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Scale Worthy or Scalable Practices

Practices that have sufficient social and scientific validation to warrant the large-scale investment needed to transform these practices into Standard Practice. Scalable practices have documentation that they are needed, effective, usable, and feasible. 


Selection refers to the purposeful process of recruiting, interviewing, and hiring ‘with the end in mind.’  Selection through an active implementation lens includes identifying skills and abilities that are prerequisites and/or specific to the evidence-based practice or program, as well as attributes that are difficult to train and coach. 


SMART is a mnemonic acronym, giving criteria to guide in the setting of goals and/or objectives. A SMART goal is defined as one that is specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound. 

Summative Assessment Data

Measures used to gather information about student performance compared to grade-level standards that are typically administered at the end of the semester or year. 

Systems Intervention

An organization driver focused on the external variables, policies, environments, systems, or structures that influence or have an impact on the district and schools.