AL Dept of Ed Leadership & Evaluation

 

Welcome to Leadalabama

LEADAlabama is a formative, online, evaluation system for educational leaders consisting of a self assessment, collaborative dialogue, professional learning plan (PLP), evidence collection and a 360° assessment, the Vanderbilt Assessment of Leadership in Education (VAL-ED). LEADAlabama will be available to evaluate certificated central office administrators, principals, assistant principals, and all other specialty area administrators. All school system administrators who are evaluated with PEPE will be formatively evaluated using the LEADAlabama online process.

 

 

Important LEADAL Links
For all LEAD Users in Alabama Public Schools
 
LEADAlabama Online Process
 
Online Education Directory (ED DIR)
 
LEADAlabama Professional Learning Opportunities
 
NOTE: At this time, Professional Development opportunities are not all linked to LEADAlabama Indicators but will be in the near future.

 

 

Importance of
EDUCATE/LEADAlabama
 
View a message from Dr. Thomas Bice, State Superintendent of Education, concerning the importance of EDUCATE/LEADAlabama
 

 

 

2013-2014 Training Materials

 

 

Leader Video Series - for all LEADAL Users - 2-3 minutes
NOTE: If videos do not automatically play, right click the link and select "Save As".

Step 1:  Register/Update Education Directory Account

Step 2:  Login/Logout LEADAL
Step 3:  Review/Update LEADAL Profile Status

Step 4:  Complete Leader Self-Assessment

Step 5:  Participate in Collaborative Dialogue (No Video)
Step 6:  Develop Professional Learning Plan
Step 7:  Add Supporting Evidence
Step 8:  Closeout LEADAL

 

 

EA/LEAD 2013-2014 - Training Handout
EDUCATE/LEADAlabama 2013-2014 Training PowerPoint
LEADAlabama 2013-2014 User Guide (Updated January 31, 2014)
Alabama Continuum for Leaders Development
Alignment Illustration - LEADAL and VAL-ED by ISLLC Standards
Sample PLP1
Sample PLP2

 

LEAD 2013-2014 REPORTS

IMPORTANT: Download the Alabama Continuum for Leader Development to effectively analyze and interpret the following LEAD Data Reports:

STATEWIDE REPORTS
User Participation
Assessed Level of Practice - based on Evaluatee Self-Assessment

Assigned Indicators to Professional Learning Plan (PLP)- based on Evaluatee Self-Assessment and Dialogue
Leader Observations by Evaluators/Reviewers
Supporting Evidence (SE) Excluding Observations

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (SBE) DISTRICT REPORTS
User Participation
Assessed Level of Practice - based on Evaluatee Self-Assessment

01 05
02 06
03 07
04 08

Assigned Indicators to Professional Learning Plan (PLP)- based on Evaluatee Self-Assessment and Dialogue

01 05
02 06
03 07
04 08

Leader Observations by Evaluators/Reviewers
Supporting Evidence (SE) Excluding Observations

ALABAMA REGIONAL INSERVICE CENTER (ARIC) REPORTS

A&M - UAH Troy
ASU UAB
Athens UAT-UWA
AU UNA
JSU USA
Montevallo  

 

 

Archived Information
 
LEADAlabama 2012-2013 Training Presentation   PPT     PDF
LEADAlabama 2012-2013 User Guide (Updated January 25, 2013)
 

 

 

 

LEADAlabama Process

Self Assessment: 
Alabama Continuum for Leadership Development - 23 indicators described at five levels of development

  • Results used to focus a conversation with the Evaluator about professional practice and areas needing improvement

Collaborative Dialogue:

  • A conversation with Evaluator to inform development of the Professional Learning Plan

Professional Learning Plan (PLP):

  • Collaboratively developed plan for professional learning

Evidence Summary:

  • Documentation of professional learning evidencing active work towards leadership improvement

360° Assessment:

  • Vanderbilt Assessment of Leadership in Education (VAL-ED),  a multi-rater, evidence-based, approach to measure the effectiveness of principal behaviors known to influence teacher performance and student learning . Administered to principals once every three years.

 

VAL-ED Information

 

  VAL-ED Framework PDF
  Key Process PDF
  Core Components PDF
  Conceptual Model PDF
  Performance Levels PDF
  Performance Level Description PDF
  Sources of Evidence PDF
  VAL-ED Phase II Principal Training Webinar (old) MP4
  VAL-ED Phase III Teacher Leader Training PPT
  VAL-ED Sample Teacher Letter PDF
 

Discovery Education VAL-ED site

  Vanderbilt University VAL-ED site

 

 

Leadership Presentations

Building Mutually Beneficial Relationships Presentation PDF

 
 
 
For questions about LEADAlabama, contact Dr. Angela Mangum at amangum@alsde.edu or 334-242-9962.

 

EDUCATEAlabama

Teacher/Educator Evaluation

 

LEADAlabama

Instructional Leader Evaluation

 

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

PRINCIPAL CANDIDATE SEMESTER RESIDENCY

PROFESSIONAL STUDY (ILPSA)

TORCHBEARER SCHOOLS

NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS PROGRAM

Upcoming Professional Study Reviews

Applications received by:

 

· Apr. 28, 2014 will be reviewed May 13, 2014.

· Jul. 8, 2014 will be reviewed Jul. 22, 2014.

· Sept. 9, 2014 will be reviewed Sept. 23, 2014.