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Use The Walkthrough Model Trusted
By More Than 15,000 K-12 Leaders
In Now We're Talking! 21 Days to High-Performance Instructional Leadership, you'll learn how to conduct sustainable, high-impact classroom walkthroughs that are:
- Frequent—18 biweekly visits per teacher per year
- Brief—around five to fifteen minutes
- Substantive—more than just making an appearance
- Open-ended—focused on the teacher’s instructional decision-making, not just narrow data collection
- Evidence-based—centered on what actually happens in the classroom
- Criterion-referenced—linked to a shared set of expectations
- Conversation-oriented—designed to lead to rich conversations between teachers and instructional leaders
We'll send you a copy—plus give you immediate access to the audiobook—when you take the Instructional Leadership Challenge.
Take the Instructional Leadership Challenge so you can...
Confidently get into classrooms every day
Have feedback conversations that change teacher practice
Discover your best opportunities for school improvement
The Challenge is our fast-start video program that has helped more than 10,000 leaders in 50+ countries make a habit of visiting three teachers a day, every day.
You can go through the whole Challenge today, and start applying new practices immediately, so you can have feedback conversations that actually change teacher practice.
The Challenge is just one of the many resources included in the Instructional Leadership Association.
Membership is $99/month, but to help you get into classrooms quickly, we've included an $80 discount when you join below, so your first month will be just $19.
When you register below, our system will send your login info to your email inbox, and you'll be able to sign in and access the whole Instructional Leadership Challenge—plus all of our other tools—in our member dashboard.
The Instructional Leadership Challenge, our fast-start video training program that has helped thousands of administrators in 50 countries make a habit of getting into 3 classrooms a day
Now We're Talking! 21 Days to High-Performance Instructional Leadership (Solution Tree), the definitive book on classroom walkthroughs—print edition ($35.95 value), plus unabridged audiobook ($29.95 value)
The Classroom Walkthrough Toolbox—everything you need to start getting into classrooms, including the Tracker, Notecards, Interruption Matrix, and more ($229 value)
The Instructional Leadership Show, our weekly video podcast to help you deepen your instructional leadership practice according to the Instructional Leadership Roadmap
Repertoire Content Creator, the professional writing app for instructional leaders, with the world's most advanced tools for teacher observation and evaluation
Ascend Live, our video podcast on the job search for educators seeking their next-level instructional leadership role
The Ascend Job Search Starter Pack—everything you need to succeed in the admin job search, including résumé templates and the Rapid Interview Prep Toolkit ($2,612 value)
The interactive Video Interview Practice tool, with more than 50 questions you can practice on-camera so you ace your next interview ($500 value)
The Cover Letter Generator, our drag-and-drop, multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank app for writing a powerful cover letter that gets you more interviews ($500 value)
The Instructional Leadership Association Planner, our printable monthly planner with 2-page spreads to help you track your time, priorities, and classroom conversations
The Marshall Memo, a weekly summary of the most important news and research for K-12 educators ($50 value)
The Inbox Overhaul, our program for leaders who want to end email overwhelm and use email as a leadership tool
Justin Baeder, PhD
Director, The Principal Center
I believe that being a school administrator is one of the most rewarding and challenging jobs in the world. We have the opportunity to impact students' lives forever—but so much can get in the way. There's too much to do, too many challenges to manage, and never enough time.
Our mission at The Principal Center is to help you address each of these barriers by building your school's capacity for instructional leadership. If you want to take your leadership—and your school—to the next level, I hope you'll join us.
Justin Baeder, PhD
We believe our program will transform your productivity, give you the tools you need to build the capacity for distributed instructional leadership in your school, and multiply your impact on student learning.
You’ll be amazed at the transformation that takes place in your ability to accomplish the work of leadership and move your school forward. We are fully committed to making our program the most powerful professional development for instructional leaders anywhere.
If you are not satisfied with the our program for any reason, contact us within 30 days for a full refund.