Teacher Recruitment and Retention Topic of Tuesday’s Special School Board Work Session

“Research shows that teachers have the greatest impact on student achievement, more than any other factor controlled by school systems, including class size or the school a student attends.” So begins the Collier County School District’s presentation for Tuesday’s School Board Work Session on Teacher Recruitment and Retention.They’re doing something right: the District’s overall teacher … Continue reading Teacher Recruitment and Retention Topic of Tuesday’s Special School Board Work Session

Last week’s School Board meeting: observations

I titled my last post “Important matters to be decided at Tuesday’s School Board meeting.”Having now attended the meeting, I’d have called it something different.Yes, important decisions were reached. But as has been the case since November, comments by Board members Erika Donalds and Kelly Lichter and by members of the public were the highlights … Continue reading Last week’s School Board meeting: observations

Important matters to be decided at Tuesday’s School Board meeting

In this post I’ll share some of the agenda items to be addressed at this Tuesday’s (April 14) School Board meeting at the Everglades City School in Everglades City. I hope the Board will work efficiently and cooperatively to reach consensus on each item.Board Bylaws and Policy ChangesThese are some of the Board bylaws and … Continue reading Important matters to be decided at Tuesday’s School Board meeting