Overview of Year One
Year 1 introduces the principles of community performance excellence to your community excellence group. We begin with the development of your Baldrige-based Community Profile, which helps your collaborative group understand your current story and together envision a future story. It is a powerful process that supports community-wide engagement in the effort and can assist in establishing a common language across the many sectors and voices in a community. Through the first year we focus significantly on community leadership and identification of shared priorities.
Year One Objectives
- Build and engage your community excellence group.
- Develop your 1st Baldrige-based Community Profile and understand its relationship to the questions in the 7 framework categories.
- Use the information in your Community Profile to identify the next steps towards your community excellence journey.