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Mission Statement 

To inspire and prepare student to learn continuously, lead responsibly, and live purposefully
 
Vision Statement
 
Students will. . .
  • Have the academic, creative, and technical foundation to successfully navigate life's challenges
  • Possess the ability to work effectively and ethically toward reaching a goal as both an individual and a team member
  • Adapt and contribute to a changing world as life-long learners
  • Understand and respect the richness of multiple perspectives and different cultural contexts
  • Appreciate the importance of mental and physical wellness

Shared Values       

  • Respect, responsibility, accountability, empathy, and service to others are primary attributes of character development
  • Best achieved through collaboration, educational excellence is the responsibility of student, family, and school
  • Each student is unique and should be taught accordingly
  • Health and wellness are critical for student attentiveness and achievement
  • Trust, respect, and security are essential for an effective educational environment
  • Each student's education is a worthwhile investment for society 
Board of Directors
Board Secretary: Mrs. Debra Crum
Superintendent: Dr. Jeffrey Matty
Solicitor: Mr. Michael Bonne 
Board President: Dr. Bo DiMuccio
Vice President: Mrs. Autumn Miller
Members: Mr. Jacob Berlin, Mr. Robert Curry, Mrs. Lynn Foltz, Mrs. Jennifer Hunt, Mr. Joseph Kollar, Mrs.Kathryn Riley, and Mr. William Taylor 
Board of School Directors Update
The Wilmington Area Board of School Directors has been discussing strategies to become more effective and efficient in their governance role in the District. Please see attached for the Eight Characteristics of Effective School Boards. (Eight Characteristics) The Board has collectively focused on these characteristics by participating in Board trainings, revamping the Board meeting format, and utilizing BoardDocs which allows for Board agendas and documents to be accessed on-line. In addition, the President and Superintendent have attended a Board President training and four Board members have attended PSBA regional workshops. In coordination with the District's administrative leadership, the Board is continually focused on improving current strategies to better support the growth of the District.
 
January 2016 Board Update
 
At the January 2016 Board meeting, the Wilmington Board of School Directors adopted PSBA's Principles for Governance and Leadership.  Please click here to view these guiding principles for school boards. 
Correspondence
All school board correspondence should be forwarded to:    

Mrs. Debra Crum,School Board Secretary
300 Wood Street
New Wilmington, PA  16142
Phone: 724-656-8866, ext. 6300
Fax: 724-946-8982
[email protected]
Superintendent Evaluation
Each year, the Board of School Directors evaluates the Superintendent.  In accordance with state requirements, the Board of School Directors is required to post the summative result on the District's website.  The following link will provide an overview of the evaluation tool and the Overall Performance Rating of the Superintendent.
 
 
 
300 Wood Street | New Wilmington PA 16142 | Telephone: 724-656-8866
300 Wood Street | New Wilmington PA 16142

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