Strategic Vision

Challenging Students to Think Expansively, Act Ethically and Lead Responsibly

Shady Side Academy Elementary & Middle School Classrooms, Challenging Students to Think, Act, & LeadIn May 2012, Shady Side Academy formally adopted the strategic vision Challenging Students to Think Expansively, Act Ethically and Lead Responsibly, which provides a road map for the Academy's ambitious and successful future.

Download the Strategic Vision brochure, which outlines the full strategic plan.

Strategic Vision Video

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Strategic Vision Progress Reports

Since adopting the Strategic Vision, Shady Side Academy has made great strides towards accomplishing its goals. Progress Reports were published in Fall 2013 and Winter 2014-2015 to provide the SSA community with updates on the progress made toward fulfilling the objectives of the Strategic Vision.

Winter 2014-2015

This report provides an overview of the progress made by Shady Side Academy toward fulfilling the objectives of its Strategic Vision from September 2013 through November 2014.

Download the Strategic Vision Progress Report Winter 2014-2015

Fall 2013

This report provides an overview of the progress made by Shady Side Academy toward fulfilling the objectives of its Strategic Vision from July 2012 through September 2013.

Download the Strategic Vision Progress Report Fall 2013

Strategic Vision Launch Event

Nearly 350 members of the SSA community joined President Tom Cangiano and Board of Trustees Chair Mary Jo Dively at the official launch of the Shady Side Academy Strategic Vision on Oct. 19, 2012, at the Hillman Center for Performing Arts on the Senior School campus. The engaging event included student performances, videos, presentations by faculty, students, alumni and more.

Watch a video of the entire Strategic Vision Launch event.

Watch a video of reactions to the Strategic Vision.

Watch a photo slideshow of the Strategic Vision Launch event.

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Show your support of Shady Side's Strategic Vision by making a gift to the Blue & Gold Fund today!

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