School Board Says Communication Is Its No. 1 Goal

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), September 23, 1998 | Go to article overview

School Board Says Communication Is Its No. 1 Goal


Byline: Lynne Rauch

At the Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 board meeting on Sept. 17, the board adopted its 1998-99 goals.

Seven goals were adopted at the meeting after a series of discussions and a public forum regarding the goals. In the coming weeks, I will highlight each of the seven goals.

This article will address the first goal of the board: District 54 will communicate effectively with all members of the school community.

Effective communication is a challenging goal. It is often said that there is never enough communication, and I believe this to be true. However, with communication being the first goal of the board, the board recognizes its importance.

The board communicates with the community twice monthly. There are two regularly scheduled board meetings per month, at 8 p.m. the first and third Thursdays. The first meeting of the month is a discussion meeting, and the second is an action business meeting. The board openly communicates at its meetings, but what the board communicates are the written policies of District 54.

Our school board has the responsibility of writing and passing policies that support the best educational practices and programs for all students of District 54. The board is the conduit between the community and the staffs of the district. It is a most important responsibility.

What are the expectations of the board so the district will foster effective communication?

The first expectation is that the district use a variety of different communication venues. Beginning this school year, every classroom in District 54 is equipped with a telephone in order for students and staff to be able to contact parents directly. …

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