District Operations

Ensure Efficient and Effective Operations

Discover how effective your district operations truly are and identify opportunities to improve

In the rapidly changing K-12 environment, district operations must adapt quickly.

As school districts become more nimble organizations, Hanover’s advisors are prepared to provide recommendations based on the trends in the research, help your organization gather and interpret stakeholder feedback, analyze your district’s current performance, and provide support for developing an action plan that works toward your goals.

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Understand where your district operations need to improve to keep up with the changing environment

Learn Innovative Ways To Meet Needs With Fewer Resources

Identify how peers are operating with fewer resources due to upcoming reductions in operating budgets. The Benchmarking Peer Budget Proposals report offers innovative ways to meet the needs of the district with fewer resources.

Implement Supportive Strategies For Staff

Support staff by implementing strategies that demonstrate a commitment to the well-being and creating an empathetic work environment. Our Staff Self-Care Strategies provides resources to help leaders implement supportive policies and practices.

Build A More Inclusive Work Environment

The Employee Engagement and Inclusion Survey assesses your organization’s employee engagement and sense of inclusion using the Employee Engagement and Inclusion Survey, co-designed with Cleveland Metropolitan School District, to build a more inclusive work environment for staff.

Determine The Effectiveness Of District Operations

Hanover’s District Operations Survey evaluates your district’s student academic programming, student support, technology access, transportation, security and safety, and communication to determine the effectiveness of district operations. 

Anticipate Changes In District Enrollment

Our Enrollment and Demographic Trends Analysis anticipates potential changes to district enrollment over the next five years and identifies the impact on revenue and expenditures to help inform districts’ operational planning.

Engage Staff In Quality Dialogues

Hanover’s Discussion Guide: Adapting Classified Staff Responsibilities engages cabinet and board members in a dialogue about adapting staff responsibilities as operational needs shift this school year. 

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