The purpose of the Continuous School Improvement Training Series is to ensure that school-level leaders and staff can:

  • Find resources and tools that support equity-driven continuous school improvement and implementation of the strategic priorities

  • Use those resources and tools to support their school improvement process, including implementation of the strategic priorities

  • Use implementation science best practices in their school improvement work to get better outcomes for students and reach their goals

Note: This training series includes content adapted from The National Implementation Research Network’s Active Implementation Hub and the University of North Carolina’s State Implementation & Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices Center.

If you have any questions about the content covered in this training, please contact the Research, Evaluation, Assessment and Accountability (REAA) Department at or (612) 668-0570.

Part 1: Overview of Continuous School Improvement & Implementation Science


Part 2: Rapid Cycles of Improvement


Part 3: Installation Step 1

Anticipate, Communicate, Elicit, and Plan for Needed Supports, Training & Resources


Part 4: Installation Step 2

Deliver Needed Supports, Trainings, and Resources


Part 5: Installation Step 3

Set a Goal and Make a Plan for Progress Monitoring


Part 6: Initial Implementation


Supplemental Resources