Staples-Motley Teaching and Learning
Staples-Motley School District Beliefs, Vision, and Mission
- Education is a life-long process involving the student, the school district, and the community
- We must appreciate the past, enjoy the present, and prepare for the future
- Our stakeholders have high expectations for our schools to prepare students for a changing world
- All students must be offered an excellent education and diverse activities that will result in a well-rounded individual
- We must empower and engage all students in inspiring excellence, creativity, and innovation
- We will achieve excellence by being financially efficient, resourceful, and creative
We are a community united to become the region's school district of choice.
IN PARTNERSHIP with the community and families, the Staples-Motley School District will empower all students to achieve the social growth and academic success necessary to become productive citizens in a changing world.
Debbie Ferdon, Teaching and Learning Coordinator
Assessment, Curriculum, Staff Development, and QComp
218-352-6315 ext 3506
Districtwide Goals and Objectives
World’s Best Workforce Goal
All students will be proficient or demonstrate high growth on district and/or state assessments in reading.
District Staff Development Goals
- Continue to support high functioning teams.
- PLCs utilize the Continuous Improvement process to improve student achievement.
- Support individual sites to assist them in meeting their student achievement goals:
- Staff development teaches classroom assessment skills that allow teachers to regularly monitor gains in student learning.
- Staff development regularly offers opportunities to practice new skills and receive feedback on the performance of those skills.
2018-19 QComp Site Goals
Goal #1: The percentage of all students in grades 1-3 at Staples-Motley Elementary who meet or exceed their fall to spring individual RIT growth projection on the NWEA MAP in Reading will increase from 49% in Spring 2018 to 51% in Spring 2019
Goal #2: Kindergarten students will improve from 52% Letter Sound proficiency in the Spring of 2018 to 55% proficiency by Spring 2019.***This is a secondary goal for only Kindergarten, because they do not do NWEA testing. This goal will not be submitted as a QComp goal.
Motley-Staples Middle School
The percentage of all students in grades 4-7 at MSMS who meet or exceed the Spring to Spring individual RIT Growth Projection on the NWEA MAP in Reading will increase from 56.75% in Spring 2018 to 58.75% in Spring 2019.
Staples-Motley High School
The percentage of all students in grades 8-10 at Staples-Motley High School who meet or exceed their spring to spring individual RIT Growth Projection on the NWEA MAP in reading will increase from 57% in Spring 2018 to 58% in Spring 2019.