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AUSD Board of Trustees Goals

The Board met on August 28th, 2003 to develop 2003/04 goals. The initial step was to gather and reach consensus on a set of goals. There has been no decision on what additional work will be done by the Board regarding these goals. The goals identified were:

1. Student Achievement

  • Balance district initiatives to ensure and promte student achievement in the full spectrum of abilities.
  • 2. Health

  • Create and adopt a comprehensive K-12 health, fitness and nutrition policy.
  • 3. Professional Development

  • Strategize opportunities for professional development to augment ongoing board growth and development.
  • 4. Marketing

  • Assess the extent to which unwelcome advertising is invading the classroom environment, particularily K-8 schools.
  • 5. Strategic Plan

  • Support staff in development of the work plan to implement the long range goals and short term objectives.
  • 6. California High School Exit Exam

  • Review and adopt a suitable and rigorous replacement for the high school compentencies.
  • 7. Woodstock Child Development Center

  • Explore and expand, where feasible, preschool and after school classroom sites to meet funded enrollment and to more effectively meet the needs of the families of Alameda.
  • 8. Budget

  • Remain fiscally sound by reviewing regular budget summaries, revising budget projections, modifying the budget and tracking California's fiscal health.
  • 9. Charter Schools

  • Develop and effective system for ongoing monitoring, evaluation and rechartering schools.
  • 10. Early College High School

  • Create an enduring alternative high school loacted the College of Alameda, funded with foundation grants.
  • 11. Board Conduct and Self-Evaluation

  • Review and assess, no later March each year, the Board's progress toward meeting its annual goals and adherence to California School Boards Association Professional Standards, adopted in 2002.
  • 12. Master Plan

  • Unanimousily adopt a Facilities Master plan by November 2003.
  • 13. Best Practices

  • Identify best practices and adopt a plan to exchange information at school sites that promote and enhance wide-ranging student achievement.
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    Last modified: September 6, 2003

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