Personalized Learning Plan examples from other schools

As part of our district’s study of Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs), we collected information from the following schools that are utlizing PLPs. Here’s a quick recap of specific schools that we talked with.  Special thanks to Dr. Kristine Milburn for putting this list together.

Also view:  Summary of district action team on PLPs    &    General PLP resources

Clear Creek Amana Schools, Iowa

Clear Creak Amana PLP example document

Who has a PLP? All students.

Who is involved in creating the PLP? Student, teachers.

What does the PLP include? Covers learn to learn (academic), learn to do (career), and learn to be (social/emotional/behavior).

What is the purpose of the PLP? To personalize the educational experience for each student.

Where is the PLP stored/accessed?  Google Docs.

Who has access? Student, teachers.

How often is the PLP reviewed? At least annually.

Contact: Brad Fox, Middle School Building Principal(@bradlfox on twitter)

Ann Arbor Schools, Michigan

NOTE: Currently in planning stage.

Who has a PLP? All students.

Who is involved in creating the PLP? Student, teachers.

What does the PLP include? Benchmark assessment data.

What is the purpose of the PLP?  To support and inspire students; to ensure meaningful learning through effective teaching.

Where is the PLP stored/accessed?  Unknown.

Who has access? Student, teachers.

How often is the PLP reviewed?  Benchmark assessments 3 times/year.

Contact: Dr. Patricia P. Green, Superintendent

Davidson Academy of Nevada, University of Nevada—Reno

Website: http://www.davidsonacademy.unr.edu/Articles.aspx?ArticleID=234&NavID=0_37

Who has a PLP? All students.

Who is involved in creating the PLP? Student, parent(s), Academy Guidance Counselor, curriculum team.

What does the PLP include? Interests, ability, achievement, motivation.

What is the purpose of the PLP? To guide students through a rigorous core curriculum; to help students make elective decisions based upon their interests and their levels of ability, achievement, and motivation; to adapt individual classroom experiences to provide students with a pace and depth appropriate to their abilities and interests.

Where is the PLP stored/accessed? Unknown.

Who has access? Student, parent(s), Academy Guidance Counselor, curriculum team.

How often is the PLP reviewed? At least annually.

School profile: http://print.ditd.org/Academy/Academy_School_Profile.pdf

George D. Warriner High School, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Website: http://www.sheboygan.k12.wi.us/warrinerhigh/personalized.php

Who has a PLP? All students.

Who is involved in creating the PLP? Student, parent(s), advisor.

What does the PLP include? Short-term and long-term goals.

What is the purpose of the PLP? To establish a learning plan that ensures individual student success and attainment of the individual goals.

Where is the PLP stored/accessed? Project Foundry (http://www.projectfoundry.org/).

Who has access? Student, parent(s), advisor.

How often is the PLP reviewed? At least annually.

Contact: Jake Konrath, Warriner High School

Hope High School Providence, Rhode Island

Website: http://www.aypf.org/documents/PPSD_Advisory_Toolkit.pdf

Who has an ILP? All students.

Who is involved in creating the ILP? Student, advisor/teacher, counselors.

What does the ILP include? An Academic Learning Plan (ALP) and an Individual, Physical, Academic, Social Success (I-PASS) plan.

What is the purpose of the ILP? To provide ongoing opportunities to plan for their academic, career and personal/social success; to use student performance data in decision-making.

Where is the ILP stored/accessed? Paper/folder version with advisor/teacher.

Who has access? Student, advisor/teacher, counselors, parent(s).

How often is the ILP reviewed? Quarterly.

Note: This program has a specific curriculum.

Contacts: Diane S. West, Counselor  and Scott R. Sutherland, Principal

Kentucky Department of Education

Website: http://www.education.ky.gov/kde/instructional+resources/ilp+-+individual+learning+plan/

Who has a ILP? All students in grades 6-12.

Who is involved in creating the ILP? Student, parents, teachers, advisors, administrators.

What does the ILP include? Personal information like assessment results, advising activities demographic information and educational history; personal goals; career exploration; resumes; community services experiences, work experiences, career-planning activities, and extra-curricular and organization activities.

