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How Four Districts Crafted Innovative Principal Evaluation Systems: Success Stories in Collaboration

By Ben Keating

Produced by Leadership Initiative at WestEd


Are you looking for concrete examples of innovative principal evaluation systems? These informal case studies examine the role of collaboration in the implementation of principal evaluation systems in four school districts:

  • Helena School District, Montana
  • Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland
  • New Haven Public Schools, Connecticut
  • New York City Public Schools, New York

Find out how multiple stakeholders–especially those from district management and labor–worked together to craft effective principal evaluation systems in their districts.

Each case includes:

  • Basic demographic data
  • An overview of the current evaluation system
  • A summary of the origins of the current system
  • A brief narrative of the process used to create and implement the current system
  • Key recommendations for creating and implementing successful evaluation systems

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Copyright: 2011
Format: PDF
Pages: 17
Publisher: WestEd