Summary: Witness the power of Teacher Leaders and put it to work in your school!
An in-depth research project spanning five years and two continents offers compelling evidence that the answer to school vitality lies largely in the redefinition of traditional leadership in education and in the elevation of the perception, status, and role of classroom teachers. This invaluable culmination of the research data arms teachers with specific proven tactics to make a profoundly ...show morepositive and sustained impact on their schools, students, and communities at large.
The guide comprehensively yet succinctly explores this results-oriented approach while offering definitive concepts and vital tools, including
Fourteen detailed, hands-on group exercises for practical application of teacher leadership concepts perfect for staff development
Real-life examples and vignettes tovividly illustrate successful teacher leadership in action
Five keys to enhancing the teaching profession to reinvigorate educators at every level of experience
Concrete strategies for teacher-administrator collaboration
Calling for a renaissance of the teaching profession, Developing Teacher Leaders provides the means for igniting and actualizing this revitalization. The book illuminates a straightforward framework for tapping into and nurturing the existing leadership skills inherent in every teacher. ...show less