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District Continuous Improvement Plans are required by Oregon State Statute 329.095. The Oregon Department of Education is committed to assisting schools and districts in the important work of self-assessment and continuous improvement planning. To that end, ODE is using Indistar® for Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) submissions.

Indistar® is a web-based, continuous improvement process, adopted by Oregon for school and district continuous improvement planning. District and school Leadership Teams use this tool to assess their professional practice compared with indicators of research-based effective practice and chart their course for improvement. The system supports this process with clear expectations, a structured process and access to research and resources (R & R) related to each of the “indicators” of effective practice. The resulting “Continuous Improvement Plan” communicates to educators, students and their families, and the community the process of self-evaluation, thoughtful planning, implementation and monitoring of that plan to elevate professional practice targeting increased student achievement.

District-level Resources and Research (R&R) Aligned to Indistar® Indicators

This Resources and Research (R & R) document is designed to provide districts a context for the indicator providing research syntheses, examples and references.

School-level Resources and Research (R&R) Aligned to Indistar® Indicators

This Resources and Research (R & R) document provides informational supports to those using Indistar® for school-level planning.

District Continuous Improvement Planning

Strategic to Action Planning PDF
Updating Your Work

Revised District Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) Due Dates - reposted

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  • Jan McCoy Email    (503) 947-5704
    Data, Operations and Grant Management - Specialist, Research and Planning