Impact Stories

Impact Stories2023-05-18T11:00:08-04:00

Impact Story: Implementing Statewide Systems – Formative Assessment in Missouri

June 26th, 2024|

Formative assessment is a planned, ongoing process that elicits and uses evidence of student learning to provide teachers with feedback that they can use to adjust learning strategies, goals, or next instructional steps.1

Research suggests that students who participate in formative assessment perform better on measures of academic achievement than students

Impact Story: Charting Pathways Toward a Strengthened Educator Workforce in Colorado

June 26th, 2024|

The Problem

Across the United States, vacancies in the educator workforce have drastically increased, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.1 Leading up to the 2021–22 school year, Colorado schools sought to fill 5,729 teaching positions, representing 10.33% of all teaching positions in the state. Of those positions, 1,568 (27.37%) remained unfilled for

Impact Story: Executive Leadership Forum in Kansas & Missouri – Guiding Leaders Guiding Change

May 16th, 2023|

In response to the rapidly changing context of delivering education during COVID-19, Region 12 Comprehensive Center (R12CC) launched a monthly forum to engage school superintendents in conversations about leading change during times of uncertainty. Drawing on research and experience from multiple fields, sessions are designed to help leaders broaden their understanding of