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SCHOOL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM


Field Experience Checklist
Tennessee Instructional Leadership Standards
2013
Before your field experience can be considered complete, you have to provide evidence that you are proficient at
the level of betweenaspiringandbeginningprincipaloneachoftheTILSStandards. WhileEACHofthe
indicatorsbelowisnotrequired,somearemoreimportantthanothersandthebigpicturebutdemonstrate
proficiency.Ihaveleftafewoutb/ctheyareimpliedintheotherwork.
Pleasefillthisoutandsubmititinyourportfolio.Ifyoucantanswerthequestion,thenchancesareyou
eitherneedtodomoreFXorincludeanotheractivityasdocumentation.Ifindoubt,askapeertoreview.
Note:thespecificstandardsandFXactivitiesreferredtohavebeenmodifiedtorepresentthenewTILS
standardsasof2011.
UTC School Leadership Programs
Field Experience Menu
2013 TILS Standards
Revised and Aligned with ELCC
OC=Observation activity with critique
PC=Participation and critique
LR=Lead and reflect
At least 1/3 of your activities must be done at the PC and LR levels. Please highlight/check the level at which you
participated for each activity
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Req means this is a required field experience

Unless otherwise indicated, every activity requires a summary and reflection as well as any other information
asked for in italics. They should be contained in one document which would typically be 1-2 pages long and posted in the
portfolio. A template of what is expected is posted in course documents.
Definition: Summary: What did you do and with whom? (Brief and no names please).
Definition: Reflection: What went well? What did not? Why? Given the opportunity to do this again, how would
you do it better?
What is written in italics in each activity is what is to be posted in the portfolio, in the appropriate standard.
(New 2013) Standard A: Instructional Leadership for Continuous Improvement
An ethical and effective instructional leader facilitates the use of instructional practices
informed by assessment data that continually improve student learning.

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Example:
(1) Builds capacity of educators to provide all students access to a rigorous
curriculum, aligned with national standards. Activity A- i: Developed a schoolwide PD plan; Activity C-y,z,aa.
(2) Collaborates with educators to analyze and use multiple forms of data
throughout the year to establish specific goals and strategies that reflect a
commitment to student achievement and growth. Activity A-f,g; Activity C-b.
If any plan that you develop is actually implemented, participate in the implementation team, write a critique of the process and the outcome,
summarize and reflect on how the implementation could have gone better. And add additional hours!

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Builds capacity of educators to provide all students access to a rigorous curriculum,


aligned with national standards.
2 Collaborates with educators to analyze and use multiple forms of data throughout the
year to establish specific goals and strategies that reflect a commitment to student
achievement and growth.
3 Develops and executes a plan to use multiple forms of data to drive and implement
interventions to address all students learning needs.
4 Systematically monitors progress toward established goals and makes decisions that
lead to continuous improvement.
(Old TILS A: An effective instructional leader implements a systematic, coherent approach to
bring about the continuous growth in the academic achievement of all students. )
Also see old Std C for activities that apply to this standard
ELCC Alignment in red.
a. Participate in the schools leadership team for a school year. You may count all the hours.
Log/journal the situations where decisions were made based on the vision of the school.
Write a summary of how the schools vision/mission was used to help decision making and
conflict resolution and/or how student achievement was at the core of all decision
making. How could it have been used more effectively?
ELCC Standard 1.3b
Note: If you are not invited to be a member of your LT, ask if you can be an observer and do
the same. If you cannot do that either, see me.
b. Chair a school wide committee related to this standard. Submit a summary and a
reflection. ELCC Standard 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
c. Chair a committee or coordinate a faculty activity to develop, review, or revise the
beliefs, vision and/or mission for your school. Produce documents that can be
distributed to teachers and posted in faculty handbooks, hallways and/or classrooms.
Submit a summary and a reflection.
ELCC Standard 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
d. Chair or take leadership in a subcommittee that writes your School Improvement Plan.
Show its alignment to the school vision. Submit the part of the plan you chaired. Submit
a summary and a reflection.: how could the process (writing that part of the SIP) have
been improved?
e. ELCC Standard 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
f. Analyze one or more data sets needed for the SIP. Submit the analysis and its
implications for the SIP. Submit a summary and a reflection.1.2-b
g. Develop Action Plans based on one or more of the above analyses. Submit the SIP Action
with rationale. Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
h. Develop and/or conduct an on-going evaluation of one or more goals of the SIP. This is
not the same as k below: this activity requires that you evaluate the outcome of the SIP,
not its format and content. Submit a formative and/or summative evaluation. Submit a
summary and a reflection.ELCC Standard 1.3b
i. Based on the above, develop a proposal for school wide professional development. Such a
plan must be on-going, embedded in the everyday vision/culture of the school, and have
an evaluation component. Submit the plan. ELCC Standard 1.4, 2.4a
j. If the plan is implemented, submit a summary and a reflection.
k. Analyze your SIP according to the TN rubric. ELCC Standard 1.3, 1.4b Submit your
analysis and recommendations for improvement.
l. Work with the SIP committees and/or leadership team to identify additional opportunities
for meaningful involvement of parents and other stakeholders (community, system
leaders, etc.) in the continuous growth of students. Submit your plan. ELCC Standard 1.5
If the plan is implemented, submit a summary and a reflection.
m. Shadow 3 principals in schools other than your own for a day. Keep a log of all
interactions. Submit summary, reactions, and at least one recommendation that could
have improved the principals potential to influence continuous growth in the academic

