Raise the achievement of all students in the Lawrence Public Schools.
E. Create high quality and adaptable district facilities to meet the diverse, 21st century educational program needs of all students and to enhance student achievement (EQ3)
1. Collaborate with Gould Evans Associates to assist in the facilitation of planning efforts in preparation for an April 2013 bond election. The planning efforts will document a development strategy balancing the many space, land use, academic and infrastructure needs of the school district, with a concern for responsible, sustainable and compatible growth for 21st century learning
a. Phase I – Research, gather and assemble information by meeting with stakeholders and conducting field observations
b. Phase II – Establish planning criteria and a community outreach effort
c. Develop and evaluate alternatives, taking into account budgets and cost estimates
d. Prepare a planning document and support graphics for bond approval. The comprehensive information to be presented will include goals and objectives, a summary of research, assessment of facilities, recommendations for long-term sustainability and comprehensive school and district alternatives
2. In coordination with planning for the April 2013 bond initiative, develop and implement a short- and long-range Capital Improvement Plan focused upon maintaining and improving facilities and grounds, furniture and equipment to meet the educational program needs of all students