School Board Goals for 2018-2019 Communication: Provide an open and productive system of communication that builds stronger relationships within and around St. John’s, especially with these four target audiences. With congregation and church leaders continue Board Briefs report board activities and decisions at each CLC and voter’s meeting With parents create a climate of trust and openness that invites parent input; then provide a useful means to gather parents’ opinions. devise ways to communicate the work and decisions of the board to parents; include principal search progress. develop a plan to have board representation at school activities; wear name tags at these events. check content of student parent handbook. With faculty send summaries to faculty about work of committees and decisions of the board. require feedback and updates on the use of all curricula, with specifics provided for the new science materials. With school administration have board chairman meet regularly with administrator to plan, assess, and strategize. Structural Foundation: Strengthen structural foundation of St. John’s School Add necessary policies. – through the work and goals set by the policy committee Assure that adequate progress is made on NLSA work. – JZ will guide and oversee the work of Donna Woock and Kim Bimler Stimulate development of technology plan. – Jen to guide Verne and committee Effectively hold accountable those responsible for development of: New employee orientation packet and mentoring plan Staff development plan Faculty handbook Personnel manual Organizational chart Salary and benefit scale Board Accountability: Ensure that all decisions align with its vision and values Ensure accountability to our vision and values. Continue to create and review policies. Conduct financial planning that aligns with vision and values. Provide and receive support for school growth. Adhere to principal review timeline with board chairman and principal review committee meeting regularly with administration. Listen, support, and create school relation policies. Provide various avenues for parents to contribute feedback. Be a welcoming presence at school events. Assure that all committees that report to the school board have developed goals that are aligned with the board’s vision and values and are making steps toward achieving them. Alumni Athletic Marketing Mosaic PAWS Policy Principal Review Various personnel searches Marketing: Create and develop a marketing committee to support the growth efforts of the school by completing the following strategies. Commission a marketing committee through the school board. Set goals for the committee. Recruit volunteers to help develop an action plan with strategic initiatives to be carried out throughout the year. Work with administration to coordinate any participation in events. Report back to the school board quarterly on action/events and overall progress. Keep track of success of different initiatives for use at a later date.