Listed below are the notes from each of the Value-Added Design Team meetings. Meetings are typically held on Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:30 pm at the PDC.

Meeting Notes

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 5:00-6:30 PDC




Thursday, January 20, 2011, 5:00-6:30 PDC




Thursday, January 27, 2011, 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present: Danielle Gladden, Lisa Fulenwider, Caroline Bunn, Kevin Strawn, Hans Plotseneder, Colleen McQuade, Samantha Gleiser, Kristina Morgan, Cara Jokell, Sherry Barber, Kim Reddig, Marsha Marcela, Alista Watkins, Cindy Rudolph

Elementary Group Notes


Middle/High Group Notes



Thursday, February 3, 2011 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present: Andy Baxter, Danielle Gladden, Caroline Bunn, Kevin Strawn, Lisa Manes, Marsha Marcela, Colleen McQuade, Meaghan Loftus, Kristina Morgan, Hans Plotseneder, Samantha Gleiser, Kim Reddig, Jordanna Maragos, Cindy Rudolph




Thursday, February 10, 2011 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present: Andy Baxter, Colleen McQuade, Lisa Fulenwider, Kristina Morgan, Kevin Strawn




Thursday, February 17, 2011 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present: Andy Baxter, Danielle Gladden, Lisa Fulenwider, Colleen McQuade, Lisa Manes, Meaghan Loftus, Kevin Strawn, Hans Plotseneder, Samantha Gleiser, Kim Reddig, Kristina Morgan




Tuesday, February 22, 2011
School Board Meeting

Members Present: Andy Baxter, Danielle Gladden, Kevin Strawn, Hans Plotseneder, Carolina Bunn



Video of the Presentation
http://cms-k12-nc.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=7&clip_id=835


Thursday, February 24, 2011 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present: Andy Baxter, Danielle Gladden, Lisa Manes, Kristina Morgan, Caroline Bunn, Lisa Fulenwider, Hans Plotseneder, Cindy Rudolph, Kevin Strawn, Sherry Barber, Colleen McQuade




Thursday, March 4, 2011 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present:

The powerpoint was created by Value-Added Design Team Members to share the work of the team with staff at their schools and focus groups that will be created to provide valuable input.



Thursday, March 10, 2011 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present: Danielle Gladden, Caroline Bunn, Lisa Fulenwider, Kevin Strawn, Colleen McQuade, Kristina Morgan, Kim Reddig, Cindy Rudolph, Samantha Gleiser, Lisa Manes




Thursday, March 17, 2011 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present: Danielle Gladden, Andy Baxter, Colleen McQuade, Caroline Bunn, Meaghan Loftus, Hans Plotseneder, Kevin Strawn, Samantha Gleiser, Kim Reddig, Stacey Hartberger, Cindy Rudolph



Kevin Strawn also presented several suggestions about measuring teacher effectiveness.





Thursday, March 24, 2011 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present: Danielle Gladden, Lisa Fulenwider, Colleen McQuade, Cindy Rudolph, Samantha Gleiser, Meaghan Loftus, Caroline Bunn, Stacey Hartberger, Hans Plotseneder, Kevin Strawn, Sherry Barber

Andy provided members with the parameters for the VAM formula.

Elementary and EC teachers worked on reviewing and revising the powerpoint presentation to share with the focus group at the old First Ward Elementary School on April 7, 2011. Members read questions, concerns and suggestions from previous staff presentations. Those considerations will be posted on the Elementary concerns page.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 5:00-6:30 PDC

Members Present: Andy Baxter, Kevin Strawn, Hans Plotseneder

The high school members present had an in-depth conversation about the value-added algorithms.


Monday, April 4, 2011 5:00-6:30

Members Present: Danielle Gladden, Colleen McQuade, Lisa Manes, Caroline Bunn, Lisa Fulenwider, Kristina Morgan

Members discussed the focus group presentation scheduled for April 7, 2011 at the old First Ward Elementary School. The Elementary and EC groups will be present and participate in delivering the powerpoint.


Thursday, April 7, 2011 5:00-6:30 First Ward

Members Present: Andy Baxter, Danielle Gladden, Colleen McQuade, Kristina Morgan, Caroline Bunn, Lisa Fulenwider, Lisa Manes, Meaghan Loftus, Tom Tomberlin, Cara Jokell

Members presented information about the value-added model and suggestions from the design team to the focus group.