Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment – Priority 5 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 – Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment:  Develop and plan high quality curriculum and systems of assessment that enhance student centered, personalized, and self-directed learning.

STRAtegic priority – EXPAND AND STRENGTHEN COACHING BY ADMINISTRATORS, CONTENT FACILITATORS, INSTRUCTIONAL COACHES, AND ELEMETNARY INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERS TO SUPPORT IMPLEMENTATION OF CURRICULUM, PLANNING, ASSESSMENT, AND INSTRUCTION.

 

Updates

 

Content Facilitators have regular meetings with Jacy Ippolito as consultant focused on use of protocols and how to provide coaching to colleagues.

Safe and Supportive School Consultant, Jeffrey Benson, provides support to MS Administrative Team.

Two site visits, one to a secondary campus and a second to an elementary school, held where personalized learning and competency based education was being implemented.