Date: May 3, 2012
Attendees: Shamena Alli, Ragini Singhal, Ron Pollaci, Jason Chan, Tara Smith, Desiree Hunerberg and Mr. Matos. Ms. Guadalupe(scoring of ELA) and Mr. Anello(CASA) are absent today.
Agenda:
1. Review minutes of last meeting.
2. Portfolios- Blackline Masters.
3. Trip to Mashock 6/11 and 6/15.
Minutes were accepted from 4/26/12.
Portfolios
Ms. Hunerberg and Ms. Alli discussed the blackline porfolio packet with the group. This morning during ELA, students that receive services from Ms. Hunerberg were introduced to the portfolio system. They are eager to begin to put their portfolios together. It was suggested that we begin to complete the sheets and portfolio before it is called for and no work is ready. The group agreed with this suggestion.
Trip to Mashock with Ms. Singhal and Ms. V
Two groups of 36 will be attending from 180 students. Teachers began to examine the class lists in an effort to deduce those that should attend. Teachers were asked to have their lists for next meeting.
601 602
Fyruz Chowdhury Jonathan Alexander
Fizza Jamil Angelica Beharry
Derrick Jimenez
Imani Johnson
Tirzah Kamran
Fernando Rendon

Meeting ended at 3:08pm.




Date: April 26, 2012
Shamena Alli absent due to Math State Test administrative work.
Mr. Anello, Ms. Smith, Ms. Singhal, Mr. Matos, Ms. Hunerberg, Ms. Guadalupe, Mr. Chan & Mr. Pollaci met as a group.



Date: March 8, 2012
Members: Shamena Alli, Scott Anello, Desiree Hunerberg, Ragini Singhal, and Myrna Franco.
Agenda:
1. Review of last meeting's minutes.
2. Bianca Collado's Behavior Intervention Plan
3. Discussion of Anaisa Ortiz, Melanie Lalman, and Ylianna Vorvolakos.
4. Transfer of students
Minutes:
  • Minutes were accepted by all. Amara Samoura has been finalized to 4x SETSS. There will be a deferred placement in ICT class for September.
  • Bianca's BIP will be given to her on Friday, March 9th with Ms. Franco, Ms. Singhal, Ms. Hunerberg, and Ms. Alli.
  • Anaisa Ortiz will be evaluated in a few weeks. She will be moved out of 631 to 604 to accommodate SETTS schedule and due to the number of students in there.
  • Melanie Lalman has been moved back to 602 from 606. It was agreed that we will monitor her progress.
  • Ylianna Vorvolakos has been put into SESIS for an initial evaluation. We will hold off until Friday due to a possible move.


Date: January 19, 2012
Members: Shamena Alli, Scott Anello, Desiree Hunerberg, and K. Seidler.Singhal and Smith were absent.
Agenda:
1. Review of last meeting's minutes.
2. Examination of Mr. Anello's student work in Mathematics.
3. Discussion of Amara Samoura (triennial), Anaisa Ortiz, and Bianca Collado.
Minutes:
Minutes were acceptable by all. Students were asked to find the perimeter and area of a rectangle and square, parallelogram and rhombus, triangle and trapezoid. They were given the formulas and asked to find the area and perimeter of each. Ms. Hunerberg asked how would she explain to her Resource Room students. She stated that they can't see that you just need to plug in the numbers. Students could not decipher the deeper meaning of the task. Some understood and were able to perform the task but others had difficulty substituting the numbers into the equation.

Date: December 1, 2011
Members: Shamena Alli, Scott Anello, Ragini Singhal, Desiree Hunerberg, and Jason Chan. Matos and Smith with Greatest Motivators.
Agenda:
Team met to
Date: November 24, 2011
THANKSGIVING BREAK - NO TEACHER TEAM MEETING

Date: November 17, 2011
Parent-Teacher Conferences from 12:30-3:07pm. No teacher team meeting.

Date: November 10, 2011
Members: Shamena Alli, Scott Anello, Wilfredo Matos,Ragini Singhal and Tara Smith.
Agenda:
1. Review minutes of last meeting.
2. Reviewed our targeted 20 list as per Mr. Burns.
3. Develop an action plan for our 20 students.
Minutes:
Team agreed that the targeted group was not specific in nature, i.e. ELLs or SWDs. It was more of those in need of extra help. We will fine tune the list and generate data on each student for next meeting.


Date: November 3, 2011
Members: Shamena Alli, Desiree Hunerberg, Wilfredo Matos, Ragini Singhal, and Tara Smith. Anello was absent.
Agenda:
1. Review minutes of last meeting.
2. Finalizing the 20 targeted students.
Minutes:
We began the meeting at 2:40pm. Ms. Alli facilitated the meeting. We reviewed the minutes of the last meeting. Ms. Singhal and Mr. Anello reviewed our list of targeted students and felt there needed to be some changes. After an arduous debate, we were able to finalize the list. Here is the results.
1. Amadou Balde 601
2. Neervani Boodhoo 601
3. Bianca Collado 601
4. Niemah Denebrega 601
5. Davindra Hiralal 601
6. Luke Johnathan 601
7. Imani Johnson 601
8. Amara Samoura 601
9. Rayad Singh 601
10. Keury Urena 601
11. Yilianna Vorvolakos 601
12. Jelena Zambrano 601
13. Kevin Alvarez 602
14. Meadow Mayo 602
15. Manisha Paragass 602
16. Graciela Pardo 602
17. Husley Salomon 602
18. Hellen Vaca 602
19. Hector Castillo 621
20. Sincere Latif 621

For the next meeting, we will discuss the reasons for our decisions(ex. why we chose each) and strategies we want to implement.
Meeting ended at 3:07pm.

