Dive Deeper: Read
The Practice Guide to Supporting Implementation identifies the competencies that implementation support practitioners need to support the effective implementation and scaling of evidence-informed practices, programs and policies, to improve outcomes for people and communities.
NIRN and the National Center for School Turnaround (2018) published the Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement: An Implementation Framework as a companion to the Center for School Turnaround’s (2017) recent publication of The Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement: A Systems Framework. The aim of this companion paper is to describe how to use the improvement domains in practice.
SISEP Blog: High-Quality Teaching = High-Fidelity Teaching
Implementation Practice in Human Service Systems: Understanding the Principles and Competencies of Professionals Who Support Implementation
This study aims to understand the role implementation support practitioners can have in supporting the use of research-supported practices, policies, and programs in human service sectors.
Implementation Support Practitioner Profile: Guiding Principals and Core Competencies for Implementation Practices
SISEP Blog: Let's "Dig" into Why Implementation Support Practitioners are Needed in Education
SISEP Blog: Navigating the Implementation Cs: Back to School Reminders and Tips
SISEP Blog: Reflecting on Your Implementation Journey
SISEP Blog: What is on the menu...Context!
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Dive Deeper: Listen
Equitable Implementation Guide published by the Collaborative for Implementation Practice
The Implementation Support Practitioner Core Competencies Self-Assessment and Goal Setting Kit contains two documents to assist Implementation Specialists in identifying their strengths and growth opportunities. One document is a self-assessment that allows individuals to reflect on their skills with each core competency. Once complete, the planning templates provide space to define personal goals and action planning to improve.
After completing this lesson about understanding context, you will be able to explain why context is essential, solicit information from various perspectives, identify contextual barriers and assets, and engage in continuous problem-solving efforts/mitigating strategies.
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