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UIP in Action District Case Stories - Video Interviews by Topic

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This section provides access to video interviews of a variety of district leaders about different aspects of implementing unified improvement planning. Click on the question below to access video interviews with school and district leaders from a variety of districts about several critical components of unified improvement planning. The videos may be played directly in your browser or expanded to full screen mode. The district links below each video will take you to that district's full case story page (at this time, St. Vrain is the only active link to a case story).

Why is it important to do UIP?

What has been the benefit of Unified Improvement Planning (UIP) for the district?


Cherry Creek


Elizabeth


Garfield 16


Jeffco


St. Vrain


Woodlin

What did UIP add to our existing improvement planning efforts?

How do we find the time for UIP? What was our timeline for engaging in UIP?

How did we build staff capacity to engage in UP?


Cherry Creek


Elizabeth


Jeffco


St. Vrain


Woodlin

How did we implement UIP at the district level? At the school level?

How do find meaning in student performance data?


Cherry Creek


Elizabeth


Jeffco


Poudre


Woodlin

How do we address root cause analysis?


Jeffco


St. Vrain


Woodlin

How did we use SST or CADI reviews in our planning efforts?

How do we monitor the progress of the implementation of our UIP?


Jeffco


Poudre

How do we engage in UIP when we are a small district?


Garfield 16


Woodlin

How did we work with our local school board? District accountability committee? School accountability committees?


Cherry Creek


Elizabeth


Garfield 16


Poudre


St. Vrain


Woodlin

How do we make the school and district plans fit together?

How did we work with our turnaround and priority improvement schools?


St. Vrain


Woodlin

How do we engage in improvement planning when we are already high performing?


Cherry Creek


Elizabeth

What advice would we give to other districts?

What are our next steps?