Professional Development What Do Principals Want From Professional Development?
Only about a quarter of elementary school principals say they've had access to a mentor or coach in the last two years, a new report finds.
Equity & Diversity Principals to Get Specialized Training to Tackle Racial Inequities in Their Schools
The Racial Equity Leadership Academy for principals, a partnership between the Los Angeles district and the USC Race and Equity Center, plans to give principals the skills they need to tackle racial equity head-on and address disparities in their schools.
School & District Management What Principals Learn From Roughing It in the Woods
In three days of rock climbing, orienteering, and other challenging outdoor experiences, principals get to examine their own—and others’—strengths and weaknesses as leaders.
English-Language Learners Dual-Language Learning: Making Teacher and Principal Training a Priority
In this seventh installment on the growth in dual-language learning, two experts from Delaware explore how state education leaders can build capacity to support both students and educators.
Professional Development Opinion New Report Highlights the Importance of the Role of Principal Supervisors
Given their increased time with principals, it becomes even more important that principal supervisors have the knowledge and skills to make the best use of that time.
School & District Management Principal-Training Secrets Shared by the World's Top School Systems
The school systems that perform the best on international tests have something in common: they take a systemic approach to recruiting, training, and deploying school leaders, according to a new report.
Professional Development Opinion Send the Message That Learning Is for Leaders, Too
Good professional learning is not only important for teachers, it's also vital for principals and assistant principals.
Professional Development Opinion Learning Leadership Requires a Supportive Culture—and a Focus on Students
A supportive culture energizes participants in Learning Leaders for Learning Schools, an intensive professional learning cohort for a group of Phoenix-area principals and district office personnel.
School & District Management Niche Training for Principals Aims to Fill Skill Gaps
For many principals and other school leaders, learning how to handle some of the toughest issues in schools happens only after they are on the job.
Professional Development Opinion Teach, Learn, and Lead With Passion and Compassion
During times of conflict, learning leaders can use their skills to encourage ongoing dialogue and facilitate difficult conversations.
Professional Development Opinion New Initiative to Redesign Principal Preparation Programs
The Wallace Foundation's five-year, $47 million initiative will help universities improve how they prepare future principals, especially for the nation's highest-need schools.
Professional Development Opinion 5 Things School Leaders Do That Make A Big Difference For Teachers
Teachers thrive in schools that prioritize these literacy capacity-building strategies and, in turn, students have greater opportunities for success.