Regardless of the organization level—state, district, school, or classroom—effective data use hinges on strong Leadership that provides vision, support, and momentum for data use. The Needs Assessment helps identify strengths and weaknesses in Leadership Capacity and helps to build a better understanding of how to strengthen leadership.
Click the subsection links above to navigate to the desired sub-section. The “Purpose for Data Use” and “Procedures & Policies for Data Use” tabs will guide you through General and In-Depth Assessments of your organization’s Leadership needs. The “Resources” tab provides links to articles, books, websites, and other materials for you to learn more about Leadership related to data use. Finally, the “Transformation Plan” tab provides instructions for creating your own transformation plan to increase Leadership around data use.