• SUPERINTENDENT AND BOARD OF DIRECTOR GOALS FOR 2017-18

     

    The Freeman 2020 Strategic Plan guides our vision as a school district. Every decision we make is based on this strategic plan and we regularly review our progress and make adjustments as needed.

     

    1. Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
    • “All Means All” – continue focusing on ensuring support, high academic standards and expectations at every grade level to improve student achievement for each and every student we serve.
    • Continue increasing our support and academic rigor through continuous improvement of our teaching and learning skills, strategies, and techniques.

     

    Successful completion indicators:

    • Focus on observations and walkthroughs in all three buildings – each administrator is committed to be in classrooms five (5) hours per week.
    • Continue to develop classroom-based assessments, formative assessments, summative assessments, and end-of-course assessments.
    • Implement the curriculum development and adoption of instructional materials cycle.
    • All buildings and district will meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) or enter “safe harbor” as determined by our math, reading, and end of course assessment test.
    • Continue to focus on our Special Education processes.
    • Continue offering ongoing professional development specifically focused on Common Core State Standards, the Reflective Growth Staff Evaluation process, and Positive Behavior Interventions and Support.
    • Continue to implement the 4-tiered evaluation tool for administrators, teachers, and classified staff during the 2017-18 school year.

     

    1. School Safety, Culture and Environment
    • Focus on student and staff safety to improve student achievement.
    • Continue providing a positive, nurturing culture and supportive learning environment for students and staff.

     

    Successful completion indicators:

    • Practice safety plans for each building.
    • Continue to develop and implement the School Emergency Response Plan (SERP) emergency procedure plans and train all staff members.
    • Continue training on bullying and harassment for students, staff and parents.
    • Support learning for staff through in-service, workshops, educational conferences and continuing education.

     

    1. Partnering with Parents and School/Community
    • Focus on communication, involvement, and partnering with parents and our Freeman School/Community to improve student achievement.
    • Continue developing relationships, building trust and keeping communication lines open at all times which includes a “No Surprises” approach.
    • Continue developing relationships and communication with our community and patrons – “Bring the school to the community.”

     

    Successful completion indicators:

    • Successful communication through our Freeman Focus, the district website, school messenger, Friday Flyers, the Scottie Scoop, The Bagpiper, surveys, etc.
    • Continuous feedback from students, staff, parents, community, and board during the 2017-18 school year.
    • Committee meetings and discussions during the 2017-18 school year to review progress made on the Freeman 2020 Strategic Plan and adjust as needed.
    • Continue improving our community relationships. 

     

    1. Fiscal and Legal Accountability
    • Focus on financial and legal accountability, as well as the maintenance of our facilities, to improve student achievement.

     

    Successful completion indicators:

    • Operate financially within the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the federal government, the State of Washington, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the Freeman School District.
    • Continue to be excellent stewards of our financial resources and set priorities for the district based on our available resources.
    • Continue with accurate, timely and ongoing communication with board, staff and community regarding accountability.
    • Complete construction projects on time and within budget.
    • Defend the school board goal of a 5.0% cash reserve while meeting the educational needs of our students.
    • Take any additional funding collected above our projected enrollment of 835 to maintain our fund balance/cash reserve goal.
    • Successfully pass the 2018 Educational Programs, Operations and Technology Levy.
    • Identify and develop processes to examine our expenditures and look for additional revenue sources, including any applicable grants.

     

     

    1. Personal/Professional Growth for Board and Superintendent
    • Focus on continuous improvement for the school board and superintendent.
    • Continue developing and growing our School Board, Administration and Leadership Teams.

     

    Successful completion indicators:

    • Strive for continuous improvement, both individually and as a team.
    • Continue to grow and develop our Administration, Leadership team and School Board.
    • Attend professional training, workshops, and seminars which help with both personal and professional growth.