Instructional Leadership in Action

How Kelso School District improved graduation rates with equity

CCSSO puts a spotlight on the Commissioner's Leadership Academy in Florida

Florida school leaders use job-embedded PD for real learning and growth

CEL launches new Instructional Leadership Academy

Aspiring Leaders program prepares Central Louisiana educators for leadership positions

Want to become an expert school leader? Ask more questions.

Learn how to supervise principals for improved leadership in October institute

To improve district leadership, we need to learn and share

What we are reading this summer

Celebrate the power of coaching

New institute helps coaches support higher standards in math and literacy

Build a roadmap to support great teaching with new School Leadership Institute

Common goal unites district — how leaders and teachers build Literacy and a collective responsibility for student learning

With ESSA, it’s (finally) time to put growth at the center of teacher evaluation

Revised 5D+™ Rubric for Instructional Growth and Teacher Evaluation now available

5 tips for setting up and sustaining coaching in your district

Delivering impactful feedback to teachers

Get specific in improving instructional practice with the new 4D™ Instructional Leadership Growth Continuum

New 4D™ Instructional Leadership Growth Continuum describes leadership behavior by skill levels

Could common core save our democracy?

Central Office Needs to Support, Not Just Manage Schools - Here is How You Can Help

Closing the Achievement Gap Requires Closing the Gap Between Schools and Central Offices

Developing Principals as Equity-centered Instructional Leaders

How Central Offices Support Principals: What Works And What's Missing [Infographic]

Common Core: An Obituary

Now available: Principal Support Framework 2.0

3 Things All Principals Need From Their Central Office To Be Successful

How to Create a Results-Focused Learning Environment

Better Teacher Feedback Can Accelerate Student Learning

Nominate an Aspiring Leader for the Danforth Program

Webinar Series: New Ways for Principals and Central Offices to Work Together for Better Instruction

Celebrating 15 Years of Making Great Teachers, Principals and District Leaders

Our 5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015

Learn How to Create a Results-focused Learning Environment in March Leadership Institute

How Principals Can Support Teachers in Assessing Goals Midyear

One Key Ingredient For Successful Content Area PD: Include Instructional Leaders

New Midyear Teaching Tune-up to Analyze Impact and Refine Goals

How Onalaska Middle School Went From Lowest to Highest Performing in Three Years

Central Office Leaders Discuss How to Support Teaching and Principal Effectiveness at Scale

Learn How to Give Targeted Feedback - Five Two-day Institutes Across California

How to Set Up Principal Supervision That Works for Principals

3 Important Ways to Connect Teaching Practice to Student Learning

The Problem With Opt-outs (And How to Move Forward)

Live Webinar Series: Keeping the Student at the Center of Instructional Leadership

Keeping One Foot in the Classroom: Developing Teacher Leaders in Pittsburgh

What Great Sports Coaches Can Teach Us About Effective Targeted Feedback 

It’s Time To End Principal Licensing in Favor of Real Accountability

How to Find the Right Data to Support Professional Goal Setting

Your Teachers Know the Instructional Framework and Rubric. What’s Next?

New Podcast on Developing an Area of Focus

New White Paper on Redesigning Principal Supervision to Support Instructional Leadership

Why Heavy-handed Accountability Has Not Improved Teaching and Learning

Federally Funded Study Will Refine and Validate Tool to Measure Instructional Leadership Skills

Learn How to Give Targeted Feedback in Two-day Institute

New Area of Focus Institute for Principals, Coaches, Teachers and Teacher Leaders

Shifting to Common Core - Challenges and Solutions in West Baton Rouge Parish School District

Summer Institute Kicks Off Training for “Impact Evaluation of Support for Principals” Study

Why Should We Guarantee Novice Leader Performance?

Coaching Coaches Can Be More Effective with Teams

What is Targeted Feedback and When Do I Use It?

Now Available: 5D+™ Calibration Tune-up Tool

How to Analyze Complex Texts For Your Teaching - Step by Step

Are We Evaluating the Right Things in Schools?

Growth Mindset, Strong Partnerships, Part of Common Core Implementation Puzzle

How to Help Teachers Find an Area of Focus

How to Get Started With the 4D Instructional Leadership Framework

3 Teacher Support Programs to Ease "Initiative Overdrive"

New Website Resource for Implementing Higher Academic Standards

4 Steps of Inquiry That Help Principals Improve Instruction

Webinar: Applying a Cycle of Inquiry - A Key Strategy for Continuous Improvement

ASCD Conference Presentation on Role of Principal Supervisors in Developing Leadership

Now available: 4 Dimensions of Instructional Leadership™ 2.0

Effective Feedback for Teacher Growth Institute 2015 in San Diego

Building a Better Principalship

Leading for Learning: Supporting Principals as Effective Instructional Leaders

Webinar: How School Leaders Create a Results-focused Learning Environment

New Initiative Brings Leadership Training to More Than 70 Oregon School Administrators

3 New Resources to Keep Your Teacher/Principal Evaluation System on Track

Large-Scale Study to Evaluate the Impact of Principal Professional Development

New Video Shows How Principal Supervisors Support Principals

Webinar: What’s Your Theory of Action? How Effective School Leaders Plan for Improvement

What Does it Look Like When Principal Supervisors are Effectively Coaching Principals?

