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Instructional Leader Empowerment

Instructional Leaders are those within the school system that impact and support teachers and instruction in the classroom and may include principals, assistant principals, deans and directors, instructional facilitators, curriculum and instructional coaches, and district instructional leaders.

Dates for the 2022-2023 School Year

Participants must plan to attend all sessions of Instructional Leader Empowerment. Please check both personal and professional calendars to ensure availability prior to completing this application. Please verify with your administrator that you will be able to participate in all sessions.

  • August 30-31, 2022 – Arkansas Public School Resource Center (APSRC) Training Center, Little Rock, AR
  • October 18-19, 2022 – Arkansas Public School Resource Center (APSRC) Training Center, Little Rock, AR
  • December 6-7, 2022 – Arkansas Public School Resource Center (APSRC) Training Center, Little Rock, AR
  • March 14, 2023 – Arkansas Public School Resource Center (APSRC) Training Center, Little Rock, AR

This application must be completed in its entirety and submitted by 4:30 pm Central on Monday, May 9, 2022, along with the Signed Expectations document, signed by the applicant and the applicant’s principal. Accepted applicants will be notified by Friday, June 10, 2022, with next steps and additional details.

Complete the Online Instructional Leader Empowerment Application

Download More Information and a Copy of the Instructional Leader Empowerment Application Questions

Download the Expectations Document for Signatures

Frequently Asked Questions

Purpose and Design

The purpose of Instructional Leader Empowerment (ILE) is to support growth through a focus on improving instruction in the classroom. ILE provides professional learning and sharing opportunities from both national subject matter experts and local Arkansas educators. Sessions focus on developing and nurturing a plan and process for instructional leaders to impact and support classroom teachers and instruction in the classroom.

ILE will include three, two-day onsite interactions and one, one-day interaction, for a total of seven days of content delivery and sharing.

Content and Focus

Through Instructional Leader Empowerment, participants will:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the professional practice of an instructional leader
  • Develop a plan for implementation and monitoring of an instructional model
  • Engage in leading and facilitating collaborative curriculum conversations
  • Engage in cycle of inquiry in order to define a theory of action
  • Define collective leader efficacy

Instructional Leader Empowerment Events

Upcoming Events