DISTRICT MISSION

To meet the needs of and create opportunities for every student every day.

 

DISTRICT VISION STATEMENT

To create passionate learners who contribute positively to their community and the world.

 

DISTRICT GOALS 2018-2019

Goal # 1: Students will graduate college and career ready

Goal # 2 Students will productively engage in their school community

Goal # 3: School staff will ensure student growth through the utilization of data


DISTRICT GOALS & BUILDING OBJECTIVES

Averill Park High School

Goal #1 Students will graduate college and career
During the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year, GIT will work with APHS stakeholders to assess and identify the measurable skills and attributes necessary for students to be life ready after high school.  
Discuss and explore opportunities for creating more college credit-bearing course opportunities for students at APHS, particularly with regards to maximizing the current courses we already offer which may be able to carry credit.   These explorations will also include further examining the use of CLEP tests as a manner to place out of lower-level college courses.    

Goal #2 Students will productively engage in their school community
Students will be provided with increased opportunities throughout the 2018-2019 school year to engage within the school community.   Students will also be provided opportunities throughout the 2018-2019 school year to engage within the broader Averill Park community.  

Develop/Implement successful Advisory, increase extracurricular opportunities, restorative practices

Students will be provided opportunities throughout the 2018-2019 school year to engage within the broader Averill Park community.

Goal #3 School staff will ensure student growth through the utilization of data
All Instructional Staff will use at least one CFA (Common Formative Assessment) during the 2018-2019 school year to help maximize student growth

Algonquin Middle School

Goal #1 Students will graduate college and career
Implement differentiated instruction in all classes.
Implement new tiered interventions based on data-driven decision making.
Implement 1:1 Chromebook Initiative at Algonquin.

Goal #2 Students will productively engage in their school community
Utilize the Morning Meeting program as a vehicle for students to productively engage in their school community.

Goal #3 School staff will ensure student growth through the utilization of data

Miller Hill Sand Lake Elementary School

Goal #1 Students will graduate college and career
For the 2018-2019 school year, all faculty will participate/be engaged in the implementation of an enhanced multi-tiered system of supports for all K-5 students as evidenced by increased delivery of Tier 2 and behavioral interventions.

Goal #2 Students will productively engage in their school community
By June, children and their families will feel more connected to their school as evidenced by daily attendance and participation in classroom/school/events.

Goal #3 School staff will ensure student growth through the utilization of data
By June 2019, 100% of Faculty will participate in professional development on collecting and interpreting information about students, evidenced by faculty meeting, weekly meetings, meeting norms, meeting structure, guest presenters, themes throughout, follow-up, follow thru.

Poestenkill Elementary School

Goal #1 Students will graduate college and career
Implement Tier 2 interventions in all classes.
Enhance  enrichment opportunities for students during WIN.

Goal #2 Students will productively engage in their school community
Implement individual behavior interventions for students.

Goal #3 School staff will ensure student growth through the utilization of data
Faculty will participate in professional development on interpreting information about students.

West Sand Lake Elementary School

Goal #1 Students will graduate college and career
For the 2018-2019 school year, all faculty will participate/be engaged in the implementation of an enhanced multi-tiered system of supports for all K-5 students as evidenced by increased delivery of Tier 2 and behavioral interventions.

Goal #2 Students will productively engage in their school community
By June, children and their families will feel more connected to their school as evidenced by daily attendance and participation in classroom/school/events.

Goal #3 School staff will ensure student growth through the utilization of data
By June 2019, 100% of Faculty will participate in professional development on collecting and interpreting information about students, evidenced by faculty meeting, weekly meetings, meeting norms, meeting structure, guest presenters, themes throughout, follow-up, follow thru.

District-Wide Technology Goals

The district will use technology tools and resources to address the learning needs of ENL students and their families.

The district will provide technology-enhanced personalized learning opportunities.

The district will develop and implement professional development for technology integration and implementation of ISTE Standards.

The district will transform learning spaces to foster technology-enhanced collaboration and innovation.