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Teacher Leadership

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This course prepares participants to define, clarify, and reflect on their roles as educational leaders in diverse school communities. Participants explore leadership strategies for collaboration, coaching and mentoring, communication, and lifelong learning. Defining trends in teacher leadership, building a leadership supportive culture, and becoming a change agent are examined. Participants create a model for collaborating with school and community stakeholders to foster positive change in the school environment.

This graduate-level course is 4 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4

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    Professional Growth and Reflective Practices

    • Analyze the relationship between lifelong learning and professional growth.
    • Analyze the role of professional learning communities (PLCs) in promoting a culture that supports teacher leadership and lifelong learning.
    • Identify the differences between teacher reflection and teacher inquiry.
    • Describe how teacher reflection and teacher inquiry help shape the profession of teaching.
    • Propose strategies for supporting teacher reflection and teacher inquiry.
    • Identify the characteristics of a lifelong learner.

    Leadership and Collaboration

    • Describe the communication skills of effective teacher leaders.
    • Analyze the characteristics of an effective coach and mentor.
    • Identify opportunities for collaboration among stakeholders.
    • Develop a plan to foster collaboration within a diverse school community.

    Supporting and Influencing Change

    • Identify trends in teacher leadership.
    • Describe the role of teachers as change agents.
    • Explain methods to create support for change in a diverse school community.

    Defining and Examining Teacher Leadership

    • Describe teacher leadership.
    • Identify the benefits of effective teacher leadership.
    • Analyze current practices in teacher leadership.
    • Compare leadership roles of teachers, administrators, and other school personnel.
    • Explain personal rationales for being a teacher leader.
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    Teacher Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for current, certified P-12 teachers and administrators. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.

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