Canter Curriculum: Principals and School Leaders
Principals and School Leaders
Principals and School Leader Course
Canter has expanded its professional development offerings to include courses for principals and school leaders, who understand the importance of continually advancing their knowledge and skills. Research shows that effective schools have effective leaders. Learn from leading experts how to increase your leadership capacity, engage in meaningful school improvement, and work with other stakeholders throughout the school community toward the goal of increasing student learning and achievement.
- Using Data to Guide School Improvement™ (Grades K–12)
This course teaches principals and other school leaders how to lead a step-by-step collaborative process of identifying, collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing data to inform decisions that will guide school improvement. Learn how to present findings, gain stakeholder buy-in, and lead with confidence toward realizing your mission, vision, and goals.
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- Teacher Leadership for Learning and Teaching (Grades K–12)
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Distance Education for Teachers
Canter’s distance-learning approach helps teachers across the country invest in their own education. Working at your own pace, you can develop new skills to help improve your daily professional performance. Every Canter course features experts who share their experience and research in their own words via DVD (print & DVD format) or streaming video (online format).
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