MPS Strategic Operating Plan

Middletown 2021: Keys to Innovation and Equity Strategic Operating Plan
Posted on 06/13/2019

Monitoring of Strategic Operating Plan  (January 2019 - March 2019)

Monitoring of Strategic Operating Plan  (September 2018 - January 2019)


On September 11, 2018, the Board of Education unanimously adopted Middletown 2021: Keys to Innovation and Equity - Strategic Operating Plan - Unlocking the Potential in ALL Students.

We are pleased to formally present our strategic operating plan that underpins three critical themes for organizational success - innovation, equity, and continuous improvement.  Please view the following documents:


Letter from Dr. Michael T. Conner dated November 27, 2018 Concerning First Community Conversation on Strategic Plan, November 29, 2018.

One-Page Summary of the Strategic Operating Plan

*  Letter from Dr. Michael T. Conner dated September 21, 2018

Middletown 2021: Keys to Innovation and Equity  Strategic Operating Plan - Unlocking the Potential in ALL Students

Unlocking the Potential Picture

Dr. Michael T. Conner, Superintendent, delivered his EXPLORE MIDDLETOWN FINAL REPORT  to the Board of Education and Community Members on April 10, 2018.

Explore Middletown’s strategic composition focused on achieving five goals that were aligned to empirical research on effective management transitions including:

  1. Listen and assess the current state of the school district and core elements of the organization.
  2. Learn the school district’s alignment to the five strategic areas of the Entry Plan.
  3. Understand and unwrap major themes from Explore Middletown to align mental models for organizational coherence.
  4. Examine data to inform a strategic planning process
  5. Design strategic planning process and execution