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The Initial Impact of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) Policy on Preparation Programs

The Initial Impact of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) Policy on Preparation Programs

This report describes a study that examined the initial impact of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) policy, the first required performance assessment for preliminary administrator certification in California, by identifying early changes (i.e., changes made through March 30, 2018) in administrator preparation programs’ practices.

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WestEd Published Articles

Recognizing Postmodern Intersectional Identities in Leadership for Early Childhood

WestEd's Julie Nicholson re-examines the leadership concepts in the field of early childhood education.

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California Examines How and Why to Improve its Measures of School Climate

A California advisory group will recommend ways to make measuring school climate more meaningful for school districts.

EquityHealth & safetyJusticeLeadershipSchool climateSchool TurnaroundSchools and districtsTeachers and leadersviolence prevention

Adults in a Professional Development setting

Program for Infant/Toddler Care Academy for Program Directors: Register Today

Learn how to use new early care resources from the California Department of Education. April 24-26, San Diego, CA.

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Interpreting Leadership Data to Improve Teaching and Learning in New York

New York educators share how a leadership assessment system helped a New York school and District assess leadership practices at the Fall NYS Council of School Superintendents conference.

DataData-Driven DecisionmakingLeadershipNew YorkNYSchools and districtsTeachers and leaders

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Massachusetts Special Education Leadership Institute & Community of Practice: Apply Today!

Experienced special education directors: Applications for institute accepted through Monday, August 22.

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