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Efficiency and Effectiveness

The purpose of the Efficiency and Effectiveness Task Force is to work with school districts in Marin to study, analyze and promote best practices related to shared services. Our goal is to maximize resources to support student learning. This includes exploring how we may leverage our collective strengths, focusing on economies of scale and reducing redundant efforts, while ensuring the benefits of local control.
Task Force Committee Co-Chairs: 
Bruce Abbott (Dixie) and Valerie Pitts (Larkspur-Corte Madera and Sausalito Marin City)
Larry Enos (Bolinas-Stinson), Mary Jo Pettegrew (Kentfield), David Hellman & Marilyn Nemzer (MCBE), Eva Long  (COM), Janet Miller (Mill Valley), Deb Butler (Novato),  Steve Herzog (Reed), Linda Jackson (San Rafael), Stephen Rosenthal (Shoreline), Laurie Kimbrel and Susan Schmidt (Tam)
Staff:  Terena Mares (MCOE)
Efficiency and Effectiveness Task Force Statement of Purpose 
Celebration of Efficiency & Effectiveness Goals 2011-2012 Presentation
National Education Policy Center Report - Feb. 2011:   Consolidation of Schools and Districts, What the Research Says and What It Means
Communications Flowchart  (National Education Policy Center)