professional learning community will consistently deliver high quality
instruction, facilitate differentiated practices, and integrate character
development to ensure our students are prepared for academic and personal
Martin Middle School will develop self-directed, competent students prepared
for future educational and/or career pathways by leveraging district leadership
supports and expertise to align resources, professional development and tiered
interventions to increase proficiency and growth and improve the student
The mission of CMS is to maximize academic achievement by every student in
- We believe everyone has the right to
be treated with dignity and respect. We
pledge to treat all students, faculty and parents in this manner.
- We believe in Collective Efficacy –
all students can learn and we have the ability to teach all students. As members of the James Martin Middle School
staff, we pledge to fulfill our roles as a proponent of Collective Efficacy on
a daily basis.
- We believe the campus of James Martin
Middle School is a Professional Learning Community. Our Professional Learning Community
philosophy is based on two questions: What is in the best interest of the
student? How does it affect student achievement? We pledge to use these two questions when
making a school related decision.
- In our Professional Learning
Community, we believe instructional time should be protected. We pledge to maintain the integrity of the
school day. We pledge to do so by
adhering to all the rules, regulations, duty, responsibilities and all other
requirements that will protect instructional time while helping to maintain a
safe environment for all students.
- We believe we are acting as a change
agents in a Professional Learning Community at James Martin Middle School. As change agents, we have the ability to
inspire positive change when dealing with students as well as the staff. We pledge to be effective change agents.