2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year

Complete ESSER School Funding Plans

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

  • 2021-2022

  • Oakton Elementary School

  • Region 1

  • Christine Kelley, 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 resources to support Core instruction

Strategy 2 

Implementing a research-based Word Study program in grades 1-6

Strategy 3 

Leverage Tier 2 Resources to Support Learning Challenges & Challenges Stemming from the Pandemic & Virtual Learning

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

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

Strategy 1

Leverage Tier I Resources to Support Core Instruction

Strategy 2

Leverage Tier 2 Resources to Support Learning Challenges & Challenges Stemming from the Pandemic & Virtual Learning

Strategy 3

Leverage Tier 3 Resources to Support Students with Documented Concerns with Academic Progress within Mathematics

 

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

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

Strategy 1

Small group for Tier 3 students in grades 1, 4 and 5 who struggle with emotional regulation using evidenced based curriculums

Strategy 2

Small group implementation during the school day to support emotional regulation

Strategy 3

Staff Training on Responsive Classroom

 

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:  Every student in grades 3-6 will have access to at least one Level IV AAP lesson in each quarter instructed by the classroom teacher.  Students in grades K-2 will have access to advanced academic critical and creative thinking lessons on a monthly basis.

Strategy 1  

All students will receive AAP instruction through FCPS AAP primary critical and creative thinking lessons in grades K -2 and Level IV curriculum in Grades 3-6.

Strategy 2

Teachers in Grades 3-6 will collaborate with their AAP teacher colleague to identify and plan a Level IV lesson each quarter.