K-5 Faculty Survey

Pelham School District is gathering information that will contribute to the development of strategic goals which will guide the district’s work in the next three to five years.  Please take a few minutes before February 18th to respond anonymously to the statements and questions in this survey. Your voice and opinions matter greatly and will inform the work ahead of us. Thank you for continuing to make important contributions to the success of our district. 

 

Question Title

* 1. I am a faculty member at:

Question Title

* 2. The quality of my work is well known by my principal and supervisor.

Question Title

* 3. Faculty members' ideas and input are solicited and valued.

Question Title

* 4. Faculty members have a major role in the design of assessments of student progress.

Question Title

* 5. Faculty members have a major role in curriculum and program design.

Question Title

* 6. There is a common standard of program and instructional excellence within and across grade levels. 

Question Title

* 7. Student opportunities for extending their learning  after school and in the summer are rich, deep, varied, and current.

Question Title

* 8. My school reports student progress using multiple measures and keeps a balanced perspective on standardized testing.

Question Title

* 9. Families of our students are treated with respect and warmly included in the activities of the school.

Question Title

* 10. Students with special needs are well served in a highly inclusive learning environment.

Question Title

* 11. Pelham Public Schools build strong community partnerships with agencies, corporations and regional institutions.

Question Title

* 12. The faculty has a common understanding of rigor.

Question Title

* 13. I have the classroom/professional resources necessary to do my job well.

Question Title

* 14. I have confidence in the decision- making processes of my principal and supervisor.

Question Title

* 15. I have confidence in the decision -making processes of my superintendent.

Question Title

* 16. Internal, school-wide communication is a strength.

Question Title

* 17. Communication with parents is a strength of our school.

Question Title

* 18. My professional opinions and suggestions are welcomed and respected by my supervisor.

Question Title

* 19. High-quality learning experiences for faculty members are a pillar of our professional work.

Question Title

* 20. Technology (hardware and software)  for my professional use is current and meets my professional needs.

Question Title

* 21. Technology for educators is readily available and dependable.

Question Title

* 22. Technology for students is dependable and available. 

Question Title

* 23. The technology for my students is current and meets their instructional/academic needs.

Question Title

* 24. We use data effectively to inform decisions about program effectiveness, student needs, and goal setting.

Question Title

* 25. Working at Pelham is professionally satisfying.

Question Title

* 26. At Pelham, we hold high expectations for all students' achievement and growth.

Question Title

* 27. My school's faculty and staff form strong networks of support for students.

Question Title

* 28. The culture and climate of my school promote positive adult-student relationships.

Question Title

* 29. I have been well trained in emergency preparation and emergency response protocols.

Question Title

* 30. Pelham is highly inclusive and the adults model true appreciation and understanding of the diverse needs of students.

Question Title

* 31. My principal and supervisor fully support continued professional growth in specific and meaningful ways.

Question Title

* 32. My principal clearly and regularly expresses the district and school goals, shares her/his vision for school improvement, and monitors progress closely.

Question Title

* 33. I believe we are preparing Pelham students well for the challenges of the mid-21st century global society.

Question Title

* 34. We assess what we value most in student learning.

Question Title

* 35. We currently have and apply the assessments we need to best design instruction for all learners.

Question Title

* 36. I have confidence in the decision- making processes of district  administrators.

Question Title

* 37. I regularly use multiple measures of student progress to inform instruction and to guide/counsel students.

Question Title

* 38. There is regular professional collaboration to insure a common standard of program delivery and instructional excellence.

Question Title

* 39. In my school, we are  as focused on the social and emotional well-being of students as we are on their academic achievement.

Question Title

* 40. The professional learning experiences provided by the district are applicable to my work and of high quality.

Question Title

* 41. The curriculum I teach is current and aligned with professional standards.

Question Title

* 42. Pelham students experience a strong emphasis on critical and creative thinking skills.

Question Title

* 43. Students in my classes learn to work collaboratively.

Question Title

* 44. Expectations for Pelham students are high and appropriate for all learners.

Question Title

* 45. I can raise questions, concerns, and recommendations and have them considered and responded to by school and district administrators.

Question Title

* 46. . Diversity is highly valued and respected in my school. 

Question Title

* 47. The culture and climate of my school make adults and students feel safe, secure, and respected.

Question Title

* 48. Intellectual curiosity, persistence, and perseverance are emphasized in the teaching and learning process.

Question Title

* 49. When a student makes a poor behavior choice, the behavior is addressed, fair discipline is administered if necessary and there is a teaching/counseling component so that the student can learn to make better choices. 

Question Title

* 50. I feel prepared to identify and confront bullying and harassment between or among pupils.

Question Title

* 51. Within the district, I am treated with respect as a Pelham educator. 

Question Title

* 52. As a faculty member in Pelham, I am expected to be a career-long learner and to model learning for students. 

Question Title

* 53. The three best things about my school are: (Please do not include any names.) 

Question Title

* 54. Three things that need to be improved are: (Please do not include any names.)

Question Title

* 55. If I were setting the district's strategic goals for the next three to five years, I would focus on these three areas:

T