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Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium
Neil J. Shipman
Established in early 1994–1995, the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) set out to develop national standards for school leaders, licensure assessments based on such a set of standards, and professional development guidelines directly linked to the new standards. Starting with 23 state departments of education representatives and 10 national school leader associations, ISLLC brought together most of the key organizations with an interest in school leadership. In a short period of time, the consortium grew to include 30 states, the preeminent national leadership associations, and the two organizations representing higher education school leader preparation programs. ISLLC was a project of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in partnership with the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA). Clearly, the ISLLC Standards were created by those most knowledgeable and in control of the field of educational administration in the United States at the time. Believing that a set ...