For the past two years I have published a monthly PowerWalks Hero School list.  It is a list of campuses that conducted an exemplar number of classroom observations (based on the size of the school) for a given month.  The reason why this list is important it that it recognizes a campus that is committed to a path that supports teachers in the cueing of replacement practices, improves the problem solving capacity of the campus, and creates “game film” that improves the quality of coaching interactions.  In short, the hero schools aren’t talking about improving, they are working at improving.  The 67 schools listed below are the schools that earned their way on the list for the 2012-2013 school year. 

For those setting a goal for 2013-2014 school year.  The August, just getting school started, target for all schools is 15 observations.  Then in September we will get serious again.

Until then, to the Hero 67, congratulations, one and all!

Elementary Schools Junior High and Middle Schools Alternative Schools Combined Campuses High Schools
Dean-Highland ES (WISD) 10 Times Tennyson MS (WISD) 8 Times Afton Oaks (JWJPCS) 6 Times Louise Schools (LISD) 9 Times Waco HS (WISD) 7 Times
JH Hines ES (WISD) 10 Times San Marcos (JWJPCS) 6 Times
Tidehaven IS (TISD) 6 Times Munday Secondary School (MISD) Hutto HS (HISD) 6 Times
Bell’s Hill ES (WISD) 9 Times Hays County (JWJPCS) 4 Times University HS (WISD) 6 Times
Kendrick ES (WISD) 9 Times Hutto MS (HISD) 4 Times
McFee ES (CFISD) 9 Times Indian Spring MS (WISD) 4 Times Garza County (JWJPCS) 2 Times Tidehaven HS (TISD) 4 Times
South Waco ES (WISD) 9 Times Tom Bean MS (TBISD) 4 Times Granbury (JWJPCS) 2 Times
Fairdale HS (JCS) 3 Times
Provident Heights (WISD) 8 Times Big Spring MS (BSISD) 3 Times Rockdale (JWJPCS) Smithson Valley HS (CISD) 3 Times
Chavez MS (WISD) 3 Times
Markham ES (TISD) 7 Times Marlin MS (MISD) 3 Times Kennedale HS (KISD) 2 Times
Ray ES (HISD) 7 Times
Carver Academy (WISD) Cocke County HS (CCPS)
Alta Vista ES (WISD) 6 Times Dublin IS (DISD) Hull-Daisetta HS (HDISD)
Cedar Ridge ES (WISD) 6 Times Kerr MS (BISD) Marlin HS (MISD)
Cottonwood Creek ES (HISD) 6 Times Lake Jackson IS (BISD) Mayde Creek HS (KISD)
Hutto ES (HISD) 6 Times Minot HS (MPS)
Mountainview ES (WISD) 6 Times
West Ave ES (WISD) 6 Times
Bill Brown ES (CISD) 5 Times
Johnson ES (HISD) 5 Times
Blessing ES (TISD) 4 Times
Crestview ES (WISD) 4 Times
Frazier ES (CFISD) 4 Times
Rennell ES (CFISD) 4 Times
Startzville ES (CISD) 3 Times
Brooke Ave ES (WISD) 2 Times
Dublin ES (DISD) 2 Times
Specht ES (CISD) 2 Times
Bluebonnet Trails ES (MISD)
Bulverde ES (CISD)
Garden Ridge ES (CISD)
Hilcrest ES (WISD)
Indian Springs ES (CISD)
Johnson Ranch ES (CISD)
Marlin ES (MISD)
Morningside ES (CISD)
Oak Meadows ES (MISD)
Rebecca Creek ES (CISD)

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