Dean Nafziger, Ph.D., Director
The Building State Capacity and Productivity Center (BSCP Center) assists state education agencies (SEAs) throughout the country as they adapt to constrained fiscal resources and increased demands for greater productivity.
Our Resources and Assistance
Search the BSCP database to find research, reports, tools, and other resources related to BSCP’s scope of work.
Resources and Tools for SEAs
Working Groups & Collaborative Projects
Individualized Assistance for SEAs
Chief Performance Officer
The BSCP Center promotes and supports the position of Chief Performance Officer (CPO) in the SEA. The CPO assists the Chief State School Officer in designing and implementing performance management systems. The CPO gathers performance data for the organization and analyzes this information to determine how organizational performance can improve.
BSCP Center and the Every Student Succeeds Act
The BSCP Center assists states in their transition to ESSA and in planning new directions given ESSA’s call for greater state autonomy. Specifically, the BSCP Center provides targeted and expert technical assistance in:
SEA of the Future
Opportunities and Challenges in a New Policy Environment: A Conversation with State Chiefs
Communication about ESSA within a well-coordinated communication system.
Strategic Performance Management
Sets agency direction, organizes for productive management, tracks progress, and encourages innovation
Optimizes productivity and provides seamless transparency.
The BSCP Center is funded by a cooperative agreement (#S283B120042) between the U.S. Department of Education and Edvance Research, Inc.
The findings and opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the policies of the U.S. Department of Education.
Copyright 2014 Edvance Research, Inc.