Critique Teams Review iRock Plan

Critique Teams are responsible for review and refinement of the iRock Plan.   The outcome of the critique process will be a plan that clearly:  establishes the link between one-to-one computing and increased student achievement; determines the need for one-to-one computing in support of the Rock Hill Climb, Common Core State Standards and district initiatives; reflects significant teacher involvement:  confirms significant community involvement.

Listed below are the dates, agenda and minutes from Critique Teams held to date.  For a copy of the iRock plan and more detailed information on the planning process, click here.

  • Learning Critique Team -  Chaired by Ms. Mary Chandler.  Includes a school board representative, parent representatives from each school and community members at-large.

Meeting Date 1 :  February 6, 2013 (4:30 pm – 7:00 pm)
Agenda:  PDF format
Minutes/Supporting Documents:   PDF format

Meeting Date 2:  March 1, 2013 (2:30 pm – 3:45 pm)
Agenda:  PDF format
Answers to Critique Team Questions and ‘What Ifs’:  PDF format
Minutes:  PDF format
Vote of Confidence Results:  PDF format

  • Evaluation Critique Team -  Chaired by Dr. Marshall Jones.  Includes a school board representative, district office representatives, teacher representatives and principal representatives.

Meeting Date 1:  February 7, 2013 (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
Agenda:  PDF format
Minutes:  PDF format

Meeting Date 2:  TBD date in April
Summary of Work to Date:  PDF format
Vote of Confidence Results:  PDF format

  • Teacher Involvement (Internal Stakeholders) Critique Team -  Chaired by Mr. Jeff Venables, Rock Hill Schools Teacher of the Year.  Includes a school board representative, Teachers of the Year from each school, and one representative per school from the Palmetto State Teachers Association and/or The South Carolina Education Association.

Meeting Date (s):  January 31, 2013 (8:00 am – 1:00 pm)
Agenda:  PDF format
Minutes:  PDF format
Supporting Documents:  PDF format

Meeting Date 2:  March 1, 2013 (12:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
Agenda:  PDF format
Answers to Critique Team Questions and ‘What Ifs’:  PDF format
Minutes:  PDF format
Vote of Confidence Results:  PDF format

  • Community Involvement (External Stakeholders) Critique Team -  Chaired by Mr. Wayne Wingate.  Includes a school board representative, community members at-large, and one parent representative per school.

Meeting Date 1:  January 31, 2013 (6:00 pm – 7:30 pm)
Agenda:  PDF format
Minutes:  PDF format

Meeting Date 2:  February 19, 2013 (6:00 pm – 7:30 pm)
Agenda:  PDF format
Minutes:  PDF format
Vote of Confidence Results:  PDF format

  • Finance and Resources Critique Team -  Chaired by Mr. Gary Williams.  Includes school board representatives, business leaders, and one parent representative per school.

Meeting Date 1:  February 1, 2013 (11:30 am – 1:00 pm)
Agenda:  PDF format
Minutes:  PDF format

Meeting Date 2:  February 6, 2013 (6:00 pm – ?)
Agenda:  PDF format
Minutes:  PDF format

Meeting Date 3:  February 27, 2013 (7:30 am – 9:00 am)
Agenda:  To be posted upon availability
Answers to Critique Team Questions and ‘What Ifs’:  PDF format
Vote of Confidence Results:  PDF format