In Their Words

NISL's professional development programs have reached more than 12,000 educators in 25 states. Hear about their experiences from NISL's Executive Development Program.

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The Leader in School Leadership – The Executive Development Program

Participants across California, Florida and Mississippi give an inside look at the Executive Development Program (EDP) in action. The EDP combines best practices in teaching and learning, subject-area content knowledge, and leadership knowledge and practices.


What District Leaders Are Saying

District leaders reflect on the EDP training and discuss how the program provided participants with actionable knowledge, skills and confidence as strategic thinkers and instructional leaders.


Time Well Spent

School and district leaders discuss the critical importance of allocating sufficient time for principals to improve their practice and the benefits of doing so.


Course 2 – Focus on Teaching and Learning

A director of professional development shares her experience with Course 2 of the EDP, which gives participants an understanding of how people learn and equips school leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to strengthen teaching within the instructional core (English language arts, history and social studies, science, and mathematics).

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Implementation Sites

Implementation Sites

Find school districts participating in the NISL programs across the country.

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