Goal 1

  • To ensure annual student academic growth through a system of curriculum, instruction, and assessment that is aligned, rigorous, and relevant. Instruction will be designed to meet the needs of every child in our diverse student population.

    Objective 1.1 — Provide rigorous and relevant curriculum, instruction, and assessment practice for all students
    • Implement Nevada Academic Content Standards which will align curriculum, instruction, and assessments
    • Restructure Gifted and Talented (GT) program in accordance with National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC) standards
    • Develop and implement restructuring plan for Special Education
    Objective 1.2 — Close opportunity gaps through culturally competent practices, effective strategies, and multi-tiered systems of support to meet the needs of English Language Learner students, Special Education students, students impacted by poverty, and all racial/ethnic student groups

    • Develop a five-year English Language Learners Plan
    Objective 1.3 — Strengthen teaching and learning through technology and 21st century instructional strategies
    • Empower teachers with 21st century instructional strategies
    • Elevate students’ readiness for college and careers through learning environments that develop 21st Century Competencies
    Objective 1.4 — Provide access to relevant education data that helps the District make decisions about academics
    • Expand the scope and use of the Data Gallery and Business Intelligence Gateway to support schools and educators
    Objective 1.5 — Reinforce the pathway to college- and career-readiness through an aligned pre K-16 system
    • Alternative education redesign
    • Expansion of Signature Academies
    •  Increase college preparedness
    • Continue to advocate for additional funding opportunities to increase the number of pre-kindergarten classrooms as well as individual student spaces with prioritization of high poverty, low performing schools