New Jersey

Location of Standards 
Administrative Code: 6A:9-12.5
Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
1996 version
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
Same as ISLLC standards
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
The Professional Standards for School Leaders form the basis of certification, preservice education and induction, and professional development. In March 2011, the New Jersey Educator Effectiveness Task Force recommended that the state adopt the 2008 ISLLC Standards as the foundation for principal evaluations.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Standards 
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
[1] New Jersey Department of Education. (2004). New Jersey professional standards for teacher and school leaders. Retrieved from [2] New Jersey Department of Education. (2011). Interim report: New Jersey educator effectiveness task force. Retrieved from
Year of Adoption of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards 
Location of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards (regulation, statute, etc.) 
6A:9-12.3 of the Administrative Code