Implementation is a process that occurs in discernible stages through common components (Drivers) of successfully implemented programs. Understanding the stages of implementation provides for improved implemenation planning and decreases frustration with the challenging work of systems change.

The State Implementation Team has developed resources for:

Implementation Stages Overview



Initial Implementation

Full Implementation

Consider applying the concept of Implementation Stages to work you are involved in.
  • What stage is the work in?
  • Have you previously overlooked any stages or activities that you now recognize you need to address?
  • How can you plan for a smooth transition to the next stage?

Additional Resources on Implementation Stages

AI Hub Module on Implementation Stages

Implementation Stages on NIRN site

SISEP eNotes on Implementation Stages

SISEP Webinar on Implementation Stages