School and district leaders create and sustain environments that inspire students to pursue their passions and reach their potential. That's why leadership is a central component of City Schools' blueprint for success, and why the district's contract with the Public School Administrators and Supervisors Association (PSASA) includes career pathways that encourage leaders to strengthen their impact while and advancing their careers.
Administrators move from the initial, standard pathway to the professional pathway through performance evaluations and by earning leadership units.
Principals have the opportunity to transform the lives of students, teachers, partners, and the community that surrounds their schools. The transformational pathway recognizes school leaders who are having this kind of impact and enlists them to support their peers and the larger district. In addition to leading their schools, Transformational Principals
To move from the professional to transformational pathway, a principal must be able to provide evidence of impact in the same school for the past three years and have
The PSASA Joint Governing Panel notifies eligible candidates prior to opening of the application period. This allows those principals to review expectations of the role and decide whether to apply.
Eligible principals indicate their interest and are enrolled in an online course. In a portfolio review process aligned with the district's leadership framework and the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders, candidates submit artifacts demonstrating performance in four domains:
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After the committee portfolio review, successful candidates are notified that they will be placed on the Transformational Pathway effective July 1 of the next school year. Transformational status is reviewed every three years.
The success of our students and our schools is directly impacted by the structures, support, and culture created by district office leaders. Whether working remotely and supporting a community of schools or engaging more permanently from a district seat, district office administrators’ leadership impacts stakeholders across the district and throughout our school communities. In addition to leading their schools, Distinguished District Administrators
To move from the professional to distinguished pathway, a district administrator must be able to provide evidence of impact in the same role for the past three years and have
The PSASA Joint Governing Panel notifies eligible candidates prior to opening of the application period. This allows those district administrators to review expectations of the role and decide whether to apply.
Candidates submit artifacts demonstrating performance in five domains:
Resources to download:
After the committee portfolio review, successful candidates are notified that they will be placed on the distinguished pathway effective July 1 of the next school year. Distinguished status is reviewed every three years.