District Strategic Plan

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

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 overall compensation and working conditions to make sure they are aligned with alike districts.  
  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