PSD Vision of Success
Continuously improving educational excellence and global citizenship for all, while practicing compassion, courage and collaboration.
Priority One: Teacher and Leader Support
Component: High quality, relevant professional development
Outcomes: All K -12 administrators will focus on gap identification using PARCC and STAR data and align this information with their evaluation goals.
Pre and post testing and administrative surveys will demonstrate growth and knowledge.
Teacher leaders shall be identified in each middle school and trained to provide professional development to their colleagues in each building, using the train the trainer model. This is an expansion of the Elementary Teacher Leader Model instituted last year. Teacher and administrator surveys will indicate program success and needs.
Priority Two: Early Childhood Education
Component: Targeted High - Quality Pre-Kindergarten
Outcomes: The full district Pre-K program for 4 year old's will be expanded by 25%
Study the outreach and screening program for 3 year old's to create a robust program that will increase the number of screenings of 3 year old's each year.
Priority Three: Personalized Learning
Component: Building Statewide Capacity to Personalize
Outcomes: Increase the number of secondary students needing course requirements and learning experiences outside of the school day. Demonstrate success of the Advanced Course Network partnership with student participation EOY Data.
Component: Blended and Digital Learning
Outcomes: Expand the number of students who take Chromebooks home by 20% as a result of the One to One Initiative program.
Priority Four: Globally Competent Graduates
Component: Social and Emotional Learning and Wellness
Outcomes: Partner with Boys Town to provide on site family and social - emotional support in three schools for students and families. EOY data showing increased attendance, home visits and family involvement.
Priority Five: Student - Centered Resource Investments
Component: Improved School Facilities
Outcomes: Initiate the Phase 1 RIDE proposal for the new $24 million bond based on identified health and safety projects from the PSD Master Facilities Plan. Decrease the health and safety deficiencies district wide as identified in the PSD Master Plan.