Services for the State Systemic Improvement Plan

Data Analysis
  • Write formal reports for the broad data analysis and the identification of the SIMR
  • Design, develop, and collect data for root cause analysis, including qualitative data
  • Analyze root cause data
  • Develop dashboards to monitor progress of SIMR
Infrastructure Analysis
  • Conduct Infrastructure analyses
  • Build state infrastructures to leverage resources
  • Use of leveraging within the agency and beyond
Evidence Based Practices
  • Provide training and technical assistance in identifying educational practices supported by rigorous evidence
  • Conduct literature reviews to determine evidence of effectiveness of potential evidence based practices
Write the SSIP
  • Write your SSIP for submission to OSEP
  • Draft interim reports on progress of implementation of SSIP to share with appropriate stakeholders
Evaluation
  • Assist in the design of the SSIP evaluation plan including data collection and analysis strategies
  • Identify short, intermediate, and long term outcomes to be evaluated
  • Identify appropriate performance measures and corresponding data collection and analysis
  • Conduct the evaluation of your SSIP
  • Develop evaluation reports
  • Design and evaluate SPDGs or other systems processes within the state

Other Services We Offer

Developing Comprehensive Monitoring Systems

We can assess your existing monitoring practices and make recommendations for making these more effective and efficient. In doing so, we can help to develop strategies for creating results focused monitoring systems, including the tools and strategies for collecting the data.

Strategic Planning

We can assist state agencies in aligning activities to the vision and strategy of the organization, to develop an actionable plan which continuously monitors improvement efforts and aligns internal and external communications and organizational performance objectives.

Leadership Development

We can help you to establish state or local level leadership development programs to ensure leaders are able to implement and sustain improvement efforts. We will provide you with a framework for leaders to address complex issues and strategies for negotiating the politics and complexities of being a leader in state or local special education agencies.