District Strategic Plan

LaSalle Elementary Schools Planning Goal & Action Statements

 

 

Teaching and Learning

Strategic Goal Statement:

Provide personnel, materials, and technological resources to develop, implement, and support an integrated, coherent and rigorous curriculum with relevant instruction and assessment frameworks.

 

Strategic Action Statements:

  1. Maximize instructional time to its fullest extent.
  2. Investigate options to maintain and enhance the fine arts program;
  3. Improve teacher and parental understanding of what is expected of curriculum and instruction at each grade level and content;
  4. Evaluate and implement assessments that coordinate curriculum and enhance instruction;
  5. Develop and maintain consistent instructional frameworks that support student’s ability and aptitude;
  6. Expand the before and after school programs;
  7. Implement a system that allows for changes to curriculum and instructional approaches.

 

Finance

Strategic Goal Statement:

Maintain long term fiscal responsibility and health while improving the quality of programs and expanding opportunities for children.

 

Strategic Action Statements:

  1. Prepare and communicate an assessment of the current financial state of the district with a focus on sources and limitations of funding, the uses of funding and a historical look at the factors that impact funding;
  2. Actively participate in organizations to lobby for and facilitate school funding;
  3. Negotiate fair and responsible staff contracts;
  4. Reduce insurance costs while maintaining adequate coverage and employee benefits .

 

Optimize use of resources to support student development and ensure vigorous, long term planning capacity through enhanced public and private support, and strong community partnerships.

 

Strategic Action Statements:

  1. Prioritize resources to support the strategic plan, provide safe learning environments, close learning gaps, and accelerate academic achievement for every student;
  2. Maintain, establish, and build relationships with businesses in the community by fostering partnership agreements and securing additional resources to support teaching and learning including alternative sources of funding.

 

 

Facilities

Strategic Goal Statement:

Provide safe, healthy, functional facilities that incorporate community needs and educational services for all stakeholders.

 

Action Statement:

  1. Create a Facilities Maintenance Committee to conduct a comprehensive facilities audit and develop a five-year maintenance schedule that includes restoration, remodeling, and upgrades to facilities;
  2. Establish a Facilities Planning Committee that investigates the feasibility/advisability of constructing of a new, replacement, and/or addition to a school building to adequately and appropriately address district needs;
  3. Develop a long-range facilities plan that meets current and anticipated enrollment and programming needs;
  4. Devise more storage options for classrooms and start to de-clutter/dispose of obsolete materials;
  5. Evaluate and monitor safe and efficient arrival and dismissal procedures;
  6. Continue to monitor and utilize current and alternative energy practices.

 

Public/Community Relations

Strategic Goal Statement:

Promote an accepting and trustworthy environment committed to fostering active citizenship and positive involvement within the school district and community.

 

Action Statements:

  1. Create and promote a public relations motto;
  2. Increase school/community partnerships;
  3. Collaborate with ELL families to create a diverse, welcoming school environment;
  4. Increase reciprocal communication between school and families.

 

Human Resources

Strategic Goal Statement:

Attract, retain, and develop a diverse, high quality staff that reinforces the district’s commitment to provide a quality education for all students.

 

Action Statements:

  1. Attract high quality candidates with an emphasis on those with multiple endorsements;
  2. Increase PD to enhance the integration of instructional technology;
  3. Create performance evaluation systems that lead to improved teaching and learning;
  4. Perform an ongoing review of our compensation to make sure it is aligned with districts of similar demographics;
  5. Enhance the reward/recognition system for all staff.
  6. Review all job descriptions to eliminate overlap in responsibilities
  7. Develop a consistent district wide hiring process and protocols