Schools require continuous system improvement in order to meet student needs and district requirements. This microcredential course focuses on foundational components of continuous improvement and will begin to build a deep, practical understanding of the critical elements needed to provide leadership for a continuous improvement process. You will also cover the concept of second-order change and how it applies to your current role as well as your role in helping to build staff/teacher efficacy to support continuous improvement.
In this course, you will:
- Understand the Michigan Integrated Continuous Improvement Process,
- Identify systems in your school and determine their relationship to continuous improvement,
- Understand the Michigan definition of the Whole Child and examine which tenets are currently addressed through existing systems,
- Identify and describe first and second order changes in your building as it relates to continuous improvement, and apply connections between teacher efficacy and continuous improvement,
- Provide the evidence to earn your “Supporting Improvement with Systems” micro-credential.