the 2008-09 school year, the School Board led a strategic planning
effort for the District. The outcome was the development of the vision,
mission, goals and priorities for the next five years. These will define
our vision of an excellent school district with high student
achievement and strong community connections.
contracted with Decisions Decisions, a Portland-based consulting group
specializing in planning for public and nonprofit agencies. There were
four overall goals for this process:
• Build agreement within the
District about our strengths and challenges, which will help us develop
our vision, mission, values, beliefs and strategic directions.
Develop a clear understanding of our community needs and desires, and
the District’s ability to address them.
• Create a stronger and
more cohesive organization by planning the direction of the District,
putting that plan into action, and evaluating the work that we do.
To ensure that our strategic plan succeeds, inspire commitment and
confidence among our key communities, including parents, students,
teachers, administrators, neighbors, businesses and taxpayers.
students and their success are at the center of our planning process. A
solid plan that we’ve built together will help the District and our
students achieve excellence.
Input and involvement from every
member of the Beaverton School District Community is critical to the
success of this process. Keep an eye on this space for updates and
directions on how you can get involved.