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    BLT Mission Statement: Our BLT advocates mission-driven professional development and budgeting, and transformational school improvement to guarantee student learning and growth.

    Facilitator: Steven Payne WMS Library 7:25 AM

    I. Good Things

    II. RET Update
    WMS moving to integration of Social Studies for next year for grades 6-8
    Levy funding will be provided for integration professional development and support
    Would like to include this plan in our CSIP to show support from BLT
    Communication will be going out to families regarding this transition to integration
    This is in alignment with practices at Thurgood Marshall and Garfield

    III. Teacher Leadership Cadre
    In the past, this has been Career Leader Teachers to support new and growing teachers
    BLT has opportunity to decide what our TLC focus on
         Professional Development
         Project Coordinator
    School can have 1-4 TLCs.
    Positions need to be made available to all staff, must apply
    Support voiced for Professional Development and Mentor, as well as Facilitator. Will consider as we finalize CSIP

    Laura Lehni will reach out to district contact regarding timeline and specifics of hiring process

    IV. CSIP
    Retreat on Thursday 5.30.2019 from 1-4pm
    Topics to discuss:
          Dealing with racial issues at school
         How do we make this actionable/meaningful, that will affect all members of school
         3 actionable steps
         How do we move into being accountable?
         Transparency in how we do all that
         As a BLT check in on all of this throughout the school year
         How do we make this SCHOOL WIDE (not just part of BLT)