Board of Education: Goals
The Eastchester Board of Education has established the following goals:
Improving Student Performance:
to enhance learning opportunities for all students through a sustained
and systemic program of teacher professional growth and curriculum
- Mentor new instructional staff and provide
professional growth opportunities in best instructional practices and in
the implementation of Eastchester's curriculum and assessment programs.
- Continue the implementation of District graduation goals and New York State's learning standards.
on our record of continuous improvement in student performance on State
assessments in 4th and 8th grades and in the requirements of the All
Regents High School.
- Continue to enhance our excellent record of
enrollment in Advanced Placement courses and other advanced learning
opportunities for all students which will also enhance
college/university acceptances. Continue to build on our regional
leadership role in videoconferencing for enhanced learning, along with
the application of new and upgraded technology K-12.
Finance/Budget/ Business Operations:
- Develop fiscally responsive and taxpayer sensitive expenditure plans that support and improve programs, services and facilities.
strategic financial reserves capable of responding to program capital
and infrastructure needs in a manner that maximizes resources and
promotes taxpayer value.
- Continue the District's commitment to
utilize technology in achieving its mission and to improve its
technology infrastructure, as needed.
guide and support the successful completion of all voter-approved bond
projects and all facility improvement projects, and to report to the
community on the progress of all work.
- Complete the secondary
facilities review by the Long Range Planning Committee and recommend to
the community a plan for accommodating increased enrollments at the
Middle and High School.
School Community, Public Relations & Legisative Action:
the Board's communications with parents through trustee liaisons to all
PTA's,the Eastchester School Foundation and the Eagles Spots Club.
the Board's successful Advisory Committee structure in order to promote
the appropriate involvement of stakeholders in important
- Continue to support and improve the
District's Public Relations Program, particularly through cable channels
(78/24), the District's web site and "School Talk."
- Engage in legislative action and advocacy on behalf of the best interests of all Eastchester students.
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