ND PK-12 Education Strategic Vision Framework


Utilizing an inclusive and collaborative process, NDDPI and the Strategic Vision for PK-12 Education Steering Committee have developed a Strategic Vision Framework to define the strategic work of the department over the next five years. Resources and staff efforts have been aligned toward these strategic initiatives.

Long-term outcomes for students

  • Increase students who enter kindergarten prepared to learn and increase the number of kindergarten classrooms prepared to meet the needs of any learner
  • Increase students who demonstrate reading proficiency in 3rd grade
  • Increase students who meet expected learning gains each year
  • Increase students who engage in learning
  • Increase students who graduate choice ready
  • Reduce the disparity in achievement for students with disabilities, students in poverty, and for Native American students

Focused effort within these strategic themes

  • Quality early childhood experiences
  • Support for safe and healthy behaviors
  • Career awareness, exploration, and preparation
  • Quality education personnel
  • Quality instruction for personalized learning