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Leadership Development

Maximize Leadership, Maximize Results


The Leadership Development Team cultivates educational leaders in all instructional settings to improve school culture and maximize student achievement.


Through the use of knowledge- and skills-based trainings, professional learning networks, and customized opportunities for personal and professional leadership development, the Leadership Development Team strives to build and sustain current and potential educational leaders.
Training and technical support provided by the Leadership Development Team is organized in accordance with the Texas Principal Standards outlined in Chapter 149 of the Texas Administrative Code. The standards imply what principals should know and do in order to improve school productivity and increase student achievement and outcomes.
*Denotes training mandated by statute

Standard 1:  Instructional Leadership

 Ensuring every student receives high-quality instruction
  • Rigorous and aligned curriculum and assessment
  • Effective instructional practices
  • Data-driven instruction and intervention

Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL)* – formerly known as ILD

Standard 2:  Human Capital

 Ensuring high-quality teachers and staff in every classroom and throughout the school
  • Targeted selection, placement, and retention
  • Tailored development, feedback, and coaching
  • Staff collaboration and leadership
  • Systematic evaluation and supervision

Behavior Event Interview (BEI)
Teacher Leadership Academy (TLA)
Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS)*
Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System (T-PESS)*

Standard 3:  Executive Leadership

Modeling a consistent focus on and commitment to improving student learning
  • Resiliency and change management
  • Commitment to ongoing learning
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ethical behavior

Campus Administrator Academy
Franklin Covey Leadership Training

Standard 4:  School Culture

Establishing and implementing a shared vision and culture of high expectations for all staff and students
  • Shared vision of high achievement
  • Culture of high expectations
  • Intentional family and community engagement
  • Discipline

Culture, Climate, & Fun
HB 1952 - Discipline*
Mapping a Pathway to Student Success (MAPSS)
Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM)*
Team Building

Standard 5:  Strategic Operations

Implementing systems that align with the school’s vision and improve the quality of instruction
  • Strategic planning
  • Maximized learning time
  • Tactical resource management
  • Policy implementation and advocacy

Master Schedule
Strategic Planning