program planning is the act of getting various professionals involved in
collecting good information and then using that information to make smart
decisions about long-range and short-range future changes. You are to develop a
proposed list of tasks for a strategic plan for a specific PreK-12 school
district, a higher education program, or a corporate university. In your
proposal, you need to establish a strategic planning committee made of the
major stakeholders of the school or college (e.g., teachers, parents, school
council, community advisors, etc.).
proposal will include but not be limited to the following essential elements of
a typical strategic plan.
should complete certain elements such as the mission statement while other elements
should have proposed methods for their completion. It is important that your
strategic plan attempts to meet the needs of your organization and conforms to
its organizational structure.
Establish the strategic planning committee
members and their roles.
Create a mission statement.
Create a list of strategic goals and
Determine methods that will assist the
committee to examine current programs and develop new programs.
Determine several possible curriculum-planning
Determine the tools for gathering input
from all stakeholders
Determine the tools for environmental
scanning that can identify potential program opportunities.
Determine the methods that will assist the
committee to collect financial and demographic factors including the following:
o pupil-teacher ratios
o costs of instruction
o attendance rates
Determine assessment of property values per
child or assessment of funding sources.
Determine the methods to generate a system
to monitor progress.
Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.