Session 4: ISLLC

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February 8, 2012
Session 4: Educational Leadership Policy Standards
Council of Chief School Officers
April 2008
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Aims of the Session
To enable participants to gain a better understanding of:
•
All six of the ISLLC standards
• The nature and type of objective evidence which needs to be
collected in order to evaluate a principal
• The HEDI rating system
• One of the six New York State approved Principal Evaluation
Rubrics
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Improving Leadership Standards
These six standards call for:
1. Setting a widely shared vision for learning;
2. Developing a school culture and instructional program conducive to student
learning and staff professional growth;
3. Ensuring effective management of the organization, operation, and
resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment;
4. Collaborating with faculty and community members, responding to diverse
community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources;
5. Acting with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner; and
6. Understanding, responding to, and influencing the political, social, legal, and
cultural contexts.
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Activity 1: The six ISLLC standards
Part A: 10 minutes
Reconvene into the same combined A and B groups from session 3.
In these groups you have 10 minutes to prepare a 5 minute activity which
will enable the rest of the group to have a better understanding of the key
issues and challenges which need to be addressed in order to undertake a
fair and robust appraisal of a principal’s ability to conduct the functions
associated with the standard you analyzed.
Part B: 30 minutes
Six 5 minute activities
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Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008
An education leader promotes the success of every student by…
Standards
Functions
1. Facilitating
development,
articulation, and
stewardship of a
vision of learning
that is shared and
supported by all
stakeholders
A.
Collaboratively
develop and
implement a
shared vision
and mission
B. Collect and
use
data to identify
goals, assess
organizational
electiveness,
and promote
organizational
learning
C. Create and
implement
plans
to achieve
goals
D. Promote
continuous
and
sustainable
improvement
E. Monitor
and
evaluate
progress
and revise
plans
2. Advocating,
nurturing, and
sustaining a
school culture and
instructional
program
conductive to
student learning
and staff
professional
growth
A. Nurture and
sustain a culture
of collaboration,
trust, learning,
and high
expectations
B. Create a
comprehensive
rigorous, and
coherent
curricular
program
C. Create a
personalized
and
motivating
learning
environment
for students
D. Supervise
instruction
E. Develop
assessment
and
accountability
systems to
monitor
student
progress
F. Develop
the
instructional
and
leadership
capacity of
staff
G.
Maximize
time
spent on
quality
instruction
H. Promote
the
use of the
most
Effective and
appropriate
technologies
to
support
teaching
and learning
I. Monitor
and
evaluate the
impact of the
instructional
program
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Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008
An education leader promotes the success of every student by…
Standards
Functions
3. Ensuring management of
the organization, operation,
and resources for a safe
efficient, and effective
learning environment
A. Monitor and
evaluate the
management and
operational systems
B. Obtain,
allocate, align,
And efficiently
utilize human,
fiscal, and
technological
resources
C. Promote and
protect the welfare
and safety of
students and staff
D. Develop the
capacity for
distributed
leadership
4. Collaborating with
faculty and community
members, responding to
diverse community interests
and needs, and mobilizing
community resources
A. Collect and
analyze data and
information
pertinent to the
educational
environment
B. Promote
understanding,
appreciation,
and use of
the community’s
diverse cultural,
social, and
intellectual
resources
C. Build and
sustain positive
relationships with
families and
caregivers
D. Build and
sustain productive
relationships with
community
partners
E. Ensure teacher
and organizational
time is focused to
support quality
instruction and
student learning
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Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008
An education leader promotes the success of every student by…
Standards
Functions
5. Acting with integrity,
fairness, and in an ethical
manner
A. Ensure a system
of accountability
for every student’s
academic and
social success
B. Model principles
of self-awareness,
reflective practice,
transparency, and
ethical behavior
C. Safeguard
the values of
democracy, equity,
and diversity
6. Understanding,
responding to, and
influencing the political,
social, economic, legal,
and cultural context
A. Advocate for
children, families,
and caregivers
B. Act to influence
local, district,
state, and
national decisions
Affecting student
learning
C. Assess, analyze,
and anticipate
emerging trends
and initiatives in
order to adapt
leadership
strategies
D. Consider and
evaluate the
potential moral
and legal
consequences of
decision-making
E. Promote social
justice and ensure
that individual
student needs
inform all aspects
of schooling
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Case Study
The goal of the second part of this session is to become
familiar with the application of the ISLLC standards and
one of the six New York State approved Principal
Evaluation Rubrics.
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Activity 2: Case Study
Part A: Individually (15 minutes)
•
Read the case study distributed about Cascades Academy High School.
•
Knowing what you do about performance management and using one of the
Principal Evaluation Rubrics, look at the case study to determine the effectiveness
of the principal, Dr. Blank.
•
Give evidence to support Dr. Blank’s rating using HEDI against one of the six New
York State approved Principal Evaluation Rubrics.
Part B : Trios (15 minutes)
•
Compare your findings and reach a collective view on the HEDI rating
Part C : Whole Group discussion (15 minutes)
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Review and reflection
Self Review: 10 minutes
• Review and reflect on all 4 sessions
• Identify 2 or 3 key personal learning points
• Identify 2 or 3 key challenges for your district
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