The office of Strategic Planning and Communications provides leadership in the development and facilitation of strategic planning and systemic initiatives. 

Major responsibilities of this office include:

  • Facilitating the development of the SMCPS 5 Year Strategic Master Plan, and ensures alignment with related system plans;
  • Serving as primary liaison with system partners to support student and school system initiatives;
  • Communicating school system initiatives and information to the schools, system, and the public; and
  • Coordinates system-wide programs and initiatives.

The office supports the following specific functions:

  • School and system websites, social media, and publications
  • Video production and multimedia
  • Employee evaluation system programs (TPAS, LPAS, CPAS, MPAS, IRTPAS)
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Partnerships with community stakeholders
  • Press contacts and communications
  • Graduation videography and streaming
  • Replacement Diplomas
  • Educational research requests