St. Clair R-XIII Schools

Administrators

Directors

District Goals

Goals

District Goals and Strategies

GOAL 1  Student Performance

GOAL 2  Highly-Qualified Staff

GOAL 3  Facilities, Support, and Instructional Resources

GOAL 4  Parent and Community Involvement

GOAL 5  Governance

St. Clair R-XIII Schools

905 Bardot Street

St. Clair, Missouri 63077

Phone:  636-629-3500

Fax:  636-629-4466

www.stcmo.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Mr. David Berkel                                        President

Mr. Steve Pelton                                        Vice President

Mr. Danny Shadrick                                        Treasurer

Mr. Brian Hinson                                        Member

Mr. Russell King                                        Member

Mr. Craig Kindel                                                Member

Mr. Craig Licklider                                        Member

Mrs. Joyce Strothcamp                                        Board/Supt Secretary

Administrators

  • Mr. Kyle Kruse, Superintendent
  • Mrs. Nadine Aitch, Assistant Superintendent

St. Clair Elementary

Edgar Murray Elementary

St. Clair Junior High

St. Clair High School

Mrs. Sande Racherbaumer

Principal

Dr. Beth Hill

Principal

Mr. Eric Lause

Principal

Dr. Jennifer Davis

Principal

Mrs. RaNae Posey

Asst. Principal

Mrs. Jessica Tollison

Asst. Principal

Mr. Shaun Fanger

Asst. Principal

Mr. Jeff Hamlett

Asst. Principal

Mr. Brian Robbins

Asst. Prin/Athletic Dir.

Directors

  • Mrs. Melissa Huyser, Special Education Director
  • Mrs. Renee Comia, Transportation Director
  • Mr. Dave Vogt, Facilities and Maintenance Director
  • Mrs. Trish Mills, Food Service Director
  • Mr. Mike Barns, Technology Director
  • Mrs. Denise Hooks, Technology Director
  • Mrs. Melissa Husereau, Director of Teaching and Learning

District Goals

The Board of Education had identified the following goals for the St. Clair R-13 School District:

  • Students- Provide an educational environment that will ensure all students the opportunity to reach their fullest potential for success.

  • Personnel- Employ, grow, and retain a well-qualified, motivated, and productive staff

  • Community-  Build positive relationships with the community to increase active involvement in the school district for the benefit of students

  • Facilities-  Proactively maintain, acquire, and build the educational facilities necessary to properly serve and enrich school programs

  • Governance-  Continue in-service for the Board of Education on 21st century issues impacting student academic growth.

St. Clair R-XIII Professional Development Committee

Central Office

Nadine Aitch

St. Clair Elementary

Jenny Wachter

Edgar Murray Elementary

Danielle Sachs,

St. Clair Junior High

Tammy Geisert,

St. Clair Senior High

Kimberly Seabaugh

CSIP Committee

Nadine Aitch, Jenny Wachter, Danielle Sachs, Tammy Geisert, Kimberly Seabaugh, Eric Lause, Larrinda Witt, Samantha Short, Melissa Husereau, Jenny Davis, Amber Eskridge, Shannon Haynes, Steve Weeks, Alicia McDaniel, Lisa Marrocco, Carolyn Barnes, Dawn Tedrick (parent), Andrew Geisert (community member), Jessica Feuerborn (parent)

Goals

  1. Student Performance
  2. Highly-Qualified Staff
  3. Facilities, Support, and Instructional Resources (Including Technology)
  4. Parent and community Involvement
  5. Governance

St. Clair R-XIII Comprehensive School Improvement Plan 2017-2022

Student Performance: Develop and enhance quality educational/instructional programs to improve student performance and enable students to meet their personal, academic, and career goals.

Goal 1: All STC R-XIII students will graduate college and/or career ready.

Objective 1:  By June 2020, student achievement will meet or exceed state and national averages measured by all common district, state, and national assessment to increase student qualification for entrance into post-secondary education/training.

  1. ACT/Comparable Assessment
  2. AYP/APR Targets for groups/subgroups
  3. Dropout/Graduation Rate
  4. The percent of students who achieve a qualifying score or above on a college and career readiness assessment will increase yearly.

Objective 2: By June 2020, student attendance will be raised to the 90/90 expectation per DESE (90% of students will be in attendance 90% of the school year).


