Published from 2005 to 2013, this newsletter focuses on strengthening leadership practices and leading learning among all members of the school community.

The Learning Principal, Winter 2011, Vol. 6, No. 2

The Learning Principal, Winter 2011, Vol. 6, No. 2 Newsletters Interactions shape distributed leadership By Valerie von Frank School leadership: Effective instructional leadership puts research into practice By Frederick Brown From the research: Learning approach bolsters instructional practices for early readers By Tracy Crow Tool: Building a leadership team: Assessing knowledge, attitudes, and skills Download…

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The Learning Principal, Fall 2010, Vol. 6, No. 1

The Learning Principal, Fall 2010, Vol. 6, No. 1 Newsletters Taking action on equity By Anthony Armstrong School leadership: Just how forward thinking are you? By Frederick Brown From the research: Leadership practices that make a difference By Tracy Crow Tool: Ensure effective district and school leadership Download Full Issue

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The Learning Principal, Summer 2010, Vol. 5, No. 6

The Learning Principal, Summer 2010, Vol. 5, No. 6 Newsletters Opening doors to success: Making a case for effective leadership By Tracy Crow Q&A: Keeping school relevant requires connections to the community By Valerie von Frank Focus on NSDC’s standards: Simple steps support implementation of new strategies By Pat Roy NSDC tool: Look fors in…

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The Learning Principal, Spring 2010, Vol. 5, No. 5

The Learning Principal, Spring 2010, Vol. 5, No. 5 Newsletters Clarify the coach’s role: Solid partnership with principal is key to effectiveness By Valerie von Frank Q&A: We had a miraculous blossoming of kids By Valerie von Frank Focus on NSDC’s standards: One size does not fit all By Pat Roy NSDC tool: Principal-coach partnership…

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The Learning Principal, December/January 2010, Vol. 5, No. 4

The Learning Principal, December/January 2010, Vol. 5, No. 4 Newsletters Instructional coaching builds strong support in Oregon district By Valerie von Frank Q&A: Principals establish high expectations for learning By Valerie von Frank Focus on NSDC’s standards: The smart money is on learning communities By Pat Roy NSDC Tool: Achieving NSDC’s resources standard Download Full…

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The Learning Principal, November 2009, Vol. 5, No. 3

The Learning Principal, November 2009, Vol. 5, No. 3 Newsletters Kids at the center: 21st-century learning carries school towards excellence By Tracy Crow Q&A: Relationships build shared accountability By Valerie von Frank Focus on NSDC’s standards: Preparing the ground for growth By Pat Roy NSDC Tool: The role of the curriculum technology integrator (CTI) Download…

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The Learning Principal, October 2009, Vol. 5, No. 2

The Learning Principal, October 2009, Vol. 5, No. 2 Newsletters Data analysis is a courageous look in the mirror By Valerie von Frank Q&A: Opening doors, opening minds By Valerie von Frank Focus on NSDC’s standards: A mandate for data By Pat Roy NSDC tool: Data use reflection guide Download Full Issue

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The Learning Principal, September 2009, Vol. 5, No. 1

The Learning Principal, September 2009, Vol. 5, No. 1 Newsletters Framework for improvement: Effective school leadership translates into increased student learning By Valerie von Frank Q & A: Instructional leader creates culture of accountability By Valerie von Frank Focus on NSDC’s standards: Wanted: Instructional leaders By Pat Roy NSDC tool: Success analysis protocol for leadership…

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The Learning Principal, May 2009, Vol. 4, No. 8

The Learning Principal, May 2009, Vol. 4, No. 8 Newsletters Efficacy can overcome classroom barriers By Valerie von Frank Q & A: Leadership, learning communities change school culture By Valerie von Frank Focus on NSDC’s standards: Road trip! By Pat Roy NSDC tool: Teacher beliefs Download Full Issue

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The Learning Principal, April 2009, Vol. 4, No. 7

The Learning Principal, April 2009, Vol. 4, No. 7 Newsletters A learning community is built on trust By Valerie von Frank School leadership: Q & A: Turnaround doesn’t have to take years, just solid leadership By Valerie von Frank NSDC’s standards: Every child, every day, every opportunity By Pat Roy  NSDC tool: Leadership strategies  …

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