USD 211 Mission “Unified School District 211 provides a quality learning experience for every child in every classroom everyday.”
To Help Meet that Mission… SWOT Analysis Identify Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats Identify broad goals for coming years o Strategies for accomplishing each goal o Objectives for implementing strategies o Action Plans for meeting each objective
Strengths POSITIVE aspects INTERNAL to an organization that can be capitalized upon to help the organization meet its mission. Weaknesses NEGATIVE aspects INTERNAL to an organization that should be reduced to help the organization meet its mission. Opportunities POSITIVE elements EXTERNAL to an organization that can be capitalized upon to help the organization meet its mission. Threats NEGATIVE elements EXTERNAL to an organization that should be guarded against to help the organization meet its mission.
Brainstorming… Help us list strengths and opportunities… Help us list weakness and threats… PROCESS: We will list items on flip charts for future reference.
With the Mission, Scan and SWOT in Mind… Goals: A future situation to be achieved through focusing of organizational resources. Objective: A general approach for accomplishing the Goal, and often an array of Objectives are pursued to help ensure the Goal is realized. Strategic Action: Specific, concrete activities by individuals or teams that will accomplish an Objective.
Brainstorming… What are some major issues that USD 211 needs to address… What goals should USD 211 undertake… PROCESS: We will list items on flip charts. This is an iterative process and can be quite messy. That is OK!
Next Step… PROCESS: Get up, review the goals that the group has determined to be important. Using the stickers provided, indicate which goals are PRIORTITIES for you. Then take a break! We will tabulate the results