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GLISI curates cutting-edge research, reports, and in-house publications to support the development of leaders from the classroom to the school building to the central office.

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Leader SEL Toolkit

Social and emotional skills are widely acknowledged to have a critical role in student success and, increasingly, education leaders also recognize the importance of developing SEL among the adults in…

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The Human Element in Improving Education

The Human Element in Improving Education: Building Leaders’ Social and Emotional Skills to Elevate School Success reports findings from a survey of hundreds of Georgia school leaders, explores the connection between school improvement and leaders’ social-emotional skills, and provides recommendations for school leaders, district leaders, and policymakers for building education leaders’ social and emotional competencies.

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Leadership Capacity Toolkit

As a part of the Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative, GLISI helped participating principals build a an online repository of tools for school leaders at various stages of readiness to implement…

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Focusing Principals’ Time on Instructional Leadership

As a part of the Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative, GLISI helped participating principals prepare a guide based on their own best practices, as well as those from experts in…

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Ensuring the Implementation of a Rigorous Curriculum in Every Classroom

As a part of the Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative, GLISI prepared a compilation of thirteen effective strategies, identified by principals for principals, designed to ensure the implementation of a rigorous…

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Cultivating Leadership: Case Studies in Developing Assistant Principals

As a part of the Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative, GLISI prepared a set of case studies and a web-based tools to support principals in the development of assistant principals. Through these case…

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Leading Change in School Culture: A Professional Development Toolkit

As a part of the Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative, GLISI developed this professional development toolkit to help school leaders in identifying, influencing and avoiding the common pitfalls associated with changing school…

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Shaping a Vision of Academic Success for All Students: A Roadmap of Key Processes and Effective Practices

As a part of the Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative, GLISI developed this roadmap, prepared for principals, by principals. It captures the key practices that have worked for the participating…

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Identifying Teacher Leaders: Getting the Right People in the Right Positions

Most new principals learn quickly that their new job is simply too big for one person. While the principal’s role is taking on ever-increasing complexity, research is clear that instruction…

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Starting with Why: How District Leaders Drive Change

How did leaders in a rural school district in middle Georgia consistently improve math outcomes for traditionally underperforming students? That is the driving question of GLISI’s third report in it’s Conditions for Success case study…

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