Engaged Workforce

Recruit, hire, and invest in a high-quality and diverse workforce to ensure APS is the place where talented individuals choose to work.

  • Strong recruitment and hiring as well as strong staff retention
  • Professional learning opportunities engage all staff
  • Evaluation processes provide actionable feedback for all staff
  • Employees are included, respected, and supported
  • Information is readily accessible to all staff in order for them to do their jobs effectively
  • Visionary leadership is demonstrated while supporting high expectations that balance the needs of all stakeholders

Strategies to ensure an Engaged Workforce

  • Recruit, retain, and advance high-quality employees.
  • Provide growth and leadership opportunities for all staff by providing meaningful, high-quality, and relevant professional learning opportunities.
  • Strengthen evaluation processes.
  • Promote employee health, wellness, and engagement.
  • Establish intentional and focused recruitment efforts to bolster a diverse applicant pool.

Performance Objectives to Measure Progress on the Goal for Engaged Workforce

11.  At least 95% of APS staff will respond favorably that opportunities for professional development meet their needs, as indicated on the Your Voice Matters survey.

12.   At least 95% of APS staff will respond favorably on staff engagement, as indicated on the Your Voice Matters survey.

13.   At least 95% of APS staff will respond favorably in areas of leadership, as indicated on the Your Voice Matters survey.

14.   APS will retain a high-quality workforce, with 95% of respondents to exit surveys indicating a reason for leaving to be an external factor.

15.   All staff participate in training that meets or exceeds industry standards for their position and focuses on student success and well-being.