Mountain Home Public Schools
Prioritizing High Academic Standards for Students In The Age of (Arkansas) Common Core and Digital Teaching
PRIORITY 1: ACADEMIC FOCUS
Action Plan - The work of schools has become increasingly complex and the business of schools is academic work.
The Purpose - The purpose of the MHPS Academic Focus Plan is to promote a shared vision for academic improvement across schools. While giving individual schools and principals’ greater autonomy, and coherence in certain areas. The primary goal of MHPS is to become a premier school district in the United States of America.
High Academic Standards for Students
MHPS Teachers, Staff and Administration will support and nurture students’ social and emotional needs to address conditions for learning so that all students are equipped to
academically succeed. Chair of Sub Committee: Debbie Atkinson/ Members of Sub Committee: Brent Bogy, Vanessa Thomas, and Jeff Kincade.
MHPS Teachers will engage students to meet and surpass the academic standards. Chair of Sub-Committee: Allyson Dewey/ Members of Sub-Committee: Dana Brown,
Naomi Lassen, and Rita Persons
MHPS Teachers and Administrators will provide a rigorous and relevant curriculum and instruction. Chair of Sub-Committee: Darla Deatherage/ Members of SubCommittee:
Keith Alman, Elise Biggs, and Leigh Anne Gigliotti
MHPS Teachers and Administrators will strive for excellence by engaging in ongoing professional growth. Chair of Sub-Committee: Leah Cotter/ Members of SubCommittee:
Danielle Pugsley, Kevin Roach, and Janet Wood.
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