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Goals and Objectives


McAllen ISD is developing an innovative teaching and learning framework for increased student academic achievement leveraging powerful new technologies, providing new opportunities to learn, increasing productivity, and developing authentic learning processes that challenge students to make a difference. Our economy, our politics, our culture, and even our family life will be forever transformed.  Our framework is "Transforming Learning in the Classroom, Campus, and Community" (TLC3). 

The TLC3 vision is to transform learning by creating and sustaining a student-centered inquiry based learning environment where student outcomes are evaluated with authentic assessments.

 
Goal 1 Teaching and Learning - To focus on the instructional needs of teachers and the learning needs of students.

Objectives
  • All teachers will design and deliver curriculum and instruction that includes student centered inquiry based activities.
  • 100% of teachers and students will master 21st Century skills (collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking).
  • Build an electronic library of lessons and resources.
  • All teachers will create and utilize authentic assessments to evaluate student outcomes.
Goal 2 Professional Learning - To provide for professional learning opportunities to educators.

Objectives
  1. 100% of principals and teachers will be provided job-embedded professional learning opportunities.
  2. Establish vertical and horizontal planning opportunities for teachers.
  3. Establish a TLC3 Professional Learning plan.
  4. Each campus will provide hardware/software incentives for instructional staff.
Goal 3 Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support - To integrate technology into all aspects of the school community, including instruction, instructional management, and administration, and to expand community access to information.

Objectives
  1. Develop/modify policies and procedures for the effective and efficient use of digital tools for instruction
  2. Develop a plan for building digital citizenship knowledge and skills
  3. Develop a plan to provide parent technology training.
  4. Develop a TLC3 communications plan.
Goal 4 Infrastructure for Technology - To establish, maintain and update an infrastructure for technology throughout the district.

Objectives
  1. Provide mobile devices for all teachers and students that include multiple educational features, functions and productivity tools.
  2. All campuses will have wireless Internet access through out 80% of the campus.
  3. Establish flexible finance options to include device refresh.

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