The Coxsackie-Athens community works collaboratively to create personalized learning opportunities. We develop self-directed college and career ready students who are prepared to succeed in our global society.
2019 Performance Goals
93% of students will be completing high school.
100% of students will be engaging in community service annually.
88% of students in grades K-8 will be reading at or above grade level.
Students will be meeting or exceeding grade level/building standards for thinking and learning for understanding and producing quality work.
Thinking and Learning for Understanding
Knows how and where to access, interpret and apply information.
Able to direct own learning.
Competence in evaluating & selecting technology to meet needs and apply to tasks.
Has strong work ethic.
Ability to assess own work and make improvements.
Ability to set high goals/standards and meet them.
We understand each child has a story and by getting to know each of our students our EMPATHY for their challenges and successes guides our support for them. We also have empathy for our colleagues, not only when they are facing challenges but also when they are out in front leading us.
We know that in order for us and our students to continually improve we must have hope and TAKE POSITIVE ACTION for ourselves and every kid, every day.
2016 Board of Education Goals & Commitments
1. The BOE monitors the progress towards achieving the district's three-year goals and buildings’ annual targets indicated by quarterly public discussion of the data provided by district staff.
2. The BOE develops a budget that optimizes resources to support the mission, vision and goals of the district and will promote that budget to the broader community to assure passage.
3. The BOE engages collaboratively and respectfully with our families and all partners indicated by the sustained family involvement and community support of district goals and budgets
4. The BOE promotes effective governance by educating prospective members and committing to ongoing capacity building for each member.
Does the instruction allow students to focus on the assignment or activity with less distraction?
Does the instruction motivate students to start the learning process?
Does the instruction cause a shift in the behavior of the students, where they move from passive to active social learners?
Does the instruction aid students in developing a more sophisticated understanding of the content?
Does the instruction create scaffolds to make it easier to understand concepts or ideas?
Does the instruction create paths for students to demonstrate their understanding of the learning goals in a way that they could not do with traditional tools?
Does the instruction create opportunities for students to learn outside of their typical school day?
Does the instruction create a bridge between school learning and everyday life experiences?
Does the instruction allow students to build skills, that they can use in their everyday lives?