Designed, developed and tested by Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of Education
Anchored by and aligned with the ISLLC 2008 Educational Leadership Policy Standards
Focused on learning-centered leadership behaviors that influence teachers, staff & students
Evidence-based rating methodology ensures constructive feedback
Results on the 36 attributes provide detailed assessment of a school leader’s performance
Pure, anonymous feedback from all levels
Focused on two key dimensions educational leadership – core components of leadership and key processes, VAL-ED measures the leadership behaviors that lead to improved outcomes school-wide, which in turn lead to student success. Criterion-referenced and norm-referenced scores provide evaluation results to improve the performance of a principal and identify specific leadership behaviors for improvement.
Survey respondents provide anonymous, evidence-based feedback, with input from supervisor, staff, and teachers. Leaders provide a self-assessment. Structured evaluation framework ensure meaningful feedback on leadership attributes. See a sample report here.
Individual and aggregate reports are interpreted against both norm-referenced and standards-referenced criteria that highlight areas of strength and possible areas for improvement. Actions, plans, and leadership behaviors are then recommended for possible improvement.
Intuitive administration with support and guidance for using and interpreting results, with dedicated support for program administrators. Easily manage the program at the school, cluster, district, regional or state level. Monitor and remind on ongoing assessments.