Learning-Centered Leadership Program


SREB’s Learning-Centered Leadership Program works with district, state and university partners to prepare aspiring principals and school leadership teams to aggressively lead improvement in curriculum, instruction and student achievement.

Training: Comprehensive custom-designed training programs, such as the Florida Turnaround Leaders Program. These proven training programs can prepare aspiring school leaders and improve the skills of current leaders.

Professional Learning: A suite of online and leadership modules and workshops that meet the professional learning needs of districts and states.

Research: Research on the preparation and development of principals and on the role of school leaders in improving school outcomes and student achievement. LCLP also focuses on timely issues in school leadership, as well as benchmark reports that evaluate state policy and practice against other states and research-based best practices.

Guidance: Ongoing guidance and technical assistance in leadership redesign, and annual forums and publications that keep policymakers aware of key issues for change.

Forum: Annual Leadership Forum that convenes policymakers, university faculty and district leaders to analyze progress on developing and supporting high-quality leaders for every school.


Learning-Centered Leadership Program Technical Assistance

Since 2000, the SREB Learning-Centered Leadership Program has worked with states to prepare and develop school principals to lead student and teacher learning. SREB asserts that policy and state action, focused on key points of leverage, will create a system able to attract high-quality future principals, prepare them to lead student and teacher learning, and keep them motivated to remain and grow in the profession.

Help for States: Strong State Policy

As a consultant, LCLP conducts reviews of policy and legislation, including leadership standards, leadership preparation program approval guidelines, licensure requirements, and principal evaluation, offering recommendations benchmarked against best practices and policies in other states.

Help for States: Smart State Action

LCLP provides technical assistance, in concert with state leaders, to redesign and improve preparation programs for aspiring school principals. Services include conducting preparation program reviews; leading district-university partnerships in building preparation program curricula; and training leaders in university-district partnerships, meaningful internships, and mentoring for aspiring principals.