Glossary of Key Terms

The Glossary of Terms gives school review teams easy access to definitions of key terms and concepts in the standards, benchmarks, and rubrics.  The Glossary helps ensure that all stakeholders are sharing a common understanding to keep interpretations, discussions, and action plans clear.

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Term Main definition
Leadership Succession Planning
A purposeful effort by the school?s governance and executive leadership to establish a protocol and process to respond to one of three possible scenarios: emergency replacement of the leader, planned replacement of the leader, and the development of leadership capacity for the purpose of finding and educating future leaders from within the school. Sabatino, A. & Fitzgerald, M. (2014)
Leadership Team
The group that exercises the variety of functions within the school ensuring effective operations.
Learning Environment
The total context and culture in which learning takes place.
Learning Results
Demonstrated knowledge, skills, or dispositions that students acquire as a result of instructional activities and experiences.
LEED Certification
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes and neighborhoods
Literate
Able to read and write at a level adequate for communication and successful functioning in society.

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