09-23-2008 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #28

Final Adoption of the 2008-2009 Strategic Plan with Priority Strategies


The School Board participated in a workshop on September 16, 2008 to determine the priority Strategic Plan strategies for 2008-2009.  The priority strategies include:

Student Achievement

1.1.1                  Implement a K-12 comprehensive improvement program for every student scoring below grade level and decrease the achievement gap between minority and majority students on FCAT reading and math by  5% each year.

1.4.3 New         By June, 2009, execute unifies communications initiatives that consistently convey news and information to internal and external constituencies, fostering greater understanding of the district.

Safe and Healthy Learning and Work Environment

2.4.6 New         By 2013, every Brevard Public School student will be technologically literate be completion of eighth grade.

Capable and Engaged Workforce

3.1.2                  Establish compensation and benefits at competitive market levels to attract and retain a quality workforce annually.

Fiscal Responsibility and Financial and Organizational Effectiveness

4.1.6 New         By June 30, 2010, enhance controls, reporting, and training related to internal funds, school accounting and district budgets.

In addition, the Board reconsidered and included a strategy for increasing instructional time for students. The new strategy stated below was added to the 2008-2009 Strategic Plan.

1.1.27               The district will increase instructional time for students by 5% by the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.



Approve the final 2008 - 2009 Strategic Plan, which includes priority strategies.

Meeting Date(s)
Consent after Information - 9/23/2008

Authority for Action
Florida Statutes 1001.42

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

Cost Center


Vicki Mace, Director of School Choice

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Attachment:  08-09 Priorities.pdf
Attachment:  2008-09 New Goals.pdf
Attachment:  2008 - 09 Strategic Plan Document.pdf