Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement

AdvancED Accreditation Embraces Cultural Relevancy

By Edward Krenson, Ed.D.

AdvancED is deeply committed to respecting the importance of culture relevancy in serving the accreditation and school improvement needs of Nonpublic Schools. Behind this commitment lies a belief that a diverse community of schools can contribute more effectively to the greater body of...

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Cultural and Academic Excellence as Antecedents to Teacher Quality and Continuous School Improvement

By Jay Cummings, Ph.D.

Borrowing from the admonition attributed to Socratic wisdom which implores us to “Know Thyself”, it becomes essential to the teaching and learning process for both the delivers and the receivers of knowledge and skills to embrace self knowledge. This admonition can be utilized to accommodate the...

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A Self-Study: The Impact of Accreditation on School Improvement

By Yvonne Caamal Canul, HD.L.

Does accreditation make a difference? Does it have an impact on schools and help them change? Does it contribute to a school’s efforts to improve itself? The answer is yes!

AdvancED recently commissioned a team of outside researchers to study this issue. The results are contained in a...

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A New Way of Thinking: Schools as Professional Learning Communities

By Robert Eaker and Janel Keating

There is some good news about public education! We know more than we’ve ever known about successful school improvement. In fact, rarely in American history has there been such wide-spread agreement among researchers and practitioners alike regarding how to significantly improve schools....

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Actions of Effective Leaders

By Brian A. McNulty, Ph.D.

What I have outlined below are five specific actions that leaders must take if they want to make improvement in their schools and districts. Before identifying these five actions however I need to address one system-wide concern that that must be addressed first.

Of all of the potential...

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