Strategic Planning Process Updates


Community Update from Chairperson Wade Steen

Picture of Wade SteenDuring the past four and a half months, I have had the pleasure of leading a group of Upper Arlington residents tasked with taking an in-depth and discerning look at the financial status of our school district. The primary goal of this work team is to develop recommendations to assist the district in meeting its promise to the community of reducing expenditures over the next four years resulting in a cumulative impact of $4.5 million in cost savings by 2017.

Our group, the Productivity and Efficiency Work Team, began as part of the district’s Efficiency Project, which launched in August of 2013. Our role within that project is to review non-personnel related operational expenses which make up 14 percent of the district’s operating budget. We have focused on three primary …

Posted by Upper Arlington in Strategic Planning, Productivity and Efficiency Team on Tuesday May 6, 2014
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Leaner Costs and Greater Results by Treasurer Andrew Geistfeld

When we launched the Efficiency Project in August, I knew our commitment to improve the district’s bottom line by $4.5 million by the summer of 2017 would take a lot of work. Our goal is to explore ways in which our school district can operate more cost-effectively, while the same time, continue to offer high quality education and opportunities for our students.

For the past several months, I have had the pleasure of working with a group of dedicated residents who are also experts in various fields of business. The Efficiency Task Force has spent many weekend and evening hours together poring over financial data and touring district facilities. Chris Potts, the district’s executive director of business services, has been with us every step of the way, and both of us have been …

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1950 North Mallway Drive
Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221
 (614) 487-5012

1950 North Mallway Drive
Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221
(614) 487-5000

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