Strategic Goal #2

To achieve the highest level of employee cooperation, trust, and empowerment.


“To lead, you must serve, and to serve, you must listen.”

More Collaborations – More Conversations


To address this goal, I have identified the following priorities:


·        Regularly attend school faculty meetings

·        Visit a school or facility each day – Central Office person will join me

·        Meet informally with each Union Leader, in addition to continued scheduled formal

Labor/ Management meetings

·        Limit Central Office meetings, but develop a culture of “open doors”

·        More celebrations: Highlight individuals from all stakeholder groups at Board meetings

·        Empower each employee to do his or her best work, respecting the training and experience of each employee, thus promoting ownership of each one’s sphere of work