Effective school improvement requires adaptability and continuous education of a building-level leader. This experiential course evaluates strategies, programs, and initiatives to accelerate achievement and close achievement gaps through the school improvement process. You will be guided on required MDE and AdvancedEd school improvement reporting along with practical activities and information to facilitate collaboration with staff and key stakeholders in the SIP process. In addition, you will explore the efficient use of human, fiscal and technological resources to manage school operations.
In this course, you will:
- Partner with a school building and principal to access authentic data and school information,
- Identify the components of each of the stages of continuous improvement; Assess Needs, Plan, Implement, Monitor and Evaluate, and
- Create a Strategy Implementation Guide for your intended school improvement plan.