THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Marinette School Board Adopts New Set Of Value Statements
Issue Date: February 21, 2018
Culminating months of work, meetings, community surveys and ongoing discussions by a design team of school staff and volunteers led by Jo Miller, CESA 8 Director of Continuous Improvement, Marinette School Board on Tuesday, Feb. 20 adopted a new set of values, vision and mission statements for the district.
The unanimous board vote accepting the recommendations came after they viewed a video depicting work on the project and heard enthusiastic explanations by District Administrator Wendy Dzurick. Dzurick explained they wanted to keep the statements brief and to the point, so they will be used, remembered and repeated.
The school district's mission, as adopted is: Inspiring learners. Engaging communities. Impacting the future.
The vision is: Tomorrow's innovators propelled by unlimited potential: A world transformed.
Value statements call for Collaboration by partnering and communicating respectfully with all for a solutions-focused approach; Continuous Improvement by pursuing excellence through ongoing reflection of practice; Engagement by involvement to enrich learning experiences; Learner focused, Empowering learners for personalized growth , and providing service by Enriching the lives of individuals to create a just and caring community.
The design team a included Cassie Schultz, Melissa Henriksen, Allison Stauss, Patrick Knaus, Mike Whisler, Sarah Learst, Katie Morois, Justine Braatz, Cindy Russell-Smith, Hannah Kuehnl, Corry Lambie, and Wendy Dzurick.
At the meeting "Community Propel Awards" were presented to Johnson Controls and River Cities' Habitat for Humanity to celebrate their contributions to the benefit of district students.
"What you're seeing here tonight will come alive next year," Dzurick declared. In connection with a board goal of communicating what is great about the Marinette School District, the board approved hiring Doreen Dembski of DD Communication Services, Fond du Lac, to design and implement a communications plan. Cost is not to exceed $17,000, plus travel. There is $20,000 budgeted for the project.