Compliance and Improvement Monitoring (CIM) Process

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.

Last updated: 02/06/2023

Area of Focus

  • California Department of Education


  • County Leaders
  • District
  • Instructional Leaders
  • Site Leaders
  • Teachers

Student Population

  • Infant-preschool
  • Adult Transition
  • English Language Learners
  • High School
  • K-6
  • Middle School