The PLE's transformative and tailored leadership development increases the capacity of district and school teams to shape their own future and achieve lasting improvements in student learning. Through multi-year executive education and on-site thought partnership, we drive organizational learning and collaboration that empowers teams to heighten focus, improve internal ways of working, and confront difficult problems. Core Competencies: Increasing district and school teams' ability to identify and confront highest-leverage priorities for school improvement.Building district, school, and individual capacity to lead transformations (i.e. to execute rapid, high-impact school improvement.)What sets the UVA-PLE Core Partnership apart? Responsive approach. Our adaptive methods increase district and school capacity to identify context-based priorities and customize community based solutions. This ensures our partnership works for each individual district and school. Change that stems from the roots. Major improvement demands committed organizational leadership and honest reflection on system level challenges. Our guidance enables partners to create and strengthen systems that address their foundational needs. Lessons in essential capabilities. We challenge educators to transcend, asking the tough questions necessary to better leverage the talents of others and boost students in complex environments. Instilling self-sufficiency is key. Embedded support. To help leaders stay the course, our team delivers tailored support all year round.