May 2016

Bringing it All Together: Elementary Principals are Key to Strong PreK-3rd Grade Classrooms

This brief presents four actions for states and school districts to better support elementary school principals: [1] states should incorporate early childhood education into principal preparation programs; [2] states and school districts should provide ongoing professional learning opportunities related to early education; [3] states and school districts should invest in opportunities to bring elementary school principals and early learning center directors together; and [4] states should take advantage of ESSA funds to support this work. 

Author(s): Laura Bornfreund, Abbie Lieberman Organization: New America
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