPPORTUNITY WAS BAND GOING TO GET TOGETHER.
A GREAT OPPORTUNITY WAS BAND
DAY, WHEN ALL THE STUDENTS GET A GREAT OPPORTUNITY WAS BAND
DAY, WHEN ALL THE STUDENTS GET
TOGETHER. DAY, WHEN ALL THE STUDENTS GET
TOGETHER.
AND I KNOW WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TOGETHER.
AND I KNOW WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD
TO SEEING, IN BOTH DISTRICTS, A AND I KNOW WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD
TO SEEING, IN BOTH DISTRICTS, A
DISTRICT BAND, A COLLABORATION TO SEEING, IN BOTH DISTRICTS, A
DISTRICT BAND, A COLLABORATION
BETWEEN ALL THE SCHOOLS. DISTRICT BAND, A COLLABORATION
BETWEEN ALL THE SCHOOLS.
>>I LIKE THE SOUND OF THAT. BETWEEN ALL THE SCHOOLS.
>>I LIKE THE SOUND OF THAT.
>>WE SORT OF HAVE A LITTLE BIT >>I LIKE THE SOUND OF THAT.
>>WE SORT OF HAVE A LITTLE BIT
OF THAT WITH DION PARSONS AND >>WE SORT OF HAVE A LITTLE BIT
OF THAT WITH DION PARSONS AND
THE JAZZ BAND, BECAUSE WE HAVE OF THAT WITH DION PARSONS AND
THE JAZZ BAND, BECAUSE WE HAVE
STUDENTS THAT COME OVER FROM THE JAZZ BAND, BECAUSE WE HAVE
STUDENTS THAT COME OVER FROM
ST. CROIX. STUDENTS THAT COME OVER FROM
ST. CROIX.
I’VE MET SOME OF YOUR STUDENTS. ST. CROIX.
I’VE MET SOME OF YOUR STUDENTS.
VERY NICE YOUNG MEN. I’VE MET SOME OF YOUR STUDENTS.
VERY NICE YOUNG MEN.
AND, WE HOPE TO SEE THAT GROW VERY NICE YOUNG MEN.
AND, WE HOPE TO SEE THAT GROW
AND EXPAND. AND, WE HOPE TO SEE THAT GROW
AND EXPAND.
>>SO, PARTY DONE. LET’S STOP AND EXPAND.
>>SO, PARTY DONE. LET’S STOP
TALKING ABOUT PARTY, BECAUSE >>SO, PARTY DONE. LET’S STOP
TALKING ABOUT PARTY, BECAUSE
YOU’RE GETTING ME IN THE MOOD TALKING ABOUT PARTY, BECAUSE
YOU’RE GETTING ME IN THE MOOD
FOR CARNIVAL ALREADY. YOU’RE GETTING ME IN THE MOOD
FOR CARNIVAL ALREADY.
I WANT TO KNOW BOTH DISTRICTS FOR CARNIVAL ALREADY.
I WANT TO KNOW BOTH DISTRICTS
HAVE ACTUALLY FACED SOME I WANT TO KNOW BOTH DISTRICTS
HAVE ACTUALLY FACED SOME
CHALLENGES THIS YEAR, ESPECIALLY HAVE ACTUALLY FACED SOME
CHALLENGES THIS YEAR, ESPECIALLY
WITH SCHOOL LUNCH AND SCHOOL CHALLENGES THIS YEAR, ESPECIALLY
WITH SCHOOL LUNCH AND SCHOOL
LUNCH FINANCING. WITH SCHOOL LUNCH AND SCHOOL
LUNCH FINANCING.
WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE THE FIRST LUNCH FINANCING.
WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE THE FIRST
TO TALK ABOUT THAT DEVELOPMENT? WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE THE FIRST
TO TALK ABOUT THAT DEVELOPMENT?
>>SCHOOL LUNCH IS, LIKE THE TO TALK ABOUT THAT DEVELOPMENT?
