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1. Exploring Restorative Practices
Educator explores restorative practices to strengthen relationships and build a community where harm can be addressed and repaired.
Types of Evidence Required: Self assessment, Revised classroom routines and expectations and a presentation

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6. Applied Programming
Educator designs integrated learning experiences that include computational thinking, algorithm development, and coding to solve problems.
Types of Evidence Required: Lesson plan, teacher programming file, student programming file, video of program in action, reflection

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Adult Learning
The educator applies an understanding of adult learning theory to address a need.
Types of Evidence Required: video OR audio, written artifact

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Advocacy
Educator deepens understanding of how their strengths in teacher leadership impact the policy advocacy process.
Types of Evidence Required: Video OR Audio AND/OR written artifact, Written artifact OR audio or video

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Advocating for ELL students and their families at the school level
Educator advocates in their schools for English Language Learner (ELL) students and families using a five-step action plan.
Types of Evidence Required: written artifacts, PowerPoint presentation

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Advocating for English Language Learners (ELL) Friendly Local, State, and Federal Policies
Educator advocates at the local, state, and/or federal level for policies that support English Language Learners and their families.
Types of Evidence Required: written artifacts

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Advocating for LGBTQ- Inclusive Policy
Educator effectively consults LGBTQ students and family members about what their needs are and then advocates for LGBTQ-inclusive policies to support these needs.
Types of Evidence Required: choice of letter OR poster OR video, written artifact, audio OR video

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Advocating for LGBTQ- Inclusive Workplaces
Educator advocates for LGBTQ-inclusive policy and protections for adults in the workplace.
Types of Evidence Required: presentation video OR screencast OR PowerPoint/keynote/Google Slideshow

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Advocating for School Funding
Educator works with other professionals and colleagues to build connections to community resources to support student learning.
Types of Evidence Required: List of Resources, Event Flyer and Photo Essay (Collage)

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Advocating with ESSA
Educator demonstrates an understanding of the needs of their students and leverages the opportunities provided by the ESSA to meet those needs.
Types of Evidence Required: any format allowed: suggests written, audio, or video

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Aligning Your School Mission
Educator works with other professionals and colleagues to build connections to community resources to support student learning.
Types of Evidence Required: List of Resources, Event Flyer and Photo Essay (Collage)

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Analyzing Assessments to Support ELL Learning
Educator analyzes district, state, and national assessment data as a basis for creating instructional supports for ELL learners.
Types of Evidence Required: written artifacts

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Building Awareness- Non-Academic Indicators
Educator demonstrates how non-academic indicators provide equitable opportunities for students success.
Types of Evidence Required: written artifact, choice of presentation - suggests PowerPoint, video, brochure, etc.

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Building the Capacity of Others
Educator demonstrates leadership skills and uses personal interactions to implement training for others who wish to take more Association responsibility.
Types of Evidence Required: 10 min. video OR audio OR written artifact OR Photos AND written artifact, written artifact OR video

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Coaching and Mentoring
Educator deepens understanding and application of coaching techniques.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, audio or video AND written documentation, Written artifact OR video

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Communication
The educator will demonstrate understanding of needs to deliver an effective message to pursue positive change.
Types of Evidence Required: video OR audio OR image, written artifact

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Continuing Education and Learning
The educator demonstrates an awareness of the need for continuing education by planning and facilitating an activity.
Types of Evidence Required: video OR audio, link to published artifact, written artifact

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Creating Professional Learning to Support Educators Advocating for Student Success
Educator works with other professionals and colleagues to build connections to community resources to support student learning.
Types of Evidence Required: List of Resources, Event Flyer and Photo Essay (Collage)

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Cultivating Socially Just Environments
Educator deepens understanding of cultivating socially just educational environments.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, audio or video AND written documentation, Written artifact OR video

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Educator Ethics and the Law
Educator uses their knowledge of laws and policies in their day-to-day decision-making to model and promote ethical behavior.
Types of Evidence Required: One pagers, presentation, analysis, examples

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Engagement and Relationships
Educator deepens understanding of how their strengths in teacher leadership impact the policy engagement and relationships process.
Types of Evidence Required: Video OR Audio AND/OR written artifact, Written artifact OR audio or video

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Examining the Intersections of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
Educator demonstrates an understanding of the intersections of race, gender, and sexual orientation and how they connect with classroom culture, pedagogy, and student and staff relationships.
Types of Evidence Required: written artifact that includes student reflections OR student work samples OR photo journal OR presentation OR call logs

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Explore and Challenge Inequity
Educator understands and participates in situations challenging inequity and promotes equity, diversity, and cultural competency in education.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, audio or video AND written documentation, Written artifact OR video

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Facilitating Collaborative Relationships
Educator deepens their understanding and application of their abilities to facilitate collaborative relationships.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, audio or video AND written documentation, Written artifact OR video

