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School Leadership Exam Preparation

Helpful Tips from Exam Reviewers Now Available for On-Demand Viewing

This series of videos was developed by Stony Brook University Educational Leadership (EDL) Program faculty who also serve as reviewers for the New York State School Building Leader and School District Leader examinations. These videos were adapted from a popular presentation that Dr. Kenneth Forman and Dr. Terrance O'Connor have delivered to EDL students throughout the region.

If you have questions or feedback about the information delivered here, please feel free to email the presenters at  kenneth.forman@stonybrook.edu and terrance.oconnor@stonybrook.edu.


Presenters

Kenneth Forman

Dr. Kenneth Forman
Dr. Kenneth Forman is a lecturer and coordinator in the Educational Leadership Program at Stony Brook University. He has written a book, Preparing for Educational Leadership, published by Pearson to help candidates prepare for the New York State School Building Leader examination. He has been an educational leader for over 39 years, working in a number of school districts and school environments in NYC and Long Island.

Terrance O'Connor

Dr. Terrance O'Connor
Dr. Terrance O'Connor is a lecturer in the Educational Leadership Program as well as several other post-graduate programs. He has worked as a consultant and educational administrator for more than 40 years. Throughout his career, he has worked in a number of school districts and for BOCES in a variety of leadership capacities.


SBL Videos

Introduction: Preparing for the School Building Leader Examination (12:56)

Part 1 Extended Performance Task: Instructional Leadership: Preparing for the School Building Leader Examination (13:57)

Part 1 Short Performance Tasks Equity and School Culture: Preparing for the School Building Leader Examination (8:47)

Part 2 Extended Performance Task Developing Human Capital: Preparing for the School Building Leader Examination (12:38)

Part 2 Extended Performance Task Developing Human Capital (Teacher Observation): Preparing for the School Building Leader Examination (17:18)

Part 2 Performance Task Family Engagement: Preparing for the School Building Leader Examination

Selected Response Questions (Part 1 & 2): Preparing for the School Building Leader Examination


SDL Videos

SDL Exam Prep: Part I

SDL Exam Prep: Part II

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