How to Build Strong Principal Pipelines

 Webinar highlights steps districts take to develop effective school leaders


“The right culture is paramount for improvement,” says Doug Anthony, associate superintendent of Prince George’s County (Md.) Public Schools, explaining the evolution of the district’s ongoing school-leadership development efforts.

Anthony joined his colleague Damaries Blondonville, the district’s senior project manager, and Wallace’s Jody Spiro, director of education leadership, to discuss their work building a principal pipeline and field questions in recent webinar hosted by ASCD, an organization that supports educators in learning, teaching and leading. Topics discussed included:

  • Building effective university partnerships,

  • Refining leadership standards, and

  • Created ongoing professional development.

 You can listen to the full recorded webinar here on ASCD’s website.

For an in-depth breakdown of the components necessary to build effective principal pipelines, don’t miss our six-episode series, The Principal Pipeline Podcast. The final episode brings a sharper lens to Prince George’s County’s work on two other critical roles: assistant principals and principal supervisors.