The Department of Education Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2014 describes the key policy and operational priorities for the agency. The Plan details our strategic performance goals and measures and highlights data for our national outcome goals that focus on reaching the President's 2020 goal that America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. The Plan also provides an overview of our Fiscal Year 2012-2013 agency Priority Goals. For additional information on our Priority Goals, please visit www.Performance.gov.
Department of Education Draft Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2014-2018 PDF (1.29 MB)
September 20, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education's (ED) mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access to quality educational opportunities. Every four years, the Department of Education has the opportunity to share our strategic plan for achieving this mission - making clear our goals and how the Department will meet them and we hope to get the input of the general public and our key stakeholders.
Please submit all comments on the Department of Education's draft FY2014-2018 Strategic Plan to firstname.lastname@example.org. All comments must be received by Friday, October 4, 2013 at 5pm (EDT).
- For an overview on the draft Strategic Plan for FY2014-2018 provided by U.S. Department of Education Acting Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton, please click here.
Department of Education Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2014 PDF (1.62 MB)
Released April 2, 2012
We posted a draft Strategic Plan on February 13, 2012 and invited comments from the general public and from key stakeholders. In response to our request, approximately 70 parties submitted comments. The Department made a number of changes to the original Plan based on the comments we received. We explain these changes and provide our responses to substantive issues in the document below.
Responses to Public Comments on the Department's Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2014 PDF (457 KB)
Released April 2, 2012
Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2007-12 PDF (427 KB)
Released May 24, 2007
The Annual Reports page includes performance plans and reports.