The following is a list of recent resources for those focused on the professional improvement of teachers, principals, and other educational leaders.

State Chiefs Join Together to Lead School Safety Steering Committee

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced last week that 12 state chiefs will lead CCSSO’s newly formed School Safety Steering Committee to work toward creating safe and supportive school environments for all students. “Our priority, and the priority of chiefs across the country, is to provide students with a high-quality, equitable education, but none of that is possible if our students and educators do not feel safe and supported in their classrooms,” said CCSSO Executive Director Carissa Moffat Miller. “By coming together, sharing lessons learned, and prioritizing this issue, state chiefs are taking the lead to tackle this issue collectively and help bring about the change our students and educators deserve.”

Impact of Principal Turnover 

The new UCEA policy brief discusses the impact of principal turnover on student outcomes, teacher turnover and decreased capacity building.

States Pursue Federal Support for School Leadership to Help Turn Around High-Needs School

Using the Every Student Succeed Act to support principals and promote equity.