|District leaders are becoming more deeply informed about creative, innovative, empowered leadership. They have established a research base that identifies the potential outcomes for a culture of collaboration, innovation, capacity building, and empowerment in leadership.
||Based on their research, district leaders have identified the type of leadership that has the greatest potential for transforming the district. The leadership they identified as optimal is collaborative, where leaders at all levels are empowered to act innovatively and creatively, provided such actions have high potential for advancing the district vision.
||District leaders have established a plan for transitioning to a collaborative culture of change, where empowered leaders have the flexibility, adaptability, responsibility, and authority to act, provided such actions have high potential to advance the vision.
||The capacity of leaders to innovate is maximized through capacity building within a culture of trust and respect. This culture provides leaders with the flexibility and adaptability to innovate, which in turn leads to sustainable change, informed by research and driven by the district vision for digital learning.