2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

Complete ESSER school funding plan

2021-2022 ESSER III/SIIP At-a-Glance

Hunters Woods Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences

Region 1

Emily S. Cope, Principal

Background: The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) is a federal grant which requires that spending be used in specific areas.  Part of the Fairfax County Public Schools spending plan identifies funding to be used for Unfinished Learning and Student Academic and Social, Emotional, Mental Health (Wellness) Needs. Schools have been given funding allocations to support the academic and wellness needs of students. Schools are required to create plans in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Wellness highlighting the strategies they will use to support these areas using their ESSER III funding. These strategies are shown below.

ESSER III English Language Arts Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

Strategy 1: Leverage Tier 1 Access to Lexia accounts for all students in the school

Strategy 2: Small Group Tier 1 and 2 Instructional Materials to reteach essential standards 

Strategy 3: Small Group Tier 2 and Tier 3 Targeted Instruction through After School Programming

Strategy 4: Family Engagement Workshops for all Parents/Caregivers

Strategy 5: Books Are Food for Tier 1, 2, and 3 Students

Strategy 6: Small Group Interventions for Tier 2 and 3 Students

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.

Strategy 1: Leverage Tier I Core access to AVMR instruction

Strategy 2: Small Group Tier 1 and 2 Instructional Materials to reteach essential standards 

Strategy 3: Small Group Tier 2 and Tier 3 Targeted Instruction through After School Programming

Strategy 4: Family Engagement Workshops for all Parents/Caregivers

Strategy 5: Small Group Interventions for Tier 2 and 3 Students

 

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.

Strategy 1: Provide Opportunities for Family Engagement

Strategy 2: Teach children how to recognize what worries them and practice new ways to handle their worries.

Strategy 3: Implement yoga activities/movements throughout the school for students, positively impacting their affect/mood and increasing the likelihood that they socialize and connect with teachers and classmates 

Strategy 4: Implement Responsive Classroom as a school wide Social Emotional Learning support

 

Background: All Fairfax County schools are also required to complete an access and opportunity goal as part of their School Innovation and Improvement Plan (SIIP) and can also capture additional goals.  These are shown below.

Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal: Ensure that all students have at least six opportunities during the 2021-22 school year to access Level IV curriculum.

Strategy 1: We will create an environment that supports and communicates the importance of access to advanced curriculum.

Strategy 2: Identify curriculum materials and resources to obtain and provide for staff to utilize with their planning and instruction

Strategy 3: Create and promote professional learning experiences/opportunities for staff

 

For additional information regarding this School Plan, please contact the school principal.