Welcome to the Institute for School Reform

This nationally recognized research and training center provides technical assistance to school districts and other service delivery leaders throughout the United States. The Institute of School Reform's $20 million budget is derived from grants from federal, state, and private sources.

Vision: All schools in the state of Florida will have the capacity to provide a safe, effective, and efficient environment to continuously improve the academic and social/emotional growth of ALL students and to actively engage families and communities in the schooling process.

Mission: To implement research-based and innovative practices in Florida schools through the use of technical assistance, training, coaching, and program evaluation focused in the following areas:

  • Implementation of a State and District-Wide Multi-Tiered System of Supports Delivery System
  • Comprehensive and Integrated Student Support Services
  • Technology and Learning Connections
  • Healthy Schools HIV/STD Prevention Education
  • Differentiated Accountability/Systemic School Improvement
  • Voluntary Prekindergarten
  • Continuous Improvement Management System (School and District Improvement Planning Process)

Click here to learn about the Institute's projects.