DISTRICT VISION PLAN: SUPPORTING THE LEARNER*
Belief Statement: In order to create a positive learning climate for the Colchester school community, students and staff need to have a safe and nurturing environment, both physically and emotionally. Belonging, respect and trust will be the common values within the district.
Goal: To create a positive physical, social-emotional and professional climate for the Colchester School District.
Belief Statement: The Colchester School District will enhance school, community and business communication through the development and implementation of a comprehensive communication plan.
Goal: To develop a comprehensive communication plan for the Colchester School District.
DISTRICT INSTRUCTIONAL UNITY
Belief Statement: The Colchester School District will create a learning environment that is learner centered, research based and data driven. It will provide resources for essential support of instruction. It will do so with shared leadership, empowering all staff to accept responsibility for student learning.
Goal: The Colchester School District will implement a coordinated K – 12 curriculum that provides consistency within grade levels and continuity between grades.
Belief Statement: The Colchester School District recognizes its responsibility to provide quality educational experiences to the children within the community of Colchester. The district will collaborate with all stakeholders (students, parents, taxpayers, seniors, etc.) to develop a partnership in order to determine appropriate educational programs within the context of what the community is able to support based on all resources.
Goal: Establish and nurture connections beyond the school district.
Belief Statement: Ensure the efficient and responsible use of resources to support learning.
Goal: The Colchester School District will maintain high standards of education while pursuing the most cost effective practices.
*The complete Colchester School District Vision Plan can be found at: http://www.csdvt.org/School_Links/VP/vision.htm