In this episode, Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at Stanford University, Founding President and CEO of the Learning Policy Institute and President of the California State Board of Education, shares the findings of her new report Developing Effective Principals: What Kind of Learning Matters?. Dr. Darling-Hammond focuses on how effective principals positively impact teachers and the learning environment and best practices for preparing and supporting future principals, building on the findings of her 2007 report, Preparing School Leaders for a Changing World: Lessons from Exemplary Leadership Development Programs. Additional information and examples can be found in this Learning Policy Institute brief, Statewide School Leadership Initiatives.
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices K-12 Education Team is hosting a series of conversations with nationally recognized experts in the education field on strategies and promising practices for strengthening educator recruitment and retention, including for advancing school leadership policies and priorities at the gubernatorial and state level. View all webinars in the series.