Foundational: Career Tracking and Succession Planning

Out of 21 possible points, your score is:

Based on your answers to the quiz, it has been determined that the practices you have in place for Career Tracking and Succession Planning are foundational. Because succession planning ensures a pipeline of strong candidates in the district, consider spending time defining processes you should put in place. On average, districts at the foundational level may benefit from:

  • Asking the leadership team in the central office as well as principals to identify 1-2 potential successors for key positions in their departments / schools.
  • Developing and implementing simple individualized learning plans across the district to ensure a greater sense of career tracking
  • Shifting the mindset from “replacement planning” to “succession planning”, starting at the district level

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Content courtesy of the District Management Council.