STRATEGY 1: Teaching and Learning processes engage students in 21st Century Learning Skills

Action Item-

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Align all Pk-12 curriculum, instruction, resources, and assessments to the Missouri Learning Standards

PreK-12

  1.  Monitor and adjust CIA and resource needs based on student learning data and on the District Curriculum Process Timeline.
  2.  Support staff with the analysis of benchmark and quarterly assessments to determine instructional impact on student learning

ACTION 2: All classrooms will utilize technology to support and improve student learning.

Pk-12

  1. Tech Learning Initiative 1:1 implementation for impact on learning.
  2. Track pilot and innovative projects to determine needs for student learning.

ACTION 3: Expansion of career related education programs such as PLTW, STEM, Career Explorations, Internships, etc.

3-12

  1. Inquiry-based events will be conducted in all STEM-related courses.
  2. Available STEM professional development opportunities communicated to staff regularly

ACTION 4: Problem Based Learning and inquiry will be embedded in the learning process daily

Pk-12

  1. Monitor fidelity to curriculum objectives and new MLS implementation in all four content areas.

STRATEGY 2: Culture, Climate and Relationships provide a supportive environment for the success of all students

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1:  “Leader in Me”-Each building will develop systems of support options and review yearly progress to allow students additional opportunities for student leadership

PK-8

  1. Yearly Review-Train and support teachers and students on LIM initiative

ACTION 2:  “Capturing Kids Hearts”-Continue a system of support and review yearly progress to allow students additional opportunities for student leadership and academic advancement

 

9-12

  1. Yearly Review-Train and support teachers and students on CKH initiative

ACTION 3: ICU- Increased opportunities for students at risk of failure through ICU

9-12

  1. Increase opportunities for differentiated instruction to meet needs of individual students

STRATEGY 3: Leadership promotes rigor and high expectations through support, feedback and transparency.

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Partner with local colleges and universities to increase more dual credit and AP courses.

9-12 teachers, Building Admin.

  1. Increase dual enrollment options, TSA/IRC obtainment, job/workplace internships

ACTION 2: PLC model will be used to drive instructional decisions to increase student achievement.

Teachers, Admin.

  1. Support the implementation of feedback during all PLCs regarding effective strategies tied to student learning data.

ACTION 3: Improving attendance- Work with student and family in regards to poor attendance.

Administrators, Building counselors, social worker, SRO

  1. Develop and review attendance strategies monthly with buildings that did not reach the MSIP 5 target

St. Clair R-XIII Comprehensive School Improvement Plan 2017-2022

Highly Qualified Staff: Recruit, attract, develop, and retain highly qualified staff to carry out the district mission, goals, and objectives.

Goal 2: STC R-XIII will recruit, attract, develop, and retain highly qualified staff.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Develop high quality staff by implementing and maintaining a yearly professional development plan and district evaluation systems for certified staff focused on growth and student achievement.
  1. The percentage of staff trained in effective teaching and learning practices will increase yearly to improve student learning.
  2. The percentage of staff that use assessment data to inform effective teaching and learning will increase yearly.
  3. The percentage of staff who perform at the proficient level on the new evaluation system will increase yearly.

  1. Develop staff recruitment and retention plans based on best practices.

STRATEGY 1: Teaching and Learning processes engage students in 21st Century Learning Skills

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Stronger Mentor/mentee program which includes training for mentors and an observation schedule for mentees.

Admin/Buildings PK-12

  1. The mentor program will be aligned to the needs of new teachers by their grade levels.  Secondary and elementary needs will be separate in training sessions.

ACTION 2: Offer quality PD on early out Wednesdays and full PD days that align to the District’s CSIP

Admin., Instructional coaches, Director of Teaching and Learning, PDC

  1. Provide embedded professional development time during the school day/calendar devoted to teaching and learning growth through staff surveys, PLC model, and Teacher Evaluation needs.

ACTION 3:  Instructional Coaches-Support schools and teachers in developing the use of highly effective teaching and learning processes

Admin, Instructional Coaches, Director of Teaching and Learning

  1. Develop training opportunities related to quality teaching and learning designs

STRATEGY 2: Culture, Climate and Relationships provide a supportive environment for the success of all students

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1:  Instructional Coaches-Support schools and teachers in developing the use of highly effective teaching and learning processes to improve the teaching/learning environment

Instructional Coaches, Building Admin.

  1. Develop training opportunities related to quality teaching and learning designs that have a positive impact on the learning environment

ACTION 2: Qualified Support Staff in place as needed (IT, counselors, custodial, food service, transportation)

District Admin.

