Administrative Leadership

Studies on Educational Leadership:

The Effect of Superintendent Leadership on Student Achievement

How Principals Affect Students and Schools: A Systematic Synthesis of Two Decades of Research

Balanced Leadership: What 30 years of research tells us about the effect of leadership on student achievement

Additional Resources:

Choosing Your Next Educational Leader

Educational Leadership: What Does an Administrator Do?

Hiring a Building Principal

"How Leadership Influences Student Learning"

Inside Leadership: A Toolkit for New and Aspiring Principals

Iowa Standards for School Leaders

Making Sense of Leading Schools: A Study of the School Principalship

MetLife Survey of the American Teacher: Challenges for School Leadership

Rolling Up Their Sleeves: Superintendents and Principals Talk About What's Needed to Fix Public Schools