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1 Wednesday, February 13, 4 p.m. ET A Conversation with Von Sheppard How did he learn to transform a school? What can we learn from his experience? Von Sheppard Assistant superintendent, Boulder, Colorado Former principal, Daytons Bluff Elementary School, St. Paul, Minnesota

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3 Von Sheppard Assistant superintendent, Boulder, Colorado Former principal, Daytons Bluff Elementary School, St. Paul, Minnesota

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5 It is so important to dispel the myth that these children cant learn to high standards. Theres a belief system out there that theyre not as smart as white kids. Were on a mission to conquer every myth and every test. --Von Sheppard, principal, Daytons Bluff Achievement Plus Elementary School St. Paul, Minnesota

6 Daytons Bluff Achievement Plus Elementary St. Paul, Minnesota 312 students, Kindergarten through Grade 6 African American48% Asian21% Latino14% White15% Low Income 92%

7 Source: Minnesota Department of Education School Report Card,

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19 What effective principals do Shape a vision of academic success for all students Create a climate hospitable to education Cultivate leadership in others Lead the leadership team Lead the professional learning community Improve instruction Manage people, data and processes to foster school improvement 19 The Wallace Foundation

20 Key steps districts can take Clearly define standards for principals Define accountability and leader evaluation measures and give principals the authority and support to achieve them –Use leader evaluation to focus more attention on their role on improving instruction Place and retain effective principals in the highest needs schools Provide timely, relevant data to enable principals to accurately diagnose and address students learning needs Provide time for principals to focus on instruction Design and implement a pipeline to develop, train, place and support effective principals for all schools 20 The Wallace Foundation

21 Putting it all together: a principal pipeline That are all: High quality Aligned In support of district reform agenda District-wide scale 21 Leader standards High-quality aspiring leader training programs Evaluation and on-the- job support Selective hiring The Wallace Foundation

22 Register now for the rest of the webinar series: Tuesday, March 12, 4-5 p.m. ET A Conversation with Jeffrey Litt, superintendent of Icahn Charter Schools Tuesday, April 16, 4-5 p.m. ET A Conversation with Teri Brecheen, director of literacy for Oklahoma Wednesday, May 15, 4-5 p.m. ET A Conversation with Sharon Brittingham, principal coach for the state of Delaware How did they learn to transform their schools? What can we learn from their experiences that will help us improve schools across the country?

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