What is the purpose of the ILP? To help students prepare themselves for the future.

Where is the ILP stored/accessed?
Teacher/Advisor/Administrator:  https://www.careercruising.com/ilpschool/Default.aspx

Parents/Students: https://www.careercruising.com/ilp/Default.aspx

Who has access? Student, parents, teachers, advisors, administrators.

Contact: Sharon Johnston

Kornerstone School, part of Kimberly Area School District, Combined Locks, Wisconsin

Website: http://www.kornerstoneschool.org/plp.php

Who has a PLP? All students.

Who is involved in creating the PLP? Student, parents, Kornerstone staff.

What does the PLP include? What the student will learn for the year. Also, student Multiple Intelligence strengths, deficiencies, needs, interests, and attaché.

What is the purpose of the PLP? Accountability of all parties involved in the student’s education; living document that students can use to measure their next level of achievement.

Where is the PLP stored/accessed? Project Foundry (http://www.projectfoundry.org/).

Who has access? Students, parents, teachers (instructional staff).

How often is the PLP reviewed? At least annually.

Contact: Michael McCabe

School District of Philadephia, PA

Website: http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/s/studentnet/ilp

Who has an ILP? All students grades 4-12

Who is involved in creating the ILP? Student, counselors, teachers, parent(s)/guardian(s), city and community-based partners (supportive adults).

What does the ILP include? Four key components: Setting Goals, Identifying Potential Barriers, Identifying Strategies to Reach Goals, and Preparing for Success.

What is the purpose of the ILP? To chart student progress toward goals during each school year, to ensure student is on the path to graduation, and to determine what resources and tools student needs to be prepared for a successful pathway in life after graduation.

Where is the ILP stored/accessed? StudentNet

Who has access? Primarily student (encouraged by counselors, teachers, and supportive adults).

How often is the ILP reviewed? Key points throughout the year.

Contact: Wilfredo Ortiz

State of New Jersey Department of Education

Website: http://www.state.nj.us/education/ser/pslp/

Who has a PLP? Students in pilot schools.

Who is involved in creating the PLP? Student, teachers, counselors, parents.

What does the PLP include? Goals, learning style survey, personality/interest survey, support services and referral.

What is the purpose of the PLP? To establish a “Formalized plan and process that involves students setting learning goals based on personal, academic and career interests, beginning in the middle school grades and continuing throughout high school with the close support of adult mentors that include teachers, counselors and parents”( (N.J.A.C. 6A:8 – Standards and Assessment for Student Achievement).

Where is the PLP stored/accessed? New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN)

Who has access? Student, teachers, counselors, parents.

How often is the PLP reviewed? Annually.

Contact: Lori Howard–Education Program Development Specialist and David McNair–Planning Associate

Australia–Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Schools

Website: http://www.deewr.gov.au/Indigenous/Schooling/Pages/LitNum.aspx

Who has a PLP? All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Who is involved in creating the PLP? Student, parents/caregivers, teachers.

What does the PLP include? Student’s learning goals and current capabilities, including specific learning targets.

What is the purpose of the PLP?  To close the gap in reading, writing and numeracy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students by 2018.

Where is the PLP stored/accessed? Unknown

Who has access? Students, parents, teachers (instructional staff).

How often is the PLP reviewed? At least annually.

Case studies: http://www.deewr.gov.au/Indigenous/Schooling/Pages/LitNum.aspx

Helpful implementation link:  http://www.deewr.gov.au/Indigenous/Schooling/Documents/PersonalisedLearningPlan.pdf

Léman International School, Chengdu, China

Website: http://www.lis-chengdu.com/podium/default.aspx?t=121436

Who has a PLP? All students.

Who is involved in creating the PLP? Student, teachers, parent(s).

What does the PLP include? Evidence from formal testing, daily assessments and homework, observations, and conversations with parents, students, and other teachers.

What is the purpose of the PLP? To tailor a plan for both improvement and strength development.

Where is the PLP stored/accessed? Unknown.

Who has access? Teachers?

How often is the PLP reviewed? Annually

Contact: Headmaster, Richard Mast, Léman International School

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