Essay about A Research On School Improvement Plan

868 Words Feb 16th, 2015 4 Pages
School Improvement Plan It is through the development of a collaborative, trusting culture that a school leader will be able to build a school improvement team with all stakeholders being represented. The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) provides school leaders with six guiding questions to help school improvement teams establish goals, create and implement plans, and evaluate progress. When these questions are answered honestly they are effective tools in planning for school improvement. These questions include:
1. Is there a system within the school that enables the principal to serve as a strong instructional leader?
2. Is there a system within the school that fully ensures school-wide use of data that is focused on school improvement and the academic growth of all students?
3. Is there a system within the school that fully ensures consistent implementation of a standards aligned curriculum framework across all classrooms for all students?
4. Is there a system within the school that fully ensures consistent implementation of effective instructional practices?
5. Is there a system within the school that ensures that all resources align with school improvement?
6. Is there a system within the school that fully ensures a safe and supportive environment for all students? (PDE, 2015). Once a school improvement plan has been developed and implemented it is essential to evaluate progress. One way a school leader may do this is through creating participatory action…

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