Strategic Plan Goal 3: Premier Workforce

We commit to invest in our employees, encourage innovation, and celebrate success.

OVERARCHING STRATEGY 8

Recruit and retain high quality employees who are valued, respected, and rewarded for their efforts

DESIRED OUTCOME

ACTIONS

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

EST. $

Recruit, hire, and retain employees to maintain a premier workforce

Ongoing review and refinement of recruitment and hiring practices to determine best practices that yield the greatest return on investment

P D I   $
 

Develop a process to analyze retention data, particularly for high priority schools

  D I   $
 

Create hiring standards and expectations with training for managers to ensure consistent and equitable hiring practices

  P/D I   $
 

Target recruitment programs to address critical needs and hard-to-fill positions

  I     $
 

Create a comprehensive employee handbook, to include required professional development on rights and responsibilities for individuals

  D I   $

Achieve and preserve a culture of equity and fairness for all FCPS employees

Establish intentional and focused recruitment efforts to bolster a diverse applicant pool

  D I   $
 

Convene routine meetings with all FCPS employee groups to review HR practices with regard to fairness, equity, clarity, accessibility, and value placed on employees

  P I   $
 

Develop a process for employee feedback on HR practices with regard to fairness and equity

  P D I $

Employees will benefit from competitive compensation packages

Conduct a compensation study to compare FCPS salaries and benefits with surrounding school divisions

D I     $
 

Implement compensation models as part of the compensation study recommendations

  D I   $$$$$
 

Create annual statements that reflect the total compensation and/or incentives for working in FCPS

D I     $
 

Provide additional incentives for critical needs and hard to fill positions

  D I   $
 

Develop a process for employees to sign updated contracts, aligned with their evaluation cycle

  P D I $

P= Plan; D= Develop; I= Implement
R=Repurposed funds;  $=Up to $3 Million;  $$ =$3-$8 Million;
$$$ =$8-$15 Million; $$$$ = $15 -$30 Million; $$$$$ = More than $30 Million

MEASURES AND METRICS "The only way to do great work is to love what you do."- Steve Jobs

Recruit and retain high quality employees who feel valued, respected, and rewarded for their efforts

Monitoring Metrics for the School Board

  • Market study results on FCPS compensation packages against area school divisions and applicable marketplace
  • Level of satisfaction with employment experience
  • Retention rates for teachers at critical years
  • Hire rates in difficult to fill positions and high needs schools including length of time to fill these positions
  • Staff diversity trends
  • Number of employees below living wage
  • Number of qualified applicants per advertised position

OVERARCHING STRATEGY 9

Invest in growth and leadership opportunities for all employees by providing meaningful professional development and quality feedback on performance

DESIRED OUTCOME

ACTIONS

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

EST. $

Dynamic professional development opportunities will be available for all employees

Create a professional development needs-assessment and develop a comprehensive professional development plan, to include leadership training

P D I   $
 

Require job specific and personalized professional development plans for all employees

P D I   $
 

Establish best practices model classrooms that cultivate innovative teaching practices and strengthen the workforce

I        
 

Offer enhanced professional development opportunities to all employees

P D I   $

FCPS will develop and maintain a performance evaluation process that is meaningful to all employees

Require performance evaluation systems to provide ongoing, consistent, and meaningful feedback to all employees

  P/D I   $
 

Require training for all staff and program managers regarding performance evaluation

I       $
 

Adjust formative and summative evaluation cycles to improve effectiveness and efficiency for all employees

  P D I $

P= Plan; D= Develop; I= Implement
R=Repurposed funds;  $=Up to $3 Million;  $$ =$3-$8 Million;
$$$ =$8-$15 Million; $$$$ = $15 -$30 Million; $$$$$ = More than $30 Million

MEASURES AND METRICS

Invest in growth and leadership opportunities for all employees by providing meaningful professional development and quality feedback on performance

Monitoring Metrics for the School Board

  • Percentage of employees rated as highly effective on performance evaluations
  • Comprehensive program evaluation on professional development
  • Employee assessment of professional development opportunities and activities

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