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COURSES IN EDUCATIONAL ADMINSTRATION PROVIDED BY ALABAMA UNIVERSITIES   COURSES IN EDUCATIONAL ADMINSTRATION PROVIDED BY ALABAMA UNIVERSITIES are approved to earn one locally approved PLU.


Leadership and Evaluation   For more information about professional learning units (PLUs) or Leadership and Evaluation, please visit the website: http://www.alex.state.al.us/leadership


Professional Learning Units   Pursuant to the Alabama Administrative Code ยง 290-3-2-.01(29), a Professional Learning Unit (PLU) is a content driven, long-term unit of professional study for instructional leaders that fully addresses all knowledge and ability indicators under an Alabama Standard for Instructional Leaders. Professional study that constitutes a PLU requires multiple professional development experiences over time and will always be aligned with the Alabama Standards for Professional Development in Rule 290-4-3-.01(3). A PLU is earned at the completion of professional study which fully addresses the knowledge and ability indicators under an Alabama Standard for Instructional Leaders. The professional study must include comprehensive coverage and evaluation of effectiveness in the school setting. Professional study that earns a PLU must be approved either by the Alabama Council for Leadership Development (ACLD) or approved by the local superintendent. The PLU will take the place of the continuing educati