Superintendent Goals - 2019-20

1. The District will set a minimum growth goal of a 10% increase in proficient and advanced mathematics scores using building level data/pssa as the instrument.  This is a three year goal.

  • Work with math department to standardize pacing.

  • Use Category CDTs as a pre and post unit test.

  • Facilitate targeted data team meetings by grade level by building and with individual teachers



2. The District will set a minimum growth goal of a 10% increase in proficient and advanced biology scores using building level data/pssa as the instrument.  This is a three year goal.

  • Re-visit biology and ecology curriculum

  • Use Category CDTs as a pre and post unit test.

  • Standardize content vocabulary instruction

  • Assign Keystone Prep course to ALL students who are not proficient

  • Provide targeted instruction during Keystone Prep course

  • All students will re-test as many times as possible

  • Facilitate targeted data team meetings by grade level by building and with individual teachers



3. The District will increase safety trainings for faculty and staff, safety drills with the least amount of impact on instructional time, and work with local agencies to develop and improve the safety plan for the District.


4. Provide the board options to close the budget gap.  The ultimate goal will be to have balanced yearly budget.


5. Promote the Shikellamy School District in a positive matter through media, social media posting, a minimum of 2 posts per week from each building.


6. Update and improve all school policies and job descriptions that are older than 5 years.  This will be a multi-year goal to be completed on or before the end 23-24 school year.