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Upcoming Winter Break Office Closure

The CRIMSI Support Team offices will be closed for a winter break from December 18, 2023, to January 2, 2024. Emails received during that window will receive a response after January 2, 2024. Flex consultations and mid-year consultations will not take place during this time.

Miss the original deadline? Qualify for a mid-pilot stipend disbursement in February 2024 by completing any and all outstanding Onboarding deliverables by January 12, 2024.

Mid-Pilot Stipend Disbursements

Eligible participants who submitted the Stipend Survey by the deadline will receive their December stipend disbursement on December 14, 2023 (plese allow up to 10 business days to post in the banking account).

New Stipend Resource!

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Stipend timeline Info

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Important Updates

Time-sensitive updates including new resources, pilot changes, and new information.

Stipend-eligible participants can now benefit from role-specific Stipend Quick Guides designed to keep them on course throughout the pilot. These guides aid participants in submitting outstanding onboarding deliverables and planning for a successful pilot journey.

The TEA is interested in learning more about your perspective on CRIMSI and your opinions about HQIM products. If you are willing to take part in a 20-minute 1:1 interview via Google Meet, please complete the 1:1 Interview Sign Up Form to let us know of your availability.

Important Note: Selected participants will be compensated for their time. Not all who sign up will be selected to participate.

The TEA is developing a digital platform that centralizes access to high-quality instructional materials for all Texans. To ensure the creation of a system that best meets the needs of educators, the agency has partnered with the U.S. Digital Response (USDR) to conduct interviews with teachers. CRIMSI participants interested in the opportunity to participate are encouraged to complete the User Experience Interviews – Interest Form by Friday, December 15, 2023.

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) Is Seeking Educator Insights

Complete the Change Request Form when participant details provided in the Getting to Know You Quiz change. Change requests include name, grade level, product, campus, etc.

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Semester Two Checklists Available

Semester Two Role-Specific Checklists are available now! Participants are encouraged to work diligently to complete all Semester One tasks in preparation for a sensational spring semester.

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Important Updates

Time-sensitive updates including new resources, pilot changes, and new information.

Role-Specific Action Items

Click on the button for your role to review timely action items to complete this month.

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Complete Outstanding Onboarding Requirements Asynchronously

Gain new insights and actionable solutions to accelerate learning

Join Problem of Practice Sessions

Submit Progress Monitoring Data Submission and Attend Progress Meeting 3

Learn more about required and optional sessions

Attend Required Mid-Year Consultation & Additional Flex Consultation Opportunities

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Initiative Lead

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Semester 1 Checklist

Onboarding checklist

Semester 2 Checklist

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Complete Outstanding Onboarding Requirements Asynchronously

Gain new insights and actionable solutions to accelerate learning

Join Problem of Practice Sessions

Submit Progress Monitoring Data Submission and Attend Progress Meeting 3

Semester 1 Checklist

Semester 2 Checklist

Onboarding checklist

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School Leader

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Action Items

Problem of Practice Sessions (Optional)

Complete Learning Module 7 and Attend CoP #3

Submit Progress Monitoring Data Submission and Attend Progress Meeting 3

Catch Up on Outstanding Pilot Tasks

Semester 1 Checklist

Semester 2 Checklist

Onboarding checklist

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Instructional School Leader

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Complete Professional Development Cycle #3

Catch Up on Outstanding Pilot Tasks

Learn how to complete these Protocol of Practice forms

Submit Protocol of Practice Forms

Semester 2 Checklist

Semester 1 Checklist

Onboarding checklist

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Coach

Action Items

Complete Professional Development Cycle #2

Catch Up on Outstanding Pilot Tasks

* LASO 1A districts only

Learn how to complete these Protocol of Practice forms

Submit Protocol of Practice Forms

Semester 2 Checklist

Semester 1 Checklist

Onboarding checklist

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Teacher*

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Review the CRIMSI Deliverables Dashboard to monitor participant engagement in high-quality professional learning.

Use the Vision Walk Tool to identify trends across multiple classrooms.

Throughout the CRIMSI Pilot, leaders will engage in progress monitoring cycles focused on continuous improvement and fidelity of implementation for HQIM pilot products. The progress monitoring cycle leaders will engage in likely mirrors existing processes in districts and campuses. However, in these progress monitoring cycles, we ask leaders to use CRIMSI tools.  During the progress monitoring cycle, leaders will:

Progress monitoring cycles occur between Progress Meeting Sessions on a six-week cycle.

