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Balanced Leadership for Student Learning: A 2021 Update of McREL’s Research-Based School Leadership Development Program

By June 23, 2021August 23rd, 2021No Comments

Effective principals have a positive influence on student learning outcomes, as McREL’s analysis has previously found. In this new paper, we review these connections and describe updates to our Balanced Leadership for Student Learning™ professional learning program that help principals have even more impact on student success.


Rouleau, K. (2021). Balanced Leadership for student learning: A 2021 update of McREL’s research-based school leadership development program. McREL International.

McREL is a non-profit, non-partisan education research and development organization that since 1966 has turned knowledge about what works in education into practical, effective guidance and training for teachers and education leaders across the U.S. and around the world.