TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE A: EDUCATION
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PERSONNEL
PART 30 PROGRAMS FOR THE PREPARATION OF PRINCIPALS IN ILLINOIS
SECTION 30.30 GENERAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
Section 30.30 General Program Requirements
a) The program shall be jointly established by one or more institutions or not-for-profit entities and one or more public school districts or nonpublic schools.
b) The responsibility and roles of each partner in the design, implementation and administration of the program shall be set forth in a written agreement signed by each partner. The written agreement shall address at least the following:
1) the process and responsibilities of each partner for the selection and assessment of candidates;
2) the establishment of the internship and any field experiences, and the specific roles of each partner in providing those experiences, as applicable;
3) the development and implementation of a training program for mentors and faculty supervisors that supports candidates' progress during their internships in observing, participating, and demonstrating leadership to align with the 13 critical success factors and 36 associated competencies outlined in "The Principal Internship: How Can We Get It Right?", published by the Southern Regional Education Board, 592 10th St. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318 and posted athttp://publications.sreb.org/2005/05V02_Principal_Internship.pdf. No later amendments to or edition of this document are incorporated by this Part;
4) names and locations of non-partnering school districts and nonpublic schools where the internship and any field experiences may occur; and
5) the process to evaluate the program, including the partnership, and the role of each partner in making improvements based on the results of the evaluation.
c) Each program shall meet the Educational Leadership Policy Standards: Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) 2008, adopted by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration, 1615 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 and posted at http://npbea.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/
Educational_Leadership_Policy_Standards_2008.pdf. No later amendments to or editions of these standards are incorporated by this Part.
d) Each program shall offer curricula that address student learning and school improvement and focus on:
1) all grade levels (i.e., preschool through grade 12);
2) the role of instruction (with an emphasis on literacy and numeracy), curriculum, assessment and needs of the school or district in improving learning;
3) the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards (23 Ill. Adm. Code 24 (Standards for All Illinois Teachers));
4) all students, with specific attention on students with special needs (e.g., students with disabilities, English language learners, gifted students, students in early childhood programs); and
5) collaborative relationships with all members of the school community (e.g., parents, school board members, local school councils or other governing councils, community partners).
(Source: Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 4258, effective March 25, 2013)