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achievement of all students and/or to implement the school vision. ELCC Standard 1.3b
a. Elementary
b. Middle School
c. High School
d. (Alt) Shadow a change coach, lead (model) teacher and/or a math/literacy
coach in a school other than your own for a day. Keep a log of all
interactions. Submit summary, reactions, and at least one recommendation
that could have improved the principals potential to influence continuous
growth in the academic achievement of all students.
n. Interview a principal. Ask him/her to address topics that s/he did not know enough about
when s/he took his/her first administrative job, especially with regard to implementation
of vision and the SIP. Submit a summary and reaction.
ELCC Standard 1.3, 1.4, 1.5.
(alt) Interview a lead (model) teacher and/or a math/literacy coach. Ask him/her to address
topics that s/he did not know enough about when s/he took his/her first administrative job.
Submit a summary and reaction.
o. Review the school effectiveness literature, identifying the most commonly agreed upon
10 characteristics of effective schools. Analyze your school based on these 10
characteristics, and make recommendations for improvement ELCC Standard.1.1, 1.2
p. Conduct a Readiness for Change analysis, based on the format supplied. Make
recommendations for your school based on the priorities you established.
ELCC Standard 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
q. Generate a weekly bulletin/staff newsletter that addresses vision, SIP and general
information. Provide 2 examples of the best of those developed and write a set of dos
and donts for writing a weekly newsletter/bulletin. Submit a summary and a reflection.
ELCC 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
r. Serve on a district or building strategic planning team. Do not include all agendas, etc.
but DO include the plan itself and a set of recommendations for conducting such a
process in the future. Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 6.1, 6.2
s. Work with the principal to fill out various state reports. Make notes as to the principals
recommendations as to how to do such reports efficiently. Submit a summary and a
reflection. ELCC Standard 6.1, 6.2
t. Manage a grant your school has received. Submit a report at either the end of the year or
the end of the grant process reflecting on what went well and how you would better
manage a grant in the future. Make specific reference to how it furthered advancement
toward the vision. (You may count all the hours you were involved in managing the
grant). Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
Work with the administrator to create and build the master schedule. Submit the list of
u.
priorities that were addressed; critique the process, the priorities and the product. ELCC
Standard 3.1, 3.2
Required: Complete a curriculum audit. The audit will include graphs representing
v. subjects and the amount of time spent on each. Combine this information with test scores
and make recommendations regarding 1) how the curriculum is meeting student needs,
and 2) changes that should be made. ELCC Standard 2.2, 2.3
w. Align your curriculum with standardized tests that are used for student advancement. At
the end of the year, identify areas that still need to be changed and submit a summary of
how effective your efforts had been. (If you have already done this, you may use your
previous alignment but must add the summary as described.) ELCC Standard 2.2, 2.3
Other: Please check for approval and enter here in the log.

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Standard B: Culture for Teaching and Learning


An ethical and effective instructional leader collaborates with stakeholders to create and
sustain an inclusive, respectful and safe environment conducive to learning and growth for all.

