MARSHALL COUNTY SCHOOLS VISION, BELIEFS, AND GOALS
The vision of the Marshall County School System is to utilize collaborative stakeholder support to provide a safe learning environment that enables all students to become respectful, responsible, and resourceful lifelong learners and citizens.
The Marshall County School System holds the following beliefs:
God gives meaning and purpose to life
Each person is entitled to respect and dignity
Education is vital to a successful life
Everyone can learn
High expectations increase learning and performance
A safe environment supports learning
Learning is a collaborative, cooperative process
An effective school system demands a shared responsibility Between stakeholders
Honest, respectful communication is the essence of community
The commitment to continuous improvement enables students to become respectful, responsible, and resourceful lifelong learners
The Marshall County School System believes that the following goals are attainable, desirable, and will positively affect the lives of our students:
Marshall County students will meet all adequate yearly progress goals, as defined by the Alabama State Department of Education, and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Recruit, hire, and retain the most effective personnel (highly qualified) with a deep understanding of differentiated instruction and supported by an outstanding performance evaluation and professional learning program.
Ensure that curricular design, instructional strategies, and learning environments integrate appropriate technologies to maximize learning and teaching.
Communicate effectively and efficiently with parents, students, community, and school personnel in order to promote involvement from all stakeholders.
Provide a learning environment that recognizes diversity, encourages respect for all persons and property, and is safe, orderly and free of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
Hang ideas! They are tramps, vagabonds, knocking at the back-door of your mind, each taking a little of your substance, each carrying away some crumb of that belief in a few simple notions you must cling to if you want to live decently and would like to die easy! Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)