Data inquiry is most effective with sound foundational cultures and systems to access and use data. Through self-assessment, leadership teams become aware of their organizational data structures and processes as well as their role in leading staff through data use. The purpose of this self-assessment is for teams to gauge the level of data-informed leadership within their school or district culture. Designed for school, district or teacher leadership teams, this collaborative self-assessment helps team members examine and be informed about data leadership facets currently in their school or district. Results from this team process are used to guide actions to improve data cultures, systems, and use.
Purpose:This resource guides leadership teams into identifying and analyzing the systems and practices in place in their district which focus on data quality.Description:Based on evidence, teams rate practices in three areas: District-wide Data Systems, Data Entry & Validation, and Data Error Analysis. A summary provides opportunities to analyze findings and plan for next steps.
The purpose of this resource is to understand the importance and legal requirements of protecting student data privacy and assess the status of current practices.
This resource is designed to be utilized collaboratively by district leadership teams and reinforced by school leadership teams. First, you will find guidance regarding policies, principles and protocols critical to protect student data. The checklist that follows is organized into eight items to assess and provide evidence regarding current status. Using the checklist, teams identify areas of need and plan actions to be taken to insure student privacy.