Mrs. Lynn A. Fuini-Hetten, Assistant Superintendent
Lynn Fuini-Hetten is the Assistant Superintendent in the Salisbury Township School District. Prior to her work in this position, Lynn served as Supervisor of Instructional Practice, middle school teacher, instructional coach, instructional support teacher and assistant principal in the district. In her current role, Lynn is responsible for professional learning for all staff, supporting curriculum development, supervising the district’s virtual learning academy (VAST), and managing federal programs. Lynn has been an integral part in the success of Salisbury’s 1:1 teaching and learning initiative – Teaching and Learning 2020 (TL2020). As a result of her work in the area of professional development, Salisbury Township School District was recently recognized nationally as a Project RED Signature District and an Apple Distinguished Program. Lynn was recognized in 2013-14 with a mini-grant from LearningForward PA to provide professional development focused on leading the implementation of PA Core Standards for the administrative team. Lynn received a BS and an MS in elementary education from Kutztown University, principal certification from Penn State University, instructional technology certification from Kutztown University and is currently pursing a doctorate in educational leadership from Wilkes University. Lynn has taught undergraduate course at DeSales University. In May 2014 Lynn received the Wanda McDaniel Award from the Women’s Caucus of PASA (Pennsylvania’s Association of School Administrators.) Lynn is active in PASA through serving as PASA Professional Development Committee member and a PASA Women’s Caucus Executive Board member to BIO. Follow Lynn on Twitter@lfuinihetten or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent Goals
Goals (Time frame: August 2017 - May 2018)
#1: Instruction: Teaching and Learning
GOAL: Build capacity of stakeholders (school leaders, teachers, instructional assistants, parents and students) to deepen their understanding and realization of the Portrait of A Graduate and Belief Statements about Learning.
- Share progress on the implementation of the vision for learning with stakeholders (Opening Day Convocation, Open House presentations, Parent meetings, Monthly Board Updates)
- Agendas which detail direct instruction for building leadership teams through Leading #YourSalisbury
- Develop resources for principals to use during building-level professional learning
- Support teachers and leaders in the collection and analysis of data (including Clarity Survey) in which to identify focus areas for Leading #YourSalisbury action plans
- Share features on Salisbury Falcon Network (SFN-TV)
- Engage student voice in transformation (SSAC, focus groups, interviews, etc.)
- Provide monthly verbal and/or written updates (at Board/Committee meetings and in Board communications) on the professional development and work of building leadership teams to build the capacity of the staff to realize the vision
- Model open-walled education through development and mentoring of unpaid student intern in the area of Social Media and Advocacy
- Present publicly, with other stakeholders, at the Curriculum & Technology Committee meeting, May 2018
#2: Advocacy: Telling Our Story at the National, State, Local Levels
GOAL: Create a public narrative focused on telling the story of our progress to provide the best learning opportunities and conditions for all of our learners to success in and beyond formal K-12 education.
- Develop and facilitate the Student Social Media Advisory Council
- Advocate for the #lovepubliceducation campaign
- Advocate for the quality public education occurring in Salisbury through video clips/photos and tweet to #YourSalisbury, #lovepubliceducation and state/federal representatives/senators, where appropriate
- Schedule bi-annual visits with representatives/senators and/or their staff
- Collaborate with other stakeholders, including students, to share the District story at local, regional and national conferences
- Meet with PSBA Member Services to learn more about advocacy opportunities at the state level
- Participate in the AASA Advocacy Conference for professional learning
- Participate in PASA Advocacy opportunities, as they develop
- Invite representatives/senators into schools and events
- Publicize work through Salisbury Falcon Network (SFN-TV)
- Utilize our membership in the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce to leverage learning opportunities for students (internships, projects)
- Share “Call to Action” items, as they develop throughout the year, with stakeholders through Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, and SalisburySD.US)
- Share important advocacy issues with parents through PTA/PTO/Coffee and Conversations
#3: Action Research Project: Learner-Center`ed Leadership
GOAL: Pursue a “passion project” supporting the District’s shift to learner-centered environments.
