A leadership unit (LU) is a credit earned by school-based or district office members of the Public School Administrators and Supervisors Association (PSASA), one of the district's bargaining units. They reflect leadership impact and professional growth, and support movement between intervals on career pathways.
PSASA members can earn LUs in three ways. As a reminder, principals no longer earn LUs.
When employee evaluations have Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory ratings:
When employee evaluations have the four-tiered ratings:
2. Member-initiated projects
PSASA members can earn LUs by completing projects that meet criteria for learning, application, and outcomes. Proposals for LU-bearing projects must be submitted and approved.
Resources to download:
3. External partner and district-initiated projects
These experiences build leadership capacity through contextualized learning with real-world expectations focused on urban education. Proposals must meet criteria for learning, application, and outcomes and must also:
Download information about the proposal submission and approval process.