West Virginia

Location of Standards 
Legislation: W. Va. Code _18-2-5 Administrative Rule: WVBE Policy 5800
Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
2008 version
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
Professional standards for superintendents and principals are effective as of 7/1/2010.
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
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
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
The Standards of Professional Practice for West Virginia Superintendents and Principals guide policy and program development in the areas of leadership recruitment, selection, preparation, licensure, induction, professional development, and evaluation.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Standards 
Yes
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
No
References 
West Virginia State Board of Education. (n.d.). Series 165. Standards of professional practice for West Virginia superintendents, principals, and teacher leaders. Retrieved from http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/p5800.pdf
Year of Adoption of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards 
2010
Location of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards (regulation, statute, etc.) 
Legislation: W. Va. Code _18-2-5