Action planning provides a means for staff to collaborate to solve problems and generate solutions.
Uzija credits the action planning segment of RP248 for the program's success, saying the segment made her "focus on the key factors of a planning process, such as time horizons, barriers and involvement of various parties." She said the implementers of MBC made adjustments as the plan evolved, "but we never lost the vision of every step coming together at the end.
Another LE Staff member involved in action planning is Aurelio Sevillano, customs and shipping supervisor at the U.S.
The following format for goal reporting, progress monitoring, and goal setting and action planning is suggested with an emphasis on sharing student successes and noting even small improvements:
Goal setting and action planning. "Look back at your Life Skills sheet and pick one area you most want to improve this coming week and one thing you could do to show improvement.
Goal setting and action planning: "Look back at your Seven Keys sheet and pick one area you most want to improve this coming week and one thing you could do to show improvement.