The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board supports students to become discerning believers, lifelong learners and responsible citizens.
Check out the 2021/2022 BIPSAW: ALCDSB BIPSAW 2021-22
Check out the ALCDSB Vision- Companions on the Journey: Vision Sept. 2018
To improve student achievement across all levels of achievement and all areas measured (reading, writing and mathematics), a variety of specific and focused measures have been initiated and continue for ongoing success for students. At the school level, improvement strategies include:
Regularly scheduled collaborative Professional Learning Network meetings.
Collaborative Inquiry at the classroom, school and network levels.
Focus on core instructional strategies of accountable talk; rich, relevant and engaging tasks; guided practice and descriptive feedback.
Analysis of student work samples.
Assessment of and as learning in classrooms.
A focus on sharing the learning from student work study, early primary collaborative inquiry and mathematics across the system.
Professional Development has been a strategic focus across K-12 with a clear focus on the four core instructional strategies from K-12, Collaborative Inquiry Learning Alignment of the board improvement plan for student achievement with the school improvement plan for student achievement with classroom plans for student achievement.