WestEd delivers equity-driven services in order to improve outcomes for all students.
Our approach to school and district transformation is informed by the following:
- A commitment to equitable outcomes for all students regardless of their background
- A process of continuous improvement
- The Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement
School and District Transformation from WestEd
Our Continuous Improvement Process
We lead a continuous improvement process to inform your transformation and improvement efforts across multiple schools in your district, providing professional development around evidence-based teaching strategies, revitalizing professional learning communities, and teaching leaders how to maximize family engagement. Our process can be easily adapted to improvement processes at state and local levels.
The Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement
Additionally, our Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement is a conceptual school improvement framework developed by the Center for School Turnaround and Improvement to organize and guide our activities for rapid and sustained school improvement. Along with our WestEd process for continuous improvement, The Four Domains framework enhances coherence and alignment of school improvement activities.
Four Domains CALL Survey
To inform our work together, our experts draw from the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL), a school- and district-wide leadership assessment and feedback system designed to support professional growth, leadership development, and school improvement planning. The WestEd Four Domains CALL Survey is created specifically to identify pressing challenges for your schools, uncover opportunities for targeted intervention, and inform school improvement plans. Learn more about our Four Domains CALL Survey.
WestEd Services: Lasting Transformation Begins With the Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement
We utilize the Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement to inform our collaborative work with states and districts. Together with our partners we utilize the Four Domains to jumpstart our work to create and sustain improvement.
Engage educators, strengthen school improvement, and ensure rapid and sustainable growth using the Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement.
This framework assists educators in rapid school and district improvement efforts through turnaround leadership, talent development, instructional transformation, and culture shift.
Indicators help school, district, and state teams take and track action within each of the four domains, bringing greater understanding of current practices that are operational within an education system or where more work may be required.
Any school district that is serious about improving outcomes for students, teachers, and administrators should consider working with the professionals from WestEd.
Jeffrey J. Smith, Superintendent, Balsz School District, Phoenix, AZ