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Workshop Catalog  Advancing Educational Leadership (SP1734259) 

Advancing Educational Leadership (SP1734259)

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Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) is a 21-hour training required for TTESS appraisers* in the state of Texas.  The intent of the Advancing Educational Leadership Training is to:

  • Develop the skills necessary for campus leaders to build and sustain positive, collaborative campus cultures focused on improving instruction and student performance.
  • Provide practical and relevant examples from the field with a balance of research to allow instructional leaders to engage in the difficult decisions and challenges faced by the 21st century school leader.
  • Increase awareness and understanding of soft skills and how they enhance an individual’s interactions, career prospects, and job performance. 
  • To introduce and illustrate the AEL interlocking themes and interwoven strands as a basis for creating and sustaining impact schools. 

This AEL training is for three audiences: 

  1. Those pursuing principal certification in the state of Texas who are becoming certified in the TTESS appraiser process. For this audience, AEL is a co-requisite of the TTESS appraiser training.    
  2. Those pursuing certification to become an AEL trainer.  This 3-day training is a pre-requisite for the AEL Trainer of Trainer session. 
  3. Current  administrators who desire a refresher course on the concepts and skills of school leadership.


Note: Effective January 1, 2016, AEL replaced Instructional Leadership Development (ILD). ILD is no longer  offered.  *TTESS Appraisers must have completed ILD prior to January 1, 2016 or they must complete AEL. 


Class Notes:


Audience for this course:

  • Students in Educational Leadership programs  seeking AEL certification as a co-requisite to TTESS certification
  • *Current administrators seeking AEL certification as a co-requisite to TTESS certification
  • Current administrators seeking a refresher course in school leadership concepts and skills
  • Those seeking certification as an AEL trainer (this is a prerequisite for the AEL TOT)


*Administrators who are ILD certified are not required to complete AEL to become TTESS certified.  

CE: 24.00
GT: 0.00
Course Name
Advancing Educational Leadership
T-PESS, AEL, and Administration/Leadership
Course Type
Total Seats
Workshop ID
Open Seats
Payment Methods
Purchase Order and Credit Card
Registration Begins
Registration Ends
1/25/2017 8:30 am
Contact Phone
Students in Educational Leadership programs pursuing TTESS certfication (co-requisite), Trainers (pre-requisite to TOT), other administrators

Meeting Date Start Time End Time
1/25/2017 8:30am 4:30pm
1/26/2017 8:30am 4:30pm
1/27/2017 8:30am 4:30pm

Advancing Educational Leadership (SP1734259)

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Advancing Educational Leadership (SP1734259)

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