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DC Public Schools Begins Public Engagement Phase of District’s Strategic Plan

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
DCPS looks to finalize the next Capital Commitment before the start of the 2023-2024 School Year.

(WASHINGTON, DC) — Starting this month, DC Public Schools (DCPS) will initiate the public engagement phase of its next five-year strategic plan by holding listening sessions with members of the DCPS community. Families, students, staff, and District residents are invited to join interactive listening sessions that will take place in-person at schools and virtually online in September and October.

“DCPS values the ideas and opinions of all our students, families, and staff across the district,” said Chancellor Lewis Ferebee. “As we strive to be a school system focused on educational equity, we seek the feedback of our stakeholders, so their priorities can be reflected in our strategic planning process and set our future roadmap for the district.”

More information about this strategic planning process is available online at All community listening session are open to the public, advance sign up is preferred and refreshments will be provided.

DCPS Strategic Plan Listening Sessions for Families & District Residents

Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. 
Tyler Elementary School, 1001 G St. SE, Washington, DC 20003 
RSVP here.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. 
Ron Brown College Preparatory High School, 4800 Meade St. NE, Washington, DC 20019 
RSVP here.

Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
Virtual feedback session
RSVP here.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
Calvin Coolidge High School, 6315 5th St. NW, Washington, DC 20011
RSVP here.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
Savoy Elementary School, 2400 Shannon Pl. SE, Washington, DC 20020
RSVP here.

DCPS Strategic Plan Listening Sessions for Students

A virtual session for all DCPS students will take place on Monday, October 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. RSVP here.

In October, students attending Anacostia High School, Cardozo Education Campus, and School Without Walls will participate in listening session designed just for their respective school communities.

DCPS Strategic Plan Listening Sessions for Staff

Listening sessions for just DCPS school and central office staff will also take place this fall.

After listening sessions conclude this fall, DCPS will review all input received and share a five-year strategic plan draft for feedback during the winter and spring months. By Summer 2023, DCPS looks to finalize the next Capital Commitment before the start of the 2023-2024 School Year.