Mission, Vision, Goals


 King George County School Board 2019 Priorities 

Governance – To understand and govern the King George County School Division according to applicable Federal and State educational laws and regulations, and local policies. 

Board Communication – To make sure that all members have the same information on issues and discusses the effectiveness of its performance. 

Community Engagement – To create a board culture that fosters deep and meaningful school-community relationships and focus on two-way engagement. 

Quality Instruction – To support innovative, creative and quality instruction to meet students’ needs. 

Student Achievement – To monitor and support student progress through informed oversight. 

Efficiency – To secure, by visitation or otherwise, as much information as possible about the conduct of the public schools in the school division to make sure they are run with the utmost efficiency. 

VSBA Board of Distinction Board of Distinction – To earn recognition as a VSBA Board of Distinction. 

Resources Needed 

1. Organizational calendar – Set a meeting schedule that allows for continuous focus on priorities 

2. Virginia School Law Desk book, 2018-2019 school year edition – $73 each 

3. Budget to attend conferences/training 

4. American School Board Journal Subscription – $39.00 each 

References 

1. VA Education Law (Title 22.1) and Regulations (Title 8), 

https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title 22.1/ 

2. 8 Characteristics of effective school boards, Center for Public Education, 

http://www.centerforpubliceducation.org/Main-Menu/Public-education/Eight-characteristics- 

of-effective-school-boards/Eight-characteristics-of-effective-school-boards.html 

3. Improving School Board Effectiveness, A balanced Governance Approach, Thomas Alsbury & 

Phil Gore 

4. VSBA Board of Distinction Checklist, 

http://www.vsba.org/about/vsba_recognition_programs/vsba_board_of_distinction/ 

5. 2017 School Board Self Evaluation Summary 

6. School report cards, Virginia School Quality Profiles, http://schoolquality.virginia.gov/ 

7. Engage Every Family, Steven Constantino 

8. School Efficiency Matrix of Best Practices and Common Recommendations 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/school_finance/efficiency_reviews/index.shtml 

 

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