In this phase of the PfS process, districts or schools create their one-year action plan to implement the multi-year improvement plan. As communities engage in this work, they:
The table below outlines the activities involved in facilitating the development of the annual action plan and provides access to the DIY facilitation resources and PfS worksheets and templates that support these activities. The facilitation resources provide information about how to facilitate each activity, including suggested meeting agendas, timeframes, and presentation slide text.
Districts or schools interested in creating an action plan from an existing plan, particularly one not created with the Planning for Success process, may want to conduct a plan assessment in order to identify strategic initiatives for action planning. The Planning for Success Plan Assessment worksheet is available in the table below as part of planning activity 1. Preparing to Action Plan.
Identifying Strategic Initiatives and Participants for Action Planning
The District Planning Process
Action Planning Team Membership
PfS Plan Assessment
Getting Started with the Action Planning Team
Analyzing District or School Planning Practices and Culture: SWOT Analysis
PfS SWOT Analysis Worksheet
Creating the Action Plan
Reviewing and Revising the Draft Action Plan
Action Plan Template
The Massachusetts Planning and Implementation Framework
Action Plan Review Protocol
Monitoring and Reporting on Action Plan Progress
Designing the Monitoring Process Worksheet
Gathering Progress Information Worksheet
Last Updated: September 11, 2019
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