ERIC Number: EJ1100224
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Leveraging Standards to Promote Program Quality
Young, Michelle D.; Mawhinney, Hanna; Reed, Cynthia J.
Journal of Research on Leadership Education, v11 n1 p12-42 Apr 2016
Standards provide a foundation for thinking about leadership development and practice. This article explores three sets of standards that impact educational leadership preparation: (a) the recently revised Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards, which are now known as the Practice Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL); (b) the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards, which are currently under revision; and (c) the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) standards. In addition to reviewing each set, how they are used, and how they differ, we share findings from a survey of preparation program directors focused on how influential and beneficial these standards are in promoting leadership preparation program improvement.
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Educational Administration, Administrator Education, Educational Quality, Academic Standards, Program Improvement, Educational Policy, Comparative Analysis, Relevance (Education), Standards, Certification, State Regulation, Accreditation (Institutions), Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, Influences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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