Overview

COMMITTEE GOAL

 

The goal of the Facilities Planning Committee is to provide recommendations to the White Oak ISD Board of Trustees for implementing a long-range plan to address district facilities, as well as its immediate needs.

 

COMMITTEE PURPOSE

 

The purpose of the Facilities Planning Committee is to involve constituents of White Oak Independent School District in evaluating the district’s aging and evolving facility needs. The Committee will study a district-wide facilities assessment, financial data, results of a community survey, and other data relevant in creating and maintaining learning environments that provide all students with great opportunities for success.

 

COMMITTEE CHARGE

 

The Facilities Planning Committee shall:

  • Consider the educational needs of all students and align with the district’s mission, vision and goals
  • Represent the entire community, its values and perceptions in the facility planning process
  • Assess and prioritize the district’s current and long-term facility needs, including, but not limited to:
    • Evolving educational delivery and programs
    • Building age, safety and condition
    • Student and staff retention
  • Consider the district’s current financial position and funding methods to develop a recommendation that is fiscally sound
  • Report their findings to the Board of Trustees including recommendations as to how to proceed with addressing the district’s long-range and immediate facility needs

MEMBERS

The Committee is comprised of individuals who represent a cross-section of the community, including parents and non-parents, teachers and district staff, community leaders, business owners and more.

 

Committee chairpersons were selected to lead the committee process, assist with facilitation of meeting and represent the committee in its recommendations to the Board of Trustees.

 

These members will meet over the span of four months to collectively study and prioritize the district's facility needs and come to consensus on the best recommendation to be delivered to the Board of Trustees.

 

 

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