Superintendent Goals 2010-2011
October 2010In addition to the goals below the following will continue to be priorities:
Evaluating financial needs and developing a budget that meets School Committeeparameters.
Reviewing and strengthening fiscal systems and processes.
I. Communication and Collaboration
Continue to develop a skilled leadership team that is committed to collaborative goal settingand problem solving.b)
Continue to foster educator-to-educator collaboration and instructional teacher leadership toimprove teaching and learning through Task Forces and Leadership Councils.c)
Continue to develop partnerships with higher education, professional associations, and other public and private schools that will further our efforts for innovative programming through grantsand other outside funding.d)
Continue to develop a more effective and innovative district website.e) Continue to work on developing a collaborative relationship with the WEA leadership.f) Continue to foster communication and collaboration with parents and the community, throughmeeitngs with groups such as the PTOs, Site Councils, the Education Foundation, and Rotary.
II. Curriculum, Programming, and Assessment Redesign
Continue to ensure curriculum renewal with technology integration, 21st C skills, andUniversal Design for Learning by providing professional development that focuses on curriculumdevelopment and instructional practices using technology.c) Continue to develop an improved system of student assessment that scales up use of Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for reading and math.d) Continue to develop an improved system of student assessment that begins to includeproject-based evaluations focused on 21st century readiness.e)
Design an Assistive Technology plan that more effectively integrates technology and UDL intothe reading curriculum and the new special education programming.f) Develop a plan for a Watertown Family Center with a staff daycare to open Sept. 2011.g) Continue to design the After school program so that is district-wide and includes academicand enrichment programming at each school.h) Continue to develop a district-wide anti-bullying plan and curriculum that meets stateregulations.
a) Evaluate and revise personnel procedures, provide professional development for principals onhiring and supervision, and in conjunction with Human Resources nurture constructivecommunication with the WEA.b) Develop a Human Resource plan for next year.c) Revise business systems and procedures based on audit recommendations, and ensure thatadministrators and faculty understand and use approved fiscal procedures.