The Ohio Improvement Process (OIP) is the state's strategy
to build capacity at all levels to raise instruction district wide and increase
academic performance for all students.
The OIP will define how people operate in a system by
supporting the creation of a framework that can be applied at all levels. The
research-based process will support districts to use data to identify their
areas of greatest need and develop a plan with streamlined goals strategies to
improve instructional practice and student outcomes.
By impacting leadership at all levels, the process will
affect school improvement through careful planning, thoughtful implementation,
effective evaluation, and progress monitoring. The overall process addresses
the reality that all involved are responsible for success and accountable for
The OIP draws upon improvement efforts that are already
in place and involves the commitment of all stakeholders, in the district and