NASSP’s new suite of Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) standards-based products

From Breaking Ranks to Building Ranks: Available in the 2018-2019 School Year

This suite of aligned products will help you answer questions about your knowledge, strengths, and opportunities for growth using development tools that are:

  • valid and reliable
  • grounded in new standards
  • authentic

The Building Ranks Framework

Building Ranks: A Comprehensive Framework for School Leaders focuses on two key domains: lead learning and build culture.

The standards-based framework contains authentic examples of principal practices, tools and resources, and a learning community of practice.

Click here to view the Building Ranks Framework.

Click here to purchase Building Ranks: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective School Leaders


Assessment Center

Piloting Fall 2018

This online four-hour “day-in-the-life” assessment has tools to identify and evaluate your leadership strengths and growth areas – all linked to the Building Ranks domains. Receive in-depth feedback reports to inform your practice.


Leadership 360° Survey and the School Culture Surveys

Piloting Fall 2018 (School Culture Survey)

Gain insight into others’ perceptions of your leadership and school culture. Compare your perception of your leadership and school culture with those of your supervisor, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community leaders.

An in-depth confidential feedback report is generated with valid, reliable, and standards-based data.