>>SCHOOL LUNCH IS, LIKE THE
COMMISSIONER PHRASED IT, WE’RE >>SCHOOL LUNCH IS, LIKE THE
COMMISSIONER PHRASED IT, WE’RE
TAKING CARE OF RESTAURANTS IN COMMISSIONER PHRASED IT, WE’RE
TAKING CARE OF RESTAURANTS IN
EACH DISTRICT AND RUNNING A TAKING CARE OF RESTAURANTS IN
EACH DISTRICT AND RUNNING A
RESTAURANT IS NOT AN EASY TASK, EACH DISTRICT AND RUNNING A
RESTAURANT IS NOT AN EASY TASK,
BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO PREPARE RESTAURANT IS NOT AN EASY TASK,
BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO PREPARE
MEALS. BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO PREPARE
MEALS.
YOU HAVE TO PREPARE IT TO THE MEALS.
YOU HAVE TO PREPARE IT TO THE
LIKING OF YOUR CUSTOMERS AND YOU YOU HAVE TO PREPARE IT TO THE
LIKING OF YOUR CUSTOMERS AND YOU
HAVE TO ENSURE THAT THE DINING LIKING OF YOUR CUSTOMERS AND YOU
HAVE TO ENSURE THAT THE DINING
EXPERIENCE IS ONE THAT WILL MAKE HAVE TO ENSURE THAT THE DINING
EXPERIENCE IS ONE THAT WILL MAKE
THEM COME BACK. EXPERIENCE IS ONE THAT WILL MAKE
THEM COME BACK.
SO, WE’RE WORKING ON SCHOOL THEM COME BACK.
SO, WE’RE WORKING ON SCHOOL
LUNCH. SO, WE’RE WORKING ON SCHOOL
LUNCH.
WE KNOW THAT THERE’S A LOT THAT LUNCH.
WE KNOW THAT THERE’S A LOT THAT
WE NEED TO DO AND WE’RE MAKING WE KNOW THAT THERE’S A LOT THAT
WE NEED TO DO AND WE’RE MAKING
THE CHANGES WITHIN OUR WE NEED TO DO AND WE’RE MAKING
THE CHANGES WITHIN OUR
DEPARTMENT STRUCTURE TO THE CHANGES WITHIN OUR
DEPARTMENT STRUCTURE TO
ACCOMMODATE THAT. DEPARTMENT STRUCTURE TO
ACCOMMODATE THAT.
WE’RE BRINGING IN MORE PEOPLE ACCOMMODATE THAT.
WE’RE BRINGING IN MORE PEOPLE
AND WE’RE GETTING INVOLVED IN WE’RE BRINGING IN MORE PEOPLE
AND WE’RE GETTING INVOLVED IN
INITIATIVES LIKE “FARM TO AND WE’RE GETTING INVOLVED IN
INITIATIVES LIKE “FARM TO
SCHOOL” AND — INITIATIVES LIKE “FARM TO
SCHOOL” AND —
>>I LOVE THAT IDEA. SCHOOL” AND —
>>I LOVE THAT IDEA.
>>”FRESH FRUITS AND >>I LOVE THAT IDEA.
>>”FRESH FRUITS AND
VEGETABLES.” >>”FRESH FRUITS AND
VEGETABLES.”
AND, I KNOW OUR CHILDREN WILL VEGETABLES.”
AND, I KNOW OUR CHILDREN WILL
BECOME EXCITED ABOUT THAT. AND, I KNOW OUR CHILDREN WILL
BECOME EXCITED ABOUT THAT.
IN THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT, WE BECOME EXCITED ABOUT THAT.
IN THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT, WE
HAVE GARDENS THAT HAVE POPPED UP IN THE ST. CROIX DISTRICT, WE
HAVE GARDENS THAT HAVE POPPED UP
AT SOME OF OUR SCHOOLS. HAVE GARDENS THAT HAVE POPPED UP
AT SOME OF OUR SCHOOLS.
IN PARTICULAR, CENTRAL HIGH AT SOME OF OUR SCHOOLS.
IN PARTICULAR, CENTRAL HIGH
SCHOOL. IN PARTICULAR, CENTRAL HIGH
SCHOOL.
SO, WE’RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT SCHOOL.
