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Wallingford 100

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The Wallingford 100 strives to achieve 100% Community Involvement with 100% Student Engagement for 100% Graduation/Success. These are ways we are working towards making the Wallingford 100 a reality. Click each one for more information:

Implementation Team 2015-2017

Implementation Team 2013-2015

The High School Innovation Implementation Team is comprised of one administrator and two teachers from Wallingford Public Schools who have been awarded a part-time sabbatical. During this year, the participants will be focusing on various components of High School Reform. Particularly, they will be looking at a credit recovery system, reconfiguring the graduation requirements, implementing a Capstone Project, and investigating a Bridge Academy for incoming freshmen.

Team Members

David Bryant, Principal, Lyman Hall High School

Kenneth Daly, English Teacher, Lyman Hall High School

Melanie Montagnon, Social Studies Teacher, Mark T. Sheehan High School

Initiatives & Research

Here is the website for the Innovation Team - please feel free to take a look and see what we have been up to!
March 13, 2014
Today we had our second presentation to the Innovation Team Review Board.
Here is the Slide Presentation
February 25, 2014
This month's ThingLink is focused on the emerging format of Wallingford's Capstone Experience. We'd like to thank the wide variety of teachers at both high schools who have had a role in shaping what Capstone will look like in our district.
As always, moving the cursor over each image allows you to access a variety of documents. Included is a link to an open ended survey question by which you can provide feedback. We very much welcome your input in advance of the 2014-2015 pilot year.
January 21, 2014

Here is a link to our newest ThingLink for you to review. As a reminder, when you click on the link provided, you simply hover your mouse over the image and several icons will appear. You can move your mouse to each icon and information will pop up.

We hope that you find this information valuable.

Mid-Year: Innovation Team 13-14

November 22, 2013

In our efforts with keeping you informed with our activities, here is a link to our newest ThingLink. As you hover your mouse over the image, items will pop up which will provide you with information about what we are researching.

Things to Ponder

November 7, 2013

Here is a link to a ThingLink that we presented to the Innovation Team Review Board. As you hover your mouse over the image, there are icons that will highlight our major initiatives, what we have already learned, and what our next steps are going to be. Also, our previous ThingLinks are also linked to for reference.

Review Board ThingLink

October 9, 2013
In continuing with our efforts to keep you updated with our initiatives and research, we are providing a link to our next ThingLink for your review.
We hope that you find this information valuable. We appreciate your time and feedback.
We look forward to continued collaboration.
September 19, 2013
One of the goals of the Innovation Team is to provide periodic updates on the work that we are doing. We realize that your time is valuable, so we will be providing you with an update of our work periodically that highlights not only what we are doing, but also research and ideas that we have found insightful and valuable to pass along. We have organized this information in a way that we feel will allow you to peruse the information and delve deeper, if you are interested. When you click on the link provided, you simply hover your mouse over the image and several icons will appear. You can move your mouse to each icon and information will pop up. There will be pictures, videos, quotes, polls, documents, and information. One of the documents provides an opportunity for you to ask us questions about our work. If there is a link provided, you can click for more information or to participate in the poll or discussion.
We hope that you find this information valuable.
We look forward to sharing and collaborating with you throughout the year.

Innovation Team 2012-2013


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Changing Mindset with

100% Community Support for 100% Engaged Students and 100% Graduation

The Wallingford 100 is a systemic and sustainable plan to transform Wallingford Public Schools. The plan is included here as well as a PowerPoint presentation that explains it in more detail.

Corporate Sponsors

The following are corporate partners of the 21st Century Innovation Project 2012-2013 in collaboration with the Wallingford Board of Education:
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Component Engineers Inc.

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The Innovation Team presents a course developed to expose teachers to the concepts of personalized learning. This course will be rolled out to staff over the next 2 years. Click here to find out more information.

The Wallingford 100

High School Reform Plan


Updated Wallingford 100 PowerPoint Presentation- April 2013

Wallingford 100 Presentation for CSDE

Press Release- Overview of the Plan

The Wallingford 100

Pyramid of Transformation

Mindset Trifold Brochure

"Elevator Pitch" on Mindset

Prezi of Our Research

La actidud del exito- Mindset

Script in Spanish

Team Members

Jan Murphy, Principal @janmurphy1106

Kate O’Donnell, Information Technology Resource Teacher @odonnell24

Patty Pursell, Physical Education Teacher @pattypursell