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STATE ACTION FOR EDUCATION LEADERSHIP PROJECT FOURTH ANNUAL POLICY & PRACTICE INSTITUTE Jacquelyn O. Wilson JUNE 28, 2006 Slide 2 DELAWARES PLAN FOR BUILDING A COHESIVE SYSTEM FOR SCHOOL LEADERSHIP.CONNECTING THE PIECES Slide 3 WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS Superintendents Superintendents Principals & Assistant Principals Principals & Assistant Principals District Office School Leaders District Office School Leaders Department of Education School Leaders Department of Education School Leaders Aspiring School Leaders Aspiring School Leaders State and District Board Members State and District Board Members Representatives from Colleges & Universities Representatives from Colleges & Universities Business Leaders Business Leaders Foundation Leaders Foundation Leaders Policymakers Policymakers Teacher Leaders Teacher Leaders Slide 4 STATE ACTION FOR EDUCATION LEADERSHIP is about partnerships DASA DOE,STATE BOARD & SCHOOL DISTRICTS Slide 5 The State Action for Education Leadership Project is about leadership Slide 6 INTRODUCTIONS of some special guests in our audience. Valerie Woodruff, Secretary of Education Valerie Woodruff, Secretary of Education Nancy Wilson, Deputy Secretary of Education Nancy Wilson, Deputy Secretary of Education Martha Brookes, Associate Secretary Martha Brookes, Associate Secretary Jean Allen, President of the State Board Jean Allen, President of the State Board Richard Farmer, Vice President of the State Board Richard Farmer, Vice President of the State Board Barbara Rutt, State Board Barbara Rutt, State Board Ann Case, Policy Analyst, State Board Ann Case, Policy Analyst, State Board Joe Pika, Past President State Board Joe Pika, Past President State Board Dori Jacobson, Rodel Foundation Dori Jacobson, Rodel Foundation John Carwell, Rodel Foundation John Carwell, Rodel Foundation Julie Corbett, Rodel Foundation Julie Corbett, Rodel Foundation Michael Rasmussen, Rodel Foundation Michael Rasmussen, Rodel Foundation Slide 7 Welcome to Richard Laine, Chair of Education, The Wallace Foundation Richard Laine, Chair of Education, The Wallace Foundation Judith Berg, Program Director, The Wallace Foundation Judith Berg, Program Director, The Wallace Foundation Paul Barton, Educational Testing Service Paul Barton, Educational Testing Service Joseph Murphy, Consultant to SAELP, Vanderbilt University Joseph Murphy, Consultant to SAELP, Vanderbilt University Members of Vision 2015 Committee Members of Vision 2015 Committee Slide 8 .and to the directors of our state consortium for leadership Pat Carlson, Executive Director, Delaware Principals Academy Pat Carlson, Executive Director, Delaware Principals Academy Pete Basille, Executive Director, Delaware Association of School Administrators Pete Basille, Executive Director, Delaware Association of School Administrators Dennis Loftus, Director, Delaware Academy of School Leadership at the University of Delaware Dennis Loftus, Director, Delaware Academy of School Leadership at the University of Delaware Susan Francis, Executive Director, Delaware School Boards Association Susan Francis, Executive Director, Delaware School Boards Association Slide 9 Slide 10 DOE project funded by the Wallace Foundation in an effort to support states in improving schools by focusing on school leadership DOE project funded by the Wallace Foundation in an effort to support states in improving schools by focusing on school leadership 5 National partners to provide technical assistance to states 5 National partners to provide technical assistance to states Council of Chief School Officers Council of Chief School Officers National Association of State Boards of Education National Association of State Boards of Education Education Commission for the States Education Commission for the States National Governors Association National Governors Association National Association of State Legislators National Association of State Legislators What is the State Action for Education Leadership Project? Slide 11 What is the Focus of the State Action for Education Leadership Project in Delaware? Developing policies and practices that support school leaders including: A VISION FOR SCHOOL LEADERSHIP A VISION FOR SCHOOL LEADERSHIP EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL LEARNING EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL LEARNING CONDITIONS OF PRACTICE CONDITIONS OF PRACTICE CANDIDATE POOL CANDIDATE POOL LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, PROGRAM ACCREDITATION LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, PROGRAM ACCREDITATION GOVERNANCE STRUCTURES GOVERNANCE STRUCTURES Slide 12 Remarks by.Secretary of Education Valerie Woodruff Slide 13 What have we accomplished from 2001-2006? Adopted state standards for school leaders (ISLLC National Standards) Adopted state standards for school leaders (ISLLC National Standards) Made revisions in licensure and certification for school leaders Made revisions in licensure and certification for school leaders Developed a state-funded mentoring program for school leaders in the first three years on the job (currently under revision) Developed a state-funded mentoring program for school leaders in the first three years on the job (currently under revision) Provided an Assessment Center experience for both new and aspiring school leaders at no cost to districts Provided an Assessment Center experience for both new and aspiring school leaders at no cost to districts Slide 14 What have we accomplished from 2001-2006? Engaged Delaware colleges/universities in aCritical Friends Review of pre-service preparation programs to redesign education leadership programs, masters and doctorate, aligned with the Delaware School Leader Standardsprogram approval contingent on alignment Engaged Delaware colleges/universities in aCritical Friends Review of pre-service preparation programs to redesign education leadership programs, masters and doctorate, aligned with the Delaware School Leader Standardsprogram approval contingent on alignment Put into policy a requirement of 90 clock hours of professional development for licensure renewal for school leaders Put into policy a requirement of 90 clock hours of professional development for licensure renewal for school leaders Funded the development of several 2% Skills & Knowledge Clusters for school leaders Funded the development of several 2% Skills & Knowledge Clusters for school leaders Slide 15 What have we accomplished from 2001-2006? Four task force committees met to develop Four task force committees met to develop 19 policy recommendations related to: 19 policy recommendations related to: Recruitment and Retention of School Leaders Recruitment and Retention of School Leaders Working Conditions of School Leaders Working Conditions of School Leaders Professional Development for School Leaders Professional Development for School Leaders Recruitment and Retention of Minority Candidates for School Leadership Recruitment and Retention of Minority Candidates for School Leadership Slide 16 What have we accomplished from 2001-2006? Provided training to local school board members on the topic of the Delaware School Leader Standards Provided training to local school board members on the topic of the Delaware School Leader Standards Trained eight district teams on models of distributed leadership Trained eight district teams on models of distributed leadership Implementing models of distributed leadership in two middle schools and three high schools ---four districts Implementing models of distributed leadership in two middle schools and three high schools ---four districts Trained 17 district teams on models for succession planning Trained 17 district teams on models for succession planning Implementing eight models of succession planning in seven districts and one charter school (currently have approximately 80 aspiring school leaders participating in the programs) Implementing eight models of succession planning in seven districts and one charter school (currently have approximately 80 aspiring school leaders participating in the programs) Developed a statewide Performance Evaluation System for School Leaderspiloting in two districts Developed a statewide Performance Evaluation System for School Leaderspiloting in two districts Slide 17 What have we accomplished from 2001-2006? Established an Aspiring School Leaders Advisory Committee to develop guiding principles and the design for a Delaware University Internship Program Established an Aspiring School Leaders Advisory Committee to develop guiding principles and the design for a Delaware University Internship Program Placed 20 aspiring school leader interns in schools with a mentoring principal in Delaware school districts Placed 20 aspiring school leader interns in schools with a mentoring principal in Delaware school districts Received approval from the Professional Standards Board and State Board to provide a 2% Skills and Knowledge Cluster to mentoring principals and to aspiring school leaders participating in district succession planning programs Received approval from the Professional Standards Board and State Board to provide a 2% Skills and Knowledge Cluster to mentoring principals and to aspiring school leaders participating in district succession planning programs Developed a SAELP website Developed a SAELP website Slide 18 DELAWARES COHESIVE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Slide 19 DELAWARES COHESIVE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Slide 20 DELAWARES COHESIVE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM School leader effectiveness Roles & Responsibilities Skills & Knowledge Clusters Continuum from Aspiring to Retiring Slide 21 DELAWARES COHESIVE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Slide 22 DELAWARES COHESIVE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Slide 23 DELAWARES COHESIVE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Slide 24 DELAWARES COHESIVE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Slide 25 DELAWARES COHESIVE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Slide 26 DELAWARES COHESIVE LEADERSHIP SYSTEM Slide 27 Slide 28 Putting the pieces together to form Delawares Cohesive Leadership System Slide 29 MO