100.  COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING

1.        Purpose

The Board recognizes the importance of comprehensive planning in developing and guiding the district’s goals, and the educational programs and operation of the schools.  Participation by educational stakeholders is a critical element of such planning.

2.        Authority

        

The Board shall provide guidance in the district’s comprehensive planning process, and shall ensure active participation by Board members, administrators, teachers, other district personnel, students, parents/guardians and representatives from local businesses and the community.

        Title 22

        Sec. 4.13

As part of the comprehensive planning process, the Board directs that the district develop and implement individual plans and components as required by law, regulations, and funding and program requirements.

        

The Board directs that the goals and action plans developed through comprehensive planning shall be continuously monitored and reviewed to ensure students are achieving at high levels.

        

     SC 1205.1

     Title 22

     Sec. 4.13, 49.17

     Pol. 333

Professional Education

The district shall develop and submit a professional education plan to the Secretary of Education for approval every three (3) years, as required by law and regulations.  Prior to approval by the Board and submission to the Secretary of Education, the professional education plan shall be made available for public inspection and comment in the district’s administrative for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days.

 

Induction

     Title 22

     Sec. 4.13, 49.16

     Pol. 333

The district shall develop and submit an induction plan to the Department of Education for approval every six (6) years, as required by law and regulations.  Prior to approval by the Board and submission to the Department of Education, the induction plan shall be made available for public inspection and comment in the district’s administrative for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days.

Student Services

     Title 22

     Sec. 4.13, 12.41

     Pol. 146

The district shall develop and implement a written plan every six (6) years for providing a comprehensive and integrated K-12 program of student services, as required by law and regulations.  Prior to approval by the Board, the student services plan shall be made available for public inspection and comment in the district’s administrative offices for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days.

     Title 22

     Sec. 4.13, 14.104

     Pol. 113

     Title 22

     Sec. 4.13, 16.4

     Pol. 114

3.  Delegation of

     Responsibility

     Reference to be

     REMOVED    → 

Special Education

The district shall develop and submit a special education plan to the Department of Education for approval every three (3) years, and shall implement such plan as required by law and regulations.  Prior to approval by the Board and submission to the Department of Education, the special education plan shall be made available for public inspection and comment in the district’s administrative offices for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days.

Gifted Education

The district shall develop and implement a gifted education plan every six (6) years, as required by law and regulations.  Prior to approval by the Board, the gifted education plan shall be made available for public inspection and comment in the district’s administrative offices for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days.

The Superintendent shall be responsible for organizing the comprehensive planning process, ensuring participation in accordance with Board policy and submitting the required plans to the Department of Education.

The Superintendent or designee shall be responsible for implementing the goals and action plans developed through comprehensive planning and providing written quarterly progress reports to the Board.

References:

School Code – 24 P.S. Sec. 1205.1

State Board of Education Regulations – 22 PA Code Sec. 4.4, 4.13, 4.20, 12.41,

     14.104, 16.4, 49.16, 49.17

Technology Plans, Title 47, Code of Federal Regulations – 47 CFR Sec. 54.508

Board Policy – 002, 004, 101, 105, 107, 109, 113, 114, 146, 333, 701

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