August 12 9 to 3 Tablet Training for Students; Transportation and Lunch provided
The GCS STRATEGIC PLAN
In January 2013, Guilford County Schools launched its 2016 Strategic Plan, called "Achieving Educational Excellence: Personalizing Learning." The plan will focus on four areas: Personalized Learning (Area I); Character, Service and Safety (Area II); Parent, Family and Community (Area III) and Educator and Organizational Excellence (Area IV).
"I WANT OUR YOUNG PEOPLE TO KNOW THEY HAVE A PLACE IN THIS WORLD, A PLACE OF LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE TO OTHERS."
Maurice "Mo" Green, Superintendent
STRATEGIC PLAN 2016
For more details, go to www.gcsnc.com/strategicplan2016
Area I: Personalized Learning highlights
I.1 Develop and deploy an instructional technology and innovation
I.2 Personalize learning to improve student outcomes.
I.7 Provide a culturally relevant and unbiased learning environment.
I.9 Accelerate school reform.
I.14 Expand opportunities for students to earn course credits
through virtual learning.
I.22 Develop well-rounded students.
Area II: Character, Service and Safety highlights
II.2 Increase character development opportunities for students
during non-school hours.
II.3 Expand recognition of students and staff members who
demonstrate excellence in character development.
II.4 Focus on the social and emotional well-being of students.
II.14 Strengthen school and district capacity to mitigate,
prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises
Area III: Parent, Family and Community highlights
III.1 Strengthen and expand the respectful and responsive
service initiative launched as part of Strategic Plan 2012.
III.5 Leverage all GCS communication channels in alignment with the strategic plan and major initiatives.
III.16 Expand digital and broadcast content for parents.
III.22 Expand "Parent Academy on the Go" to more businesses and community groups in Guilford County.
Area IV: Educator and Organizational Excellence highlights
IV.20 Identify and adopt a national model for performance excellence to ensure alignment and integration of all components of the school system to achieve high performance.IV.22 Incorporate effective business practices to increase efficiency, improve performance and strengthen accountability in all operational areas.