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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) 

Training Dates
Transformation Schools (DA): July 25, 26, and 27, 2016
Title I Schools (Non-DA): July 25, 26 and August 5, 2016
Alternative Schools: July 27, 2016
Charter Schools: August 3, 2016
Regular Schools (Non-Title): August 5 and 11, 2016
Regular Schools (Non-Title) Webinar: August 12 and 22, 2016
Optional Lab Support Sessions: August 30, 31 and Sept. 1, 2016

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

FAQ's

QUESTION:
Are charter schools subject to Differentiated Accountability under section 1008.33, Florida Statutes?

ANSWER:
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.

QUESTION:
How do I print the SIP if it isn't published to the public site?

ANSWER:
Logged in users may print an unpublished SIP two ways.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

QUESTON:

Does the FDOE produce a newsletter or bulletin?

ANSWER:

YES:  BSI_Bulletin_-_Issue_4_Final

QUESTION:

Does the FDOE have a School Improvement Website other than CIMS?

ANSWER:

YES, NEW WEBSITE - recently added to the FDOE website

Florida Bureau of School Improvement Website: 
www.fldoe.org/schools/k-12-public-schools/school-improvement

EDW (use Internet Explorer)

Schools may use the following reports in New EDW when completing Parts I and III of the SIP:

School Board Policy 2.09

School Board requires schools to address the following:

ESE Inclusion Education

Best Practices for Inclusion Education(BPIE)

Title I Schools

The FDOE Bureau of School Improvement provided a list of all components a school-wide program must include in its School Improvement Plan pursuant to No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

VIPS

Parent Involvement Goal(s) refer to Volunteers in Public Schools - VIPS. Each elected SAC member must complete eForm PBSD 1710 SAC Member and return to Principal.

eForms

Submission of SIP Checklist eForm PBSD 2248 is required of all schools. Elected SAC members complete SAC MembereForm PBSD 1710. Area Superintendents submit SIP Confirmation Receipt eForm PBSD 2250.

PeopleSoft

This document directs schools to the PeopleSoft queries:

Department of EDUCATION

Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) for Florida's Schools, Districts and the State

School Public Accountability Reports

Covering Elementary and Secondary Education Act Requirements for State and LEA Annual Report Cards