The District Student Achievement advisory committee is charged by the Board with providing input and insight to the Board of Education related to curriculum, instruction, assessment, and student achievement. Such topics include:
● Learning: guiding principles of learning and student achievement;● Testing and Assessment: standardized testing; types and frequency of local tests and assessments; use of external tests as benchmarks of local student, school and district achievement; emphasis of assessment and testing with respect to time devoted to tested and non-tested content; test preparation;● Curriculum: guiding principles of curriculum and development of such, consideration of the depth and breadth of the Bedford Central curriculum, taking into consideration required standards and assessments;● Achievement and Engagement: experiences and data to benchmark student achievement and academic engagement;● Communicating Success: benchmarking and communicating success with emphasis placed on rankings by national, state, and local publications; means of measuring and communicating student progress, growth, and point-in-time achievement; and means of communicating student(s) learning;● Mandates and Policy: understanding federal and state policies and reforms.
The advisory committee shall provide a final written report of findings and recommendations to the Superintendent and Board of Education by the end of February, 2018, so that recommendations may be considered during the budget development cycle.
We invite members of the 2016-17 Student Achievement Advisory Committee, as well as new applicants from all segments of the school community, to participate in the 2017-18 BCSD Student Achievement Advisory Committee.
The District Student Achievement Advisory Committee will meet on the following Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. in the CO Conference Room:
October 12, 2017November 16, 2017January 18, 2018February 8, 2018April 19, 2018
To express interest in participation, please complete this Google Form.
Applications are Due October 2, 2017 after which time applicants will be notified.