2021-22 ESSER III/School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

Complete ESSER School Funding Plans

2021-22 ESSER III/School Innovation & Improvement Plan at a Glance

  • 2021-22

  • Crestwood Elementary School

  • Region 3

  • Marguerite Saitta, 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 teachers will implement a workshop model to include consistent small group instruction and utilize real time student data to plan for differentiated, scaffolded instruction, and extended learning opportunities that meet student needs daily.

Strategy 2

Small group implementation Tier 2 & 3 at all grade levels focused on reteaching of standards/skills and focused interventions based on data and student needs.

Strategy 3

Implement small group Tier 2 & 3 before/after school intervention programs using researched based programs to support in closing achievement gaps in reading.

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

Outcome

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

Strategy 1

All teachers will implement a workshop model to include consistent small group instruction and utilize real time student data to plan for differentiated, scaffolded instruction, and extended learning opportunities that meet student needs daily.

Strategy 2

Small group implementation Tier 2 & 3 at all grade levels focused on reteaching of standards/skills and focused interventions based on data and student needs.

Strategy 3

Implement small group Tier 2 & 3 before/after school intervention program using researched based programs to support in closing achievement gaps in mathematics.

 

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

Outcome

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

Strategy 1

The MTSS team will meet biweekly to identify students’ needs to ensure students feel safe, included and supported in the school environment and provide interventions as appropriate.

Strategy 2

Crestwood Elementary School will implement Tier 2 SEL interventions for students displaying elevated needs based on teacher referrals for increased support.

 

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 be provided the opportunity to engage in a minimum of 4 Access to Rigor learning experiences during Tier 1 instruction, using the Advanced Academics Program (AAP) Framework and Curriculum.

Strategy 1

Classroom teachers in grades K-6 will utilize AAP Curriculum resources to provide Access to Rigor opportunities to all students, regardless of AAP Identification.

 

Science End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal

At least 70% of all 5th graders will pass proficient or higher on the 2022 Science SOL.

Strategy 1

All teachers will implement conceptual based learning strategies to enhance critical thinking and risk-taking during science instruction.

 

For additional information regarding this School Plan, please contact the school principal.