UCAP Theory of Action

UCAP
ModelDistinguishers

Enabling
Interventions

Intermediate
Outcomes

Long-Term
Outcomes

> Serve students who have repeated a grade and are at risk of dropping out

 

> Offer unique multi-level, standards-based curriculum that leads to acceleration in grade

 

> Use best practice instruction

 

> Employ mixed grouping and flexible scheduling

 

> Provide Beyond School academic and enrichment programs

 

> Personalize student support

 

> Offer family engagement and guidance with an emphasis on post-secondary planning

 

>Provide job-embedded professional development

 

> Conduct structured assessments that evaluate the organization’s performance

 

> Maintain independent and autonomous school structure

 

> Seek community partnerships and resources

 

> Employ positive public recognition of student achievement

 

> Offer multiple opportunities and pathways to success

 

>Promote belief in effort-based intelligence and achievement

> Attendance

 

>Accelerations/On Pace

 
> Parent engagement and relationship with school

 

> Quality of curriculum

 

> Quality of instruction

 

> Quality of professional development

 

> Interventions and outreach

 

> Beyond School participation

 

> Community support and collaboration

 

> Student relationships within school

 

> Recruitment

 

> Collaboration within the school

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

> Make up a year of school

 

> Perform well on standardized tests

 

> Meet standards on performance assessments

 

> Show improved school habits, effort, and attitude toward school

 

> Show improvement in social behavior

> Improved high school performance

 

> Increased high school graduation rates

 

> Increased rate of post-secondary enrollment and graduation

 

> Employed as productive and participatory citizens

 

> Involved as active community members and leaders

 

> Committed to life long learning