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GW AmeriCorps VISTAS


Kayla Sykes

Been working on:
-Finalized the 1st 21CCLC quarterly report (submitted on 1/15) - my input included calculating the enrollment and ADA values, categorizing analyst/coordinator comments, summarizing the results, and highlighting the most important comments for OSSE
-Provided a PARCC score analysis for 20 extended day schools - I compared the PARCC scores between SY16-17 and SY17-18 and conducted a % gains analysis; the results showed the % PARCC gains in ELA and Math for all 20 extended day sites and overall; I provided a summary report which included a table of the results and the key findings (submitted to Lisa on 1/11)

Main upcoming projects:
-Finalizing my presentation summarizing the EOY report results for our meeting on 1/23
-Helping our new VISTA get oriented with Central Office - she is visiting on Friday (1/18) for lunch/coffee and to meet the OSTP team
-Finalize the February Enrichment Packet (aiming to send this out to analysts/coordinators on Feb 4th)

Gave 70.00 hours between 12/30/2018 and 01/12/2019 with DCPS Central Office
Kayla Sykes

Been working on:
-Submitted the Q1 VISTA Quarterly Report on 12/17
-Prepared and presented a quick summary of the EOY Report to ELT and OSTP staff at our meeting + Potluck event on 12/19
-Summarizing input from analysts/coordinators for the 1st 21CCLC Quarterly Report

Main upcoming projects:
-Preparing a more in-depth presentation of the EOY Report results for our meeting on 1/23
-Continuing to summarize input from analysts/coordinators for the 1st 21CCLC Quarterly Report (due 1/15)
-Finalizing and emailing out the January Enrichment Packet (just have to get it approved by Margot and Vonia)

* Margot wasn't in the office to sign

Gave 74.00 hours between 12/16/2018 and 12/29/2018 with DCPS Central Office
Kayla Sykes

Been working on:
-Completing the Q1 VISTA Quarterly Report (submitted on 12/17)
-Developing EOY Report presentation for our next monthly meeting with all OSTP staff (meeting takes place on 1/23)
-Working on the first 21CCLC grant Quarterly Report

Main upcoming projects:
-Summarizing input from OSTP analysts and coordinators for the 1st 21CCLC Quarterly Report
-Finalize and email out the January Enrichment packet (aiming to email the resources to all analysts and coordinators on 1/3)

Gave 70.00 hours between 12/02/2018 and 12/15/2018 with DCPS Central Office
Kayla Sykes

Been working on:
-Mainly: Organized and analyzed all data for the SY 17-18 End of Year Report; composed and edited the EOY Report (submitted on 11/30)
-Collecting resources for the December Enrichment Packet for the analysts and coordinators

Main upcoming projects:
-Developing a presentation summarizing the EOY Report to present at our next OSTP meeting
-Start collecting input from analysts and coordinators to complete the Q1 Report (due Jan 15th)

Gave 70.50 hours between 11/18/2018 and 12/01/2018 with DCPS Central Office
Danielle Ciaurro

11/18-12/1 Accomplishments
-Girls on the Run 5K
-Research on donors for supplemental funding for the DCPS/GWU VISTA program
-Research on 'parent university' models at other public school districts

Gave 56.00 hours between 11/17/2018 and 11/30/2018 with Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service
Kayla Sykes

Been working on:
-Submitted the Spring 2018 APR Report
-Working on the EOY Report - demographic analysis, participation analysis, and classroom grade analysis for all 54 schools within our 21CCLC grant

Main upcoming projects:
-Finalizing the EOY Report
-Getting ideas for the December Enrichment Packet and sending it out to all site analysts and coordinators

Gave 72.50 hours between 11/04/2018 and 11/17/2018 with DCPS Central Office