Acknowledging the importance of feedback, this report aims to help districts rethink feedback not simply as a series of isolated conversations between principals and teachers, but rather as a complex system of many interconnected factors.
Sandra Park is a co-founder of the Improvement Collective, which is dedicated to helping education and other social sector organizations build their improvement capacity to solve problems in the field. She is also a senior fellow at the Carnegie Foundation, where she previously worked as the director of external offerings and partnerships as well as the director of the foundation's Building a Teaching Effectiveness Network (BTEN). Park previously taught elementary school in Oregon, Maryland, and Washington, DC, and was director of programs at First Graduate in San Francisco. She holds a BA in sociology from Georgetown University, a teaching credential and MAT from Louis & Clark College, an EdM in administration and policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, a PhD in education policy from UC Berkeley, and an Improvement Advisor certificate from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
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The 90-Day Cycle Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the purpose and methods of this disciplined and structured form of inquiry. This handbook delineates the purpose and process for this method.
May 1, 2013
Continuous Improvement in Education, a white paper, provides examples that illustrate how continuous quality improvement methodology is being applied in education from the classroom level to the systems level.