Superintendent Performance Standards
As per the PA Public School Code, school districts are required to post the mutually agreed upon objective performance standards included in the professional contracts of the District Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent. Through the formal written evaluation process in June 2017, the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent demonstrated achievement of the agreed upon objective performance standards established pursuant to the PA Public School Code.
Standard #1: Student Growth and Achievement
Superintendent uses multiple data sources to assess student success and growth as appropriate, specific to needs within the District and as determined annually in collaboration with the Board of School Directors. Annual or other District performance objectives are articulated and clearly achieved under the direction of the Superintendent relative to State Standardized Assessments, PVAAS, and other locally determined measures.
Standard #2: Organizational Leadership
Superintendent has worked collaboratively with the Board to develop a vision for the District, displays an ability to identify and rectify problems affecting the District, works collaboratively with District administration to ensure best practices for instruction, supervision, curriculum development, and management are being utilized, and works to influence the climate and culture of the District.
Standard #3: District Operations and Financial Management
Superintendent manages effectively, ensuring completion of activities associated with the annual budget; overseeing distribution of resources in support of District priorities; and directing overall operational activities within the District.
Standard #4: Communication and Community Relations
Superintendent communicates with and effectively engages the staff, the Board, and members of the community, clearly articulating District goals and priorities, addressing local and broader issues affecting the District, and building support for District initiatives, programs and short/long-range plans.
Standard #5: Human Resource Management
Superintendent incorporates best practices for human resource management and oversight, coordinating staffing, recruitment, and other human resource functions.
Standard #6: Professionalism
Superintendent models professional decision-making processes and ethical standards consistent with the values of Pennsylvania’s public education system as well as that of the local community. Superintendent additionally works to individually reflect upon her effectiveness within the role, and works to improve effectiveness through the use of professional development literature and activities.