The CIP/DIP: A Plan That Works

Learn how to write effective district and campus improvement plans in this 3-hour training session. Discover the transformation of a district that has moved beyond focusing campus improvement plan goals solely on test scores.

What is The CIP/DIP: A Plan that Works?

This 3-hour session is specifically designed for principals, central office administrators and others who want great ideas about how to meet state and federal improvement planning requirements; and, more importantly, how to write effective campus and district improvement plans.

This session features idea-generating conversations and includes round-table discussions. While state-mandated planning requirements will be included, the intent of this session is to learn new ideas to craft a well-designed, functional, and meaningful improvement plan.

Why The CIP/DIP: A Plan That Works?

Discover the transformation of a district hat moved beyond focusing campus improvement plan goals solely on test scores (i.e. “ABC High School will move from 72% in math to 100% in may by May as measured by the [standardized assessments],” to “By the end of September, ABC High School will identify students not involved in any extracurricular organizations, teams, groups, or co-curricular programs and by May will reduce that initial population by 50%,” or “XYZ School will increase the number of students who will enroll in advanced coursework classes for the school year to 50%,” or “123 Elementary School will improve classroom instruction, so a minimum of 80% of students’ needs are met in Tier 1 while reducing the number of students identified for Tier 2 from 16% to 12% and from 15% to 8% in Tier 3.”

What will I learn in The CIP/DIP: A Plan That Works?

  • How to know if your plan has too many performance objectives and strategies
  • What evidence-based strategies are and why they matter
  • How to ensure that all components and requirements are completed
  • Ways to connect budgets to strategies

Who is The CIP/DIP: A Plan That Works for?

  • District and campus-level administrators involved in planning
  • Principals
  • Assistant principals
  • Teacher leaders


  • Lesli Laughter –, 806-331-6160 x 103

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