MISSION, VISION, GOALS

FSSD poster smallVision Statement

“Excellence in Teaching and Learning for All”  

 

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Franklin Special School District is to foster academic, social, emotional, physical, and creative development in each student; to instill a desire to continue learning; to nurture respect for all people; and to promote responsible citizenship.

The Franklin Special School District will systematically seek to:

  • Develop a community of learners that emphasizes academics along with kindness, encouragement, caring, and compassion.
  • Provide a comprehensive array of instructional programs and experiences for students that focus on all essential areas of education and child development.
  • Encourage collaboration and shared decision making involving teachers, administrators, support staff, parents, and community members.
  • Emphasize continuous improvement and a constant search for better ways of educating students and managing the school district in an effective and efficient manner

 

Beliefs

The Franklin Special School District holds the following beliefs:

  • An excellent teaching and learning environment where success is celebrated is essential.
  • Learning thrives in an environment where differing viewpoints are respected.
  • Everyone can learn when instruction is differentiated to meet individual needs.
  • Every individual is valued and respected.
  • Parents must be actively engaged in the education of their children.
  • Challenging fine arts curricula and strong physical education programs are necessary to enhance the whole learner.
  • Curricula should be rigorous and relevant to real life.
  • Life-long learning is inspired by creating an atmosphere of curiosity.
  • Parental and community involvement is essential to successful schools.
     

 

 
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Upcoming Events

Jul
24
Tue
4:30 pm Iced Tea with the Admin at FIS! @ Freedom Intermediate School Football Field
Iced Tea with the Admin at FIS! @ Freedom Intermediate School Football Field
Jul 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Iced Tea with the Admin at FIS! @ Freedom Intermediate School Football Field | Franklin | Tennessee | United States
Enjoy refreshing tea, lemonade, and freeze-pops as we prepare to start the new year!  Visit, make new acquaintances, and play! Meet us on the football field!
Jul
27
Fri
8:00 am Clothing Giveaway at JES @ Johnson Elementary School
Clothing Giveaway at JES @ Johnson Elementary School
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
July 27 and 28 from 8 AM until noon, a free clothing giveaway hosted by Christ United Methodist will be held at Johnson Elementary School with items available for children and adults while supplies last.Christ’s Closet[...]
Jul
28
Sat
8:00 am Clothing Giveaway at JES @ Johnson Elementary School
Clothing Giveaway at JES @ Johnson Elementary School
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
July 27 and 28 from 8 AM until noon, a free clothing giveaway hosted by Christ United Methodist will be held at Johnson Elementary School with items available for children and adults while supplies last.Christ’s Closet[...]
Aug
1
Wed
all-day Professional Learning Days
Professional Learning Days
Aug 1 – Aug 3 all-day
August 1 – District Professional LearningAugust 2 – Site-Based Professional LearningAugust 3 – Administrative Days 
Aug
4
Sat
4:00 pm Big Backpack Giveaway @ Liberty Elementary
Big Backpack Giveaway @ Liberty Elementary
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Big Backpack Giveaway @ Liberty Elementary | Franklin | Tennessee | United States
On Aug. 4, Williamson County churches and non-profit organizations will distribute backpacks filled with school supplies at the 2018 Big Backpack Giveaway to help students in need.The Big Backpack Giveaway will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at[...]