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District Strategic Plan 2014-2018

To make the most effective use of our efforts and resources, Edmonton Public Schools has developed a Strategic Plan which sets the direction for the District and guides efforts and investments from 2014-2018.

The strategic goals for each of our three priorities respond to students' needs and community expectations, while also laying a strong foundation for ongoing educational and organizational success.

Priority 1

Foster growth and success for every student by supporting their journey from early learning through high school completion and beyond.

Goal One

An excellent start to learning

Outcome: More children enter Grade 1 reaching emotional, social, intellectual and physical developmental milestones.

Goal Two

Success for every student

Outcome: More students demonstrate growth and achieve student learning outcomes with a specific focus on literacy and numeracy.

Goal Three

Success beyond schooling

Outcome: More students complete high school and are connected to career pathways that support their transition to post-secondary studies or the world of work.

Priority 2

Provide welcoming, high quality learning and working environments.

Goal One

A focus on well-being and student citizenship

Outcome: Our learning and working environments are welcoming, inclusive, safe and healthy.

Goal Two

Quality infrastructure for all

Outcome: Students and staff benefit from high quality learning and working environments that facilitate quality program delivery through effective planning, managing and investing in district infrastructure.

Goal Three

Building capacity through a culture of collaboration and distributed leadership

Outcome: Throughout their careers, all staff are provided opportunities to enhance their professional capacity and leadership within a culture of collaboration.

Goal Four

A culture of excellence and accountability

Outcome: The District is grounded in effective, efficient, equitable and evidence-based practices.

Priority 3

Enhance public education through communication, engagement and partnerships.

Goal One

Parents as partners

Outcome: Parents are provided opportunities to be involved in their child's education.

Goal Two

Supports for the whole child

Outcome: Community partnerships are established to provide supports and services to foster growth and success of students and families.

Goal Three

Engaged and effective governance

Outcome: The District is committed to ongoing communication, participation and engagement that enhances public education.