"As I've built my career in this district, I have been exposed to volumes of information. Moving from elementary leadership to the top district leadership role, I know there is a whole new spectrum of plans, data and opportunities with which I must quickly become familiar. This will be a year of tremendous LEARNING."
- Analyze and evaluate all aspects of the district’s academic and curriculum work, including data from core areas of math and literacy instruction; special education and English as a Second Language (ESOL); state assessments; internal formative and summative assessments; professional learning; achievement gap; graduation rate; ACT and SAT performance; school climate and behavior survey data; and student and staff discipline trends.
- Develop core knowledge of district financial and business operations, including – annual budget and state reporting requirements; budget reductions implemented over the last 3-5 years; short- and long-term anticipated budget requests including capital outlay; enrollment projects and trends that may impact district operations; annual audit report; and long-range financial projections.
- Become familiar with district plans and operations in the areas of technology; safety and crisis plans at the district and school levels; magnet schools and other programs that offer choice to students and families; communications and marketing; customer service; facility master plan; capital improvement; transportation; district organization structure; enrollment projection and planning.