A long-range plan places greater emphasis on what the future will look like (develop the vision). A strategic plan focuses on how to achieve the vision. Which you choose depends on what you need. The main difference is whether or not the plan flexes with learning.
In this resource you’ll find short videos and articles, guiding questions, and additional resources. It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
How to use this resource:
- Complete the following activity.
- Review and use the Additional Resources at the bottom.
- Leave a review (how useful was this resource?).
- Join our group in the CLP Commons.
- Watch the video Overview of the Strategic Planning Process and complete the SWOT Handout.
- Watch the video Setting SMART Goals and complete the SMART handout.
- Seek out at least two education plans and complete the Education Plans Tchart activity.
- What’s your vision for your education program?
- We know why to plan, but how? What tools are available?
- What types of planning documents are there and how do you choose?
- Where do you want your education program to be in the future?
- Does your team know their role in your action plan?
- What is Strategic Planning, Really? by Erica Olsen of virtualstrategist (April 9, 2012)
- Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area – Education Plan
- Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area – Action Plan
- Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area – Education Workplan
- Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area – River Mile Expansion Planning
- Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area – River Mile Expansion Abstract