Goal #1: Social/Emotional Supports, Equity and Basic Human Needs
By June 2022, District 24, in collaboration with the Queens North Team will strengthen social and emotional supports by following Maslow’s Hierarchy of Basic Human Needs and then construct our own conceptual framework to meet the needs of all District 24 stakeholders. Our goal is for staff and students to feel safe, supported and fulfilled. This goal will be measured by distributing an internal district survey to staff and students, three times throughout the year, (October, February and June) to determine levels of satisfaction concerning social and emotional supports.
Goal #2: Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education Framework (CRSE)
By June, 2022, in collaboration with the Queens North Borough Support Team, we will utilize the CRSE (Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education) Framework, offer professional development to staff and evaluate our impact. Successful practices will be measured by administering teacher surveys, distributed to each school’s Instructional Leadership Team in October, 2021 and June 2022.
Goal #3: Academic Proficiencies
By June 2022, District 24, in collaboration with the Queens North Borough Field Support Center, will improve the ELA and Math academic performance of all ELL and SWD students as measured by a 5% increase in student performance on MAP Growth, the district’s universal assessment. Although we will focus on every District 24 student, the specific sub-group aligned to this goal, based on 2020-2021 data, will be fifth to eighth grade black and Hispanic males with an IEP.
Goal #4: Parent Awareness and Student Attendance
By June 2022, District 24, in collaboration with the Queens North Team, will implement supportive and empowering structures for students and their families that strengthen the home/school connection and reduce the number of schools and subgroups that have Level I chronic absenteeism as evidenced by a 5% reduction in district absenteeism based on school and district attendance data and NYS ESSA accountability measures. We will assess the results of Goal #4 by distributing a beginning of the year and end of year internal district survey for parents to determine a if a strong home/school connection is available to them and their children. Although we will focus on every District 24 student, the specific sub-group aligned to this goal, based on 2020-2021 data, will be black and Hispanic students in middle school.