2017-18 Board Goals
The Minnetonka School Board has a vision for world-class, child-centered excellence. The Board is committed to ensuring excellence in student achievement and being responsible stewards of District resources.
Each year the Board adopts specific goals to ensure long-term educational excellence for the District. The following Board goals have been adopted for the 2017-18 school year:
Goal 1: Student Well-Being
The well-being of students is a priority for families and the District. In 2017-18, the District will create and implement a plan that supports parents’ desires to have their students be socially and emotionally strong and provides the appropriate level of support to students for their academic, social and emotional well-being. This plan will be presented to the Board by April 15, 2018 and will include:
Goal 2: Workforce of Tomorrow
Over the course of five years, the District will complete and implement a plan that assures an ongoing supply of outstanding teachers, administrators and support staff to serve students throughout their years in the District. Year one of this five-year goal will focus on identification of the resources required. The articulation of these resources will be presented to the Board by June 1, 2018 and detail aspects such as:
Goal 3: Deep Implementation of Strategic Programs
Ensure deep systemic implementation of recently launched strategic programs to insure that Minnetonka commitments to student achievement and experience, as well as instructional framework and content, are successfully accomplished.
The following programs will be holistically reviewed utilizing the adopted School Board Innovation Criteria no later than May 1, 2018. Specific interest areas by program include:
Goal 4: Expand Experiential and Inquiry-Based Learning
The District will provide a broad array of experiential and inquiry-based learning opportunities for E-12 students to enable them to strengthen their learning, increase their interest and enhance their motivation for learning. The goal for 2017-18 is to identify a road map for incorporating experiential and inquiry-based learning throughout the system.
A report will be made to the Board by May 1, 2018 to identify and detail a plan/road map which will include the following: