Administrator ResourcesGeneral Resources
Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Principal Leadership Standards in Support of Students with Disabilities: This document details Promoting Principal Leadership for the Success of Students with Disabilities and conveys high expectations for school leaders and administrators. The resource provides concrete examples and vignettes of how principals have worked to develop and demonstrate competencies and skills to better meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Promoting Principal Leadership for the Success of Students with Disabilities: This resource is a part of the CCSSO document above. It is a crosswalk chart that lists PSEL standards for Principal Leadership. There are 10 overall standards, and each standard is broken down more concretely into 3-4 proficiencies which describe in greater detail the competencies/skills that administrators should possess when leading their school teams to successfully meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS): The KAS contain the minimum required standards that all Kentucky students should have the opportunity to learn before graduating from Kentucky high schools.
Characteristics of Highly Effective Teaching and Learning (CHETL): The CHETL focuses on the instructional core and is organized around five components: learning climate; classroom assessment and reflection; instructional rigor and student engagement; instructional relevance; and knowledge of content.
WestEd Special Education Resources: WestEd provides information and resources to improve developmental and academic outcomes for young people with disabilities. This page includes webinars and resources on a variety of topics, including Supporting English Learners with disabilities, distance learning, improving teaching and learning and more.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC): The CEC is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. They offer a variety of resources including information on advocacy, standards and professional development.