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Self-Assessment: This assessment is a tool to guide individuals and/or teams to reflect on current practice to identify the most significant area of need within each domain. The self-assessment responses are calculated and sorted by critical attribute to guide schools in determining entry points to begin their work.  Rank responses to each question using the following scale:
Rarely— not intentional
Emerging— intentional for some
Developing— intentional for most
Systemic— intentional for all

Q1) A broad base of stakeholders analyze and contribute to the school vision and mission.

Q2) The school values high-quality collaboration and conveys the message that collaboration is as an integral part of learning.

Q3) Trust, inclusiveness, and belongingness permeate the learning environment.

Q4) Systems of communication are well-established and bring about transparency and connectivity in the community.

Q5) Collaborative structures and processes (PLC’s, leadership team) are in place within and across systems to support learning.

Q6) A safe, healthy, and supportive environment is a priority and influences the school’s ongoing improvement.

Q7) Ongoing reflective conversations between school and community uncover barriers to educational equity.

Q8) Teacher, student, and community members are encouraged to solve problems and try new approaches in collaborative groups.

Q9) Structures and processes are in place that reflect and align with the school vision and mission.

Q10) The school regularly reflects on the status of the school culture and climate.

Q11) There is a clear strategic plan (priorities) that develops and sustains a focused direction for continuous improvement.

Q12) Diverse stakeholders are included in collaborative conversations and viewed as trusted partners in decisions that impact student learning.

Q13) The school leadership view the school as a whole system and integrate initiatives from the district as part of an interconnected system.

Q14) Collective commitment of the mission and vision drives change.

Q15) Teacher, student, and community members take ownership and drive their own inquiry in collaborative groups.

Q16) The school creates the conditions where shared decision-making with students, teachers, and community members is part of the norm.