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TENAFLY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

DISTRICT MISSION LINK         DISTRICT GOALS LINK
 
The Tenafly School District will offer meaningful and challenging educational experiences for each and every student within a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment, in order for them: to discover and develop their potential, to develop intellectual curiosity and a love of learning, to understand and promote democratic values, and to become contributing members of the local and global communities in which they will live. The Tenafly Public Schools will preserve a tradition of excellence while modeling exemplary practices in the education of students for a 21st Century global society.
(Board Adopted)
 
 
GUIDING PRINCIPLES
I. To provide learning experiences and opportunities in which students can acquire and apply knowledge and skills; explore personal interests and questions; refine communication skills; and celebrate common goals and individual achievement;
II. To promote a love of learning, as well as an appreciation for human culture, artistic expression, self-expression, the natural world, physical fitness, athletic achievement and teamwork;
III. To encourage student capacity for critical and creative thinking and for applying thinking skills to the solution of real-life problems;
IV. To help students grow in self-awareness and self-direction by helping them explore and build their talents, personal goals and abilities to contribute to the communities in which they learn;
V. To help students become increasingly aware of and sensitive to the needs, viewpoints and experiences of others and to encourage ethical behavior that respects and promotes the dignity and rights of others;
VI. To encourage students to identify and to explore problems and issues in the world today, including those related to the environment, politics and society and to consider their personal connection and response to these topics;
VII. To cultivate and to sustain communities in which school citizens learn and practice the belief that informed participation benefiting the common good is essential to our democratic system;
VIII. To provide hands-on and experiential learning activities;
IX. To extend the educational process beyond the walls of our schools;
X. To support rich and effective professional development that is driven by district needs and encourages reflection and growth;
XI. To advocate for the use of best practices;
XII. To recognize that an effective professional development program improves the instruction of students as evidenced by qualitative and quantitative data;
XIII. To upgrade and to maintain facilities to accommodate the possibilities and demands of increased student populations and a technologically changing world;
XIV. To operate with fiscal responsibility and wisdom, maintaining awareness that funds should be used toward the ultimate goal of maximizing the learning experiences of our students; and
XV. To plan for the future by maintaining and working toward both short- and long-term goals.





































 
 
 
 
 
2013 – 2016
 
GOAL 1
To sustain a dynamic learning environment that prepares each and every student to
succeed in the 21st century

This will be completed through:
  • Skills ‐ e.g. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Collaboration across Networks, Leadership through Action, Flexibility and Adaptability, Initiative and Entrepreneurialism, Effective Oral and Written Communication, Resourcefulness and Independence, Analysis of Information, Curiosity and Imagination
  • Instructional Strategies ‐ e.g. Differentiation, Experiential Learning, Interdisciplinary Integration
  • Support Services ‐ e.g. Basic Skills, Discovery, Early Intervention, Reading Recovery, ELL, Special Education, Student Learning Centers, Collaborative Learning
  • Interactive Technology
  • Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities
GOAL 2
To monitor and revise curriculum and instruction to ensure its rigor and relevance
This will be accomplished through:
  • A consistent and articulated curriculum and instructional program
  • Ongoing curriculum review
  • Formative and summative assessments
GOAL 3
To continue communication among the Board of Education, administration, teachers,
students, parents and community

This will be accomplished through:
  • BOE Communications Committee
  • Enhanced District Website
  • Informal community meetings
  • Broadcast events ‐ Channel 77 and Webcasting
  • Electronic communication – Parent Portal, Naviance, Newsletters
  • Parent informational meetings
  • Translation of documents into native languages
GOAL 4
To generate additional revenue
This will be accomplished through:
  • Developing new revenue sources
  • Finding savings where available
  • Coordinating fundraising activities
 






 
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