Here at ELS, we regularly marvel at the lack of discussion around professional development. When the term is mentioned (through some miracle), it's almost always in reference only to teachers. So when EducationWeek recently published a group of articles focused on School Leaders, we took notice and wanted to make sure you did too.
ARTICLES AND FEATURES IN THIS SPECIAL REPORT:
Do Principals Have an Impossible Job? [ Report Summary]
In this special report, we examine how educators and policymakers are cultivating principals who can be the kind of political, managerial, and instructional leaders the profession now demands.
Maryland Grooms Assistant Principals to Take Schools' Top Jobs
State leaders work to upgrade the principal ranks through training and coaching of talented administrators looking to move up.
For Principals, Continuous Learning Critical to Career Success
The need for more high-quality professional development for school leaders is gaining traction in local districts and with state and federal policymakers.
School Districts Turn to Teachers to Lead
Rising demands of the job push principals to tap into talents of teaching corps.
Districts Redefine Role of Principal Supervisors
New efforts and first-ever standards focus on overhauling the job of managing school leaders.
KIPP Principal Training Rooted in 'Real-World' Practice
The nation's largest charter network annually prepares principal candidates with intense training, support.