In overview, compare and contrast the two approaches to implementing a major change. What will be the likely effects, reactions, to the way each district will launch the change? What are likely scenarios before, during and following the August sessions?
In what ways would you want to modify both the Red Fern and Green Valley plans for initial launch of the new math program?
Green Valley’s Intervention Game Plan has a lot to it. It also introduces many new ideas. How well do you think such a presentation as Assistant Superintendent Leslie Hanson makes would be received in your organization?
How might the “lessons” of these two stories be used to explain to parent and community representatives what will be entailed in a new change initiative? Will it be better to singularly focus on the immediate launch? Or will it be more useful to foreshadow the three-year journey? Which type of presentation will work best with school boards?


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