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February 20, 1:35 AM
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One of the nine facilities recommendations approved by the Moorhead School Board in November 2013 was to create a facilities task force to develop a long-range facilities plan. In August 2014, Moorhead Area Public Schools began working with Cuningham Group in preparing a comprehensive facility master plan to guide facilities planning and improvements for the next 10 years.
A facilities steering committee is leading the effort and a larger Facilities Master Planning Task Force is incorporating community members in the planning process. Steering committee members are:
The Facilities Master Planning Task Force includes the 10 steering committee members and the following members:
The facilities task force is reviewing and considering recommendations and ideas to address instructional and safety needs at the school sites, including additional space needed.
In September, the task force developed the following vision for its work:
"We envision safe, inviting and inclusive learning environments that support sustainable culture of excellence in 21st century learning while fostering meaningful and collaborative community partnerships."
The task force also developed the following seven facility principles to guide the process:
Cuningham Group shares presentations and video provocations during the Facilities Master Planning Task Force meetings. The provocations are intended to create discussion and generate ideas.