LITERACY REVOLUTION

PBS Need To Know video series profiles thought leaders in education and how they affect schools. This video examines how a principal set a plan in place to improve literacy across her school. Most amazing is that the systems and processes she built are still happening many years later. Capacity was built!



RESEARCH BEHIND SUCCESSFUL LEADERS (WITH EXAMPLES)

The Wallace Foundation produced a research paper detailing five key practices of effective school leaders. Click here to hear principals (including one from Georgia)share specific examples that illustrate these practices.


  • Shaping a vision of academic success for all students

  • Creating a climate hospitable to education

  • Cultivating leadership in others.

  • Improving instruction

  • Managing people, data and processes to foster school improvement


WHAT TO DO KNOW: ACTION BRIEFS FOR ELEMENTARY AND HIGH FROM ACHIEVE

Achieve has created two action briefs that provide critical steps leaders can take to help students meet the increased expectations of CCGPS, one is for elementary and one of for secondary (click on these links to view the PDF).

Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the Elementary School Leader Action Brief


Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the Secondary School Leader Action Brief