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.
Student Growth and Success
Learning and Working Environments
Communication, Engagement and Partnerships
Foster growth and success for every student by supporting their journey from early learning through high school completion and beyond.
An excellent start to learning
Outcome: More children enter Grade 1 reaching emotional, social, intellectual and physical developmental milestones.
Success for every student
Outcome: More students demonstrate growth and achieve student learning outcomes with a specific focus on literacy and numeracy.
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.
Provide welcoming, high quality learning and working environments.
A focus on well-being and student citizenship
Outcome: Our learning and working environments are welcoming, inclusive, safe and healthy.
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.
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.
A culture of excellence and accountability
Outcome: The District is grounded in effective, efficient, equitable and evidence-based practices.
Enhance public education through communication, engagement and partnerships.
Parents as partners
Outcome: Parents are provided opportunities to be involved in their child's education.
Supports for the whole child
Outcome: Community partnerships are established to provide supports and services to foster growth and success of students and families.
Engaged and effective governance
Outcome: The District is committed to ongoing communication, participation and engagement that enhances public education.