Building Ranks for School Leaders

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

From Breaking Ranks to Building Ranks: Coming in 2018

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 Framework

Available Spring 2018

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.

Join the community and share your examples of practice.


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

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.


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