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  • CSD Continuous Improvement Plan 

    Glossary of Terms    

    2019-20 Beginning of the year Baseline Data Report 

    Report Card 2018-19  

    Division 22 Assurances 2018-19

    Our Mission: A partnership of parents, students, schools and community dedicated to quality learning and the continual pursuit of excellence.
     
    Our Purpose: All students K-12 are on-track and graduate college and career ready.
     
    District Core Beliefs 
    Champion for Kids
    Expect Excellence
    Carry the Banner
    Merchant of Hope 
     
    DISTRICT GOALS

    1.) Support Professional Growth & Instructional Effectiveness

    • Focus on supporting student growth through an effective instructional program
    • Work in collaboration with administration and employee groups to enhance evaluation, training and compensation systems in order to attract and sustain a quality professional staff for all students within budget limitations

    2.) All students will demonstrate appropriate individual growth in Literacy as indicated by the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP). 

    • Implement Literacy Plan to fidelity
    • All students will be reading at grade level by the end of the 3rd grade
    • All educators will utilize data to inform teaching, learning and leading
    • Implement Technology Plan to fidelity with a focus on instructional technology

    3.) All students will demonstrate appropriate individual growth in Mathematics as indicated by Measures of Academic Progress (MAP).

    • Implement the new Math curriculum to fidelity
    • Increase activities/programs/opportunities in STEM
    • All educators will utilize data to inform teaching, learning and leading
    • Implement Technology Plan to fidelity with a focus on instructional technology

    4.) Colton School District Graduation Rate will be at least 100%.

    • Focus on College and Career Readiness Standards District Wide
    • MTSS model implemented to fidelity
    • Focus on preparing all students for high school graduation and beyond
    • Increase partnerships with local businesses and colleges to promote CTE programs, internships, dual credit options and school to work programs
    • Increase student grade level achievement at each grade level  

     Mario Alba

    Please Welcome Interim K-8 Principal Mario Alba to Colton School District. 

     

    Mario Alba comes to us as a successful and recognized school leader with over two decades experience as a school principal.  He has served as a school leader in Reynolds, Woodburn, Hillsboro, North Clackamas and most recently in Mulino.

     In addition to his years as principal, Mr. Alba served as a commissioner for the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, and is a founding leader of the Oregon Association of Latino Administrators.
     
    As a father of four children and grandfather of eight, Mr. Alba said he is looking forward to working and supporting the students, staff and families of Colton.  "I am most excited about serving a small community where everyone is family."  
     
    When Mr. Alba isn't at school, you might find him cheering at college football games or playing with his grandchildren in the park.
     
    We feel very fortunate to welcome Mr. Alba to our Colton Schools.  Please take a moment to introduce yourself and help Mr. Alba feel welcome!   

    Beth Bytnar

    Please Welcome Speech Language Pathologist Beth Bytnar to Colton School District.

    Beth is a speech language pathologist, who has been empowering children with communication for over 25 years. She has thorough knowledge and expertise in a wide variety of communication disorders.

    Beth received her B.S. and M.A. in Communication Disorders at St. Louis University and received the Ann Carey Missouri State Outstanding Graduate Student Award in 1994 and was a voting member of the Legislative Council of ASHA (American Speech Language Hearing Association) in 1993-1994.

    Beth has lived in the Washington/Oregon area for the past 12 years.Beth believes living in the Northwest is wonderful because she enjoys going to both the beach and the mountains. Other hobbies include singing in her choir and hiking in nature with her dog Siena. 

    PLEASE ALLOW 24-48 HOURS FOR A RESPONSE FROM SCHOOL DISTRICT STAFF. WE ARE BUSY SERVING STUDENTS DURING SCHOOL HOURS AND WILL GET BACK TO YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.

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  • School Based Health Center

    Welcome Clackamas County Health Centers to Colton School District! The Grand Opening for our new school based health center is at Colton High School on Thursday, November 2nd from 9 AM – 1 PM. The clinic will be open every Thursday from 9 AM – 1 PM for students K-12. We are very excited for this partnership to better serve our community. Please see the attached flyer to learn more information about the clinic and how to schedule an appointment.

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