The primary purpose of the State Capacity Assessment (SCA) is to assist state agency, regional education agencies, and school districts implement effective innovations that benefit students. The capacity of a state to facilitate implementation refers to the systems, activities, and resources that are necessary to successfully adopt and sustain Effective Innovations.
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...
The Origins of Social Validity
The term and constructs related to social validity, as an important aspect of research on human behavior, were developed by Montrose M. Wolf. Mont Wolf was a co-developer of Applied Behavior Analysis (Baer, Wolf, & Risley, 1968; Risley, 2001) and a key architect of the Teaching-Family Model (Phillips, Phillips, Fixsen, & Wolf, 1971; Wolf, 1968)...
Implementation Practice and Science
Now Available: 378 pages and 500 references of the latest on implementation research and practice.
Assessing Implementation Stages
Stages are fluid and require constant adjustment on the part of those supporting the use of an innovation in organizations and systems so that improved outcomes are realized and sustained.
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.
Assessing Drivers Best Practices
This assessment tool can be used by Implementation Teams during any Implementation Stage of an innovation. The assessment asks respondents to rate implementation supports currently in place, based on their experiences.
Measures of Implementation in Practice Implementation Climate Assessment
The Implementation Climate Assessment helps assure a complete view of implementation progress within the organization at one or more points in time.
ImpleMap: Exploring the Implementation Landscape
When creating implementation capacity in an organization new to Active Implementation, the first task is to map the current implementation landscape.