Statewide System of Support

The Division of School Support at the Minnesota Department of Education provides a Statewide System of Support (SSOS) that offers technical assistance and program support to Title I schools and districts not making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Assistance may take the form of consultation on improvement plan development, training and coaching pertaining to the elements of school or district improvement plans and the research-based strategies and activities available to increase student achievement.

Continuous Improvement-Action Planning: Under the Minnesota NCLB Flexibility Waiver, Title I schools with a Multiple Measurement rating in the bottom 25 percent (not already identified as a Priority or Focus School) will be identified as a Continuous Improvement School each year. With that designation, these schools are required to develop and implement a school improvement plan for the current school year. This webinar takes the viewer step-by-step through the school improvement planning process. - 42 minutes

  • 2013-14 School Improvement Plan   pdf icon PDF11/8/13
    A school improvement plan is an organized, focused, inclusive and public process and template to plan improvement for student benefit. The purpose of the action plan is to identify an evidence-based instructional strategy or practice and document the process the school will use to implement that practice with fidelity to meet the greatest instructional needs of students.