The Collaborative Planning Process Guide provides a framework to use when helping school administrators develop and monitor effective collaborative planning processes. This guide outlines action steps and resources to effectively support school administrators in developing and monitoring collaborative planning.
The purpose of the Data-driven Decision Making Companion Guide is to assist local educational agencies (LEAs) understand the school improvement planning process as the driver for continuous improvement. A critical component of the school improvement planning process is writing a school improvement plan (SIP) that is data-driven. A thoughtful and well-written SIP communicates specific, intentional actions to reach a desired outcome. Data-driven decision making refers to a school's ongoing process of collecting and analyzing multiple sources of formative and summative data to guide decisions toward improvement of the educational process. DDDM involves making decisions that are supported by data rather than making decisions that are intuitive or based on observation alone.
The High School Graduation Toolkit provides a framework to review and support processes and practices for high school graduation plans. GaDOE will support high schools in increasing high school graduation rates by ensuring:
- all high schools have a written graduation support plan in place
- graduation support plans are implemented with fidelity
- graduation rate percentages are tracked at defined intervals
- effective and consistent monitoring processes are in place
- graduation support plans are revised annually based on current data
Graduation Toolkit Addendum
The School Leadership Team Review Process Guide provides a school with detailed information on how to establish a strong leadership team to fully implement the Effective Leadership System and supporting structures within Georgia’s Systems of Continuous Improvement (GSCI). The school will be able to evaluate the current practices of their leadership team by completing a self-assessment using the High Impact Practices Implementation Rubric. Following the self-assessment, the leadership team will discuss the progression needed to move the team to exemplary status and identify targeted actions for improvement. The Leadership Team Review Process Guide provides resources and exemplars to assist schools in improving leadership team evidenced-based practices to support the continuous improvement cycle.
HIP Leadership Team Self-Reflection Form_Fillable.pdf
HIP Rubric_School Leadership Team Observation Feedback Form_Fillable.pdf
Leadership Team HIP Rubric.fillable.pdf
Short-Term Action Plan Template .docx
Leadership Team Agenda Template.docx
School Improvement Project Work Plan Template.docx
SIP User Manual FY22
This user guide details the process of accessing and navigating the School Improvement Plan (SIP) tool in Student Longitudinal Data System (SLDS). The SIP tool supports schools to develop their improvement plan.