Conducting a Needs Assessment in Response to ESSA Requirements

October 19, 2017 | Categories: Essa , Local Education Agency , State Education Agency , Title I , Updates

ESSA requires that schools conduct a needs assessment. Here are some guidelines for conducting an effective, job-embedded needs assessment. Keep reading ...

Using the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL) in the Ed-Leader-21 3-Year Roadmap

November 15, 2017 | Categories: Partners , Updates

The CALL System is offered as a resource within the EdLeader21 3-Year Roadmap. School and district leaders can measure year-to-year progress on the work they have been doing as part of the Roadmap process. Keep reading ...

Joining the SDI Working Group at SCASS

October 30, 2017 | Categories: Essa , State Education Agency , Updates

CALL recently joined the School and District Improvement (SDI) working group, which is part of SCASS, an initiative of CCSSO. We are excited to contribute our experience with school improvement to help our colleagues create change in CSI and TSI schools. Keep reading ...

Customizing Surveys to Fit with Organizations' Contexts

October 12, 2017 | Categories: Features , Services , Updates

CALL offers a unique opportunity for thoughtful school and district leaders: using the CALL Task-Based Approach to Survey Design and Inquiry to create context-specific survey items. Keep reading ...

New Features in CALL Reporting System

October 11, 2017 | Categories: Features , Updates

Based on user feedback, the CALL system has two new features within the feedback system that promotes school improvement planning, collaboration, and leadership coaching. Keep reading ...

How School Leaders Could Alleviate “The Politics of Resentment”

October 4, 2017 | By Mark Blitz | Categories: Editorial

Politically and culturally, we are divided. So how can education be the bridge between our differences? Keep reading ...

2017 DPI Title I Leadership for Learning Project

September 28, 2017 | Categories: Local Education Agency , State Education Agency , Title I

Principals from Milwaukee Public Schools and other districts in Wisconsin met to discuss year-to-year CALL data. Keep reading ...

Introductory Video for the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning

September 26, 2017 | Categories: Updates

To be sure, there is a lot written about the theory and research behind CALL, but here is a video that explains what this system is in a succinct and engaging way Keep reading ...

A Tool for Principal Supervisors to Develop School-Wide Leadership

September 8, 2017 | Categories: Features , Local Education Agency

CALL is an assessment of school-wide leadership that school-level leaders use to support their school improvement planning Keep reading ...

Where has CALL been Implemented?

August 30, 2017 | Categories: Local Education Agency , Updates

See which school districts across the country have used the CALL system over the years. Keep reading ...

A New Look for CALL

August 30, 2017 | Categories: Updates

CALL has a new look! Same great work but with (new) style. Keep reading ...

Assessing and Supporting DISTRICT-LEVEL Leadership

The Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL) is proud to present the District-Level Leadership Assessment and Feedback System. Keep reading ...

Effective schooling begins with effective school leadership

July 27, 2017 | Categories: Editorial , News

We need to focus on supporting school leaders by giving them the tools they need to affect change. Keep reading ...

Using Title II Funds to Support School-Wide Instructional Leadership

July 27, 2017 | Categories: Editorial , News

An Education Week post highlighted the United States Department of Education’s guidance for applying Title II funds for supporting teacher professional development, training, and support as part of the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Keep reading ...

CALL in Center on Great Teachers and Leaders

July 27, 2017 | Categories: News

Read this blog post from the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders on utilizing a distributed leadership framework to assess and support school leadership Keep reading ...