Strategic Priorities – 2021-2024

Mission: All students graduate college, career, and citizenship ready

Vision: High quality instruction and learning for Every Child, Every Day, in every classroom

4 Areas of Focus

1. Safe and Supportive Learning Environment-

Caring environment where every child is known by name and need. 

  • Cultivate district and school culture that is characterized by the belief that all students can learn, and it is our moral imperative to ensure learning for all.
  • Utilize effective classroom and school strategies that build a safe learning environment for all students.
  • Utilize a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) to implement strategies that support both behavioral and academic interventions to ensure student success.
  • Update and revise safe school plans and district emergency response systems.
  • Evaluate school facilities to incorporate best practices in security and emergency planning.

2. College and Career Ready Graduates

All students prepared for life after high school.

  • Focus on effective core instruction – 5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning Framework (5D+), Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum, high leverage strategies in content areas, EL strategies, student engagement and tier 2 and 3 targeted supports.
  • Collaboration – Collaborative teaming with an underlying growth mindset to continually seek out and apply best instructional practice: Professional Learning Communities, grade level and subject level alignment.
  • Expand early learning opportunities to ensure school readiness and a strong foundation for all students.
  • Multi-year plans focused on improving the academic core (instruction, curriculum, assessment)
  • Technology literate students – Create a vision and plan to leverage technology to improve learning.
  • 21st Century Skills- Explore 21st Century Skills and methods to assess student progress.

3. Family and Community Partnerships-

Nurture and build relationships with families and stakeholders to fully participate as partners in every child’s education.

  • Cultivate partnerships with business and community stakeholders to engage students in real world learning environments.
  • Create and foster partnerships with families to improve learning and prepare students for life beyond high school.

4. Culturally Responsive and Inclusive Learning Environment –

Every student is included, feels welcome, and is treated with dignity: Shape an inclusive environment in our schools, intentionally designed to foster a sense of belonging by honoring the dignity of each and every student. It is our goal that each student is honored and feels welcome, and experiences access and unconditional belonging in each of our schools.

  • Resource distribution based on student need which address barriers to success.
  • Access to education programs and high-quality instruction
  • School culture and climate that values and celebrates diversity as a collective strength.
  • Identify and address practices and policies that perpetuate gaps in discipline and achievement.

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