Assistant principals have much to offer in advancing equity and improving schools, Vanderbilt-led research finds
Apr. 15, 2021—Effective assistant principals have the potential to greatly impact a school’s success, though they are often underutilized, a new Vanderbilt-led study finds. The report also sheds light on the varied functions of assistant principals and suggests ways to better prepare and support them to increase impact on students.
Supervision of principals should focus on instructional leadership, according to Vanderbilt research supported by the Wallace Foundation
Jul. 28, 2020—Research on the evolving role of principal supervisors from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development was included in two of three reports released July 21 by the Wallace Foundation, a national philanthropy that seeks to improve learning for marginalized children.
Nov. 11, 2019—For more than 10 years, Peabody College has been partnering with institutions in China to create more opportunities for faculty and students to collaborate and make a stronger impact globally.
Jul. 17, 2019—Peabody College faculty will be among a cohort of experts to produce reports on key leadership issues in K-12 education.
Jul. 9, 2018—Principals and districts benefit when principal supervisors move beyond the role of administrator to coach and mentor, according to a new Vanderbilt University report.
Oct. 7, 2015—Understanding how state school systems can best use teacher evaluation data to drive instructional improvement is the focus of a new Vanderbilt study.
Apr. 8, 2015—Peabody faculty and graduate students will present on the topics of value-added, teacher effectiveness, minorities in STEM, connected learning, disabilities and more.
Mar. 12, 2015—Student test scores are less central to principals’ human capital decision-making than teacher observation data.
Sep. 10, 2014—New website outlines ways principals can maximize data for talent management decisions.