1: A Clear and Common Focus

In high-performing schools, administrators, teachers, students, and parents share and commit to clearly articulated and understood common goals based on the fundamental belief that all students can learn and improve their performance.  There is clear evidence of school practices to support this belief. 

1 Think outside the clock: Create time for professional learning.
2 CT's Guide to Early Childhood Program Development
3 SUSTAINING SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT: Data-Driven Decision Making
4 SUSTAINING SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT: Professional Development
5 Data Walls
6 Best Practice Model for School Leader Evaluation and Professional Development
7 Building a New Structure For School Leadership
8 Promising Practices in CT Schools
9 Bridging the Gap Between Standards and Achievement
10 CT's Model Special Education Policy and Procedures Manual
11 CT's Special Education Regulations
12 Best Practices for School Counseling in Connecticut
13 Developing Quality Programs for Pupil Services: A Self-Evaluative Guide
14 Early Childhood - Community of Practice