SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Donald Choi

310-450-8338, ext. 241

For Immediate Release

February 4, 2002


WHAT: Strategic Planning Design Conference

WHEN: February 21 from 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.

February 22 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

February 23 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


WHERE: Doubletree Guest Suites

1707 Fourth Street, Santa Monica

As part of the District's year-long activities for Strategic Planning, a major event of the Strategic Planning process is taking place in Santa Monica on February 21, 22, and 23. The Strategic Plan will set the District's course of direction for the next three to five years, ensuring the highest quality future possible for the students of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.

Approximately 130 participants, representing a cross section of stakeholders of the School District, will work together to develop the mission statement, themes, action plans and strategies for the District's formal Strategic Plan to be presented for adoption by the Board of Education in June 2002. Participation in the event is by invitation, however, the general public is welcome to observe any or all of the conference. There will be time allotted for public comment at the beginning of each meeting date.

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SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

1651 16TH Street, Santa Monica 90404 310-450-8338 Fax 310-581-1138