Strategic Planning

Writing the District's story with the help of students, guardians, staff and community members through Strategic Planning.

During the 2017-18 academic year, more than 200 volunteers consisting of students, families, staff and community members, came together to create a new District Strategic Plan with the following strategies:

  • We will ensure that each student is the primary agent in their learning.
  • We will provide expanding access to a broad range of opportunities for all students.
  • We will foster community engagement and partnerships.
  • We will build organizational capacity.
  • We will embrace all cultures with humility and respect.
  • We will ensure learning environments enhance students' educational experience.
  • We will engage families as partners in the education of their children.
  • We will ensure the social and emotional growth of our students.
  • We will imagine new concepts in learning and teaching at White Bear Lake Area High School.

District Mission

The mission of the White Bear Lake Area School District, the community at the forefront of educational excellence, honoring our legacy and courageously building the future, is to ensure each student realizes their unique talents and abilities, and makes meaningful contributions with local and global impact through a vital system distinguished by:

  • Students who design and create their own future
  • Diversity of people and ideas
  • Safe, nurturing and inspiring environments
  • Exceptional staff and families committed to student success
  • Abundant and engaged community partners

District Strategic Plan

Beliefs

We believe:

  • Each person has innate value.
  • Service nurtures both community and self.
  • Everyone has the power to design their own future.
  • Respect for diversity is strength.
  • Integrity is fundamental to relationships.
  • Each person has unrealized potential.
  • Communities with shared goals have unlimited potential.
  • We are stewards of the earth.
  • Learning enriches one's quality of life.
  • Everyone has a right to a safe and respectful environment.
  • Challenge leads to innovation and growth.
  • All people deserve unconditional love.

Objectives

  • 100% of students accomplish their personalized learning plan.
  • 100% of students are prepared for and implement their design for their future.
  • 100% of students graduate.
  • 100% of students creatively adapt to an ever- changing world.
  • Each student meaningfully contributes to community.

Strategies

The White Bear Lake Area Schools Strategic Plan consists of the following eight Strategies:

  • We will ensure that each student is the primary agent in their learning.
  • We will provide expanding access to a broad range of opportunities for all students.
  • We will foster community engagement and partnerships.
  • We will build organizational capacity.
  • We will embrace all cultures with humility and respect.
  • We will ensure learning environments enhance students' educational experience.
  • We will engage families as partners in the education of their children.
  • We will ensure the social and emotional growth of our students.

We act on these strategies in order to accomplish our mission and objectives.

District Strategic Plan Presentations

Site-Level Strategic Plans

During the 2018-19 academic year, each building and program replicated the process to create site-level strategic plans linked below.