Target resources to support the social/emotional needs of students and foster creativity and innovation across the District.
Support the implementation of programs that enhance our organization’s cultural proficiency and promote respect and appreciation for individual and cultural differences.
Continue to focus on strengthening the Middle School as a separate entity and addressing its large class sizes.
Develop and deliver a fiscally responsible budget that maintains educational quality, supports District goals, and aligns with our multi-year budget commitment to work within the confines of Proposition 2 ½.
Begin Feasibility Study module of the MSBA process for the Memorial Building project and develop a capital plan to maintain Essex Elementary.
Continue ongoing review of all District policies, updating existing policies and job descriptions where needed, and researching new recommendations.
FY18 Budget Goals
Position MERSD for continual improvement of educational program and student achievement
Strive to meet School Committee class size guidelines
Serve increasingly diverse student educational needs
Exercise fiscal responsibility
Seek internal efficiencies to offset growth needs when possible
Meet local, state and federal responsibilities while controlling growth