- First Time Campus Administrator's Academy
First Time Campus Administrators Academy provides a structured, systemic induction experience for first-time campus administrators, in order to meet the requirement noted in 19 TAC 241.25 (below). It assists administrators in developing effective leadership skills as they transition from preparation to practice. Four sessions will provide participants the opportunity to document and present the 7 strands of Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL): Curriculum and Instruction, Data gathering and analysis, Team Building, Effective Conferencing, Conflict Resolution, Teacher Coaching and Mentoring, and Goal Setting.
19 TAC 241.25:
(a) A principal or assistant principal employed for the first-time as a campus administrator (including the first time in the state) shall participate in an induction period of at least one year.
(b) The induction period should be a structured, systemic process for assisting the new principal or assistant principal in further developing skills in guiding the everyday operation of a school, adjusting to the particular culture of a school district, and developing a personal awareness of self in the campus administrator role. Mentoring support must be an integral component of the induction period.