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State Location of Standards Year of Last Law Passage/Rule Change Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards
Alabama Adopted July 2005 1996 version Eight standards: Planning for Continuous Improvement; Teaching and Learning; Human Resources Development; Diversity, Community and Stakeholder Relationships; Technology; Management of the Learning Organization; and Ethics
Alaska Legislation: AS 14.20.149 Employee Evaluation Administrative Rule: 4 AAC 04.200 Amended 2/16/2013 There is no mention of the ISLLC Standards with regard to the Standards for Alaska's Administrators, but some of the state's professional development programs draw from the 2008 ISLLC Standards. Ten standards: Educational Leadership; Instructional Guidance and Support; Curricular Implementation; Coordination of Student Services; Staff and Professional Development; Assessment and Evaluation; Communication and Diversity; Ethics; Societal Context; and Family Engagement
Arizona Administrative Rule: RS-2-602 Professional Teacher and Administrator Standards Amended 12/5/2011 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
Arkansas Adopted February 2009; Last revised 1/22/2013 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
California As of April 2013, California had completed a field review of the draft California Administrator Performance Expectations. This draft revises the California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (2004), which were adapted from the 1996 ISLLC Standards. 2008 version Six categories: Visionary Leadership; Instructional Leadership; School Improvement Leadership; Professional Learning and Growth Leadership; Systems Leadership; and Community Leadership
Colorado Legislation: SB 10-191 Effective 2/15/2012 N/A Seven standards: Strategic Leadership; Instructional Leadership; School Cultural and Equity Leadership; Human Resources Leadership; Managerial Leadership; External Development Leadership; and Leadership around Measures of Student Learning
Connecticut In regulation Adopted 6/27/2012 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
Delaware In regulation. Professional Standards Board Regulation 1590. Amended 11/01/2009 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
District of Columbia Adopted in 2013 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
Florida Legislation: Currently under review by legislature--bill number not assigned yet/creating new statute. Administrative rule- 6A-5.08, Florida Administrative Code, Florida Principal Leadership Standards Amended 12/20/2011 Florida referenced the 1996 version in the creation of its 2005 Standards, but there is no mention of the ISLLC Standards in the state's most recent revisions in 2011. Ten standards: Student Learning Results; Student Learning as a Priority; Instructional Plan Implementation; Faculty Development; Learning Environment; Decision Making; Leadership Development; School Management; Communication; and Professional and Ethical Behavior
Georgia Administrative Rule: 505-3-.76 and 505-3-.77, currently under public comment. Full implementation of the Leader Keys Effectiveness System began in 2012-13. 2008 version Eight standards: Instructional Leadership; School Climate; Planning and Assessment; Organizational Management; Human Resources Management; Teacher/Staff Evaluation; Professionalism; and Communication and Community Relations
Hawaii Approved 4/17/2012 2008 version Six domains: Student Education Growth; Professional Growth and Learning; School Planning and Progress; School Culture; Professional Qualities and Instructional Leadership; and Stakeholder Support and Engagement
Idaho 1) House Bill 317 Amending Section 33-513, 33-514, 33-515, Idaho Code. 2) IDAPA Local District Evaluation Policy _ School Principal Standards recommended in 2012 and adopted in 2013. 2008 version Fourteen standards: School Culture; Communication; Advocacy; Shared Leadership; Priority Management; Transparency; Leadership Renewal; Accountability; Innovation; Instructional Vision; High Expectations; Continuous Improvement of Instruction; Evaluation; and Recruitment and Retention
Illinois In regulation Last updated January 2012 2008 version (principal evaluation); 1996 version (administrative certification) The draft standards intended for evaluations differ from the ISLLC Standards and include the following six performance areas: Living a Mission and Vision Focused on Results; Leading and Managing Systems Change; Improving Teaching and Learning; Building and Maintaining Collaborative Relationships; Leading with Integrity and Professionalism; and Creating and Sustaining a Culture of High Expectations.
