What are the Leadership Requirements?

The Leadership Requirements are central to the Principal Standard. To be an effective school leader, you'll need to develop these three core requirements. The Leadership Requirements are tied to the Professional Practices, and should be integrated and used together.

What are the Professional Practices?

The Professional Practices describe the key elements of the principal or school leader role. They are interdependent and integrated with the Leadership Requirements.

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