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    Annual Work Plan

    Policy type: Governance Culture
    Policy code: GC-6

    The Board will follow an annual work plan that includes continual monitoring and review of all policies, engagement sessions with community, students, and other stakeholder groups, and activities to improve Board performance.

    6.1    The annual planning cycle will end each year by June 30 to allow the Superintendent to properly align internal operational systems and processes. 

    6.2    The Board’s annual work plan for the next year will include:

    a.    Scheduled engagement sessions with community and stakeholder groups and persons.

    b.    Governance process improvement activities, including orientation and training of candidates and new Board members in the Board’s governance process and other discussions by the Board about means to improve its own performance, especially Board member knowledge and skills. 

    c.    Scheduled monitoring of all policies.

    d.    Other events and activities that are parts of the Board’s responsibilities and interests.

    Adopted:
    07/07/03

    Revised:
    05/02/05
    09/25/06
    09/13/10
    05/21/12
    06/24/19 / Governance Process (GP) Policies changed to Governance Culture (GC)

    Monitoring Method: Board self-assessment
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

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    Governance Culture

    Formal portraits of the Lake Washington School District Board membersThese policies define how the Board will operate internally and govern itself to add value to the district. These policies address the Board’s own culture, how it will conduct business, and how members will conduct themselves and interact with each other.

    Board Superintendent Relationship

    District superintendent and two board members during board meetingThese policies describe the delegation of authority by the Board to its Superintendent and clarify the relationship between the two. Organizational performance is considered identical to Superintendent performance.

    Operational Expectations

    Results

    Juanita High School graduates after their graduation ceremonyThese policies define the results desired for our students and what they are expected to know and be able to do as a result of their educational experience. Results policies are based on the Lake Washington School District Mission, Vision, Student Profile and Guiding Principles