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Members of the Alabama Council for Leadership Development (ACLD) are appointed by Dr. Eric Mackey, using nominations received from the Alabama State Board of Education members, education associations, and other entities. ACLD members include the following active practitioners: local superintendents, local education agency (LEA) directors of instruction or equivalent positions, elementary school principals, middle school principals, high school principals, assistant principals and teachers who have distinguished themselves by leading sustained student achievement in their schools or LEAs. The ACLD provides advice for the development of a seamless system of professional development for Alabama’s instructional leaders. The council members serve a three-year staggered term and meet regularly during the year to ensure approved professional studies delivered over time fully address the Alabama Standards for Instructional Leaders, and are aligned to the Alabama Standards for Professional Development. For more information contact: Telena Madison, Project Administrator, by email at: tmadison@alsde.edu or call (334) 694-4827.
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Alabama Council for Leadership DevelopmentAlabama Council for Leadership Development (ACLD)
Link to the website of the ACLD, providing assistance in learning more about Professional Learning Units (PLUs).
http://www.leadershipalsde.com/ACLD12/29/2014 1:18 PM
Alabama Professional Development StandardsAlabama Professional Development Standards
Standards developed by the Alabama State Board of Education June 13, 2002
Professional Study12/29/2014 10:40 AM
ACLD Members Jan 2015ACLD Membership 2015
List of ACLD Members who review professional study applications for PLU status
ACLD12/29/2014 1:22 PM
Alabama_Standards_for_Instructional_LeadersAlabama Standards for Instructional Leaders
Standards for Instructional Leaders as developed by a consortium of Alabama leaders
Professional Study12/29/2014 10:39 AM
ILPSA-ProviderUserGuide_2011ACLD Provider User Guide
Instructional Leadership Professional Study Application (ILPSA) Provider User Guide, providing users to learn how to access ILPSA to complete professional study applications
ACLD1/21/2015 9:25 AM
Instructional Leadership Courses approved for PLUs 10 2016Graduate Courses at Alabama Universities for PLUs (New)
Courses listed were approved October 2016. Check both lists to determine if your course is included in the approved courses accepted by the SDE. Both lists are posted due to various program completion dates & renewal year for certificate holders.
Graduate Courses for PLUs11/2/2016 9:52 AM
Link to eLearning AlabamaeLearning Alabama Website
Link to the eLearning Alabama website, providing free, online opportunities to earn PLUs to obtain or maintain professional leadership certification.
http://elearning.alsde.eduACLD12/19/2016 10:22 AM
ACLD ApprovedCourses1-13Graduate Courses at Alabama Universities for PLUs (2013)
Courses in Instructional Leadership provided by Alabama Universities for approved Class AA/EDS programs or doctoral programs (2013)
Graduate Courses for PLUs11/2/2016 9:52 AM
How to Locate and Register for ACLD Approved Professional StudiesDirections to Search for ACLD Approved Professional Studies
Guide on locating and registering for ACLD approved Professional Studies
ACLD3/7/2018 10:08 AM