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Indicators: You must indicate specifically which FX activities you have done to
demonstrate this standard.
Communicates and supports high expectations for trust, collaboration, a safe and
orderly environment, and respect for all.
2 Facilitates development of supportive structures to involve families in the education
of their children.
3 Facilitates collaborative relationships among all stakeholders by establishing high
expectations for clear, concise, and constructive written and spoken communication.
4 Recognizes and celebrates improved educator and student performance related to
school improvement goals.
(Old TILS B: An effective instructional leader creates a school culture and climate based on
high expectations conducive to the success of all students.)
ELCC Alignment in red.
a. Required. Conduct a Climate Analysis in your school. If you use the analysis you
developed in class, either do the actual survey as a request from your principal, or be sure
you do an IRB form as a part of your UTC program. Identify strengths and weaknesses.
Prioritize and develop a skeleton action plan. Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC
Standard 2.1
b. Chair a school wide committee related to this standard. Submit a summary and a
reflection. ELCC Standard 2.1
c. Identify best practices research that makes suggestions for ensuring success for ALL
students focusing on culture and climate.
-Identify which, if any, such practices are being implemented in your school. Submit
recommendations for implementation. ELCC Standard 2.1
d. Lead or participate in a school transition team (K, 5-6, 8-9). Develop a plan and
implement. For this standard, focus on issues in transition related to school culture. (You
may do this again in Standard C focusing on academics). Submit a summary and a
reflection, a list of events; critique and make recommendations for improvement in the
process as well as the events. ELCC Standard 2.2, 2.3
e. Consult with the principal or AP to select a teacher who may need help in the area of
student discipline. Analyze his/her discipline referrals for period of time. Observe in
his/her classroom. Conference with the teacher. Make recommendations. Evaluate
progress. Submit a summary and a reflection. This or f below are required.
ELCC Standard 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4

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Convene and chair a committee to review your schools discipline plan. Analyze schoolwide referrals. Bring the committee to consensus on patterns and make recommendations;
submit. If you cannot convene such a committee, do the analysis yourself. Note patterns,
make recommendations, and submit. Do NOT include any names. Submit a summary and
a reflection. This OR e above are required. ELCC Standard 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 Attend a readmission conference for a student who was suspended and write an analysis
of the conference and/or readmission plan that is based on that conference. Be sure to
address consequences should the student be involved in another similar incident. Submit a
summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
This may be done more than once.
Create a BIP/FBA for a student with chronic disciplinary referrals. Implement and collect
data on the interventions. In collaboration with the teacher/parents/appropriate others
continuously evaluate the plan. Include the plan, some of the data which show change,
and modifications to the plan. Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.1,
2.2, 2.3
Lead/work with others to develop/implement an incentive plan for student behavior and/or
attendance. Submit the plan, the results and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
Positive Behavior Committee
Analyze school or grade level attendance rates and, in collaboration with others, create an

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improvement plan that addresses both short and long term interventions. Include the
intervention plan and a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
k. Conduct a focus group of students regarding school safety. Explore the students
perceptions of their safety in school, including but not limited to facility concerns, student
fights and harassment and gangs. Bring the focus group to consensus on
recommendations and submit. Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.1,
2.2, 2.3, 3.1
l. Conduct a school safety audit. Review your safety plan, emergency plan, and crisis plan.
See safeschools.org or safeschools.com for ideas/free trial offer.. Submit a summary and
a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.1, 3.1
m. Develop a crisis plan for a school bus accident related to a field trip. Facilitate a meeting
regarding the implementation of this plan. Construct a letter to parents informing them of
procedures to follow should such as incident occur. Submit the plan and the letter and
submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 3.1
n. Evaluate your schools current crisis plan, both for content and dissemination. Submit
recommendations for improvement. ELCC Standard 3.1
o. Identify major gangs and subsets of gangs in your school community. Conduct a focus
group of students regarding gangs and recommendations to reduce gang influence.
Interview administrators/resource officers regarding policies that are currently in place.
Make recommendations for improved prevention and action in this area. Submit a
summary and a reflection. ELCC 2.1, 3.1
p. Analyze the effectiveness of the schools leadership team. What % of time was spent on
instructional issues? Management? District/state mandates? To what extent were the
meetings grounded in the schools mission/vision/ beliefs that all students can learn?
Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 1.1-1.5
q. Organize and facilitate a faculty committee to review a major issue of a non-instructional
nature-such as attendance, climate, discipline issues, etc. (assume 5-6 meetings). Prepare
and submit a final report describing the committees recommendations and an evaluation
of how you could conduct such work in a more effective/efficient manner in the future.
ELCC Standard 2.1, 3.1, 2.4
r. Facilitate a focus group comprised of teachers, parents, community members and other
pertinent people to gather information related to school governance, curriculum, faculty,
administration, extra curricular activities, or student issues. A summary of activities,
information and recommendations are to be included in the portfolio. ELCC Standard
4.1-4.2,4.3
s. Observe and critique a teacher, submitting a summary of the pre-observation conference,
a comprehensive script of the observation, and analysis of the classroom activity, and an
itemization of the teachers strengths and recommendations for improvement. Submit a
summary and a reflection. Blot out the teachers name. For TILS-B, focus on the climate
and expectations in the classroom. ELCC Standard 2.4b
***If you submit the project you did for EDAS 5760 be sure to add a summary of what well in
the process, and what you will do differently in the future to improve your effectiveness as an
observer/supervisor/evaluator of instruction (EDAS 5760)

