Joe M. Tison Middle School

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Mission & Goals

The mission of the Weatherford ISD is to teach, challenge, and inspire each student in a safe, nurturing environment to succeed in the global community.
WISD will be the world-class district of choice.
We value and respect all students, employees, parents, partners, and our community.
We demonstrate visionary leadership.
We engage in and promote personal and organizational learning.
We make data-driven decisions.
We practice ethical behavior and personal integrity.
Goals for 2020-2021 School Year
School-Wide Goal: Increase student achievement from D to an A as measured by STAAR, local assessments, and classroom observation summaries.
Reading & Math Goals: 1) Increase evidence of rigor & engagement to 80% as measured by classroom observation reports and the rigor & engagement framework; 2) Increase daily integration of critical reading, writing, and discussion activities as measured by classroom observation reports & lesson plan evaluations.
Parent Engagement Goal: Campus preventionists will contact the parent of each student on his/her case management list to discuss academic progress once per quarter.
Key Strategies Include: 1) Use of the observation & feedback protocol by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo; 2) Implementation of the data-driven-instruction (DDI) model by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo; 3) Relentless focus on lead measures using the 4DX process by Chris McChesney, Jim Huling, and Sean Covey; 4) Strengthening curriculum alignment and curricular planning through use of the PLC process; and 5) Use of campus preventionists to track student progress across the general curriculum using running records (e.g. progress monitoring tool)