Standard 3

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A school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students by ensuring management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.

To achieve Standard 3, an educational leader must manage the learning environment:

  • Monitor and evaluate the program and staff at the site.
  • Establish school structures, patterns, and processes that support student learning.
  • Manage legal and contractual agreements and records in ways that foster a professional work environment and secure privacy and confidentiality for all students and staff
  • Align fiscal, human and material resources to support the learning of all students and groups of students.
  • Sustain a safe, efficient, clean, well-maintained and productive school environment that nurtures student learning and supports the professional growth of teachers and support staff.
  • Utilize the principles of systems management, organizational development, problem solving, and decision-making techniques fairly and effectively.
  • Utilize effective and nurturing practices in establishing student behavior management systems.

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