1st Edition

Data-Driven Decision Making and Dynamic Planning

By Paul Preuss Copyright 2007
    146 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    146 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    This book will help you understand how to integrate data-based decisions into the daily work of the school. It is a practical and relevant handbook for converting data into wise decision-making and planning. It will give you the skills to successfully-
    -Make data-based decisions
    -Measure student learning and program effectiveness
    -Evaluate student progress
    -Use data to improve instruction
    -Integrate a "Dynamic Planning" process into the daily operation of your school

    1 Introduction: The Context and Overview
    2 Data and Databased Decision Making
    3 Data Pathways
    4 Value-Added Analysis
    5 Key Concepts
    6 Dynamic Planning
    7 Making It Happen


    Dr. Paul G. Preuss has completed 36 years of service in the public schools of New York State as teacher, principal, superintendent, and as assistant Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) superintendent. He coauthored the unified Planning Process, which served as a basis for New York’s Comprehensive District Education Planning process (CDEP), and established and directed the New York State Technical Assistance Center for Comprehensive District Education Planning. He served as a member and co-chair of the New York State CDEP Steering Committee and the Steering Committee of the New York State Data Analysts Group. Dr. Preuss has authored the “School Leader’s Guide to Root Cause Analysis: Using Data to Dissolve Problems.” In retirement he has provided consulting and training services to school districts both locally and nationally.Dr. Preuss holds degrees from Muhlenberg College, Colgate University, and Syracuse University. He is a student of organizational behavior and has become a systems thinker. His work is backed by 32 years of administrative experience in making positive things happen for students.