Research-based Evaluation and Growth

VAL-ED’s 360˚ feedback gives principals the insights they need to advance leadership competencies and processes

Our district selected VAL-ED as part of our principal evaluation system due to its unparalleled reliability and validity, and for the comprehensive data that it provides.

Karen Kemp   Senior Coordinator of Leadership Development, Polk County Public Schools

VAL-ED includes feedback from the entire teacher faculty….Principals receive detailed data on their performance in order to grow and improve as educational leaders, and with the comprehensive VAL-ED data, our district is able to tailor and direct our limited professional development funds for the greatest impact.

Karen Kemp   Senior Coordinator of Leadership Development, Polk County Public Schools

VAL-ED Helps Principals Become Better Leaders

Identify leadership competencies and processes that research has shown to be associated with improved teaching and increased student achievement

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

Learning-Centered Leadership Framework

Designed, developed and tested for K-12 leadership evaluation

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.

360-degree, multi-rater assessment

Meaningful, anonymous feedback

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.

Results Analysis and Reporting

Using Results to Plan for Professional Growth

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.

Administration and Results

Easy to manage

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.

Sample Report

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Sample Survey

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Proven Research and Results

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