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

June 17, 2022

I will never forget the moment my superintendent, Dr. Kathy Stewart, told the Executive Cabinet at the Saginaw Intermediate School District that she had once again raised her hand to volunteer us for an opportunity. The opportunity was to partner with the Michigan Department of Education on something called a Transformation Zone. We then joked... Read more

Implementation Science for Educators Podcast

Tip 28: Core Competencies & Guiding Principles

April 28, 2022
Guest:  Dr. Caryn S. Ward; Director of NIRN & SISEP


Dr. Caryn S. Ward joins us this week to share the background and rationale behind the Implementation Support Practitioner Core Competencies. We also discuss the guiding principles that Implementation Support Practitioners can build into their day-to-day work.