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2022–23 Program Year Resources Now Available

PAL resource materials have been updated for the 2022–23 program year to increase clarity of directions based on input from program stakeholders, including candidates, program provider faculty, scorers, and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

There are no significant changes to task requirements or rubrics. These materials include:

  • Candidate Assessment Handbook
  • Administrative Field Guide for Leadership Preparation Programs
  • Submission Requirements and Condition Codes
  • Rules of Assessment Preparation

Candidates are also able to access the 2022–23 PAL Candidate Assessment Handbook, Confidentiality and Anonymity Form, and Evidence Charts in the Pearson ePortfolio system.

Please refer to the Summary of Changes to review a list of 2022–23 updates.

Which Handbook Should I Use?

  • Candidates who are beginning work on tasks for the 2022–23 submission schedule should use the 2022–23 handbook and resource materials.
  • Candidates who have already made significant progress on tasks using the 2021–22 handbook and resource materials are advised to review the summary of changes and updated materials prior to submission.

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