Text Options for the Visually Impaired Font Size: a- A+ Color: A A A Revert 
Close vision bar
Open vision bar
Springs Discovery Room Glen Discovery Room 2017 Valedictorians & Salutatorian Speech and Debate H.C. Mines Spelling Bee Military Appreciation MS MS HMS & NRD  Prep Bowl MS MS North Road North Road Springs Springs Howland Girls Soccer

Strategic Planning

2016-2017

1. Improve student academic performance

  • Improve ranking in the county to levels that are between 1 and 5
  • Close gap to improve PI Score for District in State Comparison Data
  • Articulate curricular initiatives in specific areas requiring refinement
  • Articulate strategies to improve Annual Measurable Objectives

2. Increase and improve instructional technology and technology infrastructure on all buildings

  • Chrome books to staff and selected grade levels with a plan to rollout to all students in grades 5-12
  • Staff Instructional Technology Professional internal via Technology/Communications Certified Instructor

 

3. Continue to expand internal/District and Community communications and ongoing updates . . .

  • Superintendent Advisory; Board Meetings
  • Superintendent e-communications and Video Blog
  • Administrator meetings
  • BLT/TBT meetings disseminating inside and beyond
  • Board communication pathways
  • Newsletters/School Messenger/Brochures
  • ESC advertisements through TCTC
  • Via other communication authority protocols
  • Twitter, Webpage, and new electronic media to be determined

4. Establish Board Partnerships and Community and regional businesses, academic institutions, private/public entities, Township and other local entities

  • Work to convince our constituents that we are all working hard to be honest stewards of taxpayer dollars and seek to build relationships with Township and local entities

5. Continue to seek and implement efficient practices to extend current revenue for as long as possible without sacrificing educational objectives and goals for educating our kids (Levy Projected - Fall 2017 or Spring 2018)

6. Continue to expand College and Career Readiness program in grades 6-12 that addresses mandate, but also assists students with genuine career path planning utilizing Naviance and other local resources

7. Seek every possible resource available to our schools to acquire additional support, revenue, and available grants

8. Train required staff in CPR by end of 2017 (Mandate)

9. Expand and improve intimidation, harassment, and bulling initiatives including reporting/investigating protocols, staff training, and student/staff awareness

  • Compliance with Federal/State and local policy
  • Professional Development for staff
  • Ongoing prevention education and awareness program in elementary and carrying through graduation
  • Appropriate actions for students involved in incidents

10. Implement District-Wide Safety and Wellness Committee

  • Safety
  • Wellness
  • Compliance

Long-Term Howland Local Schools

Future/Conceptual Plans

2020

Long-Term Ideas/Goals and Action Steps for 2020

  • Determine district academic/financial needs
  • Evaluate Auditorium interests
  • Support Stadium Foundation
  • Investigate and project enrollment
  • Investigate current use of land and facilities for District future goals and interest/support
  • Continue to monitor and modify goals/plans according to community input and feedback
  • Plan for short and long-term needs; do not be reactionary
  • Address changes as needed for student success

 

Board  Open Discussions - Topics/Ideas/Initiatives

  • Random drug testing for athletes/activities/parking-non punitive-community forum; assist students in need
  • Operating Levy projected date and Millage
  • Facilities exploration
  • Stadium Foundation support
  • Auditorium/Wellness center; Partnerships?

 

Click here to view PowerPoint

 

 

 

Howland Local Schools
8200 South St. SE
Warren, OH 44484
Phone: (330) 856-8200
Fax: (330) 856-8214