Community of Practice to Increase Regular Attendance

01/10/2020 - 8:00am to 3:30pm

Grade levels: All Grade Levels, Professional Development

Content areas: All Content Areas

Topics: Improving school attendance, Chronic Absenteeism

District/Organization: Willamette Educational Service District


Register for one of the following… 8-11:30AM Secondary Teams Event, 12-3:30PM Primary Teams Event, or 8-3:30PM to attend Both.

Who should attend?

Your school or district attendance team and/or:
Attendance Specialists
Family Advocates
Grad Coaches
9th Grade On Track Coaches
Intervention Specialist
CARE or SIT Team Members
Data team Members
CIP Team Members
HSS Coordinators


Which Event to I attend?
If you are secondary school (MS or HS) and will focus your efforts to improve attendance in upper grades or during transition years, attend the morning session.
If you are a primary school or a K-8 that wants to focus your efforts to improve attendance in early grades, attend the afternoon session.
If you are a district team, attending both sessions would allow you ample time to build your communication plan and create multiple change-theory ideas to address the needs of your primary and secondary students.

What should attendees bring?
Laptop and Access to attendance data.

Develop and test your theory of action to support student attendance by using data based decision making in a continuous improvement cycle.

Contribute to your Continuous Improvement Plan and your Student Investment Account Application
Review data to ensure or increase equity in your system
Use continuous improvement cycle to monitor your progress
Learn connected practices to increase stakeholder voices