CCSD 146’s leaders needed a way to clearly present their strategic plan both to the district’s staff and to parents and community stakeholders.
Measure what matters, and promote an evidence-based culture
Strategic monitoring and evidence-based practice starts by measuring the outcomes that make the difference for students. As the adage goes “not everything that can be counted counts”. The data and information leaders focus on has a profound impact on organizational culture, which ultimately leads to what people within the organization deem important. Strategic monitoring is about measuring progress toward the future you are trying to create.