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2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

June 2628, 2015
Nashville, Tenn.

Invest in the power of great instruction and learn how to leverage it in classrooms and school districts.



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Spring 2015 | Volume 21 | Number 1

Principal Leadership: Focus on Professional Development

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Executive Summary on Principal Leadership: Focus on Professional Development

Principals want to a make a difference in the lives of children in the communities, but strong professional development and support are essential. To become true leaders of learning, principals need to reflect and refine their practice as well as ongoing training and development to enhance their professional growth.

Principal Leadership: Focus on Professional Development

Glenn Cook

This issue of Policy Priorities explores the benefits and challenges of the new principalship model, which envisions the role as an instructional, rather than administrative leader.

New Standards for Education Leaders

Melissa Mellor

In June 2015, the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Policy Board for Educational Administration will release the 2015 Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium standards to detail the skills and knowledge that today's district and school leaders need to positively influence teaching and learning.