- Develop partnership with Education Reimagined and produce the Shift Your Paradigm podcast
- Post Shift Your Paradigm podcast episodes on a bi-weekly basis
- Share reflective blog posts that include takeaways, connections to practice, questions to consider, and next steps for Salisbury
- Regularly share our learning throughout the year with leadership team and Leading #YourSalisbury building leadership teams
- Participate in Pioneer Lab Training supported by Education Reimagined, along with other stakeholders
- Participate with national learner-centered leaders in book studies and other learning opportunities coordinated by Education Reimagined.
Assistant Superintendent's Goals 2016-17#1: Instruction: Teaching and LearningGOAL: Build capacity of stakeholders (school leaders, teachers, instructional assistants, parents and students) to realize the qualities in the Portrait of A Graduate and Belief Statements about LearningDeliverables:
#2: Community:GOAL: Build and strengthen the capacity for community, providing opportunities for the Salisbury Township School District to move toward becoming the hub of the Salisbury communityDeliverables:
- Share vision with stakeholders (Opening Day Convocation, Open House presentations, Parent meetings)
- Agendas which detail direct instruction for building leadership teams
- Publicize Profile of a Graduate and Belief Statements about Learning sketchnotes through blog posts/presentations/student meetings
- Develop resources for principals to use during buildinglevel professional learning
- Provide monthly verbal and/or written updates (at Board/Committee meetings and in Board communications) on the professional development and work of building leadership teams to build capacity
- Present publicly at the Curriculum & Technology Committee meeting, May 2017
#3: Instruction: Data Driven Action PlanningGOAL: Build the capacity of principals and central office staff to gather and analyze data to develop action plans for improved student achievementDeliverables:
- Collaborate with Salisbury Township officials to plan a community event
- Design and offer a series of parent workshops
- Celebrate STSD successes
- Establish the Alumni Wall of Fame
- Continue to strengthen the Salisbury Education Foundation through active involvement and development of opportunities to benefit students
- Continue posting about district related events and activities on SalisuburySD.org
- Establish a Salisbury Graduate feature on the blog SalisburySD.US
- Promote the new District/Community RCN Cable Channel
- Promote the Annual Art Show as a community event 2
- Maintain Communication
- Implement updated District/Building websites
- Analyze the use of various social media tools among various stakeholder groups
- Promote use of Twitter and Instagram among staff to tell the story of our schools and classrooms
- Implement a family/staff exit survey/entrance survey, Reflect on results to change practice.
- Continue Coffee & Conversation meetings with parents/community members
- Distribute electronic Fact Card to the Salisbury community including realtors
- Analyze current resources/practices around data
- Meet with building leaders to introduce processes and protocols for data analysis using multiple data sources
- Include data driven action planning as a monthly conversations with principals
Provide monthly verbal and/or written updates (at Board/Committee meetings and in Board communications) on the progress of building action plans
Assistant Superintendtent's Goals 2015-16
Goals (Time frame: January - June 2016):
Instruction: Teaching and Learning (MET) - Develop a clearly articulated vision of classrooms in 2020: meetings/focus groups with representative stakeholders including teachers, students, parents and community; professional development session with diverse teacher group
Deliverable: Monthly updates (at Curriculum Meetings) on the vision development process and progress. Agendas from professional development sessions, Public Vision presentation at the Curriculum & Technology Committee meeting - May 23, 2016.
Communication (MET) - Increase communication with Salisbury Township stakeholders.
Deliverables: Attendance at school/district events, Fact card for Realtors, Blog Posts, Agendas for meetings with Realtors, Updated information about SEF on website, Increasing visibility of Salisburysd.us, Information packet for new residents)
Community (MET) - Develop a clearly articulated action plan to promote Salisbury Township School District as the hub of the Salisbury community.
- Deliverable: Monthly verbal and written updates (at Board meetings and in Board communications) on community engagement activities and assessments including school climate surveys, Coffee and Conversation meetings, Community Breakfast, District-wide Art Show. Public presentation of the community action plan at the Curriculum & Technology Committee meeting - May 23, 2016.