What is Exploration?
An opportunity to:
  • identify and clearly define needs
  • discover an innovation that is a good fit for both the identified needs and the available resources
  • assess and build readiness
Exploration Resources

How does Exploration fit with the other stages?

Implementation Stages Overview

Exploration Presentation

Exploration Activity

Hexagon Tool with Guiding Questions

Hexagon Tool-Editable



Lindsey Fults, ESL Consultant and State Implementation Team member, NCDPI
Cynthia Dewey, Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge and State Implementation Team member, NCDPI
Heather Reynolds, State Implementation Specialist and Data Analyst, NCDPI

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