Creating A Singular Statewide Needs Assessment Part 2: Planning

Planning for a Singular Comprehensive Needs Assessment Process in Georgia and Arizona

Creating a successful, singular statewide needs assessment process is a cross-agency effort. Multiple stakeholders from all levels of the system contribute important perspectives on the work, and the demands of the timeline may surprise you.

To learn how Georgia and Arizona approached their needs assessment process, click the play button below to listen to the podcast and hear directly from state staff about their strategies to involve staff across their agencies and to sustain momentum along rapid timelines. The podcast will first feature the experience of Craig Geers and John Wight from the Georgia Department of Education, followed by insights from Devon Isherwood from the Arizona Department of Education.

For a transcript of this podcast, click here.

To return to the introduction to this series, click here.