Strategic Plan

Mission Theme 1: Catholic Parish-School Community

GOALS

STRATEGIES

Position St. Clare School for a strong and stable future

Grow enrollment with strategic approach to recruitment and retention (Priority 1)

Provide transparent and stable funding stream to sustain and expand programming

Improve Parent Experience: Streamline communication and ‘asks’ of parent community for dollars and time

Strengthen the connection between St. Clare School and St. Clare Parish Community

Partner with Preschool leadership to capitalize on strength of existing outcomes and cultures in both programs.

Partner with Parish leadership to increase awareness of School Ministry and student participation at weekly Saturday and Sunday masses


Mission Theme 2: Gospel Values

GOALS

STRATEGIES

Ensure access to Catholic education for all interested families

 

Maintain endowment through increased parish and community giving

 

Provide education on the benefits of donation matches to parish and school community

 

Teach and Live Gospel values

 

Promote the development of a relationship with Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit to students and school families

 

Promote and develop positive communication and interactions among students (Priority 1)

 

Expand “All Are Welcome” messaging into a Strategic Inclusion plan that invites non-Catholic and underrepresented families to share and celebrate the power of God’s love

 

Be Christ-like to others: Offer integrated service experiences to entire St. Clare Community


Mission Theme 3: Spiritual & Educational Development

GOALS

STRATEGIES

Support students to live and work in a constantly changing world

 

Expand current STEM curriculum offering at St. Clare as a strategic differentiator (Priority 1)

 

Upgrade existing classroom to modernized science learning space to support STEM curriculum

Ensure that our teachers, principal, staff and families have the resource they need to engage students

 

Ongoing funding of the Professional Development Fund for faculty

 

Parent community is offered and uses education resources


Mission Theme 4: Whole Child

GOALS

STRATEGIES

Strive for excellence by meeting the academic needs of diverse learners focusing on students needing extra support and students needing additional challenges

Align Learning Specialist Resources offerings to meet demand (Priority 1)

Support teachers with professional development in this area

Encourage healthy habits

 

Support Healthy Eating Committee in driving nutritional improvements at St. Clare school

 

Provide learning spaces required for healthy development 

 

Improve facilities to drive strategic goals with targeted investments 

Improve the building through necessary improvements and repairs as needed

Achieve nationally recognized standards in school-based emergency preparedness

Partner with Parish and Preschool to formalize Emergency Preparedness Initiative with work plan and goals

 

Increase preparedness partnerships within SW Portland community