How well is your school/district already doing with these things? Vision, Mission and Culture What aspects of your current school/district vision and culture support college readiness and global competence? Academics Does your school/district have a strong academic record (achievement on state assessments, retention rate, graduation rate, college-‐bound rate, etc)? In what areas could you improve? Globally focused curriculum Is curriculum articulated in all subject areas/grade levels? In what ways are globally significant issues and topics infused into the current curriculum? Project and Inquiry-‐based learning In what ways have project and performance-‐based assessment opportunities utilized in the school? What training and on-‐going support is available to teachers who employ this approach? World language What languages are currently offered? To what extent are world languages a priority in the school or woven into other curriculums/courses? Out of school learning opportunities/elective What types of out-‐of-‐school learning opportunities are afforded to students (before or after school)? To what extent are those experiences aligned with in-‐ school learning? For course credit? What types of electives are offered to students? AP/College Credit Opportunities What types of Advanced Placement or College credit opportunities are available to students? Do all students have equal access and opportunity? Multiple Forms of Assessment/ Does the school/district utilize a variety of assessments to Capstone Project gauge the growth and success of students? (Formative, summative, benchmark, local and state assessments) Is there a final capstone project or portfolio assessment that all students complete to graduate? Engaging instructional strategies To what extent do teacher differentiate instruction and engage active student learning? What does that look like in your school? Multi-‐tiered interventions What types of interventions are available to students before they fail? What mechanisms are in place to support students that struggle (academically, socially and emotionally)? Use of technology and new media How accessible is technology to students on a daily basis? Is technology integrated into the curriculum in a meaningful way? Is technology utilized to make connections & collaborate with teachers and students from around the world?