NAIE 2017-2018 STRATEGIC PLAN
Goal 1: Commit to the continued development and sustainability of the organization.
Objective 1.1 Uphold the mission, values, and vision of the organization.
Objective 1.2 Optimize the expertise of the NAIE Board of Directors to efficiently manage and maintain the infrastructure of the organization.
Objective 1.3 Develop organizational policies and procedures that align with the NAIE Bylaws.
Objective 1.4 Explore how the NAIE website can be optimized and streamlined to benefit the membership.
Objective 1.5 Develop policies and procedures for an Advisory Board.
1.5a. Consider and invite advisors to sit on the Board.
Goal 2: Attract and retain a growing and engaged membership base.
Objective 2.1 Increase membership by 75%
Objective 2.2 Increase awareness of member benefits in states that are not currently represented
Objective 2.3 Explore recruitment and marketing opportunities that reach a broader scope of interpreters working in education.
Objective 2.4 Engage members with quarterly newsletters professional development opportunities, surveys and social media communication.
Goal 3: Develop membership volunteer opportunities
Objective 3.1 Recruit a volunteer coordinator to serve on the Board of Directors
Objective 3.2 Collaborate with the Board of Directors to parse out and prioritize volunteer opportunities
Objective 3.3 Recruit member volunteers
Goal 4: Develop professional development opportunities that support four (4) primary themes over the year.
Objective 3.1 Establish six (6) professional development webinars
Objective 3.2 Establish two (2) online book clubs
Objective 3.3 Implement monthly online discussion groups
Goal 5: Develop national recommendations for best practices with the field
Objective 1: Develop national qualifications and standards
Objective 2: Develop national guidelines for best practices within the field
Objective 3: Review and recommend changes to the EIPA Professional Guidelines for Educational Interpreters
Goal 6: Collaborate and partner with national organizations involved in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students.
Objective 1: Identify organizations that are aligned with the mission of the NAIE
Objective 2: Partner with organizations that align with the mission of the NAIE
Objective 3: Participate in national organization conferences that align with the mission of the NAIE.