Academic Achievement

  • Focus on the Four Pillars of Success
  • Aggressively attract and retain exemplary staff
  • Provide quality professional development to encourage and ensure growth

Communication and Collaboration

  • Ensure everyone is treated with courtesy and professionalism.
  • Use a variety of outlets to reach our parents and patrons
  • Actively involve our community partners
  • Expand opportunities for parental engagement


Independence School District
Board of Education Goals

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Ensure sufficient fund balances exist to withstand financial difficulties
  • Create and support long-range facilities plan
  • Continue transparent fiscal reporting
  • Maintain procedures to ensure fiscal accountability

Legislative Advocacy

  • Educate and inform federal, local, and state officials
  • Develop an annual legislative platform
  • Inform patrons and employees of legislative issues