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Understand and articulate the history of the educational reform movement, its intention, and the associated pitfalls of an over reliance on standardized testing.
Analyze the unique characteristics of personal, internal, professional and organizational accountability.
Describe the benefits and challenges of implementing new models of organizational accountability in schools.
Create and implement a communication plan based on benefits-based accountability designed to improve stakeholder engagement.
Devise a system for defining, articulating and measuring benefits-based accountability across a school system.
Educators and Educational Administrators with an interest in improving organizational accountability, stakeholder engagement and school and system performance will engage in a year-long certificate program which parallels the implementation of accountability reform.