  1. Create a SUSTAINABLE competitive compensation package that aids in hiring & RETAINING of support staff.

ACTION 3: Implement smaller class sizes to maximize student achievement

District Admin.

  1. Maintain and promote student-teacher class size ratios that meet or exceed DESE guidelines

STRATEGY 3:  Leadership promotes rigor and high expectations through support, feedback and transparency.

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: DESE Teacher Evaluation model followed to allow for quality feedback between teacher and administrator (Marzano, Hattie, and Lemov-TLAC)

PK-12 Teachers, Building Admin.

  1. All teachers (new and veteran) will be evaluated annually with collaborative feedback from the building administrator in a timely manner

ACTION 2: Provide Vertical Teaming opportunities for grade levels/ departments as needed on early out Wednesdays or PD days to review curriculum needs, student achievement, and instructional needs

PK-12 Teachers, Building Admin.

  1. Develop training opportunities related to quality teaching and learning designs.

  1. Support and provide ongoing training on using formative assessments to guide teaching and learning.

  1. Annually, review BOY, MOY, and EOY student data to determine teaching and learning success.

ACTION 3: PLC model-Teacher collaboration to drive instructional decisions to increase student achievement.

PK-12 Teachers, Building Admin.

  1. Develop training opportunities related to quality teaching and learning designs.

  1. Support and provide ongoing training on using formative assessments to guide teaching and learning.

  1. Annually, review BOY, MOY, and EOY student data to determine teaching and learning success.

St. Clair R-XIII Comprehensive School Improvement Plan 2017-2022

Facilities, Support, and Instructional Resources: Provide and maintain appropriate instructional resources, support services, and safe facilities.

Goal 3: All STC R-XIII students will learn in an environment that is safe, supportive and conducive to learning.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Utilize technology to improve student learning.
  1. Provide all classrooms and systems with the technology resources necessary to supplement and support the instructional programs for 21st Century Learning.

  1. Support services will operate efficiently and responsibly to ensure a supportive environment to maximize the opportunity to learn.
  1. Mental Health Resources will be readily available to students at-risk.

  1. Maintain and ensure updated, safe facilities and school climates conducive to learning for the successful development of all students.
  1. All of students, staff, and parents will feel safe at school on a daily basis.
  2. All school facilities will support optimal student learning.

STRATEGY 1: Teaching and Learning processes engage students in 21st Century Learning Skills

Action

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Alternative Education program for students who are at risk or unsuccessful in the regular school setting (which includes a drug rehabilitation program)

9-12 teachers, admin, guidance counselors

  1. Increase opportunities for differentiated instruction to meet needs of individual students who are out of school due to long term suspensions.  Students will attend the SCHS Success Center,

ACTION 2: ICU- A response to intervention for students who are at risk of failure due to incomplete assignments.

9-12 teachers, admin, guidance counselors

  1. Increase opportunities for differentiated instruction to meet needs of individual students

ACTION 3:  Expansion of academic programs in areas such as PLTW, STEM, etc. as well as internship opportunities for students with local businesses.

6-12 teachers, admin,

  1. Increase opportunities for differentiated instruction to meet needs of individual students

STRATEGY 2: Culture, Climate and Relationships provide a supportive environment for the success of all students

Action

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Security Cameras and door monitoring systems for increase student safety

CO Admin

  1. Installation of keypads and security cameras to keep exterior doors locked during school hours.

ACTION 2: Expansion of extracurricular activities to increase student involvement (Athletics, Robotics, clubs, etc.)

Building admin, CO admin, PK-12 teachers

  1. Inquiry-based events will be conducted in all STEM-related courses.

  1. Available STEM professional development opportunities communicated to staff regularly

ACTION 3: Provide individual and small group counseling through outside agencies (Preferred, Crider) to provide students with success coping skills.

Building admin, guidance counselors

  1. Continue to partner with local agencies through the Franklin County Resource Board, Crider and Preferred

STRATEGY 3: Leadership promotes rigor and high expectations through support, feedback and transparency.

Action

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Develop Master Capital Project plan for future growth and student instructional needs.

CO Admin; BOE

  1. Develop a master facility plan in preparation for a 2020/2021 Bond issue

ACTION 2: The District and St. Clair City will provide a school resource officer (SRO) to increase campus safety and provide safety training.

