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HANOVER COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
SCHOOL BOARD GOALS
August 2015- June 2016
I. THE BOARD WILL ASSERT ITS ROLE IN THE COMMUNITY AS THE EDUCATIONAL
POLICY LEADER OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN HANOVER COUNTY.
A. The Board will update, as appropriate, and monitor progress of the school community
2012-2018 long range plan.
B. The Board will develop a legislative agenda for presentation to the County’s
legislative delegation and to the Congressional delegation.
C. The Board will promote the safety and security needs of students and
D. The Board will engage in activities that promote an emphasis on continuous
E. The Board will engage in activities which will promote educational equity for all
F. The Board will identify and participate in activities which promote public
engagement, outreach, and accountability.
G. The Board will assure school environments that promote children’s health, well-being,
and ability to learn.
H. The Board will receive training in school board governance and will seek
information on educational programs and issues through attendance at school
board association conferences, seminars, and information-sharing sessions.
II. THE BOARD WILL PROMOTE THE DELIVERY OF EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL
SERVICES AS THE PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ENTIRE SCHOOL
The Board will receive status reports and/or proposals for action on each of the following
instructional-related matters:Specialty center programming
• Advance College Academy
•Career and technical education
•State and federal accountability standards
•Professional development program updates
•Six-year instructional technology plan update
•Online instructional delivery
•Special education programs
• Facilities Committee recommendations
III. THE BOARD WILL DEMONSTRATE LEADERSHIP IN AND SUPPORT EFFORTS TO
ATTRACT AND RETAIN THE BEST QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES.
A. The Board will review plans to compensate and recognize staff performance.review strategies to maintain teacher salaries as competitive within the
•continue to evaluate the market competitiveness of all employee salaries
and pay structures and schedule necessary adjustments with particular
emphasis upon effective recruitment strategies where needed
•continue to evaluate market competitiveness of fringe benefits programs and
plan enhancements as necessary
•monitor 403b/457 retirement program to comply with federal regulations
•assure compliance with Federal health care reform legislation
B. The Board will promote the recognition of outstanding employee
accomplishments at Board meetings.
C. The Board will support teacher, principal, and superintendent evaluation
processes to enhance the academic performance of students while assuring
compliance with state and federal requirements.
IV. THE BOARD WILL MONITOR THE EFFECTS OF SIGNIFICANT FISCAL INFLUENCES
AND CONSIDER PLANS FOR THEIR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT.
A. The Board will review and discuss the implications of current and future
B. The Board will ensure optimal use of school facilities.
C. The Board will identify the status of capital projects slated for completion
D. The Board will review proposals to ensure proper levels of staffing necessary to
maintain and enhance current standards of service.
E. The Board will discuss the long-term growth, service, and needs of the district’s
F. The Board will monitor local, state, and federal revenue trends and projections.