Blind Brook District Goals 2016-2017

  • Enhance Classroom Teaching & Learning
    • Implement new 3012-d APPR regulations
      • Provide training for all concerned relative to teacher and principal observations
      • Implement new APPR procedures for teachers and principals using updated rubrics
      • Submit APPR plans for teachers and principals to the NYSED for approval
    • Review current MS/HS scheduling models
      • Identify and plan to pilot a modified block schedule in 2017-2018 in collaboration witht he MS/HA Alternate Scheduling Committee
    Administrative Organization
    • Monitor the impact of the administrative reorganization on meeting student needs
      • Safety and supervision
      • Student support services (clinical and counseling)
      • Curriculum, instruction and assessment
    Student Wellness 
    • Support student social, emotional and intellectual well-being
      • Enhance ability to deal with individualized stress
      • Continue to work with the Community Coalition
      • Character education and anti-bullying
    Capital Project & Referendum Planning
    • Complete the next phase of construction planning
      • Complete updated demographic study and report
      • Present scope of project options to community
      • Select the best option for both projects
      • Set date for a community bond referendum
      • Construct a revised timeline for construction projects
    Strategic Planning Process
    • Commence with a long term strategic planning process
      • Prepare for the development of a strategic planning process to ensure the mission of the District is accomplished
      • Use climate survey data to help inform strategic planning focus

    Fiscal Stewardship & Accountability

    • Demonstrate effective business operations and ensure fiscal stewardship
      • Prepare a fiscally responsible budget for 2017-2018 that maintains the instructional program and complies with state-mandated tax levy cap legislation