Student Achievement, Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability
In serving on the Board of Education, Karen has three main priorities:
Student Achievement — By putting students first, we are not only maximizing the potential of each child, but raising the bar, so that each year their learning abilities grow.
Fiscal Responsibility — Ensuring that the district demonstrates financial discipline and effective use of taxpayer dollars, fiscal responsibility is critical to the long-term success of our schools.
Accountability — Building transparency within the organization and engaging the community, District 205 has created an environment where accountability matters and results are visible.
Provide an education that is based on knowledge, innovation and helping all children realize their potential
- Attract, hire and retain inspiring, high performing teachers and administrators
Deliver a strong curriculum with seamless transition and growth from early childhood through elementary, middle and high school to prepare students to be successful in college and vocations
- Adopt proven best practices throughout our district
Link program value to student achievement, track results and instill financial accountability
- Operate disciplined budgeting practices
Increase performance, make progress and be accountable
- Implement a comprehensive plan and track progress