This paper examines the organizational planning process and its potential contribution as a method of facilitating a school system’s ability to adapt to its changing environment. After reviewing the literature on educational planning and discussing several different planning models, the author concludes that the educational planning process could be a useful complement to the existing decision-making style of the North York (Ontario) Board of Education.
What Will You Learn?
- To define strategic planning and determine the rationale for developing strategic plans
- To identify the key steps in strategic planning
- To manage the strategic planning process
- To identify internal and external environmental constraints to strategic planning
Strategic planning for public and nonprofit organizations
The strategic planning concept
Initiating and agreeing on a strategic planning process.
Clarifying organizational mandates and mission