Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement

Reputation, Re-enrollment, Results

By Derek J. Keenan, Ed.D

The late Stephen M. R. Covey, in his 2006 book The Speed of Trust, notes that in a high-trust ethos, everything is more efficient. Covey builds this theme throughout the book with the idea that leaders of organizations have the power, the responsibility and the ability to engender high...

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Mission as a Measurement of Success

By Sister M. Paul McCaughey

How does the mission of the Archdiocese of Chicago drive success for both our schools and students? We “know” in our committed hearts that mission is at the core of our success, but can we prove it?

The Mission

Like all schools and school systems, the mission and...

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Technology Bringing Professionals and Students Together

By Brian Srikanchana

How can we realistically expect to transition away from a factory model of education when we’re still using factory measurements of success?

Although historically students have been evaluated heavily based on their GPA and test scores, a 21st century education can no longer be measured by...

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The Promise of Performance Assessment … and the Challenges

By Peter D. Hofman, M.B.A. and Stuart R. Kahl, Ph.D.

In all ages, whether digital or pre-digital, the measurement of student success must be driven by the education outcomes we value and the type of evidence that best demonstrates success. More than ever before, the time is ripe for performance assessment ... if we can overcome the challenges....

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Analyzing Results from AdvancED’s Classroom Observation Tool

Matt Dawson, Ph.D.

In 2012, the Effective Learning Environments Observation Tool™ (eleot™) became an integral part of both AdvancED® Accreditation and Diagnostic Reviews. Given the widespread use of eleot, the AdvancED research team has collected and analyzed data from more than...

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