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South Jefferson CSD Strategic Plan for 2018 - 2021

A caring, connected community

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1. Safe, Positive, Healthy School Environment
            Provide a safe, positive environment in all our buildings so that students, staff and visitors feel welcome and respected.
             
            
Priorities:
            
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  • Safety & security
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  • Positive climate
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  • Health and wellness of students & staff
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Goals
            
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  • Provide a safe, welcoming, positive environment for all students, staff and visitors.
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  • Update facilities and communication systems to strengthen safety and security for all students and staff.
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  • Provide education and training on safe school practices/topics for all members of the school community.
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  • Maintain safe, clean, attractive facilities for our students, staff and community.
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  • Provide all students with access to nutritious meals and healthy activities to promote strong bodies and minds.
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2. Effective Teaching & Engaged Learning
            Align, assess and adjust curriculum and instruction to support all students’ progress toward rigorous NYS Learning Standards for college and career readiness by focusing on:
             
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  • Standards-based, engaging instruction
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  • Collaborative teaching and learning
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  • Professional growth
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Goals:             
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  • Align curriculum with Next Generation Learning Standards.
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  • Utilize instructional technology to enhance teaching and learning and promote 21st Century skills.
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3. Professional Relationships & Communication
            Support a welcoming and professional environment by modeling and promoting effective communication skills and enthusiasm for learning.
             
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  • Communication with parents
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  • Communication with and the community
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  • Communication with colleagues
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Goals:             
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  • Communicate regularly with the community through mailings and technology to share important information and celebrate successes.
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  • Improve “user-friendliness” of the district website.
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  • Support solution-focused professional communication between colleagues and with parents that increases students’ overall success in school.
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4. Efficient District Operations
            Continue to implement sound fiscal practices in order to maintain excellent programs, services, staff and facilities
             
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  • Fiscal responsibility
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  • Transparency
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  • Sustainability
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Goals:             
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  • Continue making energy efficient upgrades through annual Capital Outlay projects.
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  • Manage $8.5 million Capital Project to insure quality construction, timely completion & fiscal accountability.
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  • Update SJCSD Policy Manual to ensure compliance, relevance and effective operations.
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South Jefferson Central School Dist.
PO Box 10, Adams, NY 13605

(315) 583-6104