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SCTA Rolls Out Destination District Implementation Plan

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We are working with the District to wrap up loose ends related to the contract.

In anticipation of the contract’s ratification, we are proposing a 90-day Destination District Implementation Plan.

Our plan includes:

  • Developing a real teacher recruitment plan and schedule of events and outreach to encourage educators to work in Sac City, particularly in light of our now competitive salary schedule structure for 2018-19, capitalizing on some of the preliminary joint work already begun related to DACA;
  • Convening the California Education Coalition for Health Care Reform (CECHR) to identify potential health plan savings, without reducing the level of benefits or the quality of the health plans;
  • Convening the Calendar Committee to discuss the 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 school year;
  • Identifying the actual costs of our agreed-upon class size and other support services and establish priorities for implementation in the 2018-19 school year;
  • Identifying other sources of funding within the District to fund additional class size reduction and service improvements;
  • Negotiating the implementation of the Superintendent’s announced $4.6 million arts allocation, to bridge resources between now and the 2020 ballot initiative included in our agreement;
  • Convening the Destination District Committee to make immediate and long-term recommendations to increase enrollment and improve services in our schools;
  • Convening a Professional Development Commitment that would first seek input from educators regarding the professional learning that would be most useful, and then oversee the implementation of that training;
  • Convening a Restorative Practices Committee to create viable and meaningful alternatives to suspensions and expulsions, beginning with training made available to all teachers.
  • Convening a Multi-tiered Structures of Support (MTSS) Committee that will oversee and ensure the resourcing of a robust, muli-tiered intervention program and reorganize the District’s special education department consistent with recommendations from the Council Great City Schools’ audit.
  • Completing the adoption of the ELA/ELD curriculum and then developing the processes for monitoring student progress that is fully embedded in students’ curriculum.

 

From this list, you can see we have a lot of exciting and challenging work ahead of us, which will provide hundreds of opportunities for involvement.  It is a great time to be an educator, parent and student in Sac City Unified.

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