Turning Evidence into Action

The wide range of student achievement results is due to many factors. Discovering which ones affect a particular group is a powerful way to begin improving learning. Understanding how to examine the results in order to make a difference in a school will give school leaders a tool that will help them shape the school’s future. In this webinar, participants will learn to navigate and explore student achievement results deeply in order to discover the root causes of achievement gaps. Addressing root causes is vital to ensuring that action planning for student achievement will be effective. The webinar leaders will demonstrates to participants how root cause analysis works, why it works, and how to use it in school settings. Participants will gain hands-on strategies for addressing student achievement and school improvement planning.

 

Key Points

  • Clues to the reasons for student achievement gaps lie in the results and can be mined for helpful information.

  • Learning how to understand student achievement gaps using root cause analysis provides school leaders with a tool that can be used in any school at any time.

 

Length

 

1 hour, webinar

 

Leaders

 

Dr. Scott C. Bauer & Dr. David Brazer

 

Scott C. Bauer and David Brazer are coauthors of the new book Using Research to Lead School Improvement: Turning Evidence into Action, now available from NAESP’s National Principals Resource Center. Members can purchase this book at your member discount.*

ABOUT DAVID BRAZER

David Brazer is associate professor and academic program coordinator of the Education Leadership Program at George Mason University. He is co-author of Using Research to Lead School Improvement: Turning Evidence into Action, now available from NAESP’s National Principals Resource Center.

 

ABOUT SCOTT C. BAUER

 

Scott C. Bauer is associate professor in the Education Leadership program and director of the Division of Individual & Organizational Transformation in the College of Education & Human Development at George Mason University. He is co-author of Using Research to Lead School Improvement: Turning Evidence into Action, now available from NAESP’s National Principals Resource Center.