SO, WE’RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT
WHERE WE CAN GO WITH SCHOOL SO, WE’RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT
WHERE WE CAN GO WITH SCHOOL
LUNCH. WHERE WE CAN GO WITH SCHOOL
LUNCH.
AND, I THINK, WHAT’S KEY TO THIS LUNCH.
AND, I THINK, WHAT’S KEY TO THIS
WHOLE SITUATION OF GETTING MORE AND, I THINK, WHAT’S KEY TO THIS
WHOLE SITUATION OF GETTING MORE
STUDENTS INTO OUR CAFETERIAS AND WHOLE SITUATION OF GETTING MORE
STUDENTS INTO OUR CAFETERIAS AND
EATING MORE ON A HEALTHY TIP IS STUDENTS INTO OUR CAFETERIAS AND
EATING MORE ON A HEALTHY TIP IS
WHAT WE SERVE AND HOW WE SERVE EATING MORE ON A HEALTHY TIP IS
WHAT WE SERVE AND HOW WE SERVE
IT AND — WHAT WE SERVE AND HOW WE SERVE
IT AND —
>>AND STILL IN LINE WITH THE IT AND —
>>AND STILL IN LINE WITH THE
FEDERAL REQUIREMENT AT THE EXACT>>AND STILL IN LINE WITH THE
FEDERAL REQUIREMENT AT THE EXACT
SAME TIME. FEDERAL REQUIREMENT AT THE EXACT
SAME TIME.
>>YES, YES. SAME TIME.
>>YES, YES.
OF COURSE. >>YES, YES.
OF COURSE.
AND THAT’S THE BOTTOM LINE TO DO OF COURSE.
AND THAT’S THE BOTTOM LINE TO DO
IT BASED ON THE GUIDELINES, AND THAT’S THE BOTTOM LINE TO DO
IT BASED ON THE GUIDELINES,
BECAUSE THAT’S WHERE WE GET OUR IT BASED ON THE GUIDELINES,
BECAUSE THAT’S WHERE WE GET OUR
FEDERAL FUNDS, BASED ON THE BECAUSE THAT’S WHERE WE GET OUR
FEDERAL FUNDS, BASED ON THE
GUIDELINES. FEDERAL FUNDS, BASED ON THE
GUIDELINES.
BUT, TO INCORPORATE OUR LOCAL GUIDELINES.
BUT, TO INCORPORATE OUR LOCAL
DISHES IN OUR MENUS SO THAT OUR BUT, TO INCORPORATE OUR LOCAL
DISHES IN OUR MENUS SO THAT OUR
STUDENTS CAN ALWAYS MAKE THAT DISHES IN OUR MENUS SO THAT OUR
STUDENTS CAN ALWAYS MAKE THAT
CONNECTION, CULTURALLY, TO STUDENTS CAN ALWAYS MAKE THAT
CONNECTION, CULTURALLY, TO
WHAT’S BEING SERVED IN SCHOOL. CONNECTION, CULTURALLY, TO
WHAT’S BEING SERVED IN SCHOOL.
>>RIGHT. WHAT’S BEING SERVED IN SCHOOL.
>>RIGHT.
I LOVE THAT JUST TODAY WE TALKED>>RIGHT.
I LOVE THAT JUST TODAY WE TALKED
ABOUT, MAYBE IN THE NOT TOO I LOVE THAT JUST TODAY WE TALKED
ABOUT, MAYBE IN THE NOT TOO
DISTANT FUTURE, EVERY SCHOOL IN ABOUT, MAYBE IN THE NOT TOO
DISTANT FUTURE, EVERY SCHOOL IN
THE TERRITORY HAVING ITS OWN DISTANT FUTURE, EVERY SCHOOL IN
THE TERRITORY HAVING ITS OWN
GARDENS. THE TERRITORY HAVING ITS OWN
GARDENS.
AT THE VERY LEAST, TO HAVE HERBS GARDENS.
AT THE VERY LEAST, TO HAVE HERBS
IN THOSE GARDENS AND PERHAPS AT THE VERY LEAST, TO HAVE HERBS
IN THOSE GARDENS AND PERHAPS
MUCH MORE THAN THAT. IN THOSE GARDENS AND PERHAPS
MUCH MORE THAN THAT.
