Comprehensive Needs Assessment and Continuous Improvement Planning Tools

This page supplies examples and information on Schedule PS3001 of the ESSA Consolidated Grant Application.

Schedule Information

Schedule PS3001—Needs Assessment, Priorities, and Program Outcomes

Schedule PS3001 Flow Chart

Sample Completed Schedules

Refer to the samples linked in the following table to see how LEAs of different types and sizes might complete the PS3001.

LEA Type   Approximate Enrollment
Small and rural Under 1,000
Small 2,500
Small 5,000
Mid-size           10,000
Mid-size 15,000
Large 20,000
Large 25,000
Large 35,000
Large Over 50,000

Presentation Materials

The following links lead to materials prepared by TEA staff concerning the PS3001.

ACET Presentation (April 19, 2017)

Selected ESC 4 Cluster Site Training Handouts (April 10, 2017)

Webinar Information Session (March 23, 2017)

Outside Resources

The following links lead to ESSA-related resources prepared by organizations other than TEA.

Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR)

Texas Accountability Intervention System (TAIS) resources  

TAIS Continuous Improvement Process at the Texas Center for School and District Support (TCDSS)

IES’s What Works Clearinghouse

USDE ESSA Resources

Evidence for ESSA**

Evidence-based Practice and School Improvement: Key Considerations**

Alliance for Excellent Education ESSA page**

ESSA’s Well-Rounded Education**

**TEA is providing the following information or link for reference purposes only, and TEA’s provision of the information or link does not in any way constitute an endorsement by TEA.