Standards Assessment Inventory
Maximize your professional learning’s impact
The Standards Assessment Inventory is your first step to igniting school improvement.
The 20-minute survey measures alignment of your professional learning with the Standards for Professional Learning. The SAI helps you assess the impact of professional learning in your system. It identifies areas of focus for professional learning, and ensures you maximize the return on your PD investments.
The SAI measures whether your learning communities, professional learning leadership, use of data, learning designs, and other key indicators reach the highest levels of impact.
Schools use the SAI for:
- School improvement planning
- Identifying clear expectations and actions
- Benchmark professional learning data
- Program evaluation
Districts use the SAI to:
- Identify schools with similar professional learning strengths and priorities
- Identify exemplary practices to share within the system
- Assess improvement efforts
- Fulfill requirements of federal programs
Learn more about the SAI, including pricing, at the link below.
Schools use the SAI to:
Guide school improvement planning
Set clear expectations for professional learning
Provide benchmark data
Evaluate specific learning programs or initiatives
Identify professional learning strengths and areas of need
Guide deep, ongoing reflection on professional learning
Systems and states use the SAI to:
Identify and organize schools with similar needs and priorities
Identify strengths and share exemplary practices
Inform school and system improvement planning
Assess the impact of specific improvement efforts
Reveal successes and challenges in a system
Set systemwide professional learning priorities
About the Standards Assessment Inventory (SAI)
Learning Forward’s Standard Assessment Inventory (SAI) is a 50-item survey that measures the alignment of a school’s professional learning to…Read more.
SAI Information Guide
For more information, including sample questions and pricing, download this SAI Info Guide.Read more.
Fill out our web form and let us know a little about your system and your goals for using the SAI.
We’ll contact you to talk about how to get your schools set up to take the survey.
We’ll work with you on next steps to analyze your SAI data and plan next steps.
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