1. Closing the achievement gap – Erica is committed to the implementation of the district’s strategic plan, which includes closing the academic achievement gap. She believes it’s important to intentionally cultivate a culture of academic excellence. She will look at matters through a lens of equity and will answer the question, “Who are we leaving behind?”, before making decisions.
2. Improve community partnerships for our students – Through community partnerships the students will have more opportunities for internships. Erica believes internships provide guided learning experiences for students, and also helps create a strong, healthy community.
3. Post-graduation success – Erica is dedicated to creating more mentorship opportunities through community collaborations. Quality mentoring greatly enhances students’ chances for success.Through community collaborations achievement gaps, graduation rates, and post-graduation success improves.