Especially for Principals

Especially for You . . .  and you are the experts so share documents, web sites, and other information to extend the thinking and practices of others in your role.

Principals

  • Churn:  The High Cost of Principal Turnover:  This report calls upon decision makers and funders to value and prioritize principal retention efforts as much as principal pipeline development efforts, which research shows are necessary for the sake of students and schools.
  • Rethinking Principal Evaluation - Executive Summary:  A New Paradigm Informed by Research and Practice (September, 2012)  The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) created a joint Principal Evaluation Committee to develop this framework for principal evaluation to be used as a guide for improving professional practice that leads to increased student learning. The framework includes six key domains of leadership responsibility that fall within a principal’s sphere of influence.
  • Rethinking Principal Evaluation - Full Report:  A New Paradigm Informed by Research and Practice (September, 2012)  The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) created a joint Principal Evaluation Committee to develop this framework for principal evaluation to be used as a guide for improving professional practice that leads to increased student learning. The framework includes six key domains of leadership responsibility that fall within a principal’s sphere of influence.
  • School Leadership - Wallace Foundation  Good school leadership is essential to turning around the nation’s failing schools, research has shown. For more than a decade, Wallace has been working with states and school districts to develop better ways to train, hire, support and evaluate principals and other key figures in schools. 
  • Standards for Professional Learning:  Learning Forward's site for professional learning supports for learning communities, leadership, resources, data, learning designs, implementation, and outcomes.

 This page was updated on October 10, 2016.