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  1. 1. Irwin N. Kellen Learning Portfolio Educational Leadership Internship Spring 2009
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Learning Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Practicum Log </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledgements </li></ul>
  3. 3. Standard Artifacts
  4. 4. Standard 1; Vision <ul><li>High Performing Leaders have a personal vision for their school and the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to develop, articulate, and implement a shared vision that is supported by the larger organization and the school community. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 1 Artifacts </li></ul>
  5. 5. Standard 2; Instructional Leadership <ul><li>High Performing Leaders promote a positive learning culture, provide an effective instructional program, and apply best practices to student learning, especially in the area of reading and other foundational skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 2 Artifacts </li></ul>
  6. 6. Standard 3; Managing the Learning Environment <ul><li>High Performing Leaders manage the organization, operations, facilities and resources in ways that maximize the use of resources in an instructional organization and promote a safe, efficient, legal, and effective learning environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 3 Artifacts </li></ul>
  7. 7. Standard 4; Community and Stakeholder Partnerships <ul><li>High Performing Leaders collaborate with families, business, and community members, respond to diverse community interests and needs, work effectively within the larger organization and mobilize community resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 4 Artifacts </li></ul>
  8. 8. Standard 5; Decision Making Strategies <ul><li>High Performing Leaders plan effectively, use critical thinking and problem solving techniques, and collect and analyze data for continuous school improvement . </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 5 Artifacts </li></ul>
  9. 9. Standard 6; Diversity <ul><li>High Performing Leaders understand, respond to, and influence the personal, political, social, economic, legal, and cultural relationships in the classroom, the school and the local community. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 6 Artifacts </li></ul>
  10. 10. Standard 7; Technology <ul><li>High Performing Leaders plan and implement the integration of technological and electronic tools in teaching, learning, management, research, and communication responsibilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 7 Artifacts </li></ul>
  11. 11. Standard 8; Learning Accountability and Assessment <ul><li>High Performing Leaders monitor the success of all students in the learning environment; align the curriculum, instruction, and assessment processes to promote effective student performance; and use a variety of benchmarks, learning expectations, and feedback measures to ensure accountability for all participants engaged in the educational process. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 8 Artifacts </li></ul>
  12. 12. Standard 9;Human Resource Development Standard <ul><li>High Performing Leaders recruit, select, nurture, and, where appropriate, retain effective personnel, develop mentor and partnership programs, and design and implement comprehensive professional growth plans for all staff – paid and volunteer. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 9 Artifacts </li></ul>
  13. 13. Standard 10; Ethical Leadership <ul><li>High Performing Leaders act with integrity, fairness, and honesty in an ethical manner. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 10 Artifacts </li></ul>
  14. 14. Standard Essays
  15. 15. Vision <ul><li>The principal is stated in Standard 1 to have a personal vision “…for the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to develop, articulate and implement a shared vision that is supported by the larger organization and the school community </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 1 Vision Essay </li></ul>
  16. 16. Instructional Leadership <ul><li>Can describe how to develop and implement a shared vision and strategic plan for the school. </li></ul><ul><li>Understands the effects of having a community of learners working together. </li></ul><ul><li>Establishes plans to accomplish goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 2 Essay </li></ul>
  17. 17. Managing the Learning Environment <ul><li>Administers the policies that provide a safe school environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Manages the school to promote and encourage student learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses an efficient budget planning process. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 3 Essay </li></ul>
  18. 18. Community and Stakeholder Partnerships <ul><li>Understands how student and family conditions effect learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Establishes relationships within and external to the school. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides opportunities to involve family and community in a broad range of school activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 4 Essay </li></ul>
  19. 19. Decision Making Strategies <ul><li>Establishes goals and targets. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses data to inform decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Can explain and defend decisions made. </li></ul><ul><li>Conforms to appropriate legal standards. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 5 Essay </li></ul>
  20. 20. Diversity <ul><li>Has skills necessary for interactive and interpersonal situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Diffuses contentious situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Is perceptive and tactful in dealing with diverse situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 6 Essay </li></ul>
  21. 21. Technology <ul><li>Plans for technology innovation for the school community. </li></ul><ul><li>Works with tech-savvy staff to plan for increased technology usage. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses technology to support the educational efforts of staff and teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 7 Essay </li></ul>
  22. 22. Learning, Accountability and Assessment <ul><li>Monitors and assesses student progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses data to assess and monitor school improvement. </li></ul><ul><li>Monitors and assesses the progress of activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 8 Essay </li></ul>
  23. 23. Human Resource Development <ul><li>Empowers others to achieve personal, professional and organizational goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Pursues improvement of his or her own professional development. </li></ul><ul><li>Sets expectations that will ensure that all students are engaged in active learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 9 Essay </li></ul>
  24. 24. Ethical Leadership <ul><li>Manifests a professional code of ethics and values. </li></ul><ul><li>Creates models and implements a set of values for the school. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates an ability to make decisions within an ethical context. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 10 Essay </li></ul>
  25. 25. Practicum Portfolio <ul><li>Log of Practicum hours </li></ul><ul><li>Cypress Lake High School </li></ul>
  26. 26. Acknowledgements <ul><li>I would like to thank the following individuals for their guidance and assistance throughout my experience at Cypress Lake High School: </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Tracy Perkins </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Principals Tara Meagher, Adam Kurtz, Jonathan Druskis and Rochelle Thimlar </li></ul>
  27. 27. Acknowledgments Cont. <ul><li>All support staff and personnel at Cypress Lake High School </li></ul><ul><li>All Students in attendance at Cypress Lake High School </li></ul>
  28. 28. Acknowledgments Cont. <ul><li>A special thanks to Dr. Thomas Valesky, Professor of Education, Florida Gulf Coast University </li></ul><ul><li>And… </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Dorothy Rea, Professor of Education, Florida Gulf Coast University </li></ul>