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Central High School A place of change and growth By Sally Slater
The Mission Statement In cooperation with students, parents, staff, and the community is to guarantee a high quality education in a safe and orderly environment for all students, inspiring them to become life-long learners and responsible, productive citizens.
The History & Facts of CHS The first High School in Wyoming (wikipedia, n.d.) Founded in 1868 (wikipedia, n.d.) Accredited in 1909 (wikipedia, n.d.) Central is found in the state capital; Cheyenne Enrollment 1100 Students Average ACT Composite Score: 21.5 162 Employees
Structure of Central High School’s Organization Professional Learning Community Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) shift the focus of school reform from restructuring to reculturing (Louis, 2006). A PLC is an ongoing process used to establish a school wide culture that develops teacher leadership explicitly focused on building and sustaining school improvement efforts (CCSRI, n.d.). Each department is broken down into sub groups that collaborate on a specific discipline. These sub groups compare data, work on new strategies, develop common assessments, and develop guarantee viable curriculums.
Culture of Central High School Expectations of Teachers:
References Curtis, A., (2011, March 17). LCCC to schools: Let’s talk about preparation. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle, pg. A3. Laramie County School District Number One, (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.laramie1.org/?sessionid=637ce310f881365db8666a0cf22057d4&t. Louis, K. S. (2006). Changing the culture of schools: Professional community, organizational learning, and trust. Journal of School Leadership, 16(5), 477-489. Wikipedia, (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheyenne_Central_High_School.