Invest, Influence, Inspire: Teacher Leadership in Action
“Within every school there is a sleeping giant of teacher leadership, which can be a strong catalyst for making change.”
—Marilyn Katzenmeyer & Gayle Moller, Awakening the Sleeping Giant, (2001)
Despite having roots in education since the 1980s, teacher leadership remains remarkably underdeveloped in schools across the nation. Although a variety of reasons for this have been identified, written about, and exposited over the years, the fact is that until all stakeholders (teachers included) see teacher leadership as an essential component of successful school reform, it will continue to take a backseat to other competing priorities.
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