Instructional Leadership in Action

How the Four Dimensions of School Leadership Creates Focus in a Pandemic

by UWCEL on Dec 10, 2020


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Lindsey Samec is an elementary school principal at Mounds View Public Schools in Minnesota. Like so many other school leaders across the country, she's had a lot to think about and manage this past year for her students to be able to learn and grow.


Michele Mason, director of instructional leadership, spoke to Lindsey recently. We wanted to know how the Four Dimensions of School LeadershipTM (4DTM) was helping her lead.


Watch this short video to find out how the Learning and Teaching Environment dimension allows her to grow efficacy and collective leadership with her staff —  when the learning and teaching environment is anything but "normal."





Topics: School Leadership, Educational Leadership, Equity, Student-centered

About the author: UWCEL

At the Center for Educational Leadership we partner with courageous leaders in classrooms, schools and the systems that support them to eliminate educational inequities by creating cultures of rigorous teaching, learning and leading. Our vision is transformed schools empowering all students regardless of background to create limitless futures for themselves, their families, their communities, and the world.

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