Glossary of Key Terms

The Glossary of Terms gives school review teams easy access to definitions of key terms and concepts in the standards, benchmarks, and rubrics.  The Glossary helps ensure that all stakeholders are sharing a common understanding to keep interpretations, discussions, and action plans clear.

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Term Main definition
Habits Of Mind
Patterns of intellectual behaviors that are skillfully and mindfully employed by effective people, resulting in productive action.
Health Care Programs
Programs that provide high-quality, cost-effective health services, to employees and their families. Health care services normally include the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.
Human Resource Policies
Systems of codified decisions, established by the school in alliance with or by the direction of the (arch)diocese human resource program office, to support administrative personnel functions, performance management, employee relations and resource planning. Each school may have a different set of circumstances, and so develops an individual set of human resource policies which must be in alignment with the (arch)diocese?s policies.
Human Resource Programs
Programs that provide leadership for the development, execution, and management of highly skilled and diverse workforce that support and facilitate the mission and vision of Catholic schools. This includes the ability to develop and retain a quality administration, faculty and staff, with a succession plan; to improve performance management capabilities and to enhance operational efficiency while developing the technology infrastructure to support and enhance all human resources programming.

Catholic School Standards Project

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