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Norfolk Public Schools
The Cornerstone of a Proudly Diverse Community
Dr. Samuel T. King, Superintendent of Schools

MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of Norfolk Public Schools, the cornerstone of a proudly diverse community, is to ensure that all students maximize their academic potential, develop skills for lifelong learning and are successful contributors to a global society, as distinguished by:

* Courageous advocacy for all students.
* Family and community investment.
* Data-driven personalized learning.
* Strong and effective leadership teams.
* Shared responsibility for Teaching and Learning.
* Access to rigorous and rewarding college and career readiness opportunities.

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5-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN STRATEGIES:

We will promote NPS as the cornerstone of our community’s well-being.
*Big ideas: Technology, Facilities, Competition, Alumni, Early Learning/Literacy

We will empower and facilitate meaningful family and community partnerships.
*Big ideas: Family dynamics, Poverty, Wrap-around Services, Crisis Interventions, Support Systems, Neighborhood Hubs, Community/Family/Parent Engagement, Volunteer Pathways

We will relentlessly pursue engaged learning through high-quality instruction.
*Big ideas: Highly qualified AND highly effective staff, Professional Learning, Closing the GAP, Funding/Grants; Accountability, College and Career Readiness, Human Resources

We will host environments in which all individuals feel safe and secure.
*Big ideas: Cultural Proficiency, Safety, Climate, Relationships, External Influences, Eco-friendly buildings, Alternative Programs, Facilities

We will nurture a culture of excellence, equity and justice through continuous improvement.
*Big ideas: Cultural Proficiency, Closing the GAP, Increasing Resources, Program Evaluation, Early Learning/Literacy, Zoning, School Choice/Open Enrollment, Accountability, Disproportionate populations, Technology, College and Career Readiness

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2013 - 2014 BOARD AND DIVISION PRIORITIES:

1. Ensure full accreditation
2. Increase academic achievement of all students -- raising the floor and ceiling simultaneously
3. Improve climate, safety and attendance
4. Become a School Board of Distinction
5. Promote Norfolk Public Schools to reflect outstanding accomplishments of staff, teachers and students
6. Develop and coordinate a capital improvement plan for facilities and technology to enhance teaching and learning
7. Attract, retain, and help to develop strong academic families and highly qualified teachers and staff

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SCHOOL BOARD REGULAR MEETINGS:

School Board Administration Building, School Board Room, 12th Floor
800 E. City Hall Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510
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7:00 PM
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March 19, 2014
April 9, 2014
May 21, 2014
June 11, 2014
July 16, 2014

NOTE: 100% IDENTIFICATION VERIFICATION IS IN FORCE...Please remember to bring proper identification (PICTURE ID) to enter the School Administration Building.

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SCHOOL BOARD WORK SESSIONS:

March 26 2014 -- ON HOLD
2:00-6:00 PM
School Board Room

April 2, 2014
2:00-6:00 PM
School Board Room

May 7, 2014
2:00-6:00 PM
School Board Room

June 4, 2014
2:00-6:00 PM
Norview HS

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SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION CEREMONIES:

June 4, 2014
6:00-7:30 PM
Norview HS



For more information, please contact Junelle L. Banks.
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