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Annual Goals

This report lists the annual improvement goals reported to ESE in the educator preparation program provider’s state annual report. Providers may report up to three goals for the upcoming year and are asked to report on progress made toward the prior year’s goals. Annual goals are reported in May of the academic year listed.

Annual Goals - 2018
Goal #1 Establish procedures to calibrate consistency across coursework taught by multiple instructors.
Goal #2 Incorporate necessary changes in all programs resulting from the new SMK and pre-practicum guidelines.
Goal #3 Continue to meet with key stakeholders to ensure quality and rigor of Special Education Program as we enter the first year of candidates matriculating in the licensure.

Annual Goals - 2017
Goal #1 Organize and seek approval of a Special Education Licensure program from ESE. Coordinate coursework, field placement and critical assignment components to ensure program success
Goal #2 Continue to improve and refine the support Stonehill provides to Supervising practitioners for CAP implementation.
Goal #3 Focus on the new Secondary Education Major to be sure all components (advising, new course implementation, field work alignment) are coordinated to ensure a streamlined process.

Progress Toward Goals - 2017
Goal #1 We completed needs assessment program approval paperwork for baccalaureate and post baccalaureate licensure programs- Teacher: Moderate Special Needs (PK8). We received notification from the MA dese of approval in February.
Goal #2 Stonehill has opened a dedicated website for resources focused on CAP for SPs and PS. We have also worked with a technical support to make this more user friendly. Stonehill invited all SPs to campus on 3 occasions over the semester to team with their candidate to discuss specific pints in the CAP cycle.
Goal #3 Coursework for the secondary license major has been approved through college governance. Advising sequences and fieldwork alignment has been completed.

Annual Goals - 2016
Goal #1 Continue to align licensure programs with revised SMKs.
Goal #2 Revise data collection tools used to solicit feedback from supervising practitioners (pre-prac and prac) regarding licensure candidate's level of proficiency in meeting the professional standards for teachers.
Goal #3 Improve the way we solicit input from pre-practicum and practicum partner districts.

Progress Toward Goals - 2016
Goal #1 The new SMKs have not been released but we have looked at draft SMKs and projected changes in program
Goal #2 At monthly department meetings we revised documentation as well as the timing for asking PSs to respond. We are looking to solicit information that will speak more to the TC skill level at the beginning of practicum.
Goal #3 Partner advisory meeting organized to include administrators and teachers in partner districts. Reorganization of who is included in surveys to ensure us capturing feedback from all possible areas.