School Improvement

In USD 305, we believe

  • Each individual deserves a supportive and caring environment.
  • Teachers are catalysts to create a learning environment where kids are curious and their minds are stimulated, motivating them to take risks while learning.
  • It is our responsibility to positively affect the academic and social/emotional growth of our students and staff with the hope of strengthening our community.
  • We must support, inspire, and guide the creation of school communities that foster healthy relationships, academic growth, grit, and sensitivity to social/emotional needs.
  • We must create a culture of empowerment, innovative thinking and problem solving.
  • We must be responsive to students' needs while focusing on the whole child's individual success.

The School Improvement Department members believe

  • Students must be at the center of all decisions.
  • We must be responsive to student needs.
  • It is healthy to challenge status quo.
  • We are obligated to continue our own learning.

TSnyder Tiffany Snyder
Director of Assessment
tiffany.snyder@usd305.com
785-309-4733

Lindsey Martin
Executive Assistant
785-309-4733

Essential Questions

What do we want students to learn?
How will we determine they have learned it?
What do you do with a student that didn't learn it?
What do you do with a student that has already learned the information?
What are the most effective instructional practices to ensure student learning?