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Initiate the use of discussion circles with a teacher group, where you share best practices
across a variety of topics. For this standard, focus on classroom climate and culture.
This might be as formal as a critical friends group or as informal as a grade level
discussion. Have teachers evaluate the process at semester as well as at the end of the
year. Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
u. Plan, coordinate and implement a series of Critical Friends Groups. Have participants
evaluate the series. Submit a list of the topics addressed a summary of the evaluations,
and a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
v. Plan a school-wide event, working collaboratively with students, teachers, administration,
and parents (as appropriate) and book keepers. Include the documentation of the end

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product and a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
w. Interview 4 of the 5 following people, asking each for a recommendation as to how they
believe the school could be improved (custodian, secretary, teacher, food service, parent)
Submit a summary of those recommendations (one paragraph for each is sufficient).
Identify common recommendations and/or conflicts; how would you address these ELCC
Standard 4.1, 4.2
x. Review and revise the parent/school handbook(s). Submit the finished produce and a
summary of how it is an improvement over the previous document ELCC Standard 4.1,
2.2
y. Analyze data and make recommendations regarding the maximization of student learning
time. Submit data summary and recommendations for improvement. ELCC Standard 3.3
-If the plan is implemented, evaluate and submit results.
z. Critique your schools website. Identify strengths and weaknesses as they relate to
communicating a positive and achievement orientated culture for the school. 3.2b,3.2c,
4.1, 4.3
aa. Create a video production (VHS, DVD or web-based) for parent orientation to your
school. Critique it and provide recommendations for improvement. ELCC Standard 4.1,
4.2
ab. Assist in lunchroom supervision for some extended period of time (at least 4 weeks).
Reflect on how the cafeteria could be improved, and how that would have a positive
impact on school climate. Suggest (perhaps as a team) how this time could be productive
for you as a principal.
-In lieu of lunchroom duty, bus duty is an acceptable alternative using the same submissions.
. ELCC Standard 3.1
If you implement your recommendations, submit an evaluation of the new procedures.
Evaluate the school calendar, you grade levels homework and/or test schedule, and
cc.
activity schedules for conflicts with calendars from cultures that are not standard to your
community. (For example, do you regularly test on Thursdays? Wed. is a church night
for many. Do you have ball games on Yom Kippur, etc?? What accommodations do you
make for Ramadan? ) Make recommendations for changes. Submit those
recommendations and rationale. ELCC Standard 4.1-4.3, 5.1-5.3, 2.4
dd. Act in the capacity of the administrator for an after school program for an extended
period of time. Address all student, faculty, instructional, curricular, management and
budget issues. Assume 3 hours per day ELCC Standards 1-6 First Steps Forwards 20
Days x3 = 60
Other: Please check for approval and enter here in the log.

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If any plan that you develop is actually implemented, participate in the implementation team, write a critique of the process and the outcome,
summarize and reflect on how the implementation could have gone better. And add additional hours!

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Standard C: Professional Learning and Growth
An ethical and effective instructional leader develops capacity of all educators by designing,
facilitating, and participating in collaborative learning informed by multiple sources of data.

