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Notes: Vision Planning

January 9, 2017
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 1/9/17
Kevin Greischar, Vince Haines and Joe Breidenbach presented the Comprehensive Plan website to the board members and answered questions. There was discussion on what the next steps will be and who will make recommendations in moving forward with th... Read full story

November 14, 2016
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 11/14/16
Kevin Griescher, Vince Haines and Joe Breidenbach from DLR Group-Gravity Works presented information on the Comprehensive Plan beginning with early discussions with board members on identifying the district’s Mission and Vision to community ... Read full story

October 10, 2016
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 10/10/16
Kevin Griescher from DLR Group gave an update on the comprehensive plan and timeline of upcoming scheduled meetings. He showed some enrollment and building capacity numbers and a few different scenarios to consider. The final document is scheduled... Read full story

August 8, 2016
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 8/8/16
Vince Haines and Joe Breidenbach from DLR Group/Gravity Works were present to provide an overview of the data collected from meetings with community members, teachers and building visits. Data charts on facility condition and educational performan... Read full story

June 13, 2016
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 6/13/16
Vince Haines with DLR/Gravity Works gave an update on strategic planning. The facilitators will begin pulling together the information received from the Community Vision Team, Education Team and Community Stakeholder meetings and begin to form a s... Read full story

May 9, 2016
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 5/9/16
Kevin Greischer with DLR Group gave an update on strategic planning and the progress made during community stakeholders and community vision team meetings. The next community stakeholders meeting is scheduled for May 25, location to be determined. Read full story

April 25, 2016
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 4/25/16
Board President Dick Koontz gave an update on the Strategic Planning process. There was good discussion at the April 19 community meeting and another one has been scheduled for May 4 at 9:30 in the Fine Arts Center at Bethel College. Dick has cont... Read full story

April 11, 2016
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 4/11/16
Board President Dick Koontz gave an update on the Strategic Planning process. Board members discussed the expectations of the process and what the final end result will be. To increase participation for the Community Vision Team, they suggested th... Read full story

Update March 23, 2016
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 3/23/16
Vince Haines reported on the strategic planning discussions from recent meetings with the educators, community vision team and community at large. Work continues on defining the district’s mission and vision and moving forward through the co... Read full story

February 24, 2016
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 2/24/16
Comprehensive Planning (Previously Known as Strategic Planning)
On February 24, 2016, the Board of Education met with representative from DLR Group and Gravity Works to continue the development of a comprehensive (strategic) plan for th... Read full story

December 14, 2015
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 12/14/15
The Visioning and Strategic Planning Process is moving forward. On the evening of Monday, December 14, the Board and 19 of the invited community members met with Lester Limon to begin reviewing the fields of inquiry.

Mr. Limon reviewed the... Read full story

November 9, 2015
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 11/9/15
The Board of Education, at its Monday, November 9 meeting, continued in the process of developing a vision for USD 373. After a great deal of discussion, board members settled on three fields of inquiry: Teaching and Learning, Relationships, and A... Read full story

October 26, 2015
Posted by: USD 373 Admin Published: 10/26/15

BOE Begins Strategic Planning Process


The Board of Education has begun its work on a strategic plan that will guide the work of the district for many years to come. 


At the October 26 meeting, board me... Read full story