Growing College Prep Strategies School-wide
Oxnard Union High School District adopted digiCOACH under Dr. Gabe Soumakian's leadership during the 2012-13 school year. After rolling out digiCOACH with a custom edition informed by the districts WASC finding, Kathleen Beckham, former AVID® District Director at Oxnard UHSD, expressed her interest in developing an edition of digiCOACH to support the implementation of WICOR® strategies school wide. digiCOACH worked with WICOR® experts from Oxnard UHSD to develop our College Prep Edition.
Interested in using digiCOACH?
Looking for an app to observe, track, and coach classroom observations? digiCOACH is an app that is designed to conveniently manage this process. Through this app, users can quickly document and give feedback. Reports to support discussions and recommendations are also provided.
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With digiCOACH, District Directors, Coordinators, Principals, and Coaches are able to:
digiCOACH guides users through five Focus Areas allowing for data collection on WICOR® compatible strategies during classroom visits.
Give quick, yet meaningful feedback to teachers with prewritten WICOR®-aligned commendations and coaching tips.
Utilize the powerful suite of cloud reports to support discussion and professional development needs.
2012-13 School Year - Oxnard Union High School District first implemented digiCOACH Classroom Instruction edition.
2013-14 School Year - Development of custom WICOR® compatible edition begins.
2014-15 School Year - Implementation of College Prep edition at Oxnard High School.
2015 - Present School Year - Ongoing data collection with College Prep edition.
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Results and Gains
Administrators focused on WASC findings which identified the need to increase student engagement and student-teachers relationships.
- Over 7,300 Walkthroughs Completed in 2013-14 School Year
- 40% Reduction in Suspension Rates
- 0.9% Increase in Average Daily Attendance
- Nearly $1,000,000 in Additional ADA Funding Received by the District