This brief summarizes research on the important role that principals can play in reducing the steady churn of teachers and highlights actions states and districts can take to strengthen school leadership.
This brief summarizes the evidence about the importance of principals, describes research-based practices in leadership development, and outlines promising, evidence-based investments in state plans submitted under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
This report analyzes the research on quality preparation and professional development programs for principals, highlighting examples of effective programs and providing guidance for policymakers.
This fact sheet summarizes the elements of high-quality principal preparation that are associated with positive school outcomes, and describes programs shown to produce effective principals.
This infographic illustrates how high-quality principal preparation and development benefits students, schools, and states.
These shareable graphics illustrate why effective principals matter, what they do, and programs for developing them.
Sample Tweets and Facebook posts highlighting the ways principals’ professional development can help solve teacher shortages.