District Strategic Plan

2021-2022 Strategic Planning Process

LCAP & Strategic Plan Advisory Committee
The KSD Local Control Accountability (LCAP) & Strategic Plan Advisory Committee launched this week. We discussed how to integrate the KSD’s new Strategic Plan with the development of the District’s three year LCAP.

All Meetings from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

January 20, 2021: Launch Purpose & Provide Background

February 10, 2021: Review Data aligned to Targeted Goals - propose services, agenda

March 25, 2021: Review Data aligned to Targeted Goals - propose services

April 21, 2021: Review Data aligned to Targeted Goals Summary - propose services

May 12, 2021: Share DRAFT LCAP

Strategic Plan - Board approved February 11, 2020

A two-day planning session began the strategic plan process. Over the course of two days, the school board, parents, teachers, staff, and community members reviewed past strategic goals, school and student data, community priorities, financial realities, and the educational outlook to draft a new set of strategic initiatives that will guide the district for the next several years.

Planning Session Resources

The attached background documents contain factual information about the District, and an overview of the process The Grove will lead us through. In addition, we invite you to read some articles and consider these framing questions:

An appreciation for the life-changing potential of teachers:

  1. Research shows that effective teachers are the most important factor contributing to student achievement. Although curricula, reduced class size, district funding, family, and community involvement all contribute to school improvement and student achievement, the most influential factor is the teacher. What can the KSD do to support our teachers?

2. Why might it be important to look through an equity lens in the allocation of resources in the KSD?Why might it be important to look through an equity lens in the allocation of resources in the KSD?

(choose one of these three articles)

3. How can the KSD ensure that we are adequately preparing our students with the skills to thrive in a 21-century economy?

(choose two articles by Heather McGowan, Future of Work Strategist, Author, and Professor)

4. How does the current pension crisis facing California affect the KSD’s capacity to offer our high quality program to our students now and in the future?

5. How should the KSD prepare for the imminent recession facing California? (chose one of these two articles)

6. Are there examples of California school districts that have had success closing the achievement gap that we could learn from in the KSD?

2018-2019 Strategic Plan