State Support for School Identification and Improvement Community of Practice Resources

This Community of Practice (CoP) helped participating SEA teams to examine the alignment (or lack of alignment) between their school identification methodology and the systems of support they provide for identified schools. This CoP also aimed to improve the tools, protocols, and technical assistance that SEAs use to support the district and school improvement planning process.

Scaling Needs Assessment Community of Practice Resources

This CoP supported state education agencies (SEAs) that are early in the process of developing needs-assessment tools and processes to support local districts. It was predicated on state-expressed interest in exploring needs assessment and in learning from each other to develop and improve their needs-assessment efforts related to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Webinar Series: Using Evidence to Strengthen Investments & Achieve Student Outcomes

Recordings of the U.S. Department of Education’s (Department’s) Office of State Support webinars focused on helping leaders in state educational agencies (SEAs) and local educational agencies (LEAs) build systems to enable selection and monitoring of interventions that will improve outcomes for students in accordance with ESSA.