Mission and Goals

  • Shaping Futures Together

    Eastford Elementary School Mission Statement 

    We pledge to provide every one of Eastford's children entrusted to our care with the very best education to meet individual needs, to maintain a nurturing and caring environment, and to ensure for each child the necessary preparation for a productive and fulfilling life in our changing world.

    2018-19 Board of Education Goals 

    1. Educational Leadership

    Monitor academic data to ensure that Eastford students demonstrate learning growth in all subject areas.

    Obtain and analyze data related to the performance of Eastford students in secondary and post-secondary education and careers. 

    II. Organizational Management

    Coordinate the process for interviewing and hiring a Superintendent

    Maintain and improve facilities according to a multi-year plan

    Explore ways to achieve greater efficiency as a school district by cooperating with other districts, the town and/or Woodstock Academy for:

    Shared services

    Cooperative programs

    Sharing of staff

     III.  Community and BOE Relations

    Develop strategies for improving community participation in school sustainability efforts

    Organize a Community Conversation to obtain feedback about

              Eastford Elementary School; and

              High School choices for Eastford Students


    2018-19 Superintendent Goals

    I.  Educational Leadership

    • Provide guidance as the RTI (Response to Intervention) Team transitions to a more comprehensive MTSS (Multi-Tier System of Supports).
    • Ensure that new staff members are fully integrated into the culture of the school.
    • Obtain and analyze data related to the performance of Eastford students in secondary and post-secondary education and careers.
    • Prepare a succession plan for a new superintendent.

    II. Organizational Management

    •  Policy: Assist the Board in updating policies to reflect current laws and review policies that have not    been updated in more than ten years.
    •  Facilities:  Maintain and improve school facilities in accordance with a multi-year plan.

    III. Community and BOE Relations

    •  Collaborate with the Board of Education in planning Community Conversation and following through on the outcomes.   


    2018-19 Principal’s Goals 

             Focus Area 1: Support teachers in improving student growth in the areas of English-language arts (ELA) and mathematics.

             Focus Area 2: Provide support and feedback to teachers to assist in analyzing student data and developing tiered instructional                                   practices.

     2018-19 Eastford Elementary School Goal

    The Eastford Elementary School staff will improve student growth in ELA and Math by developing a better understanding of growth measures* and effectively using student data and progress monitoring tools to provide targeted, tiered instruction that meets the needs of all learners.

    *(Growth measures include those used by SBAC, NWEA and other grade level standardized measures)



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