Compliance and Improvement Monitoring (CIM) Process Overview

The California Department of Education's monitoring framework uses a tiered system that differentiates the level of monitoring and technical assistance support for each local educational agency (LEA) based on data analyses and the LEA's needs. At the core of the monitoring framework, is the Compliance and Improvement Monitoring (CIM) process. This is a one page overview of the CIM Process.

Last updated: 02/06/2023

I am a ...

  • Family Member
  • Teacher (Other Certificated, SLP, Psych, etc.)
  • Administrator (Program Specialist, TOSA, Program Coordinator, Director, etc.)

Problems of Practice

  • Inclusive Educational Environments
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Level of interest

  • Elementary Schools
  • High Schools
  • Infant Programs
  • Middle Schools
  • Preschools