Area One: Curriculum:
During the School year of 2022/2023, the Acting Superintendent will improve teaching and learning by providing the necessary trainings for any new programs, educating the families on the new programs via presentations and or newsletters. One measure of the success in the new programs will be to increase overall student SBAC scores of students in the yellow (approaching grade level) will decrease from 30% to 20% in Math and in reading they will decrease from 21% to 10%. Another measure of success will be decreasing the number of students scoring in the red for intervention in the areas of both math and reading. Baseline data will be taken in end of September.
Teaching kids test taking strategies, getting a new math program, materials to assist with this along with training. Reading programs are being looked at this school year to purchase for the 2023/2024. This will align with the states initiative of all school districts implementing state approved / research-based ELA curriculum for grades k-3 by 2023/2024 school year.
Area Two: Financial:
During the Budget process for school year 2022/2023, the Acting Superintendent will ensure input from all stakeholders starting in November of 2022. This will be evident through supplying data from the input received from all stakeholders. Stakeholders include the following: Teachers, paraprofessionals, custodian staff, kitchen staff, parents, town government and community members.
Run meet and greets to gather ideas from the community early on in the budget process, have the principal gather requests from teachers and all staff within the school community.
Area Three: Culture:
During the school year 2022/2023, the Acting Superintendent will work to improve the overall school climate of the staff. A survey was completed at the end of the school year of 2022. A survey will be sent out in January and then again in May to see how staff are feeling.
Attend staff meetings on a regular basis, walking around the building, visiting classrooms, checking in with all staff members throughout the day and evening to ensure needs are being met for all.
Area Four: Community relations and facilities:
During the 2022/2023 school year the Acting Superintendent will work to provide open communication with the community by writing an article each month in the Ashford Citizen, write weekly communications home through our K12 alerts on any updates or announcements (upcoming events such as BOE meetings). Provide set times to come and talk to administration. Continue to work on the Capital Improvement projects that involve the school building.