Theory of Action

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“I am impressed with Lisa’s laser clear view of issues and articulation of how to establish a few specific goals to accomplish next steps and growth. She is passionate about all students’ success and carries a personal commitment to equity for all students.”

NANCY VOLK, EXPANDED LEARNING TIME FACILITATOR, SYRACUSE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

To assist school leaders in the complex process of school improvement, Dr. Henkel works with each school to develop a proprietary action plan consisting of five key steps leading to improved student outcomes. Pathways’ Theory of Action targets each critical step in the improvement process to improve and ensure collaboration, analysis, implementation, support, and long-term management.

CULTIVATE

an atmosphere of continual improvement focused on growth

ANALYZE

school and student data, and identify school-wide priorities

IMPLEMENT

goals and action plans based on school-wide priorities

COACH

and equip leaders with tools to move forward

MONITOR

and adjust the implementation process with instructional leaders

Theory of Action Improvement Process | Pathways to Academic Excellence

IMPROVED STUDENT OUTCOMES

To assist school leaders in the complex process of school improvement, Dr. Henkel works with each school to develop a proprietary action plan consisting of six key steps. Pathways’ Theory of Action targets each critical step in the improvement process to improve and ensure collaboration, analysis, implementation, support, and long-term management.

CULTIVATE

an atmosphere of continual improvement focused on growth

ANALYZE

school and student data, and identify school-wide priorities

IMPLEMENT

goals and action plans based on school-wide priorities

COACH

and equip leaders with tools to move forward

MONITOR

and adjust the implementation process with instructional leaders

IMPROVED STUDENT OUTCOMES

“Analyzing and using school data is a major focus in Dr. Henkel’s coaching sessions with school leaders.  She helps leaders and teams synthesize school and student data, along with district evaluations, and the Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness (DTSDE), to identify priorities, design specific goals, and create action plans…. READ MORE

NATE FRANZ, ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF TEACHING & LEARNING, SYRACUSE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT