Goal Four - Empower

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    All students will be Empowered to make independent positive choices through continual social and emotional development.


    Student and Principal

    1. Train all BCSD staff so as to develop an awareness of mental health and substance abuse issues to support students in distress. (Youth Mental Health First Aid Training.)

    2. Align preschool-grade 12 social and emotional learning curriculum and develop consistent assessment/survey measures of student independent positive choices.

    3. Develop secondary substance abuse prevention and intervention programs and investigate needs for prevention at the elementary level.  

    4. Explore SKYWARD (student information system) to determine how it can assist in tracking student participation in school-based extracurricular activities and community service hours.

    5. Develop and implement clearly defined, school-wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support systems (PBIS) in each school to increase academic and social success.




    Goal 4: 
    Measures (Greater details on the data are included in the Strategic Plan Monitoring Document.) Annual Measures
      2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
    # of out-of-school suspensions  62  79  99  115    
    # of expulsions  2  3  4  5    
     # of expulsion hearings 9 3  4  7    
    School Climate Survey: % of parents reporting concerns about student substance abuse  28% *(*all schools)  26% *(*all schools) Not available  Not available    
    Students report, "for a personal problem there is a person I can go to" 87% agree or strongly agree 88% agree or strongly agree  89% agree or strongly agree  N/A