Strategic Plan 2012-17
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Vision, Mission, Objectives & Strategies
All San Jose Unified School District students are inspired and prepared to succeed in a global society.
San Jose Unified School District’s mission is to eliminate the opportunity gap and provide every student with the finest 21st century education.
Objectives & Strategies
Objective 1: SJUSD will provide a high quality and comprehensive instructional program.
Strategy 1.1: Employ an educational system that ensures opportunities and successes for all students.
Strategy 1.2: Accelerate and enrich learning for every student.
Strategy 1.3: Implement a systematic instructional framework.
Strategy 1.4: Implement a comprehensive assessment system that drives instruction.
Strategy 1.5: Implement a rigorous and relevant 21st Century K-12 curriculum.
Objective 2: SJUSD will ensure students, staff, parents, and community are both engaged and satisfied.
Strategy 2.1: Build a coherent system of support for at-risk students’ socio emotional, behavioral, and health needs, including effective partnerships with community organizations.
Strategy 2.2: Strengthen family-school relationships by dramatically expanding opportunities for parent leadership, engagement, and advocacy.
Strategy 2.3: Create, maintain, and rigorously assess partnerships with industry, government, and non-profit organizations to reinforce the 21st century skills.
Strategy 2.4: Design and implement a process that measures, assesses, and responds to employee satisfaction.
Objective 3: SJUSD will demonstrate effective, efficient, and exemplary practices in all divisions, departments, and schools.
Strategy 3.1: Leverage best practices from all sectors, public and private, to define and refine SJUSD practices.
Strategy 3.2: Create a results-driven district-wide accountability system that identifies students’ needs in schools, departments, and divisions.
Objective 4: SJUSD will attract and recruit, support and retain a highly effective and diverse workforce.
Strategy 4.1: Develop a rigorous employee hiring process with a focused effort on hiring a diverse workforce with 21st century skills.
Strategy 4.2: Design and implement a professional growth system for all employees to sustain and improve employee performance.
Objective 5: SJUSD will align resources to the strategic plan and equity policy and demonstrate cost effective budget management.
Strategy 5.1: Develop an accountability system for all managers with budget control authority.
Strategy 5.2: Establish an annual system for validating priorities that align to the Strategic Plan and Equity Policy.