Best Practices

Analyze progress monitoring data/artifacts with the Implementation Team to identify trends, patterns, barriers, and next steps.

Collect additional artifacts of HQIM implementation, such as student work samples, CRIMSI coach observations, and curriculum-embedded assessment data.

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Submit progress monitoring data prior to scheduled progress meetings.

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If you have questions, concerns, ideas, or feedback, email crimsi@tntp.org  for assistance from the CRIMSI Support Team.

Have a Question? Need help?

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Resources

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Previous Newsletters

Access the pilot- and role-specific newsletter archive to review previous newsletters.

Tip: Whitelist crimsi@tntp.org and noreply@tea.texas.gov to ensure the receipt of pilot emails.

CRIMSI 1B Leaders

CRIMSI 1A Participants

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CRIMSI 1A Leaders

CRIMSI 1B Participants

Register for Session 5: HQIM Assessments on December 5, December 7, or December 12, 2023, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. CT. While registering, use the Zoom dropdown menu to select from the date options provided.

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Problem of Practice (PoP) Sessions

Don't miss out on new insights and actionable solutions to accelerate learning. Reserve your seat today!

PoP sessions enable leaders to collaborate and form impactful thought partnerships. Topics cover HQIM implementation and feature engaging discussions where attendees gain insight and actionable solutions to accelerate implementation.

  • Eureka Math K-5
  • Amplify 3-5 SLAR/DL
  • Amplify K-2 SLAR/DL
  • Amplify 3-5 ELAR

Then, complete one Product Introduction Session asynchronously and submit an exit ticket.

  • Amplify K-2 ELAR
  • Onboarding 2: Teacher Practice
  • Onboarding 3: Student Outcomes
  • Onboarding 1: Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leader Orientation

Complete the required training by watching the asynchronous videos and submitting the corresponding session exit tickets/quizzes in the SY_23_24_Leaders CRIMSI Course.

Complete Outstanding Onboarding

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Best Practices
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Cannot attend a scheduled session?

When is my scheduled CoP?

  • Learn about the implications of missing a CoP in the Stipend Amount Per Deliverable FAQ.
  • The Joining Scheduled CoP Sessions FAQ provides detailed instructions to help participants join via Zoom during the designated CoP date and time.

Reminders:

Complete Learning Module 7: Student Work Analysis (available in TEALearn after January 2) before attending CoP #3.

Complete Learning Module 7and Attend Live CoP #3

Attend CoP Session 3: Developing Action Steps for Student Work Analysis. CoP sessions will be held live via Zoom the week of January 16, 2024.

Use the CoP lookup tool

Learn about make-up options

View CRIMSI Coach Stipend Guidelines

Miss the December Stipend Deadline? Complete all Onboarding Checklist requirements by January 12, 2024, for an early stipend disbursement of $500 in February 2024.

Access the Stipend Amount Per Deliverable FAQ to learn how to discover how to catch up on outstanding pilot tasks. Be sure to review the appropriate role-specific Stipend Quick Guide to learn more about how to successfully fulfill all pilot requirements.

Complete Outstanding Pilot Tasks

Stipend Amount Per Deliverable FAQ

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Best Practices
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Protocol of Practice Forms

Reminder: Participants piloting two product should select "yes" when asked about piloting a second product to continue answering questions for the second pilot product.

Submission Questions? Review this FAQ:

Protocol Submissions FAQ

As soon as possible, submit "Lesson Internalization Form #1", "Lesson Observation Form #1", and "Lesson Rehearsal Form #1." These forms are available from the CRIMSI Data Collection module on the product-specific TEALearn course's Modules page.

Master Progress Monitoring! CRIMSI carefully crafted a resource to support leaders in completing their Data Submission. This rubric empowers leaders to rate and reflect on the three essential implementation questions efficiently.

