Role of West Virginia school principals could change

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The West Virginia Board of Education is looking to redesign the role of school principals in the Mountain State.

A report compiled by ICF International, a consulting firm based in Virginia with offices in Charleston, recommends several significant changes to the standards currently applied to principals in West Virginia schools.

The report recommends new professional expanded standards that are recognized across the country, and the establishment of a Professional Standards Board to oversee various aspects of school leadership, such as training programs, evaluations and certification processes.

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