Welcome to the DMPS office of Continuous Improvement!
It is our mission to evaluate our district processes utilizing continuous improvement tools such as Lean methodology to identify opportunities for improvements leading to increased effectiveness and greater student outcomes.
Continuous improvement is helping throughout the district. Here is an example. Have a success story? Report your results.
Business and Finance have adopted the Lean philosophy, "problems are gold." They continue to listen to their customers and make improvements. The most recent successes include
A Lean culture results when leadership supports and promotes the empowerment of employees and building their problem-solving ability. A Lean culture refers to the combination of defining customer value, aligning around a common purpose, and striving for continuous improvement while at the same time respecting and developing employees.