Tools and Resources

Network districts use a variety of models, templates, and exemplar artifacts to implement the SGS Strategy.

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Models/Templates
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Annual Portfolio Plan Template and Model

To support district planning, this document includes a template and a model portfolio plan.

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Bellwether Report- School Performance Frameworks

SPFs are action-oriented tools that provide info. on school performance and quality across several measures. Bellwether’s report aims at helping school system leaders as...

Models/Templates
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Community Engagement Plan

This Community Engagement Plan may be most useful after completing the Engaging Your Community Planning Tool. Created by Kitamba, it helps district leaders gather...

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CRPE Report- School Performance Frameworks

As part of CRPE’s ongoing work to understand and support successful portfolio management and district-charter collaboration, this report is a resource for leaders who...

Exemplars
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Denver Public Schools' Strategic Regional Analysis, 2017

To support their goal of having at least 80% of students in every district region attend a top tier school, the Strategic Regional Analysis...

Exemplars
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Edgewood ISD Superintendent outreach videos

Superintendent Hernandez regularly engages the Edgewood ISD community using videos published to YouTube and shared on social media, which provides him a direct and...

Exemplars
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Edgewood ISD- Vision 2025 video

Narrated by Superintendent Hernandez, Edgewood ISD produced this video to explain their strategic plan to the community, including the creation of five innovation zones...

Models/Templates
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Engaging Your Community Planning Tool

This template helps district staff summarize a problem they are trying to solve, identify solutions, list who they will communicate with and the goal...

Exemplars
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Fort Worth ISD 2019-2020 Annual Portfolio Plan

Ft. Worth ISD's leaders developed a portfolio planning process that built awareness, suppport, and alignment for school action initiatives. Their plan identifies multi-year district...

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How to Engage Your Community Around School Actions

In Oct. 2019, Kitamba Principal Collin Moore used this PowerPoint to lead a discussion on why, when, and how districts should engage their community...

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McKinsey Report- How the World’s Most Improved School Systems Keep Getting Better.

McKinsey’s focus in this report is to explain the experiences of 20 school systems from all parts of the globe that have achieved significant...

Exemplars
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Midland ISD 2019-2020 Annual School Actions Planning Cycle

Midland ISD and Kitamba used this PowerPoint in fall 2019 to walk through the details of MISD's fall annual school portfolio review and planning...