Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
1996 version
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
Adopted July 2005
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
Eight standards: Planning for Continuous Improvement; Teaching and Learning; Human Resources Development; Diversity, Community and Stakeholder Relationships; Technology; Management of the Learning Organization; and Ethics
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
The Alabama Standards are used to guide the curriculum for instructional leadership programs and serve as the basis for LEADAlabama, the state's formative evaluation system. LEADAlabama will be available to evaluate central office administrators, principals, assistant principals, and specialty area administrators.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Standards 
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
[1] State of Alabama. (2012). Curriculum of an instructional leadership program. Retrieved from [2] Alabama Department of Education. (n.d.). Standards. Retrieved from [3] Alabama Department of Education. (n.d.). Welcome to LEADAlabama. Retrieved from