Board of Education Goals 2019-2020

Adopted BOE meeting September 2019


MATTITUCK-CUTCHOGUE UFSD

“Our Students, Our Schools, Our Community

Together We Make a Difference”

Mission Statement

The Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District is dedicated to providing a welcoming and safe environment where diversity, interdependence and self-discovery are valued.  Educators, students, families, and community members work together creating a dynamic, flexible, and engaging learning process to:

-  Nurture individuals' passion for life and learning

-  Foster collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking

-  Encourage a range of perspectives

-  Promote and practice personal integrity

As a result, students develop academic excellence, confidence, and resiliency to face future challenges in order to contribute to and inspire positive change in the local and global community.

It is our vision statement of the Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD to build a school culture that values academic achievement, supports character education, encourages community responsibility, and facilities lifelong learning.

We will provide safe and caring learning environments and develop programs to encourage intellectual curiosity, celebrate diversity, and maximize the individual talents of our children.

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Superintendent Goals

Student Performance: Establish clear expectations that lead to improved student achievement.

  • Review current curriculum, programs and initiatives to ensure we are utilizing and supporting the instructional goals of each. 
  • Ensure that students are on track to attain diplomas and are prepared for college, careers, and active citizenship through varied learning experiences with an emphasis on 21stcentury skills. 
  • Broaden technological experiences with the integration of STEAM and virtual learning opportunities. 
  • Advance opportunities for all students to engage in extra–curricular clubs, athletics and service learning.

Community Connections: Strengthen our community partnerships to support our district’s mission. 

  • Encourage use of social media options for communicating with the community. 
  • Obtain e-mail addresses of the community to begin sharing “Mattituck Moments” through our biannual newsletter distribution. 
  • Continue to develop students’ participation in community related activities and their awareness of national and global citizenship through the Passport for Good app.
  • Work together to collaborate and communicate with students, families and community members of different cultures and backgrounds. 
  • Webpages continually updated promoting district goals and achievements. 

Safety & Security: Create and maintain a safe learning environment for all students and staff. 

  • Review all policies related to safety and security and ensure there is on-going assessment and execution of proper practices. 
  • Enhance the effectiveness and scope of the security initiatives district-wide including the use of the RAVE app and Walkie Talkies. 
  • Ensure that the mental health curriculum, SEL program and initiatives reflect the current challenges and threats in today’s environment along with the implementation of guidance standards K-12. 

Finance & Fiscal Planning: Provide an educationally sound and fiscally responsible budget that enhances the opportunities for students both academically and socially while respecting the economy and community.

  • Develop a 3-5 year budget and financial plan. 
  • Continue to obtain input from all stakeholder groups in order to present a fiscally responsible budget that the community will support. 
  • Engage elected officials, neighboring districts and community partners in greater opportunities for students and grant funding. 
  • Investigate ways to expand upon sources of revenue and improve operating efficiencies.