Leading High-Performance Education Systems

NISL is providing school and district leaders with the skills, research and tools they need to design and lead high-performance education systems. Research has shown that our state and district partners are strengthening leadership and raising student learning—equitably, efficiently, and at-scale—making NISL’s leadership programs the mostly widely used, research-based leadership supports in the country.

See the Vision Driving Our Work

  • DISTRICT LEADERS ARE TRANSFORMING THEIR ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE BETTER

     

    To be the best, district leaders need to understand what drives top performing systems, and have a forum to apply those lessons to their district.

  • STRENGTHENING SCHOOL LEADERSHIP IS ESSENTIAL TO DRIVING IMPROVEMENTS IN INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT LEARNING AT SCALE

     

    NISL is the leading provider of research-proven support for school leaders in the country.

  • NISL HAS UNIQUELY RIGOROUS RESEARCH WITH UNIQUELY POWERFUL RESULTS

     

    NISL is the only organization identified in two recent studies on school leadership programs as having ESSA-qualified research showing improvements in student learning.