SIS Department Goals & Priorities
The School Improvement Services department is learner-centered and we are here to serve you. The purpose of the School Improvement Services department goals is to be what our department strives to be. These goals will evolve to meet the needs of those we serve. Equity, diversity, and inclusion are embedded within each goal to meet individuals, programs, and partners where they are to support learning, growth, and belonging. Every staff member, partner, educator, family, and student is valued for who they are and what they believe.
S - Specific
M - Measurable
A - Attainable
R - Reasonable
T - Timely
I - Inclusive
E - Equitable
Systems and Partnerships
By the Spring of 2022, School Improvement Services (SIS) will create a shared map of the internal partners to strengthen existing agency connections in order to remove barriers, promote access, and create equitable and inclusive educational systems for our customers.
By the spring of 2022, the SIS department will have a comprehensive communication plan that includes an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion audit of current modes of communication, documents, and our website, taking into account consultation with customers and various audience members including districts, community partners, students, families, and internal customers, e.g., WESD departments and staff. The communication plan will be implemented by the department before the end of the school year.
By June of 2023, the SIS department will have a system for generating and evaluating learner voice (all ages) with the equity lens, ensuring representative samples, relative to all SIS programs to evaluate the impact for our end users.
Professional Learning and Capacity Building
By the spring of 2022, School Improvement Services staff will increase equitable practices that support the success of all learners by meeting the following benchmarks:
a. All School Improvement Services professional development will be planned using an equity lens, will include embedded equity strategies, and will use and model culturally responsive and culturally sustaining practices.
b. 100% of School Improvement Staff will have participated in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion capacity building activities.