SO, IT’S SOMETHING THAT IS IN MUCH MORE THAN THAT.
SO, IT’S SOMETHING THAT IS IN
SERIOUS DISCUSSION RIGHT NOW, IN SO, IT’S SOMETHING THAT IS IN
SERIOUS DISCUSSION RIGHT NOW, IN
TERMS OF THE PLANNING, THE SERIOUS DISCUSSION RIGHT NOW, IN
TERMS OF THE PLANNING, THE
LOGISTICS OF IT. TERMS OF THE PLANNING, THE
LOGISTICS OF IT.
AND, IT’S QUITE POSSIBLE THAT LOGISTICS OF IT.
AND, IT’S QUITE POSSIBLE THAT
EVERY SINGLE SCHOOL COULD END UP AND, IT’S QUITE POSSIBLE THAT
EVERY SINGLE SCHOOL COULD END UP
WITH ITS OWN CONTAINER GARDEN OR EVERY SINGLE SCHOOL COULD END UP
WITH ITS OWN CONTAINER GARDEN OR
WHAT HAVE YOU. WITH ITS OWN CONTAINER GARDEN OR
WHAT HAVE YOU.
>>ONE OF THE THINGS I ALSO WANT WHAT HAVE YOU.
>>ONE OF THE THINGS I ALSO WANT
TO MENTION, JERAE, IS WE’RE >>ONE OF THE THINGS I ALSO WANT
TO MENTION, JERAE, IS WE’RE
WORKING MORE COLLABORATIVELY. TO MENTION, JERAE, IS WE’RE
WORKING MORE COLLABORATIVELY.
SCHOOL LUNCH IS PHENOMENAL AND WORKING MORE COLLABORATIVELY.
SCHOOL LUNCH IS PHENOMENAL AND
WE’VE HAD SCHOOL LUNCH 101, 102, SCHOOL LUNCH IS PHENOMENAL AND
WE’VE HAD SCHOOL LUNCH 101, 102,
201, AND 202. WE’VE HAD SCHOOL LUNCH 101, 102,
201, AND 202.
THE DYNAMICS OF THE OPERATION OF 201, AND 202.
THE DYNAMICS OF THE OPERATION OF
THE SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM IS THE DYNAMICS OF THE OPERATION OF
THE SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM IS
COMPLEX. THE SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM IS
COMPLEX.
THERE ARE SEVERAL THINGS THAT COMPLEX.
THERE ARE SEVERAL THINGS THAT
COME INTO PLAY TO MAKE IT WORK THERE ARE SEVERAL THINGS THAT
COME INTO PLAY TO MAKE IT WORK
AND GIVE US THE OPPORTUNITY TO COME INTO PLAY TO MAKE IT WORK
AND GIVE US THE OPPORTUNITY TO
PROVIDE THE KIND OF MEALS WE AND GIVE US THE OPPORTUNITY TO
PROVIDE THE KIND OF MEALS WE
WANT TO PROVIDE TO OUR STUDENTS. PROVIDE THE KIND OF MEALS WE
WANT TO PROVIDE TO OUR STUDENTS.
AND ONE OF THE THINGS WE HAVE WANT TO PROVIDE TO OUR STUDENTS.
AND ONE OF THE THINGS WE HAVE
FORMED IS A CORRECTIVE ACTION AND ONE OF THE THINGS WE HAVE
FORMED IS A CORRECTIVE ACTION
PLAN AND IN THAT PLAN WE, BOTH FORMED IS A CORRECTIVE ACTION
PLAN AND IN THAT PLAN WE, BOTH
DISTRICTS, WILL BE WORKING PLAN AND IN THAT PLAN WE, BOTH
DISTRICTS, WILL BE WORKING
TOGETHER TO DO THE ORDERING, THE DISTRICTS, WILL BE WORKING
TOGETHER TO DO THE ORDERING, THE
MENU PLANNING. TOGETHER TO DO THE ORDERING, THE
MENU PLANNING.
AND LIKE MS. WILLIAMS SAID, MENU PLANNING.
