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The MSAD 11 School Board is committed to working with our Administrators to improve the academic performance of our children and to ensure their emotional and physical well-being.
The primary duties of the School Board are:
1 - PROVIDE DIRECTION for the District by setting policies, funding programs, and establishing goals.
2 - EVALUATE THE RESULTS of those policies and programs, and the work of our administrators in achieving our goals.
3 - SERVE AS A LINK to the citizens of our communities.
The role of our administrators is to use their professional expertise to implement those policies and programs and determine how to achieve our goals.
MSAD11 Dropout Prevention Plan - June 7, 2012
To understand why students drop out of school and to seek interventions that may prevent students from dropping out. The Drop Out Prevention Committee will meet two to three times per year to discuss the issue of dropouts, review interventions and strategize new ways to keep students engaged in education.
The Committee believes that drop out prevention should be a priority within MSAD 11 and recognizes that there is a great deal of work to be done in order to reduce the drop out rate.
Committee Membership is composed of community members, school board members, teachers and administrators. The Committee was not successful recruiting a student to participate.
2010-2012 Committee Members
IGA-Curriculum Development And Adoptions
For the purpose of this policy “curriculum” means MSAD #11’s written document that sets forth the learning expectations for all students for all content areas of Maine’s system of Learning Results, as well as for other content areas as specified by the Board. The curriculum shall reflect continuous, sequential and specific instruction aligned with the content areas of the Learning Results.
The Board recognizes that curriculum development, review and evaluation is an ongoing process and that programs and practices may need to be adjusted or revised to meet educational standards and to serve the best interests of students and the community.
A. The Board expects the administration and staff to
IA-Instructional Goals And Learning Objectives
The MSAD #11 Board envisions MSAD #11 graduates as individuals who will take pride in their work, adapt positively to change and demonstrate sound judgment. They take an interest in civic affairs, respect the interdependence of humankind, and acknowledge the importance of a healthy global environment.
MSAD #11 graduates demonstrate a proficiency in a common core of knowledge. As comprehensive thinkers, they approach learning eagerly and solve problems using a variety of acquired skills. They are able to communicate effectively as speakers and writers.
Our graduates also seek a balance in their personal, professional, and intellectual lives. They are lifelong learners who can apply essential knowledge in an ever-changing world.
IKAB-Report Cards/Progress Reports
The Superintendent will be responsible for ensuring the development of a system for communicating information regarding student achievement and academic progress to students and parents. This system shall be approved by the MSAD #11 Board. Within this system, grades, proficiency levels, performance notations, narratives, and other forms of reporting should be understandable to parents and should indicate how the student is progressing relative to achievement of the content standards of the Learning Results as well as performance in specific courses or content areas.
As a component of the system, a report card will be issued for each student at regular intervals to be reviewed and signed by the student’s parent/guardian.
IK-Student Achievement/Evaluation of Student Achievement