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HYA for Boards and Administrators: Strategic Planning
Strategic Plans create a clear and compelling vision for student success.
I am hard pressed to think of any organization that has sustained some measure of greatness in the absence of goals, values, and missions that become deeply shared throughout the organization.
A strategic plan helps move your organization closer to the realization of your optimal future.
Strategic Planning Process
Articulate and document the organization’s reason for being, its aspirations, core beliefs and philosophies.
Mission, Vision, & Guiding Principles
Research and synthesize the current state of reality in the context of the mission and vision.
Research & Findings
Boards/Trustees and Administration
Operationalize the mission and vision into general intentions that reflect the desired future position of the organization.
Determine leverage points and strategies necessary to accomplish the goals while staying true to the mission and values.
Delineate specific steps and timelines necessary to implement each of the objectives.
Strategies & Implementation Plan
Develop the information systems necessary to monitor adherence to tactics and action plans.
Monitor & Evaluate
When is it time to update your district’s strategic plan?
Strategic plans are the unifying wrapper for all goal setting.
“The intimate knowledge our facilitators had of our district, made the training that much more effective.”
HYA offers districts a comprehensive online Strategic Dashboard solution.
A strategic dashboard is a powerful tool for school leaders to tell their story and track strategic indicators and priorities.
Introduce the mission and vision in a multimedia format.
Measure progress towards the vision through key performance indicators and benchmarks.
Monitor implementation of goals and objectives and provide transparency to the board and community regarding progress.
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Updating your school district’s strategic plan is a crucial step in ensuring the continued success and growth of the district.
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A typical strategic planning process runs the course of one full school year.
The key components of a strategic plan include:
- Community engagement/stakeholder satisfaction
- Environmental scan
- Mission, vision, and guiding principles
- Three to five strategic goals
- Strategies (objectives) necessary to accomplish the goals
- Implementation/action plan
HYA facilitates the implement and evaluate phase, including the updating of key performance indicators, for the remaining years of the plan. We provide on going support and help update metrics.