Developing the Capacity to Lead: A Leadership Professional Learning Community for Assistant Principals
Objective: To provide an opportunity for continual growth with a focus on instruction and school improvement planning
- Part of the session each month will be a study of the book Seven Steps to Effective Instructional Leadership by Elaine McEwan and other related readings.
- Participants will gain a deeper
understanding of the instructional role of a school leader that includes
monitoring instructional practices, data analysis, standards based
professional development, quality teaching practices, and building
leadership capacity within the school that results in improved student
- Participants will share best practices through networking with colleagues.
- Three required seminars from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- The content of these sessions will be
planning for continuous improvement, research based instructional
strategies, monitoring instruction, data analysis, and professional
development. There will be a continual focus on leadership of the above
practices. The other half of the session will be dedicated to a better
understanding of the following departments: Finance, Accountability,
Legal Issues in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Exceptional
Education Updates and Community Support.
- One on-site visit to a Jefferson County School
Who May Participate
- Any assistant principal who completed Tier I (attended at least five sessions)