District Plans

Board of Education

District Goals


STRATEGIC GOALS 2019-2024

1: Student Achievement and Engagement

Goal: To provide a range of opportunities that engage and inspire all students and allow them to reach their maximum potential.

2: Community Engagement and Involvement

Goal:To provide communication methods and engagement programs to all our stakeholders and families that will offer educational and involvement opportunities.

3: Health and Wellness

Goal: To promote student and staff wellness through programs, activities, and access to supportive resources.

4: Facilities / Finance

Goal: Maximize all funding resources to enable the district to provide and support a safe and engaging learning environment.


DISTRICT 2018-2019 ANNUAL GOALS

1) Empower and inspire professional staff by facilitating dialogue with administration in order to develop and promote best practices and support and encourage innovation. 

2) Enhance the educational program through:

a.  The addition of a humanities discipline to the HS academies;

b.  The addition of student internships to the High School Program;

c. The improvement of vertical articulation across grade levels.

3) Enhance our technology initiative by:

a.  Creating and implementing performance measures developed by a joint teacher/administrative task force to ensure effective district-wide usage of technology in instruction,

b.   A seamless transition for a one to one IPAD initiative at the intermediate levels;

c.   Educating students on the responsible use of technology, with an emphasis on appropriate and respectful behavior on social and electronic media platforms.

4.  Strengthen school safety and security by:

a.  Physical and facility improvements;

b.   Supporting the expansion of mental health services;

c.   The addition of safety officers at all schools.

5)   Promote a culture of wellness and trust in the district by:

a.   Building rapport between faculty and students;

b.   Providing Professional Development in the area Emotional Intelligence;

c.   Improving community outreach and engagement.

BOARD 2019 ANNUAL GOALS

1.   Educate: The Board will engage in professional development opportunities including trainings with the NJSBA, book group discussions exploring topics relevant to educational theory and practice, and retreats to review the district’s academic achievement and progress toward the district goals.

2.   Communicate: The Board will streamline its communication between and among its members through tech-based training, exploration of paperless meetings and communication, and utilization of technological tools and devices to become more efficient.

3.   Support: The Board will support and foster a culture of social and emotional wellness through Board actions and initiatives.

4.   Inspire: The Board will continue to support the YOU, I, WE Inspire initiative with an added emphasis on programs that seek to bridge the achievement gap and promote educational equity.