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Federal, State, and Local Policy Related to Bully
Educator demonstrates an understanding of federal, state, and local law and policy regarding student bullying and what their responsibilities are regarding reporting and intervention.
Types of Evidence Required: presentation, handbook

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Getting Involved
Educator develops an understanding of the opportunities ESSA provides to foster equity in education.
Types of Evidence Required: written artifacts, presentation with choice of creation platform, BUT must submit presentation to at least three different digital platforms

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Group Processes
Educator demonstrates awareness and understanding of group processes and and how they relate to teacher leadership and goal achievement.
Types of Evidence Required: video OR audio, written artifact

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Identifying Leaders through One-on-Ones
Leader engages in identifying leaders by building relationships and conducting one-on-ones.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, Written artifact, written artifact, 10-15-minute video

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Implementation
Educator deepens their understanding of how their strengths in teacher leadership impact the policy making process.
Types of Evidence Required: Video OR Audio AND/OR written artifact, Written artifact OR audio or video

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Interpersonal Effectiveness
The educator supports colleagues in work on a shared vision through trust and effective communication.
Types of Evidence Required: video OR audio, written artifact

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Learning Community and Workplace Culture
Educator deepens their understanding around improvements around community and workplace culture.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, audio or video AND written documentation, Written artifact OR video

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Organizational Effectiveness: Leading with Skill
Educator demonstrates the ability to perform one or more administrative leadership tasks to maintain/enhance an organization’s effective operation.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, audio or video AND written documentation, Written artifact OR video

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Organizational Effectiveness: Leading with Vision
Educator grows as a leader with vision for themselves and the vision, mission, and values for their association on a local, state, and/or national level.
Types of Evidence Required: Audio OR video OR written artifact AND written artifact

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Organizing and Advocacy
The educator/teacher leader will learn the needed leadership skills to organize and advocate for a needed researched cause or policy.
Types of Evidence Required: Audio or video OR written artifact AND description written artifact, Written artifact OR audio or video OR survey

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Personal Effectiveness
Educator deepends understanding and application of his or her leadership strengths.
Types of Evidence Required: video OR audio, written artifact

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Policy Making
Educator deepens understanding of how their strengths in teacher leadership impact the policy making process.
Types of Evidence Required: Video OR Audio AND/OR written artifact, Written artifact OR audio or video

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Purposeful Collaboration
Educator leads or facilitates diverse groups in situations which challenge inequity and promote equity, diversity, and cultural competency in education.
Types of Evidence Required: Video OR Audio AND/OR written artifact, Written artifact OR audio or video

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Reflective Practice
Educator thinks deeply and carefully about who they are and how they lead.
Types of Evidence Required: video OR audio, written artifact

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Responsibility for Professional Competence
Educator takes responsibility for professional competence.
Types of Evidence Required: Action plan, one pagers, research

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Responsibility to Students
Educator respects the rights and dignity of students by demonstrating an ethic of care through developmentally appropriate interactions and boundaries within an educational setting.
Types of Evidence Required: Compare/contrast, summary, presentation

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Responsibility to the Profession
Educator examines their ethical behavior, promotes the advancement of the profession, and attempts to address and resolve ethical issues.
Types of Evidence Required: Time management system, resolution, action plan

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Responsibility to the School Community
Educator uses research and resources to promote ethical relationships and effective interactions with members of the school community.
Types of Evidence Required: Concept circle, chart, one pagers,parent communication plan

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Setting and Maintaining Ethical Boundaries
Educator sets and maintains ethical boundaries in their professional life.
Types of Evidence Required: Drawing, chart, slide show or article

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Story of Self
Leader effectively uses their story of self as an organizing skill.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, Photo essay, 2-3-minute video,

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Technology Facility
The educator demonstrates effective utilization of technology in leadership work.
Types of Evidence Required: video OR audio, written artifact

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Understanding Educator Ethics
Educators will use research and resources to distinguish between codes of conduct and codes of ethics in order to determine best ethical practices when confronting a variety of dilemmas.
Types of Evidence Required: Resource, implementation description,case study

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Using Data for Change
Educator uses state/local data to drive ESSA implementation to meet the needs of their students.
Types of Evidence Required: written artifact that contains links, presentation that includes narrative (written or recorded)

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Using Data to Identify Problems and Issues
Leader compiles and analyzes data to identify their constituency's problems and issues.
Types of Evidence Required: Written artifact, 10-20-minute video AND written artifact, written artifact, written artifact

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Using Worksite Mapping to Identify Leaders
Leader engages in identifying leaders by employing mapping skills and engaging in one-on-one conversations.
Types of Evidence Required: Worksite map (written artifact), written artifact, written artifact OR video AND written artifact, written artifact

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