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National Association of principals and Deputy Principals Conference Galway, Ireland October 17, 2014. Paul Reville. Francis Keppel Professor of Practice and Educational Policy and Administration Director, Education Redesign Lab Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

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National association of principals and deputy principals conference galway ireland october 17 2014

National Association of principals and Deputy Principals ConferenceGalway, IrelandOctober 17, 2014

Paul Reville

Francis Keppel Professor of Practice and Educational Policy and Administration

Director, Education Redesign Lab Harvard University Graduate School of Education

The us principalship a snapshot
The US ConferencePrincipalship – A Snapshot

Trends Conference

  • Centralization re Standards and Assessments

  • Devolution re: strategy

Middle manager dilemma
Middle Manager Dilemma Conference

  • Lots of Responsibility (Accountability), Not Enough Authority

Leadership dilemma
Leadership Dilemma Conference

  • Operational Management vs. Instructional Leadership

  • Limited time, capacity and support

What is instructional leadership
What is Instructional Leadership? Conference

  • Instructional Expertise (Technical) vs. Mobilizing Talents of Others (Adaptive)

  • Creating an Adult Learning Community, A Community of Practice

Technical challenges
Technical Challenges Conference

  • unprecedented quantities of data

  • teacher evaluation

  • English language learners

  • adapting technology eg hybrid learning, flipped classrooms, on-line assessments

  • early learning, reading by grade 3

  • applied learning

  • 21st century skills

  • career readiness, college readiness

  • technology in students’ lives

  • student engagement

  • poverty

Journey toward equity and excellence the massachusetts experience

Journey Toward Equity and Excellence ConferenceThe Massachusetts Experience

Paul Reville

Francis Keppel Professor of Practice and Educational Policy and Administration

Director, Education Redesign Lab Harvard University Graduate School of Education

Achievements naep
Achievements - Conferencenaep

  • In NAEP Reading and Math tests (4th and 8th grades), administered in 2005, 2009, 2011, and 2013, Massachusetts was 1st or tied for 1st on all four tests each year.

Achievements international
Achievements - International Conference

  • TIMMS 2011

    • Eighth-graders ranked 2nd in Science

    • 6th in Mathematics

      PISA 2012 Results

Gaps mcas
GAPS - MCAS Conference

MCAS 2010 Results

Gaps mcas1
GAPS - MCAS Conference

MCAS 2013 Results

Gaps Conference

  • Drop-out Rates

    • Black Males: 5.4%

    • White Males: 1.8%

    • Hispanic Males: 6.8%

  • Low-income students are 20% less likely to graduate high school on time

    • 31% less likely to enroll in college

Historical origins of reform
Historical origins of reform Conference

  • Budget Pressure / Proposition 2½

  • Court Case

  • Business Involvement MBAE

  • Executive and Legislative Leadership

  • Grand Bargain

Business concerns about education system
Business Concerns about Conferenceeducation system

  • Lack of Goals

  • Lack of Performance Measurement

  • Lack of HR System

  • Uneven Performance and High Failure Rates

  • Unsupported Educators

    • Inadequate, Irrational Finance System

  • Lack of Choice and Competition

Education reform act of 1993
Education reform act of 1993 Conference

  • Standards, Assessments, and Accountability

  • System Improvements

  • Finance Reform and Reinvestment

Implementation success
Implementation Success Conference

  • Leadership - Deep, Non-Partisan, Persistent

  • Clear, Powerful Equity and Excellence Rationale

  • High Expectations, Standards, and Stakes

  • Significant Investment in Capacity and Equity

  • Inclusive Implementation Approach

  • Long-term Commitment

Key strategies
Key strategies Conference

  • Shared Ownership in Building Standards

  • High Quality Assessments

  • Focus on Building Educator Accountability

  • Strengthening Districts

  • Central Role of Data

  • High Quality Charters and Other Innovations

  • Strengthened Accountability

  • Expanded Turn-arounds

  • Limited Attention to Time and Wrap-around

  • Balance on Teacher Evaluation

  • Race to the Top

  • Collaboration with Early and Higher Education

Major challenges
Major challenges Conference

  • Gap Closing, Sub Groups

  • Early Literacy

  • Turn-arounds

  • Career Readiness (STEM Inspiration Gap)

  • Inadequate Time

  • Problems Associated with Poverty

Looking ahead
Looking ahead Conference

  • Need for a “New Engine”

  • Schools Alone Cannot Do It

  • Limits of School Reform and Standards Paradigm

New engine
New Engine Conference

  • Drives Achievement of “All Means All”

  • Braided Systems

  • Schools - Expanded, Extended and Differentiated

  • Health and Human Services Integrated

  • Out of School Learning Accessible

Big idea 1
Big Idea #1: Conference

  • A Felicitous Coincidence: All Means AllReflectsEconomic Interests Converging withMoral Obligations

All means all
All Means All Conference

  • Everyone ready for success in:

  • 21st century employment

  • Active citizenship

  • Family leadership

  • Lifelong learning

Big idea 2
Big Idea #2: Conference

  • Schooling Alone Is Insufficient

Massachusetts fourth graders who scored below proficient reading level by family income
Massachusetts Fourth Graders ConferenceWho Scored Below Proficient Reading Level by Family Income

Data Courtesy of Kids Count Data Center

2013 Statewide MCAS Results: ConferenceGrade 3 English Language Arts - Percentage of Students at Each Achievement Level –

  • Select Subgroups

  • Data Courtesy of MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Big idea 3
Big Idea #3: Conference

  • The Current System Is Outmoded

What s the problem
What’s the Problem? Conference

  • Too little time

  • “One size fits all” approach

  • Designed for another era with different goals

  • Schools are too weak of an intervention

What are biggest challenges
What ConferenceAre Biggest Challenges?

  • Poverty

  • Growing inequality

  • Special needs

  • Immigration and language acquisition

Big idea 4
Big Idea #4: Conference

  • We Need A New Design:

  • Integrated Systems of Child Development and Education

Our goal is and must be
Our Goal Is And Must Be: Conference

  • Prepare each and every student for success.

Big idea 5
Big Idea #5: Conference

  • Need to Differentiate

  • Meet each child where (s)he is and give him the education and support (s)he needs to be successful at each stage of development and ultimately in college, career, citizenship, and life.

Big idea 6
Big Idea #6: Conference

  • Need to braid systems of health, mental health and education while building social and emotional learning and student resiliency.

  • Need to eliminate impediments to students attending school and being attentive and supplying motivated

  • effort when in school.

Big idea 7
Big Idea #7: Conference

  • Need to increase access to out of school time learning for disadvantaged students:

  • 20%-80% challenge

  • Level the learning field