School District of Holmen

Educating Every Student to Achieve Global Success

 2014-19 Strategic Plan
        Vision:  Educating every student to achieve global success.
  Mission: Educate and inspire students today and prepare them for tomorrow by:
Ø   Ensuring that all students learn at high levels
Ø   Developing the following 21st Century Skills: innovation, creativity, collaboration, communication, initiative, problem-solving, critical thinking, leadership, self-direction, responsibility, interpersonal skills, cross-cultural skills, and  computer and media literacy
Ø   Achieving a deeply held partnership with the entire community
Ø   Operating and acting in a fiscally responsible manner while ensuring well-rounded educational experiences
Core Values: We are committed to data driven decision making focusing on results in:

Student Learning

·         Academic excellence

·         High expectations for all students

·         Life-long learning

·         Personalized learning

Continuous Improvement

·      Collaboration

·     District-wide perspective

·      Future orientation

·      Innovation


Visionary Leadership

  • Celebrate success

·         Engage the community

·         High expectations for all

·         Service excellence

Respectful Behavior

·      Honor diversity

·        Act with integrity

·        Be responsible



Long Range Goals

Student Learning:      
  • Provide a rigorous, relevant curriculum and high quality instruction to prepare all students for the future.
Performance Excellence:                    
  • Adopt and demonstrate a district-wide, research-based, systematic, and aligned approach to improvement.
Fiscal Sustainability:                          
  • Provide and sustain the highest level of student learning in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Ensure a workforce environment conducive to high performance and is aligned with the vision and mission.
Customer/Stakeholder Focus:            
  • Engage customers (students and stakeholders) in the vision and mission by listening to their voice, building relationships with them, and valuing their input to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Engage and empower others throughout the school community so that the collaborative efforts of all support the shared vision and mission.                                                            
Critical Questions to Ensure Student Learning
·         What is it we expect students to learn?
·         How will we know they have learned it?
·         How will we respond when they don’t learn?
·         How will we respond when they already know it?