“ ‘The California Instructional Leadership Corps has changed the paradigm for teaching and learning,’ said Linda Darling-Hammond, president and CEO of the Learning Policy Institute. Darling-Hammond, a Stanford University professor emeritus and the newly named head of the California State Board of Education, spoke at February’s ILC conference on sustaining its work in the field. A new Learning Policy Institute (LPI) study released in February finds that ILC, with its focus on “teachers teaching teachers,” offers a solid template for providing professional development, leadership and learning opportunities to California educators while strengthening schools’ and districts’ capacity to implement state standards.”

The East Side Alliance (ESA) was one of four ILC teams that was studied for this report. Read the article featured in California Educator and find the full report at Learning Policy Institute.