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Strategic plan

Student art work of a piglet sitting on a window sill

 

Letter from the Chair of the Board October 2016

January 2010 - January 2015

Vision

  • A World of Possibility
  • Learning for All

Mission

We will enable and empower our students to learn and achieve to their fullest potential by:
  • Providing specialized integrated programming and technology
  • Partnering and collaborating to build expertise
  • Acting as a key resource and leader in education

Values

  • Respect
  • Caring
  • Equity
  • Excellence
  • Accountability

Key Strategic Priorities

  1. Excellence in education
    • Know our students well and, through comprehensive assessment, understand how they learn
    • Establish challenging and realistic goals for our students through team collaboration involving home, community and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
    • Ensure student success throught effective programs and strategies
  2. Empowered employee community
    • Promote open, honest and respectful lines of communication
    • Facilitate professional growth through learning and leadership opportunities
    • Share expertise and learn from each other
  3. Strong partnerships
    • Encourage communication and involvement between home and school
    • Strengthen and establish internal and external partnerships
    • Promote community outreach
  4. Effective research
    • Ensure research - informed practice guides our work
    • Support a research partnership with Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and other external organizations
    • Develop our own action initiatives
  5. Accountability and governance
    • Define roles and responsibilities of staff and members of the Board
    • Ensure the Board of Trustees maintains responsibility for finances and governances of the School Authority
    • Ensure that school staff are accountable and committed to our governance poliicies