G-CASE Strategic Plan

 

 

Objective(s)

Initiative(s)

Current Year Target (2018-19)

Action Step (s)

Evidence

Person Responsible

Status

Timeline

 

Goal 1:  To Impact

Legislative and Policy

1.  To Impact State Legislation and Policy

1. Identification of Key Issues

Initiative

 

a. Identify/assign committee

members

List of committee members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legislative Chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual

 

 

 

 

b. Survey to identify key issues

Completed survey results

Legislative Chair

In Process

Annual

 

 

 

 

c. Legislative issue information submitted to Executive Board

Completed position papers

Legislative Chair

In Process

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

d. Publish annual legislative priorities

Legislative priorities publication

Legislative Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

 

e. Develop form letters to send to members of the legislature

Completed form letters

Legislative Chair

Ongoing

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

f. communicate "calls to action" to    membership

Email blasts

Legislative Chair

Ongoing

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

2. Georgia Legislative Day

Initiative

 

 

a. Collaborate with GAEL/PAGE

 

Meetings/phone conferences held between professional

Legislative Chair

Ongoing

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

b.  Distribute information regarding the event to membership

List of speakers

Legislative Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

 

 

Training date

Legislative Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

 

c. Provide information to legislators

Dates for when letters were mailed

Legislative Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

 

e. Follow-up and debrief on legislative day and send thank you notes

Debrief minutes and documentation of thank you letters

Legislative Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

3. Legislative Priorities

 

a. Survey members to establish talking points

Completed survey

Legislative Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

b. Create Legislative Priorities

Legislative priorities publication

Legislative Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

c. Ensure alignment between state and national priorities

Legislative priorities document

Legislative Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

d. Edit legislative priorities and publish to members

Legislative priorities document

Legislative Chair

Completed

Annual

2.  To Impact National Legislation and Policy

1. Reauthorization to IDEA Initiative

 

a. Send legislative team to ELLs conference in D.C.

Registration to ELLs conference in D.C.

Legislative Chair

Completed

July

 

 

 

b. Meet with members of congress

List of members of congress that were met with at D.C.

Legislative Chair

Planned

July

 

 

 

c. Use email blasts, newsletters that highlight state concerns and

Email blasts

Legislative Chair

Annual

July

 

 

 

d. Use CASE materials in state activities

Distributed CASE materials at state level conferences/meetings

Legislative Chair

Ongoing

Annual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goal 2:  Promote

Engaged Membership

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective(s)

Initiative(s)

Action Step (s)

Evidence

Person Responsible

Status

Timeline

 

 

1. To Increase Membership

1. Increased Membership

Initiative

a. Send e-mail blasts to all GLRS directors and advisory board members in each region about G-CASE membership

Email blasts

Membership Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

 

b. Provide incentives like free registrations

List of incentives given for membership

Membership Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

 

c. Send e-mail blasts to GNETS directors and site coordinators

Email blasts

Membership Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

2. Expanded Membership Based Initiative

a. Make announcements at affiliate conferences

Written documentation of given announcements

Membership Chair

Ongoing

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

b. Hold an annual meeting with stakeholders to discuss G-CASE priorities

Meeting date

Membership Chair

In Process

Annual

 

 

2. To celebrate and retain members

1. Member Retention Initiative

a. Gather data on current, lapsed and potential members

Document Summarizing the date

Membership Chair

Ongoing

Annual

 

 

 

 

b. Send e-mail reminders of renewal notices of membership

Email Reminders

Membership Chair

Ongoing

Annual

 

 

 

 

c. Personally contact lapsed members

List of lapsed members that were contacted

Membership Chair

Ongoing

Annual

 

 

 

 

d. Notify retired members of continuing membership,  rates and options

List of retired members contacted

Membership Chair

Not Started

Annual

 

 

 

2. Member Celebration Initiative

a. Send three email blasts to encourage award nominations

Email blasts

Past President

Completed

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

b. Simplify all nomination forms except Lillie Moncus

Update nomination forms

Past President

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

 

c. Provide longevity recognition for members

Certificates given out to members

Membership Chair

Ongoing

Annual

 