Progress Meeting Preparation & Monitoring Rating Rubric FAQ

  • Option 2: January 11, 2024
  • Option 1: January 9, 2024
  • Instructional School Leaders - Eureka K-5
  • Instructional School Leaders - Amplify 3-5
  • Instructional School Leaders - Amplify K-2
  • Initiative Lead and School Leaders

Submit the Progress Monitoring #3 Data Submission using the role-specific link:

Choose one of the following dates to attend from 10:00–11:00 a.m. CT:

Prepare for and Attend the RequiredProgress Monitoring Meeting 3

To prepare for Progress Meeting Session 3, leaders review Section 7: Progress Monitoring in the District and/or Campus HQIM Implementation Plan, collect progress monitoring data, and complete their Progress Monitoring Data Submission in TEALearn by Monday, January 8, 2024.

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Register for Session 5: HQIM Assessments on December 5, December 7, or December 12, 2023, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. CT. While registering, use the Zoom dropdown menu to select from the date options provided.

Register Here

Problem of Practice (PoP) Sessions

Don't miss out on new insights and actionable solutions to accelerate learning. Reserve your seat today!

PoP sessions enable leaders to collaborate and form impactful thought partnerships. Topics cover HQIM implementation and feature engaging discussions where attendees gain insight and actionable solutions to accelerate implementation.

  • Eureka Math K-5
  • Amplify 3-5 SLAR/DL
  • Amplify K-2 SLAR/DL
  • Amplify 3-5 ELAR

Then, complete one Product Introduction Session asynchronously and submit an exit ticket.

  • Amplify K-2 ELAR
  • Onboarding 2: Teacher Practice
  • Onboarding 3: Student Outcomes
  • Onboarding 1: Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leader Orientation

Complete the required training by watching the asynchronous videos and submitting the corresponding session exit tickets/quizzes in the SY_23_24_Leaders CRIMSI Course.

Complete Outstanding Onboarding

Professional Development Cycle #3

Each professional development cycle entails one learning module and a live, virtual Community of Practice (CoP) session.
  • Learn about the implications of missing a CoP in the Stipend Amount Per Deliverable FAQ.
  • The Joining Scheduled CoP Sessions FAQ provides detailed instructions to help participants join via Zoom during the designated CoP date and time.

Reminders:

Complete Learning Module 7: Lesson Rehearsal before attending CoP #3.

Cannot attend a scheduled session?

When is my scheduled CoP?

Attend CoP Session 3: Leading Lesson Rehearsal for Strong Practice. CoP sessions will be held live via Zoom, according to the coaches' scheduled CoP date/time.

Use the CoP lookup tool

Learn about make-up options

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  • Make-Up Session 2: January 25, 2024
  • Make-Up Session 1: January 23, 2024

Master Progress Monitoring! CRIMSI carefully crafted a resource to support leaders in completing their Data Submission. This rubric empowers leaders to rate and reflect on the three essential implementation questions efficiently.

Progress Meeting Preparation & Monitoring Rating Rubric FAQ

  • Option 2: January 18, 2024
  • Option 1: January 16, 2024
  • Instructional School Leaders - Eureka K-5
  • Instructional School Leaders - Amplify 3-5
  • Instructional School Leaders - Amplify K-2
  • Initiative Lead and School Leaders

Submit the Progress Monitoring #3 Data Submission using the role-specific link:

Choose one of the following dates to attend from 10:00–11:00 a.m. CT:

Prepare for and Attend the RequiredProgress Monitoring Meeting 3

To prepare for Progress Meeting Session 3, leaders review Section 7: Progress Monitoring in the District and/or Campus HQIM Implementation Plan, collect progress monitoring data, and complete their Progress Monitoring Data Submission in TEALearn by Monday, January 8, 2024.

Access the Stipend Amount Per Deliverable FAQ to learn how to discover how to catch up on outstanding pilot tasks. Be sure to review the appropriate role-specific Stipend Quick Guide to learn more about how to successfully fulfill all pilot requirements.

View CRIMSI Teacher Stipend Guidelines

Miss the December Stipend Deadline? Complete all Onboarding Checklist requirements by January 12, 2024, for an early stipend disbursement of $500 in February 2024.

Complete Outstanding Pilot Tasks

Stipend Amount Per Deliverable FAQ

Previous Newsletters
Resources
Best Practices
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Previous Newsletters
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View CRIMSI Instructional School Leader (ISL) Stipend Guidelines

Miss the December Stipend Deadline? Complete all Onboarding Checklist requirements by January 12, 2024, for an early stipend disbursement of $500 in February 2024.

