Strategic Plan Approved for 2019-2024 – April 2019

by Kraig Steinhoff, Superintendent

The Oakes Board approved the 2019-2024 Strategic Plan on April 9, 2019. The need for this plan is to guide our District through the transition to personalized competency-based learning, support the flex mod initiative in the high school, plan for funding the ongoing building and grounds upkeep, and support and guide the recruitment and retention task force. The following are highlights from the Plan.

Our Mission:

Achieving excellence by educating all students for tomorrow’s world.

Our Vision:

Our vision for the future is to create personalized educational experiences that will prepare each student to develop the skills essential for their success. These skills include critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. We will accomplish this by supporting our students in their intellectual, social, and personal growth in a community that is safe and conducive to learning.

Our Commitments:

Respect, Genuine Relationships, & Growth Mindset

Strategic Initiatives:

I. Academic Engagement and Personalized Learning,

II. School Culture and Climate,

III. Community Outreach and Engagement,

IV. Resource Management and Planning,

V. Continuous Improvement and Accountability.

Thank you to the following who served on the strategic planning committee: Anna Sell, Brandon Bata, Bill Schmitz, Sonia Meehl, Greg Dobitz, Dani Roney, Shari Christenson, Brennan Hack, April Haring, Deb Van De Venter, Emily Ptacek, Greg Stemen, Coy Awender, Madison Iverson, Jason Paradis, Jessica Sundby, Scott German, and Shannon Jepson.

The complete Strategic Plan is available HERE.

“The road to success is always under construction.” Lily Tomlin