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Using Stakeholder Assessments to Identify Strengths and Needs

 

Training Outcomes
Blended Delivery
Certification Fulfillment Criteria

You will be able to:

*Identify three starting points for launching a program improvement initiative.

 

*Analyze a variety of research-based stakeholder assessments that can be used to measure your programís instructional and programmatic strengths and needs.

 

*Engage your staff in adapting stakeholder ssessments to reflect local and state policies and procedures.

 

*Use and analyze the results of a teacher/tutor, local director, program , student, and/or partner needs assessment.

 
Web-based:
Introduction to Program Improvement: This one-hour online course will introduce you to the three starting points for program improvement:  self-assessment, research, and data.
 
Workshop:
This six-hour face-to-face workshop will allow you to explore the use of various models of research-based stakeholder assessments that can help identify professional development, instructional, and programmatic strengths and weaknesses.
 
Webcast:
During this one-hour webcast, you will discuss your experiences with adapting, using, and analyzing the results of one selected self-assessment.

In addition to participation in all training activities, you will:

  • (1)Engage staff in customizing one selected self-assessment.

     

  • (2)Conduct the self-assessment.

     

  • (3)Respond to Program Improvement Decision Points.

     

  • (4)Post responses in your electronic portfolio.

 

     
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