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Strategic Plan

Moorestown Friends School is currently in the midst of a strategic planning process which will culminate by the end of the 2019-20 school year. 

The world is rapidly changing, and the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that our children will need to succeed are evolving with it. Through our strategic planning process, the school aims to better understand the societal forces that are impacting our present and future while considering how best to educate MFS students to live lives of courage and consequence in college, career, and beyond.

MFS has partnered with Leadership + Design, a firm that uses human-centered design to help schools and communities think creatively about future opportunities and challenges. The Strategic Planning Committee — comprised of board members, faculty, staff, alumni, administration, and parents — will meet several times throughout the year to explore questions and surface priority areas. 

Check here throughout the school year for periodic updates and thought leadership pieces:

Designing for the Future of MFS – Community Design Day Recap (January 23, 2020)

Considering the Future at MFS – What If Kindness Were a Competitive Advantage? (December 12, 2019)

Head’s Perspective (November 20, 2019)
Head of School Julia de la Torre’s message to the community features an update and resources, including a video and practical exercise.

Envisioning the Future at MFS – Strategic Planning Process Under Way (October 10, 2019)

Strategic Plan Committee Members

Co-Clerks:
Ivy Brown ’89
Chris Kimberly

Faculty/Staff:
Monica Burrows
Kimberly Clarkson
Shu Shu Costa
Danielle Dayton
Julia de la Torre
Jenel Giles
Meredith Godley
Sonia Guzman ’02
Dorothy Lopez
Melissa McCourt
Dan Sussman
Jenny Torgerson
Steve Zakroff

School Committee (SC):
Barbara Caldwell
Stefanie Cohen
Emily Orel
Greg Paw
Stephan Schenk (SC subcommittee member)
Nick Smith

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