Fulfilling the Promise - Strategic Directions 2010-2015
In September, 2009, the Halton Catholic District School Board initiated a Strategic Planning and Renewal Process. The initiative anticipated the requirement for school boards to develop multi-year plans as required through amendments to the Education Act (Bill 177), and provided a mechanism to address the Board’s long-term needs, specifically in regards to growth and change.
An extensive and comprehensive consultative process for community engagement solicited the input of parents, students, staff, and members of our broader community, and in June 2010, the Board approved Fulfilling the Promise: Strategic Directions for 2010-2015. The multi-year plan identified specific outcome measures, and three broad areas of focus – Achieving, Believing, Belonging.
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Progress to Date
Over the course of the 2012-2013 school year, a series of Strategic Plan Outcome Monitoring Reports were presented to the Board of Trustees, highlighting each of the Desired Outcomes identified and approved by the Board in 2010. The format of the Strategic Plan Outcome Monitoring Reports is based on a Results Based Accountability framework. Within the framework we identify: outcomes to be achieved, indicators of success, story behind the baseline, what works (links to research evidence), strategies to be undertaken to turn the curve on our results, and existing programs and initiatives which will support our efforts.
The Director's Annual Report to the Community highlights some of the progress the Board has made towards achieving its strategic objectives in the previous school year.
2012-2013 Outcome Monitoring Reports
Outcome Monitoring Report No. 1
BELONGING: Employee Engagement
Outcome Monitoring Report No. 2
ACHIEVING: Remaining at the Top - EQAO
Outcome Monitoring Report No. 3
BELONGING: Parent Engagement
Outcome Monitoring Report No. 4
ACHIEVING: Responsive to the Needs of All Students
Outcome Monitoring Report No. 5
BELIEVING: Staff and Students Model the Faith
Outcome Monitoring Report No. 6
ACHIEVING: 21st Century Learning Environments
Outcome Monitoring Report No. 7
BELONGING: Increased Student Retention
Outcome Monitoring Report No. 8
BELIEVING: Students Know the Foundations & Teachings of the Catholic Faith
Next Steps - System Priorities 2013-2014
Our Strategic Plan establishes the broad priorities that will continue to guide our system year to year. The Board annually identifies specific system priorities that are determined to be essential developmental steps in this multi-year process. While the specific system priorities change annually as specific initiatives are launched, developed and brought to natural completion, the broad directions remain constant, providing the stability required for the system to maintain the sustained focus necessary to attain our goals.
View the 2013-2014 System Priorities.