Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

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PASCD Strategic PLAN

Mission

    • Inspire educators to lead, learn, and advocate.

Vision

    • Pennsylvania ASCD is the comprehensive provider of personalized learning for educators. We develop tomorrow’s leaders through collaboration and member connections that build capacity. We advocate to support the Whole Child and communicate our stance on policies as they relate to our mission.

Beliefs

We believe:

    • We believe that ALL students are capable of achieving success.
    • We believe in delivering culturally responsive and culturally proficient instruction that includes diverse resources and varied instructional practices to meet the needs of ALL students.
    • We believe in promoting equitable school environments, serving ALL students in a meaningful way, creating a benefit to the surrounding school community.
    • We believe that curriculum, instruction, and assessment must meet the needs of the Whole Child.
    • We believe that shared decisions about student learning and program effectiveness must be based on information from a variety of data sources and diverse assessments.
    • We believe that educators must be empowered contributors and leaders who shape and influence educational practices, policies, and decisions.
    • We believe that curriculum development, supervision, evaluation, teaching, and learning must be dynamic and interdependent.
    • We believe that personalized professional growth is essential to all educators.
    • We believe that educational accomplishments shall be identified, shared, and celebrated.  


Goals:

    1. Improve the structure and function of PASCD committees.
    2. Increase the frequency and quality of communication to both current and potential members.
    3. Design pathways for member engagement and retention.

    Objectives and Action Plans:

    Goal 1: Improve the structure and function of PASCD committees.

    Objective 1A:

    Revise committee structure

    Action Steps

    Target Completion Date

    Person(s) Responsible

    Outcomes/Evidence/Resources

    1A.1

    Identify committees of focus annually at the Board Retreat

    Annually in June

    President

    • Board approval annually of slate of committees and chairs

    1A.2

    Revise PASCD Constitution to reflect 9 standing committees.

    June 2021 and November 2021

    President, Past President

    • Board and general membership approval of Constitutional Changes

    Objective 1B:

    Annually communicate the expectations for Committees based on the work completed during the PASCD Retreat.

    1B.1

    Develop and coordinate a workshop for all committee chairs that communicates the tasks to be completed and timelines for the year.

    November in 2021, Annually at Retreat

    President, President Elect/Past President, Executive Director

    • Meeting held annually at the conference for committee chairs

    1B.2

    Provide periodic committee updates to the PASCD Executive Board

    At each meeting of the Executive Board

    Committee Chairs, President, Executive Director

    • Reports prepared (in approved format) and submitted to the President two days prior to each Board meeting.

    1B.3

    Develop a Committee Self-Evaluation to be submitted to the President and Executive Director annually

    Fall 2022

    President-Elect/Past President, President, Executive Director

    • Develop a timeline for annual self-evaluation for committees
    • Present self-evaluation timeline and template to the Board

    1B.4

    Review and revise job descriptions for all Committee Chairs.

    Spring 2023

    President-Elect/Past President, President, Executive Director

    • Develop a timeline for annual review of job descriptions
    • Present revisions to the Board


    Goal 2: Increase the frequency and quality of communication
    to both current and potential members.

    Objective 2A:

    Revise position statements to take a stronger stance on topics impacting education

    Action Steps

    Target Completion Date

    Person(s) Responsible

    Outcomes/Evidence/Resources

    2A.1

    Review and revise position statements

    April 2022

    Advocacy Committee Chair, President, Executive Director

    • Advocacy Committee reviews and revises the position statements
    • Statements are worded more strongly to take a stance on topics

    2.A.2

    Board approval of revised position statements

    April 2022

    Advocacy Committee Chair, President, Executive Director

    • Board approval of revised position statements

    Objective 2B:

    Develop a toolkit for new PASCD Board Members to orient them to their role on the Board.

    Action Steps

    Target Completion Date

    Person(s) Responsible

    Outcomes/Evidence/Resources

    2B.1

    Create an online toolkit for orientation of Board Members in the approved Learning Management System

    June 2022

    Strategic Planning Chair, President, Executive Director

    • Toolkit goes live for new Board Members

    Objective 2C:

    Improve communication with current members

    Action Steps

    Target Completion Date

    Person(s) Responsible

    Outcomes/Evidence/Resources

    2C.1

    Review data from marketing consultant to determine the best modes and timing for communications

    April 2022

    President, Executive Director

    • Monthly meetings with consultants
    • Recommendations to improve communication presented to Board
    • Marketing communications

    2C.2

    Investigate additional modes of communication including mobile apps, texting, etc.

    April 2022

    President, Executive Director

    • Monthly meetings with consultants
    • Recommendations presented to Board

    2C.3

    Update the website in a way that highlights and engages members.

    April 2022

    Innovative Learning and Technology Chair, President, Executive Director

    • Include member spotlights
    • Include list of Emerging Leaders
    • Include list of Past Presidents
    • Include list of Award Winners
    • Include list of Scholarship Winners
    • Include testimonials


    Goal 3: Improve engagement and retention of members through building relationships

    Objective 1A:

    Develop procedures

    Action Steps

    Target Completion Date

    Person(s) Responsible

    Outcomes/Evidence/Resources

    1A.1

    Develop an ad-hoc committee to create and promote avenues for members to become more engaged in PASCD.

    Fall 2022

    President, executive director, member engagement committee, professional learning committee, Membership Chair

    • Committee development
    • Committee recommendations presented to Board

    1A.2

    Participating in expanded Professional Learning activities and develop pathways for additional members to share expertise through developing Professional Learning sessions, webinars, etc.

    Fall 2022

    President, executive director, Member engagement committee, Professional learning committee

    • Development of Professional Learning Plan
    • Development of annual timelines, opportunities, and topics for professional learning

    1.A.3

    Develop pathways for Emerging Leaders to become engaged in PASCD during and after the Emerging Leader sessions.

    Fall 2022

    President, executive director, Emerging Leader Chairs, Member engagement committee, Professional learning committee, Membership Chair

    • Develop a list of opportunities for ELs to become involved in PASCD
    • Promote EL engagement at EL workshops and throughout the year
    • Develop opportunities for ELs to be on the Annual Conference Committee

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    Pennsylvania ASCD 
    5110 Sunbury Drive
    East Stroudsburg, Pa  18301
    570-369-3530

    Executive Director:  Dr. Deanna Mayers

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