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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 Nine (Management): Strategic Staffing

The effective educational leader is integral to the recruitment, hiring and assignment of staff to ensure representation of diverse expertise and skill sets are aligned to the priorities of the focused plan while also promoting staff professional growth, cultural competence and opportunities for leadership.

ODE Essential Question for the Standard: Have I demonstrated an understanding of staff capacity to effectively utilize all available personnel to support student learning?

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

  1. Would I benefit from learning more about strategic staffing (i.e. hiring, assignment, and retention) methods that ensure professionals’ skills and outlooks are aligned to a school’s vision, mission, and core values? Resources include:

  2. Would I benefit from learning how to deploy staff expertise to improve teaching and learning and close opportunity and achievement gaps? Resources include: