The has approved the school district’s goals and objectives for the remainder of this academic year and the entire 2012-2013 school year.
The board approved the goals at its March 1 meeting.
GOAL 1: Student Performance – Improve student performance for ALL students through an intense focus on enhancing the teaching and instructional experience throughout the district.
Plan, develop and implement a K-12 curriculum that is aligned to the State and Common Core standards Establish a teacher observation and evaluation system that aligns instruction to the standards- based curriculum and is based on effective practices and learning outcomes.
Provide opportunities for increased professional development to support the achievement of this goal.
GOAL 2: Communications – Improve communication among all members of the Wayne school district in order to share important information about the school district in a way that is timely, meaningful, and responsive to the needs of the community.
Develop a communication plan for the district to specify strategies that will maximize our current resources while exploring new avenues for keeping the district and the community connected. Create additional opportunities for the district and schools to proactively present information to the community while soliciting valuable input and feedback.
GOAL 3: Operations – To effectively and efficiently use district resources to provide safe, healthy, supportive environments that support educational initiatives and provide accountability for outcomes.
Develop and implement the annual budget to support educational and operational initiatives, and provide fiscal accountability to the community. Assess district practices, procedures, and internal control systems to ensure fiscal accountability and efficient and responsive operations.
GOAL 4: Technology – To increase the use of technology for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of achieving all other district goals.
Inventory and assess the use of existing technology resources throughout the district Redesign and launch the district and school web pages to be more inviting, informational, and user-friendly Increase opportunities for implementing innovative educational technology resources for instructional, operational, and administrative use.
A copy of the goals and objectives has been attached to this article. The list can also be found on the district's Web site.
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