With the right focus and support, leadership skills can be
acquired – so long as we are committed to helping leaders build the skills they
need to succeed.
In 2015, School Leadership for
Results: Shifting the Focus of Leader Evaluation provided a thorough
exploration of the Marzano School Leader Evaluation Model and a practical guide
to meeting the challenges of fair and accurate evaluation of instructional
leaders. It encouraged schools all over the world to change their approach to
leader evaluation, shifting the focus from simple measurement to real,
effective evaluation based on growth.
Research into school leader evaluation has continued to evolve,
and so has the Marzano School Leader Evaluation Model. Here in School Leadership for Results: A Focused
Model Beverly G. Carbaugh and Robert J. Marzano update their seminal work
to reflect the most up to date literature and understanding of leadership roles
and responsibilities, translating the research into six domains of action every
school can take:
Effective school leader evaluation is a collaborative, shared
process of focused improvement – and it remains the only way to achieve school
leadership for results.