Opportunity Culture Improving Mineral Wells ISD Education, Rotarians Told

From Mineral Wells Rotary, November 1, 2019

Mineral Wells Rotarians on Wednesday heard how Mineral Wells ISD’s two-year-old Opportunity Culture initiative is benfitting teachers and students in its elementary school classrooms.

Mineral Wells ISD school board member and Rotary program chair for the week Scott Elder brought Travis Elementary School Principal David Wells, who in turn brought with him campus educators Carla Watson, Patti Newsome and Lindsey Wells, who all serve as Multi-Classroom Leaders (MCLs) for the school under the Opportunity Culture program.

Also attending Wednesday’s meeting were Rotarians Dr. John Kuhn, who is superintendent of Mineral Wells ISD, and club Secretary Karyn Bullock, who is the district’s communications director. John Kuhn’s administrative assistant Marilyn Bradshaw attended as a special guest.

The Opportunity Culture initiative, which is growing in popularity across Texas and the nation, aims to impact and improve classroom instruction by creating an atmosphere of teamwork, coordination and communication among teachers within the grade levels and areas of instruction. Wells said in the two years the program has been in place, the district is realizing the benefits through gradually improving state accountability test scores. Read the full article…

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