ERIC Number: ED394618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education 1993 Annual Report.
Virgin Islands of the United States Dept. of Education, St. Thomas.
The Virgin Islands Department of Education represents one of the largest consolidated school districts in America, with 34 public schools serving 23,000 students. This annual report is designed to illustrate the many programs under the umbrella of the Virgin Islands Department of Education. The theme for 1993 is "The Year of Assessment," reflecting an awareness of the importance of standards and achievement measures. The Virgin Islands Department of Education operates under a comprehensive strategic plan which includes a holistic educational approach; collaboration between agencies and the public sector; partnerships and alliances with parents, teachers, and students; and networks with national organizations. The report uses photos, news clippings, and statistical tables and charts to present the information. Sections include (1) "Scope, Overview, Mission, Goals, and Objectives"; (2) "Achievements," including the seven goals of structure, learning outcomes, human resources, facility management, marketing and communications, networking and partnerships, and financial management; (3) "School Monitoring Survey"; (4) "Department Organizational Chart"; (5) "State Agency Profiles"; (6) "District Organizational Chart"; (7) "District Agency Profiles"; (8) "Exemplary/Innovative Programs"; and (9) "Statistical Data," including appropriations and grants, school enrollment, MAT6 scores, SAT scores, dropout statistics, adult enrollment, and vocational-technical enrollment. Also included is a listing and short description of projects undertaken and completed in 1993. (BGC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annual Reports, Boards of Education, Consolidated Schools, Construction Programs, Dropouts, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Facilities Management, Parent Participation, Partnerships in Education, Public Education, School Administration, Scores, Statistics, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virgin Islands of the United States Dept. of Education, St. Thomas.
Identifiers: Networking; Virgin Islands; Virgin Islands (Saint Croix); Virgin Islands (Saint Thomas)