Now available: 5D+™ Stage II Online Training

Some Thoughts on Ebola and Gun Violence

Rapides Foundation report highlights CEL's work in central Louisiana

Principal Supervisor Panel at Council of the Great City Schools Conference

Central Kitsap Builds Shared Vision of Instruction

In Shelby County, Teaching Not Telling Helps Principals Improve Their Instructional Leadership

Webinar: How School Leaders Can Find Time to Focus on Instructional Leadership

5D+™ Teacher Evaluation Colloquium in Tacoma, November 12, 2014

Webinar: Central Office Leadership in Principal Professional Learning Communities

Webinar: A Demonstration of Pivot with 5D+™

Webinar Series: Exploring the Major Shifts in the Common Core

Developing a Replicable Feedback Process at 2014 Institute

New Guides for School Districts to Better Support Principals as Instructional Leaders

Principals as Instructional Leaders

Video Library Added to Project Resources

Reciprocal Accountability: How Effective Instructional Leaders Improve Teaching and Learning

Teton Tackles Achievement Gap

Shelby County ILD Initiative Featured in the News

Principal Support Framework Action Area Resources and Tools

Leading for Effective Teaching: How School Systems Can Support Principal Success

In Memphis, principals are being coached like executives

Webinar: Cultivating the Principals Urban Schools Need

Danforth Educational Leadership Program Offers New Performance Guarantee

Delivering on the Promise of Equity

Principal Support Framework

Building on the Principal Support Framework: District Self-Assessment and Planning Template

Commentary: Keeping Continuous Growth at Teacher Evaluation's Core

Keys to Effective Teacher Feedback at the CEL Summer Leadership Institute

AASA Podcast: Leadership Tools to Support Principal Success

Instructional Leadership, Not Evaluation, Will Improve Teaching

Danforth, CEL To Offer Instructional Leadership Performance Guarantee

Inspiring Instructional Leaders in Louisiana

Flipping the Old Approach to Teacher Evaluation

Teacher Evaluation for Continuous Growth and Improvement

Two Powerful Sessions for Superintendents and School Leaders

CEL To Present Job-embedded Learning: Studio-residency Model at AMLE Conference

New Jersey Approves CEL’s 5D+™ Teacher Evaluation Rubric

CEL, Minneapolis and Seattle Public Schools head to Council of the Great City Schools

Principals Collaborate in Seattle

Addressing Common Core and Student Learning Begins With Purpose

Purpose is the Foundation for Both Leadership and Instruction

5D+™ Teacher Evaluation to be Piloted in Michigan

Powerful Learning at the CEL Summer Leadership Institute

Leading for Teacher Effectiveness

Teacher Evaluation: A Perilous Race to the Top

How Central Office Administrators Can Support Principal Leadership

Developing Principals’ Instructional Leadership Expertise

District Partnership Boosts Literacy

Supporting the Principal’s Role in Building Teacher Expertise

Purposeful Instruction in Anchorage

CEL Leads for Instructional Improvement at ASCD Conference

Instructional Coaching for Principals: Hard Questions, Demanding Work, Big Rewards

Side by Side: Smart Strategies, Strong Support from Classroom Coaches

A Decade Dedicated to Closing the Gap

Meeting the Challenges of the Next Decade

CEL is Partner and 'Critical Friend' to Transforming District

Superintendents Shared Their Practices Using Instructional Rounds

AASA National Conference: CEL to Present Powerful New Findings for Superintendents and School Leaders

CEL's work in Bergenfield, NJ featured

CEL Partner Wins $28M Promise Neighborhoods Grant

Establishing a Context for Coaching

An Interview with Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Randy Dorn

Connecting Common Core Standards with Instructional Improvement

In the Field with Common Core State Standards

Educators Need Training to Understand Common Standards, Experts Warn

Leadership and the Common Core Standards

CEL Celebrates Ten Successful Years in 2011

Anacortes Transforms Teacher Evaluation

An Interview with Gary Kipp

An Interview with Dr. Andrés Alonso

Building Leadership Capacity

CEL Presents at the 2011 WASA-AWSP Summer Conference

CEL Recognized by the Washington Association of School Administrators

Principal Accountability Begins with Developing Expertise

CEL’s Work in Jackson Hole, WY Featured

Increasing Achievement for All Students: Linking Central Office Practices to School Improvement

Interview with Seattle Public Schools' Chief Academic Officer Susan Enfield

Don't Cut Out the Center

CEL's Learning Walkthroughs Featured

From Operations to Teaching & Learning

New Study Published that Examines CEL's Instructional Coaching Approach

CEL Participating in Washington State's New Teacher Evaluation Pilot

Tying Teacher Evaluation to Student Achievement - Caution, Yellow Light Ahead by Susan H. Fuhrman

Puget Sound Superintendents’ Network

Tying Teacher Evaluation to Improved Instructional Expertise

CEL’s Work in Oregon Featured in New Publication

Newark Public Schools and CEL Work to Enhance Instruction

Oregon Proficiency Project: Defining Practice, Informing Policy

Idaho Superintendents' Network

Building Capacity in the Face of Urgency

Reflections on National Developments in Education

CEL faculty publishes Wallace-funded research

Leveraging Instructional Leadership for Quality Schools

Fishing Blindly for Quality Teaching

Developing Our Stamina for Learning

What does the health care debate have to do with education?

Transforming teaching

What’s Missing from the National Education Conversation?

A Constructive Buzz in Louisiana Classrooms

Creating a New Math Culture

How do principals learn and practice the instructional leadership needed to increase student learning?

How one district is systemically closing the achievement gap

The Power of Partnership

CEL Partnership Making Gains for Wyoming Students

Working Together to Improve Learning

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