Map Name: 2022-2023 Bowbells Elementary Continuous Plan
Time Period: 5/1/2022 - 4/30/2023

The students will be respectful, responsible, and productive educated citizens.


Provide a safe environment and educational opportunities to empower students to develop skills, knowledge, and character


We believe that all students have the ability to learn.

We believe that all teachers have room for growth.

Emotional and Behavioral
If NPSEU provides training in emotional and behavioral supports and self-regulation strategies, then students will positively benefit from their educational experience.
Reading Skills
If students are given intense instruction in reading fluency and comprehension, then they will be prepared for the next level.
Writing Skills
If students are instructed in organized writing, then they can improve their communication skills for success.
  • Improve emotional, behavioral and self-regulation skills of SPED and regular education students to improve student achieve
  • Students will demonstrate growth by improving reading fluency.
  • Students will demonstrate growth in reading comprehension.
  • Students will demonstrate a proficiency in organization in writing.
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in mechanics in writing.
Critical Initiative
  • Provide professional development for all staff on how to support SPED and regular education students in the classroom.
  • Provide training in functional behavioral analysis and behavioral intervention plan development
  • Provide training on Zones of Regulation for staff and parents.
Critical Initiative
  • Implement multiple reading programs: Read 180, Star Reading, Reading Horizons Phonics Program, Accelerated Reading, and Six Minute Solutions.
  • Implement multiple reading programs: Read 180, Star Reading, Accelerated Reader, and Reading A to Z.
  • Oral reading will occur in all content areas
  • Provide professional development on using reading curriculum
Critical Initiative
  • "Continue with the writing curriculum, ""Step-Up to Writing"" school wide."
  • Present mini-lessons about mechanics at grade level by language arts teachers.
  • Provide professional development for writing instruction.
  • Use a Step Up to Writing rubric to assess mechanics in writing.
  • Use a Step Up to Writing rubric to assess organization in writing.
Key Measures
  • Classroom Observations
  • Monitoring BIP's and revising as needed
  • Teacher observation
  • Track Behavior Data
  • Training Attendance
Key Measures
  • Accelerated Reading data
  • Classroom Observation data
  • DIBELS data
  • Fluency checks provided by teacher
  • Read 180 data
  • Reading A-Z data
  • Six Minute Soliutions Data
  • Star Reading data
  • State Assessment
  • Teacher observation
Key Measures
  • Classroom observation
  • Classroom Observations
  • School developed writing assessment
  • State Assessment
  • Step Up to Writing assessment
  • Step Up to Writing assessment
  • Step Up to Writing rubric
The Strategy Map has been created in collaboration with The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and Cognia™.

All schools in North Dakota participate in a Continuous Improvement process. Continuous Improvement means examining a school’s current reality including demographics, culture, technology, finances, and academic progress, among many other factors. In addition, Continuous Improvement means looking into the future and predicting what may change – what will be different a year from now, or 10 years from now.


During the 2018-2019 school year, all schools in North Dakota participated in this Continuous Improvement journey. School personnel participated in training and collaborated with diverse stakeholders such as community members, teachers, parents and students to map out what the school’s priorities are, what the school’s objectives are and what critical initiatives needed to be implemented to achieve those objectives. This planning process resulted in a Strategy Map – a 3 to 5-year plan for the school.


It is important to note that the Strategy Map is a snapshot in time. It is documentation of what the school’s priorities were the past school year. In this case the Strategy Map below was captured and submitted on May 1, 2019. It is equally important to note that the Strategy Map below may have changed since its submittal. This is because priorities may have changed quickly depending on numerous factors. Factors can include, but are not limited to, a natural disaster, a high staff turn-over rate, or an influx or decrease of students. To obtain a copy of this schools current and update Strategy Map, please contact the local school administrator.

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