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Implements and monitors a rigorous, consistent evaluation system using an approved


Tennessee evaluation model.
2 Uses educator evaluation data to inform professional learning goals and plans.
3 Provides and engages in data-informed, differentiated professional learning
opportunities for educators, aligned with the Tennessee Standards for Professional
Learning.
4 Identifies, retains, and develops the most effective educators based on evidence of
student and educator outcomes.
5 Identifies and supports potential teacher-leaders and provides growth opportunities in
alignment with the Tennessee Teacher Leadership Standards.
6 Takes action to improve self-practice based on multiple sources of feedback,
including performance evaluation results and self-reflection.
(old TILS D: An effective instructional leader improves student learning by developing and
sustaining high quality professional development.)
ELCC Alignment in red. The entire TILS-C(new) is aligned with ELLC 2.4. ELCC 2.2
and 2.3 inform what is done in 2.4.
a. Based on student achievement data or other student data, develop a proposal for
professional development for your school, department, or grade level. Such a plan must be
on-going, embedded in the everyday culture of the school, and have an evaluation
component. Submit the rationale for the plan and the plan. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
b. If the plan is implemented, submit an evaluation.
c. Required: Plan and conduct a faculty staff development session. Submit your handouts
and agenda. Be sure to have participants do an evaluation and include a summary in
your portfolio. Write a short summary of what went well and, given the opportunity to do
the same training in the future, how you would improve it. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
d. This (C) may be done more than once.
e. Chair a school wide committee related to this standard. Submit a summary and a
reflection.
f. Evaluate the staff development plan in your school for the current year. How is it tied to
the school improvement plan? Adult learning? Is it individualized? How is it connected to
teacher performance improvement? How are determinations made as to how the budget is
spent? What special provisions are made for new teachers? What special provisions are
made for teachers with assignments outside of their teaching field? Submit a summary
with strengths and weaknesses. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
g. Conduct a needs assessment of staff to identify professional staff development needs for
the next school year. Develop a set of recommendations for the next school year based on
that survey; be sure to align it to curriculum implementations and the school improvement
plan. Submit the recommendations and a critique of the process. Submit a summary and a
reflection. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
h. Literacy: Develop a series of PD Sessions for teachers interested in increasing the
teaching of literacy across the curriculum. Include opportunity for follow-up and peer
coaching. Submit an outline of the activities and summary of the results. Submit a
summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
i. Numeracy: Develop a series of PD sessions for teachers interested in increasing the
teaching of numeracy across the curriculum. Include opportunity for follow-up and peer
coaching. Submit an outline of the activities and summary of the results. Submit a

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summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
j. Rigor: Develop a series of PD sessions for teachers regarding increasing the level of rigor
in their curriculum and instructional practices. Submit an outline of the activities and
summary of the results. Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
k. Writing across the Curriculum: Develop a series of PD sessions for teachers interested in
increasing the quality of writing done in their classrooms. Include opportunity for followup and peer coaching. Submit an outline of the activities and summary of the results.
Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
l. Provide evidence that shows how teachers who engage in outside PD are
encouraged/expected to share their new knowledge with others as well as use it in their
classrooms. Submit one or two examples. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
m. Required: Observe and critique a teacher, submitting a summary of the pre-observation
conference, a comprehensive script of the observation, an analysis of the classroom
activity, and an itemization of the teachers strengths and recommendations for
improvement. Blot out the teachers name. This may be done more than once.
n. Required: Follow up with additional observations over time. What is working? What is
not? Make additional recommendations based on your analysis. Follow up again. Write
an end of the year summary and reflection.
ELCC Standard. 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
o. Provide evidence of alignment between the appraisal process and a staff members
professional growth plan. Provide evidence that the schools PD plan facilities this
individual growth. Submit evidence. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
p. Evaluate the current evaluation process employed at your site by conducting a focus group
of four or more teachers, including one or more probationary teachers. Issues of timing,
fairness, substance, and recommendations for improvement should be addressed and
summarized and included in written recommendations. ELCC Standard 2.4, 5.3, 6.1
q. Work with others to establish a system of peer observation, including identifying
teachers who would like to be observed, areas of their expertise, facilitating classroom
coverage, and ensuring a debriefing process for both teachers Submit a summary of how it
went and how it could be improved. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
r. Accept the leadership in or participate in a committee to plan and implement a
comprehensive new teacher induction program for your school. Include the agenda of
activities over the year as well as the teachers evaluation of the program. Include
reflections on what you did well and how you could improve the program and/or the
process in the future. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
s. Serve as a mentor for one or more new teachers through the school year. Submit a list of
activities and a reflection on what went well, including the new teachers effectiveness.
ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
t. Align one or more protgs with coaches other than yourself to assist them in the
development of specific skills. Submit a reflection of events, what went well and how you
would change your involvement in the future. Submit a summary and a reflection. 2.4, 2.2,
2.3
u. Identify one or more protgs and assist them in development their own professional
development plan. Help them align with their student achievement scores. Submit a
reflection of events, what went well and how you would change your involvement in the
future. 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
v. Interview a principal who has engaged in formal discipline (Letter of Deficiency,
suspension or termination) of a tenured teacher. Submit a list of recommendations as to
how to do such a process well and within legal requirements. ELCC Standard 2.4, 5.1,
6.1, 6.2
w. Participate in the hiring process for one or more positions in your school. Evaluate the
entire process, from advertisement of the position through selection. Submit a summary
and a reflection. ELCC Standard 2.4, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2
x. Write a job description for one or more non-teaching positions. Be sure to include
essential requirements. Submit the document and any feedback you get from the hiring

