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Regional School District 13

 

Strategic Coherence Plan  2018-2019 

 

Through engagement in authentic learning, all Regional School District 13 students are empowered to thrive and contribute as global citizens.

Student Achievement

District Goal: Ensure an authentic learning environment that supports growth, innovation and critical thinking so that all students are successful in life, learning and work beyond school.

Vision: RSD 13 is a dynamic learning environment where community, state, national and international partnerships contribute to innovative, self-directed learning. Curriculum, instruction and assessment are aligned with state and national standards and support engaging student learning experiences. Critical data analysis and a commitment to the 4Cs contribute to coherent systemic improvement at the student, school and district level.


Improvement Strategy

Persons Responsible

Measurement

Resources

Target Date

Identify district, school, grade/department, student learning outcomes for all students. (Increase percentage of target achieved in ELA and Math by 3% on the 2019 administration of the SBAC. Increase SAT scores on the 2019 administration to 525 in Math, 575 in Reading, and 1100 for Writing.)

COT/

Admin

Standardized and non-standardized measures

Data Dashboard

PLC/Data Protocol

6/2019

Continue creation ofviable and rigorous curriculum aligned to standards.

CD/

Admin

Completed Curriculum

Doc/CRC

Prof Literature

Specialists

Per Curriculum Calendar

Align adult professional learning with identified student learning outcomes.

CD

/Admin

PL Plan

Evaluation/

Survey

CSDE

Prof Learning

Standards

Specialists

8/2018

Develop Data Dashboard to organize data and improve data literacy capacity.

CD

Data Dashboard

PLC/Data Team

Outcomes

Assessments

Ed Lyman

Tech Specialists

Coaches

Admin

9/2018-1/2019

Design schedules and programs that align with identified student learning outcomes.

COT/

Admin

Modified master schedules

Word Study

SEL, ELL, MS Coaching/Intervention

Specialists

PL

Data

Staff feedback


9/2018-

6/2019

Develop district-wide educational programming plan aligned with building and grade-level configurations.

COT/

Admin

Proposed plan

Finalized plan

Portrait of the Graduate

Center for School Change, Specialists

11/2018

6/2019



Well-Being

District Goal: Sustain a district-wide culture and climate that supports and promotes well-being for all.

Vision: Well-being is recognized and practiced as the foundation upon which all our success is built; deliberate attention and commitment to well-being for all is evident throughout the district; RSD13 is a model district recognized for its commitment to well-being.


Improvement Strategy

Persons Responsible

Measurement

Resources

Target Date

Develop Social Emotional Learning programming for all pre-K-grade 12 students

SR/staff

Completed programs

Student outcomes

ALSUP

2nd Step

Communities

Ross Greene

Advisory

9/2018-

6/2019

Partner with outside agencies to support social emotional learning,planning/outcomes

MM/SR

Minutes/

Programs

CCSU

DMYSF

Ross Greene

Grant funding


On-going

Identify and implement a series of adult actions that all RSD 13 staff members can use to promote staff andstudent well-being

MM/WBC

Document

Observation

CCSU

11/2019

Follow safety and security strategic plan of improvement.

KV/KN

Plan

DHS/PD

On-going

Participate in safety and security incident planning protocols.

KV/Admin

Plan

SRO/PD

8/2018

2/2019

Convene district-wide Equity Team at least 3x's throughout the year.

MM/KV

Agenda

Action Plan

SERC

CAPSS

9/2018, 3/2019

4/2019

Create Equity subcommittee to develop protocol for student and parent focus groups, initiate Middletown Public School partnership and explore curriculum audit.

MM

Agenda

Action Plan

SERC

10/2018-

6/2019


Engagement

District Goal: Ensure community understanding, engagement and support for District goals and priorities.

Vision: Throughout the District, the Durham and Middlefield local communities and within the state there is a shared and accurate understanding and communication of the unique programming,goals and achievements of Regional School District 13. Board of Education members are informed and visible advocates.The District continues to make improvements in educational programming while leveraging the most efficient use of existing physical plant resources.

Improvement Strategy

Persons Responsible

Measurement

Resources

Target Date

Implement district-wide communication plan

KV/Admin

BOE

Connections

BOE Newsletter

Social Media

ACES

Monthly

Quarterly

Distribute communication survey and analyze results

KV

Survey

ACES

3/2019

Develop school partnership with Ningbo,China

KV/BF/BOE

MOU

ACES

9/2018-

12/2018

Create district-wide proposal for educational approach and grade reconfiguration (include HOT School options, school and agency partnerships)

CD/Admin

PD Plan

In-district, state and local resources

8/2018-

6/2019

Create and follow 2 year grade reconfiguration timeline

KV/Admin

Plan

CCSC

S/P

11/2018-

6-2019

Address short and long term capital needs by following designated capital plan

KV/KN/

Admin

Capital Plan

Completed Projects

DRA, S/P, internal reports

8/2018-

6/2019

Make and communicate deliberate decisions connecting district goals and priorities to fiscal decisions/resources including bonding proposal

KV/Admin

Budget Plan

State and local agencies

8/2018-

6/2019