Districts/Schools in Need of Assistance (DINA/SINA)

 

 

The purpose of the Iowa Support System for Schools and Districts in Need of Assistance (SINA and DINA) is to assist the districts’/schools’ achievement of the following:

  • Educate all students to high standards;
  • Strengthen the internal capacity of each district and school;
  • Focus accountability on results; and
  • Integrate quality educational practices with local decision making

Resources:

A building identified as a school in need of assistance will receive Title I allocations based on the federal guidelines. A two-year action plan that has been reviewed by peers is required before allocations are distributed.  All Title I buildings and districts identified must allocate 10% of their Title I funding to professional development in the area for which the school/district is identified.

Structure Overview:

There are five phases in the Iowa Support System for Schools and Districts in Need of Assistance:

  • Audit Phase
  • Diagnosis Phase
  • Design Phase
  • Implementation/Monitoring Phase
  • Monitoring/Assessment Phase

 

Contact
Theresa Bush
Regional Administrator

 

Additional Information
Iowa Support System for Schools and Districts in Need of Assistance Overview (DOC)

 

 

Website questions or comments:  Theresa Bush

Last Updated ( 05/13/2014 12:43 PM )