The California Teachers Association (CTA), the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE), and the National Board Resource Center at Stanford University (NBRC) created the Instructional Leadership Corps (ILC) to build a network of accomplished classroom teachers, site leaders, administrators, and higher education professionals.
In this article, SCOPE Associate Director Ann Jaquith defines assessment for learning and how principals can influence teachers’ beliefs and practices in this important area. Principals have an important role in promoting the widespread and effective use of assessment for learning as a lever for equity in schools.
The morning sessions of a recent LAUSD professional development training session were different from anything LUSD teachers experienced before. The sessions were developed and implemented based on LUSD teachers’ needs, thanks to the hard work of the Lakeport Unified Instructional Leadership Corps, or ILC.
The work to date of the Instructional Leadership Corps (ILC), a program formed in a collaboration between the California Techers' Association, the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education and National Board Resource Center (NBRC) at Stanford University, was covered in the October/November issue of CTA's California Educator.