Presentation on theme: "A Continuous Improvement Update. Category 1 Leadership Requires leaders to set and communicate direction consistent with stakeholder requirements –H–How."— Presentation transcript:
A Continuous Improvement Update
Category 1 Leadership Requires leaders to set and communicate direction consistent with stakeholder requirements –H–How do leaders set and communicate direction? –H–How do leaders monitor progress? –H–How do leaders model the use of the principles of quality management?
Random Acts of Improvement Aim of the Organization Goals and Measures Aim of the Organization Aligned Acts of Improvement Goals and Measures
Staff Feedback District Focus: Strongly Agree DisagreeStrongly Disagree Regarding District direction… I believe the District is heading in the right direction. 41%57%2%0% Regarding District direction… I believe the District has identified the right vision, mission, goals, core values and guiding behavior which I support. 43%55%2%0% 98% 98%
Getting deployment to all classrooms and all employee groups Stakeholders need to be able to see it, hear it and feel it before they can accomplish it… – Tools for communicating direction: – SMART Goals, Action Plans, Quality Levels
Aligning School Improvement Plans to the District Strategic Plan
Classroom Data Center
Once goals and action plans have been set, it is critical to be able to measure progress Tools for getting focused and measuring deployment: Balanced Scorecard Quality Deployment Instruments
How Will We Measure Our Progress?
Once direction has been set, communicated, deployed and measured, there must also be internal support and capacity to accomplish the outcomes… Tools for supporting continuous improvement outcomes… Professional development/training Action Research deployment teams Quality Liaison Network Self-directed learning/web site
PDSA Deployment Teams (265 Individuals/49 Teams: Schools/Support Services) Set & communicate direction at the school/department level Learn quality tools and the PDSA process Develop skills as a Building Leadership Team
Quality Liaison Network 72 Quality Liaisons (from the schools and support services departments) Meet monthly Support continuous improvement at the building and department level – Modeling quality tools and processes – Assisting with the deployment of the 4 quality levels – Building internal capacity and support
Other Training Opportunities June 12-June 16Leading Continuous Improvement in the School30 hours June Quality Classroom Level One15 hours June Data Folders and Data Center15 hours August 7 - 8Quality Classroom Level One15 hours August Data Folders and Data Center15 hours
Web Site Support
Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence (IRPE)