AND LIKE MS. WILLIAMS SAID,
PUTTING CULTURALLY RELEVANT AND LIKE MS. WILLIAMS SAID,
PUTTING CULTURALLY RELEVANT
MEALS INTO OUR MENUS, SO THAT PUTTING CULTURALLY RELEVANT
MEALS INTO OUR MENUS, SO THAT
OUR STUDENTS WANT TO EAT. MEALS INTO OUR MENUS, SO THAT
OUR STUDENTS WANT TO EAT.
AND AGAIN, OUR PARENTS IS A BIG OUR STUDENTS WANT TO EAT.
AND AGAIN, OUR PARENTS IS A BIG
FACTOR, YOU KNOW. AND AGAIN, OUR PARENTS IS A BIG
FACTOR, YOU KNOW.
SO, WE’RE WORKING ON TRAINING FACTOR, YOU KNOW.
SO, WE’RE WORKING ON TRAINING
FOR ALL OUR KITCHEN PERSONNEL. SO, WE’RE WORKING ON TRAINING
FOR ALL OUR KITCHEN PERSONNEL.
AND WE’RE GOING TO GET IT FOR ALL OUR KITCHEN PERSONNEL.
AND WE’RE GOING TO GET IT
TOGETHER. AND WE’RE GOING TO GET IT
TOGETHER.
WE’RE TAKING BABY STEPS, BUT TOGETHER.
WE’RE TAKING BABY STEPS, BUT
WE’RE GOING TO GET THERE AND WE’RE TAKING BABY STEPS, BUT
WE’RE GOING TO GET THERE AND
WE’RE GOING TO SEE THAT OUR WE’RE GOING TO GET THERE AND
WE’RE GOING TO SEE THAT OUR
CHILDREN WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN WE’RE GOING TO SEE THAT OUR
CHILDREN WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN
OUR SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM AGAIN. CHILDREN WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN
OUR SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM AGAIN.
>>RIGHT. OUR SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM AGAIN.
>>RIGHT.
WHAT’S THE PHRASE? >>RIGHT.
WHAT’S THE PHRASE?
WE EAT WITH OUR EYES FIRST. WHAT’S THE PHRASE?
WE EAT WITH OUR EYES FIRST.
>>YES. WE EAT WITH OUR EYES FIRST.
>>YES.
>>WELL, IT SEEMS LIKE WE’VE >>YES.
>>WELL, IT SEEMS LIKE WE’VE
TALKED A WHOLE BUNCH. >>WELL, IT SEEMS LIKE WE’VE
TALKED A WHOLE BUNCH.
WE WENT FROM DATA TO CARNIVAL TO TALKED A WHOLE BUNCH.
WE WENT FROM DATA TO CARNIVAL TO
FOOD, BUT IT LOOKS LIKE OUR HALL WE WENT FROM DATA TO CARNIVAL TO
FOOD, BUT IT LOOKS LIKE OUR HALL
PASS HAS EXPIRED AND THAT’S ALL FOOD, BUT IT LOOKS LIKE OUR HALL
PASS HAS EXPIRED AND THAT’S ALL
THE TIME WE HAVE FOR TODAY. PASS HAS EXPIRED AND THAT’S ALL
THE TIME WE HAVE FOR TODAY.
>>WHAT? THE TIME WE HAVE FOR TODAY.
>>WHAT?
ALREADY? >>WHAT?
ALREADY?
WE HAD SO MUCH MORE. ALREADY?
WE HAD SO MUCH MORE.
>>YES. WE HAD SO MUCH MORE.
>>YES.
I WANT TO THANK ALL OUR LOVELY >>YES.
I WANT TO THANK ALL OUR LOVELY
GUESTS FOR COMING TO JOIN US AND I WANT TO THANK ALL OUR LOVELY
GUESTS FOR COMING TO JOIN US AND
WE’LL SEE YOU NEXT TIME. GUESTS FOR COMING TO JOIN US AND
WE’LL SEE YOU NEXT TIME.
I’M JERAE FORDE FOR HALL PASS. WE’LL SEE YOU NEXT TIME.
I’M JERAE FORDE FOR HALL PASS.
>>THANK YOU.

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