VISION 2020 UPDATE
1. Building Cultural Competence
Year 1 Goal: Mobilize a team of staff members for trauma sensitive training for the 2015-2016.
Update: A team of staff members attended a training session with Susan Craig on December 2, 2015. A Trauma Sensitive Task Force (representing staff members from each school, administration, and a BOE member/parent) met on March 10, 2016 to analyze and identify trends/patterns in district data.
2. Preparing for College and Career
Year 2 Goal: Implement the M.A.P.S. program. Statistically track M.A.P.S. students and the program's effect on the drop out rate. Prepare for the launch of a Public Relations/Communications Academy for the 2016-2017 school year.
Update: Under the direction of Dr. Tanya McDonald and Mr. Scott Hade, the M.A.P.S. program continues to track data related to student outcomes. The team will present at a Board of Education meeting in April. The district is also in talks with W&W Public Relations regarding the launch of a Public Relations/Communications Academy for the the 2016-2017 school year.
3. Growing Professional Development Opportunities
Year 3 Goal: Launch a robust 3DPD, online, professional development "best practice" repository.
Update: Director of 21st Century Education, Melissa McEntee, has created and launched a comprehensive 3DPD "best practice" repository. There are currently 104 videos posted and 3,823 views.