Towards 2020 Strat Plan Update March 23 - page 10

DIRECTION 7
COLLABORATIVE AND INNOVATIVE FACULTY AND STAFF
DIRECTION 8
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY
STRATEGIES FOR 2014
• Develop a renewed professional development strategy to support new strategic
directions, including the exploration of further opportunities for professional and
personal growth
• Implement strategies to support enhanced collaboration and teamwork both within our four
schools and College-wide
ACTIVITIES FOR 2014
• Included new questions on Professional Development (PD) options in the annual
faculty culture survey
• Senior Faculty undertook collaborative arts initiatives with both the Junior and
Montessori schools
• Developed Wellness Week programs in support of parents, students, faculty and staff
• Implementing “Lunch & Learns” and Breakfast Learning sessions to augment
job-embedded PD in support of IT integration (e.g. Surface Tablet training)
• Included stories about PD and staff accomplishments in Hektor’s Staff Chat
• The Centre for leadership in Learning is continuing the monthly book club meetings to discuss
articles that are aligned with principles of
Towards 20/20
and teaching practices
• Undertake a pilot program of class visitations among teaching peers in the spring term
STRATEGIES FOR 2014
• Develop a communication plan to educate current and prospective families on the definition
of an independent school
• Renew our strategic financial plan and financial planning guidelines
• Continue to refine our marketing strategy and market positioning
ACTIVITIES FOR 2014
• Focused on enrolment pipeline issues, as lower enrolment (post 2008) cohorts work their
way through the school
• Completed a review of marketing plans and an analysis of value proposition and market position
• Update the HSC demographic study
• Develop the framework for the strategic financial plan
• Develop a high level endowment strategy
Visit
the Site
View
SlideShow
Links to Learning and other Professional Development activities
are hosted on campus throughout the academic year.
Visit the CAIS website for a definition of Independent Education,
and details on the benefits of an independent school education.
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