One Vision: Join SJSD in Planning for the Future
The St. Joseph School District began a community engagement effort in late 2016 with a series of open houses under the label Voices of St. Joe. That process evolved to become SJSD One Vision.
SJSD One Vision continues the community engagement process and sets the District up for continued outreach moving forward. One Vision began with Building-Level Meetings (BLM) at most of the SJSD schools this spring.
Information learned at the building meetings was given to a District-wide Citizen Task Force that began work in late spring to develop a proposal to be presented to the Board of Education in July or August for a possible ballot initiative.
There are three primary objectives for the SJSD One Vision program:
- It is important for parents and community members to understand the progress the District has made over the last few years despite very challenging and, in some cases, tumultuous times.
- Parents and community members must get a good idea the financial challenges facing the District in the future.
- It is imperative that the District hear from parents and community members. We need to hear their expectations of the District and our schools in the future. That feedback and input will determine recommendations that will be made to the Board of Education later this summer.
In addition to the building-level meetings, SJSD planned a series of town hall meetings and school finance informational sessions.
Click here for the latest on the progress of the task force.
Questions about One Vision? Reach out to the communications office at 816-671-4000.