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Goal-setting Process

Structured goal-setting to align actions


Goal setting and tracking helps West Belden students increase agency and ownership of their learning. This allows both teachers and students to recognize and reflect on progress. Longer term goals are usually centered around NWEA scores, though students also set shorter term goals daily through their Personalized Learning Plan.

Student Does

  • Creates goals based on their Learner Profile.
  • Tracks goals in Learner Profile.
  • Conferences with teacher about goals progress

Teacher Does

  • Reviews student goals in Learner Profile.
  • Tracks student progress towards goals.
  • Conferences with student about goals progress.

Technology Does

Provides shared document that allows teacher and student to engage in productive dialogue about goal-setting and tracking.

Strategy Resources

CICS WB Student Goal Plan - Sample

CICS West Belden uses a common protocol for student goal setting. Learn More

Student Example: Goal-Setting at West Belden

Students at CICS West Belden set goals to work towards mastery. Learn More

Class Example: Goal Setting and Tracking at West Belden

At CICS West Belden, students and teachers work together to set ongoing goals for learning. Learn More

CICS WB Overview of Personalized Learning Plans

West Belden uses Personalized Learning Plans to personalize learning for every student. The overview explains... Learn More

CICS WB Overview of Learner Profiles

West Belden uses Learner Profiles to better understand each of their students and help them... Learn More