Perk Coneptual Framework
The SWPRSC/PERK Mentor and Literacy coaches, in collaboration with the MNU grant personnel developed a conceptual framework and statement of purpose to represent the goals of the PERK grant project.
PERK Grant Statement of Purpose:
The goal of the PERK Literacy program is to provide a framework to support and enhance secondary content knowledge through literacy strategies.
PERK Grant Conceptual Framework: (a work in progress)
The CASL image is a visual representation of the grant’s four initiatives discussed in the statement of purpose.
C = Content knowledge integration with literacy skills
A = Assessment data which guides the choice of strategies;
S = Strategies based on research in best practices, that address the assessment results;
L = Literacy Skills addressed in each district by Literacy Cadres provide the foundation ofthe model. Literacy Cadres are made up of teachers who fulfill the role of literacy and mentor coaches.