Go to Top

Tag Archives

Tag Archives: team

Compliance and School Leadership

Local effectiveness in academic leadership is often measured in terms of how compliant educational professionals are in acceding to externally imposed standards, meeting accreditation mandates for achieving certain program targets, and causing students to perform well on high stakes tests.  The idea of compliance has been a major part of everyone’s school improvement agenda. The purpose of this article is to offer suggestions on how to think and act when …Read More

Professional Learning Communities and CLI

The “professional learning community” model is a popular and powerful school reform movement. When the core principles of professional learning communities are examined, it is clear that Curriculum Leadership Institute (CLI) has been recommending the same things for years! According to Richard DeFour (recognized as a leading expert in the development and application of professional learning communities), there are three essential characteristics. One, there is focus on learning, not simply on …Read More