This edWeb podcast is hosted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
The webinar recording can be accessed here.
Please listen to Dr. Aaron Spence and Dr. LaQuiche R. Parrott as they share Virginia Beach City Public Schools’ strategic framework, Compass to 2025, a five-year plan focused on six goals: educational excellence; student well-being; student ownership of learning; an exemplary, diversified workforce; mutually supportive partnerships; and organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Developed with significant stakeholder input, Compass to 2025 is a true roadmap for teaching and learning in the school division. Dr. Spence and his team are staunch advocates of equity, emphasizing that every student—regardless of economic status, race or zip code—should be provided the learning experiences and the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to succeed. Equity is embedded across all six goals of Compass to 2025 as the school division strives to help achieve student, workforce and organizational success over the next five years.
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Listeners learn about strategies to address systemic disparities and inequities in order to benefit all students. This edWeb podcast is of particular value to school superintendents, K-12 school and district leaders, and aspiring leaders.