Strategic Plan Goals

Goal I:

Provide personalized instruction for every student.

Create, administer and analyze assessments to monitor student growth

  • Administrative monitoring to assure implementation of learning goals progressions, and assessments.
  • Learning progressions for sharing with the public for all standards.
  • Professional development for new and existing staff regarding assessments.
  • Identify clear and valid expectations for student assessment.
  • Demonstrate student growth in learning.
  • Implement teaching strategies for personalized growth by increasing cognitive complexity.

Goal II:

Prepare 21st Century students to be Career & College ready.

Generate opportunities for students to learn about civic, financial, entrepreneurial, health, information, media and environmental literacies.

  • Generate community and school discussions of skills and competencies of required skills.
  • Students and staff collaborate to develop cognitively complex tasks for students to display 21st Century skills in collaboration, critical thinking, communication and creativity.
  • Develop a plan for communicating 21st Century skills within the school and community.

Students display the life and career skills of self-direction, flexibility, adaptability, cross-cultural awareness, responsibility, productivity and accountability.

  • Educate staff, families and communities about these traits and how to enhance them.
  • Community works together to assist students’ work in developing or improving these traits.

Goal III:

Implement innovative programming.

Analyze, align and prioritize school programs to meet District direction and goals to encourage collaboration, critical thinking, communication & creativity

  • Identify committee membership. (administrators, teachers, rep from data team, community representatives)
  • Create a procedure to identify student needs and analyze how current programs meet the identified need(s).
  • Establish procedure for determining needed programs (new and existing) and a timeline for yearly review.
  • Identify additional programs required to address individual student needs.
  • Determine costs and resources needed for implementation of new programs including space, staff, and materials.
  • Prioritize program proposals based on student needs while attracting, retaining, and recruiting students in alignment with district vision, mission, and goals.

Goal IV:

Guarantee creative & relevant digital learning.

Provide teachers with anywhere learning, differentiated to meet every need

  • Explicitly connect technology to Princeton’s teaching map utilizing research-based models for technology integration and 21st Century Learning. (SAMR, TPACK, 21st Century Learning). (continue into 2017/18)
  • Develop implementation for relevant digital-age professional development that focuses on individual teachers needs and building internal capacity of our teachers. Develop a system for teacher-leaders to model and implement innovative ideas.

Goal V:

Communication

Assure staff feel valued, informed and prepared to be our number one ambassadors

  • Develop partnership processes and capacity to address practices and collaboration between adults.

Build an open and welcoming image that encourages parents to feel connected

  • Build capacity in staff and district communications, to create and foster a welcoming environment and build a culture of service.
  • Present a consistent, clear and cohesive district image to staff, parents and community members.

Recruit students early and improve district wide Tiger Pride

  • Continue and improve upon kindergarten readiness activities.
  • Celebrate Tiger Pride across schools and community.