Awakening the Sleeping Giant : Helping Teachers Develop as Leaders

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2009-06-11
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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This third edition of a bestseller draws on the authors' two decades of experience in studying and observing the work of teacher leaders. Marilyn Katzenmeyer and Gayle Moller expand on the definition of leadership and its importance in improving outcomes in schools, and cover the careerlong development of teacher leaders from preservice preparation programs through ongoing support for veteran teacher leaders.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
About the Authorsp. xiii
Understanding Teacher Leadershipp. 1
Teacher Leadership Emergesp. 3
Definition of Teacher Leadershipp. 5
Three Potential Teacher Leadersp. 12
Readiness for Teacher Leadershipp. 14
Who Is Responsible?p. 15
Conclusionp. 21
Application Challengesp. 21
Promoting Teacher Leadershipp. 23
Rationale for Teacher Leadershipp. 24
Benefits of Teacher Leadershipp. 31
Teacher Leadership Assumptionsp. 34
Conclusionp. 39
Application Challengesp. 40
Developing Teacher Leadersp. 43
Professional Development for Teacher Leadersp. 46
Leadership Development for Teachersp. 49
A Development Model for Teacher Leadershipp. 58
Conclusionp. 61
Application Challengesp. 61
Understanding Myself and Others as Teachers and Leadersp. 65
Teacher Uniquenessp. 67
Reluctant Learners and Leadersp. 76
Acknowledging Diversityp. 78
Conclusionp. 80
Application Challengesp. 81
Building a Culture That Supports Teacher Leadershipp. 83
Dimensions of School Culturep. 85
Relationships Among Adults in the Schoolp. 90
Organizational Structurep. 92
Actions of the Principalp. 94
Conclusionp. 98
Application Challengesp. 98
Influencing Others Through Teacher Leadershipp. 101
Influence With Instructional Competencep. 102
How Teachers Influencep. 103
Influencing Strategiesp. 105
Teacher Leader Action in Schoolsp. 112
Conclusionp. 115
Application Challengesp. 116
Emerging Teacher Leadership and Its Challengesp. 119
Evolution of Teacher Leadershipp. 120
Many Faces of Teacher Leadershipp. 121
Challenges for Teacher Leadersp. 125
Conclusionp. 135
Application Challengesp. 135
Building a Future for Teacher Leadershipp. 139
Teacher Leadership in the Futurep. 141
Teacher Leader Concernsp. 146
Teacher Leaders as Advocates for Changep. 156
Conclusionp. 157
A Resource for Teacher Leadership: Philosophy of Education Inventory© (PEI©)p. 159
Teacher Leadership School Survey (TLSS)p. 189
Time for Teacher Leadershipp. 195
Teacher Leadership Books, Instruments, and Organizationsp. 203
Referencesp. 207
Indexp. 215
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