Access the Stipend Amount Per Deliverable FAQ to learn how to discover how to catch up on outstanding pilot tasks. Be sure to review the appropriate role-specific Stipend Quick Guide to learn more about how to successfully fulfill all pilot requirements.

Complete Outstanding Pilot Tasks

Stipend Amount Per Deliverable FAQ

Previous Newsletters
Resources
Best Practices
Role-Specific Action Items
Important Updates

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Professional Development Cycle #2

Each professional development cycle entails one learning module and a live, virtual Community of Practice (CoP) session.
  • Learn about the implications of missing a CoP in the Stipend Amount Per Deliverable FAQ.
  • The Joining Scheduled CoP Sessions FAQ provides detailed instructions to help participants join via Zoom during the designated CoP date and time.

Reminders:

Complete Learning Module 6: Assessments in HQIM and submit an exit ticket in the TEALearn course as soon as possible.

Cannot attend a scheduled session?

When is my scheduled CoP?

Attend CoP Session 2: Assessments in HQIM. CoP sessions will be held live via Zoom, according to the teachers' scheduled CoP date/time.

Use the CoP lookup tool

Learn about make-up options

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New Resource Alert:

Introducing the Stipend Quick Guides

For Coaches

For Teachers

for instructional school leaders

The role-specific Stipend Quick Guides assist participants with submitting outstanding onboarding deliverables and planning for successful pilot matriculation. We hope these living documents offer support and transparency to participants as they work to complete all required tasks and deliverables.

Register for Session 5: HQIM Assessments on December 5, December 7, or December 12, 2023, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. CT. While registering, use the Zoom dropdown menu to select from the date options provided.

Register Here

Problem of Practice (PoP) Sessions

Don't miss out on new insights and actionable solutions to accelerate learning. Reserve your seat today!

PoP sessions enable leaders to collaborate and form impactful thought partnerships. Topics cover HQIM implementation and feature engaging discussions where attendees gain insight and actionable solutions to accelerate implementation.

Protocol of Practice Forms

Reminder: Participants piloting two product should select "yes" when asked about piloting a second product to continue answering questions for the second pilot product.

Submission Questions? Review this FAQ:

Protocol Submissions FAQ

As soon as possible, submit "Lesson Internalization Form #1." This form is available from the CRIMSI Data Collection module on the product-specific TEALearn course's Modules page.

Master Progress Monitoring! CRIMSI carefully crafted a resource to support leaders in completing their Data Submission. This rubric empowers leaders to rate and reflect on the three essential implementation questions efficiently.

Progress Meeting Preparation & Monitoring Rating Rubric FAQ

  • Option 2: January 11, 2024
  • Option 1: January 9, 2024
  • Instructional School Leaders - Eureka K-5
  • Instructional School Leaders - Amplify 3-5
  • Instructional School Leaders - Amplify K-2
  • Initiative Lead and School Leaders

Submit the Progress Monitoring #3 Data Submission using the role-specific link:

Choose one of the following dates to attend from 10:00–11:00 a.m. CT:

Prepare for and Attend the RequiredProgress Monitoring Meeting 3

To prepare for Progress Meeting Session 3, leaders review Section 7: Progress Monitoring in the District and/or Campus HQIM Implementation Plan, collect progress monitoring data, and complete their Progress Monitoring Data Submission in TEALearn by Monday, January 8, 2024.

Previous Newsletters
Resources
Best Practices
Role-Specific Action Items
Important Updates

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Previous Newsletters
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Mid-Year Consultation
Initiative Leads attend a required mid-year session with their advisor and may schedule flex consultations as needed.

Insider Tip: Invite CRIMSI school leaders and instructional school leaders to the scheduled consultation for aligned support across campuses.

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Consultations with CRIMSI Advisors

Required Mid-Year Consultations are underway and will be held through December 15, 2023, and resuming from January 4, 2024, through January 26, 2024. Leaders receive personalized support and consulting around key implementation areas based on data from pilot participation, engagement, and leader dashboard information. Register now using the following link.

Schedule a flex consultation at any time throughout the entire pilot year for 1:1 support and guidance with your CRIMSI Advisor.