Develop mission and visionstatements for your school/district as well as value and goal statements. Incorporate the principles espousedby our authors as well as others in the field. In addition to the narrative report you will make a formalpresentation to the class in support of your document.
The mission of the School District of Elmbrook is toeducate and inspire every student to think, to learn, andto succeed.The following vision statement is a broad and generaldescription of the way that the School District ofElmbrook wants to be perceived by its constituents.The vision statement gives constituents a briefdescription about how the district intends to achieve themission statement.
The future of the School District of Elmbrook is to be anexemplary district with an uncompromising commitment toachieve powerful results for all stallholders.CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION1. Address mastery of academic content that integrates acquisition of essential life skills.2. Maintain and improve the range of quality education and behavioral standards that ensures each student is inspired to think, learn and succeed.3. Multiply the needs and expectations for other services, including special education and the ever increasingly diverse student population.4. Integrates technology as a means to achieve specific curricular
STAFF AND PERSONNEL1. All staff collaborate with each other to deliver strong and balanced educational programs through relevant, dynamic instruction methods leading to student learning. Will work diligently to establish meaningful connections with every student to ensure success.2. All staff demonstrate their support of and commitment to the District’s and school’s vision and values.3. Recognize each individual student and facilitate each students’ transition to and through school.4. Assist students to choose opportunities and stimulate active engagements for success and development of self advocacy.5. Model the importance of lifelong learning through their
1. Accept responsibility for their learning, decisions and actions.2. Set challenging goals and give their best efforts to achieve them.3. Demonstrate a desire to learn and contribute to community service.4. 4. Are considerate of others-teachers, staff, fellow students, guests, etc.
CLIMATEThe culture of the School District of Elmbrook is built on acommitment to excellence and continuous improvement. Togetherwe celebrate success.1. Commitment to provide an emotionally, physically safe, and supportive environment.2.Rules are based on few fundamental principles that providesclear guidelines for student behavior.3.On-going effort to establish an atmosphere free ofalcohol, drugs and violence.4.There is recognition and celebration of individual effort andachievement5.There is open communication between
-Provides the resources that enables the school to offerexemplary academic and co-curricular programs.-Holds the school accountable for long-range financialplanning to safeguard community’s investment ineducation.-Has ready access to the school and actively involvedin monitoring education and academic performance oftheir wards.-Establish effective linkages between school and theworkplace as well as institutions of higher
The strategic plan includes targets, goals and objectives hat aim to support the district mission and vision. Threekey areas have been identified as crucial to districtsuccess.These areas include:1. Student Learning,2. Fiscal Responsibility, and3. Connected Learning Community.
These targets respond to the high priorities identified in the constituesurvey:• Work cooperatively with diverse groups• Computer literacy standards• Ethical decision making• Global and cultural issues• Respond to the constraints of state revenue caps• Address the issues of declining enrollments• Maintain and improve the range of quality education programs tha exist in the district
References• Lunenburg, F. C. (2010). CREATING A PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY. National Forum Of Educational Administration & Supervision Journal, 28(1), 1-7.• Monds, K., Chiou-Pirng, W., & Bennett, C. F. (2012). Goal Searching or Soul Searching: Linking B-Schools Mission Statements to Assurance of Learning Initiatives. International Journal Of Business, Humanities & Technology, 2(2), 1-9.• DuFour, Richard. (1998) Professional Learning Communities at Work-Best Practices for Enhancing Student Achievement. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree, Inc.• DuFour, Eaker and Many. (2010) Learning by Doing. Solution Tree, 2nd Edition• Eaker, Robert, DuFour, R and DuFour, R. (2002). Getting Started-Reculturing Schools to Become Professional Learning Communities. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree, Inc.• Senge, Peter. (2006). The Fifth Discipline. New York: Doubleday• http://www.elmbrookschools.org/elmbrook-school-district/strategic-plan.html