2019-20 AUTONOMOUS SCHOOLS WORKSHOP
Local School Empowerment Workshops
Schools interested in having more autonomy over local decisions, to better meet the needs of their students, may choose to send a School Design Team to required sessions. Explore the three current autonomy models: Local Initiative Schools (LIS), Expanded School Based Management Model (ESBMM), and Pilot. Workshop 1 is an Overview of the three autonomous models. Workshop 2 walks participants through wiritng a Request for Proposal (RFP). School Design Teams MUST attend BOTH sessions (Workshop 1 and 2, in any of the locations listed).
Workshop 1: Overview
Monday, March 4 Gardner Elementary School
Thursday, March 7 LD East (PLC 1)
Monday, March 11 Roscoe PDC
Workshop 2: Writing a Request for Proposal
Thursday, April 4 Gardner Elementary School
Monday, April 8 LD East (PLC 1)
Thursday, April 11 Roscoe PDC
Representatives from a school must attend BOTH WORKSHOPS before a school is eligible to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) and proposal for one of the Autonomy Models.
Local Options Oversight Committee (LOOC) workshops are open to all: principal, chapter chair, teachers, classified staff, and parents from your school.
For more information, call (213) 241-8700
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Do we need to know what we want to do before we attend?
No, come and learn about the available options - NO OBLIGATION!
Who should attend?
These workshops are open to all: Principal, Chapter Chair, Teachers, Classified Staff, Parents -- a diverse Design Team provides different perspectives.
Do we need to attend ALL sessions?
School teams must attend ONE scheduled date of each session in order to qualify to submit a proposal. So, you must attend one of the scheduled Workshop 1 - Overview dates, and one of the scheduled Workshop 2 - Writing a RFP dates. You may choose the date/location that will work best for you.
2019-20 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PILOT SCHOOLS
All schools interested in applying to become a Pilot School must do the following:
- Attend the Autonomous Schools Workshops (1 and 2). (See Local Options Oversights Committee website for more information)
- Submit a Letter of Intent by Friday, September 6, 2019; 5:00 pm
- Submit a completed Pilot School proposal by noon on Friday, October 18, 2019.
For assistance or questions, please call (213) 241-8700 and speak with one of the Local Options Oversight Committee (LOOC) team members.