For Principals and School Leaders

Teacher and staff development begins with your school’s attitude toward continuous improvement and growth. Encouraging professional growth in your school setting can improve outcomes for teachers and learners. Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher Certification is a component of building and supporting a professional growth culture.

A Principals’ Guide to National Teacher Certification will provide information to help principals and their school leaders to understand and support national teacher certification.

Build a Professional Growth Culture

To get you started, there are a range of evidence-based strategies to assist you in building a culture of continuous learning and improvement in your school.

For Applicants

Being able to have effective professional conversations is an important step on the certification journey. Take a look at AITSL’s resources on developing and improving conversations in a professional setting.