A district demonstrates Operational Flexibility when it permits the shifting of resources, processes and practices in response to critical needs identified. The district’s ability to address the needs of all students is contingent upon allowing customized approaches, expedition of resources and departures from standard practice when the need is substantiated.
Expert Voice: Dr. Mary Alice Deike
Mary Alice Deike is notably involved in supporting school turnaround, principal preparation and coaching, and utilizing data to build a culture of inquiry. With 30 years of experience in teaching and administration, she shares unique insights on Operational Flexibility.