ISLLC Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium. LIASCD Annual Fall Conference Dr. Eustace Thompson October 7, 2011. Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC).
Annual Fall Conference
Dr. Eustace Thompson
October 7, 2011
“Leadership is second only to classroom instruction among all school-related factors that contribute to what students learn at school”.
Wallace Report 2006
To implement writing across the curriculum in order to address declines in ELA test results
The term assessment center is a catch-all term that can consist of a variety of exercises. They…
exercises, interview simulations, role-play exercises, written report or analysis exercises, and group exercises.
and external stakeholders—how well a leader performs in any number of behavioral areas.
Using multiple reviewers, or multi-rater feedback. In such a process, at least two levels of administration review the leader and agree on their performance and competencies.
Pluralistic Society- social justice and equity are apparent in structures- key words :open access; building equity audits;
Developing a visions can be measured based on several characteristics: implementation of a vision statement can be measured by the leaders knowledge and articulation of the specific needs, faults, weaknesses, and strengths of school-identify critical individuals to foster vision; identify future trends; the written document.
Example: documents must identify gaps in achievement at all levels and provide a design for the evaluation of specific instructional programs. Race, gender, SES, intra school populations, similar school populations; regional populations, statewide populations, national populations.. Rationales for all assessments (qualitative and quantitative).
Example: document review of short-or long-term timelines that focus on basic steps in a comprehensive strategic planning process: common vision, goal identification, priority setting, program development/budget; program implementation actions; annual evaluation measures.
Example: External evaluation of written documents (memos. reports, etc.) based on audience identification, clarity of purpose, writing conventions. The extent of leader media use through technology, television, internet; newspaper.
Collaborative decision making- what strategies does the principal use to collect data from the community
Parental Participation in the school environment –the principal can articulate what is meant by parental involvement in the school
Teacher involvement with the family and community-clarification of roles and responsibilities for student learning
Community resources-does a school community plan exist and is it of quality- tutorial, health, churches, law enforcement, media, political, economic
Decision making- does a collaborate model exist for external stakeholders to provide input and feedback to schools? -inclusive of all stakeholders
60% of score must be locally developed and negotiated consistent with standards in commissioner’s regulations
Lead Evaluator: The Superintendent and his/her designees will be trained and certified as lead evaluators according to the NYSED’s model to ensure consistency and defensibility.
These rubrics are organized around six domains covering all aspects of a principal’s job performance:
Shipman, N.J., Queen, A.J., and Peel H.A. (2007). Transforming School Leadership with ISLLC and ELCC. Larchmont,NY: Eye on Education, Inc..