Northwood School Board Goals, adopted 22 January 2009
Foster a sense of belonging through effective communication with students, staff, parents, town residents, and the other communities & schools in our SAU.
Encourage parents to be educational heroes to their children. Challenge parents to promote high expectations and strong values; maintain a supportive home environment that supports education; and contribute to their child’s education through volunteerism.
Sense of Accomplishment
Recognize and acknowledge the accomplishments of administration, faculty, staff, students, coaches, parents, and the board.
Fun & Excitement
Maintain a professional development program that is inspirational to faculty and staff. Create a school environment that allows this inspiration to carry over into the classroom.
Curiosity & Creativity
Maintain curriculum that emphasizes critical thinking & creativity; meets the social, emotional, and educational needs of all students; and is aligned throughout grade levels.
Spirit of Adventure
Encourage administration, faculty, staff, and students to explore new ways to teach and learn. Celebrate creativity.
Leadership & Responsibility
Exemplify the qualities most important to us as school board members: integrity, compassion, optimism, responsibility, and thoughtfulness.
Confidence to Take Action
Respect the opinions of others but always maintain the confidence to act in the best interests of the school community.