Assessing Your Intervention Program

Many elementary, middle and high schools implemented intervention programs or student support opportunities within their master schedule for school year 2021-2022. Decisions were based on identified needs of students, available staff, and contractual language regarding the teachers’ workday. Many of these programs operate effectively; however, it may be time to assess the effectiveness of the…

What are the Steps in Building a Contemporary High School Master Schedule?

Master schedules are road maps for delivering curriculum opportunities for students in grades 9-12. The following twenty-one steps provide specific directions for providing an efficient and equitable master schedule to guide staff and students. Ultimately, the final product is a mechanism for students to receive courses requested to reflect their unique needs, interests, skill levels…

Creating Master Schedules to Facilitate Team Approaches to Instruction: Grades K-12

What is Teaming? Teaming is an opportunity for groups of teachers to meet at defined times during the regular school day to cooperatively plan the delivery of instruction. These meetings provide an opportunity to address factors that impact student achievement: developmental needs of students, best practices/lesson plans, curriculum, social-emotional learning, and intervention periods. With representatives…