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FY17 School Improvement Plan (SIP) Template
The SIP template on the Florida Bureau of School Improvement's Continuous Improvement Management System (CIMS) is now open for ALL schools to create a new 2016 - 2017 School Improvement Plan.
FY17 School Improvement Plan (SIP) Training
Participants must register for an available training in eLearning. (refer to Bulletin #PD 16-330 DSCOS)
School Improvement Plan and District Strategic Plan Alignment
FY17 Requirement: ALL District schools must ensure that one (1) CIMS Goal Statement and measure, and all the content for the remaining goals aligns to the District Strategic Plan. Alignment Webinars were provided on May 3, 4, and 5, 2016. (refer to Bulletin #P 16-297 DSCOS for handouts)
Link to recorded Webinar: https://connect.palmbeachschools.org/p8ppfju3t0i/
FY17 SIP Deadlines and Due Dates
Submission of Transformation School (DA) SIPs to Regional Executive Director for review by August 31, 2016
Title I Approval by September 15, 2016
Reviewing and approving SIP documentation for each school using PBSD form #2248 (Due September 26, 2016)
Submission of PBSD eForm #2250 electronically by October 4, 2016
School Board Approval November 17, 2016
Are charter schools subject to Differentiated Accountability under section 1008.33, Florida Statutes?
No, charter schools are exempt from this statute, pursuant to section 1002.33(16), Florida Statutes. If a charter has a current grade of D or F, they must follow the accountability requirements of Rule 6A-1.099827, Florida Administrative Code.
How do I print the SIP if it isn't published to the public site?
Logged in users may print an unpublished SIP two ways. They may go to the Plans page at https://www.floridacims.org/plans and click the black Export button next to the plan they wish to print. This will generate a PDF file that may be saved to the user's computer and/or printed. Alternatively, users already working within the plan may find the blackExport button in the left navigation tree of any page within the SIP
Does the FDOE produce a newsletter or bulletin?
Does the FDOE have a School Improvement Website other than CIMS?
YES, NEW WEBSITE - recently added to the FDOE website
Florida Bureau of School Improvement Website:
EDW (use Internet Explorer)
Schools may use the following reports in New EDW when completing Parts I and III of the SIP:
SIP Guidance Documents
This is a guidance document with suggested narrative samples for schools:
School Public Accountability Reports
Covering Elementary and Secondary Education Act Requirements for State and LEA Annual Report Cards