Washington State Standard 5 - Knoweldge and Skills was developed the Professional Educators Advisory Board, using the ISLLC standards developed by the Council of Chief State School Officers in collaboration with the National Policy Board on Educational Administration to help strengthen preparation programs in school leadership.
There are six parts of Washington State Standard 5 - Knowledge and Skills.
Chose the standard below for a complete description and list of functions:
|Standard 5.1||Standard 5.4|
|Standard 5.2||Standard 5.5|
|Standard 5.3||Standard 5.6|
|Standards||What Standards Can Influence and Drive within the System||Focus||Outcome|
|Washington State Standard 5 - Knowledge and Skills: effective November 1, 2013 |
Provides a framework for policy creation, training program performance, life-long career development, and system support.
|Training programs with established performance expectations|
Aid in curriculum development, candidate assessment and accountability, with established performance expectations and appropriate program accreditation
|High-quality accredited preparation programs with explicit performance expectations||Effective instructional leadership that positively impacts student achievement|
|Licensing and induction|
Assessing new leader professional knowledge
|Ensure that new leaders can demonstrate adequate professional knowledge|
Formal evaluation of leader performance
|High-quality annual evaluation of leader performance with improvement planning provided|
|Supporting ongoing training and professional development throughout the career continuum|
Use descriptions of practice (behaviors and actions) to develop annual career goals for leader development at different career stages from aspiring to retiring
|Continuous professional improvement through quality career planning and development|
|Improving working conditions|
Aligning roles, authority, accountability, and incentives to support leader performance
|System-wide changes to help leaders accomplish their goals|
For more information please visit the Professional Educator Standards Board website on Standard 5.