Podcast Episode – The Instructional Leader’s Guide to K-8 Science


“Although a content-neutral approach to supervision—one that emphasizes general pedagogical features such as student engagement, cognitive load, or classroom management—is undoubtedly beneficial, the best instructional leaders know that content-specific approaches are necessary to achieve real excellence.”  Listen to Dr. Rebecca Lowenhaupt and Dr. Rebecca Katsch-Singer share their insights and strategies from their work in the Instructional Leadership for Science Project … Read More

Three Tips for Effective Team Building


ASCD Blog by Fred Ende, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Services for the Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services. A new school year is a vital time for leaders to focus on strengthening our teams, and going into this one in particular, our ability to work together effectively will be even more necessary.

Principal Pipelines: A Feasible, Affordable, and Effective Way for Districts to Improve Schools (June 2019)

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Free On-Demand ASCD Archived  Webinar with Jody Spiro, Douglas Anthony, and Damaries Blondonville. Duration:  1 hour, 3 minutes Summary The Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative is an ambitious, multiyear effort supporting districts and partner institutions as they work to strengthen and align components of their work with new principals. Six large school districts that built principal pipelines as grantees saw … Read More