Professional Growth for
Principals











Current research confirms that the academic and general educational success of schools depends to a very large extent on the skill and expertise of the principal. This conviction is being reflected in several new training programs. Effective school principals are aware of their legal and educational obligations, and they recognize the importance of on-going personal and professional growth. This professional growth instrument, available in English and French, represents several years of research and professional interaction with successful school principals. It has been designed to assist all principals in achieving maximum effectiveness in their own schools.

Effective School Principals
and What They Do
This 22-page program has been our most successful professional growth instrument for school administrators and continues to be used on both an individual and system-wide basis in many school jurisdictions. The duties and responsibilities of school principals are many and varied, but any evaluation of a principal's success must be judged in terms of legal and educational expectations. This instrument identifies the legal, educational, and moral obligations of school principals and allows for self evaluation under five components. Professional growth is achieved by working towards goals based on undeveloped areas of responsibility.
Effective
Catholic School Principals
and What They Do
Catholic school principals hold a position of trust and service, and they are called on to minister to a faith-centered community by nurturing the intellectual, spiritual, and moral growth of students and staff. Current research confirms that the academic and spiritual success of Catholic schools is greatly influenced by the administrative skill, educational expertise, and moral integrity of the principal. This professional growth instrument represents several years of research and professional interaction with highly successful principals. It has been designed to assist Catholic school principals in achieving maximum effectiveness in their own schools.

Professional Growth Plan for Principals