Education Week - Sarah D. Sparks | October 19, 2017
The National Center on Education and the Economy has released a new report, “Preparing to Lead: Lessons in Principal Development from High-Performing Education Systems.” The report examines leading countries who take a systematic approach to training principals.
October 5, 2017
In 2014, NISL was awarded a $12 million US Department of Education Investing in Innovation (i3) grant to implement its Executive Development Program (EDP) and study the results in California, Florida and Mississippi. The study will assess the impact of the EDP and its aligned coaching model on principals, teachers and students. The following […]
Transformation at Scale: How the National Institute for School Leadership is Strengthening School Leaders Across 3 States
by Miki Aristorenas | September 13, 2017
Through a $12 million Validation-level Innovation (i3) grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education in 2014, the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) has conducted a large-scale implementation of the Executive Development Program (EDP) across three states: California, Florida and Mississippi. The i3 grant to NISL supports 750 principals in 88 districts serving nearly 1.7 million […]
Providence Journal - Linda Borg | July 31, 2017
Twenty principals will partner with the National Institute for School Leadership and Hasbro to strengthen their leadership abilities. Rhode Island superintendents will also participate in a training program with CVS and the Rhode Island Department of Education.
Providence Journal - Linda Borg | June 29, 2017
A statewide business nonprofit and the Rhode Island Department of Education are launching a leadership training program with the National Institute for School Leadership.
Pennsylvania Pressroom | May 12, 2017
Participants of the Pennsylvania Superintendent’s Academy, a two-year professional development program for superintendents, met with Pennsylvania Department of Education representatives for conferences, presentations, and feedback sessions at PaTTAN in Harrisburg, PA. Eighty superintendents presented over sixty action learning projects to a group of international experts.
AZ Big Media - by Jesse A. Millard | April 27, 2017
A partnership between the Center for the Future of Arizona, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s office, the National Institute for School Leadership, Helios Education Foundation, Burton Family Foundation and Beat the Odds School Leadership Academy launched a program to train school principals to improve student achievement.
Herald-Whig - by Deborah Gertz Husar | April 26, 2017
The Illinois Regional Office of Education No. 1 partnered with the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) on NISL’s West Central Illinois School Leadership Initiative. 32 administrators and teachers from seven area counties have graduated from the initiative’s training. A second group began training in February and a third will begin in September.
The RAND Blog - by Rebecca Herman and Susan M. Gates | December 13, 2016
A recent review of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requirements and the existing evidence for school leadership interventions demonstrates that the manner in which evidence requirements are interpreted could have significant implications for gaining access to funds.