Greetings on behalf of State Center Federation of Teachers. Before you set out to read and understand SCFT’s 2019-2020 Leadership Survey, I would like to take a moment to explain its methodology and goals.
There is an elegance to simplicity and an honesty to transparency. We tried for simplicity by asking only two questions—the exact same two questions—of each leader being surveyed. We asked simply: 1) “How would you rate the leadership of X?”; and 2) “Please elaborate. What does X do well? What could X do better?”
The first of these questions allowed the respondent to answer on a numerical sliding scale, from zero to 100: zero indicated “Co