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Strategic Plan

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Strategic Plan for Palmer Trinity School

SECURING OUR BRIGHT FUTURE
( 2022 - 2027 )

Strategic Plan Vision Statement

In the Episcopal tradition of academic excellence and inclusive community, Palmer Trinity School commits to the following strategic priorities.

Curriculum

To design and implement educational programs – both local and international grounded in relevance that will shape individuals who reason independently and who act collaboratively to accomplish and resolve conflict.

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  • Strategic Initiatives

    • Reinforce independent learning and critical thinking in the light of Palmer Trinity’s Portrait of a Graduate and Guiding Principles.
    • Promote the role of C.E.L.T. (Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching) and its initiatives to increase partnerships with other schools and within the PTS community.
    • Dedicate time and opportunity for our faculty and administration to collaborate and design innovative and forward-thinking curricular pathways which promote critical thought and skills.
    • Gather, analyze, and share available data to inform academic decisions.
    • Maintain the School’s global presence and mindset.
    • Expand the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) to encourage width and depth of course offerings.
    • Explore the feasibility of offering PTS courses online.
    • Research and expand STEM-centered curricular offerings with a view toward building a state-of-the-art program.

Community

To embrace our School Community, defining it as those who can know one another and be known, and to safeguard our communal health while practicing hospitality, empathy, and leadership rooted in service to others.

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    • Demonstrate the School’s Episcopal Identity through the teaching of values, ethics, and morals.
    • Enhance the Wellness, Advisory, and Athletics programs to reflect the School’s ethos of developing a healthy balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit.
    • Utilize data from the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Audit to ensure the quality of school life.
    • Implement feedback from the Belonging Survey to refine the Mosaic program.
    • Collaborate with the Episcopal Church to explore programmatic opportunities.
    • Use the School’s systems and resources to maintain timely and relevant communication.
    • Grow Admission recruitment efforts to attract and retain a diverse community reflective of the School’s Mission and Guiding Principles.
    • Strengthen and promote Alumni engagement in the School community.

Faculty

To explore and secure pioneering ways to attract, retain, and develop Mission-driven Faculty who inspire, empower and challenge students to embrace Palmer Trinity’s Portrait of a Graduate.

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    • Implement the newly created Portrait of a Teacher.
    • Research housing assistance as a means to attract mission-appropriate faculty.
    • Maintain competitive compensation and benefit plans.
    • Explore avenues to attract prospective teachers to the PTS learning community.
    • Focus professional development on effective advising and teaching.
    • Increase C.E.L.T.’s role in developing professionalism and collegiality.

Financial Sustainability

To ensure the future of Palmer Trinity School through visionary leadership and prudent stewardship of our financial and capital resources.

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  • Strategic Initiatives

    • Enhance a rolling three to ten-year operating budget including projections for capital expenditures, debt service, staffing, and tuition increases.
    • Expand the School’s philanthropic programs for increased participation among constituencies.
    • Reimagine mission-centered auxiliary services to generate revenue streams.
    • Grow the School’s reserves and the endowment. 22 S

Land and Facilities

To leverage our campus footprint to maximize learning opportunities for our community — both its unparalleled facilities and distinctive Florida grounds — creating independent natural and built environments that enrich the mind, nurture the body, and refresh the spirit.

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    • Update the Campus Master Plan to reflect the completion of Phase I of the Soaring to Greater Heights Campaign and the evolution of the School.
    • Maximize the campus footprint to enhance outdoor areas for academic study and the arts.
    • Enhance the facilities on the north side of campus to unify the entire Palmer Trinity School environment.
    • Develop a sustainability strategy that informs the built environment consistent with the ethos of the School. 
    • Continue to implement innovative technology solutions across the campus.
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