Board approves Strategic Plan updates for 2018-2022

Last night, Nov. 21, the Board of Education approved updates to the district’s Strategic Plan’s mission, vision, values and goals for 2018-2022.  The plan includes the following:

OUR MISSION: The mission of Park City School District is to inspire and support all students equitably to achieve their academic and social potential.

OUR VISION: Park City School District is student-centered with a focus and emphasis on the whole child — our students are safe, supported, engaged, challenged, and healthy.

OUR VALUES

Academic Success: We are committed to engaging all students to reach their full potential no matter where they are in their academic journeys.

Leadership: We are committed to continuous development, accountability, and transparency.

Excellent Personnel:  We are committed to hiring the best and the brightest staff in a transparent and fair manner.

Communication: We are committed to communicating with all stakeholders in an open, timely, and consistent manner.

Community Alliances: We are committed to a culture of collaboration with our community partners.

STRATEGIC GOALS

Strategic Goal 1 (Academic Success): Develop the potential of every student through data-driven and best learning practices to be academically successful and prepared for life beyond graduation. Provide safe, optimal and equitable learning environments for all students and staff.

Strategic Goal 2 (Leadership): Provide district wide leadership that exhibits transparency, clarity and accountability at all times and in all situations.

Strategic Goal 3 (Excellent Personnel): Create a culture of respect for all employees through recruiting, retaining, and providing professional development, while building the district’s leadership capacity.

Strategic Goal 4 (Communication): Continuously deliver efficient, effective, and transparent communication about the district.

Strategic Goal  5 (Community Alliances): Partner with families and the community for  the general well-being and education of our collective student base while including a culture of inclusiveness and respect for the rich diversity of our community.

New Board Member Appointed for District 5

Erin Grady

The Park City School District Board of Education appointed Erin Grady as the new board member for District 5.  She replaces Julie Einhausen who will step down Feb. 5, 2018.

Grady has lived in Park City for 34 years and currently serves as co-president of the PTA at Parley’s Park Elementary. She is a board member of PC READS and  the Figure Skating Club of Park City. For 12 years she served as communications manager for Deer Valley Resort.  

She was educated in Park City School District and is a graduate of Park City High. “My husband and I have chosen to raise our children in Park City and are committed to making it the best community for generations to come,” she said. “I want to look back  and know that I did my part in securing a positive future not only for my children but for the children of Park City as a whole.”

Grady earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Utah in mass communications, with a minor in business management.