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Aligning district resources and practices to support board policies and priorities; supervision of directors; liaison between the Board of Education and all district employees, businesses, governmental agencies, and the community-at-large. 

Administrative Services

Principal oversight, student management system, district assessment, homeless liaison, enrollment and registration, open enrollment, 4-year-old kindergarten, state reporting, district report cards, continuous improvement team, district data monitoring, administrative discipline and expulsions, and safety/crisis preparedness.  

Instructional Services

Curriculum & Instruction (academic & career planning, career clusters & pathways, curriculum development and alignment, curriculum documentation), Student Programming (Big Hill Environmental Learning Center, English Language Learners (ELL), Journeys (T/G), online learning, Response to Intervention, summer school, Title I), Professional Development (DASD/Viterbo graduate courses, graduate course pre-approval, inservice, new teacher orientation, staff mentoring, technology integration, Learning Improvement Team (LIT). 

Student Services

Special education, school counseling, psychological service, social work, and school nursing.  

Human Resource Services

Recruitment, selection and retention of employees, employment policies, employee benefits, compliance with employment laws, teacher licensing, contract negotiations, and employee health & wellness.  

Business & Auxiliary Services

Budget/finance, food & nutrition services, building and grounds, transportation, and payroll. 

School/Community Relations

Media relations, district website, social media, community flyers for families, school/community partnerships, tutoring list, DeForest "D" logo, Norski Walk of Honor, Framework for our Future, DASD News newsletter, and internal staff website/staff bulletins.  

Food & Nutrition Services

On-line lunch account balance, menus, prices, and free & reduced lunch application. 

Building & Grounds

Learning Information Systems (Technology) Department

Technology learning opportunities, LISD work order system, district acceptable use policies, and library media & technology plan. 

Athletics & Activities

District athletics and extra-curricular activities and facility use.