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2016-2017 School Committee Goals

2016-2017 School Committee Goals



General Title

Commitment

Goal

Benchmark(s)

Stakeholders

Achieved

Communication

Communicate effectively with all stakeholders on important school committee topics

To develop a structure for ongoing communication of important SC information

Communication will come from SC to town residents the following formats:  

Parents

Students

Faculty/Staff

Community members

School Councils

Administration

Town Government

Middle School Building Improvement

To effectively present to the town boards a plan to address the middle school facility needs

Prepare a Statement of Interest for submission for CORE program or accelerated  repair

MSWG Sub-committee to create joint meeting agenda and presentation.


Public forums


Develop SOI or improvement plan

Middle School Students and families, community members, select board

Homework

To provide a platform for discussions regarding homework

To facilitate a dialogue on homework best practice

Consider the following:

District wide philosophy, survey, school council participation, forums, admin study group  

Students

Teachers

Parents

Administrators

Health and Wellness

To provide a safe, healthy and emotionally supportive environment in which all students are able to learn.

By April complete a study and update the Wellness Policy pre-k - 12

Create working group(s)

Research best practice as it relates to:

-recess

-lunch and snack

-High School start times (working group)

-social emotional curriculum







Students

Nurses

School Committee

Parents

Teachers

Administrators

Adjustment counselors




Facilities and Grounds Maintenance

To ensure that all buildings are properly maintained.

Create a procedure for monitoring ongoing maintenance of grounds and buildings

Create a working group

Superintendent

Students

Select Board

DPW

Facilities Director

Town Mgr

School Committee

Head Custodians


General Title

Commitment

Goal

Benchmark(s)

Stakeholders

Achieved

Student Achievement

To continue to ensure that all students achieve at high levels

To research the expansion of an advanced learning program at elementary and middle levels.


To support the PS Director in an internal program review

Surveying other districts regarding advanced learning programs


Curriculum research


Scheduling research


Parent and staff surveys

Review of services and delivery

Research the development of programming

Administrators


Teachers


Students





16-17 Tasks

  • Schedule regular reports from Pupil Services, Technology and Curriculum

  • Review School Choice and METCO participation

  • Superintendent Goal setting and evaluation

  • Budget review and approval

  • Explore alternate sources of funding including public and private grants

  • Planning and professional development time for teachers

  • Looking at the role of School Council

  • Monitoring enrollment and class sizes

  • Review of media release forms and policy




(special education program review, exploring middle school clubs,




Approved as amended 9-27-2016