Levittown Public Schools 2016-2017 Board of Education Goals
Vision and Mission
- During the 2016-2017 school year, the Levittown School District shall renew its commitment to the District's vision of "Success for Every Student" and fiscal stability. Particular emphasis shall be given to finalizing a revised frame of reference for academic standards for all students and developing a widespread and detailed understanding of the District's multi-year budget process and projections. Special attention will be given to the relationship between the District's long-term financial status and the quality of educational programs and services and the development of more efficient, written procedures, processes and regulations district-wide. The district shall foster greater collaboration between the principals and central office administrators in regard to district wide initiatives, particularly during the observation process.
Curriculum and Instruction
- Throughout the 2016-2017 school year, the Levittown School District shall re-evaluate its academic targets, using meaningful and accessible data and short and long term instructional plans to ensure that Levittown students succeed in their academic endeavors. Special emphasis shall be placed on raising achievement scores at all levels of instruction, particularly in the area of Mastery.
- Continued expansion of the STEAM initiative into the middle schools, including continued growth of the Outdoor Learning Center with a focus on making our students aware of the need to take care of our natural environment.
- During the 2016-2017 school year, the District will stay within the tax levy limit as determined by the appropriate calculation set by the NYS Comptroller's office and will make every effort to maintain all programs currently in existence.
- Throughout the year, the district will evaluate the Professional Development offerings available to teachers to ensure that high quality offerings are provided to staff, especially in the areas of: Inclusive classes, teaching with technology in a 1:1 class, mastery learning for students in Advanced Placement and College Credit Courses, and positive discipline techniques.