• Threats
     
    More than 70 School District of Clayton parents, students, staff and community members identified the following District threats as part of a SWOT analysis conducted at the February Strategic Planning retreat. Attendees collaborated to identify an overall list of the District’s threats included at the bottom of this page. From this list, attendees ranked the threats based on their strategic priority for the District (below left) and the threats the District can realistically target over the next three-to-five years (below right). These two lists represent the threats that earned the highest ranking from retreat participants.
     
     Priorities among list of threats: Threats identified to realistically target in next three-to-five years:
     
    1. LTFP/Budget Concerns
    2. Kids in the Middle (Need to Focus on)
    3. Stress on Students and Teachers
    4. Supporting Social/Emotional/ Mental Health Needs
    5. Achievement Gap
    6. Doing More with Less Money
    7. Initiative Overload/Need to Follow Through
    8. Addressing Underperforming Teachers
    1. Supporting Social/Emotional/Mental Health Needs
    2. Achievement Gap
    3. Kids in the Middle (Need to Focus on)
    4. LTFP/Budget Concerns
    5. Addressing Underperforming Teachers
    6. Stress on Students and Teachers
    7. Technology Usage
    All threats identified through input from the broader group at the Strategic Planning retreat:
     
    • LTFP/Budget Concerns
    • Kids in the Middle (Need to Focus on)
    • Stress on Students and Teachers
    • Supporting Social/Emotional/Mental Health Needs
    • Achievement Gap
    • Doing More with Less Money
    • Initiative Overload/Need to Follow Through
    • Addressing Underperforming Teachers
    • Meeting Needs of Subgroups
    • Curriculum Alignment
    • Technology Usage
    • Staff Morale/Climate of Uncertainty
    • Tunnel Vision/Not Seeing Big Picture
    • Communications
    • Bogged Down with Assessment
    • Balance
    • Security
    • Self-Criticism/Stuck in Status Quo