Indiana 511 IAC 13-1-1 (part (e) describes how administrator preparation programs should be approved and standards to be considered, as well as nine (9) additional topics. 511 IAC 15-6-28 addresses educator standards. Principal Effectiveness Rubric last updated in August 2012; Assistant Principal Effectiveness Rubric drafted in January 2013; Indiana Content Standards for Educators published in December 2010 2008 version The following six standards apply to both building-level and district-level school leaders: Human Capital Management; Instructional Leadership; Personal Behavior; Building Relationships; Culture of Achievement; Organizational, Operational, and Resource Management.
Iowa Administrative Rule: Chapter 284A Administrator Quality Program 4/10/08 1996 version Same as ISLLC standards
Kansas Kansas is in the process of revising its leadership standards, which should be approved by the State Board of Education in spring 2014. 2008 version The categories used for the state's evaluation constructs, though aligned, differ slightly from the ISLLC Standards. Building leaders are evaluated according to four constructs: Setting Direction, Developing the Learner, Developing Staff, and Making the Organization Work. District leaders are also evaluated according to four constructs: Setting Direction and Making the Organization Work; Supporting Learner Growth and Development; Developing Staff; and Engaging Stakeholders and External Influencers.
Kentucky Administrative Rule: 16 KAR 3:050. Professional certificate for instructional leadership--school principal, all grades The Dispositions, Dimensions, and Functions for School Leaders were adopted on 5/19/2008. The administrative certification requirements for principals and superintendents were last amended on 3/4/2011 and 11/19/2012, respectively. The performance standards used in the principal evaluation system were adopted in 2012. The administrative certification requirements and the principal evaluation performance standards use and reference, respectively, the 2008 ISLLC Standards. The Dispositions, Dimensions, and Functions for School Leaders are also aligned to the 2008 ISLLC Standards. The state's principal evaluation performance standards differ slightly from the ISLLC Standards and use the following seven standards: Instructional Leadership; School Climate; Human Resources Management; Organizational Management; Communication and Community Relations; Professionalism; and Student Growth.
Louisiana Legislation: R.S. 17 and R.S.17:6(A)(10) Administrative Rule: Bulletin 125 Amended March 2011 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
Maine Legislative proposals concerning teacher and principal evaluation systems were published in March 2012 N/A Specific standards are not mentioned.
Maryland The Maryland Instructional Leadership Framework was adopted in February 2005. The most recent Teacher and Principal Evaluation Guidebook, revised September 2012, indicates the current use of this Framework. The Maryland Instructional Leadership Framework references the 1996 version. It is likely that the state referenced the 2008 ISLLC Standards when developing the State Principal Evaluation Model. The Maryland Instructional Leadership Framework includes eight outcomes: School Vision; School Culture; Alignment of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessments; Instructional Practices; Appropriate Assessments; Technology and Multiple Sources of Data, Professional Development, and Engagement of Community Stakeholders. Locally developed evaluation systems may also include other local priorities.
Massachusetts Administrative rule: Regulations, 603 CMR 7.00 The Standards and Indicators of Effective Administrative Leadership last amended in 6/28/2011. The Professional Standards and Indicators for Administrative Leadership last updated May 2012. 2008 version Four standards shared by the state's two sets of leadership standards: Instructional Leadership; Management and Operations; Family and Community Engagement; and Professional Culture
Michigan Legislation: PA 205, section 1246 of the Revised School Code. Administrative rule: R. 380.111 Administrator preparation standards last updated February 2005. The state is in the process of developing its administrator evaluation framework. The 1996 version was adapted for administrator preparation programs, but the 2008 version was likely used in developing an educator effectiveness framework.
