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WSESU Mission Statement
The WSESU Mission is to provide a safe, inclusive and supportive environment where all students grow academically, socially, and emotionally, and are challenged to reach their potential as local and global community members.
In support of our mission the
following district goals have been established to support school
action plans, administrative team goals, and individual professional
Safe and Healthy Schools
*Ensure equal access of students to educational opportunities by
promoting a safe school environment and healthy climate conducive
*Allocate resources to close the gap of academic achievement of
students from lower socioeconomic status and those from higher income
Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
*Support implementation of WSESU Framework of Learning guided by
the Vermont Framework of Standards and Learning Opportunities.
* Provide teachers with opportunities to support student learning
through effective instructional practices.
*Ensure that the district professional development plan is aligned
with schools action plans and with teachers individual
professional development goals.
PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT & COMMUNICATION
*Promote public engagement and family involvement as well as providing
sufficient information to parents, school board members, and the
*Support consistent and systematic grade level transitions, i.e.
from pre-school to elementary, elementary to middle school, high
school to post-secondary opportunities.
*Communicate the requirements and implications of No Child Left
Behind Act and align provisions to state and district policies.
*Establish a clear definition of the roles and responsibilities
of the school board, superintendent, principals, and school staff
in carrying out the schools missions.
*Promote positive, respectful, and supportive behaviors that are
characteristic of a climate that nurtures a sense of pride and ownership
of the school.
*Collect and analyze student data and other indicators of student
success to guide our programs.
Central Office Mission Statement
As the voice of the school community, the purpose
of the WSESU Central Office is to provide support and leadership to
students, families, faculty, staff and community members in creating
learning environments in which all students can be successful. The
Central Office works as a team to foster positive relations with the
public and to develop, maintain and improve policies and procedures
for the benefit of all.