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Building a Case for Change and Measuring your Progress Along the Way

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Listen and learn : Snapshot

Sunday, June 23, 1:30–2:30 pm
Location: Room 111

Presentation 1 of 2
Other presentations:
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Kellie Ady   Kara Gann  
We'll share how The Concerns-Based Adoption Model can help leaders facilitate change and measure implementations and initiatives. Using Gusky’s 5 Levels of Data Model we will discuss how multiple measures of data are critical to gathering evidence to determine levels of use and the success of learning initiatives.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Professional developers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Assessment/evaluations/standards
ISTE Standards: For Administrators:
Systemic Improvement
  • Lead purposeful change to maximize the achievement of learning goals through the appropriate use of technology and media-rich resources.
  • Collaborate to establish metrics, collect and analyze data, interpret results and share findings to improve staff performance and student learning.
Visionary Leadership
  • Engage in an ongoing process to develop, implement and communicate technology-infused strategic plans aligned with a shared vision.
Additional detail: ISTE author presentation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Educational Leaders must facilitate systemic improvement via purposeful change. The Concerns Based Adoption Model is one of the only models that has been specifically designed for supporting and measuring change in educational systems. This session will provide leaders with a protocol to help develop clear pictures of the initiative along with creating metrics for evaluation in order to maximize learning in the educational systems.


Introduction: (5 min)
Why we need a change model? (5 Min)
*How do we create a clear picture of where we are going?
*How do we manage individuals attitudes, beliefs & concerns?
How do we measure if an initiative is being used and adopted? (15 Min)
*5 Levels of Data & Essential Questions
Evaluation/Closing Remarks (5 min)

Supporting research

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Kellie Ady, Schoology
Kara Gann, Writable

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