Annual Progress

Strategic Plan (CSIP 2021) Annual Priorities 2017-2018

Accomplished!

Personalized Learning - We will prepare each student for their future through competency-based learning, a flexible learning environment, and student-centered learning.
1. Developed a vision for K-8th grade technology integration. We will issue Chromebooks to all middle school students, and devote an additional 500 devices for elementary students, in the fall.
2. Implemented a modified grade card for all K-5th grade students.
3. Integrated competency-based and student-centered learning into curriculum development processes.
4. Initiated project-based learning team in grades 6-12.
5. Utilized a consultant to initiate Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) processes and to guide student data analysis and Tier 2 interventions.

Team Member Goal - We will develop the skills of our team members to improve student success.
6. Provided regular teacher observations and personalized feedback.

Financial Management Goal - We will manage growth, finances, and support services proactively and responsibly.
7. Conducted a professional demography study to inform decisions around near-capacity enrollment at Matthews Elementary and Prairie Branch Elementary.
8. Passed a bond issue with 76.69% “Yes” vote for the next phase of high school addition and renovation.

Climate Goal - We will provide a learning environment that is safe, positive, respectful, and welcoming.
9. Purchased a camera monitoring system for all school buses for 2018-2019.
10. Implemented new anti-bullying training for students and team members.
11. Implemented a revised Trauma Response Plan that integrates the previous Grief Plan and Counseling Plan.
12. Implemented training and practice with new back-up classroom door security devices.

Community Relations Goal - We will increase family and community involvement in our schools and district, and will effectively communicate internally and externally.

13. Eleyo implemented for online student fee payment.
14. Established student input panels for grades 9-12.
15. Updated district and school webpages with families in mind and rolled out a new district app.

Strategic Plan (CSIP 2021) Annual Priorities 2016-2017

Accomplished!

Personalized Learning - We will prepare each student for their future through competency-based learning, a flexible learning environment, and student-centered and student-directed learning.
1. Successful pilot of a modified grade card for grades K-5, including specific academic and non-academic standards.
2. Successful small-scale pilot of a gradebook program for grades 6-12.
3. Selected a universal screener program to track student performance for intervention, with a plan for implementation for the 2017-2018 school year.
4. Issued a Chromebook device to each high school student.

Team Member Goal - We will develop the skills of our team members to improve student success.
5. Identified specific non-certified roles who may feel inadequately prepared for their roles and provided the necessary training to address deficiencies.
6. Implemented processes for the evaluation of all professional learning experiences in certified staff.
7. Implement processes for the evaluation of all professional learning experiences in non-certified staff.
8. Identified non-certified roles in need of feedback processes/evaluations that need to be more job-specific. Changes made to the evaluation processes for non-certified personnel.
9. Student survey data integrated into the certified educator evaluation process for grades 3-12.

Climate Goal - We will provide a learning environment that is safe, positive, respectful, and welcoming.
10. Conducted quarterly District Safety Committee meetings to review and revise the District Safety Plan.
11. Evaluated the need for revision of our Grief Plan and Counseling Crisis Plan, as well as the alignment of these with any revisions to the Safety Plan.
12. Researched the implications for “trauma-Informed” schools.

Financial Management Goal - We will manage growth, finances, and support services proactively and responsibly.
13. Identified essential operational processes needing clarification for increased efficiency and/or effectiveness. Protocols clarified.
14. Reviewed the process for the annual review of the competitiveness of pay and benefits.

Community Relations Goal - We will increase family and community involvement in our schools and district, and will effectively communicate internally and externally.
15. Created a “dashboard” to make district performance data and CSIP 2021 progress more easily accessible and understandable for stakeholders.
16. Established a Communications Advisory Board with representatives of key stakeholder groups to advise the internal and external communications of the District.
17. Developed a district comprehensive communications plan.
18. Doubled the number of Bright Futures partnerships with business and faith-based groups, and the impact of these partnerships on our students and schools.
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