Leadership PipelineHamilton County Schools HCDE Principal Meeting Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Chattanooga, Tennessee
Leadership PipelineResearch identifies school leadership as second only to teaching amongschool influences on student success.
Leadership Pipeline Background• Working group formed – HCDE and PEF staff• Needs Assessment – Surveys, demographic analysis, current programs• Review of current literature – Wallace Foundation• Learn from successful initiatives in other districts – Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Gwinnett County• Partner with thought leader – Joseph Murphy, Vanderbilt University
Leadership Pipeline What has emerged? A clear need to develop and support our next generation of aspiring leaders.Support the ongoing growth and development of current leaders.
Leadership Pipeline Next StepsThe development of…• Clear Standards• Selection Process• High Quality Training• Evaluation and SupportContinue pursuit of funding opportunities• Grants• Foundations
Leadership Pipeline A vision taking shape… Instructional expertiseAdvocate for students and families Demonstrated leadership
Robert SharpeAssistant Superintendent 02/13/2013