Responsibilities of the Quality Liaison: Main communication channel between the District and school/department Serve as a "PDSA/Action Research support person for the school or department (to locate resources and/or find answers to questions) Keep the momentum of action research going through discussions, conversations and sharing of information to staff
Purposes of Liaison Network Learn and share best practices in PDSA/Action Research and quality tool usage Network with other liaisons to share ideas and best practices Learn from each other's expertise and experiences and discuss how to deploy and enhance continuous improvement efforts in CRCSD Support the implementation of the 4 Quality Levels at the school
Sharing Share a positive action that youve taken in carrying out your role as a Quality Liaison Share a positive action that youve taken in carrying out your role as a Quality Liaison Describe the experience Describe the experience What made it positive ? What made it positive ?
Enhancing Facilitation Skills Deb Preisser, GWAEA
District Updates Department Leadership Teams Staff Development Offerings Quality Levels (Specials and Media) Teacher Workload 4 Schools Training NQEC & Blog Video Library Scorecard Measure
District Updates Video Library Goal: create a video library Quality Tools 8 Components of the Continuous Improvement Classroom Soliciting volunteers! Ground rules created by students Classroom mission statements Classroom and student measurable goals Quality tools and PDSA used regularly The Continuous Improvement Classroom Classroom data centers Classroom meetings facilitated by students Student-led conferences Student data folders
Data Warehouse District SMART Goal & Action Plan Vision: Integrated data management system with real-time access at the fingertips of employees Just-in-time reporting and monitoring
Quality Liaison Role Be prepared to assist in the administration of the deployment instrument in April to all teachers Advise the BLT; heads-up! Details shared with principals and Quality Liaisons at future meeting How can your school use the data collected to drive Continuous Improvement?
WHAT is a scatter diagram? –A picture of the correlation between two factors over time. –The more data - the more reliable –The closer the data resembles a straight line, the higher the correlation to each other. –Diagrams may be positive, negative or show no correlation.
Prior to next meeting… Next Meeting: March 6 th, 2007 Next Meeting: March 6 th, 2007 Advise the BLT of the new District Scorecard measure for Continuous Improvement Advise the BLT of the new District Scorecard measure for Continuous Improvement Share the process/timeline for administering the Deployment Instrument at your school Share the process/timeline for administering the Deployment Instrument at your school Discuss how the results could be used to support continuous improvement Discuss how the results could be used to support continuous improvement
Final Thoughts… Questions? Questions? Comments? Comments? Meeting Evaluation Meeting Evaluation Thank you- Leaders of Continuous Improvement!