Objective 4

IV. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: The District will continue to improve and expand facilities to provide an environment conducive to learning and increase student performance.

How the Objective will be Measured: Facility planning and targeted areas will be analyzed annually by the Board of Education.

STRATEGY IV – 1. Library resource collections will be increased on an annual basis toward meeting Library Media Center standards in supporting and enhancing student achievement.

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding Source

Timeframe

6.8.1

6.8.2

A. Librarians will survey teachers on needed resources to enhance the curriculum.

Librarians

2004

District

Ongoing

6.8.1

6.8.2

B. Librarians will understand the Grade Level Expectations and provide resources for enhancement.

Librarians,

Curriculum Committee

2006

District

Ongoing

6.8.2

6.8.4

C. Media Specialists will annually evaluate resources based on standards.

Librarians

2004

District

Ongoing

6.8.2

6.8.4

D. The district will review and increase resource collections on an annual basis.

Librarians,

Board of Education

2004

District,

Title V

Ongoing

6.8.1

6.8.2

6.8.4

E. Libraries will be adequate in size, storage space, and work space according to state standards.

Librarians,

Board of Education

2007

District

2010

IV. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: The District will continue to improve and expand facilities to provide an environment conducive to learning and increase student performance.

How the Objective will be Measured: Facility planning and targeted areas will be analyzed annually by the Board of Education.

STRATEGY IV – 2. The safety of students and staff will continue to be a primary focus of the district while providing updated facilities.

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding Source

Timeframe

8.7.1

A. An active Facilities Committee composed of Board members, staff, administration, and community member will be maintained.

Board of Education

2004

District

Ongoing

8.9

B. The district will complete a Conceptual Plan for all building facilities.

Facilities Committee,

Board of Education

2006

District

2007

8.10.2

C. High school science labs will be updated with new equipment.

Board of Education, Maintenance Director,

Principals

2005

District

2006

8.10.2

D. Student experimental labs will be evaluated annually based on MSIP safety standards.

Teachers,

Principals

2003

District

Ongoing

8.10

E. The district will expand facilities that allow the staff to perform their duties efficiently and safely and provide optimal learning experiences to students (i.e., multi-purpose building, additional classrooms).

Facilities Committee,

Board of Education,

Administrators

2010

District

2012

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding Source

Timeframe

8.10.1

F. Macon R-I will organize a district-wide Crisis Committee.

Safety Coordinator

2006

District

Ongoing

8.10.1

G. The district Crisis Plan will be annually reviewed and amended as needed.

Safety Coordinator,

Board of Education

2005

District

Ongoing

8.10.2

H. Staff members will be trained each year on the implementation of the Crisis Plan.

Safety Coordinator

2006

District

Ongoing

8.10.3

I. Emergency procedures and drills will be conducted regularly.

Safety Coordinator

2002

District

Ongoing

8.10.1

J. Macon R-I will partner with the Macon County Sheriff’s Department to staff a Resource Officer.

Board of Education,

Superintendent

2004

District,

State

Ongoing

8.10.3

K. The district’s Safety Coordinator will be trained and certified each year.

Board of Education,

Superintendent

2004

District

Ongoing

IV. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: The District will continue to improve and expand facilities to provide an environment conducive to learning and increase student performance.

How the Objective will be Measured: Facility planning and targeted areas will be analyzed annually by the Board of Education.

STRATEGY IV – 3. The district will provide services to staff, students, and their parents that meet the health, intellectual, and developmental needs of students.

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding Source

Timeframe

8.11.1

8.11.2

A. The district will provide a health services program developed and reviewed under the direction of a registered professional nurse.

Board of Education,

Superintendent

2002

District,

State

Ongoing

6.3.6

B. Teachers will actively participate in the screening, identification and IEP conferences of students who have physical, social, emotional, mental, and academic characteristics requiring specialized educational programs.

Special Ed. Director,

Teachers,

Counselors,

Principals

2002

District,

State

Ongoing

7.2

C. The district will identify the gifted/talented students and provide them with accelerated curriculum.

Teachers,

Gifted Teacher,

Counselors,

Principals

2002

District,

State

Ongoing

6.3

D. Course offerings available to students 6-12 will be expanded.

Administrators,

Board of Education

2005

District

Ongoing

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding Source

Timeframe

E. Personnel will be added to meet state-recommended requirements.

Board of Education

2002

District

Ongoing

7.5

F. Macon R-I will maintain participation in the Parents as Teachers program to meet or exceed the state quota.

Board of Education,

PAT Staff,

Administration

2002

District,

State

Ongoing

7.5.3

G. Opportunities will be made available for parents to receive developmental information (i.e., parent nights, newsletters, parent conferences, etc.).

Teachers,

Administration

2002

District

Ongoing

7.4

H. Nuts and Bolts will provide preschool experience to 4- and 5-year old children.

Preschool Staff,

Board of Education

2002

District,

State

Ongoing

7.5

I. Preschools requiring specialized educational programs will be identified and receive early childhood special education (ECSE) services.

ECSE Staff,

Board of Education

2002

District,

State

Ongoing

8.10.3

J. The staff will receive training on violence prevention issues and strategies.

Administrators

2006

District

Ongoing