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Board Goals

                                                                       Forest Grove School Board Goals 2018-2019

. We will promote, support and model collaborative learning and collaborative work as we believe collaboration is at the center of our strategic plan at every level. Our goals for 2017-18 reflect our desire to support the adopted in the Forest Grove School District strategic plan. We are committed to working in partnership with parents and community to provide the resources that students and staff need to prepare each student for college and career.

1. The Board will support the work of the strategic plan.
• The Board will adopt a budget that supports the strategic plan.
• The Board will adopt updated policies to align with current laws and practices of the district.
• The Board will expect the district to apply an equity lens to policy development.
• Board members are encouraged to participate in Leadership Oregon training through Oregon School Boards Association.
• The board will work to reduce class size.

2. Board members will attend community presentations, athletic and activities, student performances, graduation and other activities/events whenever possible. 

3. The Board will encourage partnerships that support the district 
• Board members will participate in presentations to civic groups about district initiatives.
• One Board member or designee will serve on Forest Grove City Economic Development Commission.
• One Board member or designee will serve on the Forest Grove Sustainability Commission.
• One Board member or designee will serve on the Forest Grove Parks & Recreation Commission.
• Board Chair will participate in the Community Leaders Luncheon.

4. The Board will continue to advocate for adequate and stable funding for K-12 schools.
• The Board will participate in the annual Washington County Joint School Boards and Legislators dinner to celebrate accomplishments, maintain relationships and continue to           advocate for adequate and stable funding.
• Board members will maintain relationships and communicate regularly with legislators.
• The Board will advocate for funding levels that provide adequate resources for district programs as opportunities arise.
• Board members will participate in OSBA conventions and opportunities to support efforts aimed and providing adequate and stable funding to schools.

5. The Board will model our district culture of collaboration, continuous learning and developing cultural competency.
• The board will engage in educational conversations.
• Board members will attend conferences, such as those sponsored by Oregon School Boards Association and Oregon Leadership Network, to stay up to date on school issues       and network with other boards.