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Blueprint 2025

Blueprint 2025

2019-20 Goals

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In fall of 2018, Edmonds School District launched a process called Blueprint 2025 to create a new community-driven strategic plan to guide and measure the district’s work.

While the previous Strategic Direction called “Our Commitments” set a tone for the district, it was not very actionable. Superintendent Kristine McDuffy and the leadership team wanted to develop a plan with more specific goals and measurable targets. Dr. McDuffy and her team also wanted to ensure that the new strategic directions were shaped by the community and the students the district serves.
    In mid-October we launched our steering committee to help guide the Blueprint 2025 process. The steering committee helped guide outreach efforts to ensure that the process was inclusive and that we reached as many stakeholders as possible. The group also helped process feedback we received from stakeholders, reviewed initial draft plans, helped draft and edit goals, and narrow the draft plans down to a select few options.

    The work was divided into two phases: Community engagement from October-May and then creation of the plan based on feedback from the community June-July.

    Phase 1:

    • Meetings with stakeholders, including student, parent, staff and community groups
    • Online survey with 1,146 participants - available in top four languages
    • Three Edmonds School District News, community newsletter stories
    • March 11 community wide meeting, with interpreter services
    • Additional feedback form in May with more than 700 respondents - available in top four languages.

    Phase 2

    Kindergarten students
      During phase two we narrowed the focus on the goal and started working on the key performance measures. Based on feedback from the community, overall, the majority of people liked option 1, People really liked the culture of kindness and global readiness, and several respondents suggested moving global readiness to priority goal 2.

      The Steering Committee met on June 19 to finalize the language and start to narrow down the goals.


      Phase 1: Community Engagement (October 2018-June 2019)

      October 2018

      November 2018

      • Steering Committee meeting, Nov. 8
      • Finalize timeline/location for seven stakeholder meetings
      • Identify when to host large meeting and when to conduct survey
      • Student group/stakeholder meeting with InterHigh

      December 2018

      January 2019

      • Steering Committee meeting, Jan. 10
      • Parent Leaders Meeting on Jan. 16
      • School Board retreat on Jan. 22

      February 2019

      Students working independently
      • Online survey from Feb. 25 - March 12
      • Community stakeholder group/Met with CTE on Feb. 27

      March 2019

      • Host community meeting, March 11 at Meadowdale High School
      • March District News community mailer article

      April 2019

      • Stakeholder meeting/DLT on April 9
      • Steering Committee meeting on April 25

      May 2019

      • EAACH meeting on May 6
      • Launch online feedback form
      • Steering Committee meeting on May 23

      June 2019

      • Final Blueprint 2025 steering committee meeting on June 19
      • June District News community mailer article
      • School Board work session June 25
      • School Board intro of resolution on July 9
      • July- August – S360 to start work on design, concepts, etc.
      • Board retreat on Aug. 1
      • District Leadership Team to see draft on Aug. 7
      • Final vote on plan on Aug. 13:
      • Finalize and translate all documents for back-to-school distribution Aug. 14-21

      Supporting materials:

      For latest draft and report, read the School Board Agenda report from July 9, 2019 - Blueprint 2025 Strategic Plan

      Results of the March-April online survey:

      Results of the May-June feedback form

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