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Engagement Tool: Champion Identification and Reflection
These tools can be used to plan and guide your team’s review of past and current programs to get a clear picture of successful strategies, and challenges, along with existing mandates and resource commitments.
The Implementation Stages Planning tool supports the identification of the current stage of implementation, as well as supports planning and improvement.
The primary purpose of the State Capacity Assessment (SCA) is to assist state agency, regional education agencies, and school districts implement effective innovations that benefit students. (v26)
The purpose of the Drivers Best Practices Assessment (DBPA) is to assist organizations in assessing their current supports and resources for quality use of selected programs or practices.
The DCA is an action assessment designed to help educational district leaders and staff better align resources with intended outcomes and develop action plans to support the use of effective innovations. Both the training and tool are available online.
The Regional Capacity Assessment (RCA) was developed to assist regional education agencies in their efforts to effectively support districts in their use of practices supported by evidence or effective innovations. (v2.1)
The Hexagon Tool can be used by communities and organizations to better understand how a new or existing program or practice fits into an implementing site’s existing work and context.
This template provides the basis for developing a Communication Plan. The purpose of the Communication Plan is to identify and authentically engage with an organization’s diverse stakeholders.
Practice Profiles provide structure to the process of making a practice teachable, learnable, and assessable.
This guide provides questions to ask of a program developer to determine what supports are necessary to implement, continuously improve, and sustain their program.
This brief provides ten principles to guide development of school improvement systems.
This template provides the basis for developing a Coaching Service Delivery Plan. The Coaching Service Delivery Plan is a proactive approach to purposeful and supportive coaching.
This planning tool will help you identify the core components (essential functions) of your evidence based program, as well as expected, developmental and unacceptable practice variations.
The Coaching System Development Worksheet can be used to initiate those early discussions about the importance of coaching and the facilitative supports administrators need to consider to ensure a systemic commitment to coaching.
The Training Plan Template is designed to help guide your team’s planning process in developing a training program. This tool can be used to guide discussions around rationale, core components, knowledge, skills, outcomes and assessment.
File(s): NIRN Training Plan Template.pdf
Action planning around the Implementation Drivers is a vital and ongoing responsibility of Implementation Teams. This planning tool is designed to help your teams in the action planning process.
This planning tool, including examples, provides the opportunity for Implementation Teams to have in-depth discussions about each Driver toward action planning. Completing this process is important for moving from the Exploration Stage to the Installation Stage.
An action plan is simply a way of guiding the implementation team’s discussion and identification of the next right steps in implementing your program, then holding yourselves accountable for accomplishing those activities within a specified timeline.