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Recommended Practice: Signal the need for dramatic change with improved leadership.

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Building Relationships With Parents

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A new principal describes changes she made to build stronger relationships with the parents and the community. She tailored meeting structures and communication processes to encourage parental...

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Districts and Schools Working Together to Achieve Results

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Regional support systems help schools and districts improve instruction through analyzing the use of time, quality of lessons, student engagement, and teacher behavior. Watch this video to see how...

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Five Pillars That Guide Change

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Turnaround schools often follow a core set of principles that target immediate areas of change. A high school principal describes the core principles that guided this school improvement process,...

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Establishing a Climate for Learning`

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A new principal signals change and establishes a climate for learning. She implemented character education, hallway decorum, and interventions for struggling students. Teachers received...

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Cultivating the Ability to Lead (Part 2)

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Listen to the vice president of the NYC Leadership Academy's Principal Preparation Program describe the structure of the 14-month program. She explains how the introductory summer intensive,...

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Cultivating the Ability to Lead (Part 1)

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Listen to the vice president of the NYC Leadership Academy's Principal Preparation Program describe how they select potential leaders to participate in the program. She enumerates important...

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Building Turnaround Principals' Knowledge and Skills

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Two district leaders in Chicago Public Schools describe efforts to develop a strong cadre of school principals that have the skills to turn around the district's lowest-performing schools. This...

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Leadership Performance Standards Matrix

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This matrix is used to assess the readiness of aspiring principals. Candidates are ranked as meeting, progressing toward, or not meeting standards across a range of 12 dimensions, from personal...

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Moving Turnaround Efforts Forward

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Two new elementary school principals discuss continuing and improving upon programs already in place in their schools. They describe their decision-making processes about curriculum, communication,...

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Description of Turnaround With New Leadership

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This document describes the school turnaround process for Dodge Renaissance Academy. The principals removed obstacles to success and made dramatic improvements such as developing a disciplined...

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Staff Meeting Agendas

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School staff use this sample agenda for bi-monthly staff meetings. The agenda provides a guide for principals to organize staff meetings and to provide time for teacher teams to work together...

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School Principal Self-Reflection: Leadership Strategies

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Use this worksheet for self-reflection if you are interested in modifying existing leadership strategies in the following areas: communication with staff, instructional leadership, and connections...

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