2016 – 2020 Strategic Plan

As a result of our accreditation visit in 2016 a strategic plan was created.  The plan will be updated and revised after our next re-accreditation visit in March 2021.

3.1 ACS curriculum provides equitable and challenging learning experiences that ensure all students have sufficient opportunities to develop learning, thinking, and life skills that lead to success at the next level.
Action Plan I Year Fall Spring
ACS will send representatives to ACE Collaborative workshops in social studies, math, and science. 2014-2015 X
2015-2016 X
2016-2017 X
2017-2018 X
Action Plan II Year Fall Spring
ACS will participate in the Diocesan rollout of ACE social studies and math curricula. 2014-2015
2015-2016 X
2016-2017
2017-2018
Action Plan III Year Fall Spring
Assumption High School will revise its Curriculum Handbook to include school improvement initiatives. 2014-2015 X
2015-2016 X
2016-2017
2017-2018
3.2 Curriculum, instruction and assessment throughout ACS are monitored and adjusted systematically in response to data from multiple assessments of student learning and an examination of professional practice.
3.3 Teachers throughout ACS engage students in their learning through instructional strategies that ensure achievement of learning expectations.
Action Plan I Year Fall Spring
AMS & AHS teachers will make use of Winter Symposium course planning and execution to develop and innovate instructional practices that involve collaboration, technology, and project-based performance assessments. 2014-2015 Start
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
3.4 System and school leaders monitor and support the improvement of instructional practices of teachers to ensure student success.
3.5 The system operates as a collaborative learning organization through structures that support improved instruction and student learning at all levels.
Action Plan I Year Fall Spring
ACS buildings will develop a checklist of expected technology skills with an attached list of names of master practitioners. 2014-2015
2015-2016 Start
2016-2017
2017-2018
Action Plan II Year Fall Spring
ACS faculty will be surveyed annually to determine their proficiencies in educational software currently in use. 2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
3.6 Teachers implement ACS instructional process in support of student learning.
3.7 Mentoring, coaching and induction programs support instructional improvement consistent with ACS values and beliefs about teaching and learning.
Action Plan I Year Fall Spring
A teacher at Assumption High School will be assigned and compensated to develop and maintain a teacher mentoring policy and procedure manual that expands on current practices. 2014-2015
2015-2016 X
2016-2017
2017-2018
3.8 ACS and all of its schools engage families in meaningful ways in their children’s education and keep them informed of their children’s learning progress.
Action Plan I Year Fall Spring
Each ACS School will develop consistent strategies of clarifying how teachers arrive at a grade. 2014-2015
2015-2016 X
2016-2017
2017-2018
3.9 ACS designs and evaluates structures in all schools whereby each student is well known by at least one adult advocate in the student’s school who supports that student’s educational experience.
Action Plan I Year Fall Spring
Saint Vincent’s will conduct the “Spirit Point” student mentoring program. 2014-2015 X
2015-2016 X
2016-2017
2017-2018
3.10 Grading and reporting are based on clearly defined criteria that represent the attainment of content knowledge and skills and are consistent across grade levels and courses.
3.11 All staff members participate in a continuous program of professional learning.
3.12 ACS provide and coordinate learning support services to meet the unique learning needs of students.
Action Plan I Year Fall Spring
Our Lady Queen of Heaven will implement “Discovery Den.” 2014-2015
2015-2016 X
2016-2017
Action Plan II Year
Saint Vincent’s will implement Literacy Lab in grades three through five to enhance foundational literacy skills in reading and math. 2014-2015 Fall Spring
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
Action Plan III Year Fall Spring
Our Lady Queen of Heaven will provide summer and after school tutoring for students with diagnosed reading disabilities. 2014-2015 X
2015-2016 X
2016-2017
2017-2018