Cree School Board Webinar

With COVID-19 causing chaos, how are school districts adapting their strategic plans? On May 28, find out how one school district – serving over 5,000 students with 1000+ employees – expedited its digital transformation, transitioned students to online learning within a few weeks, and is now modifying its strategic plans for a successful 2020/2021 school year!

Join the Cree School Board team for this timely webinar. Shawn Iserhoff will take you inside the board’s agile Strategic Action Plan and explain how the district is maintaining momentum across satellite offices distributed over a region nearly two-thirds the size of France. You’ll learn how Shauna Simpson worked with school principals and leadership teams to align eleven school improvement plans to the strategic plan, fueled with smart goals and key performance indicators (KPIs) to better support staff, teachers, and students. Join us for this inspiring story in redefining education by maintaining strategic focus during a pandemic.

It’s time to make your strategic plan COVID-proof! Attend this 1-hour webinar for proven tactics to:

  • Infuse agility to your district’s strategic plan in response to the global pandemic
  • Achieve alignment and buy-in at all levels – leadership, principals, the board
  • Cascade strategic priorities down to all school improvement plans
  • Set smart goals with KPIs to monitor plan progress and stay on track
  • Use reports and dashboards to foster communication and collaboration

You’ll also hear from our own Kevin Knutson, VP of Planning & Performance at Envisio. He’ll explore how 100+ school districts and other local government agencies are effectively executing on their strategic plans, tracking organizational performance and communicating progress to stakeholders. Education is essential! Let’s work together to safeguard student learning, even during these most challenging times.

Seating is limited – register today!

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Shauna Simpson, School Improvement Coordinator, Cree School Board

Shauna Simpson is a member of the Department of School Operations for the Cree School Board. Comprising 11 schools in nine communities, this First Nations Board delivers a curriculum that blends Quebec Ministry standards with traditional Cree knowledge. In her role as Coordinator of School Improvement, Shauna helps school administrators implement and monitor their Local School Improvement Plans (LSIPs) in an effort to drive student success. Previously, Shauna worked in education for 15 years.

Shawn Iserhoff, Coordinator of Strategic Planning & Projects, Cree School Board

Shawn Iserhoff has been with the Cree School Board as the Coordinator of Strategic Planning and Projects since 2016. Through the Office of the Director General, he coordinates the development, implementation and monitoring of the Strategic Action Plan. Furthermore, he fulfills the role of project lead for various initiatives at the board. Shawn's passion in serving the youth has been at the forefront throughout his career, also holding the positions of Youth Chief and Councillor to the Cree Nation of Mistissini.

Kevin Knutson, Envisio Solutions

As VP of Planning & Performance Solutions, Kevin Knutson works with over 80 local government agencies to support their strategic planning and performance management success with Envisio. He is recognized as a national expert in local government management consulting and has more than 20 years of experience in local government, including strategic planning, budgeting, performance measurement and community relations. He has served as Interim City Manager and Assistant City Manager in Reno, Nevada, and as Budget and Strategic Planning Manager in Coral Springs, Florida.