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committee, as well as your own recommendations for improvement ELCC Standard 2.4,
5.1, 6.1, 6.2
y. Assess the instructional practices in your school/grade level/department/team using
instruments such as IPI (Instructional Practices Inventory) or another observation
instrument. What percent of instructional time in student centered/engaged? Teacher
centered? Teacher directed? Off task? Write a set of recommendations, including
recommendations for professional development. 2.4, 2.2, 2.3, 6.`1
z. This may be done more than once with various groups/individuals
aa. Work with others to develop non-traditional teaching or curriculum systems to re-teach
concepts to students who have not mastered them when previously taught. Submit the
plans and/or outline of strategies. If actually implemented, submit an evaluation of the
results. ELCC Standard 2.4, 2.2, 2.3
ab. Provide evidence of efforts to locate and secure resources for PD. Submit examples and
reflection of how you will do this more effectively in the future. THIS INCLUDES GRANT
WRITING. ELCC Standard 6.1, 3.3, 2.4, 2.2, 2.3,
Assume the role of grade level or department chair for a school year. Write an end of the
cc.
year summary that identifies what you did well, where you need to improve your
performance, and what you would do differently the next year. If you cannot assume the
role of grade level chair, chair an all-school committee and do the same thing . ELCC
Standard 3.1a, 3.1b, 3.2a
Literacy: Work with other faculty to determine the effectiveness of your schools program
dd. for teaching literacy across the curriculum. As part of that, look at how well prepared
teachers are to do so: plan and conduct professional development for faculty who do not
have sufficient expertise in the area. Submit the evaluation, the PD outline and results of
the PD sessions ELCC Standard.2.4, 2.2, 2.3
Other: Please check for approval and enter here in the log.
Standard D: Resource Management
An ethical and effective instructional leader facilitates the development of a highly effective
learning community through processes that enlist diverse stakeholders and resources.

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Enlists community resources and partners to support the schools mission, vision, and
goals.
Includes a diverse set of educators and stakeholders in school improvement decisions.
Establishes, communicates, and enforces a set of standard operating procedures and
routines aligned with district, state, and federal policy.
Performs all budgetary responsibilities with accuracy, transparency, and in the best
interest of students and staff.

