Board of Education Goals

  • 2019-20 BOE Goals

    FOCUS AREA I – Update District Facilities and Technology

    Enhance facilities to ensure student safety, including control and monitoring of school entrances and exits, fund additional security staff positions, and provide additional security training to all staff by June 2020.

    Develop a plan to enhance district-wide facilities to improve educational programs. 

    Enhance district-wide technological infrastructure, update educational practices, and promote student innovation and use of technology (STEAM initiatives) in accordance with action step outlined in our NYSED 2018-2020 Technology Plan.

     

    FOCUS AREA II – Expand Stakeholder Engagement

    Enlist community and school stakeholders support for our plan to maintain and enhance our facilities as demonstrated by community response to ThoughtExchange. 

    Increase Town of Greenburgh Officials and Civic Association leaders and members’ outreach as measured by increased attendance and involvement in meetings. 

    Enhance social media platforms and implement SchoolMessenger to communicate effectively and efficiently with stakeholders. 

     

    FOCUS AREA III – Align and Articulate Curriculum

    Improve student achievement (Literacy and Numeracy) by 3% above the ELA 2019 proficiency rates, Grade 3-8, as measured by the Spring 2020 New York State English Language Arts and Math Examinations. Improve the Spring 2020 Fountas and Pinnell student instructional performance “Above” and “On” reading level by 3% over Spring 2019 Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2 instructional levels. Improve Regents passing rates in all June 2020 Regents Examinations by 3% over actual 2019 performance levels. Improve iReady windows 3 K-2 results by 3% over window 3 2019 results.

    Develop a universal understanding of social emotional learning.

    Pilot programs to support the social and emotional health of students at Woodlands Middle High School and Richard J Bailey Elementary School in accordance with SED benchmarks for Social and Emotional Learning.

     

    FOCUS AREA IV – Stabilize Leadership

    Create/adopt and implement a tool for evaluating school climate for the 2019-20 school year that will provide data useful in promoting staff retention.

    Provide social and emotional support to district-wide leadership and staff. 

    Establish a culture of collaboration between school board, superintendent and district-wide leadership in an effort to foster trust, leadership development and appropriate communication protocols.

      

    FOCUS AREA V – Fiscal Stability and Efficiency

    Update and implement our five-year budget plan and determine the costs, benefits and limits or our cost savings measures.

    The Greenburgh Central School District will focus on developing a five-year district-wide equipment plan. 

    Increase strategic partnerships and grant opportunities.

     

     

    2018-19 BOE Goals

    FOCUS AREA I – Update District Facilities and Technology
    Enhance facilities to ensure student safety, including control and monitoring of school entrances and exits, fund additional security staff positions, and provide additional security training to all staff by June 2019.

    Fund and begin implementation of a plan to enhance District-wide facilities to improve educational programs. The Board of Education will support a Capital Improvement Plan to be submitted to the voters no later than March 31, 2019.

    Enhance district-wide technological infrastructure, update educational practices, and promote student innovation and use of technology (STEAM initiatives) in accordance with action steps outlined in our NYSED 2018-2021Technology Plan.

    FOCUS AREA II – Expand Stakeholder Engagement
    Enlist community and school stakeholders support for our plan to maintain and enhance our facilities as measured by stakeholder’s response to support a capital improvement plan.

    FOCUS AREA III – Align and Articulate Curriculum
    Improve student achievement (Literacy and Numeracy) by 3% for 100% of students for the academic year 2018-19 (Kindergarten-Grade 8 as measured by iReady Assessments and Grades 9-12 as measured by English Language Arts(ELA), Algebra Common Core, US History and Earth Science Regents Examinations).

    Support the social and emotional health of our students by implementing programs, professional development, and curriculum in accordance with SED benchmarks for Social and Emotional Learning throughout the school year.

    FOCUS AREA IV – Stabilize Leadership
    Create/adopt and implement a tool for evaluating school climate for the 2018-19 school year that will provide data useful in promoting staff retention.

    Promote diversity of instructional staff by advertising employment opportunities in a wide variety of venues and ensuring diversity in our hiring committees.

    Settle and ratify expired collective bargaining contracts.

    Engage100% of the leadership staff in training on culturally responsive teaching and effective development of staff evaluation.

    Create an exit survey for staff leaving the district and establish procedures for its implementation by June of 2019.

    FOCUS AREA V – Fiscal Stability and Efficiency
    Update and implement our five-year budget plan, and determine the costs, benefits and limits of our cost savings measures.

    The Greenburgh Central School District will focus on identifying alternate sources of revenue for the 2018-19 school year.

    Increase strategic partnerships and grant opportunities by 2020.

    Resolve outstanding financial issues with student activity accounts by June of 2019, and implement regulations to ensure financial discipline going forward.