This course is designed to provide the candidate with an overview of the role of the principal in assessment and accountability. Candidates will develop the ability to explain student assessment results to various stakeholders of the schools based upon data decision making. In addition, candidates will learn how to organize, plan and implement a school improvement plan that will guide the school in developing, articulating, implementing and carrying out a vision of learning that is required to support high levels of learning for all students. Ohio’s Educational Management Information System and the Value-Added System will be discussed.