Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan includes the mission, vision, values, goals and performance measures of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB). The development of the Plan involves a multidisciplinary group of internal and external stakeholders.

The ongoing identification and implementation of annual performance measures is facilitated by the Director of Training and Quality Assurance. This process is a function of the Strategic Leadership Team which collectively works toward the achievement of measurable goals.

Vision

The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will prepare each student for a lifetime of success.

Mission

The mission of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind is to utilize all available talent, energy and resources to provide free appropriate public education for eligible sensory impaired students of Florida. As a school of academic excellence, the School shall strive to provide students an opportunity to access education services in a caring, safe, unique learning environment to prepare them to be literate, employable and independent life-long learners. The School shall provide outreach services that include collaboration with district school boards and shall encourage input from students, staff, parents and the community. As a diverse organization, the School shall foster respect and understanding for each individual.

Learn more about the Florida statute delineating the FSDB mission and responsibilities.

Values

Organizational values at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind focus on five key areas:

FSDB Values: High Quality Ed, Diversity, Integrity Respect, Safety Security, Innovation.

Goals

Organizational goals at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind focus on five key areas:

  • Stakeholder Relations – To build and maintain strong relations.
  • Education – To increase student achievement.
  • Staffing – To recruit, train and maintain qualified staff.
  • Infrastructure and Technology – To support the evolution of the organization and to enhance the learning, living and working environment.
  • Funding – To acquire and maximize resources.

For more information, contact:

Christy Slater
Director, Training and Quality Assurance
904.827.2322