On September 25, 2009, the Commission on Teacher Credentialing joined Policy Analysis for California Education to present a one day seminar on effective leadership. The seminar offered a variety of research perspectives on effective leadership in various educational settings and explored their implications for policy and future systemic change in California.

  • Leading and Learning in CA Schools [PDF]- Susanna Loeb, Stanford University
    This presentation reviews the multiple roles, responsibilities and working conditions of California school principals and how reform in the preparation and support of principals can improve school leadership efficacy.

  • Leadership for School Turnarounds [PDF] - Ken Futernick, Tipping Point School Turnaround Center, WestEd
    This presentation describes the lessons and strategies for leadership in school turnarounds.

  • Strengthening California's System for Preparing and Supporting Principals [PDF] - Diane Siri, Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning and Education Leadership and California's Future
    This presentation outlines the current demographics for California principals and potential sources that may lead to reform strategies and initiatives to strengthen education leadership.

  • School-Site Administrators: A California County and Regional Perspective on Labor Market Trends [PDF] - Melissa Eiler White, WestEd
    This presentation provides preliminary results of a study on projected trends for administrator retirements and student enrollments and the effect of these trends on the labor market for principals and vice principals in California.

  • The Once and Future Instructional Leader [PDF] - David Dwyer, University of Southern California
    This presentation outlines a framework for examining instructional management.
Updated March 17, 2017