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					                A Framework for Leadership Development in

                   Efficiency Standard 9:
             Comprehensive and Effective Planning
The core curriculum for leadership of schools for the Commonwealth of Kentucky is
grounded in the Standards and Indicators for School Improvement. With references and
relationships to the Standards of the Interstate School Leadership Licensure Consortium
(ISLLC), the Goals of The Kentucky Board of Education, a specific focus on Standard 7,
Leadership, and the Technology Standards for School Administrators, this curriculum
provides a map by which school leaders who adopt its tenets can move toward greater
effectiveness as instructional leaders that provide for greater gains in student
achievement.

Standard 9:
The school / district develops, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive school
improvement plan that communicates a clear purpose, direction, and action plan focused
on teaching and learning.

Performance Expectations:
The school leader uses data to initiate and continue improvement in school and classroom
practices and student achievement.

Key Relationships With Other Standards:

Standards and Indicators for School Improvement
Standard 7:
School / district instructional decisions focus on support for teaching and learning,
organizational direction, high performance expectations, creating a learning culture,
and developing leadership capacity.

Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standard 1:
A school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students
by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision
of learning that is shared and supported by the school community.

ISLLC Standard 3:
A school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students
by ensuring management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe,
efficient, and effective learning environment.

ISLLC Standard 6:
A school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students
by understanding, responding to, and influencing the larger political, social, economic,
legal, and cultural context.
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Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) Goal 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6
Every student in school and making strong progress; every school accountable.

KBE Goal 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
Every school leader an instructional leader; every school equitable; every district
supportive.

KBE Goal 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
Every child and teacher in a safe and caring environment; sufficient resources; families
and communities involved in children’s learning.

Technology Standards for School Administrators:

Standard III: Educational leaders apply technology to enhance their professional practice
and to increase their own productivity and that of others.

Standard V: Educational leaders use technology to plan and implement comprehensive
systems of effective assessment and evaluation.


School Leader’s Stages of Professional Development (to be used on next page)

O / A Orientation and Awareness – I have developed initial knowledge and a basic
      understanding of the identified goals and objectives.
P / A Preparation and Application – I have developed skills to begin the implementation
      and application of the identified goals and objectives.
I / M Implementation and Management – I have mastered the skills for performing or
      achieving the identified goals and objectives.
R / I Refinement and Impact – I can modify and refine the knowledge and skills for
      more effective application for achieving the identified goals and objectives.




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Standard 9              Performance Expectations for
                        Owning the Vision
Comprehensive           Using Data to Drive Change                                    O/A P/A I/M R/I
Planning                Leading to Create a Context for School
                        Improvement
Indicators
Related to              I use a profound knowledge of leading,
Student                 administering, and managing continuous,
Performance             comprehensive school improvement planning
Standards
                        I create a shared vision and purpose by facilitating
9.3.b                   the expectation of and opportunities for collaboration
9.3.c                   by all constituencies.
9.6.b
9.6.c                   I understand the school leader’s role in developing,
9.6.d                   implementing, evaluating, and modifying a
                        comprehensive school improvement plan.
Samples of
Performance                         I collect, manage, and analyze data
Level 3                             I systematically align the mission, vision, and
Descriptors for                     core values of the school.
Leadership
                                    I identify, clarify, and address
The school                          barriers to achieving the school’s mission,
improvement team                    vision, and belief systems.
conducts an analysis
of survey results of                I facilitate the analysis of student
stakeholders’                       learning needs.
perspectives on the
strengths and                       I align action steps for school
limitations of                      improvement with goals and objectives of the
student learning and                school and allocate adequate resources for
priorities for                      the implementation of the plan.
improvement.
                                    I lead the implementation of the plan
The school                          and the evaluation of its effectiveness.
improvement team
functions effectively   I facilitate the role of the governing board and/or
and provides            council and all stakeholders in the comprehensive
ongoing leadership      school improvement planning process as required by
and support for the     statute and regulation.
implementation of
the plan.               I report periodically to the governing board and/or
                        council and board of education as to the
Regular reports are
given to the            implementation of the plan.
Governing board
and/or council.         I hold accountable all individuals charged with the
                        effective implementation of the plan.

                        I sustain momentum of the implementation of the
                        plan.
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