Eight standards: Vision, School Culture, Management and Operations, Family and Community Engagement, Integrity and Fairness, Societal Context, Use of Technology, Application of Knowledge and Research
Minnesota Legislation: Minnesota Statute 122A Administrative Rule: Minnesota Rule 3512 (full chapter) The draft principal evaluation model was published on 1/21/2012. 2008 version Five performance measures: Vision and Mission; Instructional Leadership; Managing Human Resources for Instruction and Professional Growth; Professionalism, Collaboration, and Communication; Strategic Resource Management and Accountability
Mississippi Legislation: MS Code 37-3-46(b) (general--regarding educator evaluation support) Administrative Rule: Process standard 3.2 in the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2014 Approved June 2012 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards.
Missouri Senate Bill 291 Adopted in June 2011 2008 version Five standards: Vision, Mission, and Goals; Teaching and Learning; Management of Organizational Systems; Collaboration with Families and Community; and Ethics and Integrity
Montana Administrative Rule: Administrative Rules of Montana Title 10 Chapter 58 2015 2008 version Four domains (in state evaluation model): Vision and Goals; Culture of Learning; Management; and Professional Responsibilities
Nebraska Nebraska's Rule 10-School Accreditation includes general language about Principal expectations. Approved 11/9/2011 2008 version Eight standards: Vision for Learning, Continuous School Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Culture for Learning, Systems Management, Staff Leadership, Developing Relationships, and Professional Ethics and Advocacy
Nevada Administrative Rule; Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 391.571, 391.572, and 391.573) A draft of the state's evaluation process for administrators was published in June 2013. 2008 version Administrator Instructional Leadership Standards (four standards): Focus on Learning; Culture of Continuous Improvement; Productive Relationships; and Structures; Administrator Professional Responsibilities Standards (four standards): Manages Human Capital; Self-Reflection and Professional Growth; Professional Obligations; and Family and Community Engagement.
New Hampshire Administrative Rule: Ed 506.04 A Principal Evaluation Task Force report, which included performance rubrics, was published in April 2012. 2008 version Eight standards: Educational Leadership; School Culture and Instructional Programs; School Management; School and Community; Integrity and Ethics; Social and Cultural Contexts; Local District Goals; and Student Growth
New Jersey Administrative Code: 6A:9-12.5 2004 1996 version Same as ISLLC standards
New Mexico Relevant code last updated on 7/01/2008 N/A Five domains: Instructional Leadership, Communication, Professional Development, Operations Management, and Scope of Responsibility in Secondary Schools
New York In regulation Relevant regulations last revised June 2013 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
North Carolina In regulation Standards for School Executives last approved in July 2011; Standards for Superintendents approved in September 2007 2008 version Eight standards (for school executives): Strategic Leadership; Instructional Leadership; Cultural Leadership; Human Resource Leadership; Managerial Leadership; External Development Leadership; Micropolitical Leadership; and Academic Achievement Leadership
North Dakota The principal evaluation guidelines were last updated on 9/5/2012 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards.
Ohio Legislation: SB 171 Administrative Rule: 3301-24-05 and 3319.6 Ohio Standards for Principals were approved in October 2005. Ohio Standards for Superintendents were published in November 2008. The Ohio Department of Education referenced the 1996 version in developing Standards for Principals and the 2008 version in developing Standards for Superintendents. Five standards (for principals): Continuous Improvement; Instruction; School Operations, Resources, and Learning Environment; Collaboration; and Parents and Community Engagement
Oklahoma The State Board approved the Teacher and Leader Effectiveness System on 12/15/2011. N/A According to statute, the principal practice component of district evaluation systems must include at least the following six domains: Organizational and School Management, Instructional Leadership, Professional Growth and Responsibility, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership Skills, and Stakeholder Perceptions.
Oregon Administrative Rule: OAR 584-018-0205 Relevant Administrative Rule went into effect 8/1/2012 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards.
