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2017-2022 KPBSD Strategic Plan

KPBSD Strategic Plan_SML

Mission Statement

The mission of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is to empower all learners to positively shape their futures.

Vision Statement

KPBSD will inspire all learners to pursue their dreams in a rigorous, relevant and responsive environment.

Guiding principles

Every KPBSD student will graduate prepared for their future. A strong, positive relationship with all students is the foundation of a quality education in KPBSD. A KPBSD diploma guarantees a student is ready for life, college, and career.

1.  Ready for:

  • Life: KPBSD students will demonstrate life readiness skills by possessing resiliency, grit, and perseverance to achieve their goals with a growth mindset that empowers them to approach their future with confidence.
  • College:  KPBSD students will demonstrate college readiness by meeting rigorous academic indicators and/or post-secondary assessment scores.
  • Career: KPBSD students will demonstrate career readiness by identifying a career interest and meeting employability/experiential benchmarks.

2.  Rigor: All Students will achieve high levels of academic growth:

  • Students will learn in a performance-based instructional model.
  • Student growth and success will be determined through multiple measures of learning.
  • Students will have “accessible anywhere” curriculum without dependencies on particular technologies.

3. Relevance: Experience a personalized learning system:

  • Students will learn in a flexible instructional model that is fluid and developmentally appropriate for all.
  • Students will experience varied instructional strategies that target individual strengths and interests of each learner.
  • Students will develop a personalized learner profile as demonstrated in their portfolio.
  • Students will be given opportunities to develop healthy lifestyles and make healthy choices.
  • Students will be provided instructional opportunities in partnership with parents and community that extend growth, exploration and learning beyond the classroom.

4. Responsive: Be immersed in a high quality instructional environment:

  • Prioritize strong, positive relationships with all students to support their social and emotional needs.
  • Teachers will utilize a repertoire of high-yield instructional strategies that  are research-based, high quality instructional strategies, within the instructional environment.
  • Develop a culture of continuous innovation within all schools across the district.
  • Professional learning is embedded and ongoing, resulting in continuous growth and innovation.
  • Develop a highly reliable and efficient organization through online/concurrent collaboration tools.

Three focus areas

Academic Success

Deliver relevant, rigorous, standards-based curriculum in conjunction with alternative pathways and a flexible approach to ensure that every KPBSD student stays engaged, reaches high levels of achievement and graduates.

Organizational Excellence

Evolve KPBSD as a highly reliable, world-class organization that fosters a culture of innovation, attracts and retains the best-of-the-best employees, and supports an infrastructure that promotes a fluid academic environment.

Community and Family Engagement

All KPBSD schools reach out to parents and communities to promote shared value and responsibility for the process of education.

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