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2015 - 2016 Superintendent Goals

by Mark Bejot

October 13, 2015

Superintendent Goals

2015 – 2016

  1. Goal #1:  Wakefield Community School will increase student achievement through relationships, engagement and relevant learning for all. (Curriculum, Americanism & Technology)
    1. Revise the English Language Arts and Mathematics curriculum to newer Nebraska state standards or national standards.
    2. Continuously improve student learning as evidenced on MAP & NeSA assessment scores in reading, mathematics, science and writing.
      1. Improve math problem solving skills across the curriculum.
      2. Improve reading scores at the elementary and high school level.
      3. Improve science assessment scores at the elementary and high school.
      4. Improve six trait writing skills of all students.
    3. Increase school rigor throughout the curriculum.
      1. Writing across the curriculum requiring more student writing using iPads and other digital formats.
      2. Requesting high school staff to add at least one essay/paragraph question on exams.  Post student writing activities in the hallways.
      3. Elementary to continue writing activities and posting work in the hallways.
      4. Complete administrative book study, "Sparking Student Creativity, "Practical Ways to Promote Innovative Thinking and Problem Solving."
    4. Monitor the music program vision and make revision in collaboration with the teachers to increase student involvement and commitment to music.
    5. Monitor and revise the Limited English Proficient program PreK - 12 and report progress to the board.
    6. Student learning will increase through meaningful staff relationships through various "School Pride" activities.
    7. Proved a mix of professional development activities addressing distant learning activities  in technology, effective student engagement, problem solving strategies to improve staff instruction that increases student learning.
    8. Establish a Vocational Advisory Team (Group of 5 -7).  this will consist of business members, parents, and representative from each Career & Technical Education (CTE) area - Industrial Technical Education, Family &Consumer Science, and Business Education.
  2. Goal #2:  Wakefield Community School will make efficient use of all resources.  (Business & Finance)
    1. Revise and/or develop certified and classified job descriptions.
    2. Examine the school budget and begin planning for potential project of need and interest to the community resulting in a long range strategic plan.  Develop a one to five year strategic plan.
  3. Goal #3:  Wakefield Community School will facilitate communication with staff, parents, patrons, and students (Public & Personnel Relations)
    1. Improve public awareness using multiple information formats (newspaper, Face Book, district website, twitter) concerning Wakefield  Community School and the educational opportunities afforded our students.
    2. Promote the "School Pride" program with in the school and to the community.
    3. Plan a digital community meeting emphasizing student learning.

    Approved at the October 12, 2015 Board meeting

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