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    Communication and Engagement with the Community

    Policy type: Operational Expectations
    Policy code: OE-9

    The Superintendent shall assure that the community is informed about the condition of the district and engaged in defining and supporting its direction.

    The Superintendent will:

    9.1    Assure the timely flow of information, appropriate input, and strategic two-way communication between the district and its communities to build understanding and support for district efforts.  

    9.2    Maintain family engagement that recognizes the developmental needs of our diverse students and ensures active participation of students’ families.

    9.3    Develop connections and strategic partnerships throughout the larger community focused on understanding and contributing to district efforts to help all students achieve defined district Results.

    9.4    Prepare and publish, on behalf of the Board, an annual progress report to the public that includes the following items:

    1. Data indicating student progress toward accomplishing the Board’s Results policies.
    2. Information about school district strategies, programs and operations intended to accomplish the Board’s Results policies.
    3. Information about the district’s financial condition, including revenues, expenditures and costs of major programs.

    {formerly EL-5, Parents and Community}
    Adopted:     
    07/07/03

    Revised:      
    11/19/07
    09/27/10
    11/19/12
    08/12/19 /Executive Limitations (EL) Policies changed to Operational Expectations (OE)

    Monitoring Method: Internal Report
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

    Governance Culture

    Formal portraits of the Lake Washington School District Board membersThese policies define how the Board will operate internally and govern itself to add value to the district. These policies address the Board’s own culture, how it will conduct business, and how members will conduct themselves and interact with each other.

     

    Board Superintendent Relationship

    District superintendent and two board members during board meetingThese policies describe the delegation of authority by the Board to its Superintendent and clarify the relationship between the two. Organizational performance is considered identical to Superintendent performance.

    Operational Expectations

    Results

    Juanita High School graduates after their graduation ceremonyThese policies define the results desired for our students and what they are expected to know and be able to do as a result of their educational experience. Results policies are based on the Lake Washington School District Mission, Vision, Student Profile and Guiding Principles