2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year.

Complete ESSER School Funding Plans

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2021-2022

  • Marshall Road Elementary School

  • Region 1

  • Jennifer Heiges, Principal 

ESSER III Goals and Strategies

Background: The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) is a federal grant which requires that spending be used in specific areas.  Part of the Fairfax County Public Schools spending plan identifies funding to be used for Unfinished Learning and Student Academic and Social, Emotional, Mental Health (Wellness) Needs.  Schools have been given funding allocations to support the academic and wellness needs of students.  Schools are required to create plans in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Wellness highlighting the strategies they will use to support these areas using their ESSER III funding.  These strategies are shown below.

ESSER III English Language Arts Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

Strategy 1: Leverage resource Lexia for Tier 1 instruction with supports and individualized lessons for Tier 2/3 instruction.

Strategy 2: Small Group Instruction to reteach essential literacy standards.

Strategy 3: Small Group Tier 2/Tier 3 Instruction with Fundations or following a multisensory approach.

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.

Strategy 1: Tier 1 Instruction using county provided resources supplemented with Small Group Instruction using AVMR training and Kits.

Strategy 2: Small Group Instruction to reteach essential mathematics standards.

Strategy 3: Leverage Core teaching resources such as ORIGO and ST Math for Small Group Instruction in the Core.

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment

Strategy 1: Strengthen Tier 1 Evidenced-Based Strategies

Strategy 2: Provide targeted Tier 2 Student Support

Strategy 3: Provide opportunities for Family Engagement 

Strategy 4: Proactive Responses to Challenging Behaviors (Collaborative and Proactive Strategies)

Other Goals

Background: All Fairfax County schools are also required to complete an access and opportunity goal as part of their School Innovation and Improvement Plan (SIIP) and can also capture additional goals.  These are shown below.

Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal: By June 2022, MRES will provide rigor, enrichment, and deeper learning opportunities for all students as evidenced by 100% of grade level teams utilizing the CLT process to plan for thinking routines, POG POL, PBL, cultures of thinking, and\or CCT lessons at least two times per quarter.

Strategy 1: Marshall Road will build staff understanding and application of deeper learning and rigor.

Strategy 2: All MRES PD and Committee meetings (Deeper Learning, Math Captains, Literacy Captains and Equity) will use and model thinking strategies.

Strategy 3: Students in all grades will share their thinking and/or Presentations of Learning across the curriculum with their class, grade level, and the MRES community in a variety of ways.