Goals & Activities

Otis School Commitee
Goals and Activities

2015-2016


GOAL #1 - COMMUNICATION:  Ensure that all Beech Hill School stakeholder groups (students, parents, staff, and Otis and Mariaville community members) are informed about school activities, programs, policies, budget issues, etc. in a timely, transparent, and accurate manner.


Proposed Activities
• Provide Stakeholders with up-to-date and easily accessible information on the BHS web site – BHS calendar of events,
  Minutes from all school committee meetings, school policies, newsletters, student achievement info, BHS Goals, etc.;
• Post information on dates of upcoming School Committee meetings on Otis Town Office Bulletin Board;
• Create and distribute BHS Newsletters in at least a monthly manner;
• Provide stakeholders with specific information on BHS programs, activities, policies, budget issues, etc.;
• Superintendent and School Committee members meet with Otis Selectpersons on a quarterly basis to discuss school
  related issues – budgets, capital improvements, etc.;
• Create opportunities for two-way dialogue between Otis/Mariaville community members and Otis
  superintendent/school committee.


Goal #2 - STUDENT LEARNING:  Ensure that BHS students are progressing in meeting or exceeding local and state standards and expectations for learning.


Proposed Activities
• Compile and analyze information on student achievement and learning in the content areas of ELA, Math, Science,
  and in other identified areas;
• Create BHS Goals and Action Plan for improving student learning and teacher practice;   
• Post information on student achievement on BHS website;
• Identify and provide resources, policies, procedures for supporting BHS Goals and Action Plans.


GOAL #3 – PROGRAM EFFICIENCY:  Ensure that all funds are used in an efficient manner for supporting school programs and the operation of the Beech Hill School.

Proposed Activities
• School Committee members will conduct reviews of school programs at monthly school committee meetings, which  
  may include identified content areas, Pre-Kindergarten Program, After-School Program, Gifted and Talented Program, 
  Title IA program, etc.;
• School Committee members will create a 5-25 year BHS Capital Improvements and Building Systems Replacement
  Plan;
• School committee members will review information regarding MDOE School Approval Requirements.


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