Professional Development Turnkey Kit: Student Learning Objectives for Principals - Session 3

Large Group at Conference

Session 3

Student Learning Objectives 101 for Principals: An Introduction to SLO components

Time: 10 minutes

Description: This video explains the basics of SLOs for principals, and what might be different from the SLOs that teachers are developing.  The video discusses the 20% of a principal's evaluation determined by growth measures.

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is committed to providing district leaders, teachers, and principals support as they develop and implement Student Learning Objectives (SLOs).  NYSED will host a new series of short videos that aim to provide targeted assistance to teachers and principals of various specialties as they develop SLOs.  Additional videos will be posted throughout the Fall. Each video will focus on key objectives, including the ability to:

1. Distinguish unique characteristics of the teaching assignment and its implications for the SLO development
2. Use three guiding questions to work through key decision points
3. Complete all 8 sections of the New York SLO template

Resources Required

Student Learning Objectives 101 for Principals