STRATEGIC PLAN

Communication

The Gilmanton School Community will foster open communication among school, family and community members in an effort to keep everyone informed and to seek input into the practices and programs of the Gilmanton School District.

Current Status:

The Professional Development Committee and the Data Leadership Team will need to assist in gathering and disseminating information regarding programs and student achievement. In addition the school website will be upgraded and maintained as a continuing source of information.

Goals:

  • Work to provide public forums for gathering family/community input on a regular basis.
  • Increase the use of technology for efficient dissemination of information.
  • Create a standard operating procedure for public relations and dissemination of information.
  • Work with the PTA to ensure family and community representation on school committees.
  • Increase the number of community volunteers in the school.
  • Create a consistent system of tracking the progress of Gilmanton students during their high school experience.
  • Encourage the development of a student/teacher advisory system at the high school.

Objectives:

  • Provide equipment and training to allow increased communication by utilizing the school’s technology.
  • Hold public forums every two years with smaller forums as needed during each year.
  • Develop a resource list of community members for school use.
  • Provide families with training and resources to participate in their child’s education.
  • Assist in the expansion of the PTA member participation.

Long Term:

  • Support a volunteer coordinator position.
  • Create a mentoring program with senior citizens and students.