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Indistar is a platform that guides high-quality work by school or district Leadership Teams with built-in flexibility to set your own direction, personalized to your needs.
What is Indistar ®?
“We will not go back. This is what is driving our work and the shift in our results.”
-SALINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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Imagine all your current district or school services contained in one place.
Below is your main menu, the four main components of the Indistar process. Click a box to view more information.
Get Everyone on the Same Page
Start with the basics- where are you, who are you, and who will be helping you along this journey? Indistar meets your team where you are currently and guides you through manageable steps to get you where you want to go.
What Do You Want Your School or District to Look Like?
Allow Indistar to guide you through your strategic direction (your vision, values, mission, and goals with performance measures). Add any pertinent data such as student outcomes and needs assessments. Use this information to select Effective Practices then specific indicators you wish to focus on to achieve your goals.
Focus Your Team on What Matters
Team meetings are the driving force that will bring your vision to life. By deciding your direction, your team can now share responsibility for your common goals and the indicators that will propel you toward those goals.
Manage your meetings by setting agendas, adding specific indicators to focus on, and keeping minutes on what was discussed. Celebrate any successes along the way!
Begin Making Small Steps Toward Your Goals
By defining your future success, the Success Cycle is where "the rubber meets the road." Your chosen indicators are ready for your team's daily application.
Assess, Plan, and Monitor Your Chosen Indicators
Expect success by focusing on quality over quantity with each indicator. How well is your team applying a specific indicator? Indistar allows teams to create many small, well-defined actions to ensure implementation.
As an extra boost of confidence and peace-of-mind, each indicator includes video examples and Wise Ways® of real classrooms applying the indicator.
Broad Engagement and Transparency
Thrive as a team by adapting a "culture of candor." Working toward your vision and developing trust becomes team-directed and efforts are shared with the school community via guest login pages.
Simplified and Secure Data
Every detail of your hard work can be stored in Indistar. In turn, you receive detailed progress data reports with rich and accurate information for Indistar coaches, parents, or other educators. Take the time to visit these reports to acknowledge and celebrate your team's success!
Ready to Achieve Your Vision?
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