• About the School Improvement Team (SIT)

    The GMS School Improvement Team is built from representatives of our school stakeholders.  It includes teachers, staff, adminstrators, parents and local supporters.  The SIT team represents a wide range of perspectives and expertise from the entire Githens community.  The positions on this team are elected to serve 2-year terms and open positions are filled by election each year. All meetings are open to the public. If you are interested in getting involved please reach our to the chair of the SIT Team. 

    Team Meetings

    Githens SIT meets on the 3rd Monday of each Month at 3:00pm in the Media Center and meeting are open to the public.  Check our GMS SIT Meetings page for a list of this year's meetings and minutes from past meetings of the team.


    SIT Responsibilities

    The team's main responsibility is developing and implementing the annual  School Improvement Plan .  The Githens SIP located on Indistar. and you may access it to read the details of the SIP for the current school year.  Information on how to view the GMS plan is shown below.

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    This yearly plan includes targets and goals for the ongoing advancement of the school.   At its heart, the SIP is designed for the overall improvement and success of every Githens Raider scholar.

    The SIT team also serves as a resource for the school, the teachers, the parents and the principal.

    The School Improvement Team:

    • Builds the capacity of the school to continuously improve in areas of school climate and satisfaction
    • Promotes positive school climate which includes student health, safety, discipline and working conditions
    • Facilitates the involvement of the school community in designing and implementing the plan
    • Encourages, supports and creates opportunities for the involvement of parents
    • Promotes stakeholder satisfaction (students, parents and teachers)
    • Responds to specific school needs