Pennsylvania Legislation: Act 45 (2007) and Act 82 - Evaluation (2012) Regulations regarding the use of the Pennsylvania Leadership Standards are effective as of 1/1/2008. The draft standards to be used for principal evaluation were published in July 2012. The 1996 version was consulted during the development of the Pennsylvania Leadership Standards. The 2008 version is referenced in the research base of the state's evaluation system. Three core standards: Organizational Vision, Standards-based Reform, and Data-Driven Decision Making; Six corollary standards: Teaching and Learning Culture, Resource Management, Collaboration and Communication, Professional Integrity, Advocacy, and Professional Growth.
Rhode Island In regulation Adopted in December 2008 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
South Carolina Legislation: 59-5-60 and 59-24-40 Administrative Rule: State Reg. 43-165.1 2011 2008 version Nine standards: Vision, Instructional Leadership, Effective Management, Climate, School-Community Relations, Ethical Behavior, Interpersonal Skills, Staff Development, Principal's Professional Development.
South Dakota Administrative Rule: Article 24:58 2014 2008 version Six standards: Vision and Goals; Instructional Leadership; School Operations and Resources; School, Student, and Staff Safety; School and Community Relationships; Ethical and Cultural Leadership.
Tennessee check http://www.tn.gov/sbe/2013_documents/February2013_Board_Meeting/III_F_Revision_of_the_Tennessee_Instructional_Leadership_Standards_Attachment.pdf 2013 2008 version Seven standards: Continuous Improvement; Culture for Teaching and Learning; Instructional Leadership and Assessment; Professional Growth; Management of the School; Ethics; and Diversity
Texas Legislation: SB 1383, 82nd Legislature (2011), now Education Code Sec. 21.3541 Administrative Rule: Chapter 149 (for appraisal) and Chapter 241 (for certification) 2014 N/A Seven standards (currently under revision, all prefaced with "Learner-Centered"): Values and Ethics of Leadership; Leadership and Campus Culture; Human Resources Leadership and Management; Communications and Community Relations; Organizational Leadership and Management; Curriculum Planning and Development; and Instructional Leadership and Management
Utah Administrative Rule: R277-530 Adopted August 2011 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
Vermont State Board Rule 2000 Education Quality Standards Adopted fall 2011 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
Virginia Legislation: Code of Virginia 22.1-253.13.5 (B) Guidelines for principals were approved 2/23/2012 and went into effect 7/1/2013. Guidelines for superintendents were approved 9/27/2012 and went into effect as of 7/1/2014. 2008 version Seven standards (for principals): Instructional Leadership; School Climate; Human Resources Management; Organizational Management; Communication and Community Relations; Professionalism; and Student Academic Progress
Washington Legislation: RCW 28A.410.210 Administrative rule: WAC 181-78A-270 The new principal and program administrator benchmarks are effective as of 8/31/2013 (residency level) and 11/1/2013 (professional and career levels). The new superintendent benchmarks are effective as of 11/1/2013. 2008 version Same as ISLLC standards
West Virginia Legislation: W. Va. Code _18-2-5 Administrative Rule: WVBE Policy 5800 Professional standards for superintendents and principals are effective as of 7/1/2010. 2008 version Nine standards (for principals): Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills; Clear and Focused Learning Mission; Rigorous Curriculum, Engaging Instruction, and Balanced Assessment; Positive Learning Climate and Cohesive Culture; Professional Growth and Retention of Quality Staff; Support System for Student Success; Operations to Promote Learning; Family and Community Connections; and Continuous Improvement
Wisconsin In statute Administrator Standards went into effect 5/1/2000. The principal evaluation process was last updated in Summer 2013. The state's principal effectiveness framework aligns with the 2008 version of the ISLLC Standards. However, the Educator Standards referenced the 1996 version. Same as ISLLC standards
Wyoming Administrative Rule: Rules and Regulations Chapter 4, Section 4 Table 1 2009 2008 version Seven standards (draft): Focus on Student Achievement and Growth; Instructional and Assessment Leadership; Developing and Supporting a Learning Organization; Vision, Mission, and Culture; Efficient and Effective Management; Ethics and Professionalism; and Communication and Community Engagement