Creating A Singular Statewide Needs Assessment Part 6: The Role of Stakeholder Engagement and Overall Lessons Learned

Arizona and Georgia Reflect on the Role of Districts and Schools, and the Overall Lessons Learned From Their Singular Statewide Needs Assessments

We know stakeholder engagement is an important component of a needs assessment process. In this episode of our podcast series, Arizona and Georgia address stakeholder engagement at multiple levels, including the addition of districts and school voices in the development process. State staff also reflect on what they learned, and what they wish they had known when they began the development and implementation of their singular, statewide comprehensive needs assessments.

To listen to the podcast and hear directly from state staff about this work, click on the play button below. 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.

For more information on the needs assessment reports from Georgia mentioned in the podcast, click here.


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