With the unique challenges of the past year and a half, an aligned strategic plan has never been more critical. Even for districts with an existing strategic plan, the learning disruptions created by COVID-19 provide an opportunity to revisit those plans. Insight uses a collaborative and interactive approach to engage stakeholders in a deliberate strategic planning process that results in new or updated vision, mission, core beliefs, theory of action, organizational goals, key metrics, and action steps.
For many schools and districts, teacher recruitment and retention was already an area of need prior to the pandemic, and the last year has only exacerbated teacher shortages. Insight provides customized on-the ground supports to help districts prioritize recruitment and retention in new ways. We work collaboratively to build year-round, multi-stakeholder systems to recruit and retain the effective educators students need and deserve.
Helping schools create effective and efficient systems to support teachers is at Insight’s core. In fact, Insight was founded over 20 years ago to provide professional learning opportunities directly to teachers. Our experience and the relevant research has shown there are three critical levers to improve educator effectiveness and student outcomes:
Additionally, our ADVANCE platform can be used for peer-to-peer video-based coaching, as well as to ensure that all observers in a building are calibrated on identifying effective instruction.
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