2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year

2021-2022 ESSER III/SIIP At-a-Glance

  • 2021-- 2022

  • Belle View Elementary School

  • Region 3

  • Thomas Kuntz, 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 students will receive regular, intentional instruction in the areas of phonological awareness (PA) and/or phonics (Tier 1).

Strategy 2

Implement whole group and small group Tier 1 instruction to reteach essential standards.

Strategy 3

Small group (Tier 2 or 3) instruction with BrainSpring Phonics First

Strategy 4

We will utilize the MTSS framework to make informed decisions and provide high quality instruction to each student, by name and need.

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

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

Strategy 1

Leverage Tier 1 core reteaching resources and ST Math for small group instruction in the core.

Strategy 2

Small group instruction to supplement the core using AVMR and Building Fact Fluency Kits.

Strategy 3

Small group instruction to supplement the core using Do the Math.

Strategy 4

Provide extended ELD support and explicit language instruction in the domains of listening, speaking, reading and writing using math content during intervention or flexible instructional time.

 

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

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

Strategy 1

Strengthen the use of Tier 1 evidence based strategies to include Morning Meeting and Positivity Project.

Strategy 2

Provide targeted student support, to include mentoring and zones of regulation, for identified students as needed.

Strategy 3

Implement a family engagement night at Belle View.

 

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: All students in general education classrooms (K-6) will receive instructional experiences utilizing AAP curriculum at least four times during the 2021-2022 school year.

Strategy 1

CLT’s will create meaningful and rigorous learning experiences for students by unpacking, planning and teaching utilizing the AAP curriculum. 

Strategy 2

Students will have regular access to rigorous learning experiences across subject areas.

 

OTHER End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal: Students will increase their stage score on the Developmental Spelling Assessment (DSA) by at least 4 points, or will master their current stage, between the BOY and EOY DSA Administration.

Strategy 1

All students will receive regular, intentional instruction in the areas of phonological awareness (PA) and/or phonics (Tier 1).

Strategy 2

Teachers will engage in professional learning around phonological awareness and/or phonics instruction.

Strategy 3

We will utilize the MTSS framework to make informed decisions and provide high quality instruction to each student, by name and by need.

 

For additional information regarding our School Improvement Plan, please contact our school Principal, Mr. Kuntz

Complete ESSER School Funding Plans