District Goals

GOAL #1: The Superintendent will ensure the alignment of the District’s facility upgrades to its teaching and learning mission, ensuring the new and renovated spaces are designed to promote student learning and engagement. 

INDICATORS:
The Superintendent will implement a structure throughout the referendum construction projects that aligns to instruction and considers the following: 

a) Faculty, staff, and community voice is taken into consideration in the building design process.
b) New and renovated buildings reflect the values and needs of the District to provide high quality learning environments that advance college and career readiness.
c) New and renovated buildings appropriately support the technology needs of students and teachers.
d) Provide relevant, high-quality professional development opportunities to advance the District’s teaching and learning mission.

MEASUREMENT: 
The Superintendent will provide regular updates, including an annual summary, to the Board of Education on the facility planning and design process to demonstrate collaboration and reflection of student, faculty, staff, and community needs in regards to referendum projects. 
 

GOAL #2: The Superintendent will champion and institutionalize the District’s commitment to high academic achievement by providing meaningful support and effective accountability of school performance.  This includes fostering a culture of high expectations of all students, focusing efforts to close the achievement gap, and supporting efforts to address disparities in student discipline. 

INDICATORS:
The Superintendent will make equity in academic outcomes a clear and urgent priority by:

a) Regular data reporting on student performance to identify gaps and areas in need of support and resources.
b) Regular data reporting on student discipline that will inform professional development and targeted strategies to keep students in the classroom and learning.
c) Review, update, and implement new policies as necessary to advance equity in education within the District.
d) Identify opportunities to grow the District’s academic offerings and expand enterprising new programs that support students in college and career readiness and align to the District’s mission.
e) Continue to support and monitor outcomes of the District’s rich program offerings that provide enhanced academic opportunities to underrepresented student groups.
f) Provide high quality professional learning opportunities for faculty and staff that support this goal.

MEASUREMENT:
The Superintendent will provide annual updates to the Board of Education outlining progress made during the previous year and plans for the coming year.  Regular updates on the various programs and reports will be made during Board of Education meetings for Board discussion as appropriate. 

GOAL #3: The Superintendent will put communication with both internal and external stakeholders at the forefront of the District’s efforts to continue to build trust and strengthen lasting relationships that benefit student learning. 

INDICATORS:
The Superintendent will make effective communication a priority through:

a) Maintaining a visible presence in the community through attendance and participation in school and community events and/or presentations.
b) Producing regular communications through the Annual Report distributed to all residents of the District, which will include information on the District’s financial condition.
c) Considering parent/community voice in the decision-making process to ensure the values of the community are reflected in its schools, including participation and involvement with underrepresented communities in the District.
d) Creating and supporting avenues for student voices to be heard and considered.
e) Creating open lines of communication with CFT and CESP leaders and their membership to address District-wide prioritized needs.

GOAL #4: The Superintendent will develop standards and a schedule for program evaluation for outside programs to ensure they support the mission and vision of the District, the strategic plan, and the social, emotional, and academic needs of all students. 

INDICATORS:
The Superintendent will lead program evaluation through:

a) Identifying programs operating within the District for evaluation.
b) Developing data reporting methods and measurements for each program to measure effectiveness.
c) Identifying stakeholders and educational leaders to assist in the District’s programs and make recommendations to the Board of Education.

MEASUREMENT:
The Superintendent will provide the Board of Education a report of the progress made in establishing the program evaluation standards and schedule, as well as the final report from all evaluations performed.