What we don’t confront we condone.
The skills that students need to be successful after school ends are rapidly changing. What it means to be career-ready tomorrow, will look different in 2025. To best support students for the future, leaders and community members in Oak Ridge School District have made a collective commitment to advance their strategic plan and include a focus on college, career and life success. Listen as Dr. Bruce Borchers shares how his district aligns its Portrait of a Graduate from Pre-K to Graduation using the district’s strategic plan.
This episode answers questions such as:
- How can school districts discover what the community desires for its students?
- What has brought unity and clarity to strategic planning in this district?
- Why is it that adults need to change rather than students?
Featured Episode Resources
OAK RIDGE SCHOOLS | PORTRAIT OF A GRADUATE
Oak Ridge schools made a collective commitment to advance its strategic plan beyond 2020. From pre-k to high school and into life, the Oak Ridge Portrait of a Graduate includes 7 key competencies of college, career and life readiness.
9P | LAUNCHING A NEW STRATEGIC PLAN
What does it take for an education organization to become a first-choice institution for students? Research, a choir of voices, and 6 variables to deliver maximum value to those we serve. In this video, Brendan B. Kelly, Ph.D., President of the University of West Georgia, reveals a new strategic plan to meet academic excellence in the 21st century.
SE | WHAT IS BOLD LEADERSHIP?
As society evolves, education is always needed to transform to help students prepare for the workforce. Equally so, this evolution creates demand for leaders to respond and empower people on their teams to make a bigger impact. The type of leadership required today looks different than it did a decade ago.
SE | ORGANIZATIONAL SCORECARD DEVELOPMENT
To achieve sustainable results, we must first identify organizational goals. Then, we measure the things that matter to let us know our progress toward those goals. The next step is to align all department efforts with the goals of an organization. This is what gets us results that make a difference.
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