Board Goals Board Goal #1: Hire a Superintendent Utilizing a nationally recognized search firm, the Board of Education will develop a timeline and plan of action that incorporates community and staff involvement to hire a new superintendent by January 2020. Board Goal #2: Be an efficient and effective Governing Board Using a brief self-evaluative exit slip with a 4 point ranking, the Board of Education will achieve an average score of 3 or higher at each board meeting. Members of the Board of Education will maintain or work toward Illinois Association of School Boards' (IASB) Master School Board Member distinction through attendance at state conference, participation in IASB workshops, and participation in a yearly self-evaluation. The Board of Education will complete the Board Development plan as outlined by the IASB to achieve School Governance Award Recognition by 2020. Board Goal #3: Adopt an equity policy The Board of Education will review and be instructed by Board Policy 2:240 and 2:240-E2. The Board of Education will solicit input and guidance from IASB and stakeholders to develop an equity statement and/or policy. Board Goal #4: Focus on legislative advocacy Through the addition of a designated legislative advocacy topic to its agenda, the Board of Education will have opportunity to discuss pertinent advocacy at each meeting.