Design Team - Results

The design team was responsible for working with the Engage2Learn facilitator in taking all stakeholder input and creating the foundation of the long-term strategic plan for Yukon Public Schools. This included identifying and consolidating data trends to develop the YPS learner profile, learner outcomes, beliefs, goals and the call to action.

our beliefs

We believe...

  • All students can learn.
  • The future success of our district and community is founded in trust and transparency.
  • High expectations for learning, teaching, and leading will result in success for all students.
  • Schools give all students the foundational skills to be successful.
  • Commitment to providing opportunities will allow students to reach their fullest potential.
  • Communication, collaboration, accountability, and teamwork are vital for the success of students, educators, parents, and community.
  • Our culture and environment will foster student growth.
  • Meaningful learning allows students to discover their potential by providing real world experiences and problem solving opportunities.
  • The highest quality educators are essential to success.
  • All relationships that are collaborative and based on mutual respect empower all to learn and grow.
  • Relevant training and resources are needed to equip all to facilitate 21st century learning.
  • Facilities are designed to promote safety, student success, and learning.

our call to action

We will...

Empower  learners to be self-sustaining, successful contributors, to life and the global community.

our learner profile

  • Communication/Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Skills/responsibility/time management
  • Creative adaptability, independent thinking
  • Literacy
  • Collaboration/Teamwork
  • Technology
  • Problem solving 

our learner outcomes
  • Students will be able to effectively transfer thoughts and ideas with others through different forms of communication.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills through routinely analyzing, summarizing, paraphrasing and assessing open-ended problems in various curricular settings.
  • Students will apply life skills in every area to establish and maintain positive relationships and a strong work ethic.
  • Students will demonstrate adaptability through creative and independent thinking.
  • Students will demonstrate literacy skills in all subjects.
  • Students will cooperatively work together in a various size group to achieve a common goal.
  • Learners will locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
  •  All learners will be able to utilize appropriate problem-solving skills when presented with a variety of situations.

our goals
We will develop a comprehensive communication plan that provides transparent, accurate, and timely information to meet the needs of our employees, parents, students and community members.

Curriculum (what)

We will guarantee a research-based curriculum to implement a viable, relevant, meaningful learning environment.

Instruction (how)
We will engage students in meaningful learning with high expectations and accountability for ALL.

We will provide safe, innovative, and efficient facilities that address the needs of our students and enhance instruction.

We will collaboratively establish a transparent financial plan that will inform and benefit all stakeholders.

Professional Development
We will create and implement professional development that is relevant and applicable to meet the needs of all educators.

We will recruit, retain, and compensate highly motivated educators who are committed to professional growth and excellence.