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MACS Strategic Plan

PLAN GOALS - 2021

EDUCATION
Focus - Steeped in the Catholic Tradition (MACS) ensures, with the support of our parents, a safe learning environment in which all people flourish intellectually, socially and emotionally in Christ.
Goal - MACS has an approach to education that is illuminated by the unity of truth and harmony of faith and reason, and announces the mystery of salvation across curricula. Our parents are well informed of their crucial role as the primary educators for their child’s success and faith formation, and in collaboration with students and staff continue to form a communion of persons that shares in the life and the mission of the church both domestically and globally.
Goal - MACS has the resources, time and support of a viable core curriculum including religion to ensure that students have determined their vocational call and are college and career ready.

ENROLLMENT & RETENTION
Focus - To achieve a 10% increase enrollment in five years through marketing with retaining 95%, or higher, of students from year to year.
Goal - MACS has an exemplary marketing effort which enables people to be aware of who we are and of our commitment to our Catholic faith and our community.
Goal - With the help of marketing, people are aware of what makes MACS stand out from other schools.
Goal - One of the key elements of the success at MACS is our exemplary parent leadership that serves as an integral part of student enrollment and retention.

FINANCE & FACILITIES
Focus - To have a process and polices that ensure that we are strategic about our resource management to provide a safe and healthy environment in which our students receive a quality Catholic education.
Goal - We will work to have a long-range plan for all campuses that includes technology and alignment to mission and vision.
 

GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP
Focus - The leadership of MACS is vibrant and upholds the integrity of the tradition of excellence and Catholic faith.
Goal - The Education Commission effectively assists the leadership in the governance of the school providing assurances that MACS engages a systematic, inclusive, and comprehensive process to review, revise, and communicate a clear purpose for students, staff, and community success. Through their role in providing guidance to MACS through the hiring of the president they secure future leaders who pursue the Vision - Mission of the McDonell Area Catholic Schools.

RECRUITMENT, RETENTION and CAPACITY BUILDING
Focus - To recruit and retain highly qualified employees that exemplify strong leadership and are committed to grow in excellence in the vision and mission of our Catholic schools.
Goal - Through formal and informal supervision and evaluation practices, MACS staff continue to grow in professional excellence to insure a viable school system and student success. To accomplish this, leadership develops, mentors, and supports an employee from the initial contact and then consistently throughout their employment.
Goal - Comprehensive benefit packages offered to employees that encompass wages and benefits that are commensurate.

Our Vision
We are the school of choice for an excellent Catholic faith-based education within the Chippewa Falls area. We welcome all families to be a part of our school community no matter their faith or financial means. In partnership with our parents, we form the whole child in support of our values and mission.

Our vision of the whole child consists of a lifelong learner, who upon graduation, is academically prepared for post-secondary education and career, grounded in relationship with Jesus Christ, balanced physically and emotionally, and actively engages as servant leaders in family, parish and civic communities.

Our Mission
McDonell Area Catholic Schools are committed to the formation of community, academic excellence and the spiritual and physical well-being of each student in the Spirit of Jesus Christ. 

Our Core Values
Faith, honor, academic excellence, healthy living, community, and servant leadership