A decade ago, the importance of implementation science was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and led to the development of what is now the State Implementation and Scaling up of Evidence-Based Programs (SISEP) Center. The design of SISEP’s work in state education systems is based on the...
Implementation Drivers: Responsibility Analysis
In many settings, responsibility for the implementation infrastructure is shared across levels and entities in a system. Therefore, the Responsibility Analysis is essential to ensure that the relevant parties are engaged 1) to better understand the current roles, responsibilities, funding and communication links to effectively support the use of evidence-based innovations and 2) to assess...
Handout 2: Community Health Teams and Implementation Teams for National Health Response
To assure effective societal action to protect public health, Implementation Teams must be established to support the development and services of Community Health Teams in neighborhoods and communities across the country. Purposeful, active, and effective implementation work (making it happen) is done by Implementation Teams. The functions of the Teams described here are required to...
Synthesis of Implementation Frameworks
The depth and breadth of expanded knowledge has been expressed in unique implementation frameworks developed in given fields within human services and in other fields. The frameworks are reviewed and synthesized.
OSEP Case Example
OSEP funded the State Implementation and Scaling up of Evidence-based Programs Center (SISEP) began in October 2007 to improve services to and outcomes for students with disabilities.
Implementation Capacity “Look Fors”
The "Look For" indicators pose key implementation-related questions; questions that relate to factors essential to systemic and sustainable change in complex systems.
OSEP Guidance and Review Tool
OSEP is using implementation practice and science to move government from compliance to support.
Developing Usable Innovations
Implementation practice is in service to assuring the full, effective, and sustained use of innovations in practice to produce socially significant outcomes. Usable Innovations are a key to success when attempting to reach whole populations.
Implementation Specialist Practice Profile
This latest practice profile (2019) reflects the core competencies for Implementation Specialists found to be critical across numerous projects, all of which have been informed and guided by the use of Active Implementation Frameworks.