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Dr. Linda Frazer [ email@example.com ], Director, Special Projects
updated Oct. 1, 2015
The vision of the DeKalb County School District is to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence. Our mission is to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and life-long learning. We are making this vision and mission a reality - every day, in every classroom throughout the District.
Through community forums, focus groups, listening sessions, and more, we have engaged our stakeholders, refined our objectives, honed our procedures, and formulated a robust, highly-structured yet agile and adaptive strategic plan. We are pleased with the progress we have made thus far, and excited about the future - of our District, our community, and, most importantly, the 100,000+ students who daily bring to us their limitless potential.
The District has created performance measures, targets, and initiatives to ensure success in each goal area. A monitoring and data collection process has been developed, and rigorous progress check procedures have been implemented. At the local level, on-going training sessions are offered to all principals in order to support the work of aligning, refining, monitoring, and evaluating the continuous improvement efforts of each individual school.
As a community of learners, we are committed to excellence in everything we do - within the classroom and throughout the District. This continuous improvement process permeates each aspect of our Strategic Plan, and we are honored to partner with you to make it a reality for all.
Targeted Completion Date
|FY16 Comprehensive Review (cross-divisional)||August 31, 2016|
|4th Quarter Division Sessions||August 4, 2016|
|4th Quarter Monitoring Cycle||June 30, 2016|
|Continuous Improvement Planning System training sessions (all schools)||June 9, 13, 16, 20, 22, or 23|
|3rd Quarter Division Sessions||April 14, 2016|
|3rd Quarter Monitoring Cycle||March 31, 2016|
|Board of Education FY16 Mid-Year Review||December 7, 2015|
|2nd Quarter Monitoring Cycle & FY16 Mid-Year Review
|November 18, 2015|
|1st Quarter Division Sessions||October 6, 2015|
|Board of Education Presentation & Progress Report||October 5, 2015|
|1st Quarterly Monitoring Cycle||September 30, 2015|
|FY15 Comprehensive Review (cross-divisional)||August & September 2015|
|Training and support sessions for all principals||July 2015|
|End-of-the-year monitoring||June 30, 2015|
|Regional superintendents trained on protocols, processes, and tools for monitoring school plans||June 2015|
|Quarterly monitoring completed||March 31, 2015|
|Monitoring and accountability system developed and implemented||January 2015|
|Performance measures and targets presented to the Board||December 2014|
|Sign-off completion of strategic plan||On/before June 30, 2014|
|Complete phase 2 milestone||On/before June 30, 2014|
|Begin phase 2 of the strategic planning process||January 6, 2014|
|Board of Education approves the vision, mission, motto, beliefs, goal areas, and performance objectives||December 2, 2013|
|Complete phase 1 milestone||November 29, 2013|
|Begin phase 1 of the strategic planning process||September 1, 2013|
|Select the entire strategic planning committee||August 19-30, 2013|
|Preplanning meetings with vendor||August 19-30, 2013|
|Finalize an engagement letter with vendor||August 6-16, 2013|
|Obtain board approval for RFP selected vendor||August 5, 2013|
AdvancED Standards for Quality [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/strategic-plan/key-documents/advanced-standards-for-quality.pdf ]
Vision for Public Education in Georgia [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/strategic-plan/key-documents/vision-for-public-education-in-georgia.pdf ]
Glossary of Terms [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/strategic-plan/key-documents/glossary-of-terms.pdf ]
Georgia School Boards Association [ http://www.eboardsolutions.com/Products/eBOARDGovernanceManagementTools/StrategicPlanModule/tabid/160/Default.aspx ]
Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement [ http://www.glisi.org ]
A Vision for Public Education in Georgia [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/strategic-plan/resources/a-vision-for-public-education-in-georgia.pdf ]
eBoard [ https://eboard.eboardsolutions.com/StrategicPlan/MeasureScorecard.aspx?S=4054&PID=3976 ]
The DeKalb County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national
origin, or handicap in educational programs, activities, admissions to facilities, or in employment practices.