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Strategy 1

Academics and Learning
We will provide engaging personalized learning experiences, including enrichment opportunities, that address the diverse needs of students.

- The Sheldon ISD graduate will possess attributes as described in the Profile of the Sheldon Graduate in order to be successful in the global marketplace.

- The Sheldon ISD employee will possess attributes as described in the Profile of the Sheldon Employee in order to educate, mold, and foster the Sheldon graduate.

- Sheldon ISD will develop a systematic plan to review and audit all district programs and initiatives every three to five years, based on their alignment to the Profiles of the Sheldon Graduate and Employee.

- Provide professional development specifically designed to produce teacher leaders.

- Ensure that the elementary and secondary creative and performing arts programs have the equipment, training and facilities needed to produce artistically literate and creative students.

- Create a classroom environment where technology is an accessible and natural part of the learning process.

- Create a district initiative that promotes character and social skills education aligned to the Profile of the Sheldon Graduate, from pre-K through high school.

- Provide a full-day pre-kinderga rten program for all four year old students residing in Sheldon ISD.

- Develop, support and monitor a K-12 plan for college and career readiness.

- Develop Classroom Learning Communities through a beginning of the year program that fosters best practice, classroom management, student-teacher relationships and the collection of data to drive year-long instruction.

- Ensure that differentiated instruction is implemented in every classroom throughout Sheldon ISD.

- Foster the campus intervention process so that campuses have access to research-based intervention strategies to meet the diverse needs of our students.