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BP 0400

Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans



Comprehensive Plans


The San Benito County Office of Education (SBCOE) believes that careful planning is essential to effective implementation of county programs and policies. Comprehensive plans shall identify cohesive strategies for school improvement and provide stability.4630


The Superintendent or designee shall develop comprehensive plans for the implementation of the county’s vision and goals, on specific policy topics and on other areas as required by law.  As appropriate, comprehensive plans may describe, but not be limited to, anticipated short- and long-term needs, measurable outcomes, priorities, activities, available resources, timelines, staff responsibilities, and strategies for internal and external communications regarding the plan.


Comprehensive plans may be subject to review and approval by the Board.


The process for developing comprehensive plans shall invite broad participation of school and community representatives.  Committees may be appointed to assist in the development of plans. Comprehensive plans shall be available to the public and shall be reviewed at regular intervals as specified within the plan.


In addition, school-level plans may be developed to meet the unique circumstances of individual school sites provided that they are consistent with law, district vision, Board policies, administrative regulations and districtwide plans.  School plans may be subject to review and approval of the Superintendent or designee and/or the Board.





Legal Reference:


35035 Powers and duties of Superintendent

35291 Rules (power of governing board)


Policy Adopted: 12-08-16