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HARVARD — The School Committee annually puts goals in place it wants to achieve over the course of a school year. Most of the goals for the 2007-2008 school year are still ongoing.

The goals are separated into five categories: policy review and implementation, long-range planning, budget and finance, communication and educational excellence.

Chairman Stuart Sklar and members Willie Wickman and Virginia Justicz spoke about the evaluation at the May 27 committee meeting, since Keith Cheveralls and Patty Wenger were only elected to the committee at the April 1 Annual Town Election.

One of the goals discussed is a review of the role of vocational education in the Harvard community.

“This is an ongoing process,” said Superintendent of Schools Thomas Jefferson, Ed.D. “We still have the opportunity to get out to (Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School) to take a look. Can we have dual enrollment at Monty Tech? It’s not really viable right now because they have one week of academia and one week in trade (classes). But it’s still something worth looking into.”

As for communication with the public and other town boards, the School Committee agreed it’s better, but there is always room for improvement.

“In the three years I’ve been here, this (year) has been the best,” Jefferson said.

As far as public communication, Willie Wickman said the committee is better in terms of sending out newsletters to the residents, but that needs to happen more frequently.