Presentation on theme: "Dr. Eddie R. Johnson Deputy State Superintendent of Education."— Presentation transcript:
Dr. Eddie R. Johnson Deputy State Superintendent of Education
What is New in University Relationships to Support Leadership Development
The new instructional leaders program designed by the Governor’s Congress on School Leadership. The Congress developed standards in eight domains: Standard 1: Planning for Continuous Improvement Standard 2: Teaching and Learning Standard 3: Human Resources Development Standard 4: Diversity Standard 5: Community and Stakeholder Relationships Standard 6: Technology Standard 7: Management of the Learning Organization Standard 8: Ethics These standards were adopted by the State Board of Education and are now included in the Alabama Administrative Code
Address Student and family conditions affecting learning. Identify community leaders and their relationships to school goals and programs. Communicate the school’s vision, mission, and priorities to the community. Share leadership and decision-making with others by gathering input. Seek resources of families, business, and community members in support of the school’s goals. Develop partnerships, coalitions, and networks to impact student achievement. Actively engage the community to share responsibility for student and school success. Involve family and community in appropriate policy implementation, program planning, and assessment efforts.
Universities and K12 must work together to prepare tomorrow’s leaders
Partners have agreed upon the mission, values, goals, and measurable outcomes partnership. The relationship between partners is characterized by mutual trust, respect, genuineness of commitment. The partnership balances power among partners and enables resources among partnerships to be shared. There is clear, open, and accessible communication between partners.
University/LEA Partners Create Means of Inducting Potential Leaders Candidates are selected jointly Universities and LEAS have joint admission committees Universities and LEAS work together on every aspect of preparation including planning of courses, syllabi, teaching, and implementation of field-based experiences Thirteen IHEs have implemented the redesign principal preparation program which promotes strong partnership
There are some strong University/LEA partnerships There need to be many more Every LEA should be partnering with one or more universities to prepare future leaders Every superintendent should know how their future leaders are being prepared
Financial Challenges Time for Partnerships Must Marshal Resources Wherever Available The SDE is Dedicated to Helping Whenever and However Possible
Leadership and Evaluation Sounding Posts Meetings Online Support Reading and understanding current status and challenges
SREB White Paper Read the Report to understand how we got here