WEST CENTRAL BOARD GOALS 2012-2013
FINANCIAL STABILITY: The goal of the West Central School board is to assure that future expenditures do not exceed future revenues while expanding student opportunities.
FACILITIES: The West Central School Board is committed to maintaining existing facilities and exploring opportunities to improve and/or replace existing facilities.
TECHNOLOGY: The West Central School Board is committed to providing current technologies for students and staff.
ENVIRONMENT: The West Central School Board will foster a culture that supports a belief that all children can learn at a higher level by providing safe schools where a learning environment of trust and respect are top priorities.
ACADEMIC OFFERINGS: The West Central School Board will strive to provide top quality, innovative, academic, and vocational programs for students of all abilities.
Communication: The West Central School Board will enhance its communications with all stakeholders by developing pro-active communication plans for its diverse audiences and purposes.
Supports a funding mechanism for school disticts' transportation costs that does not directly or indirectly impact funding for the educational program.
Supports continuation of sufficient incentives and assistance to encourage sharing, reorganization or regional high schools to expand academic learning opportunities for students and to improve student achievement. IASB supports expansion of sharing incentives to include special education, curriculum and other critical administrative positions. The incentives must be available to districts regardless of geographic proximity to each other.
Supports legislation that provides flexibility for school disticts to meet changing needs, become more efficient, protect natural resources and save public funds.
Supports incentives for school districts to offer extended days and/or innovative calendars. School districts receiving these incentives should evaluate such initiatives to determine the impact on student learning.
Supports the use of physical plant and equipment (PPEL) funds for the purchase of computer software, payment of software licensing fees and maintenance and repair of equipment or infrastructure that can be purchased or financed with PPEL funds.