System of Support and District Intervention


Statewide System of Support


(Updated 12/14)

In 2003, ISBE established a regional system of support to provide technical assistance to districts and schools in academic status.

In 2012, ISBE began the process of establishing a Center for School Improvement.  For more information: http://www.illinoiscsi.org

 2013 Statewide System of Support Priority Schools PDF format



Statewide System of Support Fiscal Agents


Ten regional offices provide districts and schools in their regions with programs and processes representing best practices.

ROE/ISC School Improvement Support:



National Resources:



Federal Guidance LEA and School Improvement Non-Regulatory Guidance (Revised) July 21, 2006


Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education.

Center on Innovation and Improvement


National center provides access to research-based resources on district and school improvement processes.

National High School Center


National center serves as the central source of information and expertise on high school improvement for the Regional Comprehensive Centers (RCCs).

What Works Clearinghouse


U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Services that features educational resources demonstrating what works in education.

Improvement Planning Tools:



Academic Development Institute: Solid Foundation


Tool to assist with the development of successful parent involvement strategies and activities for the school improvement plan.

Surveys of Enacted Curriculum (SEC)


The SEC survey is an on-line tool that provides a graphic description of what is taught, including how and when the concepts are taught.  Resources and Tools for Assistance on the SEC, K-12 content area information and tools for teachers, administrators and coordinators are available

ISBE Resources:




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