William S. Hart Union High School District

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

GOAL STATEMENTS AND OBJECTIVES FOR WILLIAM S. HART UHSD

1. Communicate substantive, current District and school information to all stakeholders.
  a. Create a Study Team to assess the effectiveness of each site's communication systems and help each site to develop systems and protocols to proactively communicate with students, parents, staff and community.
  b. The Study Team will assess and develop District communication systems.
  c. The District and school plans will be reviewed on a regular basis.
  d. Develop baseline expectations for communication systems at each site that will include:
    i. Effective internal (administrator to staff) systems
    ii. Effective two-way communication system between school and stakeholders
    iii. A specific focus on enhancing customer service from the school to all clients.
 
2. Instructional program will emphasize rigor in reading and writing in all content areas.
  a. All teachers will teach and reinforce reading and writing strategies integrated into their content lessons.
  b. Expand benchmark writing test program to include ninth grade.
  c. All staff will participate in staff development to learn standards- aligned reading and writing strategies so that they may incorporate such strategies in to their content area.
  d. At least once yearly, sites will participate in articulation with their feeder schools regarding expectations in writing and reading to maintain depth and rigor.
  e. Schools will select instructional programs to teach reading and writing strategies throughout the school day.
 
3. Forge productive school/family/community partnerships.
  a. Implement site Action Team Partnership Plans.
  b. Create a welcoming environment for all families and students at all sites.
  c. Each site will provide parent education opportunities so parents may better support their student's learning.
  d. On a yearly basis each site will collect feedback from families regarding the effectiveness of home/school connections.
 
4. Create career/technical education opportunities (i.e. vocational programs, integration of relevance of curriculum to the work skills, values and environment, mentorships, apprenticeships) to increase students' successful transition to the workforce/workplace.
  a. Develop and implement a District Plan in collaboration with the School and Business Alliance.
  b. The District Plan shall provide for a quality and relevant school-based learning program that integrates workplace skills into the curriculum.
  c. The District Plan shall include work-based learning.
  d. The District Plan shall address transition-to-work.
  e. The District Plan shall include collaboration with College of the Canyons.
  f. The District Plan shall include the Regional Occupational Program (ROP).
 
5. Establish an environment in which everyone is valued and treated with dignity and respect and where all students are afforded equal educational and extra-curricular opportunities.
  a. Develop and implement a District Diversity Action Plan.
  b. Develop and implement District policies and practices to support equitable access to educational and extra-curricular opportunities regardless of a student's ability to pay.
  c. Develop alternative educational delivery and instructional methods to provide equity and access for all.
  d. Increase the number of sections and enrollments in AVID or like programs.
  e. Provide resources to programs that aim at narrowing the achievement gap.
 
6. Continue to ensure that the health and safety of all students is of primary concern on all campuses.
  a. Develop and implement the health and safety plan and emergency preparedness/disaster plan on each campus.
  b. Develop and implement regulations that reflect concern for health and safety.
  c. Develop and implement policies on nutrition and physical exercise.
 
7. Provide fiscal stability and accountability at all levels within the District.
  a. Monitor financial decisions to ensure that they reflect district priorities.
  b. Implement a system of checks and balances that will ensure fiscal responsibility and accountability.