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Mission & Goals

Mission & Goals
 

Unite. Empower. Inspire...Excellence: Every Student, Every Classroom, Every Day

We unite our community through respectful relationships, fostering a culture of excellence. 

We empower students, providing education opportunities that develop curiosity, creativity, and individual talents. 

We inspire each other to lead purposeful lives of empathy, gratitude, and compassion.

2021-22 Board Priorities

(1) Produce a culture of academic success

(2) Pursue innovative teaching and learning practices.

(3) Provide a safe and modern learning environment for our students.

(4) Operations and Long-Range Planning

2021-22 Board Priorities and Administrative Goals

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS

Expectation of Academic Success 

  • Implement evidence-based practices that support instructional access for all students through Universal Design for Learning
  • Explore alternative learning opportunities at every level (e.g. blended learning, Career Technical Education)
  • Increase opportunities to further student achievement and engagement through reading, writing, literacy, speaking, listening and critical thinking
  • Reinforce the thoughtful, developmentally appropriate use of technology
  • Provide professional learning for all staff in all areas and academic disciplines, as appropriate, to better serve students

Student Support

  • Improve multi-tiered systems of support
    • Enhance essential student programs (e.g., RTI, GT, dyslexia, 504 plans, counseling, twice exceptional, etc.)
    • Continue to refine student support team processes, including early identification of special needs
    • Expand systems to focus on the social-emotional and behavioral needs of all students
    • Apply evidence-based approaches, such as restorative practices, youth mental health first-aid, suicide prevention and student safety, and the thoughtful, developmentally appropriate use of technology
    • Reinforce social-emotional learning through the comprehensive school counseling curriculum and embedded instruction, as appropriate
  • Uphold the value of Special Education
    • Refine resources, staffing, systems and instructional delivery models, ensuring the growth of all students
    • Provide curricular resources, research-based instructional strategies and assessment tools that allow teaching math, reading and writing with fidelity to students who have unique learning needs and styles
    • Address recommendations of the Special Education program review and Inclusive Culture Committee

OPERATIONAL GOALS

Operations and Long-Range Planning

  • Maintain a long-range plan for operational processes
    • Study potential budgeting and policy priorities as a result of, or in preparation for, legislative priorities
    • Analyze demographic, enrollment and transfer data to optimize resources, facilities and staffing
  • Safeguard students, staff and resources by securing schools and cyber technologies
  • Examine and re-evaluate budget priorities in preparation for or in response to evolving circumstances
    • Continue a multi-year strategic budgeting approach
    • Manage capital projects and plan for possible future bonds with community input
    • Explore collaborative or alternative fundraising and revenue generation strategies