PIQUES 2016/17 School Year Information and Timeline:
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Number of students projected (includes middle): Up to 175
-October: Meet with Principals to present plan for 16/17 and answer questions
-October 5-8: First round of referrals by ACTL and PIQUES Specialist, forwarded to classroom teachers for input; begin hiring process for tutors.
-October 17th: Letters from Assistant Superintendent go home to parents of referred students
-October 28th: Deadline for registration
-November 10th, Parent/Teacher Conferences: Teachers reinforce PIQUES as an intervention strategy to help students achieve goals
-Tuesday, November 29th: PIQUES tutoring begins Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 or 4:30 to 5:30
-End of January: ACTLs and PIQUES Specialist begin analyzing mid-year assessment data; PIQUES tutors make recommendations to continue/discontinue services for participating students based on goals progress; recommendations are
forwarded to classroom teachers for input
-February 7th: 2nd round of letters go home to parents of referred students (possibly Kindergarten)
-February 24th: Block 1 Ends (@12 weeks or 36 hours of intervention)
-March 7th: Block 2 Begins
-May 25th: Block 2 Ends (@11 weeks or 33 hours of intervention)