Together, Insight and Waukee Community School District in Iowa have facilitated a strategic planning task force consisting of district and community stakeholders. Through a collaborative process, Insight has led the revision of the district’s core beliefs, mission statement, and portrait of a graduate, which is highlighted in a strategic plan document that outlines district priorities, goals, indicators, and benchmarks.Read more about how we can support your district with strategic planning.
As part of the Empowering Educators to Excel program (a Teacher and School Leader Incentive Grant from the US Department of Education), Insight has provided critical support around the key levers to improve student achievement, including educator recruitment, development, and retention. Insight provides support to Gainesville Independent School District in Texas to build a year-long, multi-stakeholder, and equity-driven recruitment system to attract and retain effective teachers. As a result, the number of teachers of color hired in the district has increased from 12% to 40%.Read more about how we can support your district with recruitment and retention.
Insight provides comprehensive support to Jackson Public Schools in Mississippi . One of our focus areas includes professional learning and coaching. Our team coaches school and executive leaders in the district using elements of our Coaching for Change and Traction models. We provide professional learning at all levels of the organization, including working with new teachers and their mentors.Read more about how we can support your district with professional learning and coaching.
Insight is supporting Rio Grande City Grulla Independent School District in Texas to develop and implement a learning acceleration strategic plan. Through this work, Insight provides various supports, including ongoing coaching and professional development, leading cohort learning opportunities, and conducting continuous cycles of improvement with data-based decision making.Read more about how we can support your district with accelerated learning.
Insight has worked with Chappaqua Central School District in New York to conduct a comprehensive equity audit. This audit includes conducting focus groups, collecting and analyzing data, and reviewing relevant documents. As a result of the audit, Insight has developed a customized scope and sequence of professional learning sessions aligned to district needs. Insight is facilitating customized professional learning sessions for the district’s leadership team, all staff, students, families, and community members.Read more about how we can support your district with equity analysis and support.
Insight is currently partnering with Clark County School District in Nevada to provide a comprehensive leadership academy to its pipeline of leaders. This academy includes several modules that focus on key topics such as strategic thinking and problem solving; building social and political capital; and executing well, managing up, and leading a team. Insight is now working with the district to develop a similar academy for aspiring leaders and assistant principals focused on research-based best practices and strategies.Read more about how we can support your district with leadership academies.
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