CO Admin, St. Clair City Police Department

  1. Continue to partner with St. Clair City to have a SRO on the St. Clair R-XIII School campus

St. Clair R-XIII Comprehensive School Improvement Plan 2017-2022

Parent and Community Involvement: Promote, facilitate, and enhance parent, student, and community involvement in educational programs.

Goal 4: STC R-XIII parents, students, and community members will actively participate in school events to support student learning.

OBJECTIVES

  1. By June 2020, student achievement will rank among the top districts in the state of Missouri.
  1. The percentage of students involved in extra and cocurricluar activities will increase yearly.
  2. The percentage of students who regularly attend school at least 95% of the time will improve through parent/community support.

  1. By June 2020, parent and community involvement in educational programs will increase yearly.
  1. The percent of parents who attend academic events will increase yearly.
  2. The percentage of parents and community members who serve on building and district committees will increase yearly.

STRATEGY 1: Teaching and Learning processes engage students in 21st Century Learning Skills

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Expansion of Parent/Teacher conferences (student-led conferences, fall and spring conferences)

Building Admin; PK-12 teachers; 3-12 grade students

  1. Student-led curriculum nights offered in conjunction with Parent/Teacher Conferences, Title I Parent Events, and student performances will be offered at least once at each site yearly.

ACTION 2: District Learning standards nights appropriate to building level needs  instead of open house

Building Admin; PK-12 teachers; PK-12 grade students

  1. Curriculum nights offered in conjunction with Parent/Teacher Conferences, Title I Parent Events, and student performances will be offered at least once at each site yearly.

STRATEGY 2: Culture, Climate and Relationships provide a supportive environment for the success of all students

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Partnership with PTA

Building admin; PTA; parents

  1. Increase focused on parental professional development in the area of instructional and mental health services

ACTION 2: Increase Internships with local businesses to provide students more real life experiences

Building admin; HS business department; 9-12 students

  1. Maintain and enhance community partners with local youth, civic, and educational organizations.

  1. Join forces with community agencies to host and expand community

ACTION 3: Increase the effectiveness of the STC Volunteer program (such as Watch DOGs) to impact student achievement by better training the volunteers in instructional strategies.

PK-8

  1. Give volunteers a toolbox of instructional strategies to use when working with students who need additional assistance..

STRATEGY 3: Leadership promotes rigor and high expectations through support, feedback and transparency.

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Increased communication to community and parents (such as a digital marquee board, phone blasts, social media)

PK-12

  1. Communication between the school building/district & patrons will occur regularly through various print/electronic formats (district newsletter, e-mail, SIS Portal, Pulse, social media) & opportunities for participation will be provided.

St. Clair R-XIII Comprehensive School Improvement Plan 2017-2022

Governance: Govern the district in an efficient and effective manner providing leadership and representation to benefit students, staff, and patrons.

Goal 5: STC R-XIII will be governed to provide fiscal resources and leadership that benefit students, staff, and parents.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Develop and maintain a fiscally responsible operating budget.
  1. Implement, review, and adjust procedures addressing the efficient operations and their related costs.

  1. Maintain customized policies and developed improved communication with stakeholders.
  1. Improve public awareness of district revenue, expenditures, and debt status.

STRATEGY 1: Teaching and Learning processes engage students in 21st Century Learning Skills

Action

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1:  Ensure all program reviews are adhered to per policy to inform and provide data for future needs.

CO admin

  1. Program evaluations will include a budget section with cost/benefit analysis.

STRATEGY 2: Culture, Climate and Relationships provide a supportive environment for the success of all students

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Provide newsletters from Board Secretary on the school board’s

School board; supt., board secretary

Monthly newsletter (stating the business from the previous month’s board meeting) will be sent out to the STC staff by the board secretary

ACTION 2: School board members more involved/visible to students/teachers

Supt.; School board

Provide bi-annually tours for school board members by the superintendent


STRATEGY 3: Leadership promotes rigor and high expectations through support, feedback and transparency.

Action Item

Site/Department

Target/Timelines

ACTION 1: Provide a long range facility plan for possible expansion and/or facility improvements for future bond issues

CO admin; School board

  1. Partner with an architect firm after an RFQ process to develop a long range plan with estimated costs

ACTION 2: Stronger communication between board and community

School board

  1. Communication between the school boardt & patrons will occur regularly through various print/electronic formats (district newsletter, e-mail, SIS Portal, Pulse, social media) & opportunities for participation will be provided.

St. Clair R-XIII School District                                                        2017-2022