The Plan

Updated on Fri, 08/03/2018 - 3:26pm

From telling stories about what we already do well, we built upon our recent success and dreamed of who we want to be in the future as part of the ELEVATE process during the 2017-18 school year. From these big ideas, we categorized them into six major focus areas for our future.  

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21st CENTURY LEARNERS
Students collaborate, think critically, problem-solve and are digitally literate to thrive in today’s ever-changing world.

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DIVERSE LEARNING
Students receive engaging learning experiences and the focused-attention they need through appropriate student-to-staff ratios and varied programming.

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OUTSIDE-THE-CLASSROOM LEARNING
Students have multiple learning opportunities outside the traditional classroom providing various pathways to success.

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SAFE SCHOOLS
Student learning is supported by providing a safe and secure environment.

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SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING
Students are provided innovative social-emotional programming and practices across all schools.

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WORLD-CLASS STAFF
Staff is compensated, supported and trained to foster student success and family partnerships.

Refining the Tactics

Working through the community-determined focus areas, details and action items for each focus area were refined at the ELEVATE Summit in April 2018 and refined by district staff. In June 2018, the ELEVATE Core Team presented the refined tactics within each focus area to the Board of Education. Read the full plan! These tactics represent the plan in its entirety, but what would we prioritize in the first year if we had additional funding/  

*Look for an ELEVATE poster in your school and the printable plan coming soon!

Prioritized Investments

Of the entire new plan to ELEVATE student success, what would we prioritize first? What would be the first steps? What if we had additional funding to help jumpstart the plan?

See how the first priorities from the ELEVATE plan would impact your child (click to read): 

ELEVATE history of chronic underfunding (English)
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ELEVATE history of chronic underfunding (Spanish)
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Read about The Reality and how we can ensure students have pathways to success for years to come.