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District Goals

  • Relationships-

    “a state of interconnectedness among people, curricula, programs, projects, and communities is critical in establishing connections that result in high-performing learning environments” (KSDE, 2010, 40)

    Components: 

    • Staff
      • Collaboration, support, communication
    • Students
      • Safe learning environment, involvement and empowerment
    • Families
      • Engagement, vision/goals, monitoring, resources, evaluation, communication, governance, education, evaluation
    • Community
      • Evaluation, resources, partnerships

    Relevance-

    “the power and ability of specific information to meet the needs of its user; strengthens learner motivation and allows learning to become more engaging, empowering, connected, applicable to the real world, and socially significant” (KSDE, 2010, 42)

    Components: 

    • Curriculum
      • KCCRS, curriculum/resources, PD,
    • Instruction
      • Strategies, PD, alignment, personalized instruction, content knowledge, student learning, tech knowledge
    • Student Engagement
      • Input, IPS student advisory council, IPS programming, teacher-student, student-student, student-teacher
    • Technology
      • Leadership, infrastructure/support, teaching & learning, PD, planning, assessment

     

    *District Goals for the 2019-2020 school year were approved by the USD 232 Board of Education, in a unanimous vote, during the May 6, 2019 Board of Education meeting.