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Curriculum, Supervision, & Educational Leadership

College of Education and Professional Studies

Washington State Standard 5.2

Instructional Improvement: A school or program administrator is an educational leader who has the knowledge, skills, and cultural competence to improve learning and achievement to ensure the success of each student by leading through advocating, nurturing, and sustaining district/school/program cultures and coherent instructional programs that are conducive to students learning and staff professional growth.


  1. Nurture and sustain a culture of collaboration, trust, learning and high expectations
  2. Create a comprehensive, rigorous, and coherent curricular program
  3. Create a personalized and motivating learning environment for students
  4. Supervise instruction
  5. Develop assessment and accountability systems to monitor student progress
  6. Develop the instructional and leadership capacity of staff
  7. Maximize time spent on quality instruction
  8. Promote the use of the most effective and appropriate technologies to support teaching and learning
  9. Monitor and evaluate the impact of the instructional program
  10. Assure that the content and pedagogy used in the classroom are conducive to the success of each of the unique cultures in that classroom
  11. Provide balanced views that do not exaggerate either similarities or differences that exist among people of different groups or within the same group

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