SSL Certificate

Year 1: 2018-2019 School Year

We encourage you to visit this page to learn of WES's progress in implementing this strategic plan. Key activities and initiatives will be noted on a quarterly schedule. 

Summer 2018

  • Hired and began to integrate new counselor and learning specialist roles
  • Developed new Social Emotional Learning Curriculum
  • Developed new Middle School Advisory Curriculum
  • Commenced Math Curriculum Review work
  • Met with Howard University School of Education to initiate partnership which would lead to WES hosting Howard student teachers
  • Commissioned Diversity Direction Consulting to work with the Administrative Team on Unconscious Bias in the Hiring Process
  • Renovated the main playground

Fall 2018

  • Hosted Caroline Blackwell, NAIS Vice President for Equity and Justice, to facilitate training for all faculty and staff on interrupting bias in the classroom
  • Initiated the revision of the academic and social-emotional support models
  • Employed math consultant, Dr. Sandy Atkins, to facilitate three days of math lab sites, discussions, and training
  • Scheduled literacy consultant, Mollie Cura, to visit the Elementary and Middle School grades for two days to work with teachers on deepening their understanding of best practices in reading and writing instruction
  • Finalized plans for replacing all HVAC units on Building A during winter 2018
  • Initiated conversations with three architectural firms around the master lease space

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