Improve student achievement by transforming schools as an SIS expert!
As a current or transitioning school improvement specialist, you are entrusted with helping schools turn around their performance. Now there is a proven process that can strengthen your effectiveness as well. Deb Page and Judith Hale, SIS authorities, guide new and transitioning SIS professionals in applying high-leverage practices that result in systemic, sustainable, school-wide improvement. The School Improvement Specialist Field Guide offers the voice and counsel of a trusted coach while addressing how to:
- Establish enduring interventions with viable tools and methods
- Use time-tested processes to teach 21st century skills to educators and students alike
- Seamlessly align improvement practices to the updated Institute for Performance Improvement Standards
- Transition smoothly into the school improvement specialist role
With easy-to-use tools and protocols—both in the guide and online—you′ll have the support you need to facilitate improvement. Follow the improvement process that leads to success for you, your students, and your school!
"Purposeful, intentional facilitation of the school improvement process builds a school staff′s capacity and skills for continuous improvement that lasts beyond the consultant or leader. This book provides a framework, tools, and strategies for effective facilitation."
—Bess Scott, Director of Elementary Education
Lincoln Public Schools, NE
"There is an abundance of ideas from which an improvement specialist could develop and implement a successful school improvement process. It was great to see facilitation strategies as part of the resources provided."
—Gayle Wahlin, Educational Consultant
DuPage Regional Office of Education