- Turnaround Options (DOCX)
List of Colorado requirements, options, and strategies for schools receiving a turnaround plan type assignment.
- Developing Major Improvement Strategies (DOCX)
Document outlining the steps in forming a major improvement strategy.
- Force Field Analysis (DOCX)
A description of force field analysis and a table that teams can use while engaging in force field analysis. Adapted from Kurt Lewin’s force field theory.
- SAC Roles (PDF)
An excerpt from the CDE District Accountability Handbook that describes the roles for School Accountability Committees in unified improvement planning (including quarterly monitoring progress)
- Progress Monitoring Calendar: Action Steps (DOCX)
An example calendar that teams can use to plan for when they will monitor the implementation of their action plan using implementation benchmarks.
Failed Turnaround Strategies: Mass Insight Education & Research Institute (2009). School Turnaround Strategies That Have Failed: How to avoid past mistakes in addressing the needs of low-performing schools. Retrieved November 18, 2011.
What Rural Districts are Doing: Center on Innovation & Improvement (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2011.
Performance Cases: Center on Innovation & Improvement (2009). Breaking the Habit of Low Performance: Successful school restructuring stories. Retrieved November 18, 2011.