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This crosswalk aligns relevant OLAC / OIP module materials to each standard and each standard element within the Ohio Principal Standards. Principals will be referenced to OLAC Modules that can support them through the process of the Ohio Principal Evaluation System. In addition, the tool features focusing questions that a superintendent/evaluator can use to guide constructive interactions with principals about needed support.

Standard Three (Leadership): School Improvement

The effective educational leader implements collaborative structures and shared leadership to analyze data and causality, align evidence-based strategies to deliberate goals, develop the capacity of staff, and partner with internal and external supports to improve learning conditions and outcomes.

ODE Essential Question for the Standard: Do I facilitate and foster a culture of data analysis and inquiry to identify proven strategies for success?

OLAC Focusing Questions for Principals’ Self-Reflection: By Standard-

  1. Would I benefit from understanding more about how data analysis and inquiry processes can be used effectively in Ohio schools and their leadership teams?

  2. Do I need resources to support collaborative work with my staff to discover my school’s critical needs and the causes of those needs? Resources include: