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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

Published: 9/23/2022 8:15 AM

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KDE's strategic plan is built around the three big ideas of the United We Learn Vision: vibrant student experiences, encouraging innovation and collaboration with our communities. Our strategic priorities, objectives and initiatives make the United We Learn vision actionable.​


​​Our
Why​​​​​​ _____________ ​​

Every student is empowered and equipped to pursue a successful future.


Our​​​
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Mission​​

Create broad partnerships to provide leadership and support to ensure success for every student.





​How Will We Achieve This?


Strategic Priority 1


Access and Opportunity


Students have equitable access to opportunities needed for postsecondary success. Educators have the resources needed to provide such opportunities.

Strategic Priority 2


Authentic Engagement

and Partnership


Key stakeholders engage with diverse perspectives to co-create systems that improve outcomes for students and their communities.

Strategic Priority 3


Operational

Excellence


KDE processes promote excellence, ensure quality and strive for continued improvement. This is how we’re able to do everything else!




How Will We Take Action?

Perspectives


The four perspectives are a set of performance lenses that enable strategy to be viewed in different ways. They show how our work builds from internal to external.

Strategic Objectives


Objectives are ongoing activities that further focus the work around our strategic priorities. They remain the same over time.



Initiatives


Initiatives are the specific programs and projects that support our objectives. They can change based on our strategic focus.



Perspectives
Strategic Objectives
Initiatives
​Customer/

Stakeholder


  • ​Improve Student Opportunities
  • ​Support District and School Innovation
  • Improve Educator Access to High Quality Resources



  • ​Deeper Learning
  • Go Teach KY
  • Commonwealth Education Continuum
  • High Quality Instructional Resources
  • High Quality Professional Learning
  • Kentucky Multi-Tiered System of Supports
  • Equity Playbook/Dashboard
  • Social/Emotional Learning Supports

​Financial Stewardship

  • Advocate for Equitable Funding
  • Strategic Spending Determinations


  • Impactful use of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds
  • Equitable Distribution of Career and Technical Education Funds

​Internal Process


  • Engage Stakeholders in Consultation, Collaboration and Co-Creation
  • Promote Operational Efficiency and Integrity
  • Innovative Communications


Agency Capacity​

  • Empower and Engage Employees

  • Innovative Habits
  • Internal Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Work​


                                             
Visual representation of how KDE's strategic plan is built around the three big ideas of the United We Learn Vision: vibrant student experiences, encouraging innovation and collaboration with our communities. Our strategic priorities, objectives and initiatives make the United We Learn vision actionable.


strategic dashoard graphicFind KDE's long term goals and current status on the strategic dashboard.​

Commissioner Glass Goals​

Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education​

​​Karen Dodd
Office of the Commissioner of Education
Strategic Planning and Research
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2102 Ext. 4700
Fax (502) 564-7749
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