YUSD Board Strategic Goals and Success Indicators For 2008-2009
[adopted October 14, 2008]
- Use multiple measures to assess student achievement
Support professional staff development
- Use standards-based standardized assessments (i.e.: California Standards Test, etc.) and have individual schools and the district score over 800 on the Academic Performance Index (API).
- Use curriculum-embedded performance assessments (i.e.: writing, reading, math, PE, music, etc.)
- Show evidence of application of basic skills (i.e.: science projects, History Day projects, community service learning, etc.).
Continue to identify new revenue sources
- Develop a continuous long-range staff development plan based on district needs.
- Develop Professional Learning Communities (PLC) to focus grade level teams toward professional development goals.
- Periodic staff development reports will be presented to the Board.
- Develop a staff development recognition program.
- Collaborate with the Siskiyou County Office of Education on staff development opportunities locally and regionally.
Establish a marketing program to increase community awareness and participation
- Management and staff work to improve student attendance.
- Explore available of grants to fund various programs.
- Establish partnerships / collaboration with public / private agencies.
- Investigate health benefit savings.
The district will continue to work with Interest Based Bargaining (IBB)
- Meet with editor and reporters of local newspaper.
- Get on local radio programs.
- Encourage staff and students to write articles for newspaper.
- Investigate community outreach programs (i.e.: senior citizens, community service, parent school site volunteers, etc.).
- Utilize exit surveys and track why parents come to and leave the district.
- Conduct staff training on customer service.
- Revise and keep web site current and interesting.
- Governance Team, management, and certificated / classified representatives will participate in IBB training.
- IBB strategies will continue to be applied to collective bargaining.
- Follow-up IBB training will be provided as new individuals become part of the collective bargaining process.