2021-22 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan (SIIP)

Outcome goals for this academic year.

Complete ESSER School Funding Plans

2021-22 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

W.T. Woodson High School 

Region 5

Dr. Carlyn Floyd, 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 that students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

Strategy 1 - Use formative and summative assessments to identify students in need of additional supports.

Strategy 2 - Provide multiple forms and opportunities for intervention for identified students in need of additional supports.

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

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

Strategy 1 -  Use routine skill check assignments, formative and summative assessments to identify students in need of additional support to access the current curriculum.

Strategy 2 - Work with students who are consistently struggling to access grade level material to develop a personal plan to access available resources to improve their content knowledge.

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

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

Strategy 1 - Strengthen Tier 1 Evidenced-Based Strategies

Strategy 2 - Use a version of the FCPS Learning Model to respond to STUDENT needs (student feedback --> changes to policies/lessons --> assess progress, adapt).

Strategy 3 - Use a version of the FCPS Learning Model to respond to STAFF needs (student feedback --> changes to policies/lessons --> assess progress, adapt). Staff happiness and engagement is a key to student success.

Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome

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.

Goal: Given access to the Student Achievement Grant (SAG) Advisory period, specifically designed for a subgroup of young scholars, 89% of the identified young scholars participating in the Student Achievement Grant program will access one more Honors or AP course in the 2022-23 School Year.

Strategy 1: School counselors will identify students eligible for the Student Achievement Grant program.

Strategy 2: School counselors will engage students who are identified for the Student Achievement Grant program throughout the year.

Strategy 3: Administrators will work with teachers to identify what tools are necessary to excel in Honors/AP courses.