Bakersfield-City ESD

Pam Baugher, Board President; Robert Arias, Superintendent; Aida Molina, Assistant Superintendent; Margaret Gallegos, Warren Ramay and Wanda Bradford, Directors of School Support; Evellyn Elizondo, Director, Research and Evaluation

The Bakersfield City School District established the Action Research Summits program to create a systematic data inquiry practice, inform professional development, and share high leverage best strategies. The foundation of Action Research Summits is rooted in the framework of action research which is a data inquiry process used to empower site administrators to improve their work by finding solutions to challenges and barriers. The Action Research Summits has a significant positive impact on student achievement district-wide and fosters a cycle of continuous improvement.