In other news, several Shenendehowa academic department administrators shared mid-year goals with board members. According to district Superintendent L. Oliver Robinson, the focus of mid-year goals was on instruction, curriculum and accountability.
High school science administrator Jean Lorch said that teachers in math, science and technology were working together to create more project-based learning experiences. "It's not just nanotechnology," Lorch said. "We are making learning more project-based."
Additionally, high school technology administrator Ken McDermith said that math, science and technology teachers have been-cross training to learn the language of one another's subjects.
"Things have been done in isolation, and teachers don't always share the same terminology," said McDermith.
Robinson stressed the need for leadership development, saying the district is only as good as its leaders.
"Administrators are the last to eat at the table," he said. "We need to push for leadership development.""