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
Team Members
Carrie Johnson, Cindy Menendez, Deb Bradley, Echo Pierce, Harva Paul, Lorna Paxson, Mike Peterson, Sandi Burk, Sherry Huffman

 

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

 

 

Website questions or comments:  Theresa Bush

Last Updated ( 06/03/2010 01:57 PM )