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4 Dimensions of School LeadershipTM
The 4D is a framework for equity-driven school leaders. It describes key actions and dispositions, and includes guided questions to support ongoing practice.
4D™ Instructional Leadership Growth Continuum
The 4D Instructional Leadership Growth Continuum is a research-based leadership growth tool that describes what it looks like to improve one’s practice as an instructional leader from novice to expert.
5D+™ Rubric for Instructional Growth and Teacher Evaluation (Version 3)
The 5D+™ Rubric for Instructional Growth and Teacher Evaluation is based on the 5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning™ (5D) instructional framework, which is derived from an extensive study of research on the core elements that constitute quality instruction.
Principal Support Framework
The Principal Support Framework is a tool for central office leaders to eliminate inequitable student experiences and outcomes. Updated in 2022, this framework has four action areas that offer a student-centered vision for system leaders to partner with school leaders to grow equity leadership practices.
Teacher Learning Guiding Principles
To create schools where all students belong and have agency in their learning, educators must work and learn differently. This framework identifies what teachers and leaders should do to grow collective efficacy for more equitable experiences and outcomes.
The 5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning™ (5D™) Smart Card Version 4.0
CEL updated the 5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning™ instructional framework in 2020. The 5D™ Smart Card Version 4.0 can still be used with the 5D+™ Rubric for Instructional Growth and Teacher Evaluation.
The 5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning™ (5D™) Smart Card Version 4.5
The 5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning™ instructional framework is a research-based tool to help schools and districts create shared language for teaching and learning in order to grow more equitable instructional practices. The 5D™ instructional framework was updated to Version 4.5 in 2020. Version 4.5 of the 5D™ Smart Card can also be used with the 5D+™ Rubric for Instructional Growth and Teacher Evaluation.
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