Building Ranks: Educational Leadership in Practice
Introducing Building Ranks, an actionable leadership framework that defines the “what” and “why” of effective school leadership by focusing on two domains: Building Culture and Leading Learning.
These domains target 15 leadership dimensions such as equity, relationships, innovation, collaborative leadership, global-mindedness, and many more to guide principals in tailoring their practice to achieve a dynamic community of care and learning.
The Building Ranks framework:
Helps school leaders develop supportive learning environments that ensure the success and well-being of each student and adult in their school communities.
Aligns with the National Policy Board for Educational Administration’s (NPBEA) Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) and the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) standards.
Translates the standards into day-to-day practice across all grade levels
Is validated by What the Research Shows: Building Ranks in Action, an annotated literature review of research
Who Can Benefit From Building Ranks?
This standards-based leadership growth framework is suitable for:
- Individual school leaders
- District leaders and superintendents
- State associations
- Principal preparation programs
The Building Ranks framework is brought to life by the Educational Leadership Product Suite:
Don’t know where to start?
Check out the Building Ranks guide that illuminates the framework through reflection exercises, practice tools, case studies, and more.