Healthy and Balanced Learners

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    Prioritize social, emotional, and physical well-being of students.

      

    3.1 Develop and implement a coherent and systematic approach to social and emotional learning (SEL) Pre-K-12.

    3.2 Develop a comprehensive approach to health education Pre-K-12.

  • 3.1 Develop and implement coherent systems for collecting and using student learning data to better understanding the need of individuals and groups of students.

    • Identify District SEL committee.
      • Person Responsible: Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and Northborough, Algonquin, and Southborough Administrators leadership team (NASA)
      • Date: October, 2020
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact
    • Inventory and assess current approaches and materials used for SEL.
      • Person Responsible: District SEL Committee
      • Date: November, 2020
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: FY22 Budget Impact Estimate: No predicted budget impact
    • Explore effective approaches to SEL used in other systems.
      • Person Responsible: District SEL Committee
      • Date: February, 2021
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact
    • Agree upon coherent approaches and materials to support SEL system-wide.
      • Person Responsible: Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and Northborough, Algonquin, and Southborough Administrators leadership team (NASA), and curriculum leadership team (PreK-12)
      • Date: March, 2021
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact
    • Develop plan for professional learning and implementation of coherent approach to SEL.
      • Person Responsible: District SEL Committee
      • Date: April, 2021 - June, 2021
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: FY22 Budget Impact Estimate: Northborough - $8,000, Southborough - $6,000 and Regional - $6,000
    • Identify and collect baseline data about students’ social-emotional health and physical well-being and then use this data to monitor progress.
      • Person Responsible: Working Group, Assistant Superintendent, Director of English Language Education, guidance faculty, Wellness Coordinator
      • Date: December, 2020 - June, 2021
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact

    3.2 Develop a comprehensive approach to health education Pre-K-12.

    • Health and Wellness Committee review the role and functions of the committee, redefine, and set plans for the committee’s future work.
      • Person Responsible: Wellness Coordinator
      • Date: October, 2020 - June, 2021
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact
    • Inventory and assess current approaches and materials used for Health Education PK-12 including physical education and health classes as well as extra-curricular health and wellness offerings.
      • Person Responsible: Wellness Coordinator and District Wellness Committee
      • Date: November, 2020
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact
    • Explore effective approaches to Health Education used in other systems.
      • Person Responsible: Wellness Coordinator and District Wellness Committee
      • Date: February, 2021
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact
    • Agree upon an approach and materials to support consistent and comprehensive Health education system-wide.
      • Person Responsible: Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and Northborough, Algonquin, and Southborough Administrators leadership team (NASA), and curriculum leadership team (PreK-12)
      • Date: March, 2021
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact
    • Plan for additional health and wellness extra-curricular offerings that use Universal Design standards to meet the needs of all students.
      • Person Responsible: Directors of Student Support Services and NASA
      • Date: October, 2020 - June, 2021
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact
    • Implement the plan for Start Time Initiative to support healthy sleep habits among students.
      • Person Responsible: Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and Northborough, Algonquin, and Southborough Administrators leadership team (NASA)
      • Date: October, 2020 - June, 2021
      • Status [future work, in process, completed]: 
      • Budget Impact: No predicted budget impact