Equitable Access

Long-Range Goals

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT: In five years, all students will meet or exceed their individual growth targets.

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: Provide and implement common expectations for joyful and challenging learning across the district.

PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT: Provide a mutually supportive professional environment that features collaboration, collegiality and strategic, impactful staff development.

PARTNERSHIPS: Hawthorn District 73 will have a districtwide community volunteer program to support student learning.

RESOURCES: Ensure a stable fiscal position that provides the required resources, personnel, facilities, programs, and technology to continually sustain Hawthorn District 73’s strategic mission and vision.

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT: In five years, all students will meet or exceed their individual growth targets.

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: Provide and implement common expectations for joyful and challenging learning across the district.

High Level Strategy #6

Identify and implement common commitments and set expectations to ensure Equitable Access to high quality programs for all students districtwide.

      • Hawthorn Curriculum Leadership Teams have worked to identify outcomes in all grades and departments and set rigorous standards for demonstrating proficiency.
      • Hawthorn Curriculum Leadership Teams will work in 2015-2016 to write high quality common assessments, which will reflect the outcomes set last year for all students.
      • Building administrators continue to work exclusively with one CLT in order to support and facilitate their work on teacher institute and early release days.
      • Through the review and revision of RtI processes and procedures, we are adjusting our goal-setting practices for students who are struggling in order to address the achievement gap.
      • Hawthorn’s school reorganization plan has provided the opportunity to implement full day kindergarten for all students in 2015-2016.
      • Consistent resources have been provided for English language arts in grades 6 to 8, mathematics in grades K to 8, and Spanish language arts in Grades K to 8.
      • Hawthorn Planning Council continues to work to identify common practices which will lead to the achievement of the goals in the strategic plan.
      • Hawthorn has purchased a curriculum and data warehouse to ensure efficient access to curriculum resources and data to ensure instruction is differentiated to meet all students needs.

Mission Statement:

Inspire all students to embrace learning in an ever changing world.