DOVER SCHOOL DISTRICT 5 YEAR ACTION PLAN
2010 - 2015
Mission : Strengthening our community by educating every child, every day!
Vision 2010-2015: Teachers and students will be held accountable to a standard of excellence, emphasizing collaboration, innovation and best practices in teaching and learning.
Goals 2010- 2015:
All students will be provided with aligned, rigorous, and research-based instructional materials to prepare them for the 21st century learning, and post-secondary opportunities.
All educators will partner with colleagues to create an instructional climate that values coaching, modeling, and a collaborative culture to improve teaching practices.
All educators will use assessment information to improve achievement of all students.
Educators, students and parents will partner to create a positive, engaging, and safe school environment.
Teachers and students will use technology to enhance learning.
Adopted by the Dover School Board on April 12, 2010
Actions 2010- 2015:
Raise the achievement level for all students.
Close the achievement gap for SES and Special Education sub-groups.
Develop a systematic process of monitoring progress at the classroom, building, and district levels to maximize student achievement:
Target professional development for new and veteran teachers on best practices, through coaching and modeling.
Stress importance of cross curriculum applications of content.
Create collaborative teams focused on teaching and learning.
Enhance sense of community through a positive, engaging school climate.
Increase quality, frequency, and consistency of parent involvement and communication strategies
Increase opportunities for students to explore and pursue post-secondary options.