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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 Eight (Culture): Meaningful Engagement of Families and Community

The effective educational leader develops and sustains partnerships with families and the community by acknowledging the school as a community resource and understanding the context of its existence within the larger community.

ODE Essential Question for the Standard: Do I effectively make connections, build partnerships and consult and seek solutions through the community?

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

  1. Would I benefit from learning more about my community’s priorities, attitudes, and concerns as well as the school’s place within the community?