Our Vision

Strategic Planning 2022

Thirteen years ago, Excellence in Learning Community Co-op was established to serve the needs of a community of families. Even though we have grown from that small group to a community that has served thousands of families over the years, we still seek to keep that close community of families partnering together in home education.

As we begin the next step in our future planning, we will undergo a collaborative and community-driven process to develop our next three years strategic plan. This plan establishes a clear vision for serving our community and fulfilling our mission. It acts as a guide for the future direction of the co-op while building upon past plans with our mission as the cornerstone: We are a community of students and families who desire to glorify God by uplifting, encouraging, equipping and supporting home educating families to disciple young men and women of character, influencing the world for Jesus Christ.

The process for this plan has been unlike any other. We have begun by focusing on an extensive listening period — gathering feedback in a multitude of ways, such as:

  • Teacher/Director class evaluations (ongoing)

  • Individual interviews with co-op families (ongoing)

  • Strategic posts on social media to encourage engagement and feedback (ongoing)

  • Teacher/Leadership survey (January 2022 - 7 day response period - completed)

  • Board member training and strategic planning sessions (ongoing)

  • Member Survey (January 2022 - 14 day response period)

  • Coordinator feedback event (Keto Cafe - January 27, 2022)

  • Teacher feedback event - Feb 3, 2021 11:30 - 1pm (Lunch provided)

  • Teacher and Parent Idea meeting - February 3, 2021 at 1:30- 3:00 pm in the art classroom.

  • Pop-up "Whiteboard" conversations (March/April 2022)

  • Member Commenting and Feedback period (May 2022) and tentative goals outlined for our 2022 - 2025 strategic plan.

A Strategic Plan based on strong community engagement and input will benefit the ELCC in five main ways:

  1. Create a clear vision

  2. Allow the co-op community to drive the future

  3. Determine what is most important to the co-op community

  4. Establish actionable goals and projects moving forward

  5. Give opportunities for continued interaction through planned updates and changes

As a living document, this plan is intended to be flexible, adjusting and changing over the next three years as necessary to meet our communities needs. We want to continue to hear about how we can improve our existing services, and what we should consider for the future. Please reach out to us with any questions or feedback.

Thank you in advance for your time and dedication in making this process possible. From attending meetings to filling out surveys, your contributions are extremely valuable and will make this plan stronger.

Teacher and Leadership Survey Report - Released 01/13/21

Our Annual Member Survey will be open from 1/14/22 through 1/28/22