Strategic Planning Process

  • Phase 1: Board Call to Action

    • The superintendent presents a proposal for the strategic planning process
    • Board approves technical assistance (TA) partner organization for strategic plan development


    Phase 2: Strategic Plan Timeline Development 

    • The Fort Worth ISD Executive Team identifies strategic priority areas based on listening tour feedback from 2022-2023
    • Identify and develop key resources (data) for each strategic priority
    • Create orientation for Community Advisory Committees aligned to each strategic priority


    Phase 3: First Round of Community and Advisory Committees Feedback

    • Advisory Committees participate in multiple meetings to review District data and define priority needs, goals/objectives, and strategy recommendations that are aligned to each strategic priority area.
    • TA partner organization facilitates meetings and drafts final committee reports.


    Phase 4: Strategic Priority Draft Development 

    • Action Teams develop detailed multi-year plans aligned to priority needs, goals/ objectives, and strategy recommendations from Community Advisory Committees.
    • TA partner organization co-facilitates with Action Team leaders to draft each strategic priority plan report.


    Phase 5: Second Round of Community and Advisory Committees Feedback/Goal Development

    Collect community feedback on the strategic plan draft through multiple avenues, including surveys, community forums, focus groups, and individual meetings.

    Weekday meetings will be held from 6-8 p.m. in each High School Cafeteria.

    • Spanish translation will be available at every Community Meeting.
    • American Sign Language interpretation will be available at the Western Hills Community Meeting. Available at other locations upon request.  
    • Arabic, Farsi, and Swahili translations will be available at the O.D. Wyatt Community Meeting

    Monday, February 26

    • Southwest High School

    Thursday, February 29

    • Benbrook Middle-High School
    • North Side High School
    • Eastern Hills High School
    • Diamond Hill Jarvis School

    Saturday, March 2 

         10:00 am-12:00 pm

    • Southwest High School - In person
    • Virtual Meeting- Please click HERE to access the webinar.  
    • Click Here to access webinar resources.

    Monday, March 4

    • Dunbar High School
    • South Hills High School
    • Arlington Heights High School
    • O.D. Wyatt High School

    Thursday, March 7

    • Polytechnic High School
    • Western Hills High School
    • Paschal High School
    • Carter-Riverside High School

    Survey Deployed to Stakeholders


    Phase 6: Board Adoption

    Fort Worth ISD reviews and approves the Strategic Plan during a public meeting.


    Phase 7: Progress Monitoring and Improvement

    • The superintendent provides quarterly updates on strategic plan milestones metrics, including a comprehensive annual report on Strategic Plan progress.
    • Establish a Strategic Plan Community Council to review and provide feedback on the district's progress quarterly.