Continuous Improvement Why is it necessary and how do you do it ?. Richard DeLorenzo. Today’s Goals. Understand why we need to continually reifne our orgainzation Be able to self assess our current organization Complete a relevant action plan . What are the components of the RISC Model?.
Continuous Improvement Why is it necessary and how do you do it?
“We asked our staff for their processes.”
“We can’t keep up with you guys every year you keep changing what you do and how you do it.”Denali School District
National Governors Association/Achieve Summit (February 26, 2005) Prepared Remarks by Bill Gates, Co-chair"When we looked at the millions of students that our high schools are not preparing for higher education—and we looked at the damaging impact that has on their lives—we came to a painful conclusion: America’s high schools are obsolete."
Students will operate technology based tools to manage information, solve problems, and express ideas in a responsible manner.
RISC School Districts Level 5
Using the RISC Self-Assessment tool, first determine where your schools are and what are some strengths and OFIs for Continuous Improvement?
What was one “aha” and what can you take with you to build improve your system?
“The ultimate goal of change is when people see themselves as shareholders with a stake in the success of the system as whole”Michael Fullan
“This system provides a clear road map of what students need to know and do in each content area. Besides mastery of basic skills, the needs of the whole child are considered including character development, career development, service learning, and technology. All the skills we need to be successful in the 21st century.”
Baldrige Acceptance Speech
By Nathaniel Moore
Chugach School District Student
“Making Dreams Come True”Nathaniel Moore Acceptance Speech 2001 Baldrige Award Celebration