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  • What is Operational Excellence?

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    The district is committed to providing support for the needs of our students and staff by focusing on physical and psychological safety, stakeholder partnerships and communication with our community. The goals within district operations are designed to support and elevate the work toward Instructional and Workforce Excellence. The ultimate goal is always student learning, wellness and success.

     

  • Physical and psychological safety:

    We will invest in programs and services to ensure our students and staff feel safe and supported with an emphasis on building resilience, addressing bullying and substance abuse and reducing self-harm.

    Stakeholder Partnerships:

    We will build and strengthen the relationships with stakeholders in order to create and enhance resources for our students, families and staff to build robust school communities.

    Communication:

    We will work to improve communication across our school community by broadening our audience reach, creating opportunities for meaningful dialogue and lifting the voices of all stakeholders, especially Black, Brown and Indigenous people.

  • Key Strategies for Operational Excellence

    We are committed to excellence by ensuring our practices and partnerships meet the needs of our students by:

    • Reviewing and evaluating safety and security plans and protocols;
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    • Holding monthly school-based and district-wide drills, trainings and tabletop exercises;
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    • Continue training of district-wide and school-based security staff under new centralized model;
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    • Nurturing and expanding relationships with law enforcement and emergency response partners;
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    • Continue providing district-wide training on mandatory reporting for all employees;
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    • Providing all schools with comprehensive mental health supports based on 3-2-1 model, which puts one full-time licensed mental health worker at every elementary school, two at every middle and at least three at every high school;
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    • Ensuring one registered nurse will be at every school;
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    • Maintaining and deepening partnerships with organizations that support student mental health needs, social emotional growth, psychological safety and health and wellness;
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    • Implementing restorative justice practices;
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    • Expanding communication efforts to reach all audiences, including non-traditional methods, community ambassadors and key communicators;
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    • Creating opportunities for all to engage in conversation about district direction and to give feedback that informs policy decisions.
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Last Modified on August 21, 2019