Date: October 27, 2011
Members: Patrick Burns, Shamena Alli, Scott Anello, Wilfredo Matos,Ragini Singhal and Tara Smith.
Agenda:
1. Review minutes of last meeting.
2. Discuss our targeted students with Mr. Burns.
3. Develop an action plan for our 20 students.
Minutes:
We began the meeting reviewing our norms and welcoming Mr. Burns to our meeting. Mr. Burns facilitated the meeting, since he wanted to discuss our rationale for choosing our 20 targeted students. He made several suggestions which we plan to move forward with in our next meeting. We planned to revisit our list and make changes for next meeting.

Date: October 20, 2011 - Team members were involved in a Datacation Professional Development in the Library from 1:00pm to 3:07pm

Date: October 13, 2011
Minutes:
We began the meeting at 2:40pm. Mr. Anello facilitated the meeting with a review of the minutes. Ms. Singhal reminded the team that the list of students needed to be finalized. Ms. Alli stated that we should keep in mind the reasons we are targeting these students and how we plan to service them. The list of students include:
601 602 621
1. Neevani Boodhoo 1. Hellen Vaca 1. Hector Castillo
2. Niemah Denobrega 2. Graciela Pardo 2. Sincere Latif
3. Bianca Collado 3. Ricardo Flores 3. Yaseen Rungoo
4. Ashley Hernandez 4. Meadow Mayo
5. Rayad Singh 5. Jacquelin Perez
6. Yiliana Varvolakos 6. Skye Morris
7. Amadou Balde 7. Ruben Lopez Vasquez
8. Samantha Santos
9. Johnathan Luke
10. Jelena Zambrano
11. Keury Urena

The meeting ended at 3:07pm. We agreed to revisit the list at the next meeting to confer on data gathered on each child.

Date: October 6, 2011
Members: Shamena Alli, Ragini Singhal, Desiree Hunerberg. Mr. Anello was absent.
Agenda:
1. Review minutes of last meeting.
2. Discuss the Resource Room students and their schedules with Ms. Hunerberg
3. Determine our 20 students to be targeted for the school year.
Minutes:
We began at 2:30pm with Ms. Singhal facilitating the meeting. We reviewed the minutes of the last meeting for 5 minutes and was agreed that Ms. Alli would inform Mr. Anello on the results of the meeting. Ms. Hunerberg joined the group to discuss the Resource Room students in classes 601 and 602. It was determined that the schedule set was fine and the formation of the new 608 class would have no bearing on the schedule. The students being moved into the 608 class would not be Resource Room students. The discussion further brought our team to decide upon a few more students for our 20 targeted. Ms. Hunerberg agreed to work with these target Resource Room students and forward her findings to the group. The names of the targeted students that was discussed will be reviewed with Mr. Anello for group consensus on Tuesday and forwarded to Mr. Burns by Thursday, October 13th for final review. The meeting ended at 3:10pm.

Date: September 29, 2011 - NO TEACHER TEAM MEETING- ROSH HASHANAH

Date: September 22, 2011
Members: Shamena Alli, Scott Anello, and Ragini Singhal. (Matos and Smith attended the other team's meeting since, they will be on both teams. It was agreed that they would join us on alternate weeks).
Agenda:
1. Review minutes of last meeting.
2. Discuss roles and expectations as well as protocols for conducting a meeting (Collaborative Conferences).
3. Determine the students to be targeted for the school year.

Minutes:
We began at 2:30pm with Ms. Alli facilitating the meeting. We reviewed the minutes of the last meeting for 5 minutes as checked by Mr. Anello, our time keeper. Mrs. Singhal was our dialogue monitor, who kept the team focused on our agenda. We set aside another 5 minutes to go over the protocols for our meeting since, their were numerous times that we got off topic. Mrs. Singhal reminded us that we needed to consider the students we wanted to target this year. She mentioned that Mr. Matos, Ms. Smith and herself were on other teams so, we had to consider the time given to this topic. It was determined that of the 22 students discussed, the topic would have to be tabled to the next meeting for consensus by all members. The meeting concluded at 3:10pm.

Date: September 15, 2011
Members: Shamena Alli, Scott Anello, Wilfredo Matos, Ragini Singhal and Tara Smith.
Agenda:
1. Discuss the Name of Team and members.
2. Establish roles and expectations of the team.

Minutes:
Meeting began at 2:40pm with Mr. Burns meeting with the entire Humanities House. We discussed the expectations and roles of the team members for this upcoming school year. It was determined that we needed to name our teams, set roles and expectations for each team member and follow collaborative protocols. We agreed as a team to be called the Effective Educators. We decided to table the discussion on students to the next meeting due to time constraints. For the next meeting, we agreed to review the protocols in depth and develop a list of students that we wanted to target for remedial help. Meeting ended at 3:15pm.