Resources for Leaders

Featured Resources

Edison Remote Learning Checklist.docx  Colorado Springs, CO D11 Edison Elementary Principal, Aaron Ford, and staff share a quick checklist of needed teaching suplies when quarentine is required.


Kotter Models for Change Management

CBAM Stages of Concern. (Research Based Adoption Model), SEDL 

CBAM Complete Model (Research Based Adoption Model), SEDL 

FAQ for School Administrators on Reopening SchoolsCDC, FAQ

General FAQ for School Administrators, CDC FAQ

Framework and Toolkit for School and District Leaders, CDE Website

Middle School Soft Skills About Stark, article

Is it Time for Project Based Learning to Replace the Traditional Model? Education Dive, article

Taking Time Off is Key to Creativity Fast Company, article

Could We Really Teach Outdoors This Year? We Are Teachers, article

Managing Remote Communication

Colorado's school leaders are finding that remote communication can present challenges and welcomed surprises. This collection of materials is designed to provide you with additional skills sets and capabilities that can lead to stronger communication methodologies with teacher and families. Principal Institute stands ready to help problem-solve with current program candidates, graduates, and those interested in learning more about principal licensure programming. Reach out to us today for personalized support.


Colorado Department of Education, Professional Development

Principal Ponderings

Corona Virus Resources, NAESP

School Leaders' Toolkit for Responding to COVID-19Corwin Publishing

Why COVID is Our Equity CheckASCD

COVID-19 Preparing for Widespread Illness in School Communities, A Legal Guide, National School Board Association

School Leaders: Here is What the Science Tells us about Decision MakingEd Week

Emerson Collective: Resources for Remote Learning 

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Mental Health Toolkit

Workplace Safety, US Department of Labor

Foster the 4Cs of Professional Development Technology, Ed Tech

Making Virtual Meetings Meaningful, April 2020 Webinar NAESP See full set of webinar resources here

Creative Ways to Connect through VideoApril 2020 Webinar NAESP See full set of webinar resources here


Delivering High Quality Instruction Online in Response to COVID-19, Faculty Playbook, Online Learning Consortium

Tips and Tools for Remote Leadership

Jing (Tech Smith): Lecture and screen capture tool with voice-over capabilities

Zoom: Live class meetings or lectures can be recorded and archived

Zoom TipsLearning Solutions

Vimeo Create high-performing videos, go live, collaborate with your team, and share anywhere.

You Tube Large collection of how-to and other videos. Good option for video sharing via uploading to your own channel.

Google Images: search by CCBY licensing to find legally reusable (open) images. In Google Images, go to Settings, Advanced Search, User Rights and select appropriate option.

Unsplash High quality, free (open) images and photos that you can download and use for any project. 

COVID Internet Support

Freedom Pop


Internet Essentials