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                          Regional School District 13 Strategic Coherence Plan  2017-2018                           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

Align and measure student learning outcomes to state and national standards.

COT/ADMIN

Student Performance

Specialists

SDE

6/2018

Align instructional practices with a focus on critical thinking to student learning outcomes.

COT/ADMIN

PL Plan

Instructional Rounds/TEVAL

PL Survey Data

Annually

Align formative and summative assessments to student learning outcomes.


COT/ADMIN

Assessment Inventory

Data Specialist

6/2018

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

COT/ADMIN

COMMITTEE

Completed plan

Center for School Change, Specialists

2/2018


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

Form district-wide well-being committee.

COT

Membership

Meeting schedule

YMCA, UPENN, Survey Data

11/2017

Identify priority wellness focus areas for future planning SY 18-19


Wellness Committee

Focus Groups, Published Focus areas, District Survey

Yale, Rushford,

Community and State agencies

UPENN Research

1/2018

Increase awareness and practice of well-being through exploration of research-based best practice.


Wellness Committee

11/17-6/18


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 the District. 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

Develop district-wide communication plan


KV/ADMIN

Communication Plan

District surveys

Updated District Web-Site

Communication Support

3/2018

Develop BOE policy and allocate resources that enhance District mission and student learning outcomes.


KV/BOE

Policy revision

Revised budget process

School Finance Project

CABE

Shipman


On-going

Develop and communicate district-wide timeline for continued response to declining enrollment and corresponding building plans.

KV/BOE/ ADMIN

Updated proposal

Architects

MMI

Task Force

6/2018