By Lucy Steiner and Sharon Kebschull Barrett; first published in School Administrator magazine. When the Minneapolis Public Schools first set out to hire turnaround school principals, administrators followed their usual process — which focused largely on reputation and anecdotal support and considered mainly internal candidates. Yet success at the complicated task of turning around the […]
Report explores how organizations in other sectors import leaders to inform efforts by state and local leaders to import talent for failing schools.
Report describes how using competencies that predict performance can improve turnaround principal selection, evaluation, and development.
Report illustrates how 14 leader actions of successful turnarounds have played out in turnaround schools.
Brief examine the role of the principal as instructional leader, including activities such as assessing needs and goals, selecting a coaching strategy, and implementing and supporting the coaching program.