Will changes make Florida principals better?
The world has changed for principals, too. Like teachers in Florida, principals in Florida will also have a big part of their evaluations based on student achievement. Click on the link below to see the proposed changes to principal and assistant principal evaluations in Pinellas, which the district submitted to the Florida Department of Education last week. (The evaluations are still in flux. The summary notes a new principal appraisal system will be submitted to the state by May 1, 2012.)
Click here to see a draft of the state's revised "principal leadership standards," which the state is taking public comment on through Friday. More DOE information here. St. Petersburg Times story on new principal evals here.