Performance Assessment for Leaders (PAL)

Resources and Information About PAL

Resources for Programs

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PAL Administrative Field Guide 2018-19
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Leadership Preparation Programs Informational Webinar March 2016
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Massachusetts Performance Assessment for Leaders (MA-PAL) Toolkit for School Leader Mentors

Resources for Candidates

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PAL Pre-Observation Template
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PAL Candidate Assessment Handbook 2018-19
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PAL Confidentiality and Anonymity Form
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PAL Assessment Policies

Technical Reports

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2017-2018 PAL Technical Report
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2016-2017 PAL Technical Report
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2015-2016 PAL Technical Report
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PAL Field Trial Technical Report 2014-15

Assessment Results

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Assessment Results by Task 2015-2016
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