YUSD Board Strategic Goals and Success Indicators For 2008-2009

[adopted October 14, 2008]

  1. Use multiple measures to assess student achievement
    • 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.).
  2. Support professional staff development
    • 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.
  3. Continue to identify new revenue sources
    • 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.
  4. Establish a marketing program to increase community awareness and participation
    • 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.
  5. The district will continue to work with Interest Based Bargaining (IBB)
    • 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.



Gayla Dagata

Tara Fahrney

Christopher Clayton

Marcus Issoglio

Cherie Jones