Educational Institutions

Transformative Inquiry Designs for Effective Schools

  • LA JOLLA , CA
  • http://tideseducation.org

Mission Statement

TIDES MISSION: Transform teaching to empower students and deepen learning

Main Programs

  1. IDDL - Inquiry Designs for Deep Learning
  2. TIDES Math Institute
  3. Teacher Learning Loop
  4. Coaching Institute
  5. PLUSS - Parent Leaders United for Student Success
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

TIDES has served the following school districts in San Diego County: Cajon Valley, Chula Vista, Coronado, Escondido, San Marcos, South Bay. Additionally, TIDES has done professional development work with Manley High in Chicago, Illinois and is stretching its work to Indiana.

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer since 2005

Self-reported

Dr. Janet Ann Chrispeels

Co Principal Officer since 2005

Self-reported

Dr. Peggy Burke

Keywords

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Professional Development, TIDES, Education, PBL, Inquiry, IDDL, PLUSS, Parent Leader, Leadership, Schools, Transformative, Elementary, Middle, High School, Math, CCSS, NGSS, ESL, Bilingual Education

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EIN

01-0819638

 Number

7624761733

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (W05)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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TIDES has provided direct job-embedded professional development and coaching services to over 241 teachers, impacting over 8,000 students in the San Diego County region to assist teachers in implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).Provide 3 four-day Math Institutes to 225 teachers to ensure they can help students master the new Common Core Math Standards.Conducted 2 to 5 day institutes that have reached over 500 teachers and site administrators to accelerate student learning. Trained more than 40 Latino parents to become leaders in their children's schools through our Parent Leaders United for Student Success (PLUSS) program.

Programs

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Program 1

IDDL - Inquiry Designs for Deep Learning

What do you students need to know and do to be successful graduates? They need to ask questions, read critically, think flexibly, solve complex, real-world problems and work collaboratively. In TIDES Inquiry Designs for Deep Learning teacher teams learn how to link direct instruction with problem-based inquiry strategies, which are needed for the successful implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the Common Core. Teachers learn how to coach collaborative student teams, model a continuous process of inquiry, and create rigorous inquiry units aligned to standards. This includes: - 2 trainers at $4000 per day for 35 teachers for five days- Materials for approximately 35 teachers ($1000)- Travel expense in car at $.55 a mile (i.e., $55 a day for approx. 100 miles per day)- Venue to host institute - ($100-$300 per day)- Overhead - (15%)

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Other Named Groups

Budget

$26,350

Program 2

TIDES Math Institute

Many skilled jobs have gone unfulfilled because students lack reasoning and problem-solving ability in mathematics. CCSS aims to rectify this problem but success requires enhancing teacher skills. The TIDES Math Institute is designed to help teachers understand math grade-level progressions as outlined in CCSS, develop critical content knowledge and pedagogical approaches to engage students in mathematical learning and reasoning. This includes: - 2 trainers at $4000 per day for 35 teachers for 4 days- Materials for approximately 35 teachers ($1,000)- Travel expense in car at $.55 a mile (i.e., $55 a day for approx. 100 miles per day)- Venue to host institute - ($100-$300 per day)- Overhead - (15%)

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Other Named Groups

Budget

$20,600

Program 3

Teacher Learning Loop

Learn what constitutes the TIDES CCSS Learning Loop process. Discover how the TIDES CCSS Learning Loop supports implementation of Common Core practices. Put into practice a process for building an organizational strengths, developing a questions of inquiry and prompting student-centered learning culture. Develop a plan for collecting causal and student perception data. Learn how the process puts the ACTION in the action plan. This includes: (Prospective costs of institute)- 2 trainers at $2000 per day for 35 teachers for 2 days- Materials for approximately 35 teachers ($1,000)- Travel expense in car at $.55 a mile (i.e., $55 a day for approx. 100 miles per day)- Venue to host institute - ($100-$300 per day)- Overhead - (15%)

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Other Named Groups

Budget

$10,000

Program 4

Coaching Institute

Are you coaches and instructional leaders prepared for Common Core State and Next Generation Science Standards? Learn to implement the TIDES Coaching Loop to meet CCSS demands. Discover how to build on teachers' strengths to improve instruction. Develop a coaching plan to meet teachers' differing needs. This includes: (Prospective costs of institute)- 2 trainers at $2000 per day for 35 teachers for 2 days- Materials for approximately 35 teachers ($1,000)- Travel expense in car at $.55 a mile (i.e., $55 a day for approx. 100 miles per day)- Venue to host institute - ($100-$300 per day)- Overhead - (15%)

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Other Named Groups

Budget

$10,000

Program 5

PLUSS - Parent Leaders United for Student Success

Parents are an essential part of the learning triangle. TIDES' PLUSS program is a 7-week program to develop a parent leadership cadre. Parents are taught the meaning of collective leadership and learn action research skills to address school and community issues. In addition, this program is in English and Spanish. It is designed to help parents foster their children to be self-regulated learners, ready for 21st Century workplace demands. They are excellent additions to basic parent education programs provided by most schools. This includes: (Prospective costs of institute)- 1 trainer at $400 per session for 8 sessions ($3,200)- Materials for approximately 20 parents ($1,000)- Travel expense in car at $.55 a mile (i.e., $55 a day for approx. 100 miles per day)- Venue to host institute - ($100-$300 per day)- Overhead - (15%)

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Other Named Groups

Budget

$5,500

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

TIDES has served the following school districts in San Diego County: Cajon Valley, Chula Vista, Coronado, Escondido, San Marcos, South Bay. Additionally, TIDES has done professional development work with Manley High in Chicago, Illinois and is stretching its work to Indiana.

Funding Needs

$10,000 to develop and pilot a parent/student program to excel in Common Core Math.$30,000 to offer our 8-session Mastering Common Core Math Content for 70 teachers.$50,000 to cover overhead costs for secretarial and web assistance.$12,000 to offer our 8-session Parent Leaders United for Student Success (PLUSS) to the parents in more schools and districts.

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Principal Officer

Dr. Janet Ann Chrispeels

Co Principal Officer

Dr. Peggy Burke

BIO

Janet Chrispeels, Professor Emeritius Education Studies, UCSD, served as the founding UCSD director for the Joint Doctorate in Educational Leadership, offered in collaboration with California State University, San Marcos. In 1993, Janet joined the faculty at the University of California, Santa Barbara. During her tenure she coordinated the principal preparation program and developed and led the California Center for Effective Schools and the Center for Educational Leadership. These centers worked with multiple shareholders from five school districts to guide them in the process of school and district change. She coordinated the west coast site of Effective Schools for the 21st Century research project led by Dr. Sam Stringfield, University of Louisville.

 Janet has served as president of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement and authored numerous articles and several books on effective schools, shared leadership and district and school reform. She received her BA in political science from Michigan State University in 1996; and MA in political science from San Diego State University (1969); an MS in management from California American University (1983); and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of San Diego (1990). UCSD Education Studies Department - Curriculum Vitae: http://www-tep.ucsd.edu/people/faculty/janet.shtml

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. Jennifer Walters

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