STRATEGIC DIRECTION 1:
Objective 1.A- Curriculum and Assessment: Design and implement comprehensive curriculum and programs that are rigorous, relevant, and informed by meaningful assessments.
Objective 1.B- Instructional Practices: Equip staff with the skills, knowledge, and understanding necessary to provide high-quality, differentiated instruction that will prepare students to be successful for life.
Objective 1.D- Learning & Working Environment: Support learning by creating safe, secure, and relevant learning and working environments.
STRATEGIC DIRECTION 2:
Communication & Community Relations
Objective 2.D- Community Relations: Partner with school families and community organizations to support the needs of students and families.
"Coaching is a strategy for implementing a professional support system for teachers, a system that includes research or theory, demonstration, practice, and feedback."
-Joyce & Showers: The Literacy Coaching Challenge:
Models and Methods for Grades K-8
"When teachers stop learning, so do students."
-Dr. Jim Knight, Unmistakable Impact:
A Partnership Approach for Dramatically Improving Instruction
"Given that the quality of school leadership is the second most important factor in student achievement...school districts must create the conditions to systematically support, develop, and retain highly effective leaders. Transformational leadership coaching, as a model for professional development and school improvement, is an effective way to accomplish this objective."
Leithwood, Lewis, Anderson & Wahlstrom:
How leadership influences student learning