Implementation Evaluation

Measurement and interpretation of the quality and effectiveness of implementation of an SEL program or approach. May include an assessment of implementation fidelity and/or an assessment of whether progress is being made toward goals, with the aim of improving implementation support or making other course corrections to meet goals.

See also: implementation monitoring

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Districtwide Indicators of SEL Implementation

CASEL’s District Framework identifies 16 key activities for
districtwide SEL implementation. When these activities are fully implemented, districts infuse SEL into every aspect of students’
educational experience -- across their classrooms, schools, homes and communities. The indicators below provide evidence of high-quality implementation throughout the district.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS needs and resources assessment implementation evaluation integrate with district priorities district SEL expertise

The CASEL Assessment Guide

The Assessment Guide provides several resources for practitioners to select and use measures of student SEL, including guidance on how to select an assessment and use student SEL data, a catalog of SEL assessments equipped with filters and bookmarking, and real-world accounts of how practitioners are using SEL assessments.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS student assessment toolkit define SEL metrics assessment conducting local SEL research continuous improvement implementation evaluation

MeasuringSEL: Use Data

From CASEL's Measuring SEL practitioner resources, this page provides details and examples of how districts have used SEL data from formative or summative assessment for continuous improvement.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS student assessment toolkit define SEL metrics equity assessment conducting local SEL research implementation monitoring implementation evaluation instructional practices youth voice

A Primer for Continuous Improvement in Schools and Districts

This white paper lays out a model and principles for improvement, describes the Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycle, and includes examples for using a Fishbone Diagram and a Driver Diagram to define a problem and establish an aim.

SOURCE: University/Nonprofit Research Institution

TAGS assessment continuous improvement implementation evaluation planning

Tool for Developing SMARTIE Goals for Districtwide SEL

Short document explaining how to set SMARTIE goals for districtwide SEL implementation. Provides reflection questions to get the team started, example SMARTIE goals, and a blank template.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS toolkit define SEL metrics continuous improvement implementation evaluation planning SEL leadership

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ATLAS Looking at Data Protocol

This data reflection protocol from CASEL's Guide to Schoolwide SEL is based on a tool developed by the National School Reform Faculty (nsrfharmony.org). Participants describe what they see in the data, make inferences, and share implications for future work.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS implementation support toolkit data dashboards continuous improvement PK-12 implementation monitoring implementation evaluation planning SEL leadership

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Learning from Outcome Data

Recommendations for organizing data, identifying trends, and making data-informed adaptations to practice.

SOURCE: CASEL

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Learning from Process Data

Recommendations for assembling process data, reflecting on and interpreting the data, and using it to plan.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS toolkit define SEL metrics assessment data dashboards conducting local SEL research continuous improvement implementation monitoring implementation evaluation planning SEL leadership

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Learning from Data as a Team

Recommendations for convening a team, working together to analyze data, and making decisions about how to share data.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS toolkit parent leadership student leadership define SEL metrics data dashboards conducting local SEL research continuous improvement implementation monitoring implementation evaluation SEL leadership

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SEL Inventory – Elementary Interview

This interview protocol was used by evaluators at elementary school sites in Sacramento City to gather baseline data on the implementation of SEL programs and practices. Includes handouts that were provided to interviewees.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS assessment evidence-based programs school visit/observation tool elementary school grades data dashboards conducting local SEL research continuous improvement implementation monitoring implementation evaluation SEL leadership

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