District Goals and Objectives 2018-2019
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 and training related to the business and finance functions of the school district
Provide learning opportunities for parents in the area of technology and use of social media.
Create a fiscally responsible and operationally efficient budget that maintains and enhances the integrity of all programs.
III. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Provide relevant professional development in the area of technology literacy and mindfulness.
Effect standards-based grading at all elementary schools.
Implement a STEM Academy at the high school for 2019-2020 school year.
Develop a K-12 (Positive Behavioral Intervention Support) PBIS program.
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.
Review security systems and implement upgrades as determined.
Maintain communication systems that ensure the smooth flow of information among all stakeholders.
Develop Library Media Specialists as resident-experts for technology integration
Deploy Chromebooks to all students in grades 3-12 (1:1).
Streamline procedures for trouble-shooting issues relating to technology.