In this network, principals and teachers learn to use improvement science to articulate their theories and assumptions, select change ideas and measure impact over time as they work to solve a common problem, seen here by school level.
1) High schools: Increasing on-time graduation rates; 2) Middle schools: Reducing 9th grade retentions; and 3) Elementary schools: Reducing the number of students who have below grade level academic performance, and/or chronic absences and/or behavioral issues.
COSTSThe total three-year membership fee is $6,000 per school, payable in $2,000 increments each year of the three-year program, or by other mutually agreeable terms. Schools should also budget for the costs of travel and substitute teachers for the professional learning sessions.
DEADLINE AND SELECTION· Applications are due April 15, 2019 by 12:00 p.m. and are to be completed by the school principal.· Schools will be selected by lottery (if necessary) and notified of selection by May 1, 2019. · The first convening of selected schools will be held in the Raleigh/Durham area in September 2019.
Completing this application should take no more than 30 minutes.For questions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org