Action Plan

August 2020

  • School Board drafts and approves Goal #2
  • Publish Goal #2 (View on District website)
  • Develop draft of Commitment on Excellence and Belonging (School Board to review in September)
  • Develop draft of website for Excellence and Belonging (for School Board to review in September)

September 2020

  • School Board Study Session Item: Discuss Board’s Commitment on Excellence and Belonging
  • School Board Study Session Item: Review of Goal #2-Related Policies
    • #504: Student Dress and Grooming Code
    • #514: Bullying Prohibition
    • #534: Equal Educational Opportunity
    • #604: Inclusive Education Program
    • #606: Instructional Material Review, Selection and Use
    • #607: Controversial Topics and Materials
  • Develop Action Plan (initial draft for School Board to review in September)
  • Develop Resource Guide (this will be an ongoing effort)
  • Publish Commitment on Excellence and Belonging (View on District website)
  • Publish Action Plan  (View on District website)
  • Publish Resource Guide (View on District website)

October 2020

  • Review Board “Vision”
  • Report from MHS Committee on Belonging (tentative for School Board Mtg or Study Session)
  • Review hiring activities to further explore hiring staff with diverse backgrounds
  • Develop engagement plan for students, parents, staff, alumni and community members (such as listening sessions)
  • Share School Board Goals for 2020-21 in Annual Report (sent to all residents and all District parents)
  • MHS Committee on Belonging holds its October Meeting
  • Share feature story on School Board Goals for 2020-21 (on District website, social media)

November 2020

  • Begin implementing engagement plan for students, parents, staff, alumni and community members (such as listening sessions)
  • Evaluate curriculum review process/Policy #606
  • MHS Committee on Belonging holds its November Meeting
  • Research staff training opportunities

December 2020

  • Continue to evaluate curriculum review process/Policy #606
  • MHS Committee on Belonging holds its December Meeting
  • Begin establishing Elementary School-level and Middle School-level Belonging Committees
  • Determine a staff resource in each building to support belonging initiatives
  • Communicate information about staff resource in each building to students and families

January 2021

  • Use curriculum review revisions in curriculum review process  
  • Coordinate the two staff recruiting activities to further promote hiring staff with diverse backgrounds
  • Continue engagement efforts with stakeholders
  • MHS Committee on Belonging holds its January Meeting
  • Middle school and elementary school Committees on Belonging hold their first meetings
  • Implement first training opportunity for staff

February 2021

  • Report from Committee on Belonging (for School Board Mtg or Study Session)
  • Approve any changes to related policies
  • Implement second training opportunity for staff
  • Continue work on staff recruiting activities to further promote hiring staff with diverse backgrounds
  • Continue engagement efforts with stakeholders
  • Committees on Belonging hold their monthly meetings

March 2021

  • Complete staff recruiting activities to further promote hiring staff with diverse backgrounds
  • Continue engagement efforts with stakeholders
  • Committees on Belonging hold their monthly meetings

April 2021

  • Committees on Belonging hold their monthly meetings
  • Continue engagement efforts with stakeholders

May 2021

  • Report from Committees on Belonging (for School Board Mtg or Study Session)
  • Continue engagement efforts with stakeholders
  • Committees on Belonging hold their monthly meetings

*All dates are subject to change.