Location of Standards 
Administrative rule: Regulations, 603 CMR 7.00
Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
2008 version
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
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.
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
Four standards shared by the state's two sets of leadership standards: Instructional Leadership; Management and Operations; Family and Community Engagement; and Professional Culture
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
The state's Professional Standards for Administrative Leadership (used by preparation programs) and the Standards for Effective Administrative Leadership Practice (used in evaluation systems) are identical. However, they contain different sets of indicators that reflect the different purposes of these standards.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Standards 
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. (2013). Educator leadership development. Retrieved from
Year of Adoption of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards 
Location of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards (regulation, statute, etc.) 
Administrative rule: Regulations, 603 CMR 7.00