CMS Essentials: Understanding Our Public Schools

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Board of Education Members

CMS Essentials: Understanding Our Public Schools

"The legitimate object of government, is to do for a community of people, whatever they need to have done, but can not do, at all, or can not , so well, do, for themselves - in their separate, and individual capacities." Abraham Lincoln

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CMS Essentials: Understanding Our Public Schools

"...it is a struggle for maintaining in the world, that form, and substance of government, whose leading object is, to elevate the condition of men- to lift artificial weights from all shoulders- to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all- to afford all, an unfettered start, and a fair chance , in the race of life." Abraham Lincoln

4Core Beliefs and CommitmentsTheories of Action for ChangeReform PoliciesPolicy Development and OversightRoles, Responsibilities and RelationshipsCivicCapacityBuilding Blocks of Reform GovernanceTransition PlanningSuperintendentGovernanceManagementRepresents District Organization ChartWhat School Boards Can Do Donald R. McAdams

CMS Essentials: Understanding Our Public Schools

VISION Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools provides all students the best education available anywhere, preparing every child to lead a rich and productive life.

MISSION The mission of CMS is to maximize academic achievement by every student in every school.

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Core Beliefs

We believe that:

Public education is central to our democracy

Our principals and teachers make the critical difference in student achievement

We are responsible for building and maintaining high performing organizations that ensure all students will successfully acquire the knowledge, skills and values necessary for success

Engaging the students family and the community in the education process enhances learning and academic achievement.

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BASED ON THESE CORE BELIEFS, WE ARE COMMITTED TO:

Providing all students with the opportunity to perform to their fullest potential and ensuring that there is no discernable difference between the achievement levels of students by race, gender or economic level..Preparing all students to be successful in institutions of higher learning or the workforce without a need for remediation..Providing a clear Theory of Action and an effective Superintendent to lead its implementation ..Giving all students access to a well-rounded, rigorous curriculum that is research-based and data driven ..Basing our educational culture on merit and individual achievementCONTINUED

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CMS Essentials: Understanding Our Public Schools

BASED ON THESE CORE BELIEFS, WE ARE COMMITTED TO:

..Embracing our communitys diversity and using it to enhance the educational environment..Operating effectively and efficiently with fiscal accountability..Securing and allocating adequate resources according to the needs of each child..Providing safe and orderly learning and working environments..Ensuring that an effective principal leads every school..Ensuring that an effective teacher instructs each class..Providing resources for relevant professional development..Encouraging and providing engagement opportunities for all students families..Partnering with community members to maximize student learning

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CMS School Board Theory of ActionManaged Performance/EmpowermentDistrict and Board ResponsibilityDecentralizationSchool Based Responsibility and Freedom and FlexibilityA Framework for Continuous Improvement

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CMS Essentials: Understanding Our Public Schools

As the governing body of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools,the Board of Education has three key areas of responsibility: Policy Making and GovernanceSelect and support the superintendent/CEOEstablish school district policyDetermine the annual operating and capital budgetsApprove student assignment boundariesManagement OversightAcademicFinancialOperationsLeadershipBuild trust and confidence in the school system

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School Board Member Skills = Leadership SkillsSelf AwarenessAbility to recognize and understand your moods, emotions, and drives, as well as their effect on others

Self RegulationAbility to control or redirect disruptive impulses and moods; the propensity to suspend judgment- to think before acting

MotivationA passion for the work for reasons that go beyond status or money; the propensity to pursue goals with energy and persistence

EmpathyAbility to understand the emotional make up of other people; skill in treating people according to their emotional reactions

Social SkillProficiency in managing relationships and building networks; an ability to find common ground and build rapport

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The primary duty of an elected official in a democratic government is not inflame but to inform the public. Paraphrased from Abraham Lincoln

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