• NEW PROVIDENCE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    2017/2018 Board/Committee Goals- 9/28/17

    Board Goals:

    1. Monitor the completion of construction projects and review spending of bond proceeds compared to projections.  If funds are available, review other needs of the District
    2. Evaluate World Language curriculum and programs to ensure it remains current and meets the needs of students going forward
    3. Monitor the implementation and success of the new Gifted and Talented program
    4. Complete the contract negotiation process with the teachers, secretaries and custodian/maintenance associations
    5. 2018/2019 budget process
    6. Review and evaluation of internal and state-mandated assessment tools utilized to measure student progress and proficiency
    7. Evaluate community input received from the Superintendent forums scheduled during the 2017/2018 school yearand discuss the appropriate inclusion of the input after the Board evaluation process
    8. Review existing special education needs and programs provided to assess opportunities for additional in district programs

    Committee Goals: 

    Curriculum, Instruction and Technology

    • Continue to monitor the digital transformation of technology in the classroom
    • Monitor the implementation of the new STEM programming K-6
    • Continue to examine the curriculum to determine what resources are necessary to meet curriculum goals set by the State
    • Evaluate World Language curriculum and programs
    • Establish program evaluation procedures for the Gifted and Talented program that direct program improvement

    Finance, Facilities, and Safety/Security

    • Monitor the completion of construction projects
    • Review spending of bond proceeds compared to projections and if funds are available, review other needs of the District
    • Present the 2018/2019 budget within cap
    • Review enrollment projections
    • Continue to investigate alternative revenue sources
    • Continue to research shared service opportunities
    • Evaluate proposals as part of contract negotiations with the teachers, secretaries and custodian/maintenance associations

    Personnel, Management and Communication

    • Assess with the Superintendent the personnel needs for the 2018/2019 budget
    • Review the BOE’s communication with the community and look for additional opportunities to increase that effort
    • Continue to assess the methodology and process to evaluate the Superintendent’s performance
    • Review the District’s security plan due to the recent changes in the facilities 
    • Review all the current human resource policies and practices to identify where changes can be considered
Last Modified on October 13, 2017