Board Planning

Targeting Systemwide Goals and Initiatives

The State Board of Education envisions an accessible, affordable, seamless public education system that results in a highly educated citizenry.

Board Mission and Strategic Plan

The mission of the Board is to provide leadership, set policy, and advocate for transforming Idaho’s educational system to improve each Idaho citizen’s quality of life and enhance the state’s global competitiveness.

Board Planning Calendar

The master planning calendar provides an overview of yearly tasks associated with policy planning.

Institution and Agency Strategic Plans

Institutions and agencies start updating their strategic plan based on the Board's own strategic plan and guidance in January, and finalize their plans for submission to the Board prior to the April agenda cutoff date.

Higher Education Research Strategic Plan

Idaho's public universities will be a catalyst and engine to spur creation of new knowledge, technologies, products and industries that lead to advances and opportunities for economic growth and enhance the quality of life in Idaho and the nation.

STEM Education Strategic Plan

Advance STEM for the future of Idaho by increasing all students’ interest, engagement, and success in STEM education; preparing students for STEM and related careers; and firmly establishing the partnerships between industry, education, and government to make these goals a reality.

Indian Education Strategic Plan

Creating and leveraging educational opportunities for Idaho’s American Indian students through access, educational programs, and support services provided by the educational institutions and tribes of Idaho to promote academic and career attainment.