The WIDA School Improvement System: An Origin Story

June 5, 2019 | Categories: Partners , Updates , Wida

Introducing the new WIDA School Improvement System (WIDA SIS). Here is how this important project came to be... Keep reading ...

Recorded Webinar: The WIDA School Improvement System (WIDA SIS)

August 15, 2019 | Categories: Wida

WIDA SIS Webinar on August 15, 2019, 12:00 PM EST. Join Director of Consortium and State Relations, Jonathan Gibson, and WIDA SIS Project Director, Mark Blitz, to learn more about this new school improvement system. Keep reading ...

CALL and Project I4: Innovate, Inquire, Iterate, and Impact

July 31, 2019 | By Mark Blitz | Categories: Partners , Project I4 , Updates

CALL Project Director Mark Blitz will be working with East Carolina University and the Institute for Educational Leadership on the Project I4 Grant. Keep reading ...

A Needs Assessment that Focuses on Instruction for English Learners

July 15, 2019 | Categories: Essa , Local Education Agency , State Education Agency , Wida

This article discusses ESSA, CSI & TSI schools, and the WIDA School Improvement System (WIDA SIS). WIDA SIS is a school-wide leadership assessment and feedback system designed to support and improve the teaching of English Learners. Keep reading ...

New School Improvement System to Support Leadership for Teaching English Learners

June 19, 2019 | Categories: Updates , Wida

Introducing a new school improvement system that measures key school-wide leadership practices that support teaching of English Learners. Keep reading ...

School Improvement Work in Delaware: It Takes a Village

March 4, 2019 | Categories: Essa , State Education Agency , Updates

Education leaders from Delaware, along with partners from CALL and WestEd, told their story of state-wide school improvement work. Keep reading ...

New Chapter: Working With Actionable Data by Assessing Distributed Instructional Leadership

January 24, 2019 | Categories: News

The CALL Project Director has contributed a chapter to a book: Research-based Instructional Practices of Effective Principals Keep reading ...

CALL and the Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement

July 27, 2018 | Categories: Essa , Local Education Agency , State Education Agency , Updates

The Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL), in collaboration with WestEd, has developed a version of the CALL assessment and feedback system that measures specific practices within the Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement framework. Keep reading ...

CCSSO Meeting: Preparing for Designations

July 2, 2018 | Categories: Essa , State Education Agency , Updates

Recently the CALL Team attended the summer School and District SCASS meeting for CCSSO. State education agency leaders worked together to develop strategies in light of pending ESSA designations. Keep reading ...

Distributed Leadership: A Framework for School Improvement

May 23, 2018 | Categories: Updates

The concept of Distributed Leadership is the foundation on which the CALL System was built. But what is Distributed Leadership? Keep reading ...

Conducting a Needs Assessment in Response to ESSA Requirements

April 17, 2018 | Categories: Essa , Local Education Agency , State Education Agency , Title I , Updates

ESSA requires that schools conduct a needs assessment. Here are some guidelines for conducting an effective, job-embedded needs assessment. Keep reading ...

A CALL FOR ENHANCED SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANNING

April 11, 2018 | Categories: Essa , Updates

CALL is a research-validated school- and district-wide leadership assessment and feedback system. Keep reading ...

Action-Based Data for Root Cause Analysis

April 4, 2018 | Categories: Editorial , Essa

Conducting a Root Cause Analysis allows for a more effective and efficient school improvement planning process. Keep reading ...

Attending Wisconsin Summit for Data Informed Leadership

March 7, 2018 | Categories: Title I , Updates

At this conference, principals came together to talk about strategic planning, leveraging data, and leading schools in WI. Keep reading ...

Working with Milwaukee Public Schools

March 7, 2018 | Categories: Local Education Agency , Partners , Updates

The CALL Team is expanding our work in Milwaukee Public Schools. Keep reading ...