Getting Started: How Do I Implement Progress Monitoring in My School?

This brief, developed for the National Center on Student Progress Monitoring by Kathleen McLane, explains factors that you must consider before implementing student progress monitoring in your school. Three main issues are discussed, including: goal oriented issues, staff oriented issues, and administrative and logistical issues.

The National Center on Student Progress Monitoring (NCSPM) was funded by the Office of Special Education Programs from 2003-2008, and content has not been updated since that time. Although materials were vetted under the NCSPM, professionals differ in how they report and explain certain content and procedures.  The materials were authored by various experts in the field and thus reflect this variation.  These materials are in the public domain, so you may use and edit them as needed to suit your purposes.