NGA Education: School Leadership Hot Topics

Episode 4: Dr. Steve Tozer on Principal Preparation

June 19, 2019

In this episode, Dr. Steve Tozer of the University of Illinois-Chicago shares his insights on how governors and states can improve principal preparation and development; lessons learned from his work in Illinois and around the country to develop effective principals and school leaders; and an overview of current models of innovative university principal preparation partnerships. For more information on university principal preparation partnerships, please read the Wallace Foundation’s recent report, Launching a Redesign of University Principal Preparation Programs: Partners Collaborate For Change. 

About the Podcast

Please take a listen to the new NGA Education School Leadership podcast series! On School Leadership Hot Topics, nationally recognized education experts share their knowledge and insights on strategies and promising practices for advancing school leadership policies and priorities at the gubernatorial and state level.  Please also check out our earlier school leadership webinars that specifically focused on how governors and state education chiefs in Delaware, Louisiana and Tennessee are working together to improve school leadership in their states.  For additional information and resources on principals and school leaders, please visit the Wallace Foundation Knowledge Center.