CHAPTER 18A. SCHOOL PERSONNEL.

§18A-3-2c. Minimum qualities, proficiencies and skills required of principals; state board rule.

On or before October 1, 2018, the state board shall promulgate rules in accordance with §29A-3B-1 et seq. of this code regarding the minimum qualities, proficiencies and skills that will be required of principals after July 1, 2019. The state board shall promulgate and may, from time to time, amend such rules. The rules promulgated by the state board shall address at least the following:

(1) Instructional leadership and management techniques, including, but not limited to, the standards for high quality schools, the school accreditation process, and strategic planning for continuous improvement;

(2) Staff relations, including, but not limited to, the development and use of skills necessary to make a positive use of faculty senates, manage faculty and staff with courtesy and mutual respect, coach and motivate employees, and build consensus as a means of management;

(3) School community leadership qualities, including, but not limited to, the ability to organize and leverage community initiative, communicate effectively, work effectively with local school improvement councils, manage change, resolve conflict, and reflect the highest personal values;

(4) Educational proficiencies, including, but not limited to, knowledge of curriculum, instructional techniques, student learning styles, student assessment criteria, school personnel performance, evaluation skills, and family issues; and

(5) Administrative skills, including, but not limited to, organizational, fiscal, public policy, and total quality management skills and techniques.

§18A-3-2c. Minimum qualities, proficiencies and skills required of principals; state board rule.