Location of Standards 
Legislation: Act 45 (2007) and Act 82 - Evaluation (2012)
Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
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.
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
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.
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
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.
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
Principal and superintendent preparation programs must address the Pennsylvania Leadership Standards. In addition, administrators' continuing professional education must include the Standards, and the state's draft Principal Evaluation Rubric is aligned with the Standards.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Standards 
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
[1] Pennsylvania Department of Education. (n.d.). Superintendent and principal program guidelines. Retrieved from [2] Pennsylvania Department of Education. (2015). Continuing professional education for school and system leaders program. Retrieved from [3] Pennsylvania Department of Education. (2015). Educator effectiveness. Retrieved from [4] Pennsylvania Department of Education. (2012). Principal evaluation rubric--draft. Retrieved from
Year of Adoption of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards 
Act 82 (2012)