U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

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ESEA: School Leadership - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.363A - School Leadership Program

Program Goal: To increase the number of new, certified principals and assistant principals, and to improve the skills of current practicing principals and assistant principals, all serving in high-need schools in high-need LEAs.

Objective 1 of 2: To recruit, prepare, and support teachers and individuals from other fields to become principals including assistant principals in high-need schools in high-need LEAs.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: The percentage of new participants recruited and trained to become qualified assistant principals and principals to serve in high-need schools in high-need LEAs.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 2: The percentage of those enrolled in the School Leadership Program who become certified as principals and assistant principals.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Cohort 1 Cohort 2
Cohort 1 Cohort 2
2004
28  
   
2006
   
  999
2007
   
  999
2008
   
  999

Measure 1.1.2 of 2: The percentage of School Leadership program completers earning certification as a principal or assistant principal who are employed in those positions in high-need schools in high-need LEAs.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Cohort 1 Cohort 2
Cohort 1 Cohort 2
2004
38  
   
2006
   
  999
2007
   
  999
2008
   
  999

Source: Grantee Performance Report, School Leadership Grantee Performance Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2007

Limitations: Each grantee uses its own method of recording and reporting data and inconsistencies exist.
 
Explanation: These data are reported by cohorts depending on the project year. Each grant is for three years. Twenty grants were awarded for cohort 1 in FY 2002 and data were collected in project years 2004 and 2005. 26 grants were awarded for cohort 2 in FY 2005. For Cohort 2, data will be collected in project years 2006, 2007, and 2008. For cohort 1, the FY 2004 data established the baseline and project year 2005 will be the final year of data. For cohort 2, the project year 2006 target is to establish a baseline, and the target for project year 2007 is baseline plus one percent. The target for project year 2008 is baseline plus 2 percent.
 
Objective 2 of 2: To provide professional development, coaching, and mentoring and other support activities to current practicing principals and assistant principals in high-need schools in high-need LEAs.
Indicator 2.1 of 1: The percentage of current practicing principals and assistant principals serving in high-need schools in high need LEAs who participate in a structured, job embedded program of professional development that included mentoring, coaching, and support activities.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: The percentage of School Leadership participating principals and assistant principals in structured professional development.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Cohort 1 Cohort 2
Cohort 1 Cohort 2
2004
60  
   
2006
   
  999
2007
   
  999
2008
   
  999

Source: Grantee Performance Report, School Leadership Grantee Performance Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2007
 
Explanation: These data are reported by cohorts depending on the project year. Each grant is for three years. Twenty grants were awarded for cohort 1 in FY 2002 and data were collected in project years 2004 and 2005. 26 grants were awarded for cohort 2 in FY 2005. Data will be collected in project years 2006, 2007, and 2008. For cohort 1, the project year 2004 data established the baseline and project year 2005 will be the final year of data. For cohort 2, the project year 2006 project year target is to establish a baseline, the target for 2007 project year is baseline plus one percent, and for the 2008 project year the target is one percent over the previous year's target.
 


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