Presentation on theme: "The Assistant Principal Pool Process 2014"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Assistant Principal Pool Process 2014 The School District of Lee CountyHandout: PPT w/notes (3 slides/page)
2 Entering the Assistant Principal Pool Program OverviewEntering the Assistant Principal PoolThe Process
3 STEP ONE: Meeting the Qualifications Assistant Principal Pool Minimum RequirementsThree (3) years of effective and highly effective teacher ratings in all categories on the final performance evaluationAt least 4 years of Teaching ExperienceCompletion of Masters Degree in Educational Leadership or its equivalentEducational Leadership Certification
4 STEP ONE: Meeting the Qualifications Assistant Principal Pool Minimum RequirementsLetter of Recommendation from Current SupervisorComplete Principal InsightApply to the Administrative Pool through the PeopleSoft application process located on the Human Resources’ website: See Employment Opportunities.See Administrative Pool Process Dates’ Document
5 Florida Leadership Standards Reflections Writing Assessment STEP TWO: ASSESSMENTSFlorida Leadership Standards ReflectionsWriting AssessmentSee Administrative Pool Process Dates’ Document for deadline and writing assessment date.
6 Florida Leadership Standards Standard 1 Standard 2 Standard 3 Standard 4 Standard 5 Standard 6 Standard 7 Standard 8 Standard 9 Standard 10Domain 1:Domain 2:Domain 3:Domain 4:See Florida Principal Leadership Standards’ Document.
7 Florida Leadership Standards: Reflections & Artifacts Provide one STAR Reflection and one supporting artifact for each standard. The indicators under the standard need to be demonstrated through the reflection. The artifact needs to be your best example of support for your reflection.Please note: there are 10 standards. (See Florida Principal Leadership Standards’ Document.)STARSituationTaskActionResultSee STAR Reflections and Artifacts Document
8 Florida Leadership Standards: Reflections & Artifacts Standard 10: Professional and Ethical Behaviors – provide STAR Reflection only (no artifact needed).Rubric clarifies expectations for meeting/exceeding each Leadership StandardScored by administratorsSee Reflections and Artifacts’ Rubric – slide 13
9 DirectionsPlease include one artifact and one STAR Reflection for each standard listed under each domain (exception : no artifact for Standard 10, Professional and Ethical Behaviors)STAR Reflection: select an example from your experience that illustrates your understanding of the standard and the leadership skill(s) required of the Assistant Principal. Be sure it addresses the standard indicators.Artifact: item that best supports your STAR Reflection
10 DirectionsSTAR Reflections – include your name and date at the top of page.Supporting artifacts must have the domain and standard labeled in the bottom right-hand corner, as well as your name. For example, Domain 1 Standard 1 should be labeled (1.1) followed by your nameThe reflections and artifacts are to be organized by Domain and Standards. These items are to be submitted electronically, via SharePoint. A SharePoint folder will be set up for you, upon meeting qualifications to the administrative pool, so that you may submit documentation.See SharePoint Directions: Posting AP Pool Documents
11 More DirectionsCover /Title slide must include the following information:The School District of Lee County: Assistant Principals’ Pool STAR Reflections & ArtifactsYour nameYour school’s nameDate submitted
12 Be sure to… Create a simple cover page with required information Keep each STAR Reflection concise and on pointReview to be sure the artifact chosen aligns to the corresponding domain and standardProofreadHave others proofreadSubmit on or before the due date
13 Reflections and Artifacts’ Rubric Florida Leadership StandardsEXCEEDSMEETSBELOW1-Student Learning Results543212-Student Learning as a Priority3-Instructional Plan Implementation4-Faculty Development5-Learning Environment6-Decision Making7-Leadership Development8-School Management9-Communication10 – Professional & Ethical Behaviors
14 Writing AssessmentOne hour general writing prompt, which may include a memo, newsletter, article, letter, proposal, andOne hour assessment to include a summary of a data set and recommendations to increase student achievementScored by two or three administrators trained in writing holistic scoringScored on content, organization, accuracy, and overall effectiveness
15 AssessmentFlorida Leadership Standards Reflections and ArtifactsWriting AssessmentMust receive a score of 3.00 or above on each Assessment to move forward to the Interview Process(1 to 5 Rubric Scale)
17 Interview Assessment Interviews: three interviewers Questions aligned with the Florida Leadership StandardsAnswer in STAR formatEach question scored on a scale of 0 – 5A combined average score of 3.00 or above is required for passing.
18 MOVING FORWARD Reflection on the assessment process Build on strengths Seek opportunities for developmentLook for mentoring and coaching from administratorsAsk yourself how you could better communicate your expertiseContinue to gain leadership experiences
19 Individual Leadership Development Feedback and Planning Reflection on past leadership developmentReflection on Pool Process assessmentsReceive scores and feedback on Pool Process assessment resultsIdentify leadership strengths and areas for further developmentDevelop and submit a leadershipaction plan with at least 2 goals toimprove areas needing developmentSee handout: Assistant Principal Pool Member Professional Development Plan
20 Requirements for Admittance into the AP Pool! Pass the AP Pool assessments and activitiesPass the FELE ExamComplete program and/or certification in Educational LeadershipSubmit paperwork to FLDOE to add Educational Leadershipto Florida certificationReceive Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate showing Educational LeadershipSubmit copy of Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate showing that Educational Leadership has been added to Human Resources (Staffing and Recruitment Specialist – aka: Personnel Specialist)
21 You are on your way!Apply for Assistant Principal Positions, based on your interests and fit for a schoolContinue to develop your leadership skills and experiencesSeek the coaching of an experienced leader to serve as a mentor to youDon’t give up!Patience and persistence are necessary skills!