School Improvement


School Improvement- The culture behind Nevada’s improvement planning embraces high expectations for each student and is built upon the foundation of the following beliefs:

  • The work of schools is student learning,
  • All children can benefit from challenging and relevant curriculum.
  • Every teacher can be an expert when provided collaborative and sustained professional development focused on improving instruction.
  • Content should be aligned to standards, be challenging, and be relevant.
  • Key indicators of success are achievement/proficiency scores, graduation rates, dropout rates, percent of highly qualified teachers, and adequacy and equity of funding for all public schools.
  • Improvement must be continuous.
  • Parental support and involvement are critical to improved student performance.
  • Effective use of data is critical to continuous improvement of teaching and learning.

    Underperforming Schools


    Title I, 1003(a) School Improvement Grant Director
    Gabby Lamarre

    Education Program Professionals
    Tina Winquist
    Will Killins