Continuous improvement requires schools to have the on-staff knowledge, skills, and the shared ownership for achievement and sustaining improvement over a period of time. This professional development course will reinforce your understanding of organizational development and the role of alignment in the continuous improvement of schools and teaching and learning for all students. Through guided lessons and activities, you will create a plan of implementation, monitoring, support, and evaluation.
In this course, you will:
- Demonstrate the critical components of school improvement through an authentic improvement process,
- Create understanding of how horizontal and vertical sequencing alignment can increase instructional practices and student achievement,
- Develop interdependent skills and capabilities in an effort to lead and sustain a vision for improvement and alignment, and
- Write and foster a plan of action for aligning practices within a building and district regardless of grade level or content.