Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: Change Agent Mechanisms for School Improvement: Infrastructure not Individuals (Information Resource)

Description: Substantive changes require guidance and support from professionals with mastery level competence for creating a climate for change, facilitating change processes, and establishing an institutional culture where key stakeholders continue to learn and evolve. This document provides some basic information about systemic change roles and functions related to promoting, facilitating, sustaining, and replicating innovations throughout a school district. The emphasis is on developing and staffing a set ofchange agent mechanisms that are interconnected to form an infrastructure for systemic change

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/systemic/change agents.pdf  74kb; 17pp