(old TILS E: An effective instructional leader facilitates learning and teaching through the
effective use of resources)
ELCC Alignment in red.
a. Analyze data and make recommendations regarding the maximization of student learning
time. Submit data summary and recommendations for improvement. ELCC Standard 3.3
b. If the plan is implemented, evaluate and submit results.
c. Chair a school wide committee related to this standard. Submit a summary and a
reflection.
d. Examine procedures for the opening day of school. Make recommendations for
improvement. Submit the procedures and a summary of what you learned doing them.
ELCC Standard 3.3, 3.2
e. Examine procedures for the closing day of school. Make recommendations for
improvement. Submit the procedures and a summary of what you learned doing them. .
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f. See scheduling activities from TILS C
g. Interview 2 or 3 principals to understand how they manage and balance their
personal/professional time: submit a summary of tips you learned that might work for you
with rationale. Also provide critique regarding tips that would not work for you, with
rationale. ELCC Standard. 3.3, 3.2, 3.1
h. Develop a personal time management system. Implement and evaluate it. Submit the
plan, your evaluation and any modifications. Summarize what you are doing well to
manage your professional time. Suggest changes. ELCC Standard 3.1
i. Work with the site administrator responsible for the school discretionary budget. Analyze
how allocations are determined, and by whom. Describe sub-budgets, such as Title I,
grant money, donations, etc. Describe the principals method of bookkeeping to assure
that the budget is adequately maintained. Summarize findings and develop
recommendations for how budget decisions are made, and accountability. Include these
recommendations in your portfolio ELCC Standard.3.1, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
j. Conduct or chair a fundraising event. Submit evidence of the process, the results, and
affirmation that all state and LEA requirements have been met. ELCC Standard 3.1, 5.1,
5.2, 5.3
k. Convene a task force of parents, students, business partners, community members and
faculty to establish priorities for discretionary expenditures for l or m above. Submit a
description of the process you followed and the results. ELCC Standard 3.3, 4.1, 4.3
l. Develop a plan for communication with internal and external stakeholders regarding
budget decisions, changes and needs. Submit examples of communication strategies and
how suggestions are aligned with implementation. ELCC Standard 4.1
m. Spend some time with the schools book-keeper. Ask her/him for best practices and
advice. Submit a list of things you learned to do/not to do. Submit a summary and a
reflection. ELCC Standard 3.3, 5.1
n. Learn how to and input student management data into the schools data management
system. Submit a list of dos and donts regarding how to do this efficiently and how to
use the information effectively. ELCC Standard 3.3, 4.1, 4.3
o. Develop a plan for parent involvement in your school. Submit the plan, how it ties to the
talents of the parents, and how it is aligned with the SIP.
p. If implemented, also submit an evaluation. ELCC Standard 3.2b, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
q. Evaluate the current plan for parents involvement. Is parent involvement at an
appropriate level? Is it tied to the SIP? Does it appear to be effective? If not, how could it
be improved? Submit a summary and a reflection. ELCC Standard 3.2b, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
r. Develop a manual/handbook for volunteers. Address issues such as safety, confidentiality,
school procedures, training, communication, and expectations. Submit the handbook.
ELCC Standard 3.3, 4.2, 4.3
s. Conduct an orientation or parent (and other) volunteers based on the above information.
Submit an evaluation. ELCC Standard 4.2, 4.3
t. Create a Substitute Teacher Handbook. Begin with an assessment of what volunteers
need to know and be able to do to be effective in your school. Write the handbook. If you
can, hold meetings about it. Disseminate and review. Submit the handbook and a
reflection. ELCC Standard 3.3, 2.2.,2.2, 2.3, 4.3
u. Hold one or more information/orientation sessions for substitute teachers. Discuss items
in t above. Submit the agenda and a reflection. ELCC Standard 3.3, 2.2.,2.2, 2.3, 4.3
v. Attend construction meeting(s) for a school that is undergoing renovation or new
construction. What are the formal and informal responsibilities of the principal? Identify
decisions that have a direct impact on instruction. Who makes them? Reflect on this in
your portfolio. How could this process be improved? ELCC Standard 3.2, 3.3, 3.1
w. Interview a principal who has recently been involved in school construction. Gather
his/her recommendations for a successful project. ELCC Standard 3.2, 3.3, 3.1
x. Conduct a facilities needs assessment for projected enrollment for the next five years.
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correct and no additional construction takes place. ELCC Standard 3.2, 3.3, 3.1
Lead or participate in a school transition team (K, 5-6, 8-9). Develop a plan and
aa. implement. For this standard, focus on issues in transition related to school culture. (You
may do this again in Standard C focusing on academics). Submit a summary and a
reflection, a list of events; critique and make recommendations for improvement in the
process as well as the events. ELCC Standard 2.2, 2.3
Evaluate, critique, modify and implement anti harassment and/or bullying and/or hazing
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policy and strategies for your school. Submit the final plan and an evaluation, if there is
time. Critique both the process and the product. ELCC Standard 5.3, 2.1 OLWEUS
Anti-Bullying Plan
cc. Conduct a (brief) facilities analysis for ADA. If a child in a wheelchair were to enroll in
your school, is the program physically accessible? Assume this child is cognitively
capable, i.e., does not need an assistant. What would have to be done to make the building
accessible and responsive to the dignity/safety issues that are the core of ADA?4.1, ELCC
Standard 5.3, 5.2, 6.1, 2.4 Plan and event with/for a PTA or parent meeting (literacy night, etc). Submit final
dd. documents, the program evaluation or feedback, and your own recommendations
regarding how both the process and the

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If any plan that you develop is actually implemented, participate in the implementation team, write a critique of the process and the outcome,
summarize and reflect on how the implementation could have gone better. And add additional hours!