Five-Year Strategic Plan » Areas of Improvement

Areas of Improvement

Culture & Climate

Goal:
PAISD will cultivate a culture and climate that promotes lifelong learners equipped for success in college and careers within their local and global communities.

Objective:
By 2022, 100% of PAISD students will graduate with a well-articulated path to college and/or career.

Strategies:
  • Develop an aligned district-wide system that cultivates college and career readiness.
  • Develop vertical district-wide systems for clearly communicating and connecting staff to ensure student success.
 
 
District Operations

Goal:
PAISD will provide sufficient resources necessary to create an environment to support student success.

Objective:
By 2022, 100% of PAISD campuses and departments will have sufficient funds necessary to effectively operate.

Strategies:
  • Develop a plan to find alternative funding sources and identify ways to increase revenues.
  • Strengthen the district-wide plan to evaluate the use and implementation of our current resources.
 
 
Family & Community Involvement
 
Goal:
PAISD will partner with the community and provide availability of inclusive resources for greater family and community engagement.

Objective:
By 2022, 100% of PAISD students, parents, and community members will have access to various communication modes for engagement.

Strategy:
  • Expand and promote a district-wide communication system for all students, parents, and the community

 
Literacy
 
Goal:
PAISD will implement a comprehensive literacy program that addresses the diverse needs of learners and prepares students with the literacy skills necessary to be successful.

Objective:
By 2022, 100% of students will demonstrate proficiency or above in reading and writing.

Strategies:
  • Develop a systemic approach that involves all students in a guaranteed and viable literacy program to ensure they reach their optimal potential (collaborate with curriculum & instruction). *Collaborate with the various five-year committee strands, as needed.
  • Create a professional development system which ensures all teachers are competent and highly-skilled to deliver effective literacy instruction. *Collaborate with the various five-year committee strands, as needed.
 
 
Teacher Quality
Goal:
PAISD will attain, retain, and cultivate qualified teachers by developing an environment conductive to the advancement of education.

Objective:
By 2022, 100% of teachers will be certified and demonstrate competency in their specialized content area(s).

Strategies:
  • Develop a district-wide promotional plan to recruit certified teachers.
  • Develop a district-wide teacher support system.
  • Develop a district-wide advanced education program to assist with career interests, including bilingual opportunites.
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
Goal:
PAISD will provide a challenging curriculum that is implemented daily by a quality instructional staff that results in students who are college and career ready.

Objective:
By 2022, 100% of PAISD students will be taught using a vibrant, challenging, engaging curriculum that will ensure they are college and/or career ready upon graduation.

Strategies:
  • Develop a comprehensive and inclusive curriculum in PAISD to address the unique educational needs of our students.
  • Ensure the delivery of instruction is provided by instructors who are competent and certified in their content area.