Strategic Plan Year 2: Update

Strategic Plan Year 2: Update

Goal 1: To demonstrate continuous improvement in instruction and student achievement

  • Measure 1: (Measure is ongoing.) To increase the percentage of students by cohort compared to provincial averages that are meeting or exceeding expected learning outcomes in Provincial Literacy and Math Assessments. (Note: to compare cohort data we need to factor in the provincial cohort average variance when determining success)
  • Measure 2: (Measure was achieved, however is still ongoing.) South Shore Regional School Board (SSRSB) teachers will indicate a continuous improvement in their instructional practices as indicated through qualitative data from annual teacher surveys related to the effectiveness of their collaborative learning team.
  • Measure 3: (Baseline data established and Measure is ongoing.) SSRSB self-identified African Nova Scotian and Aboriginal students will show increased achievement levels in Provincial Literacy and Math Assessments. (Baseline data not available until fall of 2015 due to low overall Self-Identified numbers year to year. Three year groupings recommended by DEECD/ACSD).
  • Measure 4: (Measure is ongoing.) SSRSB Students in grades 7-12 will indicate through Tell Them From Me (TTFM) surveys that they are intellectually engaged in their learning at a rate of 5% above the National Average.

Goal 2: To remove barriers for a safe and healthy environment

  • Measure 1: (Measure is ongoing.) Student Survey respondents in Tell Them From Me (TTFM) will indicate a positive response in the bullying and school safety report on measures above the national average.
  • Measure 2: (Measure is ongoing.) The percentage of students being reported for severely disruptive behavior will decrease (Use 2013-14 as a baseline).
  • Measure 3: (Measure is ongoing.) The number of schools offering the Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS) program will increase.
  • Measure 4: (Measure was achieved, however is still ongoing.) A Long Range Facility Plan is in place to ensure efficiencies.

Goal 3: Promote and strengthen partnerships and community engagement

  • Measure 1: (Measure was achieved, however is still ongoing.)SSRSB will create new external partnerships and expand on current partnerships
  • Measure 2: (Measure was achieved, however is still ongoing.) There will be an increase in the number of meetings between governing Board and school community members excluding the school review process.
  • Measure 3: (Measure is ongoing.) The community will report an increased awareness of public education as indicated through the Tell Them From Me (TTFM) Parent Survey.
  • Measure 4: (Measure was achieved, however is still ongoing.) There will be an increase in positive media coverage of school and regional initiatives at the local level.
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