Program Measure 2: Improving Implementation. Participants in SPDG professional development demonstrate improvement in implementation of SPDG-supported practices over time.
The School Improvement Coach Web Site, which includes a coaching manual and training modules: http://www.schoolimprovementcoach.org/.
Fixsen, D. L., Naoom, S. F., Blase, K. A., Friedman, R. M. & Wallace, F. (2005). Implementation Research: A Synthesis of the Literature. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, The National Implementation Research Network (FMHI Publication #231). Download all or part of the monograph for free at: http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~nirn/resources/detail.cfm?resourceID=31
An Evidence-Based Approach to Professional Development PPT (SPDG Directors' Webinar 2/2010) Carol M. Trivette, Ph.D. and Carl J. Dunst, Ph.D., Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute, Asheville and Morganton, North Carolina
Developing Training Capacity for Statewide Implementation of Michigan's Integrated Behavior & Learning Support Initiative (MiBLSi): A Response to Intervention Model for Reading & Behavior Support [DOC]
Trivette, C. M., Dunst, C. J., Hamby, D.W., & O’Herin, C. E. (2009). Characteristics and consequences of adult learning methods and strategies (Winterberry Research Synthesis, Vol. 2, No. 2). Asheville, NC: Winterberry Press.
Dunst, C. J., & Trivette, C. M. (2009). Let’s Be PALS: An Evidence-Based Approach to Professional Development. Infants & Young Children 22. No. 3, 164–176. [Purchase Here: http://journals.lww.com/iycjournal/toc/2009/07000]
Guskey, T. R. (2000). Evaluating professional development (pp. 79-81). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Michigan’s Integrated Behavior & Learning Support (MiBLSi) Initiative Rubrics. Michigan's SPDG, MiBLSi uses rubrics to ensure consistency in their professional development system.
Signetwork Resource Library resources on Implementation:
ASPIRE implementation tools http://www.luc.edu/cseit/pdfs/Aspire_Documents/Aspire_FidelityToolv4.6_20090805.pdf
BEST PBS Implementation Rubric [XLS, July 2010, CalSTAT] This interactive template is used by school teams to record their implementation level for ten key elements. After entering their data teams can generate reports.
Dane, A.V., & Schneider, B.H. (1998). Program integrity in primary and early secondary prevention: Are implementation effects out of control? Clinical Psychology Review, 18, 23– 45. Link to purchase article (not available for free).
O’Donnell,C. L. (2008). Defining,conceptualizing,and measuring fidelity of implementation and its relationship to outcomes in K–12 curriculum intervention research. Review of Educational Research,78,33–84. Download Article Link
From the PBIS Center: the Implementation Blueprint and self-assessment tool http://www.pbis.org/common/pbisresources/publications/SWPBS_Implementation_Blueprint_v_May_9_2010.pdf
From the PBIS Center: Team Time Implementation Workbook: http://www.pbis.org/common/cms/documents/Forum10_Presentations/E3_Team%20Time%20Implementation%20Workbook.pdf
From the National Research Center on Learning Disabilities:
A brief on implementation fidelity: http://www.nrcld.org/rti_manual/pages/RTIManualSection4.pdf
Here is a link to the coach support page for Michigan's Integrated Behavior and Learning Support Project (MiBLSi): http://miblsi.cenmi.org/Coaching.aspx