Inspiring Collaboration, Innovation & Empowerment
"Climbing Toward College and Career Readiness"
6555 Sylmar Avenue - Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone: (818) 994-2904 Fax: (818) 994-8096
13400 Erwin Street - Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone: (818) 787-8521 Fax: (818) 786-3627
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All curriculum design is aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
Standardized testing required by the State will be an integral part of our assessment.
School developed benchmark assessments, such as, rubrics, project, student portfolios and student exhibits are an integral part of our ongoing assessment of student progress.
Lessons will be taught across the disciplines through project-based curriculum
Provide a collaborative experiential learning environment for students to develop their interpersonal skills and nurture mutual respect, civic responsibility and life-long learning
Provided overview to Governing Board (GB) about the implementation of the Common Core standards
Activated GB education implementation committee to review staff development, transition plan, and resources
Formed a school based advisory committee (Principal, Coordinator, 2 teachers)
Conducted local needs assessment to identify needs and set priorities for professional learning and develop local professional learning plan based on identified needs and full implementation in 2014-15.
Are aligned with college and work expectations;
Are clear, understandable and consistent;
Include rigorous content and application of knowledge through high-order skills;
Build upon strengths and lessons of current state standards;
Are informed by other top performing countries, so that all students are prepared to succeed in our global economy and society; and
one child at a time
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