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About the Process and How to Get Involved

The outcomes for this process are: 

  1. To understand the strategic planning process: what, why and how
  2. To provide a status report on progress made on the LSD Five Year Strategic Plan
  3. To provide a space for participants to dream, to engage, and to imagine what could be
  4. To provide direction about what the District should start doing, stop doing, and keep doing

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"Review, Revision, and Recommitment Process "

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How you can get involved

1. Visit the “Strategic Planning Portal” on the district website. You are here! See links to the left on this page for information areas.

2. Participate in the "Strategic Planning Survey 2012." (survey closed March 12)

3. Attend Kick-off meeting on February 8 to hear the State of the District.

4. Attend one of the site meetings to provide input. See schedule to right of this page.

5. Attend Board meetings to hear proposed revisions, give feedback. See schedule to the right of this page.

Committee Members


# Representative Name, Site Represented
1 Superintendent Fred Brill
3 Cabinet Rachel Zinn
Lenee Cadotte
John Egnor
2 Governing Board Members Teresa Gerringer
Art Kapoor
2 Principals David Schrag
Wendy Patterson
5 Teachers (chosen by site)

Judy Zenoni, Burton Valley
Kim Stern, Happy Valley
Dana Chohlis, Lafayette
Debbie Deitch, Springhill
Katie Pitts, Stanley

2 Classified Staff (chosen by CSEA) Marsha Dahl
Kathleen Comstock
5 Parents (chosen by each site parent organization) Dawn Brightbill, Burton Valley
Lisa Shepherd, Happy Valley
Rachel Berkowitz, Lafayette
Beth Hutson, Springhill
Becky Kenney, Stanley
1 Parent of a child with special needs Shelly Hamalian
1 Parent of an English language learner Rene Sanchez
3 Community Representatives Cassie Nevin, LPIE
Don Tatzin, Lafayette City Council
Jay Lifson, Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
1 High School Representative Aida Glimme, AHS Principal
1 Consultant Babs Kavanaugh
27 Total  

Meeting Schedule

2/1 12:00 - 4:00 PM Strategic Planning Committee: State of the State; Visioning; Environmental Scan
2/8 6:00 - 7:30 PM @ Stanley MUR: Governing Board special meeting Community Kick-off meeting: State of the District; Review Planning Process (Regular Board meeting to follow at 7:30 PM)
2/15 4:00 - 5:30 PM: BVE teacher meeting to gather input
2/15 7:00 - 9:00 PM: BVE community meeting to gather input
2/21 4:00 - 5:30 PM: HVE teacher meeting to gather input
2/21 7:00 - 9:00 PM: HVE community meeting to gather input
2/22 4:00 - 5:30 PM: STA teacher meeting to gather input
2/22 7:00 - 9:00 PM: STA community meeting to gather input
2/28 4:00 - 5:30 PM: LAF teacher meeting to gather input
2/28 7:00 - 9:00 PM: LAF community meeting to gather input
2/29 4:00 - 5:30 PM: SPR teacher meeting to gather input
2/29 7:00 - 9:00 PM: SPR community meeting to gather input
3/22 Strategic Planning Committee reviews input; identifies major themes/tensions, summarizes and synthesizes
3/28 4:00 PM @ D.O. Board Room: Governing Board study session (development of proposed revisions to strategic plan)
4/11 6:00 - 7:30 PM @ Stanley MUR: Governing Board special meeting (provides revision and relevant research to support recommendations); more community input (Regular Board meeting to follow at 7:30 PM)
5/9 7:00 PM: Governing Board regular meeting: Tentative adoption of Strategic Plan (may need more information/further revision)
5/23 6:00 PM: Governing Board special meeting (if necessary): Adopt Strategic Plan and Implementation Plan