Using the science and practice of implementation to strengthen equity in our education systems, support our educators, and improve outcomes for children, families, and communities.

Our Goals

To support implementation of instructional and leadership practices that lead to improved outcomes for students with disabilities, the SISEP center will…

Increase Capacity of selected State Education Agencies (SEAs), Education Service Agencies (ESAs), Local Education Agencies (LEAs), and Charter Management Organizations (CMOs)
Increase Capacity of OSEP-funded TA centers' systemic change efforts
Increase knowledge, skills, and competencies of LEA superintendents and other leaders
Increase body of knowledge on developing an infrastructure

Implementation for Educators Blog

September 29, 2021
Collin McColskey-Leary

Introduction

The reality is around 70 percent of organizational change efforts do not achieve their intended outcomes.1 Failing to achieve outcomes can often be chalked up to one of two reasons. Implementation failure involves a lack of buy-in, adequate implementation supports, or ability to implement the program as intended... Read more

Implementation Science for Educators Podcast

Tip 15: Fidelity and Adaptations

October 14, 2021
Sophia Farmer, Implementation Specialist with NIRN & SISEP
 

Introduction

This week, Sophia Farmer, Implementation Specialist with the SISEP Team, provides some tips and guidance around adaptations to innovations.  The conversation covers what fidelity is, when and how to adapt, and how COVID brought the need for adaptations to the forefront of implementation science work.