 

 

 

d. Solicit success testimonies from members for inclusion in written materials and publications

Materials and publications with testimonies from members

Membership Chair

Ongoing

On going

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goal 3: To Provide Performance-Based Professional Learning

Objective(s)

Initiative(s)

Action Step (s)

Evidence

Person Responsible

Status

Timeline

 

 

To Build the Capacity of Members to Support G-CASE’s Mission

1.     IDEA Compliance Initiative

a.     Collaborate with research and development on topics

Notes taken from collaboration

Professional Learning Chair Research and Innovation-Chair:

In Process

On going

 

 

 

 

b.     Target topics during professional learning opportunities

List of topics offered for professional learning

Professional Learning Chair

On going

On going

 

 

 

2.     Conference Initiative

a.      

Written procedures

Professional Learning Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

 

b.     Hold Fall Conference

Agenda from fall conference

Professional Learning Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

 

c.     Hold Spring Conference

Agenda from spring conference

Professional Learning Chair

Completed

Annual

 

 

 

3.     Alternative – Delivery Training Initiative

a.      

Written procedures

Professional Learning Chair

In Process

Annual

 

 

 

 

b.     Hold drive-in conferences

Agenda from drive-in conferences

Professional Learning Chair

Completed

On Going

 

 

2. To Build the Leadership of Members to Support G-Case’s Mission

1. SELDA Initiative

a. Collaboratively plan with DOE

Notes from collaboration meeting

DOE Liaison; Professional Learning Co-Chair; Professional Learning Chair;

On going

Annual

 

 

 

 

b.  Develop viable mentor list and recognition

List of mentors & recognition given

DOE Liaison; Professional Learning Co-Chair; Professional Learning Chair;

On going

Annual

 

 

 

2. Executive Board Initiative

a. Develop written procedures/expectations for the Executive Board and its members

Written procedures/expectations

President

Ongoing

Annual

 

 

 

 

b. Provide training on  Roberts Rules of Order

Agenda that includes a revisit of Roberts Rules of Order

President

Ongoing

Annual

 

 

 

3.     Advisory Board Initiative

a.     Develop written procedures/expectations for the Advisory Board and its members

Written procedures/expectations

President; Professional Learning Chair; Past President

Ongoing

Annual

 

 

 

 

b.     Provide Advisory Board training

Agenda from Advisory Board training

President; Professional Learning Chair; Past President

On going

Annual

 

 

 

 

c.     Explore ways to expand effectiveness of the Advisory Board

Report to Executive Board

President; Professional Learning Chair; Past President

On going

Annual

 

 

 

 

d.     Facilitate SLEDA mentor numbers and assignments

List of SELDA mentors and assignments

President; Professional Learning Chair; Past President

On going

Annual

 

 

 

4. Teacher Leader Initiative

a.Provide teacher-leader training

Agenda for teacher-leader training

President; Professional Learning Chair; Past President

In development

Annual

 

 

 

 

b. To develop teachers and teacher leader

Notes from collaboration meetings with CEC

 

In development

Annual

 

 

 

 

c. Collaborate with colleges and universities

Notes from collaboration meetings with colleges and universities

 

In development

Annual

 

 

3.     To Build the Capacity of Non-Members to Support G-CASE’s Mission

1. IDEA Compliance Initiative

a.     Use Needs Assessment to identify most pressing topics for professional learning

Results for needs assessment

Professional Learning Chair;

On going

Annual

 

 

 

 

b. Hold at least two professional learning opportunities for non-members (UDL, CCGPS, etc.)

Dates from two professional learning sessions for non-members

Professional Learning Chair;

Ongoing

Annual

 

 

 

 

b.     Explore ways to hold joint trainings with neighboring states (SC, AL, TN, FL)

Report presented Executive Board

Professional Learning Chair;

On going

Annual