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Strategic Blueprint

Approved by the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee - January 22, 2020

 

 Strategic Objective #1

DEFINE our shared Belief about Learning to develop our Mission and Vision.

Strategic Objective #2 

ALIGN our professional practices to our Beliefs about Learning Mission, and Vision.

Strategic Objective #3

INNOVATE to SUPPORT modern learning

 Strategic Objective #4

ENGAGE the HWRSD Community as partners in achieving our Mission.

 

 

Strategic Objective #1


We will define our shared Beliefs about Learning to develop our Mission and Vision.

 

 

Strategic Initiatives:

  • Engage all stakeholders to develop a shared understanding of our “Beliefs about Learning” in the HWRSD.

  • Expand our definition of “success for all learners” through the development of our “Beliefs about Learning” document.

  • Craft a new Mission and Vision Statement for the HWRSD based on our “Beliefs about Learning.

  • Intentionally develop a process for continual revision and ongoing refinement.

Strategic Objective #2:


We will ensure our professional practices are aligned to our Beliefs about Learning, Mission, and Vision.

 

 

Strategic Initiatives:

  • Align curriculum to our “HWRSD Beliefs about Learning” to ensure that all students can demonstrate the “Portrait of the Graduate” competencies.
  • Develop assessments designed to measure student progress towards demonstrating the “Portrait of the Graduate” competencies and aligned to our “Beliefs about Learning.”
  • Implement instructional and social-emotional practices that are aligned to our “Beliefs about Learning” and are designed to ensure students demonstrate our “Portrait of the Graduate” competencies.
  • Develop a tiered system of supports aligned to our “Beliefs about Learning” that ensures the success of all learners in demonstrating our “Portrait of the Graduate” competencies.
  • Review current HWRSD practices to ensure they are aligned with our “Beliefs about Learning” and support students in demonstrating our “Portrait of the Graduate” competencies.
 

Strategic Objective #3:

We will innovate to support modern learning.

Strategic Initiatives:

  • Design professional development programs to support adult learning of the skills and competencies necessary to align our professional practices to our “Beliefs about Learning.”
  • Reimagine educational spaces to support modern learning.
  • Leverage technology to support learning “anytime, anywhere.”
  • Support risk-taking in teaching and learning practice.

 

 

Strategic Objective #4:

We will engage the HWRSD Community as partners in achieving our Mission.

 

 Strategic Initiatives:

  • Engage the community to support innovation and sustain change in our schools through the development of our “Beliefs about Learning” document.

  • Educate the community around the changes in teaching and learning required to support the HWRSD Mission.

  • Improve school and classroom to home communication regarding our progress in aligning our professional practices to our “Beliefs about Learning.”

  • Leverage community resources to create opportunities for students to solve real-world problems and present to authentic audiences.

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate in its programs, activities or employment practices based on age, race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.


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Students will leverage the strengths of all to achieve collective outcomes. Students will elicit diverse perspectives and contributions to enrich the learning of both themselves and others.

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