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School Board Updated
on Strategic Plan Revision

April 19, 2013

On April 2, the Plano ISD Board of Trustees heard a report about the school district's strategic plan revision efforts. Entitled "Choosing Excellence / Partners in Learning," the update was presented by Karla Oliver, assistant superintendent for government, community and planning initiatives.

Ms. Oliver outlined the planning process, input of focus groups, community survey and district core beliefs, strategic goals and how the plan will be incorporated into work, trainings and classrooms.

View the strategic plan report slide presentation PDF

The Board of Trustees launched the scheduled five-year revision of the Strategic Plan in August 2012. The district engaged Danny Modisette of N2 Learning to facilitate the process.

A time line resulted in monthly meetings for a variety of purposes such as board training, board and cabinet joint work, gathering input from city leaders and conducting focus groups with segments of the Plano ISD community including students, parents, non-parents, retirees, volunteers, faith leaders and corporate citizens.

As the Board of Trustees has now considered the input of approximately 900 responses from seven focus groups and authored the Strategic Plan according to their priorities as trustees on behalf of their constituents for the betterment of the entire Plano ISD community, the plan was presented in draft form and provided as the focus of a public hearing at the school board's April 2, 2013, meeting. Three speakers spoke during the public hearing.

Trustees are scheduled to adopt the strategic plan at their May 7 meeting. The agenda, with links to supporting documents, is posted on BoardBook.



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