2023 Budget Guidelines
The Board of Education is committed to developing a budget that:
Supports the district vision focused on high student academic achievement, social and emotional learning, and access to highquality student centered learning experiences for all students;
Encourages exploration of innovative teaching strategies and learning opportunities for students;
Supports high quality professional development opportunities for staff to encourage continual growth and learning aligned to the district vision;
Supports programs and initiatives aligned to Westbrook Portrait of a Graduate*;
Supports a vibrant, engaging and active school community that offers a wide range of opportunities and experiences in the arts, music, STEM, robotics, humanities, extracurricular clubs, activities, and athletics; and enhanced advance course offerings;
Upgrades, preserves, and maintains schools and grounds to ensure safety and promote an engaging, innovative, and positive environment; and
Provides district resources to support technology - updated equipment and instructional integration to support student learning.
Westbrook Portrait of a Graduate
A Westbrook graduate who is a critical problem-solver systematically and strategically resolves a variety of complex issues.
A Westbrook graduate who is a creative thinker explores existing ideas, products, or designs to innovate and create in imaginative or novel ways.
A Westbrook graduate who is an effective communicator conveys a clear message while being respectful, receptive, and responsive to the input of others.
A Westbrook graduate who is perseverant holds oneself responsible to reflect, revise, and grow through critical feedback and setbacks regardless of the challenges encountered.
A Westbrook graduate who is socially aware recognizes and understands the feelings of diverse individuals and groups with the ability to show compassion when considering norms for behaviors in a variety of settings.
Responsible Decision Maker
A Westbrook graduate who is a responsible decision maker demonstrates awareness of self and others as one considers responsible choices and consequences while making decisions to benefit self and community.