believe in the provision of comprehensive programming and supports that
meet the educational, social, cultural and emotional needs for every
~ To create a positive student-centered learning community that enables all students to learn.
~ To find sufficient time to teach for learning, teachers will become more skilled and focused on managing on-task behavior.
will become skilled at integrating multiple curricula. Scheduling and
collaborative planning and teaching can provide increased time for
will be broadened and include all adults, especially staff, in the
development and delivery of quality education. Leaders will be those who
influence and the Principal will be a leader of leaders. The Principal
will focus energy on developing a school with shared values and a shared
commitment to students. The skills of this vision builder, coach, and
partner will continuously be developed.
focus is on learning for all while creating a balance between
higher-level learning and the basic skills necessary for future success.
Teachers will develop lessons directed towards the achievement of
assessment of student progress should be curriculum-based on
criterion-referenced measures of student mastery. Monitoring of learning
will be more authentic, including assessments of student's work,
portfolios, and student performances. There must be a link between the
intended, taught and tested curriculum.
relationship between home and school must be an "authentic partnership".
Through ongoing, clear communication and regular interactions with
parents, teachers, and the School Community Council, we will work
together to build trust and clarity of goals. The school and the parents
agree on the mission and the goals of the school and the vision for
will develop and implement adapted strategies to support student
mastery, including personal program goals for students whose ability
level precludes regular program success. To be successful, student and
teachers must maintain high expectations of themselves. The school may
need to restructure to ensure that all students learn.