Using Student Voice to Help Shape District Plans
Student voice and perspectives isn’t just a ‘nice-to-have’; it’s a must-have. Students have experienced a lot of change and stress over the last 21 months. As school districts plan for the future, it is essential we hear from students and include them more intentionally and deeply. As our guest, Leader Coach Gayle Juneau-Butler explains, using student focus groups for strategic planning has become a key part of the process for the partners she works with. In this episode, listen as Dr. Janet Pilcher and Gayle discuss how to effectively gather and use student input as well as the norms and considerations for these conversations
This episode addresses questions, such as:
- How do I use the voices and perspectives of students to plan for the future?
- What questions I can ask to engage students and help them feel heard?
- What are some examples of how student voice has helped shape the strategic plans of districts?