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Goals for South Tama schools Supt. Smith approved

October 29, 2018
By John Speer - Editor (jspeer@tamatoledonews.com) , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

A set of standards detailing 16 goals new South Tama Schools Superintendent Jared Smith and the school board will share and focus on were approved by the board on Monday night, Oct. 22. Smith took over the leadership role of the district on July 1 succeeding Jeff Berger in the post.

The standards are leadership which define methods of "promoting the success of students" through learning with responsibility of ethics, society, community and culture among the principles.

A timeline for each area ranging from fall of this year to "ongoing" accompanies the list.

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Jared smith PhD
South Tama Superintendent of Schools

One of the highlights include Smith to prepare a "State of the District" presentation for both fall of this year and spring, 2019. It is to "summarize student achievement data and other relevant information that will guide school improvement efforts."

A second goal is development of a long-range facilities plan due in the spring of 2019 and develop what is termed a "district Financial Report card" by December, 2019.

Also, a College Decision Day for the spring, 2019, ongoing development of "understanding, acceptance and appreciation of diversity within staff, students and families and for the superintendent to be "highly visible" in the communit are listed.

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South Tama County School Board/Superintendent Goals for 2018-2019 School Year

Standard 1: An educational leader promotes the success of all students by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community. (Shared Vision)

Goal: The Superintendent will align and implement education programs, plans, action, and resources with the district's vision and goals.

Data/Artifact: STC District Vision Document

Timeline: Summer, 2019

Goal: The Superintendent will development systems for mentoring and coaching of building principals and administrative teams that utilizes consistent feedback and evaluation to drive student outcomes

Data/Artifact: Development and Oversight of Administrator SMART Goals

Timeline: Fall, 2018

Standard 2: An educational leader promotes the success of all students by advocating, nurturing and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional development. (Culture of Learning)

Goal: The Superintendent will provide leadership for assessing and improving culture, climate, and learning environments for the students and staff.

Data/Artifact: Culture and Climate Survey Results

Timeline: Fall, 2018 and Spring, 2019

Goal: The Superintendent will prepare and deliver a "State of the District" presentation that summarizes student achievement data and other relevant information that will guide school improvement efforts.

Data/Artifact: Data Slides Presentation | State of the District Breakfast

Timeline: Fall, 2018 | Fall, 2019

Goal: The Superintendent will elevate professional practice by investing in administrators and staff through the maintenance of a professional development program that cultivates ongoing adult learning.

Data/Artifact: Professional Development Calendar

Timeline: Ongoing

Standard 3: An educational leader promotes the success of all students by ensuring management of the organization, operations and resources for a safe, efficient and effective learning environment. (Management)

Goal: The Superintendent will develop and review safety plans in collaboration with district administrative and safety team as well as local police, fire, and sheriff departments.

Data/Artifact: Emergency Operations Plan

Timeline: Summer, 2019

Goal: The Superintendent will ensure fiscal responsibility and proper stewardship of resources.

Data/Artifact:

Timeline:

Goal: The Superintendent will engage in the development of a long range facility plan for the district.

Data/Artifact: Long Range Facilities Plan

Timeline: Spring, 2019

Standard 4: An educational leader promotes the success of all students by collaborating with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs and mobilizing community resources. (Family and Community)

Goal: The Superintendent will be highly visible to community of stakeholders.

Data/Artifact: Parent Feedback Survey

Timeline: Spring, 2019

Goal: The Superintendent will emphasize and utilize the use of Chain of Command procedures.

Data/Artifact: District Organizational Chart & Guide to Addressing Employee Concerns

Timeline: Fall, 2018

Goal: The superintendent will continue to communicate regularly and effectively with the community.

Data/Artifact: STC District Update - Sept | Oct |

Timeline: Monthly

Standard 5: An educational leader promotes the success of all students by acting with integrity, fairness and in an ethical manner. (Ethics)

Goal: The Superintendent will create multiple mentoring relationships with effective superintendents and leaders

Data/Artifact: Meetings and Conversations with School Leaders

Timeline: Ongoing

Goal: The Superintendent will attend statewide mentoring and professional growth sessions targeted for new superintendents. (ISFLC, ISFIS Conference, SAI Events, IASB etc.)

Data/Artifact: Meetings and Conversations with School Leaders

Timeline: Ongoing

Standard 6: An educational leader promotes the success of all students by understanding the profile of the community and, responding to, and influencing the larger political, social, economic, legal and cultural context. (Societal Context)

Goal: The Superintendent will prepare students to be college and career ready.

Data/Artifact: College Decision Day

Timeline: Spring, 2019

Goal: The Superintendent will encourage and increase the participation rate of students in school-sponsored activities

Data/Artifact: Student Participation Rate Numbers: Middle School & High School

Timeline: Ongoing

Goal: The Superintendent will further develop understanding, acceptance and appreciation of diversity within our staff, students and families

Data/Artifact: Multi-Cultural Gender Fair Meetings Notes

Timeline: Ongoing

 
 

 

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