Howard-Winneshiek Community School
School Improvement Advisory
Monday, October 15, 2012
7:00 pm Discovery Zone
Junior High School
7:00 Welcome and Introductions
7:10 Background: Our next step…….Vision and Mission
Each district and accredited nonpublic school is required to have a SIAC. The SIAC’s responsibility is to analyze needs assessment data to make recommendations to the school board. Locally the SIAC is requested to review actions and give input on the District’s direction and focus.
7:15 Vision and Mission (DRAFT) JCC
The vision of the Howard-Winneshiek Community School District is to determine and develop student’s passions and strengths.
The mission is committed to preparing our students to compete and contribute locally, regionally, nationally and globally, empowering them to THINK and SERVE.
“Go / No Go”
· Individual and group reaction
· Descriptors (the “elevator speech”)
· Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM)
· What next?
8:00 STEM Update
8:15 NCLB Update
8:25 what is next?
· Board Meeting October 22, 2012
· Physical plant assessment
· Funding for technology
· Build relationships
Please know that your service and leadership on the School Improvement Advisory Committee (SIAC) is truly valued and appreciated. Together we are changing the world! THANK YOU John Carver, Howard-Winneshiek Supt of Schools
SIAC Meeting Notes