As the Board of Education prepares to consider final adoption of Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ new five-year Strategic Plan next month, the school system is turning to parents, students, employees, and community members one more time for input.
A draft of the plan is posted online at www.aacps.org/strategicplan2018, along with a link for feedback on the values, strategies, and metrics that will be used to guide the school system over the next five years.
AACPS gathered input from a bevy of constituent groups over the last year, including at four public forums, to help fashion the plan. The Board reviewed the plan and provided further input at its December 6, 2017, meeting.
Feedback can be left through a link on the website through noon on February 5, 2018. All feedback will be provided to Board members.
The Board is expected to consider the plan again at its February 7, 2018, meeting.
The pages featuring information on the Strategic Plan can be translated into a number of languages by using the Google Translate button on the top right of the website.
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