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Improve Principal Evaluation And Create Highly Effective Leaders! Even with great teachers, student achievement hinges on an effective principal. Behind every high-quality principal is an airtight system of leadership evaluation that consistently rewards excellence and remedies deficits. While teacher evaluation methods have improved, instructional leadership evaluation has often stood still—and student learning and achievement have paid the price. This book identifies the major problems in this process and articulates clear solutions. The result is a blueprint for ensuring the best person for the job is occupying the principal’s chair. Content includes: • Extensive data, presented in a user-friendly manner • Clear connections to the new ISLLC Standards for School Leaders • A suite of interactive tools including sample self-assessments, mid-year and final evaluation forms, and ...

The Architecture of Instructional Leadership Ability
The Architecture of Instructional Leadership Ability

You will recall from our discussion in the last chapter that an effective leader must routinely engage in a number of important instructional leadership elements that give sustenance and life to their leadership practices in order to confidently engage in those practices. Consequently, our series of five instructional leadership ability elements clearly reflects critical leadership practices, but they are silent on the underlying leadership skills, capabilities, and theories of practice that are vital to the successful implementation of those leadership elements. So, why, you might be asking yourself, have we elected not to include those critical leadership skills in our evaluation model? The best answer is, we have taken the position that effective ...

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