District Goals and Objectives 2017-2018
The West Islip Community is committed to excellence in education through the establishment of an academic, vocational and social environment in which all children can learn and succeed. Our students will be provided the opportunity to develop their self-esteem and a respect for others while acquiring the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become responsible citizens in a rapidly changing world. Our goal is to have students think in global terms and develop cultural sensitivity and an international orientation. We seek to instill in our students the ability to share their commonalities, celebrate their differences, and appreciate that learning is a lifelong process.
Update policies and protocols as required by law and Commissioner’s Regulations.
Provide first year Board trustee with information related to the business and finance functions of the school district to assist him in understanding the resources available and the requirements of the support departments necessary to operate the school district.
Recognize staff involvement in the learning community.
Provide learning opportunities for parents in the area of technology and use of social media.
Increase attendance rates for students in all schools.
Provide comprehensive expenditure and revenue data of the current, previous and the next fiscal years to facilitate understanding of the financial status of the school district.
III. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Increase the percent of students who achieve a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation
Provide relevant professional development in the area of technology literacy.
Monitor the purchases of curriculum and instructional services and materials to ensure compliance with the fiscal year budget.
Implement STEM Academy at high school for 2018-2019 school year.
Oversee the expenditure of money for the construction, repair, and modernization of schools, and ensure that school bond funds are invested as the voters intended and that projects are completed wisely and efficiently.
Monitor the timeline of construction projects and SED reporting to ensure that funding is available as required, including the timely receipt of State Building Aid.
Implement a wireless infrastructure throughout the district.
Support infrastructure activities and maintenance through the hiring of a qualified staff member in the area of information technology.