Friday, December 13, 2013
How to develop the next generation of transformational school leaders
In a new report, Bain & Company argues that leadership development has long taken a back seat to other priorities, and the changes required to elevate its importance do not come easily. Most school systems fail to methodically develop talented educators into a deep bench of prospective leaders with the experience and ability to build an extraordinary school. It is notable that just 23% of teachers and 26% of teacher leaders and APs in their research believe that the most talented people in their systems move into school leadership positions. In traditional school districts those percentages are even lower.
The report goes on to describe in detail what a robust plan to develop new leaders should look lik