PTC Course Resources

Creating an Effective School

Web Resources

All Things PLC

American Association of School Administrators

American Institutes for Research

Annenberg Institute: Tools for School Improvement Planning

Association of Supervision & Curriculum Development

Connexions: Interactive Case Simulations in Educational Leadership

Discovery Learning

Free Management Library: Evaluation Activities

“How the world’s most improved school systems keep getting better” Nov 2010 McKinsey & Co.

"How the world's best-performing school systems come out on top", Sept 2007, McKinsey & Co.

Institute of Education, University of London

Institute of Educational Sciences: Regional Educational Laboratory Program

Institute Leadership Association

Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Development Council)

Marshall Memo: Subscription Service Summarizing Recent Educational Articles

Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning

National Association of Elementary School Principals

National School Boards Foundation: Education Leadership Tool Kit

National School Reform Faculty: Critical Friends Protocols

Performance Learning Systems, Inc.

PDK Phi Delta Kappa Professional Education Organization

Professional Development Modules for Principals

Questia: Leadership Resources, see online library of books

SEDL (formerly Southern Educational Development Laboratory)

Teachers College Record: Scholarly research on teaching and learning

University of Minnesota Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement

U.S. Dept. of Education

Print Resources

The Powers To Lead, Joseph S. Nye Jr

The Nature of Learning: Using Research to Inspire Practice

Six Secrets of Change, Michael Fullan

Focus, Mike Schmoker

Revisiting Professional Learning Communities, Richard DuFour

Leading Change in your School, Douglas Reeves

Ahead of the Curve: The Power of Assessment to Transform Teaching and Learning, Edited by Doug Reeves

Becoming a Learning School, Joellen Killion

Data Driven Dialogue, Bruce Wellman

Seven Secrets of the Savvy School, Robert Evans

The Handbook for Smart School Teams, Anne Consemius & Jan o’Neill

The Skillful Leader II by Alexander Platt 

Additional Resources

    "How the world's best-performing school systems come out on top"

    Correlates of Effective Schools

    School Mission Statements: From Plaques to Practice

    Getting Reform Right

    Grading a School

    Leaders as Creators

    Leading Edge

    Recovering from HSPS

    School Teacher and Leadership Impacts

    Small Learning Communities that Actually Learn

    The Roar of Complexity