Objective #1 Student Achievement

By the year 2025 Nanuet School District students will demonstrate a raised awareness of the Core Values as identified in the Belief Statements of our Mission.

Baseline g=Grades 8-12:

Middle States Survey 2016

 

Do Not Agree

Partially Agree

Agree

Strongly Agree

 

Agree and Strongly Agree

8th Grade

14%

30%

44%

12%

 

56%

9th Grade

8%

21%

57%

14%

 

71%

10th Grade

36%

20%

28%

16%

 

44%

11th Grade

9%

22%

55%

14%

 

69%

12th Grade

8%

18%

50%

24%

 

74%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9-12 Grade

16%

22%

46%

16%

 

62%

A) We will raise mission awareness for 8th Grade students 20% more who Agree and Strongly Agree?

A. Perseverance

B. Creativity

C. Self-reliance

D. Personal Meaning

E. Deep Knowledge

F. Perspective

G. Personal Responsibility

B) We will raise mission awareness for 9th Grade students 20% more who Agree and Strongly Agree?

A. Perseverance

B. Creativity

C. Self-reliance

D. Personal Meaning

E. Deep Knowledge

F. Perspective

G. Personal Responsibility

C) We will raise mission awareness for 10th Grade students 20% more who Agree and Strongly Agree?

A. Perseverance

B. Creativity

C. Self-reliance

D. Personal Meaning

E. Deep Knowledge

F. Perspective

G. Personal Responsibility

D) We will raise mission awareness for 11th Grade students 20% more who Agree and Strongly Agree?

A. Perseverance

B. Creativity

C. Self-reliance

D. Personal Meaning

E. Deep Knowledge

F. Perspective

G. Personal Responsibility

E) We will raise mission awareness for 12th Grade students 20% more who Agree and Strongly Agree?

A. Perseverance

B. Creativity

C. Self-reliance

D. Personal Meaning

E. Deep Knowledge

F. Perspective

G. Personal Responsibility

Activity Steps

Person/Group Responsible

Timelines for Completion

Resources Needed

Evaluation / Indicators of Success

Date Completed

Calendar a timeline where a component of the Mission, Beliefs, and Profile are highlighted each month.  This will be consistent for K-12 so every building is concentrating and celebrating the same trait.

Planning Team and Mission Awareness Committee

2019-2020

Meeting time.  Survey stake holders for 10 focus points.

Presentation and consensus on 10 components to focus on.

Develop age appropriate language so K-4 has a better understanding of the Mission.  This may include incorporating images, videos, and alternative language.

ELA Facilitators with K-4 Teams.  Planning Team and Mission Awareness Committee

2019-2021

Summer curriculum work for Mission Awareness Team

Presentation and roll out of materials to staff K-4.

Audit the curriculum we currently have in place that supports our Mission, Beliefs, and Profile.  The audit will include a survey of teachers.  Create Rubicon Curriculum Maps to memorialize Mission integration.

Department Coordinators, Teams, and Facilitators

2019-2022

Survey, Department, Team, and Faculty Meeting time.

Digital and physical Mission integration artifacts.  Notations in Rubicon Maps.

 

Share vertically and horizontally current Mission integration practices to facilitate ideas among teachers.

Planning Team with Principals

2019-2022

Vertical articulation and cross discipline meetings.

Meeting notes.

Research professional development opportunities to expand current Mission teachings.

Central Administration, Department Coordinators, Principals

2019-2020

Webinars, school visits, sample texts, website subscriptions.

List or toolkit of possible PD opportunities.

Facilitate peer observations and sharing at team, department and faculty meetings to celebrate and learn from teachers integrating Belief Statements of our Mission.

Central Office and Principals

2019-2025

Teacher coverage, faculty meeting time.  Peer observation framework.

Sample peer observation reflection forms.

Use team, department, faculty meetings, conference days to meet horizontally, vertically and cross discipline to plan Mission infused lessons.

Team leaders, department coordinators, facilitators, Principals

2019-2025

Meeting time, professional development in house and outside.

Meeting Notes

Research curriculum, common books, and quotes to teach and give case studies for Mission focus.

Planning Team and Mission Awareness Team

2019-2022

Webinars, school visits, sample texts, website subscriptions, books.

Toolkit of resources.  Quote to accompany 10 focus points.

Develop student reflections, rubrics, and surveys to assess Mission teachings.

Principals, Facilitators, Department Coordinators, Team Leaders

2019-2025

Meeting times, curriculum work, access to websites with frameworks.

Student prompts, surveys, and rubric.s

Develop common language and how teachers communicate how Mission is incorporated in day to day lessons.

Principals, Facilitators, Department Coordinators, Team Leaders

2019-2022

Possible new signage for classrooms

Teacher guide for Mission common language.

Create a section of our website to highlight the 10 components of our Mission being covered each month K12.  Include example lessons photos, student work, videos.

Christopher Polizzi Media clubs and courses.

2022-2025

Photos, videos, sample work.  

Webpage

Create hashtags to go along with our 10 components to promote on social media.  Include student created videos and podcasts with examples of Mission.

Christopher Polizzi

2021-2023

Student created media content.

Use of hashtags.

Create a Mission Awareness committee to brainstorm student, teacher, and community recognition at individual, building, and district levels.

Planning Team and Principals

First thing 2019

Meeting time.

Partnerships created.

Align with community and school partners to celebrate students, teachers, and employees who are examples of our Missions 10 components.

Planning Team and Mission Awareness Team

2020-2021

Community partners contacts.

Recognition awards started.

Put Mission and highlighted Beliefs and Profile in every classroom and on large posters in each building’s lobby.

Maintenance Staff

2021-2023

Signage

Classroom coverage.

Work with the art department to  beautify our schools with the 10 components of our Mission.

Planning Team, Mission Awareness Team, Art Department

2021-2023

Art supplies

Promotion of all 10 focuses in each building.

Align character education to Mission traits.

Physical Education Department

2020-2022

Meeting time curriculum work.

Character ed/Mission faculty/homeroom meetings.

Develop templates for digital portfolios including Mission exemplars for different grade levels, content areas and buildings.

Instructional Technology Department

2020-2022

Meeting time, curriculum work.

Number of students with digital portfolio.