The most effective change occurs when everyone has bought in to the new way of doing things. Whichever role you play in the education field, this article provides important insight into the stages of the change process.
Of course, implementing change is more than just setting up some meetings and sending out some memos but what are the best ways to implement meaningful and lasting change? This article is a great starting point.
By creating an Innovation Configurations Map, education leaders provide teachers with a clear picture of what the expected actions and behaviors are to ensure successful implementation of a program or initiative. This site provides information about what the Innovation Configuration analysis process is and gives examples of IC Maps.
When managing change, it is very important to establish a shared vision amongst your educators. Effective leaders know how to cause creative organizational tension and how to harness the energy and intellectual stimulation it produces to drive change. This chapter from Assessment in the Learning Organization discusses the importance of cultivating a shared vision before implementing change.