New York – Making SLOs Matter: Supporting Meaningful, Rigorous Goal Setting

This webinar from the New York State Department of Education is for principals as they work through implementing SLOs. During the webinar, trends and patterns are identified through the review of participants’ SLO samples, leading to a discussion of misperceptions and common challenges in the development of high-quality SLOs. Six actionable steps that can help support meaningful, rigorous goal setting are explored in-depth:

  • Align the SLO process to your district’s vision
  • Share guidelines and model SLOs to guide practice
  • Calibrate on SLO quality
  • Provide feedback on draft SLOs
  • Track goals and use them to inform improvement
  • Make SLOs live as part of your instructional program