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PASL Assessment

Measures a candidate's application of knowledge and skills to become an effective school leader

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About the PASL Assessment

Developed by educators for educators, the PASL assessment provides a solution for measuring a school leader candidate's application of the knowledge and skills that are important for beginning instructional leaders. The PASL assessment helps align test takers, cooperating school leaders and supervising instructors to drive student achievement and learning.

Test takers complete the PASL assessment tasks during their clinical experience/internship. The tasks focus on addressing a problem/challenge, developing continuous professional development and building a collaborative culture. The PASL assessment will help determine if you’re prepared to enter a school leadership position.


Alignment with standards

The PASL assessment is aligned with national and state-specific school leader standards:


Get an overview of what to consider when deciding to adopt the assessment, and how ETS provides training and support for implementation.

Adopting and Implementing the Assessment


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Supporting Test Takers