Colorado schools and districts can improve student learning and system effectiveness by engaging in a cycle of continuous improvement to manage their performance. To support this purpose, the Education Accountability Act of 2009 requires each Colorado district and school to create an annual improvement plan.
The Colorado Department of Education has developed a unified improvement planning template and processes to support schools and districts in their performance management efforts. The UIP template has been designed to meet state, federal, and program accountability requirements.
- Teaching and Learning Conditions in Colorado (TLCC) Survey: For schools and districts with greater than 50% participation, results are now available on a dashboard and in formal report at TLCC Colorado.
- School and District Performance Frameworks and UIPs: The most recent frameworks and the most recently submitted UIP are available here: http://www.cde.state.co.us/schoolview/performance
- UIPs 2017-2018: All school and districts UIPs are now posted to the CDE website: Unified Improvement Plans.
The UIP process map in the upper right-hand corner contains interactive links to resources available to support each step of the unified improvement planning process. By clicking on a step in the map, you will be directed to the support page for that step in the process. You may also use the links on the left-hand navigation bar to access these resources. Click on either "Unified Improvement Planning" at the top at the process map, or "Unified Improvement Planning" on the left-hand navigation to return to the UIP homepage.