| Dr. Nancy Hacker|
Board-approved Superintendent Goals for the 2015-2016 School Year
Maintain or increase current levels of academic performance of all students.
Ensure that at least 85% or more of students are on grade level in reading by the end of Grade 3.
Ensure that 85% or more of first graders are reading on grade level and ready to enter 2nd grade by June, 2016.
Increase the percentage of high school students with IEPs at STHS who have access to the general education curriculum and common core state standards in academic English Language Arts and/or Science courses in 2014-15 vs. 2015-16 by 10% or more.
Utilizing comparisons of standardized measures of academic performance, increase the proficiency of students in grades 6 and 7 as the result of the implementation of Writing Based Curriculum practices in their English/Language Arts classrooms.
Complete revision of English/Language Arts curriculum for grades 3 through 12.
Finalize selection of standards-based curricular program and materials for grades 3 - 5
Complete high school curriculum requirements and revision for grades 9 – 11
Finalize all components of the writing-based curriculum units of study for grades 6 - 8
Expand opportunities for project-based and experiential learning
Expand STEM and Robotics opportunities for secondary students
Identify grade level experiential and project-based learning opportunities
Complete creation of Maker Space locations in the MS and the HS, and identify relevant project-based learning activities for these areas
Develop an enrichment program based on Chinese language and culture for all students at Erdenheim
Evaluate program for expansion of Chinese studies program
Provide recommendations to the Academic Affairs Committee by June, 2016
Establish a 2016-2017 budget for the School District of Springfield Township with a tax impact that is equal to or less than the Act 1 index.
Continue to seek out ways to improve efficient operations and cost savings measures.
Create financing/debt schedules to assist with plans for long-range renovation and construction programs.
Complete negotiations for a new Act 93 administrators’ agreement.
Develop a 5-year district-wide plan for usage of district facilities and land.
a. Oversee implementation of a feasibility study to assess current conditions of district-owned properties and current land use.
b. Provide means for community
and Township input and feedback regarding projected uses of school facilities
and properties, and
construction planning for Enfield and the High School.
i. Schedule meetings for community input regarding facilities plans for the future.
c. Finalize plans for long-range construction projects for Enfield and the High School.
Increase district-wide efforts to provide equitable opportunities, experiences, and resources for all students
Implement 6 goals of Educational Equity for district-wide focus
Identify specific equitable practices that need improvement
Develop plans to ensure implementation of equitable practices across the district
Create district-wide committee to provide recommendations on implementation of equitable practices