Continual School Improvement- A Process Approach

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Continual School Improvement: A Process Approach

An Online School Administration Professional Development Opportunity

Registration Deadline: ‚ÄčSeptember 1, 2017

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This online course is meant to engage principals and members of school and district leadership teams in developing a school improvement plan based on data. Specifically, this course gives leaders an organized way to think about utilizing data from the CALL survey, school-based tools, and district goals to create and implement a detailed school improvement plan. 

Course Dates: August 15 - May 31, 2017 
Registration Deadline: September 1, 2017
(Late registration possible but course opens August 15)

Topics include:

  • Continuous improvement and leadership in achievement and equity

  • Fundamentals of implementation science and distributed leadership

  • Building and utilizing school improvement teams

  • The Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL) Survey

  • Utilizing data to develop school improvement plans

  • Integrating components of Title I needs assessment and schoolwide planning

Part of this course will focus on utilizing the CALL survey for developing a school improvement plan. A current CALL license ($600) for the school you are working with is required for this course. The license for a school can be purchased by visiting this website:

Who Should Take this Course?

  • Principals

  • Directors of Instruction or Pupil Services supporting school improvement

  • District administrators supporting school principals and school improvement

  • Members of school improvement teams


Mary Jo Ziegler currently works for CESA2 as an instructional consultant and Title I Network Coordinator. Her thirty years of experience in education includes with a broad spectrum of PK thru 12 educators and leaders in both urban and rural settings supporting effective instruction. She has also worked closely with professors at UW-Madison.


Non-credit course registration fee: $450. Participants seeking special student credit pay an additional $300 ($100 per credit) prior to the spring semester portion of the course. Credits are UW Madison special student academic credits.


Interested parties should go to ‚Äčthis website to register for the course itself and access to the CALL survey.

Registration Deadline: September 1, 2017

Course content questions? Contact Mary Jo Ziegler
Registration questions?
Contact Gwyneth Hughes:
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