Location of Standards 
Legislation: SB 10-191
Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
Effective 2/15/2012
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
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
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
The Colorado State Model Evaluation System for Principals uses the seven Principal Quality Standards. All state districts and Boards of Cooperative Educational Services were required to implement an evaluation system aligned with the Principal Quality Standards by July 2013.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Standards 
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
[1] Colorado Department of Education. (2011). Administration of a statewide system to evaluate the effectiveness of licensed personnel employed by school districts and boards of cooperative services. Retrieved from [2] Colorado Department of Education. (2015). State model evaluation systems for principals. Retrieved from [3] Colorado Department of Education. (2014). Senate Bill 10-191. Retrieved from
Year of Adoption of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards 
Location of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards (regulation, statute, etc.)