Falmouth School Committee Goals 2023-2024

  • Goal 1: Support, and mirror the administrative team's efforts to effectively communicate the mission, vision, values, priorities, and activities of the FPS.

    Key Actions:

    • Participate in a School Committee workshop with Horan Communications
    • Create and share a fact sheet about what the School Committee does and what our responsibilities are
    • Hold listening sessions for families and the community as needed
    • Read the mission and vision statements at School Committee meetings
    • Hold School Committee meetings in the schools to share learning activities with the broader public

    Goal 2: Improve the School Committee's understanding of District budgeting processes, critical budgeting factors, and monitoring procedures.

    Key Actions:

    • Include 7 budget updates/explanations in School Committee meeting agendas
    • Review and update budget and finance policies
    • Attend school-based budget meetings during the budget planning process
    • Attend the Superintendent’s presentation to the Finance Committee
    • Attend school building tours for better understanding of maintenance and capital needs

    Goal 3: Maintain a focus on academic excellence while improving the Clipper experience for all students. 

    Key Actions:

    • Integrate DEIB work into School Committee agendas
    • Create and share talking points for why DEIB is a District focus
    • Include at least one Clipper Experience on each School Committee agenda
    • Include one student excellence or opportunity item each month during a School Committee meeting
    • Review the Student Advisory program
    • Periodically attend the Superintendent coffee hours for parents and meetings with students
    • Periodically attend PTO meetings as an observer only to learn more about the student experience and report back to the full School Committee.
    • Attend Belonging Sessions
Last Modified on January 19, 2024