Teaching All Students – Priority 4 Detail

Vision – Melrose Public Schools Vision Statement:  Every student will be an engaged, challenged, enriched, and self-directed learner. (6/27/17)

Mission – Melrose Public Schools Mission Statement: The Melrose Public Schools will provide and sustain a thriving and dynamic teaching and learning environment, preparing every student to excel in their authentic life and global citizenship, as supported by an engaged community. (6/27/17)

Theory of Action – If educators plan instruction with clear learning objectives, develop a culture and climate that fosters strong relationships within the school community, design a current and well-articulated curriculum, and apply the best instructional practices, then teaching and learning will advance and realize high levels of growth and personal success for all learners.

Strategic Objective – Teaching All Students:  Employ instructional practices that expect high expectations for content and performance, engage all students, and are personalized to accommodate diverse learning styles, needs, interests, and levels of proficiency.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY – strengthen implementation  of Pbis tiered systems of supports for both academics and behavior and that address the needs of students who require tier ii and tier iii supports.




Professional development on the practices of restorative justice and collaborative problem solving has been provided in a variety of formats. Materials for the sessions have been created. Several in-house trainers able to provide the information to staff are available in the district.