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Instructional Leader Empowerment

ALA 2023-2024 Cohort Application Coming Soon!

The applications for ALA's 2023-2024 cohorts will be made available the first week of April.

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.

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