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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 Five (Learning): Professional Capacity of School Personnel

The effective educational leader supports all staff by promoting and organizing an environment focused on continuous improvement and personal growth to achieve positive outcomes for each student.

ODE Essential Question for the Standard: Do I instill and foster a culture of continuous improvement and growth?

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

  1. Would I like to learn more about how to provide supports for new teachers, established teachers, and other educators, enabling them to learn, implement, and evaluate new practices?

  2. Would I benefit from knowing more about how to promote a schoolwide environment of continuous improvement?

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

5.2: The effective educational leader employs Ohio Standards for Professional Development to organize the school as a professional learning environment to achieve positive outcomes for each student.

  1. Would I benefit from studying the Ohio Standards for Professional Development? If so, resources include:

  2. Would I benefit from learning how schools make use of student and school data to organize their schools as professional learning communities? If so, resources include:

Download Crosswalk Professional Development Plan

Consider using this to fulfill your individual professional development plan (IPDP) to be approved by your Regional Local Professional Development Committee (LPDC).

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