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Tier I

The Leader as Learner- A Leadership Professional Learning Community for Assistant Principals

Objective: To provide an opportunity for continual growth of current assistant principals


  • Participants will become more knowledgeable of the traits that are necessary to be effective, successful principals.
  • Participants will engage in practical activities that have immediate transfer to their school situations.
  • Participants will share best practices through networking with colleagues.


  • Three required seminars from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Part of the session each month will be a study of the 10 Traits of Highly Effective Principals and other readings. The other half of the session will be dedicated to a better understanding of the following departments: Personnel, Federal Programs, and Student Services. These areas are critical to the success of all assistant principals.
  • One on-site visit to a Jefferson County School

 Who Participates

  • All new assistant principals
  • Current assistant principals who did complete Tier I requirements the previous year.