Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 5633 | WWW.CAPSS.ORG Why is this important? Life and work in the 21st century are constantly changing, requiring the capacity to adapt and learn new skills. In order to prepare students for post-secondary education, career, and citizenship, teaching and learning must be a dynamic process.29 Schools that are learning organizations, with a focus on an ongoing process of learning for students and educators, are best suited to maintain innovation and effectiveness.30 The vision Educators continually seek multiple ways to provide better learning opportunities to students. Continue the Transformation Strategies to make the vision a reality ◆ Organizational structures foster innovation District and school organizational structures facilitate collaboration and professional growth. Organizational processes encourage innovation. ◆ Regularly-scheduled time for professional learning In order to reflect how to improve teaching and learning, educators need regular time to examine their practice with the support of colleagues. ◆ Research and Development (R & D) To ensure that students are offered the best educational opportunities, schools and districts must engage in research to understand the effectiveness of their programs and to develop new strategies to support learners. The state must engage in policy research and analysis to understand the impact of statewide policies and regulations. This research must be designed to influence the design and implementation of effective programs and policies, rather than summative judgments with penalties. 33 | WWW.CAPSS.ORG