Monday, October 29, 2007

Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon - The Board of Directors met in a work session October 29, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. in the District Board Room.  Present were:


Mat Marr                     )           Chair

Ruth Alexander             )

Heidi Parker                )           Board Members

Amy Patton                  )


Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent

Michelle Zundel

Community Members



I.          Call to Order


The meeting was called to order at 6:40 p.m. by Chair Marr.


II.         Roll Check


A roll of the board was taken and all members were present with the exception of Director Massie.


III.       Interview/Discuss Budget Committee Member Applicants


            The Board discussed the qualifications of each budget committee member applicant.


IV.       Review Strategic Plan


            The Board reviewed the proposed Strategic Plan, and proposed  a process for five-year action planning with annual revisions.  It was also proposed that additional strategies not be added, but a bank of strategies be created for future consideration.


            The Board brainstormed what needed to be addressed in the Strategic Plan.


            The Board discussed the mission, vision and guiding principles, and considered adding a guiding principle.


            The Board discussed the desired outcomes for graduates, and recommended a change in the introduction and that the strategic directions move us toward those outcomes for graduates.


            The Board discussed the Strategic Directions and Indicators of Success.




            The Board called Kate Dickson to discuss next steps.  The following questions were presented:


                        What happens next with the writing of action plans and determining timelines?

                        How does prioritization of strategies occur?

                        How do we communicate back to the community and staff?

                        How will the plan aid in our decision making?

                        How will the plan direct our budget process?


            Based upon input from the Board, Michelle Zundel and Juli Di Chiro will make some revisions in the Strategic Plan document to present to the Board on November 1.


IV.       Adjournment


There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.


Respectfully submitted by Jeanne Peterson, Administrative Assistant.

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